Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis
in the Age of COVID-19

The IMF, together with The University of Tokyo, will host the virtual conference “Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis in the Age of COVID-19” to bring together veteran and current policymakers and researchers from around the world to offer their insights on how best to manage financial risks during the current and future crises. Please join a series of live discussions on crisis management and prevention during November 23-25 to learn from the past and prepare for the future.

Date, Time, and Themes

November 23  9:00 pm - 11:10 pm Japan time (GMT+9)   Crisis Management Lessons

November 24  9:00 pm - 11:10 pm Japan time (GMT+9)   International Cooperation; Risk Management

November 25  9:00 pm - 11:10 pm Japan time (GMT+9)   Financial Regulation

Please refer to the IMF's website (English) or the University of Tokyo's website (Japanese) to see more details on the agenda and speakers.
English with Japanese simultaneous interpretation 

How to join
No registration required. The conference will be livestreamed on the IMF's website for the English channel and the University Tokyo's website for Japanese interpretation.

To submit questions in advance
If you would like to submit questions for the moderators and panelists to address during the conference sessions, please submit your questions via this online form by Thursday, November 19. We encourage you to submit your questions as early as possible so that they can be considered.
Featured Participants
This conference is co-organized by the IMF and the University of Tokyo.
Contact: IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific