Joint European Central Bank (ECB) and European Banking Authority (EBA) international conference: Addressing supervisory challenges through enhanced collaboration

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The European Central Bank Single Supervisory Mechanism (ECB SSM) and the EBA are jointly organsising a conference on supervisory convergence which will take place on 3 and 4 September 2024 at the ECB premises in Frankfurt. The event aims to explore the multiple dimensions of international supervisory cooperation, including past achievements and future challenges.


Event information

Date: 3-4 September 2024

Conference format and target audience: the event will take place in person only and is aimed at representatives of Competent Authorities

Location: European Central Bank, Eurotower, Kaiserstraße 29, 60311 Frankfurt am Main

Conference language: English


Registrations: open soon



Tuesday 3 September 2024
11:30Registration and coffee
12:30Buffet lunch

Conny Lotze, Deputy Director General Communications, European Central Bank (ECB)

Welcome discussion

Claudia Buch, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB

José Manuel Campa, Chairperson of the European Banking Authority (EBA)

Keynote speech

Michael J Hsu, Acting Comptroller of the Currency, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Session 1 - Global supervisory cooperation in times of turbulence

Moderator: Sarah Breeden, Deputy Governor for Financial Stability, Bank of England


Colm Kelleher, Chairman of the Board of Directors, UBS
Elizabeth McCaul, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
Marina Moretti, Deputy Director in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department of the International Monetary Fund 

15:30Coffee break
Session 2 - Promoting effective cooperation amongst supervisors
Panel 1 - Supervisory cooperation in the European banking sector

Moderator: Helmut Ettl, Vice-Chairperson, EBA & Executive Director, Austrian Financial Market Authority


Kerstin af Jochnick, Member of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
Sanja Petrinić Turković, Executive Director of Prudential Regulation and Methodology Area, Hrvatska narodna banka
Stefan Walter, Chief Executive Officer, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority 

Panel 2 - Supervisory cooperation in the EU and beyond on new challenges

Moderator: François-Louis Michaud, Executive Director, EBA


John Berrigan, Director General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
Jennifer Burns, Deputy Director, Division of Supervision & Regulation, Federal Reserve Board
Elena Carletti, Professor of Finance, Bocconi University and Member of the Board of Directors, UniCredit S.p.A.
Mónica Lopez-Monis Gallego, Global Head of Supervisory and Regulatory Relations, Santander Group

17:30End of first conference day
18:30Dinner – by invitation only
Dinner speech

Agustín Carstens, General Manager, Bank for International Settlements

Wednesday 4 September 2024
8:00Registration and breakfast
Session 3 - Supervisory cooperation across sectors to tackle global challenges
Introduction, followed by keynote speech

Pablo Hernández de Cos, Chair of the Advisory Technical Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board, former Chair of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision

Panel 1 - The need for global action to address climate and environmental risks

Moderator: Sabine Mauderer, Member of the Deutsche Bundesbank’s Executive Board and Chair of the Network for Greening the Financial System


Anna Breman, First Deputy Governor, Sveriges Riksbank
Gek Choo Goh, Executive Director, Banking Department II, Monetary Authority of Singapore
Fausto Parente, Executive Director, European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority

Keynote speech

Frank Elderson, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB

10:45Coffee break
Panel 2 - Supervision of IT-related risks

Moderator: Margarita Delgado, Deputy Governor, Banco de España


Gerry Cross, Director of Financial Regulation - Policy and Risk, Central Bank of Ireland 
Swaminathan Janakiraman, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Panel 3 - Cross-sectoral supervision and supervision of non-banks

Moderator: Pedro Gustavo Teixeira, Director General SSM Governance & Operations, ECB


Violaine Clerc, Executive Secretary of the Financial Action Task Force
YJ Fischer, Director, Office of International Affairs, US Securities Exchange Commission
Verena Ross, Chairperson, European Securities and Markets Authority 

Concluding remarks

François-Louis Michaud, Executive Director, EBA

Pedro Gustavo Teixeira, Director General SSM Governance & Operations, ECB

12:40Buffet lunch
13:30 End of conference

This programme may be subject to change without notice.

Audiovisual notice: The Conference will be open to media. A photographer will be present at the event taking photographs for our internet / intranet webpage. If you prefer not to have your photograph taken, please approach the photographer directly. The event may be filmed and the video recording, or parts of it, may be published on the internet / intranet.