Explore with us the importance of trust, challenges to trust in the digital age and ways to build trust in the 2019 Santander International Banking Conference.


Conference opening

Ana Botín and Nadia Calviño.

The state of trust: an update

Richard Edelman.

Trust and value in the global economy

Mariana Mazzucato.

Banking on trust: leadership, responsiveness and resilience

Moderator: James Harding, Founder, Tortoise.

Speakers: Richard Edelman, Mariana Mazzucato and Ana Botín.

In data we trust - or do we?

Introduction: E. Glen Weyl.

Building trust in data: use, abuse and responsability

Moderator: Cristina San José.

Speaker: E. Glen Weyl and Diego Rubio.

Dialogue on Europe: peace, prosperity, and mistrust

Moderator: Matthew Goodwin.

Speakers: Carl Bildt.

Competition in the digital age: ensuring a diverse economy

Moderator: Wim Mijs.

Speakers: Luiz Awazu Pereira da Silva, Greg Medcraft, Barry C. Lynn and Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl.

Case study: the path of trust in Argentina

Silvia Flores.

The outlook of trust

Moderator: James Harding.

Speakers: José Antonio Álvarez, Pablo Hernández de Cos, Martin Gilbert.

Plenary conclusions: James Harding.

Breakout sessions

Populism and trust in Europe. With: Professor Matthew Goodwin.

Breakout sessions

Filling the green financing gap. With: Eila Kreivi, Peter Sweatman, and Ana Rivero.

Breakout sessions

Trust in digital currencies: what we know, what we don’t know and what we need to know. With: Jean-Pierre Landau and John Whelan.


This year the Santander International Banking Conference is bringing together representatives from the most relevant public and private institutions who will take part in different keynotes, conversations and panels throughout the day.

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