As four decades of rapid globalization are giving way to a more fragmented world, many of our challenges remain global. How can governments and business ensure that resilience and sustainable, inclusive growth go hand-in-hand in this rapidly changing landscape? 

This year’s conference explored the best paths forward to ensure people and the planet can prosper as we navigate these new currents.

Watch what attendees had to say about the IBC 2022

Ana Botín and Johannes Hahn

Keys to growth in a changing economy

Moderator: James Harding

Speakers: Ana Botín, Roberto Campos Neto, Oby Ezekwesili and Johannes Hahn

The future of money: CBDCs, crypto currencies and digitalization

Moderator: James Harding

Speakers: Izabella Kaminska, Eswar S. Prasad and John Whelan

Speaker: Nadia Calviño, First Vice-President and Minister for the Economy and Digital Transformation, Spain

Rules for reliable finance - Leveraging strength to foster growth

Moderator: Lord Hill

Speakers: Greg Baer, Andreas Dombret and Sylvie Goulard

Getting to Net-Zero: Same destination, different paths

Moderator: Sonja Gibbs

Speakers: Sarah Breeden, Walter Schalka and José Linares


Lawrence H. Summers and James Harding 

Outlook for growth

Moderator Alejandra Kindelán

Speakers: Pablo Hernández de Cos and José Antonio Álvarez

Plenary summation

James Harding 

Parallel Sessions

• Latin America’s choices: Trade, politics and prosperity with José Juan Ruíz (Moderator), Moisés Naím, Michael Reid and Esther Solano (Speakers)

• The Atlantic Alliance in a fragmenting world with Cristina Manzano (Moderator), Carlota García Encina, Anthony Gardner and Radoslaw Sikorski (Speakers)

 Deep-Dive: Audience Q&A with Bárbara Navarro and Eswar Prasad