Amid a new economic landscape, initiatives to bridge the social gap and ways to drive more sustainable growth, the International Banking Conference brings together public and private sector experts from all four corners of the globe every year to dissect the present and future of the economy.

Do you want to know the opinions of last year’s attendees?
Interview: Ana Botín with James Harding
The Rt Hon Mr George Osborne with Jonathan Hill
KEYNOTE: Pablo Hernández de Cos, Governor, Bank of Spain
Competing for Growth: Finding common ground in a fragmenting world

Ana Botín, Group Executive Chair, Banco Santander
George Osborne, Partner, Robey Warshaw
Francesco Starace, Partner, EQT Infrastructure

Moderator: James Harding, Co-Founder and Editor, Tortoise

Fireside chat: David Petraeus with James Harding
KEYNOTE: José Manuel Campa, Chairman, European Banking Authority
Parallel sessions

• AI in Finance: What’s Next? with Bárbara Navarro (moderator) Brad LevyJavier Martínez and Andrea Renda 

• Financial Stability: The Lessons of 2023 with Wim Mijs (moderator) Sheila BairJosé Manuel Campa and Dr. Joachim Wuermeling 

• Cybersecurity: Competition, Cooperation and Global Challenges with Hazel Diez (moderator) Tom ClementiJeannette Jarvis and Alexandra Maniati 

Reputational risk: Finance and business in film and literature

Sheila Bair, Member, Santander International Advisory Board, and former Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Brian Cox, Actor
Iain Martin, Editor and Publisher, Reaction
Karina Sainz Borgo, Writer and Journalist, ABC

Moderator: James Harding, Co-Founder and Editor, Tortoise

Shared mission: Driving growth and resilience in a changing world

Alfonso García Mora, Regional Vice President Europe and Latin America & theCaribbean
Ricardo Mourinho Félix, Vice-President at European Investment Bank

Moderator: Alicia García Herrero, Chief Economist for AsiaPacific, Natixis

Video Nadia Calviño, First Vice-President and Minister for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation
Closing: Héctor Grisi, Chief Executive Officer, Banco Santander
James Harding wrap – Summation