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Budapest Economic Forum 2020

Date: 8th October 2020  

Location: Marriott Hotel, Budapest

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08:00-08:40 Registration

Section I: Opening session – Hungary and the coronavirus

Moderator: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio Csoport)

08:40 - 08:50

Welcome speech

Speaker: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio Csoport)

08:50 - 09:20

A new world after the coronavirus?

What is the global and Hungarian economic outlook? What changes in economic policy can the current pandemic bring?

Speaker: Pernille Henneberg, Analyst, Citibank Global

09:20 - 09:45

Hungarian crisis management and outlook

Speaker: Mihály Varga, Minister for Finance, Ministry of Finance

09:45 - 10:15

How does the pandemic affect Hungarian businesses?

What are their experiences and what lessons have they learned? Will local supplier chains become more important?

Moderator: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio Csoport)

Conversation participants:

10:15 - 10:40

What is economic policy doing during the coronavirus crisis?

Speaker: Márton Nagy, gazdaságfejlesztési miniszter, Magyarország Kormánya

10:40 - 10:55

Results of the KPMG CEO survey

Speaker: Rezső Rózsai, CEO, KPMG

10:55 - 11:25

KPMG CEO Outlook 2020 panel

Moderator: Rezső Rózsai, CEO, KPMG

Conversation participants:

11:25 - 11:40

Coffee break

Section II: Life after the coronavirus

Moderator: István Madár, Senior Analyst, Portfolio

11:40 - 12:00

What scenarios does the world face after the pandemic?

In what direction could the world move in economic and social terms? What would it take to realise the optimistic scenario?

Speaker: Alan Iny, Partner and Director, Creativity & Scenarios, Boston Consulting Group

12:00 - 12:20

Analyst roundtable on Hungary's economic outlook

Moderator: István Madár, Senior Analyst, Portfolio

Conversation participants:

12:20 - 12:40

The healing power of innovation

Speaker: Ákos Dr. Kókai-Nagy, CEO, AIPM

12:40 - 13:00

What will the Europe of the future be like?

The future of the EU: the crisis broke important taboos, so can Europe head towards closer integration as a result?

Speaker: Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow, Bruegel Institute

13:00 - 13:15

Europe today: Challenges and opportunities

Speaker: Czerwińska Teresa, Vice-President of the EIB

13:15 - 14:00

Lunch break

Section 3.A: Hungarian banks after the crisis

Moderator: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio Csoport)

14:00 - 14:20

Situation report from the euro area – looking back and forward from the European Central Bank

Speaker: Dr. Ottó Heinz, Head of the Financial Law Division at European Central Bank

14:20 - 15:10

Bank executive panel

Moderator: Zoltán Bán, CEO, Net Média Zrt. (Portfolio Csoport)

Conversation participants:

15:10 - 15:35

Coffee break

Section III.B: The coronavirus and challenges in credit management in 2020

Moderator: Ákos Schmidt, Member of the Board, Hungarian Credit Management Association

14:00 - 14:15

Poland & CEE – fragile and uneven recovery

Speaker: Dyrcz Robert, Chairman, Polish Institute of Credit Management

14:15 - 14:30

Economic panorama in the storm of the coronavirus. Over the crisis? - More like in it, unfortunately

Speaker: Dr. Hajnalka Csorbai, Head of Strategy, Opten Kft.

14:30 - 14:45

The key to the successful introduction of digital credit management: Agility

Speaker: Zoltán Sáska, IT manager, Credit Management Group

14:45 - 15:15

How has COVID-19 affected shared services centres? Solutions that work - Focusing on credit/cash collection

Moderator: Klára Boór, Director, Swiss Klass

Conversation participants:

15:15 - 15:35

Coffee break

Section IV: The present and future of the CFO profession

Moderator: Krisztina Bogdán, vezérigazgató-helyettes, Commerzbank Zrt.

15:35 - 15:55

The maturity of the finance sector and the CFO of the future

Speaker: Gábor Balázs, Partner, PwC Hungary

15:55 - 16:10

SME behaviour patterns during the COVID outbreak as seen by banks

Speaker: Sándor Bertalan, középvállalati üzletág ügyvezető igazgató, Magyar Bankholding Zrt.

16:10 - 17:00

CFO panel: corporate finance in the shadow of the coronavirus

Conversation participants:

CFO of the Year 2020 award ceremony

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Organisation, general questions

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