Mar 18, 2015 10:50 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
GFCI 17 to be Launched In Busan, Korea
  • - Date: Monday, 23 March 2015, 09:00 AM (Korean Time)
    - Location: 23rd FL. Sky Hall of Busan Bank, Munhyeongeumyung-ro 30, Nam-gu, Busan 608-828, Korea
BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA--(Korea Newswire) March 18, 2015 -- Busan Metropolitan City and Z/Yen Group Ltd. are pleased to announce that the Global Financial Centres Index 17th edition launch conference will be held on Monday, 23 March 2015 at 09:00 AM (Korean Time) in Busan, Korea.

Hundreds of financial professionals in Korea and around the world will join the inspiring half-day conference on competitiveness of the world's leading financial centers.

Byung-soo Suh, the Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City, will deliver the opening remarks and Michael Mainelli, the Executive Director of Z/Yen, City of London's leading financial think-thank, will make a keynote speech, titled ‘Future visions of the leading financial centers and suggestions for the sustainable development of Busan International Finance Center.’

Mark Yeandle, Associate Director at Z/Yen Group and author of the GFCI index, will be presenting the main findings of GFCI 17 and discussing the trends in the competitiveness of the leading financial centers.

More details on the conference are available at www.bifc.kr.
Please confirm your presence by contacting jiyeon@bepa.kr

The GFCI 17 Launch Conference

∘ Date: Monday, March 23, 2015
∘ Venue: 23rd Fl. Sky Hall of Busan Bank (Munhyeongeumyung-ro 30, Nam-gu, Busan 608-828, Korea)
∘ Host: Busan Metropolitan City
∘ Organizer: Busan Economic Promotion Agency
∘ Sponsor: BS Financial Group

Agenda
08:30~09:00
Registration and Reception
09:00~09:05
Announcement of progress report about attracting GFCI 17 launch conference in Busan
09:05~09:15
Opening remarks :Suh Byung-soo, Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City
09:15~09:30
Congratulatory remarks
Sung Se-whan, Chairman and CEO of BS Financial Group
Suh Jae-hong, Director General for International Cooperation of Financial Services Commission
09:30~10:00
Keynote speech
“Future visions of the leading financial centers and suggestions for the sustainable development of Busan International Finance Center”
Michael Mainelli, Executive director of Z/Yen
10:00~10:15
Coffee break
10:15~11:00
Presentation
“The Main findings of GFCI 17 and the trends in the competitiveness of the leading centres”
Mark Yeandle, Associate director of Z/Yen
11:00~11:30
Q & A (press conference)
※ The above agenda is subject to change.
  • Media Contact
  • Park Jiyeon
    Busan Economic Promotion Agency
    International Financial City Promotion Center
     +82-51-888-6902
     jiyeon@bepa.kr
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