AEIR 2021

High-Level Policy Dialogue on Regional Cooperation to Support Innovation, Inclusion, and Stability in Asia


The High-Level Policy Dialogue on Regional Cooperation to Support Innovation, Inclusion, and Stability in Asia, to be held on 11 October 2018 in Bali, Indonesia, will gather central bankers, financial regulators, international organization heads, and market participants to discuss the role of technology in creating new markets and opportunities for the inclusive future of Asia, and how to foster technological entrepreneurship that can have a positive impact on innovation, inclusion, and sustainable development in Asia.


The high-level policy dialogue aims to shed light on key drivers of innovation in financial technology and their implications for financial inclusion and stability. It will also discuss the role of regional cooperation, policy makers including central bankers and financial regulators in managing this process.

Event details


11 October 2018
Sahadewa Room,
Grand Bali Nusa Dua, Indonesia


  • James Villafuerte
    Regional Cooperation and Integration Division, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank


Background Report

How to register

Please join through the registration page.


Target participants

Policymakers from ADB developing member countries
Think-tanks, institutes, academia, and centers of excellence
NGOs and civil society organizations
Embassy/trade commissioners


Resource speakers

Eminent speakers include:
Junhong Chang Director,
ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office
Takehiko Nakao President,
Asian Development Bank
Ravi Menon Managing Director,
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Veerathai Santiprabhob Governor,
Bank of Thailand
Mirza Adityaswara Senior Deputy Governor,
Bank Indonesia
Diwa Guinigundo Deputy Governor,
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour Deputy Governor,
Bank Negara Malaysia
Neav Chanthana Deputy Governor,
National Bank of Cambodia
Mary Ellen Iskenderian President and CEO,
Women’s World Banking