Moody's 14th Annual Central Europe Summit Prague
Friday, April 24, 2020
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Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

After careful consideration, we have decided to cancel the upcoming Moody’s 14th Annual Central Europe Summit in Prague scheduled for 24 April 2020.

We apologise for the disruption to your schedule but are confident that this decision best aligns with the needs of our conference participants.

We will contact registrants with alternative arrangements, if applicable.

If you have any questions, please reach out to us at events.emea@moodys.com.

Agenda Highlights

Agenda

08.30   Registration & Coffee

09.00   Opening Remarks

Igor Ovcacik, Vice President – Relationship  Manager, CEE, Country Manager – Czech Republic

Chairman: David Aldrich, Managing  Director, Emerging Markets  

09.10   Keynote Presentation: Czech Economic Transformation 2.0

  • Moving towards a higher value-added knowledge economy: steps & challenges
  • Reinventing the concept of human capital
  • What role for the financial sector?

GUEST SPEAKER:

Helena Horská, Head of Economic Research, Raiffeisenbank a.s.

09.40   CEE Sovereigns: External Challenges and Domestic Pressure Points

  • Weaker external environment weighs on growth outlook
  • Long-term fiscal and competitiveness pressures put reforms in focus
  • Limited further upward rating pressure for the Czech Republic

 Steffen Dyck, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group

10.10   Corporate Plenary Session: Corporate Credit Trends in Europe

  • Drivers behind negative outlook
  • Developments in credit quality of European issuers
  • Common themes influencing under pressure sectors

Martin Kohlhase, Vice President –Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group

Followed by a panel discussion

Moderator: Mark Remshardt, Vice President – Senior Analyst, PPIF

Panellists:

Martin Durčák, Chairman of the Board, ČEPS, a.s.

Jan Brožík, Executive Finance Director,ČEZ, a.s.

11.00   Networking & Coffee Break

11.30   Banking Presentation: Czech Banks' Performance in a Changing Market and Regulatory Environment

  • Czech banks readiness for a weakening business climate, stiffer competition and rising regulatory demands
  • Implementing requirements for Minimum Own Funds and Eligible Liabilities requirement (MREL)
  • Trend towards sustainable finance and investing is shaping banks’ funding strategies

Melina Skouridou, CFA, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

11.45   Banking Plenary Session: Trends in Sustainable Finance and Capital Markets

Moderator: Carola Schuler, Managing Director - Banking, Financial Institutions Group

Panellists:

Tomáš Černý, Director Debt & EquityCapital Markets , Česká spořitelna, a.s.

Martin Němeček, Chief Executive Officer, CPI Property Group

12.20   Czech Covered Bonds: Time to Go International?

  • What are the motivations to issue international covered bonds?
  • Who are the potential investors?
  • Challenges when establishing an (international) covered bond program
  • Czech green covered bonds

Tomás Rodríguez-Vigil, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Structured Finance Group

13.00   Lunch

14.00   Event close

Agenda

08.30   Registration & Coffee

09.00   Opening Remarks

Igor Ovcacik, Vice President – Relationship  Manager, CEE, Country Manager – Czech Republic

Chairman: David Aldrich, Managing  Director, Emerging Markets  

09.10   Keynote Presentation: Czech Economic Transformation 2.0

GUEST SPEAKER:

Helena Horská, Head of Economic Research, Raiffeisenbank a.s.

09.40   CEE Sovereigns: External Challenges and Domestic Pressure Points

 Steffen Dyck, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group

10.10   Corporate Plenary Session: Corporate Credit Trends in Europe

Martin Kohlhase, Vice President –Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group

Followed by a panel discussion

Moderator: Mark Remshardt, Vice President – Senior Analyst, PPIF

Panellists:

Martin Durčák, Chairman of the Board, ČEPS, a.s.

Jan Brožík, Executive Finance Director,ČEZ, a.s.

11.00   Networking & Coffee Break

11.30   Banking Presentation: Czech Banks' Performance in a Changing Market and Regulatory Environment

Melina Skouridou, CFA, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Financial Institutions Group

11.45   Banking Plenary Session: Trends in Sustainable Finance and Capital Markets

Moderator: Carola Schuler, Managing Director - Banking, Financial Institutions Group

Panellists:

Tomáš Černý, Director Debt & EquityCapital Markets , Česká spořitelna, a.s.

Martin Němeček, Chief Executive Officer, CPI Property Group

12.20   Czech Covered Bonds: Time to Go International?

Tomás Rodríguez-Vigil, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Structured Finance Group

13.00   Lunch

14.00   Event close

Guest Speakers

Ing. Helena Horská Ph.D.
Head of Economic Research

Guest Speaker

Raiffeisenbank a.s.

Guest Speaker

Raiffeisenbank a.s.

Head of Economic Research
Ing. Helena Horská Ph.D.
Jan Brožík
Executive Finance Director

Guest Speaker

ČEZ, a.s.

Guest Speaker

ČEZ, a.s.

Executive Finance Director
Jan Brožík
Tomáš Černý
Director of Debt Capital Markets

Guest Speaker

Česká spořitelna, a.s.

Guest Speaker

Česká spořitelna, a.s.

Director of Debt Capital Markets
Tomáš Černý
Martin Durčák
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Guest Speaker

ČEPS, a.s.

Guest Speaker

ČEPS, a.s.

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Martin Durčák
Martin Němeček
Chief Executive Officer

Guest Speaker

CPI Property Group

Guest Speaker

CPI Property Group

Chief Executive Officer
Martin Němeček

Moody's Speakers

David Aldrich
Managing Director
EMEA Emerging Markets

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

EMEA Emerging Markets
Managing Director
David Aldrich
Igor Ovcacik
Vice President – Relationship Manager, CEE, Country Manager – Czech Republic

Guest Speaker

Guest Speaker

Vice President – Relationship Manager, CEE, Country Manager – Czech Republic
Igor Ovcacik
Steffen Dyck
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group
Steffen Dyck
Martin Kohlhase
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group
Martin Kohlhase
Mark Remshardt
Vice President – Senior Analyst,
Infrastructure Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Infrastructure Finance Group
Vice President – Senior Analyst,
Mark Remshardt
Carola Schuler
Managing Director - Banking Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Managing Director - Banking Group
Carola Schuler
Melina Skouridou, CFA
Assistant Vice President – Analyst Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Assistant Vice President – Analyst Financial Institutions Group
Melina Skouridou, CFA
Tomás Rodríguez-Vigil
Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Structured Finance Group
Tomás Rodríguez-Vigil

For more information please contact Events Manager - Larisa.Galakova-Rothe@moodys.com.