Public debt management

3rd Public Debt Management Conference


 3-4 October 2024 Washington DC, United States & online 

The Public Debt Management Network, an initiative jointly fostered by the OECD, the Italian Treasury, and the World Bank, is organising the 3rd edition of the biennial Public Debt Management Conference, which will be held at the World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC, United States, on October 3-4, 2024.

This conference is among the few events specifically aimed at promoting dialogue among policy makers (debt managers, central bankers, regulators), academics and market practitioners (investors, dealers, market infrastructures’ managers), to encourage knowledge sharing and collaboration across organisational and disciplinary boundaries. It will explore techniques, analysis and proposals to improve the management of public debt in the context of a shifting macroeconomic, geopolitical, regulatory, and technological environment.

The 3rd  edition of the PDM Conference will explore techniques, analyses, and proposals to address specific challenges related to public debt management within the following subject areas:

  • Disaster risk finance
  • ESG debt instruments including sovereign green, social, and sustainability bonds
  • Management of sovereign debt in an inflationary environment

The Conference will be held in-person and online. If you are interested in participating (in person or online), please fill out the registration form, with no registration fees. While all are welcome to register, please note that acceptance for in-person participation at the conference is not guaranteed due to limited space available in the meeting venue. Your application is thus an expression of interest. Deadline for in-person participation registration is June 28, 2024If your application is accepted, you will receive notification via email by July 31. Until receiving confirmation that your application is accepted, kindly refrain from making any travel arrangements. 

Please note that, although there are no registration fees, speakers and other participants will cover their own travel, accommodation, and other expenses.



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