XIXth European Congress of the EFBS in Prague

“Housing finance: addressing regulation,
low interest rates, and digitisation”

Preliminary Programme

Thursday 17 October 2019

From 10:00

Registration of congress delegates and accompanying persons at the congress hotel “Corinthia”

14:30

Welcome coffee in the foyer of the conference hall

15:00

Opening of the XIXth European Congress of the EFBS in the Bellevue conference hall,  floor 24 of the congress hotel

Session 1: “Have we reached a turning point in financial and housing markets?“

  • Jan Jeníček, President of the EFBS and Chairman of the Board,
    Raiffeisen stavební spořitelna a.s. Czech Republic
  • Tomáš Nidetzký, Vice-Governor of the Czech National Bank
  • Karin Wagner, Senior Expert at Österreichische Nationalbank, Austria

17:30

End of the first congress day

18:30

Delegates and accompanying persons meet in the lobby of the congress hotel.
Departure for the evening event

19:00

Evening event at the invitation of the Association of Czech Building Savings Banks AČSS

Friday 18 October 2019

09:00

Session 2: “Regulation with side effects: Impacts on housing finance“

  • Christian König, Managing Director of the EFBS and
    of the Association of Private Bausparkassen, Germany
  • Bengt Hansson, housing market expert and former senior economist
    of Boverket, Sweden

10:30

Coffee and tea break

11:00

Session 3: “Housing finance – risk management between rising real estate  prices, low interest rates and margin pressure“

12:20

Buffet lunch

13:20

Session 4: “The digital mortgage: opportunities and limits“

  • Bernd Hertweck, CEO, Wüstenrot Bausparkasse, Germany
  • Tomas Prochazka, Vice President of Product at Tink, Sweden

14:50

Coffee and tea break

15:10

Session 5: “Goal-oriented saving: central pillar of a sustainable financing culture”

  • Achim Dübel, independent consultant, Germany
  • Thomas O. Klimpke, partner ZEB, Germany

about 16:30

End of the congress

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