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The Institute for Politics and Society is holding a debate called The Tradition of Czech Monetary Policy.

We will soon celebrate twenty-five years of separate Czech currency. At our short afternoon debate consisting of two hourly panels, we recall its birth, separation and how the inflation, convertibility and stability of banks proved to be the benchmark against the currencies of neighboring states and other states in the region. We will also touch on the evaluation of the CNB’s teams and work. In the second panel we will focus on the recent past (currency intervention), the present and the future of the Czech crown. Experts on the subject will come closer to the advantages and disadvantages that would bring us into the eurozone.

Speakers in the first panel :

Josef Kotrba, Chairman of the Czech branch of Deloitte

Pavel Kysilka, Founder of 6D Academy – former CEO of Česká spořitelna and vice-governor of the Czech National Bank

Pavel Racocha, Ekonomist, former member of the Czech National Bank Board of Directors

Speakers in the second panel:

Helena Horská, Chief Financial Officer of Raiffeisenbank a.s.

Lubomir Lízal, Former member of the Bank Board of the Czech National Bank

Oldřich Dědek, Member of the Bank Board of the Czech National Bank

The debate will take place on 18th October 2017 from 17:00 to 19:00 in the Headquarters of Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren (Jungmannova 9, Prague 1). The first panel will be moderated by Jan Macháček, a chairman of the board of the Institute for Politics and Society and the second panel by Jan Klesla, Deputy Head of the Economic Section, Lidové noviny (Czech Republic).