The theme for the 2018 Bank of Canada Annual Economic Conference is inflation targeting.

The first session being webcast features the John Kuszczak Memorial Lecture, delivered by David Romer (University of California, Berkeley), with introductory remarks by Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri.

The second session is a panel discussion moderated by Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Timothy Lane, with participants Martin Eichenbaum (Northwestern University), Adam Posen (Peterson Institute for International Economics) and Frank Smets (European Central Bank).