|To mark its 30th Anniversary last year, MAS hosted a conference, Central Banking in the New Economic and Financial Landscape on 20 July 2001. A number of eminent international speakers, including central bankers and academics, participated in the Conference to share global perspectives as well as regional experiences. Senior central bankers from the region and more than 400 senior representatives from local and foreign financial institutions, economists, academia and the public sector attended the conference. MAS also hosted a dinner on the same evening to commemorate its 30th Anniversary. Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong was the Guest-of-Honour. A special commemorative book, MAS: 30 Years of Central Banking Excellence was also issued. It features interviews with MAS past and present management and staff.