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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Improving Diversity in the Financial Services Industry: A Holistic View

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 12:53 PM

The conference will explore issues and solutions for improving opportunities for minorities and women in the financial services sector. Through a combination of panel discussions and presentations by a broad range of industry professionals, academics and current students, the conference will shed light on the full range of issues and challenges that impact the level of diversity within the industry.

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Central Banking Series: Madrid

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 12:51 PM

The Global Interdependence Center's Central Banking Series is held all over the world and will continue in Madrid this October. GIC looks forward to once again partnering with the Fundacion Rafael del Pino and BBVA in welcoming expert speakers, such as Christian Noyer, former governor of the Banque de France.

October 3rd- 4th, 2016

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Central Banking Series: Dublin

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 12:47 PM

The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) held its first program in Dublin in 2007 and is proud to return to the city as the Irish Republic celebrates its centenary in 2016. This Central Banking Series event will be held in partnership with the Central Bank of Ireland and the Irish American Business Chamber and Network, and will feature Sharon Donnery, Deputy Governor Central Banking, Central Bank of Ireland, and Patrick T. Harker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The series will continue in Madrid the following week.

September 29-30, 2016

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Where Are We Now?

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 12:41 PM

The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is proud to partner with the Denver Association of Business Economists for “Where Are We Now?” a joint program held in Denver, Colorado. This one-of-a-kind event will provide enlightening insights from featured leading policy makers, financial leaders and economists.

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8th Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 12:32 PM

The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is proud to once again partner with the Bronze Buffalo Foundation, along with BYU Idaho and Success in Education, for the Rocky Mountain Economic Summit. Held just outside of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this one-of-a-kind event will feature leading policy makers, financial leaders and economists over two days.

July 14th-15th, 2016

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Wednesday, March 02, 2016

34th Annual Monetary and Trade Conference

Posted to Event by Ms. Julia Strapp of Global Interdependence Center at 3:45 PM

For nearly 40 years, GIC has been a proponent of open and free trade. This year's AMT conference will focus on the potential impacts of mega trade agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The three panels will highlight macro level as well as sectoral impacts on the economy.

Featuring:
Dr. Gabriel Felbermayr, Director at the Ifo Cetner for International Economics
Dr. Robert B. Koopman, Chief Economist and Director of Economic Research and Statistical Division at the WTO
Dr. Aaditya Mattoo, Research Head of the Trade and Integration Division at the World Bank
Dr. Mykyta A. Vesselovsky, Office of the Chief Economist at Trade and Development Canada
Dr. Yoto Yotov, Professor of Economics at the LeBow College of Business Drexel University
Dr. Serge Shikher, International Economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission

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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

A New Paradigm for Commodities: Inflation Expectations, Implications & Policy Response

Posted to Event by Ms. Julia Strapp of Global Interdependence Center at 4:35 PM

Featuring:

• François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor, Banque de France
• Jeffrey Lacker, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
• Axel A. Weber, Chairman of the Board of Directors, UBS Group AG
• Catherine L. Mann, Chief Economist, OECD
• José Maria Brandão de Brito, Chief Economist, Millenniumbcp
• Gregorio De Felice, Chief Economist and Head of Research, Intesa Sanpaolo
• Michael Drury, Chief Economist at McVean Trading and Investments
• Steve Malin, Director Investment Strategist, Allianz
• Donald Rissmiller, Founding Partner of Strategas Research Partners
• Stephen Sexauer, Chief Investment Officer, San Diego County Retirement Association
• Jorge Sicilia, Chief Economist, BBVA Group and Director of BBVA Research
• John Silvia, Managing Director and Chief Economist, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
• Kathleen Stephansen, Senior Economic Advisor, Boston Consulting Group, Center for Macroeconomics

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Friday, December 11, 2015

The Bottom Line of Disabilities: Investing in Social Change

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 9:45 AM

“Autism in the Workforce: Identifying Obstacles and Leveraging Innovation”

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Boehne Auditorium
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
100 N. Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

This symposium is one in a series that convenes expert panelists including corporate and civic leaders, advocates, and industry professionals to discuss the economic impact that disabilities have in our communities. It is an opportunity for candid conversations about the innovative ways to tackle the pressing social, financial, and economic issues related to disabilities. Beginning in 2014, the first two installments of this series took place in Salt Lake City, and we are delighted to bring this important discussion to Philadelphia in 2016. A portion of the proceeds from the program will be donated to Columbus Community Center.

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Monday, November 16, 2015

GIC Welcomes Patrick Harker, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 11:44 AM

Patrick T. Harker took office on July 1, 2015, as the 11th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In this role, Harker participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation’s monetary policy. Before taking office at the Philadelphia Fed, Harker served as the 26th president of the University of Delaware.

GIC has enjoyed a longstanding relationship with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and we hope you will join us for this opportunity to meet and welcome President Harker on December 1st.

Business Attire. Wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres provided.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

5:30 PM – Registration
6:30 PM – Remarks
7:00PM – Networking
8:30 PM – Conclusion

A.J. Drexel Picture Gallery, 3rd Floor, Drexel University Main Building
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104


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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Energy Interdependence in the Western Hemisphere

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 12:10 PM

Senior leaders from the energy sector, various governments and trade organizations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada are slated to discuss energy markets and new opportunities, such as the Greater Philadelphia "energy hub." The event will take place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday, November 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Panels will dive deeply into a range of sub-topics, including: the U.S. East Coast energy hub; supply chains and modes of transportation; the impacts of public policy and regulatory environments on efficient redistribution and trade; financial impacts of new energy pricing and trade patterns; regional, national, and global implications of energy interdependence; and new energy opportunities, uses and risks.

View the full agenda and register at http://bit.ly/phl115


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Thursday, August 07, 2014

2014 Celebration of Interdependence

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 1:25 PM

Join the Global Interdependence Center for an evening of fun! The 2014 Celebration of Interdependence will honor Canada and guest of honor John F. Prato, consul general of Canada in New York, will share a few remarks. In addition, the evening will feature food stations of Canadian-influenced cuisine with expertly paired wine, a silent auction, a mystery wine contest and a chance to win $800 in American Airline gift cards! To learn more or register, visit http://bit.ly/2014coi.


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International Commodities and Mobility

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 12:47 PM

Join GIC as we host a discussion led by Mimi Sheller, Ph.D., on international commodities and mobility at Drexel University.


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Gearing for the Future of Risk Management

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 11:33 AM

The Global Interdependence Center is proud to partner with the Financial Risk Institute on "Gearing for the Future in Risk Management." Speakers include:
• Fabio Battaglia of Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
• Jefferson Braswell of Tahoe Blue Ltd.
• Michael Boldin of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
• Annette Cortez of ACT Consulting
• Thomas Day of Moody’s Analytics
• Ralph Giraud of Rutgers School of Business – Camden
• Tom Kimner of SAS Institute
• Nicholas Kiritz of Promontory Financial Group, LLC
• Tom Kozlik of Janney Montgomery Scott
• Steven Lee of Global Client Consulting
• Frank Morisano of Ma Lee Advisory Limited
• Aidan O’Connor of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
• Luke Tilley of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
• Marti Tirinnanzi of Financial Standards, Inc.
• Christopher Zimmerman of Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP


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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Bottom Line of Disabilities: The Social, Financial and Economic Impact in our Communities

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 3:29 PM

This event, in Salt Lake City, Utah, will examine the social, financial, and economic issues that impact how individuals with significant disabilities can be gainfully employed in the competitive labor market and safely integrated into the communities where they live. Panelists will include a cross section of business and community leaders and the role that governmental entities, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, researchers, businesses, and the nonprofit sector play in facilitating and advancing opportunities for these individuals.

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Rocky Mountain Economic Summit

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 3:07 PM

Join GIC and the Bronze Buffalo Club for this annual tradition in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Featuring three Federal Reserve Bank presidents, entrepreneurs, and leaders in finance and academia, the 2014 Rocky Mountain Economic Summit is a one-of-a-kind event that you don't want to miss!

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Managing Currency Risk in the ETF Space

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 1:54 PM

GIC's event in NY will feature:
• Dino Kos, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs, CLS
• David Kotok, CIO of Cumberland Advisors and GIC Vice Chair of the Central Banking Series
• Joe Mahoney, ETF Sales & Trading, JaneStreet
• Catherine Mann, Ph.D., Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance at Brandeis University’s International Business School and GIC Board Member
• Andrew McOrmond, Managing Director, ETF Execution Services at WallachBeth
• Joseph Nelesen, Member of the Product Management and Consulting Team, iShares U.S. Product
• Vito Racanelli, Senior Editor of Barron’s
• Don Rissmiller, Founding Partner, Strategas Research Partners and GIC Board Member
• Rhonda Schaffler, Multimedia Video Reporter and Anchor, Reuters Insider
• Jeremy Schwartz, Director of Research, WisdomTree
• Kathleen Stephansen, Chief Economist, AIG and GIC Board Member
• Jason Trennert, Chairman and CEO, Strategas Research Partners


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Monetary Policy and Currency Issues in 2014: QE or Not QE

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 1:50 PM

Featuring:
• Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska, Member of the Board, National Bank of Poland
• David Altig, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
• Manuel Balmaseda, Chief Economist, CEMEX
• Julian Callow, Former Chief International Economist, Barclays
• John Calverly, Head of Macroeconomics, Standard Chartered
• Michael Drury, Chief Economist at McVean Trading and Investments
• Stephane Duo, Global Head of Macro Strategy Research, UBS Investment Bank
• Larry Hatheway, Managing Director and Head of Global Asset Allocation, UBS Investment Bank
• Kozo Koide, Chief Economist, DIAM
• Catherine Mann, Ph.D., Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance at Brandeis University’s International Business School and Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
• Michael Marrese, Head of EMEA EM Economics and Sovereign Strategy, JPMorgan
• Don Rissmiller, Founding Partner of Strategas Research Partners


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Monetary Policy in Transition: Implications for Growth, Markets and the Dollar

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 1:41 PM

Join GIC for the 32nd Annual Monetary and Trade Conference as we welcome the following speakers:
• Doug Duncan, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Economist for Fannie Mae
• Bill Dunkelberg Ph.D., Chief Economist of the National Federation of Independent Business and GIC Board Member
• Stu Hoffman, Ph.D., Chief Economist of PNC Bank
• Andre Kurman, Professor of Economics, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University
• Mickey Levy, Ph.D., Chief Economist of Blenheim LLC
• Catherine Mann, Ph.D., Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance at Brandeis University’s International Business School, Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and GIC Board Member
William Poole, Former President, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Honoring a Global Citizen: Jeffrey Lacker

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 2:55 PM

The Global Interdependence Center is pleased to recognize Jeffrey Lacker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, as the 2013 Global Citizen.

Recipients of the Global Citizen Award have demonstrated a commitment to the principles set forth in our Declaration of Interdependence and have been strong advocates of GIC’s efforts to encourage the development of worldwide communities through increased knowledge, understanding and partnership.

GIC is honored to present President Lacker, a frequent speaker at GIC events, with this award.

The League’s Dress Code requires Business Casual Attire for ladies and gentlemen. Gentlemen are required to wear a collared shirt and slacks; turtleneck and mock-turtleneck shirts may be worn when accompanied by a suit jacket or sport coat. At no time are jeans, sneakers, athletic clothing, or shorts permitted. The League reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone not adhering to the Dress Code.


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Thursday, September 05, 2013

The U.S. and Bahrain: A Conversation with Houda Ezra Nonoo, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 1:26 PM

Held at the University of Pennsylvania, this event will feature a reception and talk by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States.

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Women and Risk: Myth or Market Opportunity?

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 1:26 PM

GIC's inaugural women's conference will feature:
-Sheila Bair, Former Chairperson of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
-Sandra Pianalto, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
-Mary Caraccioli, Executive Producer of Al Jazeera America and GIC Board Member
-Marg Franklin, Marret Private Wealth
-Mary Graham Davis, President of the Davis Consulting Group LLC
-Marsha Jones, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
-Susan Kalla, Contributing Editor at Forbes
-Monika Machon, Global Head of Asset Management at AIG

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Celebration of Interdependence

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 1:26 PM

Join GIC for this year’s Celebration of Interdependence, honoring Ghana and featuring a silent auction and dinner stations.


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Thursday, June 13, 2013

GIC and Drexel Present Vice President Joseph Boakai of Liberia

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 1:48 PM

Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai of the Republic of Liberia will join GIC members and friends for an afternoon discussion about Liberia and Africa. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to discuss emerging markets with an executive-level policymaker!

Thursday, June 20, 2 - 4 p.m.
Paul Peck Alumni Center at Drexel University

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Tuesday, June 04, 2013

The Evolving Market Landscape, plus a special feature on America’s Cities

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 10:28 AM

Join GIC in Bermuda for a discussion on global banking, monetary policy, inflation and the macroeconomy, featuring:
- Michael Bryan, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta;
- Harvey Rosenblum, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas;
- Herb Taylor, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia;
- Dennis Archer, Dennis W. Archer PLLC;
- Tom Donlan, Barron’s;
- Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae;
- William Dunkelberg, Liberty Bell Bank;
- Patrick Gannon, Smart Grid Interoperability Panel;
- Peter Gold, TheGoldGroup, LLC;
- David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors;
- Nathan Kowalski, CFA Society Bermuda;
- Robert Kurtter, Moody’s Investors Service;
- Catherine Mann, Brandeis University;
- Paul McCulley, the Global Society of Fellows;
- John Mousseau, Cumberland Advisors;
- Donald Rissmiller, Strategas Research Partners;
- Stephen Sexauer, Allianz Global Investors Solutions;
- Kathleen Stephansen, AIG Asset Management;
- George Tsetsekos, Drexel’s LeBow College of Business.


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Fifth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 10:19 AM

Join many of the best minds in finance at the fifth annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit on July 12 in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

This event will feature:
- Jim Bullard of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;
- Charles Plosser of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia;
- Axel Weber of UBS;
- Julian Callow of Barclays;
- Bill Dunkelberg of the National Federation of Independent Business;
- Michael Drury of McVean Trading & Investments;
- J. Paul Horne, an independent international market economist;
- Kozo Koide of DIAM Co Ltd.;
- David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors;
- Catherine Mann of Brandeis University;
- Paul McCulley of the GIC Global Society of Fellows;
- Tyler Norton of the Hyde-Norton Group;
- Steve Sexauer of Allianz Global Investors Solutions;
- Charles Silverman of Wells Fargo; and
- George Tsetsekos of Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Recovery 2013 – Strength or Stagnation?

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 3:12 PM

The European recovery has widespread implications. Monetary and fiscal policy in countries around the world will be shaped, in part, on the strength of the euro zone. Join Presidents Charles Plosser and Eric Rosengren of the Federal Reserve Banks of Philadelphia and Boston respectively, as well as industry leaders and academics form the U.S. and Italy, in Milan, Italy on May 16 as they discuss the prospect of the European recovery.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The 31st Annual Monetary & Trade Conference in Partnership with Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business: Fixing the Banking System for Good

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 2:21 PM

Join GIC and the LeBow College of Business for the 31st annual monetary and trade conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, featuring:
Lord Adair Turner, Senior Fellow of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (via video stream)
Jeffrey Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University (via video stream)
Domenic D’Ginto, Senior Vice President at PNC
Uli Kortsch, President of Global Partners Investments
Laurence Kotlikoff, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor at Boston University
David Kotok, Co-Founder and CIO of Cumberland Advisors
Michael Kumhof, Deputy Division Chief, Modeling Unit, Research Department, IMF
Herb Taylor, Vice President and Corporate Secretary for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

You can also view this event via UStream at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/federal-reserve-bank-of-philadelphia.

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Friday, February 22, 2013

Join GIC in Abu Dhabi for "The Middle East: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges in the Economic Landscape"

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 4:17 PM

The Global Interdependence Center -- in partnership with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Higher Colleges of Technology -- present a full-day program on March 26, 2013, in Abu Dhabi featuring:

• Richard Fisher, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
• Don Rissmiller, Chief Economist of Strategas Research Partners
• John Silvia, Managing Director and Chief Economist at Wells Fargo
• Michael Drury, Chief Economist of McVean Trading & Investments
• David Kotok, CIO at Cumberland Advisors and GIC Vice Chair
• Samer Khalidi, Executive Director of NBK Capital
• Hassan Fattah, Editor-in-Chief of The National
• Rajeev Dhawan, Director of the Economic Forecasting Center at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University
• George Tsetsekos, Dean Emeritus of the Lebow College of Business at Drexel University
• Essa Abdulfattah Kazim, CEO and Managing Director of Dubai Financial Market

Visit http://bit.ly/GICinUAE.


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Friday, January 18, 2013

How to Predict the Next Financial Crisis

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 10:20 AM

Join GIC at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia as we welcome Richard Vague, President of the Governor’s Woods Foundation and Managing Partner, Gabriel Investments and Steve Clemons, Washington Editor-At-Large, the Atlantic and Senior Fellow at the American Strategy Forum at the New American Foundation, for a discussion on the findings from their recent paper, “How to Predict the Next Financial Crisis”.

Program Agenda
11:45AM Registration
12:00PM Luncheon
1:00-4:00PM Program with Audience Q&A

Registration: $50 • GIC Members $35
Register online at www.interdependence.org or call GIC at 215-238-0990

The Pennsylvania Room at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
7th and Arch Sts. Philadelphia, PA 19106
Please bring photo ID.

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Monday, July 02, 2012

Providing a Sustainable Model for Permanent, Primary Healthcare Infrastructure in Ghana and Other Developing Nations

Posted to Event by Ms. Jillian M. Fornito of Global Interdependence Center at 11:54 AM

Join GIC for the first event in our partnership with Sanford Health. This two-day conference will focus on the topic of building sustainable healthcare models in developing regions and will include discussions on healthcare needs, the development of healthcare infrastructure, the impact of philanthropy, and the role of food security in improving healthcare. This program will include a visit to one of Sanford's existing World Clinic sites in Ghana.

Invited Speakers:

David Link, Senior Executive Vice President, Sanford Health

Dana Allison, Executive Director, Women's World Health Initiative

Peter Lamptey, President, Public Health Programs & Family Health International

Dr. Opoku Edusei, President, Ghana Medical Association

Sylvester Mesah, CEO, National Health Insurance Authority

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