Thirteenth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit
Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021 - Friday, July 16, 2021
$500.00 – $800.00
Thirteenth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit
GIC is delighted to announce the return to our in-person programs with the Thirteenth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit! On Thursday, July 15, we will be joined by Charles Evans, the President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago for a virtual morning keynote address, followed by sessions on cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, a global economic outlook and a session on the David R. Kotok Global Healthcare Series. The Conference continues on Friday, July 16 for panel sessions on the global supply chain, energy and infrastructure, and more.
GIC Members’ Private Roundtable
GIC Members are invited to a Private Roundtable Dinner on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will be held at the Wort Hotel in Jackson Hole and under Chatham House Rule*. If you would like to attend, please select the Roundtable option from the drop-down when registering for the Rocky Mountain Economic Summit above.
*When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.
COVID-19 Travel Information
The state of Idaho is currently in Stage 4 of Reopening statewide. There are no state restrictions on travel, however, individuals should adhere to all regional, city, county or tribal ordinances and resolutions, as well as CDC guidelines. Current CDC guidance for travelers states vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. Click here for additional resources.
Cobblestone Hotel & Suites
12 W Dogwood Street, Victor, ID 83455
Please call 208-787-4567 to reserve your room and be sure to mention the Rocky Mountain Economic Summit/Bronze Buffalo Club for the group rate of $333.00/night.
The Group Block Rate is valid July 12th through the 17th.
The Bronze Buffalo Club will be providing transportation to and from the hotel for GIC’s Speakers and Members. The Cobblestone Hotel is 2 miles from the Teton Springs Lodge event venue.
*The group block expires on June 11th. Please call to book your room as soon as possible.*
Teton Springs Lodge & Spa
10 Warm Creek Lane
Victor, ID 83455
Charles EvansPresident of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Charles L. Evans is the ninth president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In that capacity, he serves on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the Federal Reserve System's monetary policymaking body.
Paul RyanFormer Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Paul Ryan was the 54th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. In office from October 2015 to January 2019, he was the youngest speaker in nearly 150 years.
Jim BiancoPresident and Macro Strategist at Bianco Research, L.L.C.
Jim Bianco is President and Macro Strategist at Bianco Research, L.L.C. Since 1990 Jim’s commentaries have offered a unique perspective on the global economy and financial markets.
Michael DruryChief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments
Michael Drury is the chief economist for McVean Trading & Investments, LLC. He joined the firm in 1992, after serving for five years as senior economist with Allen Sinai at Shearson Lehman Brothers and its successor firms. Michael began his career in New York in 1982 as senior economist at A. Gary Shilling and Company. He received his B.S. in economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and did his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Megan E. GreeneSenior Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School
Megan has been a leading voice in global macroeconomics on both sides of the Atlantic for the past 15 years. She is currently a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School. Her role includes teaching and writing, and her main focus is the drivers of wage and income inequality globally.
Justin HydeFounder and Chairman, The Bronze Buffalo Club
Justin Hyde is the Co-Founder and CEO of Hero Partners, the Founder and Chairman of The Bronze Buffalo Club, Chairman of The Bronze Buffalo Land & Management Company, and Chairman of The Bronze Buffalo Foundation.
Scott C. KellerPresident and CEO Keller Investment Properties and Chairman The Bronze Buffalo Club
Over the past 35 years, Scott C. Keller has become one of the largest single-private apartment owners in the Western United States. During this period of time, he has specialized in the acquisition and management of thousands of multi-family units throughout the intermountain and northwest areas of the U.S.
William KennedyGIC Vice Chair of Programs and Co-Founder, CEO and CIO of RiskBridge Advisors
Bill Kennedy co-founded RiskBridge Advisors, an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) firm providing tailored investment management and unconflicted guidance and implementation to endowments & foundations, insurers, family offices, and their principals.
David KotokCIO of Cumberland Advisors
David R. Kotok cofounded Cumberland Advisors in 1973 and has been its Chief Investment Officer since inception. He holds a B.S. in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. in organizational dynamics from The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.A. in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania.
James LucierManaging Director, Capital Alpha Partners
James Lucier is a managing director at Capital Alpha, where he leads the energy, environmental, & tax practices. Lucier provides predictive, insightful analysis of trends in Washington energy and climate policy for an array of clients including asset managers, private equity investors, commodity traders, and investment bankers.
Richard (Dick) MayoChairman and Chief Strategist, Game Creek Capital
Richard Mayo is Chairman and Chief Strategist at Game Creek Capital, a firm he helped start and has been invested in for ten years.
Michael McKeeInternational Economics and Politics Correspondent, Bloomberg Radio/TV
Michael McKee is the International Economics and Policy Correspondent for Bloomberg TV and Radio, covering market and political developments, economic trends and central banks in the United States and around the globe.
Paul F. O’Brien, Ph.D.Former Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Strategy and Planning Department, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, ADIA
Paul O’Brien left the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority at the end of 2018. He worked most recently as Deputy CIO, helping lead both strategic and tactical asset allocation, after starting at ADIA as Head of Fixed Income Strategy.
Donald RissmillerFounding Partner of Strategas
Mr. Rissmiller is a founding Partner of Strategas and has directed the Firm's macroeconomic research efforts since 2006. He oversees Strategas' thematic research as well as high-frequency econometric forecasting.
John Silvia, Ph.D.CEO, Dynamic Economic Strategy
John Silvia is enjoying the process of launching his firm, John E. Silvia, Dynamic Economic Strategy. John recently retired from his position as Managing Director and Chief Economist for Wells Fargo. Based in Charlotte, N.C., he held that position since he joined Wachovia in 2002 as the company's Chief Economist, this new launch will permit John to open his schedule for additional Speaking opportunities and Board positions while indulging in his passion for travel.