41st Annual Monetary & Trade Conference and Global Citizen Award Ceremony

Date: Monday, December 11, 2023
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia


Registration is available now for the 41st Annual Monetary & Trade Conference and Global Citizen Award Ceremony! We invite you to contribute your congratulations to our Award Honoree by purchasing space in our tribute booklet.

About The Event

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41st Annual Monetary & Trade Conference and Global Citizen Award Ceremony

We invite you to join GIC on Monday, December 11, 2023 for the dedication of our Global Citizen Award to longstanding GIC Board Member, Michael Drury.  

GIC is delighted to honor Michael Drury with the Global Citizen Award in recognition of his unwavering commitment to our mission and vision. With over a decade of service on GIC’s Board of Directors, and as Chairman of the Board from 2015-2017, Michael has championed numerous programs in the US and around the world, including GIC’s 40th Anniversary Year of Programs with an impressive calendar of international events in Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, Ireland, France, Spain, Finland, and England. Thanks to Michael’s engagement and development efforts, he has successfully generated over $400,000 in financial support of the organization.

About the Global Citizen Award: This award is given to individuals who have provided substantial support to GIC and its mission. Recipients of this award have been strong advocates of GIC’s efforts to encourage the development of worldwide communities through increased knowledge, understanding and partnership.

Immediately following the award ceremony, GIC will host the 41st Annual Monetary & Trade Conference. This year’s event will explore demographics and the world economy.

Attendees of this conference can receive continuing education credit from the Certified Financial Planner Board for credit hours. Please email Sandra Levant at [email protected] for more details.

Click here to view the details for this year’s award and information on Tribute options


Tribute Options

We invite you to support GIC by placing a congratulatory message or company ad in our tribute booklet by Monday, December 4. Please find the details on message pricing below:

Congratulatory Messages/Tribute Book:

  • Full-Page Message: $1000
  • Half-Page Message: $500
  • Quarter-Page Message: $250



Event Location

Date: Monday, December 11, 2023 Time: 9:15 AM - 1:30 PM City: Philadelphia, PA Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Download iCal


Michael Drury

Michael Drury

Chief 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.

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