Central Banking Series 2016: Madrid

Date: Monday, October 3, 2016 - Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Fundación Rafael del Pino, Madrid, Spain

Event Detail

Central Banking Series 2016: Madrid

This conference in Madrid follows the Central Banking Series event in Dublin the previous week. Scroll down for featured expert speakers!

Central Banking Series: Life After Brexit
Agenda

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM             Registration and Coffee

9:20 AM – 09:30 AM             Welcoming Remarks

  • Vicente Montes Gan, Director, Rafael del Pino Foundation
  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading and Investments and GIC Chairman

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM            Session I –  First from the Fed

  • Anthony Murphy, Policy Advisor and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • William A. Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM          Session II – On Europe

  • Óscar Arce, Associate Director General for Economics and Research, Banco de España
  • José Maria Brandão de Brito, Chief Economist, Millenniumbcp
  • Moderator: Manuel Balmaseda, Chief Economist, CEMEX and GIC Board Member

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM             Break

11:30 AM -12:15 PM            Session III – Global Overview

  • Pilar L’Hotellerie-Fallois, Associate Director General of International Affairs, Banco de España
  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading and Investments and GIC Chairman

12:15PM – 1:15PM             Session IV – Issues in an Uncertain World

  • Rajeev Dhawan, Professor and Director of Economic Forecasting Center, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University
  • Chris Whalen, Senior Managing Director & Head of Research, Kroll Bond Rating Agency
  • Jorge Sicilia, Chief Economist BBVA, BBVA Research

1:15 PM             Conclusion

  • Vicente Montes Gan, Director, Rafael del Pino Foundation
  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading and Investments and GIC Chairman

 

The conference continues on Tuesday, October 4 with a private roundtable event for GIC delegates to Madrid. Held under Chatham House Rule, and open only to the GIC members and invited guests, our roundtable discussions have become a hallmark of GIC’s international conferences.

Hotel Information

September 30-October 5: Hotel Room Block at InterContinental Madrid

Visit https://resweb.passkey.com/go/GIC2016 to book your room by September 3, 2016.

 

Continuing Education

AFCPE Certification

AFCPE has approved this program for 3 credit hours. Upon completion of the approved conference or workshop, each Certificant must complete the Individual CEU Form at http://my.afcpe.org.

CFP Certification

CFP Board has approved this program for 3 credit hours. Email [email protected] for the program ID.

CTFA Certification

“Life After Brexit” has been approved for 4.5 CTFA credits. CTFA credits should be distributed as follows: 4.5 INV. This statement should not be viewed as an endorsement of this program or its sponsor. ICB Members must report these credits at www.icbmembers.org.

CIMA®, CIMC®, and CPWA® Certifications

IMCA® has accepted “Life After Brexit” for 3 hours of CE credit towards the CIMA®, CIMC®, and CPWA® certifications.

Event Location

Date: Monday, October 3, 2016 - Wednesday, October 5, 2016 City: Madrid Fundación Rafael del Pino Download iCal

Speakers

Oscar Arce

Oscar Arce

Director General for Economics, Statistics and Research, Banco de España

Oscar Arce is Director General for Economics, Statistics and Research, member of the Executive Commission of the Banco de España and Alternate to the Governor on the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

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Pilar L’Hotellerie-Fallois

Pilar L’Hotellerie-Fallois

Associate Director General of International Affairs, Banco de España

Pilar L’Hotellerie-Fallois is currently the Associate Director General of International Affairs of the Banco de España, a responsibility she assumed in 2006. Previously, she pursued her career as an economist in the Economic Analysis and Forecasting Department of this institution, where she was Director of from 2004 to 2006, after heading the Forecasting and Conjunctural […]

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Anthony Murphy

Anthony Murphy

Policy Advisor and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Anthony Murphy is a policy advisor and senior economist in the macro / finance group of the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He joined the Dallas Fed in 2010 from Oxford University. His research interests include banking, housing, savings and consumption. His current research focuses on the boom and bust in […]

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Bill Strauss

Bill Strauss

Senior Economist and Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

William A. Strauss is a senior economist and economic adviser in the economic research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, which he joined in 1982. His chief responsibilities include analyzing the current performance of both the Midwest economy and the manufacturing sector for use in monetary policy.

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Vicente Montes Gan

Vicente Montes Gan

Director, Fundacion Rafael del Pino

Director of the Rafael del Pino Foundation, Vicepresident of the United Nations Global Compact Spanish Network, President of the Spanish State Economists Association, Founder and President of the NGO Liberdom and member of the Editorial Boards of the academic magazine Información Comercial Española and Ceteris paribus blog.

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Manuel Balmaseda

Manuel Balmaseda

Chief Economist, CEMEX

Manuel Balmaseda is the Chief Economist at CEMEX, a leading global building materials corporation. Previously he served as Chief Economist for Spain and Europe at BBVA, Chief Economist for Capital Markets at BBV, professor of economics at CEMFI and visiting researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis.

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José Maria Brandão de Brito

José Maria Brandão de Brito

Chief Economist, Millenniumbcp

José Maria Brandão de Brito, Ph.D, has previously worked as an economist at the Monetary Authority of Macau and the Bank of Portugal. Currently he works at Millenniumbcp, the biggest Portuguese private banking group, as the institution’s chief economist after having held the position of head of financial markets research.

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Rajeev Dhawan, Ph.D.

Rajeev Dhawan, Ph.D.

Carl R. Zwerner Chair of Economic Forecasting and Director, Economic Forecasting Center, Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University

Professor Rajeev Dhawan wears a dual hat as holder of the Zwerner Chair of Economic Forecasting and as Director of the Economic Forecasting Center at  the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. As director of one of the country’s premiere forecasting centers, Dhawan develops forecasts for the U.S., Southeast regional and local metro Atlanta economies.

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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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Jorge Sicilia

Jorge Sicilia

Chief Economist, BBVA Group and Director of BBVA Research

Currently Jorge Sicilia is chief economist of BBVA Group and director of BBVA Research. He leads a global team of economists distributed around Europe, US, Mexico, South America and Asia devoted to economic, financial and regulatory analysis. He is a member of BBVA’s ALCO and Regulatory Committee.

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Christopher Whalen

Christopher Whalen

Chairman, Whalen Global Advisors LLC

Richard Christopher Whalen is an investment banker and author who lives in New York City. He is Chairman of Whalen Global Advisors LLC and focuses on the financial services, mortgage finance and technology sectors. Christopher is a member of FINRA and is associated with J.V.B. Financial in New York.

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