Central Banking Series: Dublin

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Saturday, October 1, 2016
Morrison Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

Join us for this program in partnership with the Central Bank of Ireland, featuring Sharon Donnery, Deputy Governor – Central Banking, Central Bank of Ireland, and Patrick T. Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

Event Detail

Central Banking Series: Dublin

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.

We are pleased to offer a discounted registration rate for GIC and IABCN members. Attendees in both Dublin and Madrid will also receive a discounted rate.

A private roundtable session exclusively for GIC members will be held on the day following the public conference at the ballroom at the historic Iveagh House, headquarters of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

 

Thursday Sept. 29 – Full Day Conference: Changes to Come in European and US Finance

Venue: Printworks Hall at the Morrison Hotel       Address: Ormond Quay Lower, Dublin, Ireland

8:30 AM — Registration and coffee

9:00 AM — Welcome

  • Bill McLaughlin, Board Member, Global Interdependence Center and Founder & Chairman Emeritus
    Irish American Business Chamber & Network, Inc.
  • Ambassador Kevin F. O’Malley, U.S. Embassy in Ireland
  • Mary Keeney, Head of International Relations, Monetary Policy Division, Central Bank of Ireland

9:15 AM — Session I –  Central Bankers Outlook

  • Sharon Donnery, Deputy Governor – Central Banking, Central Bank of Ireland
    • Introduced by Representative from Central Bank of Ireland
  • Patrick T. Harker, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
    • Introduced by Michael Drury, Chairman of GIC and Chief Economist, McVean Trading and Investments

10:45 AM — Coffee Break

11:00 AM — Session II – Comments from the Central Banks

  • David Altig, EVP and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and GIC Board Member
  • Anthony Murphy, Policy Advisor and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Alan Ahearne, Professor and Head of Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Moderator: Patrick Honohan, Former Governor, Central Bank of Ireland

12:00 PM — European Banking: View from ING

  • John McCarthy, Chairman, ING Bank Turkey

12:30 PM — Lunch

1:15 PM — The Political and Economic Challenges Facing Europe

  • John Bruton, former Taoiseach (Prime Minister) and Former EU Ambassador to the United States

1:45PM — Session III – Navigating in a Global Economy

  • Karl Whelan, Professor of Economics, University College Dublin
  • Chris Whalen, Senior Managing Director, Kroll Bond Rating Agency
  • Megan Greene, Chief Economist, Manulife
  • Moderator: Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading and Investments and Chairman of GIC

3:00 PM — Coffee Break

3:15 PM — Session IV – Advancements in Financial Technology
Sponsored by the Financial Payments Association of Ireland (FPAI)

  • Frank Kelly, Senior Legal Advisor, Bank of Ireland
  • Charles Dowd, CEO, Plynk
  • Brian Fahey, CEO, Terra Nua
  • Moderator: Richard Walsh, CEO, FPAI

4:30 PM — Conclusion

 

 

Friday, September 30 – Private Roundtable Discussion: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (by invitation only)

Venue: The Ballroom at the Iveagh House at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Address: 80 St Stephen’s Green

9:00 AM — Registration and Coffee

9:30 AM — Welcome

  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading and Investments and GIC Chair

9:30 AM — Session I:  Session I: Property

  • Ronan Lyons, Assistant Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin
  • Dr. Maria Woods, Financial Stability Division, Central Bank of Ireland
    • Group Discussion

10:30 AM — Session II: Brexit – The Elephant in the Room

  • John FitzGerald, Adjunct Professor in Economics at Trinity College Dublin
  • Marc Coleman, Director of Financial Services Ireland, IBEC
  • Mark Cassidy, Head of Financial Stability, Central Bank of Ireland
    • Group Discussion

11:30 AM — Session III:  US Election

  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading and Investments and GIC Chair
  • Group Discussion

12:30 PM   Conclusion

 

GIC Continues to Madrid October 2-4, 2016

 

Continuing Education

AFCPE Certification

AFCPE has approved this program for 6 credit hours. Upon completion of the approved conference or workshop, each Certificant must complete the Individual CEU Form at http://my.afcpe.org.

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CTFA Certification

“Central Banking Series: Dublin” has been approved for 4.75 CTFA credits. CTFA credits should be distributed as follows: 4.75 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.

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Event Location

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Saturday, October 1, 2016 City: Dublin Morrison Hotel Download iCal

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The Ballroom at Iveagh House

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Speakers

Sharon Donnery

Sharon Donnery

Deputy Governor Central Banking, Central Bank of Ireland

Sharon Donnery was appointed to the position of Deputy Governor (Central Banking) with effect from 1 March 2016. She is an ex officio member of the Central Bank Commission and the Governor's Alternate on the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB). Sharon remains the Bank's Director of Credit Institutions (pending announcement of Director) and served as the Bank's Alternate Member of the Supervisory Board of the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). She is currently the Chair of the SSM High Level Group on Non-performing Loans (NPLs) which is examining approaches to the consistent supervision of banks with high levels of NPLS.

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Patrick T. Harker

Patrick T. Harker

President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

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, Dr. Harker participates on the Federal Open Market Committee, which formulates the nation’s monetary policy.

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John Bruton

John Bruton

Former Taoiseach (Prime Minister) and Former EU Ambassador to the United States

John Bruton was Prime Minister (Taoiseach) of Ireland from 1994 to 1997. He was first elected to Dail Eireann in 1969 and served continuously as a member until 2004. In the 1970’s, he was a Parliamentary Secretary in the Departments of Education, and of Industry and Commerce. In the 1980’s, he served as Minister for Finance (twice), Minister for Industry and Energy, and as Minister for Industry, Trade, Commerce and Tourism. He was Leader of the Fine Gael Party from 1990 to 2001. From 2002 to 2003, he was a member of the presidency of the Convention on the Future of Europe, which did the bulk of the drafting work of the Lisbon Treaty, which currently governs the operations of the European Union. From 2004 to 2009, he was EU Ambassador to the United States. From 2010 to 2015, he was President of IFSC Ireland. He was also a member of the board of the Montpelier.re from 2010 to 2015. Currently, he is a member of the boards of Ingersoll Rand, of the Irish Diaspora Loan Origination Fund, of Smart Invest Ltd and of the European Advisory board of Eli Lilly. He is also a member of the board of the Centre for European Policy Studies, of Cooperation Ireland, and of the Club de Madrid. He is a Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Transatlantic Relations in Washington DC and was a visiting fellow at the European Institute in the London School of Economics.

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Kevin F. O’Malley

Kevin F. O’Malley

United States Ambassador to Ireland

Kevin F. O’Malley was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador to Ireland on September 30, 2014 and presented his credentials to President Michael D. Higgins on October 8, 2014. Kevin F. O’Malley, an attorney, was a partner at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., in St. Louis, Missouri, whose trial skills have earned him Fellowship in the […]

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Alan Ahearne

Alan Ahearne

Professor and Head of Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway

Alan Ahearne is Professor and Head of Economics at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is a member of the Board of the Central Bank of Ireland and has served as adviser to the IMF and as a research fellow at Bruegel, the Brussels-based think tank. He is Chairman of the ESRI and Department […]

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David E. Altig, Ph.D.

David E. Altig, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Dr. David E. Altig is executive vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. In addition to advising the Bank president on monetary policy and related matters, Dr. Altig oversees the Bank's regional executives and the Bank's research department.

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Mark Cassidy

Mark Cassidy

Head of Financial Stability, Central Bank of Ireland

Mark Cassidy is the Head of Financial Stability at the Central Bank of Ireland. He has been with the Central Bank of Ireland since 2000 before which he was a lecturer of Economics in Lehigh University, Pennsylvania and Queens University, Belfast. Mark joined the Central Bank of Ireland in 2000 as Senior Economist in the […]

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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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John FitzGerald

John FitzGerald

Adjunct Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin

John FitzGerald is an adjunct professor in Economics at Trinity College Dublin and former research professor at the Economic and Social Research Institute. He joined the ESRI in 1984, after 12 years at the Department of Finance. He holds master’s degrees in History and Economics from University College Dublin. FitzGerald has published extensively on fiscal […]

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Megan E. Greene

Megan E. Greene

Senior 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.

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Patrick Honohan, Ph.D.

Patrick Honohan, Ph.D.

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland

Patrick Honohan was Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland from September 2009 to November 2015. He has returned to Trinity College Dublin where he has been Professor of International Financial Economics and Development. His previous career included periods with the World Bank and the IMF, and as Economic Advisor to the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister).

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Ronan Lyons

Ronan Lyons

Assistant Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin

Ronan Lyons is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin, where his research focuses on long-run housing markets and sustainable and behavioural aspects of real estate markets. He has published in and peer-reviewed for a range of academic journals, including the Journal of Property Research, Energy Economics, the European Review of Economic History […]

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

Chairman, ING Bank Turkey

Mr. McCarthy holds his BA and MA from Tufts (German). He began his 46 year international banking career at State Street Bank in Munich, where he lived from 1970-1975. He joined American Express Bank in 1976 and until 1990 held executive positions in corporate and investment banking at New York, London, Bahrain, Dubai, Seoul and Istanbul. He joined the Dutch ING Bank in 1991 to establish ING’s operations in Turkey. He currently serves as the chairman of ING Bank Turkey and its asset management, securities brokerage, private pension and life insurance subsidiaries in Turkey, Ireland and Bahrain.

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William McLaughlin

William McLaughlin

President, McLaughlin & Morgan, Inc. and Founder, Irish American Business Chamber & Network

William (Bill) McLaughlin is president of McLaughlin & Morgan, Inc., a growth strategies company that assists American firms entering Europe via Ireland, and/or Irish companies entering the U.S.

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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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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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Karl Whelan

Karl Whelan

Professor, School of Economics, University College Dublin

Karl Whelan has been Professor of Economics at University College Dublin since 2007. Previously, he worked for the Central Bank of Ireland and the Federal Reserve Board in Washington DC. Prof. Whelan has published extensively in the area of applied macroeconomics and is a member of the Royal Irish Academy. He appears regularly in the Irish […]

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