Central Banking Series: Frankfurt: Monetary and economic policies on both sides of the Atlantic

Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 - Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Frankfurt, Germany

$500.00$1,000.00

GIC is returning to Frankfurt, Germany for our Central Banking Series! Join us and the Deutsche Bundesbank this upcoming fall.

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Central Banking Series: Frankfurt: Monetary and economic policies on both sides of the Atlantic

Register today! GIC is returning to Frankfurt this Fall for the continuation of our International Central Banking Series at the Deutsche Bundesbank. We invite you to join us for our two-day conference, which will take place on September 30 and October 1, 2019 and includes a keynote address from Charles Evans, President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Please note that the deadline to register to join us in Frankfurt is August 22, 2019.

Dual-city registration options are available to extend your trip to join us in Madrid on the days following the conference on October 3-4, 2019.

 

Agenda

GIC Members Roundtable Discussion | Monday, September 30, 2019 
Guesthouse of the Deutsche Bundesbank
Wilhelm-Epstein-Strasse 14, 60431 Frankfurt am Main

1:30 p.m. | Registration and Coffee

2:00 p.m. | Economic Outlook

  • Felix Hüfner, UBS
  • Sylvain Broyer, Standard and Poors
  • Dirk Schumacher, Natixis
  • Martin Moryson, DWS
  • Michael Drury, McVean Trading & Investments
  • Manuel Balmaseda, CEMEX

3:30 p.m. | Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. | Financial Market Developments

  • Jörg Zeuner, Union Investment
  • Peter Brezinschek, Raiffeisen Bank International
  • Heidi Schauman, Swedbank
  • Jeremy Schwartz, WisdomTree

 

Public Conference | Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Regional Office of the Deutsche Bundesbank in Hesse
Taunusanlage 5, 60329 Frankfurt am Main

9:00 a.m. | Registration and Coffee

9:30 a.m. | Opening and Welcome

  • Don Rissmiller, Strategas Research Partners & GIC Chair
  • Jakob de Haan, De Nederlandsche Bank & SUERF

9:45 a.m. |  Keynote Speech
Current issues in macroprudential policies

  • Claudia M. Buch, Deutsche Bundesbank

10:15 a.m. | Keynote Speech
Monetary policy issues in a US contexts

  • Charles Evans, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

10:45 a.m. | Coffee Break

11:15 a.m. | Keynote Speech
The view from academia

  • Klaus Adam, University of Oxford & Nuffield College

11:45 a.m. | Panel: Global Monetary Policies – Lessons of the Recent Past
Chairperson: Jens Ulbrich, Deutsche Bundesbank & SUERF

  • Frank Smets, ECB
  • Elga Bartsch, Blackrock
  • David Altig, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

1:15 p.m. | Lunch

3:00 p.m. | Panel: Economic Effects of Digitalisation
Chairperson: Don Rissmiller, Strategas Research Partners & GIC Chair

  • Jens Südekum, University of Düsseldorf
  • Lori Rennison, Bank of Canada
  • Yael Selfin, KPMG LLP

4:45 p.m. | Concluding Remarks

  • Don Rissmiller, Strategas Research Partners & GIC Chair

5:00 p.m. | End of Conference

Event Location

Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 - Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019
Guesthouse of the Deutsche Bundesbank
Wilhelm-Epstein-Strasse 14, 60431 Frankfurt am Main

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Regional Office of the Deutsche Bundesbank in Hesse
Taunusanlage 5, 60329 Frankfurt am Main

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Speakers

Charles Evans

Charles Evans

President 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.

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Claudia Buch

Claudia Buch

Vice-President of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Professor Claudia Buch, who joined the Bundesbank in 2014, is Vice-President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and head of its Directorates General Financial Stability, Statistics, and Internal Audit. She is the Bundesbank’s G20 and G7 Central Bank Deputy and a member of the German Financial Stability Committee.

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Klaus Adam

Klaus Adam

Nuffield Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford

Klaus Adam is Nuffield Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford and a Professorial Fellow at Nuffield College. His research focuses on monetary and fiscal policymaking with a focus on macro-financial linkages and belief-driven economic fluctuations.

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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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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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Sylvain Broyer

Sylvain Broyer

Head of Economics, Natixis

Sylvain holds doctorate degrees in economics from the Universities of Frankfurt and of Lyon as well as a certification by the International Securities Market Association (ISMA).

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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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Jakob de Haan

Jakob de Haan

Head of Research of De Nederlandsche Bank and SUERF President

Jakob de Haan is Head of Research of De Nederlandsche Bank and is also Professor of Political Economy, at the University of Groningen. He has been Scientific Director of SOM, the graduate school and research institute of the faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen.

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Lori Rennison

Lori Rennison

Senior Policy Director in the International Department, Bank of Canada

Lori Rennison is Senior Policy Director in the International Department at the Bank of Canada. She is part of the senior leadership team overseeing the Bank’s analysis of global economic developments relevant for Canada.

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Donald Rissmiller

Donald Rissmiller

Founding Partner of Strategas

Donald Rissmiller is a founding partner of Strategas and has been the firm's chief economist since 2006, directing its macroeconomic research effort. He oversees Strategas' high-frequency econometric forecasting and thematic economic research. Mr. Rissmiller's research has been consistently recognized by Institutional Investor magazine in their annual survey: he was ranked best up and coming economist in 2008, and was third in their 2009 All-America Independent Research Team survey. He is frequently quoted in the financial press.

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Jeremy Schwartz

Jeremy Schwartz

Executive Vice President, Global Head of Research, WisdomTree

Jeremy Schwartz has served as our Executive Vice President, Global Head of Research since November 2018 and leads WisdomTree’s investment strategy team in the construction of WisdomTree’s equity indexes, quantitative active strategies and multi-asset model portfolios.

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Yael Selfin

Yael Selfin

Chief Economist, KPMG

Yael Selfin is Chief Economist at KPMG in the UK and a Fellow at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

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Frank Smets

Frank Smets

Director General Economics, European Central Bank

Frank Smets is Director General Economics at the European Central Bank since February 2017. Previously he was Adviser to the President of the European Central Bank since December 2013 and Director General of the Directorate General Research from September 2008.

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Jens Suedekum

Jens Suedekum

Professor of International Economics at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics at Heinrich-Heine-University

Jens Suedekum is Professor of International Economics at the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics at Heinrich-Heine-University. He is a specialist on global trade, digitalization and labour markets, and published widely in leading academic peer-reviewed journals. According to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Jens is among the most influential economists in the German-speaking world.

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Jens Ulbrich

Jens Ulbrich

Director General Economics, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt.

Director General Economics, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt.

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Partners

The Deutsche Bundesbank