Central Banking Series: London

Date: Friday, June 3, 2016
Stationer’s Hall, London, UK

Charles Evans, president of the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank, was among the featured experts at this one-day conference in London.

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Central Banking Series: London

Charles Evans, president of the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank, is among the featured experts at this one-day conference in London on June 3. We invite you to join us as we then travel to Finland that weekend, and continue our programming in Helsinki the following week. Our conference in Finland will begin with a welcome dinner on Sunday, June 5, followed by programming on June 6-7, 2016.  A discounted registration rate for attendance in both cities is available.  For details on the Helsinki agenda, please visit the event page.

8:00 a.m. Registration and coffee

8:30 a.m. Welcome

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

8:45 a.m. Session I – U.S. Monetary Policy Outlook

  • Charles Evans, President of Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

9:30 a.m. Session II –  European Issues: ‘Brexit’ & the European Economic & Financial Outlook

  • Graham Bishop, Professorial Research Fellow at London Metropolitan University and Independent Consultant
  • Christian Kastrop, Director of Policy Studies, OECD
  • Moderator: Don Rissmiller, Chief Economist, Strategas Research Partners and GIC Vice Chair of Programs

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Session III – International Outlook: China, Japan, and Emerging Markets

  • Yosuke Kawakami, Director for Japan, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Richard Herd, Consultant for the Guangdong Provincial Government, China
  • Manuel Balmaseda, Chief Economist, CEMEX and GIC Board Member
  • Moderator: Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments and GIC Chair

12:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Session IV – U.S. Economic Outlook

  • Rajeev Dhawan, Professor and Director of Economic Forecasting Center, Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University
  • Keith Wade, Chief Economist, Schroders
  • Don Rissmiller, Chief Economist, Strategas Research Partners and GIC Vice Chair of Programs

3:30 p.m. Conclusion

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

 

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Date: Friday, June 3, 2016 City: London Stationer’s Hall Download iCal

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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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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Graham Bishop

Graham Bishop

Professorial Research Fellow at London Metropolitan University and Independent Consultant

Graham Bishop is an independent consultant on EU integration. His expertise spans political, financial, economic and budgetary matters. Mr Bishop has been a member of many European Commission Expert Groups and Committees, including the Expert Group on Redemption Funds and Eurobills, the Consultative Group on the Impact of the Euro on Capital Markets (the Giovannini Group), the Commission's Strategy Group on Financial Services (1998 – creating the Financial Services Action Plan) and the Committee of independent experts on the preparation of the changeover to the single currency (1994/5).

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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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Richard Herd

Richard Herd

Visiting Professor, University of Shenzhen

For more than decade, Richard Herd was responsible for economic analysis of the China at the OECD. During this period, he produced the first three OECD Economic Surveys of China as well as contributing background papers for the 12th and 13th Five Year Plans, documents for the annual China Development Forum and the China chapter in the bi-annual Economic Outlook. Since retiring in 2014, Herd has become a consultant for the Guangdong Development Research Centre and a visiting professor at the University of Shenzhen. He studied at the University of Cambridge and is a British citizen.

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Christian Kastrop

Christian Kastrop

Director of the Policy Studies Branch, Economics Department, OECD

Christian Kastrop is Director of the Policy Studies Branch of the Economics Department of the OECD. He was formerly Deputy-Director General, Economics and Strategy Department and Director of Public Finance, Macroeconomics and Research Directorate in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin, Germany.

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Yosuke Kawakami

Yosuke Kawakami

Director for Japan, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Yosuke Kawakami has been a Member of the Board (Director for Japan) at the EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) since July 2015. He has spent the majority of his career since 1983 in the Japanese Ministry of Finance (MoF), covering public finance, financial regulation and supervision, financial markets, as well as international finance and trade.

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Donald Rissmiller

Donald Rissmiller

Founding 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.

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Keith Wade

Keith Wade

Chief Economist, Schroders

Keith Wade is responsible for the Economics Team and Schroders’ view of the world economy. His role also involves formulating asset allocation strategies. Keith is a member of the Group Asset Allocation Committee. He became Schroders’ senior Economist responsible for international economic forecasting in early 1992. His investment career commenced as an UK economist when he joined Schroders in 1988.

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