Central Banking Series: Madrid

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 - Friday, October 4, 2019
Madrid, Spain

$500.00$1,000.00

GIC is returning to Madrid this October to continue our International Central Banking Series!

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Central Banking Series: Madrid

Save the date! GIC’s Central Banking Series continues in Madrid, Spain on October 3, 2019 at Fundación Rafael de Pino. This year will mark GIC’s fifth conference in partnership with the Fundación Rafael de Pino. We are delighted to announce Charles L. Evans, the President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, as the event’s keynote speaker.

GIC Members are also invited to join a Private Roundtable Discussion held under Chatham House Rule on Friday, October 4.

Dual-city registration options are available to extend your trip to join us in Frankfurt on the days prior to the conference on September 30-October 1.

Agenda

Morning Conference | Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Fundación Rafael del Pino – Auditorium
Address: Calle Rafael Calvo, 39, 28010, Madrid, España

9:00 a.m. | Registration

9:30 a.m. | Welcome

  • Vicente J. Montes Gan, CEO, Rafael del Pino Fundación 
  • José Manuel Gonzalez Páramo, Executive Board Member, BBVA
  • Kathleen Stephansen, Senior Economist, Haver Analytics and GIC Vice Chair of Programs

9:45 a.m. | Presentation

  • Charles Evans, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank
  • Moderator: José Manel Gonzalez Páramo, Executive Board Member, BBVA

11:15 a.m. | Conclusion

  • Kathleen Stephansen, Senior Economist, Haver Analytics and GIC Vice Chair of Programs

 

Afternoon Conference | Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 11:30AM – 5:30PM
Venue: Fundación Rafael del Pino – Hall I
Address: Calle Rafael Calvo, 39, 28010, Madrid, España

11:30 a.m. | Registration

11:45 a.m. | Welcome

  • Vicente J. Montes Gan, CEO, Rafael del Pino Fundación 
  • Kathleen Stephansen, Senior Economist, Haver Analytics and GIC Vice Chair of Programs

12:00 p.m. | Session I: Financial Technology in Banking/Artificial Intelligence

  • Manuel Muñiz, Rafael del Pino Professor of Practice of Global Leadership, Dean at IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Senior Associate at Harvard Kennedy School
  • Steve Sexauer, Chief Investment Officer, San Diego County Employee Retirement Association   
  • Moderator: Jeremy Schwartz, Global Head of Research, WisdomTree Asset Management, Inc.

1:15 p.m. | Lunch

2:45 p.m. | Session II: From the Eyes of the Central Banks

  • David Altig, Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Óscar Arce, Director General for Economics and Research, Banco de España
  • Massimo Rostagno, Director General, Monetary Policy,  European Central Bank
  • Moderator: Kathleen Stephansen, Senior Economist, Haver Analytics and GIC Vice Chair of Programs

4:00 p.m. | Session III: Economic Outlook

  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments and GIC Chair Emeritus 
  • Manuel Balmaseda, Chief Economist, CEMEX and GIC Board Member 
  • Moderator: George Tsetsekos, Dean Emeritus and the Francis Professor of Finance at LeBow’s College of Business at Drexel University

5:15 p.m. | Conclusion

  • Kathleen Stephansen, Senior Economist, Haver Analytics and GIC Vice Chair of Programs

Event Location

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019 - Friday, October 4, 2019

Rafael del Pino Foundation
Calle Rafael Calvo, 39, 28010, Madrid, España

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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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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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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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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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Luis de Guindos

Luis de Guindos

Vice-President of the European Central Bank

Luis de Guindos has been Vice-President of the European Central Bank since 2018.

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José M. González-Páramo

José M. González-Páramo

Executive Board member, BBVA

Mr. González-Páramo is Ph.D., M.Phil. and M.A. in Economics from Columbia University. He also holds a Ph.D. from Universidad Complutense. His professional record is a blend of central bank decision-making and private sector responsibilities, academic experience and advisory positions. In 1988 he was appointed Professor of Economics at UCM. In addition, he has taught advanced courses in economic analysis of public policies at the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros in Madrid and at other research centers. From September 2012 he is a Professor at IESE Business School.

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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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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 Muñiz

Manuel Muñiz

Rafael del Pino Professor of Practice of Global Leadership, Dean at IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Senior Associate at Harvard Kennedy School

Manuel Muñiz is the Dean of the IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Rafael del Pino Professor of Practice of Global Leadership. He is also the Founding Director of IE’s Center for the Governance of Change, an institution dedicated to studying the challenges posed by accelerated societal and technological change to the public and private sectors and proposing solutions and frameworks to manage these challenges.

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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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Massimo Rostagno

Director of Directorate Monetary Policy, ECB Directorate General Economics

Massimo Rostagno is Director of the Directorate Monetary Policy within the ECB’s Directorate General Economics. Before joining the European Central Bank in 1998, he was a research economist at the Banca d’Italia and later desk Economist in the European Department of the IMF. He has written on the political economy of fiscal policy, on the reform of social security, on the history and theory of monetary standards, on stochastic general equilibrium macro-modelling and on monetary economics in general. He has published in the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and contributed to several other publications.

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Kathleen Stephansen

Kathleen Stephansen

Senior Economist, Haver Analytics

Kathleen Stephansen is an Independent Trustee for the AXA-Equitable Trusts, a Senior Economist for Haver Analytics and a Senior Economic Advisor to the Boston Consulting Group Henderson Institute Center for Macroeconomics. She is the former Chief Economist of Huawei Technologies, Chief Economist of the American International Group (AIG) and AIG Asset Management’s Senior Strategist and Global Head of Sovereign Research.

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George Tsetsekos, Ph.D.

George Tsetsekos, Ph.D.

Dean Emeritus and the Francis Professor of Finance at LeBow’s College of Business at Drexel University

Dr. George Tsetsekos, serves as the Francis professor of Finance and Director of the Risk Management Center at the LeBow College of Business. He served as Dean of LeBow (2002-2012) and under his transformative leadership the college achieved national rankings and quality milestones in research and teaching.

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