Members Delegation to Mexico City

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - Friday, February 28, 2020
Mexico City

$2,500.00

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Members Delegation to Mexico City

The Global Interdependence Center invites you to save the date for our upcoming delegation to Mexico City. GIC is preparing a three-night, two-day delegation program that includes meetings with central banking, government and business leaders as well as dining and cultural events. The itinerary will include a full day public conference with Banco de México on February 27, 2020 and meetings with local government and business leaders on February 28, 2020. Featuring speakers Charles Evans, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Alejandro Díaz de León, Governor of the Banco de Mexico. Our program will allow opportunity for both local and foreign insights, covering a broad range of topics related to U.S. and Mexico. 

This exclusive event will be limited to only 15 spaces. Registration will close on Wednesday, February 5.  The registration rate of $2,500 includes*:

  • Access to GIC’s meetings with Banco de México, the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (Mexican Stock Exchange), and additional meetings with other industry leaders and policymakers to be announced.
  • Three nights stay at the Hyatt Regency Mexico City in a Guestroom overlooking the great Chapultepec Park with breakfast included.
  • GIC’s Welcome Dinner on February 26
  • Lunch and dinner on February 27 and 28
  • Ground transportation to/from all meetings on February 27 and 28
  • Annual GIC Membership

*Price does not include airfare.

 

Thursday, February 27, 2020 | Agenda

9:30 – 9:45 a.m. | Welcoming Remarks

  • Daniel Chiquiar, Chief Economist, Banco de México
  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments and GIC Vice Chair of International

9:45 – 10:30 a.m. | Keynote I – Central Bankers Outlook
Followed by audience Q&A

  • Alejandro Diaz de León, Governor, Banco de México

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. | Keynote II – Economic Outlook
Followed by audience Q&A

  • Charles Evans, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. | Coffee Break

11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Domestic Perspectives, Trade, and Outlook on United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement
Followed by audience Q&A

  • Aldo Heffner, Director of Economic Measurement, Banco de México
  • Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO & Chief Strategist for Quill Intelligence LLC
  • Moderator: Manuel Balmaseda, Chief Economist, CEMEX

12:45 – 1:45 p.m. | The Future of Agriculture
Followed by audience Q&A

  • Eric Lichtenheld CEO, Heliae
  • Jorge Fenyvesi CEO, Plenus Agrobiotech Companies
  • Moderator: Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments and GIC Vice Chair of International

1:45 – 2:00 p.m. | Conclusion

  • Daniel Chiquiar, Chief Economist at Banco de México
  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments and GIC Vice Chair of International

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Event Location

Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - Friday, February 28, 2020 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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Alejandro Díaz de León

Alejandro Díaz de León

Governor, Bank of Mexico

Alejandro Díaz de León-Carrillo is an economist, he began his career at Banco de México in 1991, where he held different positions, including Macroeconomic Analysis director, and Economic Studies director.

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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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Daniel Chiquiar

Daniel Chiquiar

General Director of Economic Research, Banco de México

Daniel Chiquiar is currently the General Director of Economic Research at Banco de México. As Chief Economist of the Central Bank, he is the Chief Economic Adviser to the Board of Governors. Among other responsibilities, he directs the Economic Research Division of the Central Bank, providing intellectual leadership and direction to the efforts aimed at contributing to the understanding of policy recommendations on current economic events and diverse issues such as growth, inflation, international trade, labor market, and monetary policy.

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Danielle DiMartino Booth

Danielle DiMartino Booth

CEO & Chief Strategist for Quill Intelligence LLC

Danielle DiMartino Booth is CEO & Chief Strategist for Quill Intelligence LLC, a research and analytics firm celebrating its one-year anniversary of launching The Daily Feather and the four-year anniversary of the Weekly Quill.  

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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 Fenyvesi

Jorge Fenyvesi

CEO of NSIP (Nature Source Improved Plants)

Jorge Fenyvesi holds a degree on Agricultural Engineering from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, with an MS degree in Parasitology and an MBA degree from Babson College, Boston.

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Aldo Heffner

Aldo Heffner

Director of Economic Measurement, Banco de México

Mr. Aldo Heffner is currently Director of the Economic Measurement Division at the Banco de México, where he covers issues related to the real sector, growth, productivity and the labor market in Mexico.

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Eric Lichtenheld

Eric Lichtenheld

President and CEO, Heliae Development, LLC

As President and CEO of Heliae Development, LLC, Eric Lichtenheld applies his deep expertise in microalgae, manufacturing and operations to lead the company to deliver cutting-edge technologies for a regenerative future.

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