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Desmarais Global Finance Lecture: Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) and Alternative Payment Systems

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

$800.00$1,000.00

Registration is available now for you to join GIC in Montreal at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University on September 28, 2022!

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Desmarais Global Finance Lecture: Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) and Alternative Payment Systems

The Global Interdependence Center’s College of Central Bankers is partnering with the Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University for the upcoming Desmarais Global Finance Lecture on September 28, 2022. Our presenters will include leading financial researchers, and policy and decision makers, in addition to our keynote speakers, Darrell Duffie, Adams Distinguished Professor of Management and Professor of Finance of the Graduate School of Business, Stanford, and Christian Noyer, Former Governor of the Banque de France. We invite you to join us to explore Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and other timely topics.

Register now to join us on September 28, 2022 and check back here as more information is announced!

 


About the College of Central Bankers: The Global Interdependence Center’s College of Central Bankers provides a platform for former leaders of the world’s central banks and similar institutions to share their unique combination of hands on experience and continued thought leadership on important global issues facing economies and effecting the quality of life. We invite you to please click here for more information on the College and its Fellows. The College and its membership operates within the GIC umbrella and with GIC’s administrative support.

Event Location

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022 City: Montreal, Quebec

Address:
McGill University
845 Sherbrooke St W
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0G4, Canada

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Speakers

Darrell Duffie, Ph.D.

Darrell Duffie, Ph.D.

Adams Distinguished Professor of Management and Professor of Finance of the Graduate School of Business, Stanford 

Darrell Duffie is the Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He is a fellow and member of the Council of the Econometric Society, a research fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Duffie was the 2009 president of the American Finance Association and chaired the Market Participants Group in 2014.

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Paul Chilcott, Ph.D.

Paul Chilcott, Ph.D.

Advisor to the Governor, Bank of Canada

Paul Chilcott was appointed Advisor to the Governor in 2015. In this role, Mr. Chilcott focuses on payments system and financial market issues. He coordinates the Bank’s involvement in the modernization of Canada’s national payments systems and leads the Bank’s work on central bank digital currencies.

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Jim Cunha

Jim Cunha

Senior Vice President, Treasury And Financial Services Group

Jim Cunha is senior vice president of the Treasury and Financial Services Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

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Miguel Díaz, Ph.D.

Miguel Díaz, Ph.D.

Head of Toronto Centre, BIS Innovation Hub

Mr. Díaz has guided the development, operation, analysis and regulation of financial market infrastructures in Mexico, including the modernisation of the country's primary payments system.

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William Kennedy, CFA

William Kennedy, CFA

Board Chair, Global Interdependence Center CEO, Chief Investment Officer, RiskBridge Advisors, LLC

William Kennedy is the co-founder, CEO, and Chief Investment Officer of RiskBridge Advisors, an independent, full-service investment office serving insurers, endowments and foundations, and individual investors. He is responsible for RiskBridge’s business and investment activities and has over 30 years of capital market research and investment experience.

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Alfred Lehar, Ph.D.

Alfred Lehar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance, University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business

Alfred is associate professor in the finance area. He has been teaching at the Haskayne School of Business since 2005. He received an undergraduate degree and a PhD from the University of Vienna. Prior to Joining Haskayne, Alfred held positions at the University of Vienna and the University of British Columbia.

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Christian Noyer

Christian Noyer

Former Governor, Banque de France

Christian Noyer was born in 1950 near Paris. After obtaining a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), he received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Paris Institute of Political Studies (“Sciences Po”). He then joined the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA), of which he is a graduate.

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Lisa McIntire Shaw

Lisa McIntire Shaw

Founding Partner of Cygnus Asset Management, LLC

Lisa McIntire Shaw is a founding partner of Cygnus Asset Management, LLC based in Charlotte, NC. She has more than 30 years of experience in the financial arena. Her areas of special interest include international markets; charitable trusts; strategic wealth preservation; and domestic, corporate, government and municipal bonds.

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David Schumacher, Ph.D.

David Schumacher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance, Desautels Faculty Scholar, Director, Desmarais Global Finance Research Center, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

David Schumacher is an Associate Professor in the Finance Area at the Desautels Faculty of Management. His research is primarily concerned with themes in global investment management, including the portfolio choice and performance of international institutional investors, the financial market implications of the rise of large asset management firms as well as the overall industrial organization of the global investment management industry.

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Katrin Tinn, Ph.D.

Katrin Tinn, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Finance, McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management

Katrin Tinn's research focuses on theoretical modelling, technological innovation, financial economics, information economics. Her most recent work is on FinTech: the role of crowdfunding and distributed ledger technologies (blockchain) in raising external capital and facilitating learning about future demand, and on central bank digital currency design.

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Maarten van Oordt, Ph.D.

Maarten van Oordt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Business and Economics, Finance,VU Amsterdam

Maarten is associate professor at the department of Finance of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Prior to his work at the VU, Maarten worked as a Research Advisor at the Banking and Payments Department at the Bank of Canada to mentor a team of talented young research economists that advised the Bank on cryptocurrencies and central bank digital currency (CBDC).

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Partners

College of Central Bankers
Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre

Sponsors

Cygnus Asset Management, LLC