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Central Banking Series: Frankfurt

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - Friday, February 9, 2018
Conference Hall at the Guesthouse at the Bundesbank

Save the Date for this Central Banking Series event held with the Bundesbank in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Central Banking Series: Frankfurt

Save the Date for this Central Banking Series event held with the Bundesbank in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018 - Friday, February 9, 2018 City: Frankfurt Download iCal

Speakers

Urs Birchler

Professor of Banking at the Department for Banking and Finance, Zürich University

Urs Birchler is Professor of Banking at the Department for Banking and Finance at Zürich University, having previously worked at the Swiss National Bank, where he was Director of the Financial Stability Unit, and having previously been a member of the Bank’s Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Chairman of its Basel Committee Research Task Force.

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Julian Callow

Economist, Element Capital Management

Julian Callow is Managing Director responsible for European and Chinese economic research at Element Capital LLC. Prior to that he was a Managing Director for Research at Barclays, including being Chief European Economist (2003-2012) & Chief Global Economist (2012-2014). He was also Chief Eurozone Economist at Credit Suisse (1999-03), & has also worked as an economist at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, Chase (1990-92) & the Bank of England (1987-90).

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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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Peter Praet

Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

Peter Praet joined the European Central Bank as Member of the Executive Board in 2011. He is responsible for the Directorate General Economics.

Before joining the ECB, Peter Praet was Executive Director of the National Bank of Belgium (2000-2011). Here he was responsible for International Cooperation, Financial Stability and Oversight of Financial Infrastructures and Payments Systems.

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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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Ludger Schuknecht

Chief Economist & head of the Directorate General Fiscal Policy and International Financial and Monetary Policy at the German Ministry of Finance

Ludger Schuknecht is Chief Economist & heading the Directorate General Fiscal Policy and International Financial and Monetary Policy at the German Ministry of Finance. In this role he advises the Minister on economic policy issues in the domestic and international sphere.

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John Silvia, Ph.D.

Managing Director and Chief Economist, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC

John Silvia, Ph.D., is a managing director and chief economist for Wells Fargo Securities, LLC. Based in Charlotte, N.C., he has held his position since he joined Wachovia in 2002 as the company’s chief economist.

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Jens Ulbrich

Director General Economics, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt.

Director General Economics, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt.

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Jens Weidmann

President of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Dr. Jens Weidmann, born on April 20, 1968, in Solingen, North Rhein-Westphalia, is President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank.

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Volker Wieland, Ph.D.

Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics at the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS) at Goethe University Frankfurt

Prof. Volker Wieland, Ph.D., holds the Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics at the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS) at Goethe University Frankfurt and is a member of the German Council of Economic Experts. He is also a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London, a member of the Kronberger Kreis, which is the Scientific Council of the Market Economy Foundation, and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the German Ministry of Finance.

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