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The Global Interdependence Center Welcomes You to Join Us!

Membership in the Global Interdependence Center gives you first access to the best international programming in Philadelphia and around the world. For over forty years, GIC has been helping to bring the world closer together. Join the conversation by becoming a GIC member today.

  1. What We DoGIC provides a forum for the exchange of divergent perspectives; engages experts to identify emerging economic, social, and political issues vital to the interdependent global community; organizes country and region-specific meetings, conferences and briefings for educational and networking opportunities; promotes global partnerships among governments, business, academic, and nonprofit organizations; and shares information and research with the public and with policymakers worldwide.
  2. As a Member of GIC, You Are Entitled To
    • Discounted registration to GIC events
    • Invitations to members-only briefings and virtual sessions
    • Access to the members-only section of the GIC website, which includes a membership database, and the members-only LinkedIn group
    • The opportunity to contribute content to the GIC blog
    • Admission to events hosted by Philadelphia Council for Business Economics (PCBE) at their Member rate
    • Admission to events hosted by CFA Society of Philadelphia at their Member rate.
    • Opportunities to network among dozens of industry leaders throughout the Greater Philadelphia region in a variety of fields including, finance, economics, wealth management, health & welfare.
  3. Our dynamic programming includes a wide range of forums:
    • Book signings with prominent authors
    • Topical seminars and conferences on issues such as global health, energy policy, and emerging economies
    • International symposia with governors of central banks and presidents of the US Federal Reserve System
    • High-profile roundtables and lunch meetings with global leaders, providing top-level access to our members
  4. Recently, GIC members have been involved in:
    • An exclusive presentation from nine Central Bankers on the Economies of the Baltic Sea and their Capital Markets in Warsaw, Poland
    • A private roundtable discussion in Madrid with the Chief Economist of BBVA, Jorge Sicilia
    • Access to virtual discussions, viewable anywhere in the world, with featured speakers including Jonathan Basile, head of business cycle at AIG, and Michael Drury, chief economist for McVean Trading and Investments LLC
    • An exclusive tour of the French Diplomatic Archives in Paris
    • A private Q&A session in Kyoto, Japan with Kozo Koide, chief economist, DIAM Co., and Manuel Balmaseda, chief economist of CEMEX
    • GIC Global Citizen Award Ceremony honoring Fran├žois-Xavier Chevallier, founder of Alpha Mining and the fund manager and head of economic research for Diamant Bleu Gestion