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Payment Systems in the Internet Age

February 7, 2017

The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) hosted an afternoon program on financial technology in San Diego on February 6, 2017. Payment Systems in the Internet Age featured officials from the Federal Reserve Banks, including Patrick Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, as well as experts with extensive backgrounds in digital currencies, monetary policy, and the security and regulatory realities of digital transactions. Speakers discussed topics such as “Central Banking in the Digital Age: What is Money?” and “Bitcoins, Distributed Ledgers and the Payment System: Opportunities and Challenges.”

Improving Diversity in the Financial Services Industry — A Holistic View

October 20, 2016

The conference, co-hosted with the Federal Reserve System Office of Employee Benefits and Rutgers Business School, explored issues and solutions for improving opportunities for minorities and women in the financial services sector.  Through a combination of panel discussions and presentations by a broad range of industry professionals, academics and current students, the conference shed light […]

Central Banking Series: Dublin

September 29, 2016

The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) held its first program in Dublin in 2007 and was proud to return to the city as the Irish Republic celebrated its centenary in 2016. This Central Banking Series event was held in partnership with the Central Bank of Ireland and the Irish American Business Chamber and Network, and featured Sharon Donnery, […]

Where Are We Now?

July 19, 2016

The Global Interdependence Center, in partnership with the Denver Association of Business Economists, presented “Where Are We Now?” on July 18, 2016, featuring a keynote address by Charles Plosser, Board Member at FINRA and former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

Eighth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit

July 14, 2016

The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) was proud to once again partner with the Bronze Buffalo Foundation, along with BYU Idaho and Success in Education, for the Rocky Mountain Economic Summit. Held just outside of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, this one-of-a-kind event on July 14 & 15, 2016 featured leading policy makers, financial leaders and economists.