GIC brings its Central Banking Series to Frankfurt for a conference with the Deutsche Bundesbank.

February 8, 2018

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                   


Colleen Murphy, GIC
[email protected]

Dorit Feldbrügge, Bundesbank
0049 69 9566 7096
[email protected]


GIC brings its Central Banking Series to Frankfurt for a conference with the Deutsche Bundesbank.

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Central Banking Series: Monetary and economic policies on both sides of the Atlantic: The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is taking its Central Banking Series to Europe for their return to Germany. Held in partnership with the Deutsche Bundesbank, GIC has organized a two-day conference complied of international speakers, including Robert S. Kaplan, the President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Media is invited to the pubic conference on Thursday, February 8 where presentation topics will include monetary policy issues, economic adjustments in Europe, and financial stability and regulation.FRANKFURT, GERMANY-


  • Robert S. Kaplan, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank
  • Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
  • François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor, Banque de France
  • David E. Altig, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Urs Birchler, Professor of Banking at the Department for Banking and Finance, Zürich University
  • Manus Cranny, Markets Reporter, Bloomberg Television
  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading and Investments
  • Sean J. Egan, President of Egan-Jones Ratings Co.
  • David Llewellyn, Loughborough University
  • Emanuel Mönch, Head of Research, Deutsche Bundesbank
  • Huw Pill, Chief European Economist and Co-head of the Economics Team, Goldman Sachs
  • Don Rissmiller, Chief Economist, Strategas Research Partners
  • Ludger Schuknecht, Chief Economist & head of the Directorate General Fiscal Policy and International Financial and Monetary Policy at the German Ministry of Finance
  • Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn, Director General and Special Advisor to the Governor of the Banque de France
  • Jens Ulbrich, Director General Economics, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt
  • Axel A. Weber, Chairman of the Board of Directors, UBS Group AG
  • Volker Wieland, Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics at the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS) at Goethe University Frankfurt


Thursday, February 8, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.


Regional Office of the Deutsche Bundesbank in Hesse
(Address: Taunusanlage 5, 60329 Frankfurt am Main)



Contact: To register for this event or for more information please contact Colleen Murphy, Manager of Marketing and Communications, at [email protected] or 215-238-0990 or Dorit Feldbrügge, Press Officer, at [email protected] or 0049 69 9566 7096.


About the Global Interdependence Center: The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is a Philadelphia-based nonprofit organization that seeks to stimulate thoughtful, global dialogue on a wide range of issues that affect the international community, including economics, health care and government. GIC convenes conferences and roundtable discussions, both domestically and internationally, to identify and address emerging global issues. For more information, visit GIC’s website at