Experts and Industry Professionals to Discuss Commodities on Feb. 18 in New York

February 4, 2015

February 4, 2015

Amanda Lichtenstein
[email protected] 

Experts and Industry Professionals to Discuss Commodities on Feb. 18 in New York


What: Commodities

This morning program will include panel discussions of commodities in the global economy, weather and commodities, the ETF and ETN products in commodities and using technical analysis in commodities.

Where: New York Athletic Club, Card Room and Lounge
180 Central Park South
New York, NY 10019

When: February 18, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Who: This event will feature the following speakers:

  • Michael Drury, chief economist of McVean Trading and Investments;
  • John Gambla, senior portfolio manager and co-head of the alternatives investment team at First Trust;
  • Joanne Hill, head of investment strategy at ProShares;
  • David Kotok, CIO of Cumberland Advisors;
  • David Lenahan, senior vice president of global equity sales at Convergex;
  • Brandon Rakszawski, product manager, Market Vectors ETF, Van Eck;
  • Don Rissmiller, founding partner of Strategas Research Partners;
  • James Roemer, principal at Best Weather;
  • Alix Steel, correspondent with Bloomberg Television;
  • Garrett Toay, owner of AgTraderTalk;
  • Chris Verrone, head of technical analysis at Strategas Research Partners; and
  • Jerry Webman, chief economist of OppenheimerFunds.

Contact: To register for this event or for more information please contact Amanda Lichtenstein, manager of marketing and membership, at [email protected] or 215-238-0990.

About the Global Interdependence Center: The Global Interdependence Center 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