Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia president and other top professionals to speak at GIC conference in Tokyo.

October 30, 2017

October 30, 2017                                                   

Colleen Murphy
Global Interdependence Center
215-238-0990 | [email protected]

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia president and other top professionals to speak at GIC conference in Tokyo.

TWEET: Join @interdependence in Japan 11/9-13! GIC is heading to Kyoto before taking their Central Banking Series to Tokyo. http://bit.ly/2tsYPQS



The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is happy to brin­g its Central Banking Series to Tokyo, Japan on Monday, November 13, 2017. Seventeen speakers will present on monetary policy, the current political economy in Asia, navigating the global economy, and more. Prior to November 13, GIC will lead an early-day roundtable discussion in Kyoto, Japan on Friday, November 10. GIC is fortunate to have Asset One Management Co. as a program sponsor to help bring guests and members of GIC together for this duel-city program.


  • Patrick T. Harker, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Yoshinori Nakata, Director-General, International Department of the Bank of Japan
  • Masashi Adachi, Director, Foreign Affairs Division, House of Councillors
  • Yoichi Takita, Senior Staff Writer of Nikkei
  • Rintaro Tamaki, President of the Japan Center for International Finance
  • Shigeki Kimura, President & CEO, Stimulus Inc.
  • Kozo Koide, Asset Management One Co. Ltd
  • Chikahisa Sumi, Director, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, IMF
  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments
  • Akinari Horii, Special Advisor, Directors of the Canon Institute for Global Studies
  • Mikihide Katsumata, President and COO, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
  • Gudrun Moede, Head of Deutsche Bundesbank’s Representative Office Tokyo
  • Hidemi Moue, Chief Executive Officer, Japan Industrial Partners, Inc.
  • Masanori Nishi, Senior Advisor, Nippon Life Insurance Company
  • Torkel Patterson, Board Member, Central Japan Railway Company
  • Bill Stone, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Investment Strategist, PNC Asset Management Group
  • Bill Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago


Monday, November 13, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Shangri-la Hotel Ballroom (Address: Marunouchi Trust Tower Main Building, 1-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)




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.

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 www.interdependence.org.