GIC’s first event in Chicago to bring industry professionals to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago this September.

August 28, 2018

TWEET: Join @interdependence for GIC’s first event with @ChicagoFed on Sep. 12, focusing on agriculture, manufacturing and tariffs!


Trade and the Future of Industry: An outlook on agriculture, manufacturing and tariffs: Join GIC for our first-ever event in Chicago, IL. GIC is partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to bring together top industry professionals to discuss an outlook on agriculture, manufacturing and tariffs.


  • Kathy Baylis, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois
  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading & Investments
  • Kevin Kliesen, Business Economist and Research Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • David Lehman, Managing Director, Commodity Research and Product Development, CME Group
  • Philip Levy, Senior Fellow on the Global Economy, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
  • Catherine L. Mann, Ph.D., Managing Director and Global Chief Economist, Citi Research
  • Zachary Mottl, Chief Alignment Officer (CAO), Atlas Tool Works, Inc.
  • David Oppedahl, Senior Business Economist, Federal Reserve Bank
    of Chicago
  • Sangeetha Ramaswamy, Global Economist, Citadel Global Equities
  • Donald Rissmiller, Founding Partner of Strategas
  • Stephen Sexauer, Chief Investment Officer, The San Diego County Employees Retirement Association
  • Bill Strauss,Senior Economist and Economic Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
(Address: 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604)




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