Policymakers, Economists Return to the Rockies for Discussion of Central Banking, Economy

June 23, 2016

June 23, 2016

Julia Strapp
Associate Director, Communications
Global Interdependence Center
[email protected]

Policymakers, Economists Return to the Rockies for Discussion of Central Banking, Economy


What: Eighth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit

The Global Interdependence Center (GIC) is 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 will feature leading policy makers, financial leaders and economists over two days.

Where: Teton Springs Lodge and Spa
10 Warm Creek Lane
Victor, ID 83455

When: July 14, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; July 15, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Who: This event will feature the following speakers and moderators:

  • Dennis Lockhart, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta;
  • Manuel Balmaseda, Chief Economist, CEMEX and GIC Board Member;
  • Ray Dillon, President and CEO, Deltic Timber Corporation;
  • Danielle DiMartino Booth, President, Money Strong;
  • Bill Dunkelberg, Chief Economist, NFIB and GIC Board Member;
  • Michael Drury, Chief Economist, McVean Trading and Investments and GIC Chair;
  • Megan E. Greene, Managing Director and Chief Economist, Manulife Asset Management;
  • Mark Gottfredson, Managing Partner, Bain & Co.;
  • Cameron Gunter, CEO, PEG Development, Inc.;
  • Jeff Hayzlett, Chairman, C-Suite Network;
  • Kozo Koide, Chief Economist, DIAM;
  • Jean LaTorre, Chief Investment Officer and Corporate Economist, Aetna Inc.;
  • Michael McKee, Radio Host and Economics Editor, Bloomberg Television;
  • Tyler Norton, Founder and CEO, Hero Partners;
  • John Pestana, Co-founder, ObservePoint;
  • Donald Rissmiller, Chief Economist, Strategas Research Partners and GIC Vice Chair of Programs;
  • Jack Rivkin, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Strategist, Altegris and GIC Board Member;
  • John Ryding, Chief Economist and Founding Partner, RDQ Economics;
  • John Silvia, Chief Economist, Wells Fargo and GIC Vice Chair of the Central Banking Series;
  • William Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and GIC Board Member; and
  • Ellen Zentner, Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Research.

Contact: To register for this event or for more information please contact Julia Strapp, associate director of communications, 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 www.interdependence.org.