The Global Interdependence Center, in partnership with the Banque de France, held a Central Banking Series at The Louvre in Paris, France.
Welcoming remarks were given by François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor, Banque de France, and Kathleen Stephansen, Chair Emeritus of the Global Interdependence Center. The morning keynote address was given by François Villeroy de Galhau.
GIC’s College of Central Bankers hosted an Executive Briefing on April 29, 2022 exploring demographics with GIC College of Central Bankers Fellows, Masaaki Shirakawa, Former Governor of the Bank of Japan, and Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Federal Reserve System. The program included a live audience Q&A moderated by GIC Board Member, Michael Drury, plus remarks by CCB Chair, Peter A. Gold, Esq.
The Global Interdependence Center hosted a virtual Executive Briefing on April 20, 2022 with speakers, Holly Wade, GIC Board Member and the Director of Research and Policy Analysis at NFIB, Chris Wheat, the Co-President for the JPMorgan Chase Institute, and GIC Vice Chair of Programs, Lisa McIntire Shaw, who is a Founding Partner of Cygnus Asset Management, LLC.
This program, in partnership with the Solve Long Covid Initiative, featured speakers Katie Bach, a Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings, and Melissa Smallwood, a Graduate Student Researcher, College of Global Futures. Our speakers participated in a live audience Q&A moderated by Emily Taylor, Vice President of Advocacy and Community Engagement at Solve M.E.
GIC’s special College of Central Bankers Executive Briefing, Fed Independence and the Divided U.S. Congress, took place on March 24, 2022. Speakers included Jeff Lacker, Ph.D., Former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and Distinguished Professor of Economics at VCU School of Business, and College of Central Bankers Fellows, Charles Plosser, Ph.D., Former President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, and Dennis Lockhart, Former President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The program was moderated by CCB Advisory Board Member, Michael McKee, International Economics and Politics Correspondent, Bloomberg Radio/TV, and included remarks from CCB Chair, Peter Gold, Esq., Principal, TheGoldGroup LLC.
This conference, now in its fifth year, is held in partnership with Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business and was held on Friday, February 25, 2022. It explored who is to blame for Sovereign Debt Restructurings — borrowers, creditors, international institutions, or catastrophes?
GIC partnered with the Government & Public Policy Institute (GPPI) at the University of The Bahamas for the program, Exploring the Geostrategic Interests of The Bahamas through the Lens of US/China Relations, on February 1, 2021. Our speakers, including R. Evan Ellis, Ph.D., Research Professor of Latin American Studies, U.S. Army War College, Zhivargo Laing, Executive Director and Senior Policy Fellow of the Government and Public Policy Institute (GPPI), University of The Bahamas, GIC Executive Committee Member, Michael Drury, Chief Economist of McVean Trading & Investments, and Rodney Smith, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, University of The Bahamas.
The GIC’s College of Central Bankers Executive Briefing on January 27, 2022 explored Central Banks’ roles in climate change with GIC College of Central Bankers Fellows, Katarzyna Zajdel-Kurowska, Former Board member of the Management Board of the National Bank of Poland, and Christian Noyer, Honorary Governor of the Banque de France. This program, including a live audience Q&A, was moderated by Kathleen Stephansen, GIC Chair Emeritus, Senior Economist for Haver Analytics, and Trustee of EQAT Trust Funds, plus welcoming remarks from Peter A. Gold, Esq., CCB Chair, GIC Vice Chair, and Principal of TheGoldGroup LLC.
This program, in partnership with the Solve Long Covid Initiative, focuses on medical research: what we know so far and how long COVID can reshape the field of medical research in the future. On Thursday, January 6, 2022, Amy Proal, Ph.D., Microbiologist/Research Team Coordinator for the PolyBio Research Foundation, joined us for a presentation and audience Q&A with Emily Taylor, Vice President of Advocacy and Community Engagement at Solve M.E. Plus remarks from Oved Amitay, the Chief Executive Officer at Solve M.E., and William Kennedy, GIC Vice Chair of Programs and Co-Founder, CEO and CIO of RiskBridge Advisors.
GIC College of Central Bankers Fellows, Dr. José De Gregorio, the Former President of the Central Bank of Chile, and Alfonso Prat-Gay, the Former President of the Central Bank of Argentina joined GIC for the Executive Briefing, Debt Levels and Interest Rates. This program, including a live audience Q&A, was moderated by Michael McKee, International Economics and Politics Correspondent for Bloomberg Radio/TV, plus welcoming remarks from Peter A. Gold, Esq., CCB Chair, GIC Vice Chair, and Principal of TheGoldGroup LLC.
Will central bank digital currencies disrupt the banking system? Is crypto as consequential as the internet? Watch this GIC Executive Briefing as Jim Bianco, President and Macro Strategist at Bianco Research, L.L.C., and Dave Nadig, CIO & Director of Research, ETF Trends & ETF Database, explore and debate the potential and the perils of cryptocurrencies, the blockchain, and CBDCs. Moderated by William Kennedy, GIC Vice Chair of Programs and Co-Founder, CEO and CIO of RiskBridge Advisors.
GIC held a special College of Central Bankers Executive Briefing on October 21, 2021 exploring the CCB Inaugural Survey conducted among our Fellows earlier this year. Presenters included Don Rissmiller, Founding Partner of Strategas Research Partners, Marco Airaudo, Ph.D., Professor of Economics at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, Danny Blanchflower, Ph.D., Former Member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, Charles Plosser, Ph.D., Former President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, J. Paul Horne, Independent International Economist & GIC Board Member, and Peter Gold, Esq., Principal, TheGoldGroup LLC, GIC Vice Chair, and Chair of the College of Central Bankers.