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Desmarais Global Finance Lecture | Best Before? Expiring Central Bank Digital Currency and Loss Recovery

September 28, 2022

The Global Interdependence Center’s College of Central Bankers partnered with the Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University for the Desmarais Global Finance Lecture on September 28, 2022.

This session featured Maarten van Oordt, Associate Professor, School of Business and Economics, Finance, VU Amsterdam, and Discussant: Katrin Tinn, Assistant Professor of Finance, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University.

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Desmarais Global Finance Lecture | Will CBDC Disintermediate Banks?

September 28, 2022

The Global Interdependence Center’s College of Central Bankers partnered with the Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University for the Desmarais Global Finance Lecture on September 28, 2022.

This session featured Yufeng Wu, Associate Professor of Finance, Shebik Faculty Fellow, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Discussant: Alfred Lehar, Associate Professor of Finance, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.

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Desmarais Global Finance Lecture | Morning Keynote: CBDCs from a Functional Perspective

September 28, 2022

The Global Interdependence Center’s College of Central Bankers partnered with the Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University for the Desmarais Global Finance Lecture on September 28, 2022.

The morning keynote was provided by Miguel Diaz, Head, BIS Innovation Hub, Toronto.

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Desmarais Global Finance Lecture | Welcoming Remarks

September 28, 2022

The Global Interdependence Center’s College of Central Bankers partnered with the Desmarais Global Finance Research Centre at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University for the Desmarais Global Finance Lecture on September 28, 2022.

Welcoming remarks were given by Yolande E. Chan, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management, and William Kennedy, GIC Board Chair and CEO, RiskBridge Advisors, LLC.

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The Global Interdependence Center – Solve Long Covid Initiative Program Series: Session IV: Congressional Panel

September 08, 2022

The Global Interdependence Center and the Solve Long Covid Initiative’s webinar on key priorities for current and future Long COVID policy took place on September 8, 2022. Speakers included Cynthia Adinig, Long Covid Advocate and Equity Policy Advisor; Oved Amitay, Chief Executive Officer at Solve M.E.; Congressman Jack Bergman, Member of United States Congress serving the First District of Michigan; Congressman Don Beyer, Member of United States Congress serving the Eighth District of Virginia; Senator Edward J. Markey, United States Senator for Massachusetts; Donald Rissmiller, Founding Partner and Chief Economist of Strategas; and Emily Taylor, Vice President of Advocacy and Engagement, Solve M.E.

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Camp Kotok – Long Covid Panel Talk

August 22, 2022

Stewart Gittelman, Former CEO of Advanced Care, Inc. (ACI), Trevor Gittelman, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) Patient, Emily Taylor, Vice President of Advocacy and Engagement, Solve M.E., and Barry Ritholtz, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, Ritholtz Wealth Management, share thoughts, data, and take questions from the Camp Kotok audience at the Leen’s Lodge dining room.

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How Long Until We Solve Long Covid?

August 19, 2022

The Solve Long Covid Initiative, (part of Solve ME/CFS Initiative, a 501(c)(3) organization) in conjunction with the Entertainment Industry Foundation (a 501(c)(3) organization) has launched a new public service (PSA) campaign to educate Americans about the symptoms of Long Covid, create empathy for sufferers, and emphasize the urgent need for research into this complex disorder.

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Camp Kotok 2022 – Samuel Rines & Jillian Fornito Discuss Energy, Oil, Labor, & Constraints

August 19, 2022

Samuel Rines, Managing Director of CORBU, engages with Jillian Fornito, Executive Director at the Global Interdependence Center, for a talk about the energy horizon and its impact for producers and the overall economy. Sam describes the challenges facing energy companies including labor issues, sanctions, infrastructure, and capacity realities.

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Camp Kotok 2022 – Alejandra Grindal & David R. Kotok take on the Economy & Surrounding Issues

August 18, 2022

Alejandra Grindal, Chief Economist at Ned Davis Research, joins David R. Kotok at Leen’s Lodge for lunch and a quick Camp Kotok discussion. They delve into the Covid Pandemic’s effects on the economy which includes Long Covid and productivity, labor force participation, immigration, & childcare challenges. Globalization, longevity, trade wars & sanctions, China & the WTO, onshoring, human adaptability, & innovation are additional issues that weigh on the long-term prospects of the economy.

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Camp Kotok 2022- Mayor Francis X. Suarez Fireside Chat at Leen’s Lodge

August 18, 2022

Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez is introduced by David R. Kotok in the Leen’s Lodge Tannery Room where he shares his thoughts on a range of subjects and takes questions from “campers” in this Fireside Chat.

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Camp Kotok 2022 – Mayor Francis X Suarez & David R. Kotok

August 17, 2022

Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez & David R. Kotok give an overview of what it’s like to be the mayor of an international gateway city in Florida. The Mayor describes his attitude and processes in governing in a state with diverse urban centers and rural populations where one size does not fit all.

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Camp Kotok 2022 – Danielle DiMartino Booth & William Kennedy

August 16, 2022

Danielle DiMartino Booth and William Kennedy talk about the Fed, Inflation, Recession. Vacancies, Leadership, QE, QT, Timing, and more are explored. Danielle adds to the discussion economic indicators and which ones are lagging and can distort reporting and her opinion of Chair Powell.

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