Global Interdependence Center: The Evolving Market Landscape

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 8:30am - Friday, October 11, 2013 - 1:45pm
Fairmont Princess Hotel
Hamilton, Bermuda
United States

The Evolving Market Landscape

Plus a special feature on
America’s Cities

Join GIC in Bermuda for a discussion on global banking, monetary policy, inflation and the macroeconomy.

October 9, 2013
Welcome Dinner

7 p.m. | Harry’s at the Waterfront (96 Pitts Bay Road)
Cost: $125 (includes three courses and wine)
Attire: Smart Casual

October 10, 2013
Venue: Harbor View Ballroom

8:30 a.m. | Registration and Coffee

9 a.m. | Welcome to Bermuda

  • CFA President Nathan Kowalski, Chief Financial Officer of Anchor Investment Management Ltd.

9:10 a.m. | Opening Remarks: “Why are we here?”

  • David Kotok, CIO and Co-Founder of Cumberland Advisors and GIC Vice Chair of the Central Banking Series

9:20 – 10:30 a.m. | Session I – Banks: Too Big or Too Many

  • Harvey Rosenblum, Executive Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Stephen Sexauer, Chief Investment Officer, Allianz Global Investors Solutions
  • Don Rissmiller, Founding Partner and Chief Economist, Strategas Research Partners
  • Moderator Tom Donlan, Editorial Page Editor of Barron’s

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. | Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Session  II – QE and Inflation

  • Herb Taylor, Vice President and Corporate Secretary of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and GIC Board Member
  • Michael Bryan, Vice President and Senior Economist of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Moderator Tim Walsh, Director of NJ Division of Investment

12 – 1:30 p.m. | Keynote and Lunch

  • Paul McCulley, Chair of the Global Society of Fellows, Former Senior Partner of PIMCO and GIC Board Member
  • Moderator George Tsetsekos, Dean Emeritus of Drexel’s LeBow College of Business and GIC Board Chair

 1:30 – 2:45 p.m. | Session III: Global Economic Outlook

  • Edward Keon, Jr., Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for Quantitative Management Associates
  • Kathleen Stephansen, Managing Director, Senior Investment Strategist and Global Head of Sovereign Research, AIG Asset Management
  • Doug Duncan, Chief Economist of Fannie Mae
  • Moderator Vincent Lowry, Founder and Chairman of VTL Associates LLC

2:45 – 3 p.m. | Closing Remarks 

  • William Dunkelberg, Chief Economist, NFIB, Chairman, Liberty Bell Bank and GIC Board Member

October 11, 2013
Roundtable Discussion: “Focus on America’s Cities”
Venue: Harbor View Ballroom

9 a.m. | Coffee and Registration

9:30 a.m. | Welcome

  • David Kotok, CIO and Co-Founder of Cumberland Advisors and GIC Vice Chair of the Central Banking Series

9:40 a.m. | Session I

  • Dennis Archer, Former Mayor, City of Detroit (1994-2001), Chairman and CEO of Dennis W. Archer PLLC and Chairman Emeritus of Dickinson Wright PLLC: “Can the cities be saved?”
  • Patrick Gannon, President and Executive Director of Smart Grid Interoperability Panel: “Can the cities be smarter?”
  • Moderator Peter Gold, Esq., TheGoldGroup, LLC and GIC Board Member

10:40 a.m. | Coffee Break

11 a.m. | Session II

  • Robert Kurtter, Managing Director of Public Finance, Moody’s Investors Service: “Cities and credit markets: A rating agency view”
  • Catherine Mann, Barbara and Richard M. Rosenberg Professor of Global Finance, Brandeis University and GIC Board Member: “Municipal Bonds: Foreign investors, the new kid on the block?”
  • Moderator John Mousseau, Executive Vice President and Director of Fixed Income, Cumberland Advisors

12 p.m. | Conclusion

  • David Kotok, CIO and Co-Founder of Cumberland Advisors and GIC Vice Chair of the Central Banking Series

12:15 – 1:45 p.m. | Lunch

October 12, 2013
Golf Outing Hosted by CFA

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