UC Berkeley’s Clausen Center for International Business and Policy will hold its inaugural Conference on Global Economic Issues on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Participants include Benoit Coeuré, member of the Executive Board of the ECB; John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Maury Obstfeld, IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of Research;â€¯Joachim Fels, Pimco; Hélène Rey, Professor at the London Business School; Michael Melvin, Managing Director at BlackRock Inc.; as well as Barry Eichengreen, Christina Romer, David Romer, and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen, all from UC Berkeley.
This event will examine developments in U.S. Monetary Policy and its global impact; the (un)changing nature of financial crises and their aftermath; and the evolution of the International Financial System with the prospects for RMB internationalization and the influence of the global financial cycle.
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS NOVEMBER 15, 2015.
|9:00am – 9:45am||Registration & Breakfast|
|9:45am – 10:00am||Opening Remarks
Dean Rich Lyons, Dean Carla Hesse and Clausen Director Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas
|10:00am – 11:15am||Session 1: US Monetary Policy Developments and Their Global Impact
Moderator: Yuriy Gorodnichenko (Clausen Center, UC Berkeley)
|11:15am – 11:30am||Break|
|11:30am – 12:30pm||Egon & Joan von Kaschnitz Lecture
Benoît Coeuré (Executive Board of the European Central Bank)
|12:45pm – 2:00pm||Lunch|
|2:00pm – 3:15pm||Session 2: The (Un)Changing Nature of Financial Crises and Their Aftermath
Moderator: Linda Tesar (University of Michigan)
|3:15pm – 3:45pm||Break|
|3:45pm – 5:00pm||Session 3: The Evolution of the International Financial System
Moderator: Andrew Rose (Clausen Center, UC Berkeley)
310 Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley
Public Parking is available at Lower Hearst Stucture. Please click below on the visitor parking map for additional information.
Parking Passes for participants can be reserved in advance. Contact Sang Oum at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a permit.
Visitor Parking Map
Conference transportation is provided from the Hyatt Regency Hotel to UC Berkeley, Banatao Auditorium on Saturday November 21. Boarding begins at 8:15am. Please note; the bus departs from the Market Street side of the hotel (the other side of the main lobby entrance) at 8:30am.
For those attending the post-conference reception cruise, transportation is also provided from the conference venue to the Berkeley Marina.
Accommodation will be provided for out-of-town attendees. Please indicate if lodging is desired when completing your registration form and a reservation will be made on your behalf. We strongly recommend that all attendees register by September 30, 2015.
Conference transportation is provided from the Hyatt Regency Hotel to UC Berkeley, Banatao Auditorium on Saturday November 21. Boarding begins at 8:15am. Please note; the bus departs from the Market Street side of the hotel (the other side of the main lobby entrance) at 8:30am. Contact conference planner, Thembi Anne Jackson, email@example.com with any inquiries.
Transportation will be provided from conference venue to Berkeley Marina. Boarding begins at 5:15pm. Bus departs from Hearst Ave. and Le Roy Ave. at 5:30pm. Please contact conference planner, Thembi Anne Jackson, firstname.lastname@example.org with any inquiries.
Hornblower boat charter begins boarding at 5:45pm and departs at 6:00pm from Doubletree Hotel Marina, 200 Marina Blvd., Berkeley. Please note: The boat charter is only one-way and disembarks at Pier 3 at the SF Ferry Building at 7:45pm.
Invitation-only post-conference dinner will be held Saturday evening. Please RSVP directly with conference planner, Thembi Anne Jackson, email@example.com.
A shuttle will be provided to the Berkeley Marina and UC Berkeley following dinner.
For questions or comments please contact:
Thembi Anne Jackson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Conference Planner
Sang H. Oum, email@example.com