A very interesting conference is planned for 17th April 2013 in Philadelphia, USA. Some big senior figures in the economic, monetary, and financial worlds will be discussing fundamental solutions to current global monetary and banking problems.
- Lord Adair Turner, Senior Fellow of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (via video stream)
- Jeffrey Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University (via video stream)
- Michael Kumhof, Deputy Division Chief, Modeling Unit, Research Department, IMF
- Laurence Kotlikoff, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor at Boston University
- Uli Kortsch, President of Global Partners Investments
- Domenic D’Ginto, Senior Vice President at PNC
- David Kotok, Co-Founder and CIO of Cumberland Advisors
Boehne Auditorium at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Lord Adair Turner
Adair Turner has combined careers in business, public policy and academia. Since April 2013 he is Senior Fellow of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET).
DIRECTOR OF THE EARTH INSTITUTE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned professor of economics, leader in sustainable development, senior UN advisor, bestselling author, and syndicated columnist whose monthly newspaper columns appear in more than 80 countries.
DEPUTY DIVISION CHIEF OF THE MODELING DIVISION IN THE IMF RESEARCH DEPARTMENT
Michael Kumhof is Deputy Division Chief of the Modeling Division in the IMF Research Department. His main responsibility is the development of the IMF’s global macroeconomic model GIMF, a DSGE model that is used heavily for IMF policy and scenario analyses in multilateral and bilateral surveillance, for the World Economic Outlook publication, and for work on G-20 issues.
Ulrich (Uli) Kortsch
FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF GLOBAL PARTNERS INVESTMENTS, LTD.
Ulrich Korstch is the founder and president of Global Partners Investments, Ltd. He founded the company to create financial secondary markets for the micro-enterprise and small-scale-enterprise sectors of US inner cities and developing nations. In his capacity as president, Mr. Korstch has written a bill for Congress, which was reviewed by the Congressional Legal Services, as well as Treasury, and the Senate and House Banking Committee staffs, and conferred with approximately 15 presidents, ministers of finance and ministers of commerce during the course of business.
Laurence J. Kotlikoff
WILLIAM FAIRFIELD WARREN PROFESSOR AND PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY
Laurence J. Kotlikoff is a William Fairfield Warren Professor at Boston University, a Professor of Economics at Boston University, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and President of Economic Security Planning, Inc., a company specializing in financial planning software. An active columnist, Professor Kotlikoff’s columns and blogs appear in the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, Vox, the Economist, Yahoo.com, and the Huffington Post. Professor Kotlikoff received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1973 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1977.
Mr. D’Ginto joined PNC Bank in 1987 as a Corporate Banking Relationship Manager in the Philadelphia region. In 1997, Mr. D’Ginto originated the marketing effort for PNC’s Derivatives Products Group in PNC’s Eastern Region. Mr. D’Ginto has executed a variety of interest rate and equity hedges for corporate and high net worth PNC clients, including Interest Rate Swaps, Cross Currency Swaps, Equity Collars, Equity Prepaid Forward Contracts, Equity Covered Call Structures and Equity Linked Investment Strategies. Mr. D’Ginto was conferred the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 1998, and holds an MBA and a Bachelors Degree in Finance from Villanova University. Mr. D’Ginto is a Past President of the CFA Society of Philadelphia, where he also served as the Treasurer and as the Committee Co-Chair for Education and Community Outreach. Mr. D’Ginto is an active volunteer for the CFA Institute, serving as a CFA Examination Grader and as a topical specialist for Derivatives.
CIO OF CUMBERLAND ADVISORS AND GIC VICE CHAIR
David R. Kotok co-founded Cumberland Advisors in 1973 and has been its chief investment officer since inception.