Global Finance Forum


April 19, 2018


Washington, DC

Hosted by

AIC, FIA, ICI, MFA, SIFMA, and the Chamber


This April join us for the 2nd annual Global Finance Forum hosted by the American Investment Council (AIC), Futures Industry Association (FIA), Investment Company Institute (ICI), Managed Funds Association (MFA), Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Capital Market Competitiveness.

In conjunction with IMF-World Bank spring meetings, the event will feature remarks and armchair chats with leading U.S. and European policymakers. The two-hour event will highlight a range of timely global economic and financial issues, including prospects for growth, Brexit, cross border regulation and tax policy, and more.

Register today for this complimentary event to gain insight into how international policymakers can facilitate growth in local economies through robust and smartly regulated capital markets.

Featured Speakers Include:

  • The Honorable Lael Brainard: Member, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • Valdis Dombrovskis: European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
  • Mark A. Calabria, Ph.D.: Chief Economist for Vice President Michael R. Pence
  • Sir Jon Cunliffe: Deputy Governor for Financial Stability, Bank of England


7:15am – 8:00am

Networking Breakfast

8:00am – 8:05am

Host Remarks

8:05am – 8:30am


Lael Brainard


Lael Brainard

Member, Board of Governors

Federal Reserve System

8:30am – 9:00am


Valdis Dombrovskis, Richard H. Baker


Valdis Dombrovskis

Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

European Commission

Richard H. Baker

President and Chief Executive Officer


9:00am – 9:05am

Host Remarks

9:05am – 9:30am


Mark A. Calabria, Ph.D., Walt Lukken


Mark A. Calabria, Ph.D.

Chief Economist

Vice President Michael R. Pence

Walt Lukken

President and CEO


9:30am – 9:35am

Host Remarks

9:35am – 10:05am


Sir Jon Cunliffe, Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.


Sir Jon Cunliffe

Deputy Governor for Financial Stability

Bank of England

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.

President and CEO


10:05am – 10:10am

Host Remarks

10:10am – 10:20am

Program Concludes


The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

1150 22nd Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037


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Terms and Conditions

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