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SFI 8th Annual Meeting, Nov 14, 2013

Conference program [PDF]

Global economic risks: 8th Annual Meeting, Nov 14, 2013


- Prof. Claudio Loderer: Welcome address
- Prof. Jean-Charles Rochet: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Macro-Prudential Regulation
- Dr. Philippe Moutot: Macroeconomics and Supervision: Why Central Bankers Must Go Back to their Future

Panel discussion on global regulatory imbalances

- Dr. Karen Braun-Munzinger, Senior Advisor Financial Stability, Bank of England
- Patrick Odier, Chairman of the Swiss Bankers Associations (SBA) and Senior Partner of Lombard Odier & Cie
- Urs Rohner, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse
Moderator — Prof. Harald Hau, University of Geneva and SFI

Afternoon research session

- Prof. Antonio Mele: Rates Bubbles and Fixed Income Market Volatility
- Prof. Michael Rockinger: Systemic Risks in Europe
- Prof. Suleyman Basak: The Financialization of Commodities

Afternoon master class

- Mads Pedersen, UBS: Global Macro Risk in a Portfolio Context

Keynote speech (open to the public — attendance free of charge, registration mandatory)

- Prof. Roy C. Smith, NYU: Dilemmas of Risk and Regulation

Date, time:
Thursday, November 14, 2013, 9.50 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Credit Suisse Forum Genève, Rue de Lausanne 17, 1201 Geneva

Please register before November 11, 2013 using the online form below.

The attendance fee is CHF 200. The conference is free of charge for members of the SFI Alumni Association and for researchers affiliated to SFI. University employees and students are entitled to a 50 percent reduction.

Please note that the keynote speech (4.40 – 5.50 p.m.)
also includes the awards ceremony which can also be attended free of charge. For security reason registration is mandatory.

The conference is open to all practitioners and researchers within the finance community.
To submit your completed registration form, please click the send button. Registration is complete only once you receive confirmation from SFI.

To submit your completed registration form, please click the “send” button. Registration is complete once you receive confirmation from SFI.

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