CFR Corporate Events

Corporate Meeting (continued)

The State of the World Economy

Speaker: Olivier Blanchard, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department, International Monetary Fund

This meeting is part of the C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics, presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

January 23, 2014 7:45–8:00 a.m. () - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. () - Meeting

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A Conversation with Jacob J. Lew

Speaker: Jacob J. Lew, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Presider: John C. Bussey, Assistant Managing Editor and Executive Business Editor, Wall Street Journal

Please join Secretary Lew for a discussion on the U.S. economy, next steps for financial reform, and the department's international agenda.

**Please note the special timing.**

January 16, 2014 8:00–8:30 a.m. () - Breakfast Reception
8:30–9:15 a.m. () - Meeting

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Outlook for 2014

Speaker: Byron Wien, Vice Chairman, Blackstone Advisory Partners LP
Presider: Robert E. Rubin, Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
January 8, 2014 7:45–8:00 a.m. () - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. () - Meeting

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The U.S. Economy and Fiscal Policy

Speakers: Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum; Former Director, Congressional Budget Office, Vincent Reinhart, Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley
Presider: Alan S. Murray, President, Pew Research Center

Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Vincent Reinhart discuss the U.S. economy amidst continuing fiscal uncertainty.

November 21, 2013

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Renewing America Series: The Cost of U.S. Healthcare

Speakers: Steven Brill, Chief Executive Offier, Journalism Online, Ezekiel Emanuel, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Chair of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania
Presider: Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor and Columnist, TIME; Global Economic Analyst, CNN

Experts discuss how the cost of U.S. healthcare is impacting the economy, as part of CFR's Renewing America series.

The Renewing America series examines how policies at home directly influence the economic and military strength of the United States and its ability to act in the world.

November 21, 2013

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World Economic Update

Speakers: Lewis Alexander, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura Securities International Inc, Vincent Raymond Reinhart, Managing Director and Chief U.S. Economist, Morgan Stanley, Nemat Shafik, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
October 29, 2013 8:15–9:15 a.m. () - Meeting

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Foreign Affairs Media Call on the Nomination of Janet Yellen to Chair the Federal Reserve

Speakers: Martin S. Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University, Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Harvard University professor and economist Martin S. Feldstein and Peterson Institute for International Economics President Adam S. Posen discuss the nomination of Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen to replace outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke.

October 10, 2013

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CEO Speaker Series: The Future of Energy

Panelists: Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Council on Foreign Relations, Christophe de Margerie, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, TOTAL S.A.; Member, CFR Global Board of Advisers, David M. Rubenstein, Cofounder and Co-Chief Executive Officer, The Carlyle Group; Vice Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Chair, CFR Global Board of Advisers, Paolo Scaroni, Chief Executive Officer, Eni; Member, CFR Global Board of Advisors
October 7, 2013 1:00–2:00 p.m. ()

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Corporate Executives Roundtable: “Global Comparisons of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

Speakers: Lisa Alfaro, Partner in Charge, São Paulo Office, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Nicola Bonucci, Director of Legal Affairs, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) (Via videoconference from Paris)
Presider: Samuel G. Williamson, Partner, Shanghai Office, Kirkland & Ellis

The past couple of years have seen a rise in anti-corruption cases, legislation, and policy debates around the world, including Brazil's recent enactment of its own version of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Please join Lisa Alfaro and Nicola Bonucci for a discussion on global anti-corruption policies, trends, and best practices.

October 4, 2013 8:00–8:15 a.m. () - Breakfast Reception
8:15–9:15 a.m. () - Roundtable

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Corporate Teleconference: Changing China

Speakers: Stephen S. Roach, Senior Fellow, Yale University; Former Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia, David Shambaugh, Professor and Director, China Policy Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University
Presider: Matt Pottinger, Chief Executive Officer, China Six LLC

Following Premier Li Keqiang's comments about China's financial reform at the World Economic Forum meeting in Dalian, China, please join Stephen Roach and David Shambaugh for a conversation on China's economy, including economic liberalization, the influence of China's political environment and leadership, and the outlook for investment in China.

September 17, 2013 11:00–11:45 a.m. () - Conference Call

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Corporate Teleconference: Russia Update

Speakers: Andrew J. Guff, Managing Director, Siguler Guff & Company L.P., Birgit Hansl, Lead Economist and Sector Leader, Russian Federation, World Bank, Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, World Bank

Please join Birgit Hansl and Stephen Sestanovich for a conversation on Russia, including the current state of U.S.-Russia relations in advance of the G20 Leaders' Summit, Russia's relationship with Syria and other countries, and the outlook for Russia's economy after its first year in the World Trade Organization (WTO).

September 4, 2013 11:00–11:45 a.m. () - Conference Call

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Corporate Teleconference: "Rapid Response Briefing: What's Next for Egypt"

Speakers: Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Robert Powell, Senior Editor, Economist, and Risk Briefing Global Manager, Middle East and North Africa, Economist Intelligence Unit
July 11, 2013

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Corporate Teleconference: "West Coast and Washington: CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy in the Digital Age"

Speakers: John D. Negroponte, Vice Chairman, McLarty Associates; Former Deputy Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State; Former Director of National Intelligence; Task Force Co-Chair, Samuel J. Palmisano, Former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, IBM Corporation; Task Force Co-Chair, Adam Segal, Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow in China Studies, Council on Foreign Relations; Task Force Project Director
Presider: Thomas Gjelten, National Security Correspondent, National Public Radio
June 10, 2013 2:00–2:45 p.m. ()

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Corporate Teleconference: "West Coast and Washington: Intellectual Property Rights"

Speaker: Stanford McCoy, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Presider: Keith Nilsson, Managing Director & Partner, TPG Growth
June 6, 2013 3:00–3:45 p.m. ()

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The Situation in Turkey

Speakers: Henri J. Barkey, Cohen Professor of International Relations and Department Chair, Lehigh University, Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
June 5, 2013 2:00–3:00 p.m. () - Conference Call

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A Conversation with Ginni Rometty

Speaker: Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President, and CEO, IBM
Presider: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
Introductory Speaker: James W. Owens, Former Chairman and CEO, Caterpillar, Inc.
March 7, 2013

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Outlook for 2013

Speaker: Byron Wien, Vice Chairman, Blackstone Advisory Partners
Presider: Robert E. Rubin, Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
January 4, 2013 7:45–8:00 a.m. () - Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m. () - Meeting

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Outlook for Global Growth

Speakers: Beth Ann Bovino, Deputy Chief Economist, Standard & Poor's, Mustafa Mohatarem, Chief Economist, General Motors
Presider: Peter Coy, Economics Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
October 12, 2012 8:00–8:30 a.m. () - Breakfast Reception
8:30–9:30 a.m. () - Meeting

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Corporate Teleconference: A Conversation with Aung San Suu Kyi

Speaker: Aung San Suu Kyi, General Secretary, National League for Democracy; Member of Parliament, Kawmhu Constituency
Presider: Fareed Zakaria, Host, Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN
September 21, 2012 1:15–2:15 p.m. () - Meeting

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CEO Speaker Series: A Conversation with James McNerney Jr.

Speaker: James McNerney Jr., Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Boeing Company
Presider: David G. Bradley, Chairman and Owner, Atlantic Media Company
September 12, 2012 12:00–12:30 p.m. () - Lunch Reception
12:30–1:30 p.m. () - Meeting

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