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Global Finance Conference, April 24, 2006

The Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute at The George Washington University is pleased to announce its annual Global Finance Conference. This year the conference will focus on Sovereign and Systemic Bank Risk Assessment and Management. The conference will bring together top finance policy makers, professionals, and academics to discuss cutting edge research as well as current best practices.

A number of highly regarded global finance professionals and researchers have agreed to participate (see agenda below). Dr. Raghuram G. Rajan, Economic Counselor and Director IMF Research Department, will give an opening address titled “Has Financial Development Made the World Safer?” Dr. Gerald Corrigan, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, and Former President of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, will give the luncheon address titled “Toward Financial Stability: A Progress Report”.

Link to: Conference Program

Venue: Jack Morton Auditorium, 21st and H St NW, Washington DC 20052

Time: April 24, 2006, 7:45 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Participant’s Affiliations: Brazilian Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Austria, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, IMF, Gavea Investments, Goldman Sachs, Inter-American Development Bank, Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Moody’s KMV, Reserve Bank of India, The George Washington University, The World Bank, University of Maryland, and University of Vienna.

Attendees: Ministry of Finance, Central Bank, Multi-Lateral Finance, Academic, Bank Regulatory, and Private Sector finance and economic professionals.

Conference Fee: Free to registered guests

Due to space limitations all registrations must be confirmed by GEFRI.