The Economist Buttonwood Gathering: Fixing Finance

A Museum of American Finance Partner Event

The Economist Buttonwood Gathering: Fixing Finance

Thursday, October 15, 2009 | 3:00 PM to Friday, October 16, 2009 5:30 PM

Location: New York City
Contact: Ida
Phone: 212-641-9819

On October 15th and 16th, the brightest minds in finance and economics will gather to discuss the issues shaping financial policy across the globe. Don't miss your opportunity to join them at The Economist's Buttonwood Gathering: Fixing Finance, October 15th-16th at Pace University in New York City.

The Buttonwood Gathering offers a truly global perspective and looks beyond the finance industry to examine the impact the changes occurring within the financial system will have upon the global economy and geopolitics. Interactive working sessions where professionals can engage in in-depth discussions about the future of banking, the future of hedge funds, the future of the compensation scheme and the future of the global capital markets will provide targeted insight and analysis in the area that matters to you most.

Speakers include:
Tim Geithner, Lawrence Summers, Sheila Bair, Elizabeth Warren, Henrique de Campos Meirelles, Jacob Frenkel, Richard Baker, Jeffrey Sachs, Stephen Roach and George Soros.

Highlights include:
Questions and answers: A conversation with US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner

Bagehot lecture by Lawrence Summers: US government financial sector plans and outlook for the economy

Special broadcast of CNBC's Maria Bartiromo's signature programme, Closing Bell, live from the event

Town hall discussion moderated by John Micklethwait featuring Elizabeth Warren, Deven Sharma and others

Exclusive cocktail reception on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor followed by dinner in the historic Luncheon Room

Museum of American Finance Members save $500 by mentioning code MOAF.


Online Registration and Information (External Link)