The Euro: Its Impact On European Integration & The Global Economy

                          A Conference Sponsored by
          The Center for International Business Education and Research
                       UCLA Anderson School of Management
      WHAT:  Supported by the Delegation of the European Commission, the Center
             for International Business Education and Research at UCLA Anderson
             School of Management will host a conference entitled, "The Euro:
             Its Impact On European Integration & The Global Economy."
             This conference will address a series of issues that are evolving
             as the euro moves into a new critical stage of development.
             Specific topics to be discussed include the impact of the euro on
             Europe's own macroeconomic performance (inflation, growth,
             interest rates, etc.); the impact of the euro on global currency
             and financial markets; and the integration of European financial
             services, which are creating new centers of services with a global
             competitive reach.  Of particular interest is determining the
             future evolution of the euro-U.S. dollar exchange rate.
      WHO:   Morning Keynote Address:  The Honorable Herve Carre, Minister of
             Financial Affairs at the Delegation of the European Commission
             Luncheon Keynote Address:  The Honorable Rockwell Schnabel, U.S.
             Ambassador to the European Union (who will be introduced by UCLA
             Chancellor Albert Carnesale)
             Other conference participants are as follows:
             Barry Eichengreen, George & Helen Pardee Professor of Economics
             and Political Science, UC Berkeley
             Sebastian Edwards, Henry Ford II Professor of International
             Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management
             Mark Spiegel, Director of the Center for Pacific Basin Studies,
             Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
             Geoffrey Garrett, Vice Provost and Dean, UCLA International
             Francesco Papadia, Director General of Operations, European
             Central Bank
             Komal Sri-Kumar, Chief Global Strategist, Trust Company of the
             Ronald McKinnon, Eberle Professor of Economics, Stanford
             Andrew Rose, B.T. Rocca Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy,
             UC Berkeley
             Michael Dooley, Professor of Economics, University of California,
             Santa Cruz
             Reuven Glick, Group Vice President, International Research,
             Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
             Bruce Willison, Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management
      WHEN:  8 - 8:45 a.m. -- Registration and Networking Breakfast;
             8:45 a.m.- 4 p.m. -- Program, Monday, May 2, 2005
      WHERE: Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson School of Management
             110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095
             In the sixth year since its debut as a common currency, the euro
             is rapidly moving to a new stage of institutional development
             where it is now poised to play a role as the "other" great
             currency in the world.  This is of particular importance in an era
             of dynamic globalization where traders and investors are looking
             to regional growth centers like the European community to provide
             expanded investment opportunity, strong institutional legitimacy
             and long term currency stability.
             But moving to this new stage presents a whole series of unique
             challenges to and pressures on the managers of the euro system.
             For one, the successful integration of new member states into the
             European Union is of paramount institutional importance.  For
             another, there is the constant challenge of signaling world
             financial markets that the euro will indeed continue as the major
             stable currency of confidence in Europe.  For more information on
             the conference, visit the following Web site:
      MEDIA     Philip Little, Office of Media Relations, UCLA Anderson School
      RSVP:     of Management,  (310) 825-9983 or
      GENERAL   While this event is free to the general public, seating is
      RSVP:     limited and registration is required.  Please register online
                for the event by Friday, April 29, at the following Web site:
      PARKING:  Parking will be available in Lot 4, adjacent to UCLA Anderson
                School of Management, at a cost of $7.
                                -UCLA ANDERSON-

SOURCE UCLA Anderson School of Management

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