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 Institute Francesco Papadia, Director General of Operations, European Central Bank Komal Sri-Kumar, Chief Global Strategist, Trust Company of the West Ronald McKinnon, Eberle Professor of Economics, Stanford University 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 BACKGROUND: 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: http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/x8180.xml MEDIA Philip Little, Office of Media Relations, UCLA Anderson School RSVP: of Management, (310) 825-9983 or email@example.com 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: http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/x8187.xml PARKING: Parking will be available in Lot 4, adjacent to UCLA Anderson School of Management, at a cost of $7. -UCLA ANDERSON-
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