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Event Detail

Will Instability in the Middle East Derail the Global Economic Recovery? (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, June 16, 2011 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
7:15 am
The Chicago Club, 81 East Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL  60605   (Driving Directions)

Chicago Council and CFA Chicago

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and CFA Society of Chicago presents:
"Will Instability in the Middle East Derail the Global Economic Recovery?"

Speakers:
Edward L. Morse
Managing Director and Head of Commodities Research, Citigroup
Amy Myers Jaffe
Wallace S. Wilson Fellow in Energy Studies and Director of the Energy Forum, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, and Associate Director of the Rice Energy Forum, Rice University

Moderator:
Rachel Bronson
Vice President, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and Author of "Thicker Than Oil: America's Uneasy Relationship with Saudi Arabia"

Date, Time, and Location:
Thursday, June 16, 2011
7:30 AM - 9:15 AM
The Chicago Club, 81 East Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL 60605

Program Description:
Oil remains the most pivotal commodity to sustained economic growth, and yet key producers in the Middle East are facing a period of enormous political unrest and transition. What will this mean for oil prices and the global economic recovery? How will volatile energy prices affect U.S. multinationals and households? Join The Chicago Council and two leading experts on the geopolitics of oil to discuss what the Arab Spring means for long range economic planning.

Fee:
CFA Society of Chicago Members can register for this event at The Chicago Council member rate of $35. To receive special member pricing for this event, CFA members must use the links below.

Attire:
Business Casual

Menu:
Continental Breakfast

Registration:
As a reminder, to receive special member pricing for this event, CFA members must use the links below: Log on to register. If you are a new user, please create an account. Once you are logged in, click here to register.

Agenda:
7:30 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - Remarks and Q & A
9:15 am - Adjournment

Edward MorseEdward L. Morse
Managing Director and Head of Commodities Research, Citigroup

Dr. Morse is a leading American analyst of the international oil and gas sector with a career spanning three decades including positions in business, government, and academia. Dr. Morse recently joined Citigroup as global head of commodities research after serving the same role at Credit Suisse. Prior to Credit Suisse, he was managing director and head of commodities research at Lehman Brothers.


Amy Myers Jaffe
Wallace S. Wilson Fellow in Energy Studies and Director of the Energy Forum, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, and Associate Director of the Rice Energy Forum, Rice University

Amy Myers Jaffe Ms. Jaffe is the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow in Energy Studies and director of the Energy Forum at the Baker Institute, as well as associate director of the Rice Energy Program. She served as project director for the Baker Institute/Council on Foreign Relations Task Force on Strategic Energy Policy, and as a principal adviser to USAID's project on "Options for Developing a Long Term Sustainable Iraqi Oil Industry."

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