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Event Detail

Geithner and Paulson: Reflections on Financial Crises (Ended)

Date, Time, and Location:
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 (add this event to your Outlook Calendar)
5:00 - 7:15 pm
Auditorium Theatre, 50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL  60605   (Driving Directions)

Chicago Council and CFA Chicago

Presented By: The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and CFA Society Chicago

Henry Paulson interviews Timothy Geithner about America's financial crisis and will discuss the factors shaping our economic future.

Speakers:
The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner - former Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury
The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr., - Chairman, The Paulson Institute; former Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury

Program Description:
Timothy Geithner and Henry Paulson presided over the darkest moments of the financial crisis. Their positions required swift, decisive, and creative action to avert a second Great Depression and preserve the global economy. Join Paulson as he interviews Geithner about his book, Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises, including the key players, political battles, and events that continue to shape the US and global financial system today.

Fee:
CFA Chicago Members: $10 (CFA Chicago members use promotional code TREASURY at check out)
Non-members: $20

Attire: Business Casual

Registration: Online with Chicago Council - CFA Chicago members use promotional code TREASURY at check out.

Agenda:
5:00 pm: Registration and cash bar reception
6:00 pm: Presentation and discussion
7:15 pm: Adjournment

Geithner The Honorable Timothy F. Geithner served as the 75th secretary of the US Department of the Treasury from 2009 to 2013. He previously served as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York , director of the Policy Development and Review Department at the International Monetary Fund, and under secretary of the treasury for international affairs, under Secretaries Robert E. Rubin and Lawrence H. Summers. He is now president of Warburg Pincus in New York. He holds an AB from Dartmouth College and an MA from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Paulson The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr. is the chairman of The Paulson Institute at the University of Chicago, founded in 2011. Previously, he served under President George W. Bush as the 74th secretary of the Treasury from July 2006 to January 2009. Prior to the Treasury Department, Paulson had a 32 year career at Goldman Sachs, serving as chairman and chief executive officer since the firm's initial public offering in 1999. Previously, he was a member of the White House Domestic Council, serving as staff assistant to the president, and as staff assistant to the assistant secretary of defense at the Pentagon. He holds an AB from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Harvard University.

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