When: Thursday, 22 February 202410:00 for 10:30 start until 12:00

Where: Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London SW1Y 5BJ (Trafalgar Square entrance)

RSVP: Please register your attendance here by Monday, 19 February 2024 

Dress: Business attire

The AERL is delighted to invite its Members to a panel discussion on current global economic themes led by the Global Economy and Finance Programme (GEF) at Chatham House. Key issues to be covered in initial short presentations by fellows at Chatham House will include the challenges facing international macroeconomic policy, geopolitical risk, the economic impact of AI on the global economy, the future of the world trading system, and the options for closing the global climate finance gap. These will be seen against the backdrop of the 2021-23 global inflation shock, rising geopolitical tensions between the West and China, Russia and in the Middle East, and unprecedented strains on global governance. The initial presentations will be followed by a discussion among panellists and AERL members under the Chatham House rule moderated by Creon Butler, Director of GEF. Confirmed speakers from Chatham House include:  

Creon Butler, Director, Global Economy and Finance Programme
– Dame DeAnne Julius, Senior Adviser and Distinguished Fellow, Global Economy and Finance Programme
– Dr Emily JonesAssociate Fellow, Global Economy and Finance Programme
– David Lubin, Michael Klein Senior Research Fellow, Global Economy and Finance Programme
– Neil ShearingAssociate Fellow, Global Economy and Finance Programme 

This event is kindly hosted by the government of Ontario, Canada.


Registration / Security Clearance

Important Information for Entry:
To ensure seamless access to Canada House, please be aware of the following requirements:
– A government issued photo ID is mandatory for entry
– Your name must be on the guest list
10.30 Welcome and Opening Remarks
by Sophia Arvanitis, Agent-General, Ontario Trade & Investment Office, London
10.35 Panel Discussion on Geopolitics and the Economy, followed by Q&A
11.30The business of football. A conversation with the club’s representatives
What are the costs and sources of income? What is the evolution of the business?
Closing Remarks
by Marcus Rothen, Co-Chair AERL 
11.35A panel discussion with representatives of the club, private equity and private debt funds, Networking Reception
with coffee, tea and pastries

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