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April 19, 2018

Washington, D.C.

Program Agenda 
Thursday, April 19, 2018
8:00am - 8:05am
WELCOME
Meeting Host: Ben White, Chief Economic Correspondent, POLITICO
8:20am - 9:10am
BREAKFAST CONVERSATION
Congressman French Hill, U.S. House of Representatives (R-AR)
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer, U.S. House of Representatives (R-MO)
Tim Adams, President and Chief Executive Officer, IIF
9:20am - 10:00am
IN CONVERSATION
Neomi J. Rao, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA)
Ambassador Kristen Silverberg, Managing Director, IIF
10:00am - 10:30am
IN CONVERSATION
Kevin Hassett, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers
Tim Adams, President and Chief Executive Officer, IIF
10:30am - 11:30am
FEDERAL RESERVE UNDER NEW LEADERSHIP
Lewis Alexander, Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income Research Americas; Chief U.S. Economist, Nomura
Robin Brooks, Managing Director and Chief Economist, IIF (moderator)
Julia Coronado, President and Founder, Macropolicy Perspectives LLC
Jason Cummins, Chief U.S. Economist, Head of Research, Brevan Howard Inc.
Nathan Sheets, Chief Economist and Head of Global Macroeconomic Research, PGIM Fixed Income
11:30am - 12:00pm
IN CONVERSATION
Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
Tim Adams, President and Chief Executive Officer, IIF
12:00pm - 12:45pm
FINANCIAL REGULATION
Joe Carapiet, Senior Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Barbara Novick, Vice Chairman, BlackRock Inc.
Sandie O’Connor, Chief Regulatory Affairs Officer, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Andrés Portilla, Managing Director, Regulatory Affairs, IIF (moderator)
Marc Saidenberg, Principal, EY
Jared Sawyer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Financial Institution Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
12:45pm - 2:15pm
LUNCH AND PANEL: U.S. ECONOMIC OUTLOOK AND PROSPECTS FOR POLICY-SUPPORTED GROWTH ACCELERATION
Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Jason Furman, Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Doug Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum
John Taylor, Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics, Stanford University
Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, EY (moderator)
2:30pm - 3:15pm
POLITICAL OUTLOOK
Sara Fagen, Partner, DDC Public Affairs
Kevin Madden, Partner, Hamilton Place Strategies (moderator)
Bruce Mehlman, Partner, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas
Doug Sosnik, Former Senior Advisor to President Clinton
3:15pm - 4:00pm
FOREIGN INVESTMENT REFORM
Congressman Andy Barr, U.S. House of Representatives (R-KY)
Paul Lettow, Partner, Jones Day (moderator)
Heath P. Tarbert, Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Investment Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
4:00pm - 4:45pm
FOREIGN POLICY
Derek Chollet, Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor for Security and Defense Policy, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Richard Fontaine, President, Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
Brian Hook, Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State and Director of Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State
Ambassador Kristen Silverberg, Managing Director, IIF (moderator)
4:45pm - 5:30pm
INFRASTRUCTURE
Duncan Caird, Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure and Real Estate Group – The Americas, HSBC Bank (USA ) Inc.
Sonja Gibbs, Senior Director, Global Capital Markets, IIF (moderator)
John Tanyeri, Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure and Project Finance, Metlife, Inc.
Peter Taylor, Co-Head of Carlyle Global Infrastructure Opportunity Fund, The Carlyle Group
5:30pm - 6:15pm
U.S. TRADE POLICY
Stephen Biegun, Corporate Officer and Vice President of International Governmental Affairs, Ford Motor Company
Rod Hunter, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP (moderator)
Phil Levy, Senior Fellow on the Global Economy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Michael Smart, Managing Director, Rock Creek Global Advisors
Clete Willems, Special Assistant to the President for International Trade, Investment, and Development
6:15pm - 7:15pm
NETWORKING RECEPTION – HOSTED BY EY