Global Financial Integrity conference: Washington DC

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I’m attending Illicit Financial Flows: The Most Damaging Economic Problem Facing the Developing World

Begins: September 21, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Ends: September 22, 2015 at 05:00 PM

National Press Club
529 14th Street NW, 13th Floor

Here’s the conference agenda and speakers:
Please join Global Financial Integrity (GFI) for a two-day conference on September 21 and 22 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
Based on a forthcoming book by GFI, this event will include discussions and keynote remarks from experts on the nature of illicit financial flows (IFFs), country-level perspectives, and how and why curtailing these IFFs should be a priority for the global community.
Panelists, keynote speakers, and moderators will be drawn from the public, private, and non-profit sectors to cover multiple sides of this important issue. Confirmed participants include (in alphabetical order):
• Martín Abregú – Vice President, Democracy, Rights, and Justice Program, Ford Foundation
• Anders Agerskov – Head, Preventive Services Unit, World Bank
• Dr. Anders Åslund – Resident Senior Fellow, Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center, Atlantic Council
• Raymond Baker – President, Global Financial Integrity
• Dr. Leonardo Burlamaqui – Associate Professor of Economics, State University of Rio de Janeiro
• Dr. Otaviano Canuto – Executive Director, International Monetary Fund
• His Excellency Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. – Ambassador of the Philippines to the United States
• Michael Elliott – President and Chief Executive Officer, ONE
• Ian Gary – Senior Policy Manager, Extractive Industries, OXFAM America
• Clark Gascoigne – Deputy Director, Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition
• Dr. Dev Kar – Chief Economist, Global Financial Integrity
• Eric LeCompte – Executive Director, Jubilee USA
• Dr. Irfan Nooruddin – Associate Professor, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
• Dr. Thomas Pogge – Leitner Profesor of Philosophy and International Affairs, Yale University
• Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool – Former Ambassador of South Africa to the United States; Distinguished Scholar in Residence, Al Waleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University
• Dr. Rogerio Studart – Distinguished Fellow, Global Federation of Competitiveness Councils