Navigating the Information Economy: Creative Destruction in Business and Economic Thinking


The 2013 NABE Annual Meeting "Navigating the Information Economy: Creative Destruction in Business and Economic Thinking" will convene September 7-10, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency near the Embarcadero waterfront in downtown San Francisco. This year's event will feature many of the world's leading economic professionals, business leaders, and policymakers tackling a wide-range of pressing topics. The conference will focus on the opportunities provided both by technology and by the proliferation of "big data" to better inform business decisions and economic thinking.  



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Speakers Include:


Susan Athey, Professor, Stanford; John Bates Clark Medal Awardee

Michael Boskin, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Former Chairman, President's Council of Economic Advisers

Erik Brynjolfsson, Professor, MIT

Roger Ferguson, President and CEO, TIAA-CREF

Robert Gordon, Professor, Northwestern University

Carla A. Hills, CEO, Hills & Company; former U.S. Trade Representative

Gen. (ret.) Carter F. Ham, United States Army; former Commander, US Africa Command (USAFRICOM)

Manuel Sanchez, Deputy Governor, Bank of Mexico

Jaime Serra Puche, Chairman, SAI Consulting; former Under Secretary of Finance for Mexico

Eric Schmidt, Chairman, Google

Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google

Kevin M. Warsh, Fellow,Hoover Institution, Stanford University

John C. Williams, President, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Michael Wilson, Chairman, Barclays Capital Canada; former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.


Complete list of speakers



Registration is now available. Register before the Early-Bird deadline of July 31 and save $150 off the onsite rate!

NABE would like to thank the Annual Meeting program committee for organizing this year's event. They include George Kahn, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City; and Constance Hunter.


Our Sponsors:


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IHS Global Insight


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CFA CHARTERHOLDERS: Did you know that NABE is a CFA Approved Provider? CFA Charterholders will earn 20 hours of CE credit for attending the 2013 NABE Annual Meeting. To claim your CE credit, simply register for the conference, provide your CFA member number at the conference registration desk, and the CE credit for your participation in this program will be automatically recorded in your CE Diary.





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Rates NABE Member Registration: $945

Nonmember Registration (includes Membership Dues): $1,095

Student Member Registration (does not include meals): $75 






The NABE Foundation will award scholarships to the 2013 NABE Annual Meeting.

To be eligible for consideration to receive the scholarship, one must:

1) Be 35 years old or younger; 

2) Have worked in the economics field for seven years or less; 

3) Currently be involved in a position that uses economic principles and theory; 

4) Hold an undergraduate college degree or higher. 

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