ESA QLD 2016 Business Lunch - Christopher Kent, RBA


From: Thursday June 16, 2016, 12:00 pm

To: Thursday June 16, 2016, 2:00 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld) invites you to a luncheon address featuring Dr Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic) of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Dr Philip Lowe, who was previously scheduled to speak is unwell, and is ably being represented by Christopher Kent.

The address by Dr Christopher Kent and a webcast is available on the RBA website - Speech by Dr Christopher Kent

Date:           Thursday, 16 June 2016

Time:           12:00pm for 12:15 start, to conclude by 2pm

Venue:         Grand Ballroom, Hilton Brisbane, Queen St Mall, Brisbane

Food:           A two-course lunch with wine will be served

Dress:          Business attire

 Pricing   Members  $140    Table of 10  $1,400
   Non-members  $175    Table of 10  $1,650

Christopher Kent is the Assistant Governor (Economic) at the Reserve Bank of Australia, a position he has held since February 2012. In this role, he is responsible for the Bank's Economic Analysis and Economic Research Departments and is the chief economic advisor to the Governor and the Board.  Prior to holding this role, Christopher worked as Head of Payments Policy Department and earlier as Head of Economic Research Department. He also spent two years with the International Monetary Fund. 

Christopher holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) from the Australian National University. He has authored numerous papers on the Australian economy and macroeconomic policy and edited a number of the Bank's annual Conference Volumes.

Payment options

Payment options offered during the booking process are Paypal, and offline payment via invoice. It is possible to pay by credit card using the Paypal option without having a Paypal account - follow the prompts when directed to the Paypal website during the booking. If you have difficulties, please email admin@esaqld.org.au for a payment form.

If names are not available for table bookings, please mark the first and last name as TBD on the booking form and admin@esaqld.org.au with names and any dietary requirements by Monday 13 June.

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The Hilton (Grand Ballroom)

190 Elisabeth Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

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