ESA QLD 2017 Business Lunch - Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia


From: Thursday May 4, 2017, 12:00 pm

To: Thursday May 4, 2017, 2:00 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (Qld) invites you to an important luncheon address featuring Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

This is the first occasion that Philip Lowe has spoken in Queensland since his appointment as Governor in September 2016.

Date:           Thursday, 4 May 2017

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

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


Dr Lowe holds a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.Comm (Honours) in Economics/Econometrics from the University of New South Wales. He has authored numerous papers, including on the linkages between monetary policy and financial stability. He commenced as Governor on 18 September 2016.

He is Chair of the Reserve Bank Board and Payments System Board, and Chair of the Council of Financial Regulators. He also serves on the FSB Steering Committee. Prior to his current role, he held the positions of Deputy Governor, Assistant Governor (Economic) and Assistant Governor (Financial System). He also spent two years with the Bank for International Settlements working on financial stability issues.

Dr Lowe is Chair of the Financial Markets Foundation for Children and a director of The Anika Foundation. Dr Lowe is a signatory to The Banking and Finance Oath.

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 email admin@esaqld.org.au with names and any dietary requirements by Friday 28 April.

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The Hilton (Grand Ballroom)

190 Elisabeth Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

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