Upcoming Event: Are We Ready for the Next Financial Crisis?

Are We Ready for the Next Financial Crisis?
A two day conference on Causes of the Last Financial Crises and Lessons Yet to be Learned

March 21 and 22, 2018, 8:45 – 4:30pm
Rotman School of Management
Desautels Hall (Second Floor, South Building) | map
105 St George Street, Toronto, ON

For the registration and full agenda visit: http://uoft.me/FinancialCrisis

$1000 per person inclusive of taxes for both days; $600 per person inclusive of taxes for one day. (Fees include all sessions, lunch, coffee breaks and reception on March 21).


7 featured speakers including:  

Prof. Richard Sylla, NYU Stern on “Framing of Financial Crises”
Dr. Tamim Bayoumi, International Monetary Fund on “Unfinished Business: The Unexplored Causes of the Financial Crisis and the Lessons Yet to be Learned”

Richard Bookstaber, University of California on author of “The End of Theory: Financial Crises, the Failure of  Economics and the Sweep of Human Interaction.” on “The Next Financial Crisis”

Darrell Duffie, Stanford on “New Banking Regulations and the Liquidity of Financial Markets”

Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada on “Reflections from a Central Banker”


5 panel discussions:

Are Regulators Ready for the Next Financial Crisis?

Are Today’s Bank Business Models Viable?

Will Inequality and Instability Cause the Next Financial Crisis?
The Future Role of Central Banks

Will Technology Cause the Next Financial Crisis?


24 expert speakers – academics, regulators & practitioners:

Anita Anand, Professor of Law and J.R. Kimber Chair in Investor Protection & Corporate Governance, UofT
Svein Andresen, ex-Financial Stability Board
Sir George Bain, former President, Queen’s University Belfast and former Principal, London School of Business
Dr. Tamim Bayoumi, Deputy Director – Strategy, Policy and Review, International Monetary Fund and Author
Dr. Richard Bookstaber, Chief Risk Officer, University of California & author
Prof. Donald Brean, Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy, Rotman School of Management
Prof. Peter Christoffersen, TMX Chair in Capital Markets & Bank of Canada Fellow, Rotman School of Management
Julie Dickson, former Superintendent, Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions of Canada
Prof. Darrell Duffie, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Business, Stanford
Prof. Alexander Dyck, Manulife Chair in Financial Services & Director, Capital Markets Institute, Rotman School  of Management
Justin Ferrabee, COO, Payments Canada
Randall Guynn, Partner and Financial Institutions Group Head, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Prof. Campbell Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke
Prof. John Hull, Maple Financial Group Chair in Derivatives and Risk Management, Rotman School of Management
Honourable Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Advances Education & Skills Development, Government of Ontario
Sheryl Kennedy, CEO, Promontory Canada
Laura Kodres, Chief – Global Financial Stability Division, International Monetary Fund
Prof. Tiff Macklem, Dean Rotman School of Management; Chair, Global Risk Institute for Financial Services;
Richard Nesbitt, CEO, Global Risk Institute for Financial Services; Adjunct Professor of Finance, Rotman School of Management
Prof. Andreas Park, Associate Professor of Finance, Rotman School of Management
Brian Porter, President and CEO, Scotiabank; Vice-Chairman and Treasurer, Institute of International Finance
Prof. Richard Sylla, Professor Emeritus of Economics & former Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets, Stern School of Business, NYU
Prof. William Watson, Associate Professor of Economics, McGill University
Carolyn A. Wilkins, Senior Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada