The event will feature a keynote lecture by Senior Fellow Barry Eichengreen titled "Servers, Cables and Shark Attacks: Why Currencies Are Traded Where They're Traded."
Barry Eichengreen is a non-resident CIGI Senior Fellow. He is the George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 1987. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts). At CIGI, his research will focus on the internationalization of the renminbi.