The ECB faces a complicated task in making monetary policy for 19 nations with highly varied rates of economic growth, unemployment and, at times, inflation rates.

This task is made even more difficult by highly disparate levels of public and private sector debt.

• How does the ECB navigates the end of QE?

• How will an eventual normalization of interest rates play a key role in determining how the Eurozone evolves in the future?


Join us to hear our guest speaker, Erik Norland, Executive Director and Senior Economist of CME Group, present his answers.


Please note: this event will be held in English.



Registration: 6:15 – 6:30pm

Conference: 6:30 – 8:00pm

Cocktail: 8:00 – 9:00pm

Our Speaker: Erik Norland, CFA Executive Director and Senior Economist CME Group

Erik Norland is responsible for generating economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company’s business strategy, and upon those who trade in its various markets. He is also one of CME Group’s spokespeople on global economic, financial and geopolitical conditions. Prior to joining CME Group, Norland gained more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry working for investment banks and hedge funds both in the United States and in France. He most recently served in sales and research at BEAM Bayesian Efficient Asset Management LLC, and previously as Director of Research at EQA Partners, both global macro hedge funds. He also worked for IXIS Corporate & Investment Bank in Paris (now called Natixis), covering central banks and supranationals for the fixed income sales business, and also worked as a market economist and strategist. He began his career at Bankers Trust, Global Investment Management in New York working with the tactical asset allocation group. Norland holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and an statistics from Columbia University. He is also a CFA Charterholder. 

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