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A Dialogue with Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith:
The Impact of Both Current Government Economic Policies & the Housing Bubble on Corporate Board Strategies

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

9:00 – 11:00 A.M. (8:30 A.M. Registration)
Lyon Conference Center, Argyros Forum 209 A/B, 1 University Drive, Orange, CA 92866

Free and open to the public. Seating is limited; pre-registration is required.
Continental breakfast will be served. Visitor Parking is $3.

Agenda

The Directors Roundtable is conducting a worldwide series of events with Nobel Laureates in Economics. At this program, Laureate Vernon Smith will make the Keynote Address on how current government economic policies impact strategies for Boards of Directors; and on what businesses and investors can learn from the recent housing bubble. The Distinguished Panelists will provide valuable insights for Directors, C-Suite executives, and investors combining theory and practice for more successful results in challenging markets. Their topics include real estate; investment strategies; and litigation.

Appreciation is given to the Chapman University Economic Science Institute for its cooperation in this event. A full-color transcript of these proceedings will be made available electronically to 500,000 leaders nationally and globally.

Distinguished Speakers

  • Keynote Speaker:
    • Vernon L. Smith. Ph.D., Nobel Laureate in Economic Science, George L. Argyros Chair in Finance and Economics, Professor of Economics and Law, Chapman University
  • Distinguished Panelists:
    • Niladri, Director – Office of the CIO, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Investment Management & Guidance
    • Dr. Steven Gjerstad, Presidential Fellow at Chapman University; Co-Author with
    • Prof. Smith of Rethinking Housing Bubbles
    • Dana Kopper, Managing Director, Lockton Companies, LLC, Directors & Officers’ Liability and Governance Risk Management Group
    • Jack Friedman, Chairman, Directors Roundtable; Author of articles in The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s on Bonds, Limited Partnerships, and Legally Troubled Assets

Selected Biographies and Materials