OEA - Financial System Review
OTTAWA ECONOMICS ASSOCIATION
Monday, June 12, 2017 Workshop Event
Bank of Canada – Financial System Review
This session will be private, closed to media.
WHERE: Bank of Canada, Conference Centre, Sparks Street at Bank)
WHEN: Monday, June 12, 2017, 10:30 am to noon.
SPEAKER: Ian Christensen, Senior Director, Financial Markets Department.
Pre-registration is mandatory because of Bank of Canada security procedures. To register, please complete the online registration form below. Registration deadline is 5:00 PM Wednesday June 8, but will close earlier should the event reach capacity.
There is no charge for this workshop. However, as space is limited, priority will be given to members for registrations received prior to May 30th.
For security purposes, no attendees will be admitted to the session after 10:40 am.
About the Topic:
On June 8th, the Bank of Canada will release its semi-annual Financial System Review (FSR), examining selected issues of relevance to the Canadian and global financial systems. It is one avenue through which the Bank of Canada seeks to contribute to the longer-term resiliency of the Canadian financial system. Once released, the report will be available online through the Bank of Canada website.
About the Speaker:
Ian Christensen is Senior Director in the Bank’s Financial Markets Department. His primary interests include financial system regulation and the assessment of risks to financial stability. Ian has also worked extensively on monetary policy, specifically the financial channels of policy. He obtained his Masters in Economics from the University of Victoria.
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