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New Year's Reception & Luncheon

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Name: New Year's Reception & Luncheon
Date: January 29, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM EST
Registration: Sorry, registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
The GACC's New Year's Reception is our first annual event and our way of ringing in the New Year. High-level representatives of Germany and the U.S. will come together to enjoy prime networking opportunities and to receive insights from our keynote speaker Prof. Dr. Christoph Matthias Schmidt - German Council of Economic Experts, Chairman.

Christoph Matthias Schmidt is the current Chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts (Sachverständigenrat Wirtschaft) to which he was appointed in 2009. He is also President of the RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research in Essen, Germany and lectures in Economic Policy and Applied Econometrics at the Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany. His field of research lies in applied econometrics with a recent focus on macroeconomic questions related to energy, health, and labor market policy.

From 2011 to 2013 Christoph Matthias Schmidt was a member of the German parliamentary commission “Growth, Prosperity, Quality of Life” which was appointed to investigate views on prosperity and measures of wealth. He is also joint editor of the “German Economic Review” and the “Journal of Population Economics.”

The luncheon is organized by the German American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.More than 150 participants – high-level representatives of German and U.S. firms and their guests – will come together to enjoy prime networking opportunities and to receive new economic insights from our keynote speaker.
Join us as we give a toast to 2020 and another successful year. It would be a pleasure to welcome you!

Thank you so much to our event partners!
​Harvard Club, 35 W. 44th Street | New York
Contact Information:

Irene Fuchs
Senior Manager Business Network, Startup Relations & Events
(212) 974-8841

Registration closes January 22, 2020 at 5pm.

Young Professional Members: $145
Members: $175
Non-Members:  $215

Refund policy: Cancellations cannot be refunded. Cancellations received one week prior to the event will be credited towards another GACC NY event. Thank you for your understanding!