CME Group to Host Fifth Annual Global Financial Leadership Conference
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CME Group will host the fifth annual Global Financial Leadership Conference (GFLC) at Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort in Naples, Fla. The GFLC assembles decision-makers from the world's leading financial institutions to discuss emerging geopolitical trends, debate critical economic issues and provide perspectives on future developments in the financial marketplace.      


November 12 — 13, 2012


  • Evolving Capital Market Dynamics
  • Impact of the General Election on Global Markets
  • Global Economic Outlook and Insights
  • The New Global Energy Landscape


  • Sir Richard Branson, Founder, Virgin Group
  • Condoleezza Rice, Former U.S. Secretary of State


  • Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State
  • James Burkhard, Managing Director, Global Oil Group, IHS CERA
  • James Carville, Political Strategist and Advisor to President Barack Obama
  • Daniel Coleman, Chief Executive Officer, GETCO
  • Eric J. Gleacher, Distinguished Service Professor of Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
  • Jeff Jennings, Global Head of Listed Derivatives, Credit Suisse
  • Richard Kauffman, Senior Advisor to the United States Secretary of Energy
  • John Kingston, Director of News, Platts
  • Ted Koppel, Former ABC News Anchor and New York Times Contributing Columnist
  • John Lipsky, Former First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
  • Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders
  • Richard Prager, Global Head of Trading and Capital Markets, BlackRock
  • Raghuram Rajan, Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister of India
  • Karl Rove, Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush
  • Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia Founder and 2012 Fred Arditti Innovation Award Recipient
  • Jerry Webman, Chief Economist, Oppenheimer Funds
  • Zhou Yuan, Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Asset Allocation, China Investment Corporation


To attend GFLC in person, please contact Michael Shore at 312.930.2363 or

To follow GFLC coverage during and after the conference, visit CME Group's online magazine and blog, OpenMarkets. For additional information about the conference and previous GFLC video, photo and press highlights, visit

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Michael Shore, 312.930.2363

John Peschier, 312 930 8491 



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