Annual Economic Forum

Thursday, January 26, 2012, 11:15 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare
                5550 North River Road
                Rosemont, IL 60018
Cost:        $85 Members, $100 Non-Members


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Please note that registration for this event has been closed. If you are still interested in purchasing a ticket, please contact us directly at 312 644 2662

The German American Chambers of Commerce in conjunction with the Representative of German Industry and Trade (RGIT) present the Annual Economic Forum. Top executives and economists will come together to discuss and share their views on the year ahead in the international and, in particular, the German American business world. We are pleased to have the following speakers confirmed:

Our Economists:

  • Prof. Dr. Joachim Scheide from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy
  • Diane Swonk, Chief Economist from Mesirow Financial

Our CEOs:

  • Gerhard Kiewel, Vice President Finance, Corporate Controller of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
  • Norbert G. Riedel, Corporate Vice President and Chief Science & Innovation Officer of Baxter International, Inc.

Our Moderator:

  • Michael Backfisch, Middle East Correspondent

We hope you will join us, as we are all excited to hear the latest from our experts on the outlook for the transatlantic economy!

If you would like to support this program through sponsorship, please click here for more information or contact Anna Cournoyer by either phone at (312) 494-2176 or by e-mail at cournoyer(at)


Anna Cournoyer
Manager, Events & Membership
Tel.: +1 (312) 494-2176
Email: cournoyer(at)

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