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19th Annual Global Business and Shared Services Conference
22 - 23 October, 2015 (New York, New York)

Peer Networks

Council of Economists
This Council brings together economists from the financial services and industrial communities to exchange views on the emerging economic environment.

Global Council on Business Conduct
Executives responsible for shaping global ethics and compliance programs discuss current issues and challenges facing corporations globally. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Council on Leadership, Talent & Learning
Recognises the growing importance of management education and training as levers for improving individual and organisational performance.

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China Center Data Flash - Property sector continues to struggle as inventories are drawn down

Some observers have recently been touting a rebound in the real estate market, and while both sales and prices have improved in recent months, it is essential to keep in mind that actual construction and investment in the sector are still contracting.

(China Center Publications, September 2015)

Moving to the Next Level: Insights from the 11th Annual Women's Leadership Conference

Women in business have come a long way, but moving to absolute parity with men requires continued planning and even consciousness raising on the part of both genders.

(Conference KeyNotes, September 2015)

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The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
14 October, 2015 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 01:00 PM UTC [13:00]

How does a banking union support the economic integration of Europe and impact the outlook for the on-going economic recovery? What are the conditions for success? What challenges and opportunities does a banking union offer Euro Area business? CPE credit available

Macro Trends and the Talent Gap: Aligning HR & Business Leaders
20 October, 2015 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

Explore the macro trends affecting leadership development and succession within organizations, and learn to identify some of the differences in how business and HR leaders talk about these trends. SHRM credit available.

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The Conference Board Europe

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The Conference Board in the News

Ken Goldstein on latest signals for US economy from August LEI, Fed decision, overseas uncertainty.  
Sep 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Lynn Franco on U.S. consumers, Fed decision not to raise rates.
Sep 18 | KJZZ Phoenix: Listen

Coming off the rails? Andrew Polk on fallout of China's "Black Monday." 
Aug 25 | Reuters: Read
Aug 24 | Washington Post: Read
Aug 24 | Spectator (U.K.): Read

Andrew Polk on China's move to devalue the yuan.
Aug 12 | Bloomberg: Read 
Aug 11 | Wall Street JournalRead

#tcbProductivity data: Debating meaning of alarmingly slow productivity-growth rates. 
Aug 10 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Aug 7 | MarketWatch: Read

Gad Levanon: Strong July jobs report opens door for Fed hike, labor-force participation rate still a concern. 
Aug 10 | Les EchosRead
Aug 7 | Reuters TV: Watch

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