Perspectives on International Banking and Finance – Breakfast Seminar

DIT Business Breakfast Seminar in association with the Ireland Russia Business Association
Venue: Management House, College of Business, Dublin Institute of Technology, Aungier Street, Dublin 2
Date: Thursday, 7th February 2013
Time: 8.30 – 10.30


The importance of high calibre graduates with advanced financial and economic expertise in the public and private financial services sector has been well flagged. This Seminar is designed to explore perspectives of knowledge requirements in the public policy domain. The development of international public service linkages and strategic networks in the area of International Banking and Finance will be discussed in the current economic environment.

Speaker Line-up:

Dr Jim Hanly, Dublin Institute of Technology: “Finance and Public Policy – skills deficits”

Dr Jim Hanly Lectures in Finance in DIT where he is the chairperson of the MSc Finance programme committee. Jims research interests focus on energy economics, risk management, and hedging. Recent research has been published in the European Journal of Finance and in Energy Economics.

Professor Irina Yarigina, Professor of International Banking and Finance, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation: “International Banking Education”

Professor Yarigina is the Chair of the Faculty of International Banking and Finance in the Financial University, Moscow. The University teaches through English and Russian and has over one hundred thousand students throughout the Russian Federation. Professor Yarigina played a pivotal role in the co- development of a Masters in International Banking and Finance which confers a Dual Award from DIT and the Financial University.

Prof. Nelli Rozina, Vice Rector/ Teaching Methodology: Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation: "New challenges for education in the Russian Federation".

Professor Rozina , PhD in Pedagogy is the Head of Academic Affairs in the Financial University. She has worked to integrate the Russian Federation third level sector with the requirement of the Bologna Accord with the European Union.

Deirdre Ryan, Market Operations, Central Bank of Ireland: “Financial Turmoil, ECB Policy and the Central Bank of Ireland”

The Market Operations Desk is responsible for the execution of all Eurosystem open market operations as well as monitoring money markets and bidding behaviour of Eurosystem counterparties. The Market Operations team also monitors and reports on financial market developments and actively participates in a number of Eurosystem Committees and Working Groups to discuss monetary policy implementation issues. Prior to joining the Central Bank, Deirdre worked as an Economist with Goodbody Stockbrokers and holds a degree in Financial Maths and Economics and a MA in Economics and Finance.

Each speaker will talk for 15 minutes with time available afterwards for Q&A and networking.

Note: This event is free. Tea, coffee and scones will be available.
RSVPs: To reserve a place at this seminar, please contact Marie O’ Flynn (School of Accounting and Finance, College of Business, Dublin Institute of Technology, DIT Aungier Street, Dublin 2) by telephone: 01 4023027 or email: before COB on Monday, 4th February 2013.

Please note: Early booking is essential as places are limited and will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.

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