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October 2018

Social Get-Together of the Aggies TG-Open to All 1818 Members, Spouses & Friends

October 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ellipse Rooftop Bar, Hyatt White House Hotel, 1522 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

Social Get-Together of the Aggies TG and open to all 1818 members, spouses, friends. Please join us for a relaxed "happy hour" where you'll purchase your own drinks and food - and mingle with 1818 Society members from the Agriculture Thematic Group and beyond.  Spouse, friends, all are welcome  Please tell us if you're coming and how many are in your party by clicking HERE as we will only do this if we are 10 or more (if we're much more than 10,…

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2018 Annual Meeting 1818 Society

October 24 - October 25
J B1-080

Note: All sessions will be Livecast.  Link to the Livecast will be posted a day in advance of the meeting. Wednesday, October 24, 2018 10:00 am to 11:00 am – Coffee; meet and greet 11:00 am to 1:00 pm – Staff Retirement Plan Seminar 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Retiree Medical Insurance Seminar Thursday, October 25, 2018 10:00 am to 10:45 am – Coffee; meet and greet 10:45 am to 11:00 am - Recorded message from Jim Kim, President…

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A Conversation with Jaime Saavedra, Senior Director and Head of the Education Global Practice

October 31 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
G 7-011

Join us for an informal conversation with Jaime Saavedra,  head of the Bank’s Education Global Practice.     Jaime has led groundbreaking work in the areas of poverty and inequality, employment and labor markets, the economics of education, and monitoring and evaluation systems.   He was Peru’s Mister of Education from 2013 to 2016, and previously worked at the Bank as Director for Poverty Reduction and Equity.  Topics will include:  what he learned about effecting education change in Peru, the challenges the Bank…

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November 2018

“India Needs to Invest (More) in Vertical Integration” by Chandra Ranade

November 1 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
J 4-044

Speaker: Chandra Renade - Retired from the World Bank in 2002 and since then has been teaching Statistics, Economics and Finance in Stratford University, University of Bridgeport and has taught in the Semester at Sea Spring voyages sponsored by the University of Virginia. Chair: Martien Van Nieuwkoop - Director, Agriculture GP. In this capacity, he provides leadership and global oversight to the agriculture sector dialogue, portfolio management, and partnership relationships, covering a wide range of issues, including food security and food safety;…

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The Biggest Mistakes in Personal Investing by 1818 Society and BFSFCU

November 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
MC 13-121

Speakers: Rick Bohn, Financial Advisor, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. Scott Abell, Senior Portfolio Manager/ Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Inc. Charles Verruggio, Senior Financial Advisor, Wolf Group Capital Advisors Moderators: Norman Hicks, chair, Economists Thematic Group, 1818 Society Maria Eugenia Garcia-Lopez, Director of Retail Sales and Services, BFSFCU Many people think they do not need advice on how to manage their wealth, and often do a bad job of it. World Bank retirees are no exception, particularly economists.…

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