FCIC Chairman Phil Angelides on “Examining Our Financial Past to Secure Our Economic Future”

On Tuesday, February 2, NDN will host an address from Phil Angelides, Chairman of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. Formerly the Treasurer of the State of California, Mr. Angelides has been charged by Congress to lead the effort examining the causes of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. He will discuss the commission's work, which began in earnest this month with much anticipated hearings. NDN Globalization Initiative Chair Dr. Robert Shapiro will introduce Mr. Angelides and open with the event with contextual remarks.

The event will begin at 12pm and lunch will be served. A live webcast of the event will begin at 12:15pm.

About the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC)
The bi-partisan 10-member Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission was created by Congress and is charged with examining the causes of the financial meltdown.  It is also examining causes of the collapse of major financial institutions that failed or would likely have failed had they not received exceptional government assistance.  The Commission is comprised of Chairman Phil Angelides, Vice Chairman Bill Thomas, and Commissioners Brooksley Born, Byron Georgiou, Robert Graham, Keith Hennessey, Doug Holtz-Eakin, Heather Murren, John W. Thompson, and Peter Wallison.  Findings and conclusions are to be presented in a formal report to Congress and the President by December 15, 2010.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 7:00am


NDN Event Space
729 15th St. NW First Floor
Washington, DC 20005
United States