ICMA EXPO Speakers

2019 Card Manufacturing And Personalization EXPO Keynote Speaker

Bernard Baumohl, The Economic Outlook Group


Bernard Baumohl is chief global economist at The Economic Outlook Group. Baumohl began his career as an analyst with the Council on Foreign Relations, a think tank specializing in international affairs and national security. He later served as an economist at European American Bank with responsibilities to monitor the global economy and develop forecasts. Mr. Baumohl was also an award-winning economics reporter with TIME magazine. In additional to his current post as chief global economist, Mr. Baumohl is on the faculty of the New York Institute of Finance, where he conducts seminars on how forward-looking economic indicators can help business leaders better foresee turning points in the economy. He has also previously lectured at NYU and Florida Gulf Coast University.

Bernards’s 2019 ICMA EXPO keynote presentation will cover the following information and more:

The U.S. is about to reach an historic milestone. For the first time in history the economy will soon enter its 11th straight year of growth. How much longer can these good times last? What is the outlook for consumer and business spending, interest rates, inflation and energy prices? How will ongoing trade tensions disrupt established supply chains in the world, impact operating costs and economic growth? Which countries will be the leaders and laggards in the global economy? One dynamic force that is profoundly changing how consumers and businesses act is the growing use of AI, robotics, e-commerce, megadata and blockchain technology. At the same time, global hackers are using the same technology to access trade secrets, steal personal data and sabotage economies. What urgent actions should corporate leaders take to better protect themselves from adverse economic, geopolitical and cyber shocks?


2019 ICMA Card Manufacturing and Personalization EXPO: Are You Interested in Speaking?

Help Shape Our 2019 EXPO Agenda!

ICMA produces the industry’s-leading conference program for card manufacturing and personalization professionals. We now accepting submissions new ideas and speakers to present thought-leading and inspiring sessions and to give our attendees the best professional education in the industry. If you are interested in submitting a proposal to speak at the 2019 EXPO, please take a moment to read what we are looking for:

  • New and exciting industry-led content and research
  • Content including: ways to apply science, engineering, tools, methods and knowledge
  • to the development of card products & services that will launch the card industry into a new era of innovation.
  • Innovative and immersive presentation ideas and concepts
  • Expertise and knowledge in your field
  • Presence and passion
  • Relevance to the card manufacturing and personalization industry

If you feel your session will add value to our audience, please be as specific as possible when completing the form by clicking here.

Please also be aware that we do not accept any sessions that are product demonstrations or sales pitches. If you have any questions about speaking please contact Anna Cifelli at alopez@icma.com or call 1 (609) 799-4900.

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