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    12th Annual Forecasting Event | What Investors Need To Know About Geopolitics in 2016, Featuring Willis Sparks

    February 10, 2016
    5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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    Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead 3300 Peachtree Road NE
    Atlanta, GA 30305  Directions

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    $75.00 Member Fee

    $125.00 Guest Fee

    Willis Sparks, Director, Global Macro, United States

    Area of Expertise: Top global political risks, US electoral politics

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    Willis Sparks focuses on top global political risks as well as US politics and elections. Willis also works directly with Eurasia Group’s president Ian Bremmer on a variety of macro-political risk projects. He is a thought leader within the firm on issues, trends, opportunities, and risks created by political developments in major emerging market countries, US politics and foreign policy, and current geopolitical conflicts.

    Prior to joining Eurasia Group in 2005, Willis worked at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he wrote on transnational terrorism and US national security. He regularly gives speeches on market-moving trends in international politics for investor and corporate audiences in the US and abroad. Television appearances include BBC, CNBC, the CBS Evening News, CNN, Bloomberg, Fox, Yahoo, BNN, and other networks.

    Willis holds an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), where he specialized in international security policy and the study of the former Soviet Union. He also earned an MA degree in International Relations from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris. Willis holds two BA degrees from Brown University and is a graduate of the Juilliard School.

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