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Global Tax Policy Conference 2019, 22-24 May 2019


Following the success of the 2013 and 2016 events, the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School and the Irish Tax Institute are jointly hosting the third Global Tax Policy Conference in Dublin Castle, Ireland from 22-24 May 2019.

Titled ‘Driving the Future’, the conference programme is framed around the following 3 themes:
Theme 1 – Global tax reform – Where are we? Where to next?
Theme 2 – Taxing business in a digital world
Theme 3 – What is the future of tax?

Speakers include:
- Pascal Saint-Amans, Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD
- Valère Moutarlier, Director, DG TAXUD, European Commission
- Brigette Alepin, Professor of Taxation, University of Québec, and Instigator of TaxCOOP
- Professor Brian Arnold, Professor Emeritus of Tax Law and Senior Adviser, Canadian Tax Foundation
- Cath Atkins, Deputy Commissioner, Policy and Strategy, Inland Revenue, New Zealand
- Ruud de Mooij, Division Chief of the Tax Policy Division, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF
- Brian Ernewein, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister (Legislation), Tax Policy Branch, Department of Finance, XCanada
- Cara Griffith, CEO and President, Tax Analysts
- Professor Mindy Herzfeld - University of Florida
- Jane McCormick, Partner – Global Head of Tax & Vice Chair, KPMG
- Bernard McKay, Chief Public Policy Officer, VP Corporate Affairs, Intuit
- Jorge Narváez-Hasfura, Partner, Tax, Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C. & Chair of the Global Tax Disputes XResolution Practice Group of Baker McKenzie
- Pam Olson, US Deputy Tax Leader and Washington National Tax Services Leader, PwC US
- Professor Dr Jeffrey Owens, WU Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law
- Professor Jay K. Rosengard, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School
- Chris Sanger, Global Head of Tax Policy, EY
- Tom Smith, Director, Tax Strategy and Professionalism, HM Revenue and Customs
- Robert Stack, Managing Director, Washington National Tax - International Tax Services, Deloitte
- Piergiorgio Valente, President, CFE Tax Advisers Europe
- Mike Williams, Director, Business and International Tax, HM Treasury

Delegates will hear the views of leading figures from the EU, the OECD, the US and Treasury departments globally as well as international business organisations, universities, the tax profession and multinationals. The global conference will be attended by policy-makers, legislators, members of Government, Revenue authorities, finance ministries and companies from over 30 countries internationally.

For further information, please email globalconference@taxinstitute.ie

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