Dr. Peter Navarro Announced as Keynote Speaker for Fall Conference

We are excited to announce that the highly acclaimed bestselling author and international columnist, Dr. Peter Navarro, will be the keynote speaker at CFSA’s Fall Conference & Trade Show. He will speak at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, on the final day of the conference at the JW Marriott Hotel in Indianapolis.

Peter Navarro is a Harvard Ph.D. economist and professor of public policy at the University of California, Irvine. Over the past decade, he has been a keynote speaker on management, finance, global politics, and the economy at hundreds of events. His speaking style is unique; it involves a very active engagement of the audience using a state-of-the-art “audience response system.”

Dr. Navarro is the author of a fascinating new book, Crouching Tiger: What China’s Militarism Means for the World, the path-breaking management book, The Well-Timed Strategy, and the bestselling investment book, If It’s Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks, as well as the books What the Best MBAs Know, and Always a Winner: Finding Your Competitive Advantage in an Up and Down Economy. Professor Navarro’s unique and internationally recognized expertise lies in his “big picture” application of a highly sophisticated but easily accessible macroeconomic analysis of the business environment and financial markets for investors and corporate executives.

Navarro’s articles have appeared in a wide range of publications, from Business WeekLos Angeles TimesNew York Times, and Wall Street Journal to Harvard Business Review, the Sloan Management Review, and the Journal of Business. Professor Navarro is a widely-sought after and gifted public speaker. He has appeared frequently on Bloomberg TV and radio, CNN, CNBC, and NPR, as well as on all three major network news shows.


His ability to deliver impressive forecasts has won him praise from investors, fund managers, and the business media (CNBC, Barrons.) He repeatedly warned of a housing bubble as early as mid-2006, called the 2008 stock market crash in November, 2007, and in April 2015 issued a short call on China. In his fascinating fact-filled presentation on the U.S. and Global Economy, he looks at the forces, issues, opportunities, and challenges that will shape the next 12-24 months.