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Economic Summit

June 27–28, 2016 Dallas

This year’s conference included a presentation from Robert S. Kaplan, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, on “A Day in the Life of the FOMC.” Other speakers explained the types of information that is given to Mr. Kaplan as he prepares for each meeting of the FOMC.

Date and Location

  • June 27–28 | 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N Pearl St
    Dallas, TX 75201

Professional Development Credit

  • 12 hours

Agenda

Monday, June 27

8 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Welcome
Alfreda B. Norman
Senior Vice President

8:45 a.m.

Setting the Stage
Princeton Williams
Director of Economic Education

9:30 a.m.

Break

9:45 a.m.

Monitoring the Dual Mandate: Stable Prices
Jim Dolmas

Senior Research Economist and Advisor

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Monitoring the Dual Mandate: What Ails the Labor Force
Pia Orrenius

Vice President and Senior Economist

11:30 a.m.

Analyzing the Banking System
Kory Killgo

Financial Industry Analyst

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m. Analyzing the Regional Economy
Amy Jordan

Assistant Economist
1:50 p.m. Break
2 p.m. Analyzing the National Economy
John Duca

Vice President and Associate Director of Research
2:50 p.m. Break
3 p.m. Analyzing the Energy Economy
Michael D. Plante

Senior Research Economist
3:50 p.m. Wrap-up
3:50 p.m. Adjourn
Tuesday, June 28

8 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Welcome
Princeton Williams

8:45 a.m.

Looking Beyond the Data
Emily Kerr

Business Economist

9:30 a.m.

Bringing the Perspective to Washington
Robert S. Kaplan

President and CEO

Moderator:
Thomas F. Siems
Assistant Vice President

10:45 a.m.

Break

11 a.m.

Fiscal Policy: The Other Side of the Policy Coin
Jason Saving

Senior Research Economist and Advisor

Noon

Lunch

1 p.m. Trying Your Hand as a Federal Reserve President
Princeton Williams
3:30 p.m. Wrap-up and Evaluations
4 p.m. Adjourn
Contact Information
For more information, contact Sharon Wallace at 214-922-5276 or sharon.wallace@dal.frb.org.