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Global Perspectives with Sean Donohue

August 18, 2021 Virtual

On August 18, Robert S. Kaplan, president and CEO of the Dallas Fed, will discuss national and global economic issues with Sean Donohue, CEO of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.


  • Wednesday, August 18, 2021
    5–6 p.m.


  • Virtual


  • Online registration coming soon.
  • Agenda

    August 18, 2021

    5:00 p.m.



    Mark A. Wynne
    Director, Globalization Institute
    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

    5:05 p.m.

    Moderated Conversation


    Robert S. Kaplan
    President and CEO
    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

    Sean Donohue
    Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

    5:30 p.m.

    Audience Q&A

    6:00 p.m.


    About Sean Donohue

    Donohue serves as CEO of Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport, where he is responsible for the management, operation and strategic planning of the airport.

    Centered between owner cities Dallas and Fort Worth, DFW connects the North Texas region with nonstop service to over 200 destinations on five continents. It is consistently ranked among the best large airports for customer service. The airport plays an instrumental role in the region, historically producing more than $37 billion in annual economic impact and generating an average of 60,000 jobs each year.

    Donohue joined DFW in 2013 following a 28-year career in the airline industry that included executive roles with Virgin Australia Airlines and United Airlines.

    Donohue serves on the executive committee of the World Travel and Tourism Council. In addition, he serves on the board of Atmos Energy and boards for several community organizations in the region.

    Donohue graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and economics.

    For event and registration questions, contact Jenna Dillenback at

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