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Last Updated: 12/4/2017

Economic Outlook Symposium

Economic Outlook Symposium 2017

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will host its Thirty-First Annual Economic Outlook Symposium at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The symposium will focus on the forces shaping the U.S. economy as it enters 2018.

A press release and a Chicago Fed Letter summarizing the symposium is available.

Friday, 12/01/17
8:30 AM
Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
Welcome & Opening Remarks
William Testa, Vice President and Director of Regional Programs, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
9:05 AM
Consensus Outlook
William Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
9:30 AM
Consumer and Banking Outlook
Diane Swonk, CEO and Founder, DS Economics
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Automotive Outlook
Yen Chen, Senior Industry Economist, Center for Automotive Research (CAR)
11:15 AM
Steel Industry Outlook
Robert Dicianni, Manager, Market & Analysis, ArcelorMittal USA
12:00 PM
1:15 PM
Illinois Fiscal Condition: How bad is it and what can be done about it?
Rick Mattoon, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
2:15 PM
Heavy Machinery Outlook
Eli Lustgarten, President, ESL Consultants Inc.
3:00 PM
Closing Remarks
Event Information
Event Contact
Ella Dukes
(312) 322-5757
12/01/16  - 12/01/16
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Third Floor Conference Center
230 S LaSalle St
Chicago, IL 60604

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, USA. Tel. (312) 322-5322

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