NEW ENGLAND ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

 

Wednesday, November 17, 2010  10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Auditorium

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Fall Economic Outlook Conference!

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Sponsored by:[The Concord Coalition]

Deficits as far as the Eye Can See:

 

Seeking Solutions to our National and State Fiscal Crises

 

Keynote Speaker: 

David M. Walker, President and CEO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation, 7th Comptroller General of the United States

U.S. Forecast Presented by Mark Zandi, Chief Economist,,

Moody's Analytics

The New England Economic Partnership is hosting a conference on the critical issues confronting the economy.  The morning session will begin with an analysis of the current outlook for the US economy and the housing sector by Mark Zandi, Chief Economist at Moody’s Analytics. NEEP’s forecasters will then discuss the economic outlook for the New England region and for each of the six states. This will include detailed forecasts of key economic indicators, including employment by industry as well as the outlook for the region’s housing markets.

The conference keynote address will be delivered by David M. Walker, President and CEO of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, and 7th Comptroller General of the United States.

The luncheon address will be followed by two panels  The first panel will address fiscal issues and how they influence the economic outlook, and will feature Mark Zandi and Diane Lim Rogers of the Concord Coalition.  The second panel will focus on fiscal solutions and will include Robert Bixby of the Concord Coalition, Maya MacGuineas of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Joe Minarik of the Committee for Economic Development, and a Yolanda Kodrzycki from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston New England Public Policy Research Center.  The wrap-up session will include summary of key issues and suggestions for policy solutions and have audience participation.

Please join NEEP on November 17th at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston for this comprehensive discussion of these important issues and expert analyses of both present and future economic conditions.

When:
November 17, 2010

10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Please allow time to proceed through security at front desk of Federal Reserve - photo ID required.

Where:
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Auditorium

600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA

Proper, photo ID is required to enter through security.

Cost:

$140 for NEEP members

$175 for nonmembers

Special offer for NEW members. If you join NEEP as a NEW member when you register, your membership fee will include two complimentary registrations to this conference.  Membership will include the remainder of 2010 and will extend through 2011, receiving three forecast cycles for the price of two.  This offer is for new members only.

Refunds provided only for cancellations received by October 31, 2010.

For more information:
Call Carol Hazerjian at
508-660-1968 or e-mail at chazerjian@verizon.net.

Agenda

9:30 - 10:00

REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

10:00 - 10:10

PRESIDENT'S REMARKS

Jason Giulietti, Economist, Connecticut Business & Industry Association

10:10 - 10:45

U.S. ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

10:45 - 11:00

BREAK

11:00 - 12:30

NEW ENGLAND ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Regional Overview

Ross Gittell, James R. Carter  Professor, University of New Hampshire, and NEEP Vice President

 

Massachusetts

Alan Clayton-Matthews, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Northeastern University, and NEEP Director

 

Connecticut

Edward Deak, Professor, Fairfield University

 

New Hampshire

Dennis Delay, Economist, New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies

 

Rhode Island

Edinaldo Tebaldi, Assistant Professor of Economics, Bryant University

Edward Mazze, Distinguished University Professor of Business Administration, University of Rhode Island

 

Vermont

Jeff Carr, Vice President and Senior Economist, Economic and Policy Resources, Inc, and NEEP Director

 

Maine

Charles Colgan, Professor, University of Southern Maine

   

 

Audience participation with forecast managers.

Ross Gittell, Moderator

12:45 - 2:00

LUNCHEON AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS

David M. Walker, President and CEO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation, 7th Comptroller General of the United States

2:15 - 3:30  


ECONOMICS PANEL

Mark Zandi, Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

Diane Lim Rogers, Chief Economist, The Concord Coalition

3:45 - 5:00  


FISCAL SOLUTIONS

Robert Bixby, Executive Director, The Concord Coalition

Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Joe Minarik, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Committee for Economic Development

Yolanda Kodrzycki, Vice President and Director, New England Public Policy Research Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

5:00 - 5:30  


WRAP-UP

Jason Giulietti, Moderator, NEEP

Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics

Robert Bixby, The Concord Coalition

Ross Gittell, University of New Hampshire

David M. Walker, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

Registration Information

Registration Fees

Member (includes Bluebook): $140

Nonmember (includes forecast summary):$175

Refunds provided only for cancellations received by October 31, 2010.

Special offer:  If you join NEEP as a NEW member when you register, your membership fee will include two complimentary registrations to this conference.  Membership will include the remainder of 2010 and will extend through 2011, receiving three forecast cycles for the price of two.  This offer is for new members only.

 

How to Register
• Phone or fax at (508) 660-1968
• E-mail chazerjian@verizon.net
Click here to download a registration form and fax or mail it to:

NEEP Conference Management Center
C. Hazerjian
27 Emerson Road
Walpole, MA 02032

Location and Directions - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA

Proper photo ID is required to pass through security at the Federal Reserve Bank.

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