Twenty-Second Annual Economic Outlook Symposium

On December 5, 2008, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago hosted its twenty-second annual Economic Outlook Symposium at its third floor conference center. The symposium focused on the forces shaping the U.S. economy as we enter 2009.


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12/05/08
8:30 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
Welcome
Charles Evans, President and Chief Executive Officer , Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
9:00 AM
Consensus Outlook
Speaker
William Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor , Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
9:00 AM
Financial Outlook
Speaker
James Bianco, President Bianco Research LLC
10:15 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Automotive Outlook
Speaker
William Shearin, Manager Economic Analysis , Chrysler LLC
10:30 AM
Steel Industry Outlook
Speaker
Robert DiCianni, Marketing Manager , ArcelorMittal
12:00 PM
Lunch
1:15 PM
Commodity Prices and Globalization
Speaker
Al Ambrose, Vice President of Risk Management, Oilseed Processing CHS
2:15 PM
Heavy Machinery Outlook
Speaker
Don Johnson, Chief Economist, Caterpillar Inc.
2:45 PM
Closing Remarks

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 Background Information


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