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Economic Outlook Symposium Conference Series

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago hosts an annual Economic Outlook Symposium at year-end. High-caliber speakers discuss the major sectors of the economy and make their forecasts on economic activity. In addition to a keynote speaker, chief economists and senior executives from the banking, auto, steel and machinery industries provide their perspectives.

Past Conferences

2014

Twenty-Eighth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium

Conference Details | Press Release

2013

Twenty-Seventh Annual Economic Outlook Symposium

Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter

2012

Twenty-Sixth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium

Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter

2011

Twenty-Fifth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium

Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter 

2010

Twenty-Fourth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium

Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter  

2009

Twenty-Third Annual Economic Outlook Symposium 

Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter  

2008

Twenty-Second Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter 

 

2007

Twenty-First Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter 

 

2006

Twentieth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter 

 

2005

Nineteenth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter 

 

2004

Eighteenth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter 

 

2003

Seventeenth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter 

 

2002

Sixteenth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Conference Details | Chicago Fed Letter 

 

2001

Fifteenth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

2000

Fourteenth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1999

Thirteenth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1998

Twelfth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1997

Eleventh Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1996

Tenth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1995

Ninth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1994

Eighth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1993

Seventh Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1992

Sixth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1991

Fifth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1990

Fourth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1989

Third Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1988

Second Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter 

 

1987

First Annual Economic Outlook Symposium
Chicago Fed Letter