The Federal Reserve is offering its fourth annual Regional Economic Conditions Conference on Wednesday, January 13. The half-day conference will focus on the economic impact of COVID-19 across the Ninth District, with special attention paid to the pandemic’s impact on workers. This year’s free event will be virtual and available to all interested individuals in the region.
The conference will feature keynote speakers, presentations and panel discussions with prominent economists who will spotlight the pandemic’s impact in each state in the Ninth Federal Reserve District, which includes the Upper Peninsula.
(all times listed are Central Time)
8:30 a.m. Welcome by Neel Kashkari, President of the Minneapolis Fed
8:35 a.m. Pandemic impact in Ninth District states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan’s U.P.
10:00 a.m. Keynote by Doug Burgum, Governor of North Dakota
10:50 a.m. Pandemic impact in Ninth District states: North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana
12:15 p.m. Conference concludes
State spotlight speakers: U.P./Michigan - Leonidas Murembya, Economic Specialist for the State of Michigan's Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives.