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2023 Regional Economic Conditions Conference

January 13, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT
Virtual video event

2023 Regional Economic Conditions Conference
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The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis will host its sixth annual Regional Economic Conditions Conference on January 13, 2023. The half-day conference will feature 3M CEO Mike Roman, who will talk with Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari about the economic challenges facing the manufacturing sector. The conference will also feature presentations and panel discussions with representatives of each state in the Ninth Federal Reserve District, which includes Minnesota, the Dakotas, Montana, northwestern Wisconsin, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Event Details

Virtual video event

Event Agenda

Friday, January 13, 2023

9:00 a.m.–9:05 a.m. CT Welcome and Context
Neel Kashkari, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
9:05 a.m.–9:45 a.m. CT Fireside Chat
Mike Roman, Chairman and CEO, 3M
Neel Kashkari, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
9:45 a.m.–10:00 a.m. CT Presentation: Manufacturing Conditions and Outlook
Joe Mahon, Regional Outreach Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. CT State Economic Conditions
Joseph Santos, Professor and Director of the Ness School of Management and Economics, South Dakota State University

David Flynn, Professor of Economics and Finance, University of North Dakota

Amy Watson, Senior Economist, Montana Department of Labor & Industry

Moderator: Ron Wirtz, Regional Outreach Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. CT State Labor Force Overview
Oriane Casale , Assistant Director of the Labor Market Information Office, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)

Tessa Conroy, Economic Development Specialist and Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Richelle Winkler, Professor of Sociology and Demography, Michigan Tech

Moderator: Erick Garcia Luna, Regional Outreach Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis