Meeting/Event Information

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2018 Business Forecast Luncheon

January 08, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Federal Reserve Bank
1801 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019
https://www.dallasfed.org/houston.aspx

2018 Economic Business Forecast Luncheon 

 January 8, 2018
 11:00 AM -1:00 PM
 Lunch Served at 11:30 AM

 Federal Reserve Bank, Houston Branch 
 1801 Allen Parkway
 Houston, Texas 77019

 (Free parking at Taft St. Lot) 

 

Please join the MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas as we kick off 2018 with our annual Economic Business Forecast for the coming year!

With record debt in the U.S., a new Federal Reserve Chairman,  slowing in China's economy, proposed tax reform,  uncertain trade agreements, what does the new year hold? At this event, you'll hear expert insights on both the Texas and national economies. Our panelists will discuss GDP, oil prices, unemployment, interest rates, inflation, housing activity, and more. Whether you're with an established business or a start-up, this is one event you won't want to miss.  Historically, this program sells out so be sure to register early.

Our distinguished panel of experts will be:

Bob Charlet, Publisher of the Houston Business Journal  -- Moderator
John Duca, Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Boyd Nash-Stacey, Senior Economist at BBVA Compass

 

 Register at www.MITEFtexas.org

$35 For Members of MITEF and  Guests of MITEF Members
$30-$45 For Employees of MITEF Sponsors
$55 General Admission
$495 for Reserved Table of 9  ($315 for MITEF member)
$65 Late Registration -- After 5:00 pm, January 5, Pending Availability

To make it through security at the Federal Reserve Bank you will need to be on the registration list and have a photo ID similar to airport security. With request, cancellations will receive credit for future events.  If the event has filled up, call Sara Wilkins to get on a waiting list.

 For more information contact Sara Wilkins (713) 839-0808, Sara@amchouston.com 

 

Biographies

   BOB CHARLET, Moderator Publisher of the Houston Business Journal

Bob Charlet has worked in the publishing business for 28 years. A native of New Orleans, LA, Bob spent 17 years in publishing management positions there, 10 of which was with the Times-Picayune. He spent 7 years based in Los Angeles with global publishing company Canon Communications, and the last 7 years with Pacific Business News based in Honolulu, Hawaii.

  

  JOHN V. DUCA, Speaker, Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

John is a Vice President and Senior Policy Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, where he supervises and conducts research in financial-side macroeconomics. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in 1991, John was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board from 1986 to 1991--where he briefed former Fed Chairman Greenspan, former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker, and the Federal Reserve Board--and was a part-time lecturer at the University of Maryland. John currently teaches money and banking as an Adjunct Professor at Southern Methodist University. During his years in the Federal Reserve System, John has given many economic presentations and has published over 60 articles on macroeconomics, money, credit, wages, and housing.

John graduated summa cum laude from Yale with a B.A.  He received a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton, where he first met current Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and studied much of the Chairman’s research.  Since 1991, John’s family has lived in Rockwall, Texas, where John had served as a trustee of The Fulton School (a private college prep. school) and on the City of Rockwall’s capital improvements committee. 

 

 

  Boyd Nash-Stacey, Speaker    Senior Economist at BBVA Compass

 • BBVA Research Team Member since 2011

• B.A. Political Science, University of Texas at Austin

• M.A. Applied Econometrics and Forecasting, University of Houston

As a senior economist with BBVA Research, Boyd follows consumer and digital trends while also managing the U.S. and regional macroeconomic scenarios and forecasts. Boyd’s most recent research focuses on the impact that lower oil prices have on the Texas economy, how financial inclusion and access to financial services influence sub-national economies, and how Millennials stack up against their generational cohorts. His work has been featured in the Dallas Morning News, the Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express News, Business Weekly, Business Insider, American Banker and Texas Monthly.

 

Tickets

$35.00 Member Ticket

$35.00 Guest of MITEF Member

$315.00 Table of 9 (Member rate)

$495.00 Table of 9

$55.00 General Admission