U.S. Economic Outlook: What’s in store for 2018


January 11, 2018


New York, NY or Webinar


SIFMA is pleased to welcome William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York to provide his insights on U.S. monetary policy in the coming year. Mr. Dudley’s presentation will be followed by a panel of Chief Economists who will explore and discuss macro-economic topics, including their forecasts for monetary and fiscal policy,  inflation and interest rates, the impact of international factors and prospects for U.S. economic growth and employment in the coming year.


Registration Rates Complimentary
Registration Rates $95
Member Non-Member
Registration Rates Complimentary $95


3:00pm – 6:05pm

Registration Desk Hours

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Networking Refreshments

3:30pm – 3:35pm


Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.


Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.

President and CEO


3:35pm – 4:05pm


William C. Dudley


William C. Dudley

President & CEO

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

4:05pm – 5:05pm


Ben White, Michael Gapen, Ethan Harris, Stuart G. Hoffman


Ben White

Chief Economic Correspondent



Michael Gapen

Managing Director and Chief US Economist


Ethan Harris

Head of Global Economics Research

BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research

Stuart G. Hoffman

Senior Economic Advisor

The PNC Financial Services Group

5:05pm – 6:05pm

Networking Reception


SIFMA Conference Center

120 Broadway
Floor 2
New York, NY 10271

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Located at 120 Broadway, a National Historic Landmark and a New York treasure, the SIFMA Conference Center is situated at the heart of New York’s Financial District.

With a rare combination of advanced technologies and sophistication, SIFMA’s Conference Center is fully furnished and equipped to offer unique features that stand alone amongst New York’s leading conference facilities.

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Hotel Accommodations

If you require hotel accommodation, a special SIFMA rate is available at the following:

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel – Financial District
8 Stone Street, New York, NY  10004, Phone# 212-480-9100
DISCOUNT: Corporate ID #0560038852

Club Quarters
52 William Street, New York, NY 10005, Phone# 212-269-6400

Residence Inn New York Downtown Manhattan / World Trade Center
170 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, Phone# 212-600-8900


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Media Registration
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Terms and Conditions

SIFMA reserves the right to remove, bar, or expel any attendee or guest from the conference for disruptive, disrespectful, or possibly illegal conduct, statements, or actions or for any reason which may tarnish the conference, SIFMA, or its members, in SIFMA’s sole discretion. SIFMA shall not refund any money paid for such attendee or guest to attend the conference, or for any travel expenses incurred to attend the conference.

Attendee Roster
For your name to be included in the Attendee Roster, your completed registration form and payment must be received no later than two weeks prior to the event. Registrations received after that time will not be included in the Roster.

Conference registration substitutions are welcome. Email [email protected] with the following information and we will confirm the change: original registrant’s full name, substitute registrant’s full name, mailing address, title, phone and email.

Refunds will be granted for cancellations made three weeks prior to the start of the event. All cancellation requests are subject to a $100 processing fee and must be made in writing.