Kelly-Edmiston-JanuarySpeaker: Kelly Edmiston, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

This presentation will provide a brief and broad overview of U.S. economic conditions and a 3-year FOMC (Federal Open Market Committee) forecast for GDP.  Growth in the contributions to GDP, such as consumption and new housing construction, also will be discussed.  The discussion will then turn to labor market conditions and issues in the U.S. and the Kansas City region; residential real estate markets; consumer finance issues; inflation; and emerging issues.  Throughout the presentation, data and analysis will be provided on economic and financial conditions in low- and moderate-income communities.

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Please note location: Country Club Bank, 1 Ward Parkway, KCMO 64112 (see parking instructions below)

PPP Tracks:
– Charitable Estate Planning
– Approaches to gifts integrating current or deferred components
– Core Competencies – Essential knowledge or skills from disciplines related to the field of PP.

7:30 am – Registration, continental breakfast, networking
8:00 am – Kelly’s presentation, including Q&A

About Kelly: Kelly D. Edmiston conducts research on issues involving regional economic growth, economic development, community development, consumer finance and public finance. He provides expert commentary to the community, policymakers, and the media on local and regional economic matters; advises the Bank President and other senior Bank officials; and provides written commentary for Bank publications. His research has been published in several leading economics and policy journals, and he has presented his research findings at numerous national conferences and professional meetings.

Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Kelly was Assistant Professor of Economics and Senior Associate at the Fiscal Research and International Studies Centers at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University and served as a consultant for the World Bank. He holds BA and PhD degrees from the University of Tennessee.

Parking at Country Club Bank:
There are two auto entrances to the Country Club Bank parking garage. One is located on the east side of the building (Main St.) and the other is located on the west side of the building (Baltimore Ave.). For this program, parking is available on garage levels B, C, and D (past the arm, which will be up). There are elevators on each level of the parking garage, which you can take to the first floor of the building where the program is being held. Please note all parking on level A (street level) is reserved for customers and clients visiting the bank.

Weather note: If Kansas City Missouri Schools are closed, we will reschedule our presentation.