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Media Advisory: New York Fed President William C. Dudley to Visit Northern New Jersey
Thursday, August 18, and Friday, August 19, 2011
Visit to strengthen relationships with community and business leaders, and to discuss local economic environment and concerns
NEW YORK—William C. Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will visit northern New Jersey on August 18-19 as part of the Bank’s continued outreach efforts in the region and to strengthen ties with stakeholders of the Second Federal Reserve District. Ted Smith, executive vice president and head of the Audit Group at the New York Fed, is also expected to attend the visit.
President Dudley will deliver two separate speeches about the regional economy, highlighting conditions in the area and his outlook for the United States. He will also make several site visits to meet with local community and business leaders to learn more about conditions in the area and discuss a range of economic issues.
The following events are open to the media:
August 18, 2011
Text for President Dudley is expected and will be provided on embargo. Q&A from the audience is also expected. All press must RSVP for this event no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 17 by contacting Barbara Kauffman, EVP for Newark Regional Partnership, at (973) 242-4219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2:30 p.m. EDT
President Dudley will be briefed on the revitalization efforts of the city as well as initiatives to spur small business in the area. He’ll then participate in a water front development tour through Jersey City. This event will be hosted by Mayor Jerramiah T. Healy of Jersey City. All press must RSVP for this site tour no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 17 by contacting the Mayor’s Press Secretary, Jennifer Morrill at (201) 547-4836 or email@example.com.
August 19, 2011
Text for President Dudley (nearly identical to his remarks on August 18) is expected and will be provided on embargo. Q&A from the audience is also expected. All press must RSVP for this event no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 17 by contacting Sophia Vallis at (201) 939-0707 ext. 2945 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10:45 a.m. EDT
All press must RSVP for this site tour no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 17 by contacting Daisy Santana at (973)333-6304 or email@example.com.
The two-day visit will also include the following closed-press events:
Federal Reserve Bank of New York contacts: