Media Advisory
New York Fed President Dudley to Visit New York’s Southern Tier Region on July 5-6
June 24, 2016

NEW YORK—Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley will visit New York’s Southern Tier region on July 5-6 to meet with local business and community leaders.

The two-day long visit will begin Tuesday, July 5 with a roundtable discussion on local business conditions with members of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce.  Afterwards, President Dudley will meet with the president of Binghamton University to discuss the university’s role in economic development in the region and its impact within the community.

On Wednesday, July 6, President Dudley will begin the day speaking with members of the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council, as well as researchers from Binghamton University, to hear about economic development projects, including plans for the $500 million in funding received through the New York State Upstate Revitalization Initiative.  He will also tour Binghamton University’s Innovate Technologies Complex.

Later, President Dudley will meet with leaders from the Community Foundation for South Central New York and the Klee Foundation to learn about community development challenges and other issues facing residents in the Greater Binghamton area.  He will end the visit by discussing the energy sector and its impact on the local economy with experts and practitioners. 

Open press events:
Roundtable Discussion with the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce
Day: Tuesday, July 5
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: the Center, 59 Court Street, Suite 202, Binghamton, NY

Text is not expected.  Press may register by contacting Amy Shaw at (607) 772-8863 x313, ashaw@binghamtonchamber.com.

Meeting with researchers from Binghamton University and members of the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council, and tour of the Innovate Technologies Complex
Day: Wednesday, July 6
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Binghamton University’s Innovate Technologies Complex, 85 Murray Hill Road, Vestal, NY

Text is not expected.  Press may register by contacting Jason Conwall at (518) 292-5107 Jason.Conwall@esd.ny.gov.

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