Media Advisory

New York Fed President Williams to Meet with Long Island's Government, Business, and Nonprofit Leaders on May 27-28

May 13, 2020

Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John C. Williams will hold a series of engagements with leaders from Long Island’s government, business and nonprofit communities on May 27-28.

On Wednesday, May 27, President Williams will join a roundtable discussion via phone with members of the Long Island Association to hear about the challenges and economic conditions facing the region’s business community amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He will then participate in a call with Nassau County Executive Laura Curran to discuss policymakers’ efforts to coordinate the pandemic response and manage the economic impact.

On Thursday, May 28, President Williams will join a conference call with leaders from the Long Island Housing Partnership and the Long Island Community Foundation for a conversation focused on local nonprofit and community stakeholders. Later that day, he will participate in a moderated discussion via videoconference hosted by Stony Brook University’s College of Business, with a focus on the state of the Long Island economy and the Fed’s actions in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The series of engagements will conclude with a call with Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to discuss how local leaders are navigating the policy response to the COVID-19 crisis.

These meetings serve to inform President Williams on regional issues and are part of the New York Fed’s ongoing efforts to assess economic conditions across the Federal Reserve’s Second District.

Open Press Event:
Moderated Discussion Hosted by Stony Brook University’s College of Business
Date:
Thursday, May 28
Time:
11:00 AM EDT
Location:
Webinar

Text is not expected. Q&A with the audience is expected. This event will be available to the public via livestream. For press inquiries, please contact Emily Cappiello at emily.cappiello@stonybrook.edu. New York Fed Contact: Desmond Lee, desmond.lee@ny.frb.org

Contact
Desmond Lee
(212) 720-2416
desmond.lee@ny.frb.org