Media Advisory
New York Fed President William C. Dudley to Visit West Point and Albany
Thursday, November 17, 2011 and Friday, November 18, 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 the United States Military Academy at West Point and make several stops in Albany on November 17 and 18 as part of the Bank’s continued outreach efforts in the region and to strengthen ties with stakeholders of the Second Federal Reserve District.  

President Dudley will deliver speeches about the macro economy, policy and the regional economy, highlighting conditions in the area.  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: 

November 17, 2011
12:50 p.m. EDT      
President Dudley remarks on National Economic Outlook and Policy to the United States Military Academy at West Point
415 Main Street
West Point, NY 10996

Text for President Dudley is expected and will be provided on embargo.  At the request of the host, cadet questions will be non-attributable; however, President Dudley’s answers will be on the record.  All press must RSVP for this event no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2011 by contacting Francis DeMaro, at francis.demaro@usma.edu or Theresa Brinkerhoff at theresa.brinkerhoff@usma.edu.  Please contact Francis or Theresa for information on location and security clearance.

November 18, 2011
8:15 a.m. EDT
President Dudley remarks on Regional & National Economic Outlook to the University at Albany and regional business leaders
1400 Washington Ave
1st Floor, University Hall Atrium
Albany, NY 12206

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 November 16, 2011 by contacting Kristin Marshall at kmarshall@albany.edu

The two-day visit will also include the following closed-press events

  • A discussion with faculty at West Point about economics and finance.
  • Dialogue with representatives from the Capital Region Economic Development Council.
  • Meeting with faculty at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to speak about the commercialization of university research. 
  • Site visits at Global Foundries and the University at Albany’s Center for Nanotechnology and Engineering 

Federal Reserve Bank of New York contact:


Matthew Ward
(212) 720-6885 Direct
(347) 446-4187 Mobile
matthew.ward@ny.frb.org