Media Advisory
President Dudley to Visit Upstate New York on April 12-13
April 5, 2012

NEW YORK—New York Fed President William C. Dudley will visit Syracuse, New York on April 12 and Buffalo, New York on April 13.  The two-day trip is part of the New York Fed’s ongoing efforts to broaden and enhance its interaction within the Second Federal Reserve District.

President Dudley will deliver two separate speeches, highlighting regional and national economic conditions. He will also make several site visits to meet with local community and business leaders to learn more about the region and discuss a range of economic issues.

The following events are open to the media

Thursday, April 12 in Syracuse, New York

7:15 a.m. EDT      
President Dudley speech on regional and national economic conditions before Center for Economic Development
The Syracuse Technology Garden
235 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Text for President Dudley is expected and will be provided on embargo.  Q&A with the audience is also expected.  All press must RSVP for this event by contacting Kevin Schwab at 315-470-1800 or kschwab@centerstateceo.com

11:00 a.m. EDT
President Dudley speaks to students and faculty at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University
Eggers Hall, Public Events Room, Room 22
110 Crouse Drive
Syracuse, NY 13244

Text is expected (nearly identical to morning remarks).  All press must RSVP for this event by contacting Jill Leonhardt at 315-443-5492 or jlleonha@syr.edu.

2:35 p.m. EDT
Site visit at Welch Allyn, a manufacturer of medical devices
4341 State Street Road
Skaneateles Falls, NY 13153        

Text is not expected. All press must RSVP for this event by contacting Jamie Arnold at 315-685-4599 or jamie.arnold@welchallyn.com.

Friday, April 13 in Buffalo, New York

8:00 a.m. EDT      
President Dudley speech on regional and national economic conditions at the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Movers & Shakers Breakfast series
665 Main Street
2nd Floor, Suite 200
Buffalo, NY 14203

Text for President Dudley is expected and will be provided on embargo.  Q&A with the audience is also expected.  All press must RSVP for this event by contacting Kelsey Hanks at 716-541-1709 or khanks@thepartnership.org

2:15 p.m. EDT
Site visit at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, a comprehensive cancer center
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263

Text is not expected.  All press must RSVP for this event by contacting Annie Deck-Miller at 716-845-8593 or ann.deck-miller@roswellpark.org.

The visit will also include the following closed-press events

  • Meeting with Pathstone staff.  Pathstone is a not-for-profit regional community development and human service organization providing services to farmworkers, low-income families and economically depressed communities
  • Luncheon with Maxwell School faculty and tech transfer leaders
  • Upstate New York Regional Advisory Board meeting

Federal Reserve Bank of New York contacts:
Eric Pajonk
212-720-1735 (Office)
917-226-9426 (Mobile)
eric.pajonk@ny.frb.org

Matthew Ward
212-720-6885 (Office)
matthew.ward@ny.frb.org