Head of Dallas Federal Reserve to Speak on Economic Recovery

Aug 19, 2010, 10:26 ET from Association for Financial Professionals

Address Targets Corporate Treasurers and CFOs at AFP Annual Conference          

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Richard W. Fisher, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and a serving member of the Federal Open Market Committee, will speak at the Executive Institute of the 2010 AFP Annual Conference in San Antonio about the state of the economy and business environment. The audience will include CFOs and treasurers of the largest U.S. corporations.

Mr. Fisher will present an in-depth analysis of the current state of the economy and business environment.  He will share his thoughts on the economic recovery and obstacles the nation currently faces.  With vast international experience in private sector finance, Mr. Fisher will provide an insightful overview of what the future holds for financial systems and the broader economy.

WHAT: The Road to Economic Recovery

SPEAKER:  Richard Fisher, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and a serving member of the FOMC

Richard W. Fisher is the former vice chairman of Kissinger McLarty Associates, a strategic advisory firm chaired by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Previously he held positions at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. as well as his own businesses, Fisher Capital Management and Fisher Ewing Partners. Mr. Fisher served as assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury during the Carter administration, where he worked on the dollar crisis of 1978–79. He was also deputy U.S. trade representative during the second Clinton administration, overseeing the implementation of NAFTA, negotiations for the Free Trade Area of the Americas and the bilateral accords for the accession of China and Taiwan to the WTO.


The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is the exclusive sponsor for AFP's Executive Institute.


Monday, November 8, 2010 - 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.


2010 AFP Annual Conference

Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center

200 E. Market St.

San Antonio, TX. 78205

Executive Institute, Room 007, River level

*Reporters who have pre-registered online may pick up background materials at the East Registration Area of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center or proceed directly to the event. The address will be in room 007 on the River Level.

MEDIA COVERAGE AND REGISTRATION: Reporters are invited to cover Mr. Fisher's speech. Pre-registration is required: www.afponline.org/presspass Reporters and photographers should have their own equipment and power sources for this address, due to room configuration. Limited seating for reporters will be available near the podium. Please direct questions to pr@afponline.org

ABOUT AFP: The Association for Financial Professionals®, the global resource and advocate for the finance profession, is the host of this event. (www.afponline.org/about)

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