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2024 Midwest Economic Forecast Forum
Thursday, January 11, 2024, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
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2024 Midwest Economic Forecast Forum

Thursday, January 11, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST

Virtual via Zoom

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Don't miss this unique economic forecast for 2024!

Presented by the Wisconsin Bankers Association, in partnership with the Illinois Bankers Association, Michigan Bankers Association, Minnesota Bankers Association, and the Wisconsin Bankers Foundation.

Thursday, January 11, 2024 - 11:00 a.m. - Noon CT (Noon - 1:00 p.m. ET)

Prepare for 2024 by joining an economic discussion with Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis First Vice President Ron Feldman. Time will be allowed for open Q&A during this virtual event.

Bankers and community leaders are encouraged to invite their business clients to virtually share these economic insights. Individuals or group registration rates are available.


Registration is available individually or as a group. Take advantage of our group pricing to invite additional staff, business customers, and other community leaders to join you!

Individual Registration - $29/connection
Group Registration - up to 10 virtual connections - $129/group


Community leaders with an interest in the economic and business environment will find value in hearing from our nationally-recognized speakers. Bankers are encouraged to invite their business customers to attend as a part of the bank's group of attendees. Group pricing is also available. 


Ron Feldman is first vice president and chief operating officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, where he leads Bank operations, including finance and budgeting, strategic planning, workforce and talent development, and performance against strategic objectives.

Feldman is also a primary adviser on monetary policy, playing a leadership role in preparing for Federal Open Market Committee meetings and in the development and communication of positions on monetary policy.

An expert on financial institutions and related government policies, Feldman has authored more than 50 articles on topics related to banking, finance, and monetary policy. He is one of the foremost authorities on the too-big-to-fail problem, co-authoring Too Big to Fail: The Hazards of Bank Bailouts, published by the Brookings Institution (2004).

Since joining the Bank in 1995, Feldman has served as a senior officer for Supervision, Regulation, and Credit and has run the Financial Services Support Office, which assists in the oversight of the Federal Reserve’s financial services.

He has a B.A. with distinction from the University of Wisconsin and an M.P.A. from the Maxwell School, Syracuse University, where he was a university fellow. He is a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration.

Feldman is married and the father of three children. He is an active community member, serving on the boards of Second Harvest Heartland and Beth El Synagogue. He is on the Board of Visitors for the University of Wisconsin-Madison History Department.


For a Media Registration for the event, please contact WBA’s Cassandra Krause at 608-441-1216 or [email protected]. Advance registration is required.