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Louisville's "Dialogue with the Fed: A Regional Economic Briefing"



ST. LOUIS—The Louisville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will host two Fed economists, as well as two noted local business leaders, who will each share their views on the Louisville and U.S. economies

WHO: Kevin Kliesen, a St. Louis Fed economist will deliver a national outlook on the U.S. economy and a general framework for how the Louisville economy may or may not be measuring up.

Charles Gascon, a regional economist with the St. Louis Fed, will offer a local perspective by providing his outlook on the Louisville economy and will share the newly developed St. Louis Fed Economic Index for Cities.

Dr. Charles (Chip) Blankenship, president and CEO of GE Appliances & Lighting, and Ted Smith, Ph.D., the chief of economic growth and innovation for Louisville Metro Government, will participate in a panel discussion and offer their unique perspectives on the current and future economic outlook of the Louisville region. The event will conclude with a Q&A session.

WHEN: March 26, 2014 7:30—9:30 a.m. Media availability for Kevin Kliesen & Charles Gascon to follow

WHERE: The Olmsted

3701 Frankfort Ave.

Louisville, Ky. 40206