Materials for the symposium, during which participants discuss economic issues, implications and policy options, will be posted as they are available. All times listed below are in the Mountain Time Zone.

Learn more about the theme of this year's event here. To learn about the symposium's history, read In Late August.

PDFSee the roster of attendees.


Day 1:

Opening Reception and Dinner

Esther L. George
| Host President and Chief Executive Officer (2011-2023), Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Day 2:

Friday Session

Peter Blair Henry
| Chair Dean Emeritus, Stern School of Business, New York University

Jerome Powell
| Speaker Chairman of the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System

Reassessing Economic Constraints: Maximum Employment

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln
| Author Professor, Goethe University Frankfurt
Stephanie Aaronson
| Discussant Vice President and Director of Economic Studies, Brookings Institute

Reassessing Economic Constraints: Potential Output


John Fernald
| Author Professor, INSEAD
Janice C. Eberly
| Discussant Professor, Northwestern University

An End to Pre-Pandemic Trends or Just a Temporary Interruption?

PDFGopinath Remarks, PDFRamey Remarks

Jason Furman
| Panelist Professor, Harvard University
Gita Gopinath
| Panelist First Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Valerie A. Ramey
| Panelist Professor, University of California-San Diego

Luncheon Address

Agustín Carstens
| Speaker General Manager, Bank for International Settlements

Day 3:

Saturday Session

Kristin J. Forbes
| Chair Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Reassessing Constraints on Policy: Fiscal Constraints

Francesco Bianchi
| Author Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Ethan Ilzetzki
| Discussant Associate Professor, London School of Economics

Reassessing Constraints on Policy: Central Bank Balance Sheets

PDFDiscussion Handout

Viral Acharya
| Author Professor, New York University
Wenxin Du
| Discussant Associate Professor, University of Chicago

The Outlook for Policy Post-Pandemic

PDFVilleroy de Galhau Remarks, PDFJordan Remarks, PDFRhee Remarks, PDFSchnabel Remarks

François Villeroy De Galhau
| Panelist Governor, Banque de France
Thomas J. Jordan
| Panelist Chairman of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
Chang Yong Rhee
| Panelist Governor, Bank of Korea
Isabel Schnabel
| Panelist Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank