Kansas City Fed President Esther George and economists travel around the Tenth Federal Reserve District to speak to diverse audiences, including bankers, academics, educators, civic leaders, policymakers and small business owners. Search our recent and archived speeches by area of interest. Presentations are listed by date, topic and speaker. If you are interested in having us speak at your event or organization, complete the speaker request form.

Recent Speeches

Economic Update on U.S. and Colorado - CHFA

Nicholas Sly speaks to the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) about the current economic condition in Colorado and the U.S

An Uncertain (Though Optimistic) Outlook for an Uneven Economy

President George shares observations on the agricultural economy along with the national economic outlook.

U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Outlook - Oklahoma Society of CPA’s

Chad Wilkerson speaks to the Oklahoma Society of CPAs about the current economic condition in Oklahoma and the U.S.

Agricultural Credit Conditions Update

Nate Kauffman spoke about recent trends and issues affecting agricultural lending and credit conditions at USDA's Agricultural Outlook Forum.

Real Estate: A Vital Sector Poised for Change

President Esther George spoke at the 2021 University of Missouri - Kansas City real estate forum.

U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Outlook - Norman Chamber of Commerce

Chad Wilkerson speaks to the the Norman Chamber of Commerce After Hours Group about U.S. and Oklahoma economies.

Speakers Bureau


Our economists and subject matter experts are available to speak about a variety of topics including the economy; banking and payments; and the history and structure of the Federal Reserve.

TEN Talk Podcasts

TEN Magazine has added podcasts of conversations about the most important economic topics in our district related to energy, agriculture and banking.

TEN Talk: The uneven recovery in prime-age labor force participation

Senior Economist Didem Tüzemen examines the recovery of labor force participation following the Great Recession and finds that the only prime-age group to regain pre-recession levels is college educated women.