2019 Economic Outlook Conference

  • November 5, 2019
    7:30 am - 9:30 am

Get your tickets now for the Greater Baltimore Committee’s annual Economic Outlook Conference!

Join us as we hear from top experts on the state of the Mid-Atlantic region and Maryland’s economy.  Speakers will discuss the present economic growth outlook and what’s on the horizon for 2020.

Speakers include:

Tom Barkin

Tom Barkin – President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Barkin is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (a.k.a. Richmond Fed). He joined the Richmond Fed in January 2018. Barkin served as a voting member in 2018 on the Federal Reserve’s chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee.

Prior to joining the Richmond Fed, Barkin was a senior partner and chief financial officer at McKinsey & Company, a worldwide management consulting firm. Barkin also served on the Board of Directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta from 2009 to 2014 and was the Board’s Chairman from 2013 to 2014. Barkin holds bachelor, master and law degrees from Harvard University.

Barkin will speak about The New Environment for Monetary Policy. His remarks at the event will come a week after the October meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee.


Andrew M. Schaufele

Andrew M. Schaufele – Director of the Bureau of Revenue Estimates, Comptroller of Maryland
Schaufele is the Director of the Bureau of Revenue Estimates (BRE), Comptroller of Maryland.
Previously he served as the BRE Assistant Director.

Before joining the Comptroller’s office, Schaufele spent seven years in private-sector management positions, working in consumer and commercial product lines. Schaufele holds a bachelor degree from Towson University and a Master of Business Administration from a joint University of Baltimore and Towson University program.

Schaufele will discuss Maryland’s Economy and Its Future Prospects.


Bernard YarosBernard Yaros — Assistant Director and Economist, Moody’s Analytics

Yaros is an Assistant Director and Economist at Moody’s Analytics focused primarily on federal fiscal policy. Yaros is responsible for maintaining the Moody’s Analytics forecast models for federal government fiscal conditions and providing real-time economic analysis on fiscal policy developments coming out of Capitol Hill. Additionally, he covers Virginia and Puerto Rico and develops economic forecasts for Switzerland. He regularly advises clients and policymakers of all levels on the Puerto Rico economic outlook after Hurricane Maria.

Yaros holds a Master of Science degree in international trade, finance and development from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political economy from Williams College.

Yaros will discuss The State of the National Economy and the 2020 Presidential Election Model.

Additional speakers to be announced.

Event details:

When: Tuesday, November 5, 2019; 7:30 a.m. registration, 8 a.m. program

Where: Hyatt Regency Baltimore, 300 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21202

Cost: Members: $85 individuals, $750 table of 10; Non-members: $200 individuals, $1,800 table of 10

Tables of 10 are offered at a discounted rate. Please contact Karen Parrish at 410-727-2820, ext. 28 or karenp@gbc.org, for discounted table purchases.

A 72-hour cancellation notice is required for refund.

For event and sponsorship information, contact Lisa Byrd, Director of Events and Business Development, at 410-727-2820.

Sponsors include:

Ambassador Sponsors: Baltimore Development Corporation, University of Maryland Medical System, Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Signature Sponsors: Baltimore Business Journal, LifeBridge Health, Merritt Companies, Venable LLP.

Patron Sponsors: BGE, Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield, Community College of Baltimore County, VPC, Inc.

Exhibit Sponsor: The Daily Record



Baltimore, Maryland, 21202, United States