61st NABE Annual Meeting

“Trucks and Terabytes: Integrating the 'Old' and 'New' Economies”
October 5-8, 2019
Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown
Denver, Colorado

Arranged around the theme of “Trucks & Terabytes: Integrating the 'Old' and 'New' Economies,” the conference will explore how technology and innovation are transforming businesses and creating new marketplaces while long-standing diplomatic and commercial alliances are being tested by global political shifts. The implications for productivity, the future of work, supply chains, and trade flows all will be addressed.

Eichengreen Ersek  George  Hanson
Kurk Laffer Lazear Mann
 Meyer Powell Romer Roy

Confirmed speakers include:

Lee G. Branstetter, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University; Research Associate, NBER
Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California at Berkeley
Hikmet Ersek, CEO, The Western Union Company
Esther L. George, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Gordon Hanson, Director, Center for Global Transformation, UC San Diego; Research Associate, NBER
Morgan Kurk, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, CommScope
Arthur B. Laffer, Founder and Chairman, Laffer Associates
Edward Lazear, The Davies Family Professor of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Catherine L. Mann, Global Chief Economist, Citi
Jerome Powell, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Christina Romer, Class of 1957 - Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics, University of California at Berkeley
Amlan Roy, Head of Global Macro Policy Research and Senior Managing Director, State Street Global Advisors

Individuals who have earned the Certified Business Economist® (CBE) Certification are required to earn 30 continuing education credit hours every two years. The NABE Annual Meeting qualifies for 20 continuing education credit hours. Please track your hours separately to be reported to NABE at the time of your renewal. CBEs are encouraged to track their  credit hours on the CBE Continuing Education Form, which can be downloaded from www.NABE.com/CBE.

Members of other certification programs can apply for continuing education credit for this event with an earned certificate of attendance, which can be made available upon request.

CBE Courses

Plus! Stick around after the Annual Meeting and earn your Certificates in Writing Skills and Communication/Presentation Skills for Business Economists and Analysts. Both courses are prerequisites for earning the CBE designation.

October 9, 2019
Writing Skills for Business Economists & Analysts
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Hilton Embassy Suites Downtown Denver
Denver, CO

October 10-11, 2019
Communication & Presentation Skills for Business Economists & Analysts
2 days, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Hilton Embassy Suites Downtown Denver
Denver, CO






Regional Partners 


Interested in becoming a sponsor, advertiser, or exhibitor at the 2019 NABE Annual Meeting? Download the Sponsor Packet (PDF). Contact NABE Executive Director Tom Beers at [email protected] for more information.

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