Media Advisories

President Jeff Lacker

Nov. 1, 2010

Unemployment and Monetary Policy: Lessons from Half a Century Ago

Richmond, Va.

Jeffrey M. Lacker, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, will give the opening address for the 2010 International Conference for Advanced Placement Economics teachers. The event is sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Powell Center for Economic Literacy in Richmond, Va. Since 1999, the Richmond Fed and Powell have co-sponsored this event to help teachers improve student performance in Advanced Placement Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.

Event Details

Topic: Unemployment and Monetary Policy: Lessons from Half a Century Ago

When: Sunday, November 14, 2010

Where: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
701 E. Byrd Street
Richmond, VA


Media: The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m., 23rd floor dining room.
President Lacker's speech begins at approximately 7:40 p.m.
A separate media Q&A with President Lacker will follow the speech.

Note: No live broadcast and/or audio feeds are permitted during the separate media Q&A.

Media Registration: Media must be registered with Bank security. Email name, organization and vehicle information to media contacts by noon, Friday Nov. 12, 2010.

Speech Text: Laura Fortunato, Media Relations, will be on-site to facilitate with the media and provide embargoed speech text at least 30 minutes in advance.

We also will post the speech to our public Web site as close to the start of the speech as possible.

Media Contacts

Laura Fortunato
FRB-Richmond, Media Relations
(804) 697-8196 (desk)
(804) 698-0927 (mobile)

Jim Strader
FRB-Richmond, Media Relations
(804) 697-8956 (desk)
(804) 332-0207 (mobile)

Contact Us


Jim Strader
(804) 697-8956
(804) 332-0207 (mobile)

Laura Fortunato
(804) 697-8196
(804) 698-0927 (mobile)