Advanced registration is required for all events. Registration closes 4 business days prior to the event.

Upcoming events

    • Friday, August 23, 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, 701 E Byrd St, Richmond, VA 23219

    Dr. Vipin Arora, Director

    U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis 

    Vipin Arora Bio August 2024.pdf

    Friday, August 23, 2024

    12:00 Noon to 12:45 PM = Buffet Lunch

    12:45 PM to 2:00 PM = Presentation

    Registration is open until Friday, August 16 at Noon


    Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

    701 E Byrd St, Richmond, VA 23219

    Security protocols require that all attendees be preregistered

Past events

Monday, June 03, 2024 Chris Hennessey, Enterprise Strategist, Amazon Web Services
Friday, April 26, 2024 Bernie Niemeier, President & Publisher, Virginia Business
Friday, March 22, 2024 Daniel Hamermesh, Labor Economist, University of Texas at Austin
Thursday, February 29, 2024 Brett Vassey, President & CEO, Virginia Manufacturers Association
Friday, January 26, 2024 Christine Cooper, Chief U.S. Economist & Managing Director, CoStar
Friday, November 17, 2023 Mark Webb, Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer, Dominion Energy
Friday, October 27, 2023 Art Goldsmith, Jackson T. Stephens Professor of Economics, Washington and Lee University
Friday, September 22, 2023 Carter Myers, Executive Chairman, Carter Myers Automotive
Friday, August 25, 2023 Fletcher Mangum, Founder & CEO, Mangum Economics
Friday, June 16, 2023 Richard Beadles, Retired President & CEO, Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad
Friday, May 19, 2023 Richard “Ricky” Core, President & Principal, Eagle Construction
Monday, April 17, 2023 Tom Barkin, President & CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Friday, March 17, 2023 Kevin Liu, Owner/Partner, The Tin Pan, "The Challenges of Running a Concert Hall and Restaurant(s)"
Friday, February 24, 2023 Bill Murray, SVP – Corporate Affairs & Comm., Dominion Energy
Friday, January 27, 2023 Katharine Abraham, Distinguished University Professor, U of Maryland Dept of Economics, "The Post-Pandemic Labor Market"
Friday, December 02, 2022 Jack Berry, President & CEO, Richmond Regional Tourism, "The Impact of Sports Tourism on our Region"
Friday, November 04, 2022 Sabrina Pabilonia, Research Economist, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, "The Future of Work"
Monday, October 03, 2022 Caren Merrick, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Ed McLaughlin, VP & Director of Athletics, VCU "Economic Impact of VCU's Athletic Village "
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 Greg Gilligan, Communications Director, RVA757 Connects
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Timothy Aylor, Senior Economist Virginia Employment Commission
Thursday, April 28, 2022 Jennifer Wakefield, President & CEO, Greater Richmond Partnership
Wednesday, April 06, 2022 Billy Gifford, Chief Executive Officer, Altria Group "Altria: Moving Beyond Smoking"
Thursday, February 24, 2022 Christine Cooper, Chief U.S. Economist, CoStar Group
Friday, January 28, 2022 Dr. Art Kellermann, Senior Vice President, VCU Health Sciences
Monday, May 04, 2020 TO BE RESCHEDULED Lara Fritts, President & CEO, Greater Richmond Partnership
Monday, April 27, 2020 TO BE RESCHEDULED Brian Anderson, President & CEO, Chamber RVA
Monday, March 09, 2020 Tom Farrell, Chairman & CEO, Dominion Energy
Monday, February 24, 2020 Julie Timm, CEO, GRTC Transit System
Monday, January 13, 2020 John Levy, President, John B. Levy & Company
Monday, December 09, 2019 Dr. Dean Croushore, Chairman, Dept. of Economics, University of Richmond
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 John B Jung, Sr. Managing Director, BB&T Capital Markets
Monday, October 21, 2019 Tom Gayner, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Markel Corp.
Thursday, September 19, 2019 Peter Blake, Director, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Monday, June 17, 2019 "How Virginia Won Amazon's HQ2" Stephen Moret, Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Thursday, May 09, 2019 Danna Markland, CEO, Home Builders Association of Richmond
Friday, April 19, 2019 James Crenshaw, Manager Partner, GatherRVA
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Brig.-Gen. Linda S. Hurry, Defense Supply Center Richmond and DLA Aviation
Thursday, February 21, 2019 Dr. Christine Chmura, CEO & Chief Economist, Chmura Economics
Monday, January 14, 2019 Dr. Thomas Kevin Swift, CBE Chief Economist & Managing Director, American Chemistry Council
Monday, December 03, 2018 Mr. Joseph Marchetti III, President, Development, Hourigan Group, "Insight into the Development of Hourigan's 1.5 Million Sq Ft Deepwater Industrial Park in South Richmond"
Friday, November 09, 2018 CodeRVA Regional High School; April Kelley-Hill, Ed.D., College/Career Services Coordinator
Friday, October 12, 2018 Joint Meeting with the Virginia Association of Economist. Speaker: Masud Cader, World Bank Group
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Mr. Kenneth D. Simonson, Chief Economist, The Associated General Contractors of America, "Construction Outlook: Trade Wars, Price Shocks and Worker Shortages"
Thursday, June 28, 2018 Ms. Jennifer Wakefield, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Greater Richmond Partnership
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Mr. Ed Grier, Dean, School of Business, VCU
Thursday, April 05, 2018 Mr. Michael Schwartz, Editor of Richmond BizSense
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Mr. Jamie Christensen, President, WorldView Solutions
Monday, February 12, 2018 Mr. Stephen Moret, President & CEO, Virginia Economic Development Partnership
Monday, January 22, 2018 Ms. Lakshmi Challa, Managing Attorney, Challa Law Firm
Monday, December 18, 2017 Ms. Elizabeth Creamer, Vice President Community College Workforce Alliance
Monday, November 06, 2017 Mr. David Ingram, President, Capital TechSearch, Inc.
Monday, October 30, 2017 Dr. Victor Gray, Executive Director Manufacturing Skills Institute & Director Workforce Solutions Virginia Manufacturers Association
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 VAE & RABE - 2017 Fall Luncheon
Monday, June 26, 2017 Michael Pirron, CEO & Founder of Impact Makers
Monday, May 15, 2017 Todd Haymore, Virginia Secretary of Commerce & Trade
Monday, April 17, 2017 Dr. Fletcher Mangum, Mangum Economics
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Robert S. Ukrop
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Dr. Erik Johnson, University of Richmond, Robins School of Business
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 Max Peker, Market Analyst CoStar Realty Information Inc.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 David Green, CEO of GRTC
Thursday, October 27, 2016 D.R. "Rick" Wyatt, Corporate Vice President and Treasurer with Huntington Ingalls Industries
Friday, September 02, 2016 VAE & RABE Fall Luncheon
Thursday, June 09, 2016 John Rhodes, Sr. Manager and Chief Security Architect for the Federal Reserve Systems
Thursday, May 26, 2016 Greg Gilligan, Business Editor for the Richmond Times Dispatch
Wednesday, April 06, 2016 Matt Williams, CEO The Martin Agency
Thursday, March 24, 2016 Robert Beckler Ph.D, President of Packaging Solutions at WestRock Company
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Jeffrey M. Gallagher, CEO, Virginia BioTechnology Association
Thursday, January 28, 2016 Robert Mooney, Co-Founder and Managing Director of New Richmond Ventures
Tuesday, November 03, 2015 Nicholas Wyman, CEO of the Institute for Workplace Skills and Innovation
Thursday, October 08, 2015 Eric C. Perkins, Esq., Perkins Law, PLLC
Friday, September 04, 2015 Virginia Association of Economists (VAE) and RABE Fall Conference
Thursday, June 25, 2015 Dr. Bill Murray, Managing Director of Corporate Public Policy for Dominion Resources Services, Inc.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Jamison J. Manion, Programs Administrator, Center for Workforce Innovation
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Brian C. Moyer, Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 The Honorable Terence R. McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 J. Paul Horne, Independent International Market Economist
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Maurice Jones, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Donald Boudreaux, Economist, Author & Professor, George Mason University
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 John A. Weinberg, Senior VP and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Thursday, September 11, 2014 David Hiles, Branch Chief, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Scott Wentland, Assistant Professor, Longwood University
Thursday, May 15, 2014 Patrick Murtaugh, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Bernard A. Niemeier, President & Publisher, Virginia Business
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Brian Wesbury, First Trust Advisors L.P.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 Nancy C. Thomas, Retail Merchants Association
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Suzanne White, Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Ray Owens, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Monday, September 30, 2013 Mark Zandi, Chief Economist Moody's Analytics
Monday, June 10, 2013 Matt Thornhill, Founder and President of Boomer Project
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