Purpose

NEW YORK STATE 
2012 ECONOMIC AND REVENUE
CONSENSUS FORECASTING CONFERENCE
State Capitol, Albany, NY
Room 124
February 29, 2012
2:30-4:30 p.m.
 
Agenda
Opening Remarks and Introductions:
 
Robert L. Megna, Budget Director 
  • NYS Division of the Budget
The Honorable Senator John A. DeFrancisco, Chairman
  • Senate Finance Committee
The Honorable Assemblyman Herman D. Farrell, Jr., Chairman
  • Assembly Ways and Means Committee
The Honorable Senator Liz Krueger, Ranking Minority Member
  • Senate Finance Committee
The Honorable Assemblyman Robert C. Oaks, Ranking Minority Member
  • Assembly Ways and Means Committee
Thomas Nitido, Deputy Comptroller 
  • NYS Office of the Comptroller
Speakers Presentations:
 
Hugh Johnson, Hugh Johnson Advisors, LLC
Chris Varvares, Macroeconomic Advisers
James Diffley, IHS Global Insight
Jason Bram, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Ronnie Lowenstein, NYC Independent Budget Office
Closing Remarks