Banner for FY2020 State Fiscal Conference - July 10-11, 2019

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
1000 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Volcker Alliance are cohosting "FY2020 State Fiscal Conference: Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting—Looming Risks, Durable Solutions," an event to be held at the Atlanta Fed on July 10–11, 2019. This event builds on the grades, conclusions, and best practice recommendations contained in the Volcker Alliance's 2018 report, Truth and Integrity in State Budgeting: Preventing the Next Fiscal Crisis.

The conference is expected to attract state lawmakers, budget officials, investors, Fed officials, media, and representatives of national associations of budget officers, legislators, and finance officials to discuss strategies for meeting critical challenges. Attendees will also gain useful information on budgetary risks and best practices.

The event will kick off on the evening of Wednesday, July 10, with an optional guided tour of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Monetary Museum, followed by a dinner with former Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin and James Salzer, assistant senior editor for state government and politics sat the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

FY2020 State Fiscal ConferenceOn Thursday, July 11, panel topics will include:

  • Better Budget Forecasting: Identifying and Lessening Revenue Risks
  • Infrastructure: Quantifying Risks Better to Reap the Rewards
  • Workforce Development: Challenges, Solutions, and Budget Consequences
  • Rainy Day Funds and Reserves: Ameliorating Revenue Risks

Featured speakers will include:

  • Raphael Bostic, president and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
  • Shirley Clarke Franklin, former Atlanta mayor and Volcker Alliance board member
  • William Glasgall, the Volcker Alliance's senior vice president and director of state and local initiatives
  • Gabriel Petek, legislative analyst, California
  • Tracy Gordon, senior fellow, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center
  • Sheila Amoroso, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group's senior vice president and director of the municipal bond department

Please contact with any questions.