Technology-Enabled Disruption: Lessons from the Pandemic and the Path Ahead - Agenda - October 3–4, 2022

Technology-Enabled Disruption: Lessons from the Pandemic and the Path Ahead - October 3-4, 2022

Organized by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Dallas, and Richmond
Hosted at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

October 3–4, 2022

Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, livestream will also be available

Agenda

Monday, October 3 Watch the sessions video file
8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
9:00

Welcome
Jon Willis, Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

9:05
Welcome and opening remarks
Raphael Bostic, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
9:30
Disruption in the Pandemic: Supply Chain and Business Investment Decisions
Session 1: Business Leader Perspective
Elaine Buckberg, Chief Economist, General Motors LLC [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Griff Lynch, Executive Director, Georgia Ports Authority [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Tyson Tuttle, Technical Adviser and Former Chief Executive Officer, Silicon Labs
Moderator: Jim Tankersley, White House Correspondent, New York Times
10:30
Break
10:45
Session 2: Research Perspective
Laura Alfaro, Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
John Fernald, Professor, INSEAD/FRBSF and Senior Research Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Kim Ruhl, Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Moderator: Jim Tankersley, White House Correspondent, New York Times
11:45 Keynote
The Evolution of Technological DisruptionOff-site link
Tom Barkin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Moderator: Paula Tkac, Senior Vice President and Associate Research Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30
Disruption in the Pandemic: Labor Market
Session 3: Business Leader Perspective
David Benck, Vice President & General Counsel, Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc.
Leton Harding, President, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Powell Valley National Bank
Michael E. Hicks Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Hixardt Technologies Inc. [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Holly Kortright, Chief Human Resources Officer, Navy Federal Credit Union
Moderator: Chris Foote, Senior Economist and Policy Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
2:45 Break
3:00 Session 4: Research Perspective
José María Barrero, Assistant Professor of Finance at Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Alex Bick, Research Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Michael Handel, Research Analyst, Division of Occupational Employment Projections, US Bureau of Labor Statistics [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Amanda Michaud, Senior Research Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Moderator: Chris Foote, Senior Economist and Policy Adviser, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
4:15 Break
4:30 Disruption in the Pandemic: Education
Session 5a: The Implications of Disruption for Workforce Development and Worker Mobility
Stephen Moret, President and Chief Executive Officer, Strada Education Network
Matt Sigelman, President, The Burning Glass Institute [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Moderator: Pia Orrenius, Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
5:15 Session 5b: Disruption of Role of Community Colleges in Workforce Development
Chauncy Lennon, Vice President for Learning and Work, Lumina Foundation
Joe May, Chancellor Emeritus, Dallas College [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Moderator: Tamar Jacoby, President, Opportunity America [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
6:00 Reception
6:45 Keynote
Joshua Gans, Professor of Strategic Management, University of Toronto [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Moderator: Raphael Bostic, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
7:30 Dinner
8:30 Adjournment
 
Tuesday, October 4 Watch the sessions video file
8:30 a.m. Registration and breakfast
9:00 Opening remarks
Lorie Logan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
9:15
Disruption in the Pandemic: Payment and Credit
Session 6: Business Leader Perspective
Doug Bland, Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer, PayPal
John Garratt, President and Chief Financial Officer, Dollar General
Gordon Liao, Chief Economist, Circle Internet Financial
Deepa Mahajan, Partner, McKinsey & Company [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Moderator: Kartik Athreya, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
10:30 Break
10:45 Session 7: Research Perspective
Dan Awrey, Professor of Law, Cornell Law School [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Tarun Ramadorai, Professor of Financial Economics, Imperial College London [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
David Yermack, Professor of Finance, New York University Stern School of Business [PresentationAdobe PDF file format]
Moderator: Wei Jiang, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Finance, Goizueta Business School, Emory University
11:45 Keynote
Technology's Impact on the Post-Pandemic EconomyOff-site link
Philip N. Jefferson, Governor, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Moderator: Raphael Bostic, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
12:15 p.m.

Closing remarks
Kartik Athreya, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

12:20 Lunch
1:00 Adjournment