Media Advisory
Media Schedule for President Dudley's Visit to Long Island on March 19, 2012
March 13, 2012
NEW YORK—New York Fed President William C. Dudley will visit Long Island on March 19 as part of the Bank's ongoing efforts to strengthen ties with the community in the Second Federal Reserve District.

President Dudley will deliver a speech before the Long Island Association highlighting conditions in the regional economy and Long Island, as well as providing his outlook for the U.S. economy. He will also make several site visits to meet with local community and small business leaders to learn more about conditions in the area and discuss a range of economic issues.

The following events are open to the media:

8:35 a.m. EDT
President Dudley speech on regional and national economic conditions before the Long Island Association

300 Broadhollow Road
Melville, NY 11747

Text for President Dudley is expected and will be provided on embargo. Q&A with the audience is also expected. All press must RSVP for this event no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 16, 2012 by contacting Matt Cohen at 631-493-3002.

11:30 a.m. EDT
Site tour of D'Addario & Company, Inc. - a musical instrument manufacturer

595 Smith Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Text is not expected. All press must RSVP for this event no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 16, 2012 by contacting Trish Johnson at 631-439-3295.

1:40 p.m. EDT
Roundtable discussion with Brookhaven National Laboratory - a multi-program national laboratory operated by Brookhaven Science Associates for the U.S. Department of Energy

William Floyd Parkway
Upton, NY 11973

Text is not expected. All press must RSVP for this event no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 16, 2012 by contacting Peter Genzer at 631-344-3174.

The visit will also include the following closed-press events

  • Roundtable discussion with Long Island Housing Partnership.
  • Lunch conversation with employees at D'Addario & Company, Inc.
  • Discussion with Stony Brook University students, alumni and faculty.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York contacts:
Matthew Ward
(212) 720-6885-Office
(347) 446-4187-Mobile
matthew.ward@ny.frb.org

Eric Pajonk
(212) 720-1735
eric.pajonk@ny.frb.org