Media Advisory
New York Fed President Dudley to Visit Staten Island April 16
April 12, 2013

NEW YORK—Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley will visit Staten Island, New York on April 16, 2013. President Dudley and staff regularly meet with local businesses and community groups to better understand economic conditions as well as challenges and opportunities facing the region. 

During this one-day visit, President Dudley will deliver remarks about the economy before members of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce and survey areas impacted by Superstorm Sandy.  He will also meet with members of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, tour facilities at New York Container Terminal and guest lecture at the College of Staten Island.

Open press events:

Speech by President Dudley
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Host: Staten Island Chamber of Commerce
Location: Hilton Garden Inn
1100 South Ave
Staten Island, NY 10314

Text is expected and will be provided under embargo.  Q&A with the audience is also expected.  All press must RSVP for this event by contacting Ryan Gleason at rgleason@sichamber.com, 718-727-1900.

Visit to areas impacted by Superstorm Sandy (Oakwood Beach/New Dorp/Midland Beach)*
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Host: Michael Kress, Ph.D and Vice President for Technology Systems at College of Staten Island
Starting Location: Oakwood Beach
466 Mill Road 
Staten Island, NY 10306

Text is not expected.  Press should register by contacting Eric Pajonk at eric.pajonk@ny.frb.org or 212-720-1735 and must arrive at the location by 2:00 p.m.

Closed press events:

  • Tour of New York Container Terminal, a full service container and cargo handling facility.
  • Guest lecture with students and lunch with faculty at College of Staten Island.
  • Meeting with New York Economic Development Corporation to discuss immediate, intermediate and long-term plans for recovery and resilience post-Sandy.

*Updated on April 12 to reflect new time and location for visit.

Contact:
Eric Pajonk
Eric.pajonk@ny.frb.org
212-720-1735