Fall Meeting 2017 Presentations

Presentations will be held in the morning on Thursday, November 16.

Economic Outlook  



Evan F. Koenig

Senior Vice President

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas




Evan F. Koenig is a senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He also serves as the Bank’s principal monetary policy advisor. In that capacity he regularly attends meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) with the Bank’s president, oversees preparations for FOMC and other policy meetings, and briefs the Bank’s president and directors on economic developments.

Koenig has been active in economic research for three decades. His recent efforts have focused on predicting and explaining movements in prices, output and employment, and on understanding monetary policy’s role in the economy. His articles have appeared in a variety of Dallas Fed publications and in such respected scholarly journals as The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, The International Journal of Central Banking, and The Journal of Public Economics.

Koenig earned a bachelor’s degree, with honors, from the University of Wisconsin, and a doctorate in economics from Harvard University. He joined the Dallas Fed in 1988 after teaching for several years at the University of Washington in Seattle. We are pleased to welcome him back to an ACC Meeting!

Copper Outlook 



William Adams

Head of Research





William Adams has been involved in the metals markets since 1986, and is the senior global base metals specialist at Metal Bulletin. Metal Bulletin’s aim is to provide a clear and focused understanding of the metals markets through fast expert online reporting and real-time metal prices and data.
William joined FastMarkets as Head of Research. FastMarkets became part of the Metal Bulletin Group in 2016. Before that William worked with Rudolf Wolff & Co Ltd, which was one of the founding members of the LME, where he gained broad insight into the metals markets having had experience in trading base metals, bullion and foreign exchange, being head of research, an account executive and Managing Director of the company’s Tokyo office between 1997 and 2000.


Panel Discussion 

Moderated by Andrea Hotter

Special Correspondent

Metal Bulletin

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