2nd Annual NABE Industry Conference

The 2013 NABE Industry Conference has now concluded! Thank you to all those who attended.

NOTE: Speaker PowerPoint presentations are available on the Program page of the conference website.


Dozens of leading economists, energy analysts, and business leaders will gather at the 2nd Annual NABE Industry Conference to discuss the recent breakthroughs in the energy sector and the game-changing impact these discoveries will have on other key sectors, U.S. competitiveness, and the larger economy. Arranged around the theme "Energy: Will the Oil and Gas Boom Reignite the Economy?" the conference will convene May 15-16, 2013 at the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Branch of Dallas. 

Be sure to arrive early on May 15th to join the tours of Houston-area energy facilities and attend the evening welcome reception at the Bank.


Confirmed speakers include:

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Daniel Ahn, Adjunct Fellow for Energy, Council on Foreign Relations
Curt Anastasio, President,  Chief Executive Officer and Director, NuStar GP Holdings, LLC
Helen Currie, Senior Economist, ConocoPhillips
Edward P. Djerejian,
Founding Director, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University; former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Syria
Peter Evans,
Director, Global Strategy and Analytics, General Electric
Richard Fisher,
President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Robert LaCount,
Executive Vice President, MJ Bradley and Associates
John Larson,
Vice President Global Consulting Services Public Sector, IHS Global Insight
Dale Lewis,
Director of Strategic Analysis, CSX Transportation
Harry Moser,
Founder, Reshoring Initiative
Seth Roberts,
Business Director - Energy and Climate Change, The Dow Chemical Company
William Strauss,
Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 
Philip Verleger,
President, PKVerleger, LLC
Mine Yucel,
VP and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas



View the preliminary program



CFA.jpg CFA CHARTERHOLDERS: As a CFA Charterholder, you will earn 8 hours of CE credit for attending the 2013 NABE IndustryConference. To claim your CE credit, simply register for the conference, provide your CFA member number at the conference registration desk, and the CE credit for your participation in this program will be automatically recorded in your CE Diary.








A Very Special Thanks to the NABE Industry Conference Program Committee:

Sara Banaszak, ExxonMobil
Donald Bowers, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Todd Bohrmann, CSX
Kathleen Cooper, Southern Methodist University
Robert Dye, Comerica Bank  
Peter Evans, GE
Robert Fry, DuPont
Patrick Jankowski, Greater Houston Partnership
Chad Moutray, Chief Economist, National Association of Manufacturers  
Michael Plante, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
William Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Kevin Swift, Chief Economist, American Chemistry Council
Troy Thompson, Chevron
Hilda Velasquez, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Mine Yucel, VP and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas  


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Industry Conference Fees

Advance Registration Fees*

NABE Member: $275 Register

USAEE Member: $275 Register

Others: $425 Register (includes one-year NABE membership)

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*Advance rate is available until May 8

NOTE: The member rate is available to members of NABE, USAEE, and to the Houston Economics Club by contact the NABE office at (202) 463-6223 or




Full scholarships are available for the 2013 NABE Industry Conference through The NABE Foundation.

More information including criteria for scholarships.

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The deadline for applications is April 5, 2013