Brainard    Evans    Goolsbee    List
 O'Grady    Sheets    Singh    Stevenson


Confirmed Speakers:

Lael Brainard, Vice Chair, Federal Reserve Board
Charles Evans, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Austan Goolsbee, Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
John List, Kenneth C. Griffin Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, The University of Chicago
Michael O'Grady, Chairman, President, and CEO, Northern Trust
Nathan Sheets, Global Chief Economist, Citi Group; Former Under Secretary for International Affairs
Daleep Singh, Chief Global Economist, PGIM; Former Deputy National Security Advisor
Betsey Stevenson, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of Michigan
...and more!

Session Topics Include:

  • Global Fiscal Assessment Amid Rising Rates
  • Energy and Food Security in the Wake of the Ukraine-Russia War
  • From Just-in-Time to Just-in-Case? Assessing the Resiliency of Supply Chains
  • Trade and Technology: U.S. and China's Power Struggle
  • Shift or Shock? Long-Term Balance of Power in Labor Markets
  • Inflation Paradigm Shift and Policy Response

...and much more!View Program


Health/Safety Guidelines

NABE is working closely with the host hotel to ensure that the event will be held as safely as possible. All participants will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. NABE strongly recommends attendees obtain a booster shot and complete a COVID-19 test prior to arriving at the conference.

NABE will enforce any local mask policy that is in effect at the time of the conference.

Conference health protocols are subject to change based on evolving health conditions.







Interested in becoming a sponsor, exhibitor, or advertiser at the NABE Annual Meeting?  Download the sponsor packet. Questions? Contact Tom Beers, NABE Executive Director, at [email protected].

Individuals who have earned the Certified Business Economist® (CBE) Certification are required to earn 30 continuing education credit hours every two years. Please track your hours separately to be reported to NABE at the time of your renewal. CBEs are encouraged to track their  credit hours on the CBE Continuing Education Form, which can be downloaded from

Members of other certification programs can apply for continuing education credit for this event with an earned certificate of attendance, which can be made available upon request.

CBE Courses

Plus! Take control of your career trajectory - master the top skills sought by employers with certificate courses in Writing Skills and Communication/Presentation Skills for Business Economists and Analysts. Both courses are prerequisites for earning the CBE designation.

October 12, 2022
Writing Skills for Business Economists & Analysts
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
JW Marriott Chicago

October 13-14, 2022
Communication & Presentation Skills for Business Economists & Analysts
2 days, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
JW Marriott Chicago

Scholarships are also available for these courses. Please visit the CBE Scholarships page for eligibility requirements and to apply.

Code of Conduct
All participants at NABE events must abide by the NABE Code of Conduct.

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Early-Bird        In-Person Registration*

NABE Member:  $900
US Government Employee:  $950
Non-Member (includes one-year membership dues):  $1,050
NABE Student Member** (no meals): $75
Student Non-Member** (no meals; includes one-year membership dues): $105

Register now

*Early-Bird Deadline: September 8, 2022

**Must be a full-time student and only working part-time. Copy of student ID will be required to complete registration.

A virtual registration option that includes limited access to sessions will be available soon - stay tuned!

Scholarships Available

The NABE Foundation will award scholarships to the 2022 NABE Annual Meeting. To be eligible for consideration, one must: 

Have worked in the economics field for seven years or less
Currently be involved in a position that uses economic principles and theory
Hold an undergraduate college degree or higher.
Be a student in a CBE University Partner program 

The deadline to apply is Friday, September 2. 

Apply here