Past Programs

2020

2020

Esther George

President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

2020

Esther George

President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

2020

Avi Goldfarb

Rotman Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare and Professor of Marketing, Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto

2020

Amy Walter

National Editor, The Cook Political Report

2020

Thomas Sack and Tim Cowden

Thomas Sack is President and Chief Executive Officer of MRIGlobal. Tim Cowden is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Kansas City Area Development Council.

2020

Kyle Vogt

Co-Founder, President, and Chief Technology Officer, Cruise Automation

2019

2019

Esther George

President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

2019

Eswar Prasad

Tolani Senior Professor of Trade at Cornell University and New Century Chair in International Economics at the Brookings Institution

2019

Sudeep Reddy

Managing Editor of Politico

2019

Austin Frakt

Director of the Partnered Evidence-based Policy Resource Center (PEPReC) at the Boston VA Healthcare System, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

2019

Tour and Club reception

Logistics Park Kansas City Intermodal Facility

2019

Janet Yellen

Distinguished Fellow in Residence with the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution; former Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

2019

Lawrence B. Lindsey

President and Chief Executive Officer, The Lindsey Group

2018

2018

Esther George

President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

2018

Richard Florida

Professor, University of Toronto and New York University

2018

Dave Dillon

Former President and Chief Executive Officer, Kroger Company

2018

David Autor

Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2018

Rana Foroohar

Associate Editor, The Financial Times and Global Economic Analyst, CNN

2018

Kelly Brough

President and CEO, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce

2017

2017

2017 Member Roundtable Discussion

Local and national conditions

2017

Kenneth Rogoff

Professor of economics at Harvard

2017

Jay Bilas

ESPN commentator, basketball player and attorney

2017

Daron Acemoglu

Professor of economics at M.I.T.

2017

Maya MacGuineas

President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

2017

Robert Shiller

Professor of economics at Yale University

2016

2016

2016 Member Roundtable Discussion

Local and national economic conditions

2016

Andrew Palmer

Business Editor for the Economist

2016

Alvin Roth

Stanford professor and Nobel Prize winner

2016

Bob Woodward

Washington Post investigative reporter

2016

Don Kohn

Former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve

2016

Thomas Jordan

Chairman of the Swiss National Bank

2016

Robert Aliber

Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago

2015

2015

2015 Member Roundtable Discussion

Local and national economic conditions

2015

Paul Tucker

Former Bank of England Deputy Governor

2015

David Brooks

Columnist for The New York Times

2015

Joel Brenner

Former senior counsel and inspector general for the National Security Agency

2015

John Taylor

Economist and professor at Stanford University

2015

Gillian Tett

U.S. Managing Editor of the Financial Times

2014

2014

2014 Member Roundtable Discussion

Local and national economic conditions

2014

Charles Calomiris

Columbia professor

2014

Meredith Whitney

CEO of Meredith Whitney Advisors, LLC

2014

Roger Ferguson

CEO of TIAA and CREF and former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve

2014

Avis Roy

Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute

2014

Marvin Zonis

Professor at Chicago Booth School of Business

2013

2013

Sallie Krawcheck

Wall Street financial executive

2013

George Aryittey

Ghana economist

2013

Dan Glickman

Former Secretary of Agriculture

2013

Jurgen Stark

Former European Central Bank governor and German Secretary of Finance

2013

Alice Rivlin

Economist and former Federal Reserve Vice Chairman

2012

2012

John Taylor

Professor of Economics at Stanford University

2012

Yasheng Huang

Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012

Gretchen Morgenson

Financial Editor of the New York Times

2012

Umayya Toukan

Former head of Jordan Central Bank and Finance Minister

2012

Esther George

President, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

2011

2011

Maya MacGuineas

President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, The New American Foundation

2011

Robert Zoellick

President, World Bank

2011

Philippa Malmgren

President, Canonbury Group, London

2011

Alan Meltzer

Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon University

2011

Thomas M. Hoenig

Retired President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and appointed Vice Chairman of the FDIC

2010

2010

Sheila C. Bair

Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

2010

Martin H. Barnes

Managing Editor, The Bank Credit Analyst, BCA Research

2010

Dan Arvizu

Director and Chief Executive, U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory

2010

Meredith Whitney

CEO of Meredith Whitney Advisors, LLC

2009

2009

Zachary Karabell

Economist and commentator

2009

Jean- Claude Trichet

President of the European Central Bank

2009

Sinan Alshabibi

Governor and Chairman, Central Bank of Iraq

2009

Paul Volcker

Chairman of the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board

2008

2008

Paul Collier

Professor of Economics, Oxford University

2008

James Leach

Harvard Kennedy School of Government and former Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee

2008

Erkki Liikanen

Governor of the Bank of Finland

2008

Philip Verleger

Professor, University of Calgary

2007

2007

Martin Feldstein

President of the National Bureau of Economic Research

2007

John Lipsky

First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund

2007

George Shultz

Former Secretary of State and Secretary of the Treasury

2007

Alan Mulally

President of Ford Motor Company

2006

2006

Ben Bernanke

Chairman, Federal Reserve

2006

Jose Luis Romero Hicks

President of Romero Hicks and Galindo, Mexico City

2005

2005

Alan Greenspan

Chairman, Federal Reserve