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8:00-8:45 - Meet & Greet with students and faculty - light breakfast of OJ and pastries
8:45-9:00 - Welcome and Introductions
9:00-9:30 - The Biggest Challenge Facing Banks Today with Robin Rockwood, Vice President & Branch Manager, SLC Branch
9:30-10:00 - Why Business People and Students Should Understand the Fed with Albert Wada, Chairman of Wada Farms in Pingree, Idaho, and Director, SLC Branch
10:00-10:30 - Intro to Monetary Policy and Q&A with Gary Zimmerman and Yelena Takhtamanova
10:30-10:45 - Break
10:45-12:15 - FOMC Simulation with Gary Zimmerman, Senior Economist, FRB San Francisco, and/or staff taking the first part to Introduce the FOMC, monetary policy, unconventional policy, etc., and then the remaining time for five student presentations, 8-10 minutes each
12:15-12:30 - Wrap-Up & Questions
June 6, 2013