President of the Federal Reserve Bank, Dennis Lockhart, Speaks to the APC

Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta will speak at an Atlanta Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon on Monday, August 10.

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WHO

Dennis Lockhart is the 14th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He has been in this role since 2007. Lockhart is responsible for all the Bank’s activities, including monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, and payment services. He also serves on the Federal Reserve’s chief monetary policy body, the Federal Open Market Committee.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee

 

WHEN

Monday, August 10

11:30 a.m. – Registration

Noon – Lunch

12: 25 p.m. – Remarks and Q&A

1:15 p.m. – Adjourn

 

WHERE

The Commerce Club

49TH Floor

191 Peachtree Street

Atlanta, GA 30303

Dress at The Commerce Club is business or business casual attire.

The ticket price does not include parking. Parking is available in the 191 Building parking deck with entrances on Ellis Street and Peachtree Center Avenue.  Discounted parking vouchers for this deck will be available for $5 at the event. Guests must bring the ticket they receive upon entering the deck to receive a discount. The Peachtree Center MARTA station is also very convenient.

R.S.V.P.

This luncheon is open to the public.

 Working journalists who wish to cover this event but not partake in lunch may attend for free. Reservations are still required and can be made by calling 404.577.7377 or emailing info@atlpressclub.org.

APC member prices

General admission ticket – $30
Table of 10 – $300
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $325

Nonmember prices

General admission ticket – $40
Table of 10 – $400
Sponsor table of 10 with table sign and program listing – $450

To register please click here  or call 404-577-7377.  

 Tickets and tables may be purchased at www.atlantapressclub.org or by calling 404-577-7377.  Payment must accompany reservations and there is a 48 business-hour cancellation policy.

Poynter at the Press Club: Tips from “America’s Writing Coach” Roy Peter Clark

Roy Peter Clark, renowned writer and teacher at The Poynter Institute, will lead two writing workshops based on his acclaimed books on Saturday, June 6 hosted by The Atlanta Press Club.

Roy’s books will be available for purchase from Eagle Eye Bookshop.

THE SESSIONS
Session 1 – Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer (9:00 – 10:30 a.m.)

You need tools, not rules! Roy Peter Clark condenses decades of experience into 50 tools that will help any writer become more fluent and effective.

Session 2 - How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times (10:45 – 12:15 p.m.)

Roy Peter Clark teaches the art of painting a thousand pictures with just a few words. In this ever-changing Internet age, short-form writing has become an essential skill. Clark covers how to write effective and powerful titles, headlines, essays, letters, Tweets and even self-descriptions for online dating services.

Attendees may choose to register for one or both sessions.

WHEN
Saturday, June 6
8:30 a.m. – Registration
9:00 a.m.  - Session 1
10:45 a.m. – Session 2
12:15 p.m. – Adjourn

WHERE
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
223 Perimeter Center Pkwy
Atlanta, GA 30346

There is free parking at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Dunwoody MARTA station is also convenient. 

R.S.V.P.
This event is open to the public. Seating is limited.

Click here or call 404.577.7377 to register. 

APC member prices
$15 – Session 1 – Writing Tools
$15 – Session 2 – How to Write Short
$25 – Both Sessions (Save 15% by registering for the full day)

Nonmember prices
$30 – Session 1 – Writing Tools
$30 – Session 2 – How to Write Short
$50 – Both Sessions (Save 15% by registering for the full day) 

Attendees may choose to register for one or both sessions.

 Tickets may be purchased at www.atlantapressclub.org or by calling 404-577-7377.  Payment must accompany reservations, and there is a 48-hour cancellation policy.

WHO
Roy Peter Clark has taught writing at Poynter since 1979. Over three decades he has served the institute as dean, vice president, senior scholar, and member of the Board of Trustees. Clark has written or edited 17 books on writing and journalism, the most popular and influential being “Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer.”