What are the forces moving the Minnesota economy? Adam Belz tries to identify the trends and show the connections between Minnesota and the larger U.S. and global economies. You can connect with him on Twitter: @adambelz
Don't expect Mark Twain to take the stage, but the regional Fed president has established himself as one of the most outspoken Fed officials in the country. First he was seen as an interest rate hawk, then he started calling for rates to stay low until unemployment falls below 5.5 percent.
It's too late to register now, but Kocherlakota will take questions from the audience after Chris Farrell, economics editor of Marketplace Money, moderates a discussion on monetary policy, the state of the economy, and prospects for the coming year.
The Minneapolis Fed issued its 2013 economic outlook a week ago, projecting will fall to 4.7 percent by December.