February 16, 2015 – Economic Outlook 2015

This event was postponed from December 8, 2014.


Monday February 16, 2015


5:30 PM Registration
6:00 PM Dinner
6:30 PM Presentation


Dr. Robert C. Fry
Senior Economist
DuPont Economist’s Office


Crowne Plaza – Wilmington North (New Castle Room)
630 Naamans Road (Just off of I-95 exits)
Claymont, Delaware19703


$35 Non-members and guests
$30 AIChE Members
$15 Students

Buffet Dinner:

Tomato Mozzarella Salad, Caesar Salad with Croutons and Parmesan
Fresh Vegetable Medley, Potatoes au Gratin, Chicken Champagne, Cajun Seared Salmon, Chef’s Selection of Dessert Display, Coffee and Specialty Teas


Dr. Fry will employ his background and expertise to discuss the outlook for the global economy in 2015.

Among the topics that will be covered are GDP, industrial production, housing starts, motor vehicle production, inflation, and interest rates. In addition, Dr. Fry will discuss the increase in U.S. oil and natural gas production and the impact of falling oil prices on economic growth.


Dr. Robert Fry is a Senior Economist with DuPont Economist’s Office. He has been with DuPont since 1984. He joined Conoco from Harvard University after completing an A.M. (1981) and Ph.D. (1985). After three years with Conoco, he has spent the rest of his career at the DuPont Economist’s Office and the DuPont Pension Fund. He is responsible for analysis and forecasting global economics and how it impacts DuPont’s business. He also assists DuPont businesses with interpreting economic data and using it to forecast DuPont performance.

The DuPont Economist’s Office has been named amongst the top forecasters by the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Bloomberg. In November 2005, they won the prestigious Lawrence R. Klein Award for the Blue Chip Forecast Accuracy making the DuPont Economist’s Office the only three-time winner of this award.

Registration Details and Deadline:

Register by Friday February 13, 2015.

For questions, please contact David Hagan at dave.hagan@dupont.com.

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