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Events hosted in 2011 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Last Updated: 12/05/11

2011 Events

Twenty-Fifth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago hosted its twenty-fifth annual Economic Outlook Symposium to focus on the forces shaping the U.S. expansion as it enters 2012.

December 2, 2011

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Midwest Economy: Outlook for 2012 and Beyond

The Regional Programs team hosted a conference to discuss the outlook for the Midwest.

December 1, 2011

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Community Bankers Symposium

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation will host a Community Bankers Symposium for the seventh consecutive year. The conference will consist of presentations on current industry developments and key bank supervision issues.

November 18, 2011

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Savings and Loan Holding Company Regulatory Reporting Seminar

The Financial Reporting Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will hold a training seminar on the preparation of the FR Y-9C and FR Y-9LP.

November 17, 2011

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Rising Farmland Values: Causes and Cautions

The annual agriculture conference will explore the factors contributing to large increases in agricultural land values and cash rental rates in the Midwest. Our keynote speaker is Mark Pearson, host of the television program Market to Market.

November 15, 2011

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Fourteenth Annual International Banking Conference

This year's theme is The Role of Central Banks in Financial Stability:  How Has It Changed? The purpose of the annual conference is to address important current issues affecting international financial markets. This year, we will examine the changing role of central banks in pursuing financial stability.

November 10-11, 2011

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An Informed Conversation on Surviving the Economic Storm

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Community Development and Policy Studies division and the Indiana Minority Enterprise Center co-sponsored an event that focuses on the current statistics, data and state of play of the business climate in northwest Indiana, especially for small businesses.

November 10, 2011

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17th Annual Capital Markets Conference

This year's events revolves around the theme of The New Age of Capital Markets Supervision.

November 7-9, 2011

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2011 Annual Development Banking Conference

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will sponsor the annual National Community Investment Fund conference for community development financial institutions, offering sharing best practices for banks, thrifts and credit unions that provide financial services and catalyze economic development in low-income communities.

November 1-3, 2011

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Economic Development in Rural Wisconsin

The purpose of the conference was to explore and discuss policies that speed, strengthen and enhance economic development in Wisconsin's rural areas to increase their competitiveness and support new market development in today's global economy.

October 26-27, 2011

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Savings and Loan Holding Company Regulatory Reporting Seminar (FR Y-9SP)

The Financial Reporting Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago held a training seminar on the preparation of the FR Y-9SP.

October 24, 2011

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Improving Security for Online and Card Not Present Transactions

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Secure Remote Payment Council co-sponsored an invitation-only symposium focused on security issues for remote payments.

September 26, 2011

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Supervision and Regulation Compliance SEARCH

This networking career fair event will allow attendees to meet with various leaders in the compliance/CRA division, examiners and additional supervision and regulation staff.

September 13, 2011

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Money Smart Week Leadership Conference

The conference will include presentations and workshops addressing the growing trend toward a national campaign, resource sharing, best practices, effective measurement and more.

September 8-9, 2011

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Symposium on Immediate Funds Transfer for General-Purpose Payments

This symposium considered the potential of this innovative method of payment (immediate funds transfer) for improving the U.S. payment system, learning from other countries and evaluating the challenges in making such a leap in the U.S.

September 6-7, 2011

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Summer Workshop on Money, Banking, Payments and Finance

This workshop will bring together experts from academia and policy institutions around the world to discuss recent developments in the field.

August 08-19, 2011

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Central Bank Services' Informational Sessions

A series of half-day informational sessions throughout the Seventh District to educate depository institutions on topics related to the Discount Window, Payment System Risk, FR 2900 Reporting and Reserve Administration.

June 20-July 21, 2011

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2011 Midwest Interagency CRA Training Workshops

The Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Minneapolis and Saint Louis, the Office of Thrift Supervision, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation are co-sponsors of one or more interagency CRA Workshops taking place in the first and second quarters of 2011 in cities across the Midwest.

January 27, 2011 (Chicago) | First and Second Quarters 2011 (Multiple Workshops)

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Food Safety: Policy Changes, Science-Based Opportunities

This program was designed to provide a forum for meaningful interactions between key executives and scientists, with a view to creating new products and novel, effective solutions to improve food safety.

July 19, 2011

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State Budgets under Stress: Paths to Sustainability

This conference was co-hosted by Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, New York and Philadelphia in partnership with John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and National Association of Budget Officers.

June 24, 2011

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Neighborhoods and Labor Markets: Comprehensive Community Development in the Metropolitan Context

National and regional panelists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago discussed issues of economic performance, racial and income disparities, and other elements of community well-being.

June 20, 2011

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Eighteenth Annual Automotive Outlook Symposium

This year's symposium focuses on the near-term automotive outlook and the long-term structure of the industry.

June 2-3, 2011

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Eleventh Annual Payments Conference

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will host its eleventh annual payments conference. This year's theme is The New Face of Retail Payments: Markets, Strategies and Regulations.

May 19-20, 2011

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47th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition

 This year’s conference focused on the Implementation of  Dodd-Frank. The recent financial crisis and recession led to widespread calls for financial regulatory reform. After nearly two years of intense industry and congressional debate, last July saw the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank).

May 4-6, 2011

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Fourth Annual Risk Conference

Risk management is facing a rebuilding process after the most significant financial crisis in 80 years. Professionals working in the field must shift their thinking about the interrelated nature of risks, the risk management process and practical application of risk resolution strategies.

April 11-April 12, 2011

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Financial Impact of the Illinois Civil Unions Act

This session, sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's 7FLAG employee support network group, Harris Bank's Lions Pride employee support network group, Price Waterhouse Coopers and the United Way, focuses on the impact of the recently passed Illinois Civil Unions Act.

April 5, 2011

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Risks & Resolutions – Creating a New Foundation for Risk Management

As the risk management landscape continues to evolve, and as the new regulatory structure commissioned by the Dodd-Frank Act continues to take form, our conference will attempt to bring forward the most current understandings in the field.

April 11-12, 2011

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Midwest Interagency CRA Training Workshops

The Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Minneapolis and Saint Louis, the Office of Thrift Supervision, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation were co-sponsors of one or more interagency CRA Workshops taking place in the first and second quarter of 2011 in cities across the Midwest. The first was held in January in Chicago.

January 27, 2011

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