Conferences & Seminars

The conferences, below, are hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Markets department.



Financial Markets events dating back to 2011 are available below. Many of our earlier events are available on our Past Events page and our conference series pages (links in the sidebar).

2014

Seventeenth Annual International Banking Conference

November 6-7, 2014

This year's theme is The New International Financial System: Analyzing the Cumulative Impact of Regulatory Reform. The purpose of the annual conference is to address important current issues affecting international financial markets. This year, the conference will be co-sponsored with the Bank of England.

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50th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition

The theme of this year's conference was Transitioning to the "New Normal" in Banking.

May 7-9, 2014

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2013

Sixteenth Annual International Banking Conference

November 7-8, 2013

This year's theme is Shadow Banking within and across National Borders The purpose of the annual conference is to address important current issues affecting international financial markets. This year, the conference will be co=sponsored with the International Monetary Fund.

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49th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition

This year's theme focused on systemically important financial insititions.

May 8-10, 2013

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2012

Fifteenth Annual International Banking Conference

November 15-16, 2012

This year's theme is The Social Value of the Financial Sector: Too Big to Fail or Just Too Big? The purpose of the annual conference is to address important current issues affecting international financial markets. This year, the conference will examine the social value of the financial sector.

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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 06-11, 2012

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48th Annual Conference on Bank Structure and Competition

This year’s conference focused on Bank Capital: How Much Is Enough? They debated the issues associated with proposals to increase bank capital.

May 4-6, 2011

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Day Ahead Conference on Financial Markets and Institutions

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas co-sponsored the fifth annual “day ahead” conference (the day before the beginning of the 2012 ASSA meetings in Chicago).

January 5, 2012

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2011

Fourteenth Annual International Banking Conference

November 10-11, 2011

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.

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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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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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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.

May 4-6, 2011

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