On This PageFebruary 2001, No. 162

Fostering Mainstream Financial Access: www.chicagofed.org/unbanked/
Last Updated: 01/18/01

For 35 years the Chicago Fed has brought together practitioners and researchers to successfully address some of the toughest problems facing the financial services industry—through its annual Bank Structure Conference. The key to the conference’s success has been the Chicago Fed’s strategy of creating venues for business practitioners, policymakers and academics to interact. The conference’s success stems from the value unlocked when representatives from these groups come together to focus on issues concerning the banking industry.