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Cleveland Fed and OFR Conference on December 1-2 in DC to Focus on Innovation, Market Structure, and Financial Stability

Daniel Tarullo, Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will deliver luncheon keynote on Dec 2

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Treasury’s Office of Financial Research (OFR) are hosting “Innovation, Market Structure, and Financial Stability,” on December 1-2, 2016, at the Omni Shoreham hotel in Washington, DC.

Richard Berner, director of the Office of Financial Research, and Loretta J. Mester, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, will open the conference on December 1 with brief welcoming remarks.

This fourth annual Cleveland Fed/OFR conference will bring together policymakers, market participants, and academics to discuss financial and technological innovations and their impact on financial stability.

The conference will include research forums to discuss submitted papers, and policy discussions featuring speakers and panelists. The objectives of the conference are to highlight research and advance the dialogue on financial market dynamics that affect financial stability, and to disseminate recent advances in systemic risk measurement and forecasting tools that assist in macroprudential policy development and implementation.

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that along with the Board of Governors in Washington DC comprise the Federal Reserve System. Part of the US central bank, the Cleveland Fed participates in the formulation of our nation’s monetary policy, supervises banking organizations, provides payment and other services to financial institutions and to the US Treasury, and performs many activities that support Federal Reserve operations System-wide. In addition, the Bank supports the well-being of communities across the Fourth Federal Reserve District through a wide array of research, outreach, and educational activities.

The Cleveland Fed, with branches in Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, serves an area that comprises Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and the northern panhandle of West Virginia.

Media contact

Doug Campbell,, 513.218.1892