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Press Release

Financial Stability Conference on Nov 29-30 in DC, sponsored by Cleveland Fed and Office of Financial Research

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Office of Financial Research invite you to attend the 2018 Financial Stability: Markets and Spillovers conference on November 29-30, 2018, at the Department of the Treasury – Cash Room, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in Washington DC. This year's conference will highlight research and facilitate discussions related to the transmission channels for financial market disruptions, the resulting spillovers to financial institutions and other markets, and regulatory policies that may help quell or amplify these effects.

NOTE: The deadline to register to attend the conference is Monday, November 26; you will need to register online and provide your social security number for security clearance.

Find the complete agenda and registration information.

The conference will also be live streamed. Links for the live broadcast:

November 29:

November 30:

Thursday's program features a luncheon keynote by J. Christopher Giancarlo, Chair of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and panel discussions on macroprudential policy and interconnectedness and networks.

Friday's program includes a morning keynote by Anat R. Admati, Professor of Finance and Economics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a panel discussion on moral hazard and adverse selection in financial markets.

The conference also includes the presentation and discussion of academic papers related to fire sales and funding risks; balance sheet risks; networks and liquidity; and the empirical analysis of bank capital.

Questions? Contact June Gates at the Cleveland Fed (216.579.2048 or or Rachel Johnson at the OFR (202.927.0638 or

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