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Join us in Cleveland for the Financial Stability Conference on November 21–22, sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Office of Financial Research

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Office of Financial Research invite you to attend the 2019 Financial Stability: Risks, Resilience, and Policy conference on November 21—22, 2019, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Post–financial–crisis debate has focused on identifying risks to financial stability and developing appropriate policy tools to enhance the resilience of financial markets and institutions to future systemic shocks. This conference advances the discussion by spotlighting research on potential financial stability risks facing markets and institutions, sources of resilience in the financial system, and the adequacy of regulatory and supervisory policy tools to monitor and address risks.

Registration is required. The deadline to register is Thursday, November 14.

See the complete agenda and registration information.

The first day of the program features opening remarks by Loretta J. Mester, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, and a luncheon fireside chat with Jelena McWilliams, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

The final day of the program includes a morning keynote address by Anjan Thakor, John E. Simon Professor of Finance and Director of the Wells Fargo Advisors Center for Finance and Accounting Research at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

Questions? Contact Chelcee Stearns at the Cleveland Fed, 216.579.3169 or, or Rachel Johnson at the Office of Financial Research, 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,, 513.455.4479