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Press Release

The Cleveland Fed Invites Firms to Participate in a Virtual Fintech Innovation Event

Who: The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, in partnership with the Federal Reserve Board

What: The Cleveland Fed invites financial institutions and fintech firms engaged in emerging financial technologies to apply for one-on-one financial innovation discussions with Federal Reserve subject matter experts.

When: September 1–3

Where: Virtual, online discussions

Apply: Interested firms can apply for individual sessions by completing the application form by August 21st. Firms will be notified whether they have been selected for individual sessions by August 25th.

An opening program will be held with all participants on September 1st. The virtual program will include a Fireside Chat discussing innovation in the financial services industry, including impacts of COVID-19 pandemic developments, with Steve Jenkins, Senior Vice President of Supervision & Regulation at the Cleveland Fed, and Mike Gibson, Director of the Division of Supervision & Regulation at the Board of Governors. In addition, keynote remarks will be given by Tom Dockman, Executive Vice President of Treasury Services at the Cleveland Fed.

Additional details can be found at the Federal Reserve Board’s Office Hours webpage.

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