Federal Reserve Chair Yellen Will Open Research and Policy Conference in 2017
Jun 16th, 2017
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will deliver opening remarks at the "Community Banking in the 21st Century" research and policy conference in October.
The fifth annual conference, co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve System and Conference of State Bank Supervisors, is scheduled for October 4-5 at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The purpose of the conference is to bring together academics, community bankers, regulators and policy makers to focus on the latest academic research on community banking and the important policy issues that affect community banks.
Cynthia Blankenship, vice president, chief financial officer and corporate president of Bank of the West, Grapevine, Texas, will give the keynote speech on the first day of the conference. John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, will be the keynote speaker on the second day.
The Web site for the conference includes a complete agenda.