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Events hosted in 2014 by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Last Updated: 01/07/15

2014 Events

Summit on Regional Competitiveness

The second annual Summit on Regional Competitiveness was comprised of regional leaders in government, academia and the private sector to showcase successful examples of cross jurisdictional collaboration for each of these drivers.

December 19, 2014


Midwest Interagency Regulator Conference

Cyber security is a heavily discussed topic and relevant in all aspects of our lives today, both personal and professional. This conference brought together leading experts and included presentations and panel discussions on the impact and necessity of cyber security within the finance industry.

December 17, 2014


APPG Seventh Annual Business Leaders of Color Panel Discussion

During the discussion,each panelist offered a unique perspective and served as both an example and an inspiration through cultural, civic and educational contributions.

December 11, 2014


Twenty-Eighth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium

The symposium focused on the forces shaping the U.S. expansion as it enters 2015.

December 5, 2014


Healthy Communities Milwaukee Regional Summit

National speakers and local leaders in the public health, community and economic development, and criminal justice and public safety fields discussed an array of issues and shared examples of successful community integration between the disciplines from the perspectives of policy, practice and financing.

December 2, 2014


Annual Agriculture Conference

The conference examined the role of farm income in the Midwest economy. 

November 17, 2014


Tenth Annual Community Bankers Symposium

Senior policymakers from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will be invited to participate at this event.

November 7, 2014


Seventeenth Annual International Banking Conference

In collaboration with the Bank of England, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will hold its annual International Banking Conference. The purpose of the conference is to address important current issues affecting international financial markets.

November 6-7, 2014


Infrastructure and Economic Growth: Measuring the Impact and Funding Models

This program examined what is known about the value of infrastructure investments based on recent research and explore funding models that may help to pay for infrastructure during a time of constrained government resources.

November 3, 2014


Frontiers of Macroeconomics

The Chicago Fed is sponsoring this conference organized by Lawrence Christiano, Northwestern University and Chicago Fed consultant, and Jonas Fisher, Chicago Fed, that includes a luncheon address and presentations of eight papers with discussants. By invitation only.

October 10-11, 2014


Fourteenth Annual Chicago Payments Symposium

The Chicago Payments Symposium uncovers emerging payment trends by bringing together industry experts from around the world to interact with a diverse group of high–level industry participants.

September 25-26, 2014


Asset Development in Central Iowa

This half-day workshop, developed by a team of local leaders from the Des Moines Asset Development Coalition, focuses on the importance of wealth. Improving personal incomes is not done just by moving out of poverty.

September 4, 2014


Summer Workshop on Money, Banking, Payments and Finance

The economic research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is hosting a summer workshop on money, banking, payments and finance.  By invitation only.

August 11-16, 2014


Law and Finance Workshop

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will host a workshop on Legal Arrangements for Cross-border Resolution and Liquidity in OTC Derivative Markets: Theoretical Insights from “A Legal Theory of Finance” and Other Contemporary Perspectives.

June 16-17, 2014


Macrofinance Workshop

The macrofinance workshop is a biannual meeting of the macrofinance society.

May 30-31, 2014


Twenty-First Annual Automotive Outlook Symposium

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago hosted the Twenty-First Annual Automotive Outlook Symposium at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's Detroit Branch. Topics included the near-term automotive outlook and a discussion of EY's Automotive C-Suite's survey results.

May 30, 2014


50th Annual Bank Structure Conference

The theme of this year's conference was Transitioning to the "New Normal" in Banking.

May 7-9, 2014


After Detroit: How Will Illinois and Its Communities Respond?

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Board of Directors of the Civic Federation hosted a conference on how municipalities in Illinois can avoid or resolve fiscal stress.

April 23, 2014


Annual Symposium on the Central Clearing of Derivatives

This symposium on the central clearing of over the counter derivatives addresses policy issues related to the design, operation and regulation of central counterparties (CCPs).

April 11, 2014



Seventh Annual Risk Conference

This year's theme is Managing Risk in the Recovery. The agenda includes perspectives from senior executives through a mix of presentations and panel discussions.

April 8-9, 2014


2014 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

This conference has become an essential training and networking event for community development professionals, including CRA officers, community development lenders and investors, government officials and managers and staff from CDFIs and nonprofits.

March 30-April 2, 2014


The Affordable Care Act and the Labor Market

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois hosted a conference that brings together recent original research on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on various aspects of the American labor market, including effects on labor supply, wages and job mobility.

March 18, 2014