Economic Outlook Symposium
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago hosted the Twenty-Ninth Annual Economic Outlook Symposium at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The symposium will focus on the forces shaping the U.S. expansion as it enters 2016.
December 4, 2015Read more...
Annual Agriculture Conference
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago held its Annual Agricultural Conference to explore labor issues affecting agriculture and the rural Midwest.
November 17, 2015Read more...
Eighteenth Annual International Banking Conference
In collaboration with the World Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago held its annual International Banking Conference. The purpose of the conference is to address important current issues affecting international financial markets.
November 5-6, 2015
Third Annual Summit on Regional Competitiveness
The Third Annual Summit on Regional Competitiveness will convene premier leaders of business, government and academia to address the need for all sectors of our economy to work together to identify and promote strategies to keep our region on the competitive edge.
October 23, 2015
Fifteenth 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 24-25, 2015
Revisiting the Promise and Problems of Inner City Economic Development
Presentations from the Inner city Economic Summit, hosted by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Economic Development Quarterly and Sage, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), have been published. The Summit featured a keynote address by Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter, as well as a number of sessions highlighting new research and discussing practitioner experiences on various aspects of inner city business development.
September 15-16, 2015
Summer Workshop on Money, Banking, Payments and Finance
The economic research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is co-hosting a summer workshop on money, banking, payments and finance with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
August 10-14, 2015
Investing in Healthy Rural Communities: Harvesting the Power of People, Place and Partnerships
The purpose of the conference is to discuss what makes a rural community “healthy.” Topics will include successful strategies that rural communities are using to work across sectors and advance sustainable community development.
July 1, 2015
CRA Listening Session for Quad Cities: Davenport
This second of three meetings will offer community based organizations and other stakeholders an opportunity to discuss community economic development and economic inclusion needs and opportunities.
June 11, 2015
Twenty-Second Annual Automotive Outlook Symposium
Cedar Rapids: An Industrial City
The purpose of the event is to highlight how the diversification of Cedar Rapids’ economy is achieved through a judicious assembly of economic development and workforce development strategies.
April 23, 2015
CRA Workshop for Quad Cities: Davenport
Please join us for a Community Reinvestment Act workshop for nonprofit organizations in the Quad Cities. This is the first of three meetings to help you learn more about a tool to attract loans, financial services, grants, and investments from your local financial institutions.
April 17, 2015
Sin Taxes: The Sobering Fiscal Reality
April 2, 2015
Reaffirming Our Foundations: Risk and Regulation, Culture and Governance
March 31-April 1, 2015
Tools Toward Market Restoration
This conference explored innovative strategies, policies and programs in community capital at work in midwestern urban areas that have been particularly affected by the Great Recession.
March 18-19, 2015
Economic Development Forum: Growing Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin (Milwaukee)
February 26, 2015
Economic Development Forum: Growing Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin (Madison)
February 5, 2015