Financial Markets Conference

2018

23rd Annual Financial Markets Conference - Machines Learning Finance. Will They Change the Game? - May 6–8, 2018
23rd Annual Financial Markets Conference - Machines Learning Finance. Will They Change the Game? - May 6–8, 2018 The conference is the Atlanta Fed's signature policy and research event, providing expert perspectives on emerging financial market issues and their monetary policy implications. This year's conference will explore aspects of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

2017

22nd Annual Financial Markets Conference - Managing Global Financial Risks: Shifting Sands and Shock Waves - May 7–9, 2017
22nd Annual Financial Markets Conference - Managing Global Financial Risks: Shifting Sands and Shock Waves - May 7–9, 2017 Since the crisis, policymakers have used accommodative monetary policy and macroprudential regulation to promote growth and lower systemic risk. Over time, these policies have shifted the sands on which financial markets operate. As financial institutions navigate these shifts, they must also manage exposure to new global event risks. This year's Financial Markets Conference explores how these policies, risks, and responses are shaping the global financial system of the future.

Presented by the Center for Financial Innovation and Stability (CenFIS)

2016

21st Annual Financial Markets Conference—Getting a Grip on Liquidity: Markets, Institutions, and Central Banks - May 1–3, 2016
21st Annual Financial Markets Conference—Getting a Grip on Liquidity: Markets, Institutions, and Central Banks - May 1–3, 2016 The 2016 Financial Markets Conference will examine liquidity from academic, regulatory, and market participant points of view. We seek to understand the various definitions and aspects of liquidity with an emphasis on the relationship to financial stability and monetary policy effectiveness.

2015

20th Annual Financial Markets Conference: Central Banking in the Shadows: Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Postcrisis - March 30–April 1, 2015
20th Annual Financial Markets Conference: Central Banking in the Shadows: Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Postcrisis - March 30–April 1, 2015 Notable speakers and panelists exchanged views on the future of banks, potential regulation of shadow banks and the implications to monetary policy, and more.

2014

19th Annual Financial Markets Conference: Tuning Financial Regulation for Stability and Efficiency - April 15–16, 2014
19th Annual Financial Markets Conference: Tuning Financial Regulation for Stability and Efficiency - April 15–16, 2014 The 2014 conference explored whether less active financial markets are safer ones, if new liquidity requirements will create a more efficient financial system, if quantitative easing was the right policy, and more.

2013

18th Annual Financial Markets Conference - Maintaining Financial Stability: Holding a Tiger by the Tail - April 8–10, 2013
18th Annual Financial Markets Conference - Maintaining Financial Stability: Holding a Tiger by the Tail - April 8–10, 2013 The Atlanta Fed's 2013 Financial Markets Conference explored four critical topics: risk measurement; the influence of political systems on financial stability; rules versus discretion in financial regulation; and the resolution of systemically important financial institutions, or SIFIs.

2012

17th Annual Financial Markets Conference: The Devil's in the Details - April 9–11, 2012
17th Annual Financial Markets Conference: The Devil's in the Details - April 9–11, 2012 The Atlanta Fed's annual Financial Markets Conference on April 9–11 explored the government's future role in mortgage finance, the potential for new regulations to create another shadow banking system, and more.

2011

16th Annual Financial Markets Conference: Navigating the New Financial Landscape - April 4–6, 2011
16th Annual Financial Markets Conference: Navigating the New Financial Landscape - April 4–6, 2011 The Atlanta Fed's 2011 Financial Markets Conference featured presentations on international lessons from the recent crisis, the costs and benefits of different regulatory structures, and the tradeoff between efficiency and risk in the banking system.