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Sep 6, 2016

FDIC Press Release - September 6, 2016: FDIC to Hold 16th Annual Bank Research Conference in Arlington, Virginia


Press Release

FDIC to Hold 16th Annual Bank Research Conference in Arlington, Virginia

Chairman Gruenberg to Speak on First Day of the Two-Day Event

September 6, 2016
Media contact:
Barbara Hagenbaugh
(202) 898-7192
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Journal for Financial Services Research will sponsor the 16th Annual Bank Research Conference September 8-9, 2016. The conference features a presentation of papers and keynote addresses by FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg and Professor Douglas Diamond of the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.

Chairman Gruenberg will speak after lunch on the first day of the conference. His remarks will be webcast live starting at 1:30 p.m. EDT on September 8. Links to the webcast and the speech will be available at
This year's conference will feature seven sessions during the two days on topics ranging from liquidity and capital regulation to central bank asset purchases and the effect on bank credit formation. In addition, 19 papers that were selected from 565 submissions will be presented.
The conference will be held at the FDIC's Virginia Square building, 3501 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22226. For more information, please visit: Reporters wishing to attend should contact the FDIC's Office of Communications at