MINNEAPOLIS (Feb. 13, 2015) — The 2015 Federal Reserve System Community Development Research Conference will be held April 2–3 in Washington, D.C.
The line-up of speakers includes Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Board chair; Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economist; James Bullard, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president; and Narayana Kocherlakota, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president.
Plenary and concurrent speakers will use the broad theme of economic mobility to advance our understanding about how people and communities get ahead, where impediments exist, how factors such as inequality play a role, and what has changed over time.
Community developers and practitioners, policymakers, lenders, the philanthropic community, researchers, the financial services sector, state and local economic development agency representatives, and students are encouraged to attend.
Rooms have been reserved at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park at a rate of $239 per night. Reservations for these rooms must be made by Monday, March 9. Reserve a room online. Attendees are also welcome to make reservations by calling the hotel at 1-877-212-5752 or 202-328-2000. Please mention the “2015 Federal Reserve CDRC” conference rate when you call.
Questions? Please call 314-444-8761 or e-mail [email protected].
We hope you will join us for this important and informative discussion.