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Posted March 15, 2019

FDIC & Duke Announce to Host Technology Conference

FDIC & Duke Announce to Host Technology Conference

Changing and advancing technology continues to impact the financial services industry. This influence is far reaching, and has implications not only related to consumer preferences but also to raise policy and regulatory questions. 

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Duke University will host Fintech and the Future of Banking, April 24, 2019, at Sheila Bair Auditorium at Seidman Center, in Arlington, VA. The conference is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Featured speakers include Diane Ellis, Director of the Division of Insurance and Research with the FDIC, Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury Secretary, and Jelena McWilliams, Chairman of the FDIC, and Robin Prager, Federal Reserve Board Chair. 

Other speakers in the full day event include presentations from academic scholars. Biographies for featured speakers are available

A complete agenda is available as well as more information about the conference purpose and expected discussions.  

Who Should Attend? 

The conference website indicates the conference should be of interest to:

  • Academic experts and thought leaders,
  • Representatives from banks that use or are considering using emerging technologies,
  • Representatives from firms offering emerging technologies,
  • Representatives from bank trade associations,
  • Thought leaders on the use of technology in the business of banking,
  • Leaders of consumer and community organizations, and
  • Representatives from federal and state financial regulatory agencies.

Questions should be directed to: Fintech2019@fdic.gov

Updates leading up to the conference will be posted with hashtag #FDICFintech2019.


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