18th Annual Regional & Community Bankers Conference 18th Annual Regional & Community Bankers Conference

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
1:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
600 Atlantic Avenue
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As in years past, the conference will kick off at 1:30 pm, with a variety of speakers who will provide insight into the Federal Reserve’s perspective on current industry issues affecting New England Regional and Community banks. A cocktail reception will follow in our Harborview Dining Room.


1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Regional Economic Outlook

Jeffrey Thompson

Senior Economist and Policy Advisor

Director of the New England Public Policy Center

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

FedNowSM: Real Time Gross Settlement Service

Nick Stanescu

Senior Vice President

Business Executive of the FedNowSM Service

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

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3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.


3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Fintech, Blockchain and Software’s Impact on Banking

Jeffrey J. Bussgang

Venture Capitalist, Flybridge Capital Partners

Professor, Harvard Business School

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4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker

Eric S. Rosengren

President and Chief Executive Officer

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

Harborview Dining Room on the 31st Floor


Joanna Alfama
Haidee Patterson