The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia invites fintech professionals, researchers, and subject matter experts to the Eighth Annual Fintech Conference. This event is co-organized with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, the University of Cambridge, and the Brookings Institution.

When: October 22–23, 2024

Where: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Ten Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106

This conference is part of a series that provides a platform for fintech experts from various backgrounds to come together to discuss emerging issues in financial technology, their impact, and the appropriate policy responses.

Past topics have included the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence and machine learning; the future of blockchain; digital cash, including central bank digital currencies and stablecoins; and buy now, pay later.

We will continue the discussion this year to incorporate more recent shifts in the fintech landscape, including:

  • real-world asset tokenization;
  • tokenized deposits;
  • banking-as-a-service; and
  • the potential role of fintech in shaping the future of finance.

Registration is free, but in-person space is limited. If you aren’t able to attend in person, there is an option to attend virtually. Last year, about 150 people attended in person and about 1,300 attendees participated remotely. Registration will open to the general public at a later date. Please check back soon.

See event pages and materials from previous conferences: 

2024 Organizing Committee

  • Julapa Jagtiani, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Richard Herring, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Patricia Mosser, Columbia University
  • Aaron Klein, The Brookings Institution
  • Andrei Kirilenko, University of Cambridge
  • Raghu Rau, University of Cambridge