A key purpose of the Institute is to provide a forum for sharing and discussing critical knowledge and new ideas. We host conferences that present scholarly studies as well as findings from industry, consumer, and public sector participants.

Workshop on Credit Card Lending and Payments (Virtual Conference)

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

September 16 – 17, 2020

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Workshops and Seminars

The Consumer Finance Institute hosts in-house workshops and research seminars during which invited guests lead discussions on a variety of consumer finance and payments topics to inform Bank staff and Federal Reserve System colleagues.
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Event Archive



Before the launch of the Consumer Finance Institute, the Payment Cards Center hosted conferences and workshops on a broad array of consumer credit and payments topics. Summaries of many of these discussions are available in our event archive.
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