Banking Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Conference
June 6, 2017
10:00AM to 2:00PM EDT
The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte - 201 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

A well-functioning banking sector is essential to any modern economy.  And yet since the 2008 financial crisis, increasing regulation has complicated the relationship between banks and the broader economy.  Changes are underway, however, that may open new ways of thinking about banking, bank regulation, and the role the industry may play going forward.  Please join us and our distinguished group of speakers as we explore bank regulation, innovation, and the path forward.

Schedule

9:30 - 10:00AM REGISTRATION
10:00 - 10:10AM WELCOMING REMARKS

Thaya Brook Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute
10:10 - 10:45AM KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Mark A. Calabria, Assistant to the Vice President and Chief Economist

Download a podcast of the ‘Welcoming Remarks’ and ‘Keynote Address’

10:45 - 11:10AM A TALE OF TWO BANKING SYSTEMS: HOW GOVERNMENT REGULATION UNDERMINES STABILITY

George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute

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11:10 - 11:35AM BANKING REGULATION AND FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY

Brian Knight, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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11:35AM - 12:00PM PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF BANKING AND FINANCE

Emily Ekins, Research Fellow and Director of Polling, Cato Institute

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12:00 - 12:30PM RECEPTION
12:30 - 1:50PM LUNCH ADDRESS

Kelly S. King, Chairman and CEO, BB&T Corporation
1:50 - 2:00PM CLOSING REMARKS

Thaya Brook Knight, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute

Download a podcast of the ‘Lunch Address’ and ‘Closing Remarks’