July 20, 2017 meeting of the Financial Research Advisory Committee

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The 10th meeting of the committee, held in the Benjamin Strong Room at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, included discussions of the OFR’s monitoring efforts and Financial Stability Monitor, the OFR Financial Stress Index, Legal Entity Identifier adoption, cybersecurity and financial stability, and updates from a committee working group.


​9:15 a.m.
​9:30 a.m.

Susan Stiehm, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Financial Research (OFR)

​9:35 a.m.
Keynote Address

Craig Phillips, Senior Counselor, U.S. Department of the Treasury

​10:05 a.m.
Opening Remarks and OFR Update

Richard Berner, OFR Director
Lewis Alexander, Chairman

​10:30 a.m.
OFR Updates and Committee Discussion

Topic: OFR’s Monitoring Efforts and Financial Stability Monitor — Viktoria Baklanova, Acting Associate Director, Research, and Analysis Center (RAC), and Adam Minson, Financial Stability Advisor, RAC
Topic: The OFR Financial Stress Index — Phillip Monin, Researcher, RA

​12:00 p.m.
Webcast Intermission
​1:00 p.m.
Webcast Resumes
OFR Updates and Committee Discussion

Topic: Legal Entity Identifier Adoption — Con Crowley, Chief Data Officer
Topic: Cyber and Financial Stability Initiative — Stacey Schreft, Deputy Director, and Simpson Zhang, Researcher, RAC

​2:15 p.m.
Working Group Updates

Financial Innovations, Michael Wellman, Cochair

2:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks

Richard Berner
Lewis Alexander
Randy Kroszner
Susan Stiehm

3:00 p.m.

OFR Presentations

Discussion Topics

Committee Working Group Presentation