SF Federal Reserve President and CEO Janet Yellen to deliver keynote address May 27

Janet Yellen, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, will deliver the keynote address on Saturday, May 27, during the upcoming conference of the Santa Cruz Center for International Economics (SCCIE) at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Yellen's talk, "Monetary Policy in a Global Environment," will begin at 9 p.m. PDT in the University Center at UCSC. The rest of the conference, which begins at 9 a.m., will take place in the Seymour Center at UCSC's Long Marine Laboratory overlooking the Monterey Bay.

Sessions will focus on global currency relationships, global imbalances--challenges and solutions, currency market interventions, and a panel discussion among senior academics, policy makers, and financial market participants on the euro and the dollar in a globalized economy. The full agenda is available at conference.

The conference, "The Euro and the Dollar in a Globalized Economy," is funded by the Delegation of the European Commission in Washington, D.C., and jointly sponsored by SCCIE, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI) at the University of Bonn.


Note to Journalists: This event is not open to the public; reporters who would like to attend are asked to RSVP to Holly Tyler at (831) 459-1553.