Fintech: Innovation, Inclusion and Risks


Friday, March 4, 2022 – Saturday, March 5, 2022





The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the Lam Larsen FinTech Initiative at San Francisco State University, and the Center for Analytical Finance at the University of California at Santa Cruz are jointly hosting the inaugural conference on Fintech: Innovation, Inclusion, and Risks on March 4-5, 2022.

This event will explore risks and opportunities arising from the use of stablecoins, decentralized finance, artificial intelligence and other rapidly evolving technologies. We will also examine how these innovations impact financial access, sustainability, and systemic risk. Registration is now open and sessions will be streamed to all registrants via Zoom.

March 4, 2022 (all times PST)

9:00 AM – Conference Opening Remarks

9:10 AM – Keynote Address

9:25 AM – A Conversation on Decentralized Finance

10:15 AM – Innovation in Research: Fintech Lending

11:40 AM – Future of Banking

1:15 PM – Regulating Fintech

2:30 PM – Innovation in Research: Stablecoins

March 5, 2022 (all times PST)

10:00 AM – Opening Remarks

10:10 AM – Keynote Address

10:35 AM – Innovation in Research: Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain

12:30 PM – Fintech & Sustainability

1:30 PM – Innovation in Research: Machine Learning Trends in Finance

View the full list of speakers here.