Speech Requests

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco welcomes opportunities for our senior leaders, economists, and subject matter experts to speak on a number of topics including, but not limited to:

  • Banking Supervision
  • Banking in Asia and the Pacific Rim
  • Cash Circulation, Trends, and Impact
  • Community and Economic Development
  • Economic Conditions
  • Household Financial Stability and Asset Building
  • Monetary Policy
  • Purposes and Functions of the Federal Reserve System

Please note there are timing restrictions for monetary policy, macroeconomic developments, or financial developments speeches, which begin one week before meetings of the FOMC and last until the Friday following the meeting. As such, speakers are not available for engagements during the following periods:

  • January 20-February 1, 2018
  • March 10-22, 2018
  • April 21-May 3, 2018
  • June 2-14, 2018
  • July 21-August 2, 2018
  • September 15-27, 2018
  • October 27-November 9, 2018
  • December 8-20, 2018

We are not accepting requests to speak at political gatherings, fundraising events, events sponsored by investment or financial firms, or to political organizations.

We don’t accept gifts, honoraria, or compensation.

Request a Speaker

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In the space below, please write or paste in a detailed letter of invitation. If you would like to send additional supporting materials in PDF format, you may also email us an attachment at speech.requests@sf.frb.org (please let us know in the box below to expect them). Due to the considerable volume of requests we receive, the more details you provide the more likely we will be able to fulfill your request. Pertinent details may include (but are not limited to) information about the makeup of the audience, previous speakers, other speakers who are part of the same program, a link to an event website, and information on whether there will be members of the press in attendance (and which outlets you anticipate), and a description of the program and the role of the Fed speaker in it.

Is this a fundraising or political event?
Fed speaker is requested for
Fed speaker to engage in Q&A after remarks?
Who will facilitate the Q&A?
Is this event open to the public? *
Will news media be invited or welcomed to attend if they wish? *
Please note most senior leaders and economists are only able to speak at events open to the media.
Will Fed speaker’s remarks be recorded in any way? *
Would the Fed have access and usage rights to the recorded content?
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