Day 1: Conference on Commodity Markets
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Office of Chief Economist will host a high-level research conference on August 25-26, 2011, to discuss key issues affecting commodity markets.
Thursday, August 25, 2011, 9:00 a.m.
CFTC’s Conference Center, 1155 21st, NW, Washington DC
The first day of the conference will feature presentations of academic papers grouped into three distinct subject areas: commodity index trading, market sentiment, and hedging and arbitrage.
Call-in to a toll-free or toll-telephone line to connect to a live audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name and affiliation. Conference call information is listed below
Domestic Toll-Free Number: (203) 369-5026
The meeting will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.