EVENT: Archive Aug 26, 2011

Day 2: 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.


Friday, August 26, 2011, 8:45 a.m.


CFTC’s Conference Center, 1155 21st, NW, Washington DC


The second day will consist of two academic panels. The first panel, organized jointly with the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the U.S. Department of Energy, will focus on issues related to the energy markets. The second panel, organized jointly with the Economic Research Service (ERS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will address issues associated with the agricultural markets.

Listening Information:


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
Domestic Toll-Free Number:
(866) 844-9416
Participant Passcode/Pin:

The meeting will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis.

Press Release 6094-11


Conference Video

Last Updated: September 1, 2011