Release Number 6420-12

November 21, 2012

CFTC to Hold 2012 Research Conference to Discuss Key Issues in Derivatives Markets

Washington, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Office of the Chief Economist will host the 2012 Research Conference on Friday, November 30 to focus on key issues in the derivatives markets. In addition, the conference will address issues relating to high frequency trading, swaps, and commodity markets. The Conference will be open to the public.


CFTC 2012 Research Conference


CFTC Headquarters Conference Center, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581


Friday, November 30, 2012, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Conference agenda: The conference agenda is listed under related documents.

Viewing/Listening Information: The CFTC has made available the following options to access the meeting:

Call-in to a toll-free telephone line to connect to an audio feed. There will be no webcast available for this conference.

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:


Participant Passcode:


Last Updated: November 21, 2012