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Dates When Speakers Are Unavailable

Speakers are not available for presentations from 10 days before through the Friday after a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. These dates are known as blackout dates.

2022 blackout dates: 
January 15 – 27 
March 5 – 17 
April 23 – May 5 
June 4 – 16 
July 16 – 28 
September 10 – 22 
October 22 – November 3

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Organization Information
Our speakers are generally not able to speak at private events sponsored by a for-profit company or at events designed for clients or prospective clients. Additionally, Federal Reserve policy prohibits staff from speaking to political organizations, at political gatherings and at fundraising events.
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