Dr. Ben S. Bernanke Selected as Keynote Speaker for Schwab’s IMPACT® 2014 Conference

Friday, February 28, 2014 7:49 am PST



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"We are delighted to have former chairman Bernanke at IMPACT 2014"

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Ben S. Bernanke, former chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, will provide a keynote address at Schwab’s IMPACT 2014 conference, the annual gathering of registered investment advisors (RIAs), scheduled for November 4-7 in Denver, Co.



One of the nation’s leading economic thinkers, Dr. Ben S. Bernanke is the author of several books and numerous articles on topics including monetary policy and macroeconomics. Prior to his tenure at the Federal Reserve, Dr. Bernanke served as chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee. He was also previously chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers. Prior to public life, Dr. Bernanke had an extensive career in academia, notably as a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University. He also served seven years as chairman of the Princeton Economic Department.



Dr. Bernanke will discuss issues related to the U.S. economy and share insight from his tenure as Chairman of the Federal Reserve.


IMPACT® will be held at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Co., November 4 – 7, 2014.

"We are delighted to have former chairman Bernanke at IMPACT 2014,” said Victoria Sandvig, vice president events and production services, Schwab Advisor Services. “His distinct perspective and experience will provide invaluable insight to our audience of advisors. He’ll provide a great cornerstone to the overall program in Denver.”

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