April 2016 Meeting

Date: April 7, 2016

Location: DoubleTree Campbell Centre

Address: 8250 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX 75206

Time: 10:30am to 2:30pm

Registration cost before March 31: $35 – Members and $45 – Non Members (Note: Refunds will not be issued after 5 pm on the Friday prior to the meeting)

Registration cost after March 31 / Walk-ins: $45 – Members and $55 – Non Members

Walk-ins Welcomed!!

Session 1:

Title: “Bitcoin, in the news”

In this session, attendees will learn about:

  • The current state of Bitcoin
  • Issues surrounding Bitcoin
  • Major developments in Bitcoin
  • Recent government reactions to Bitcoin

Session 2:

Title: “Bitcoin, how it functions”

In this session, attendees will learn about:

  • The basics of Bitcoin creation
  • The basics of Bitcoin Security
  • The goals of Bitcoin economy
  • The interaction between Bitcoin and traditional national economic systems

Session 3:

Title: “Bitcoin, where it goes”

In this session, attendees will learn about:

  • Why does a non-national currency economy have appeal?
  • What are the risks of a non-national currency economy?
  • Who stands to benefit from a non-national currency economy?


Speaker: Stephen Clayton
Supervisor, Community Engagement


Stephen Clayton joined the Communication and Outreach department at the Dallas Fed in August, 2010. He assumed responsibility for the Bank’s community engagement department in October of 2015.  Clayton is responsible for providing relevant and timely information on the Federal Reserve System, economic concepts, monetary policy and personal finance to audiences across the Eleventh District, including community groups, trade associations and service organizations. Prior to joining the Dallas Fed, Clayton was a financial advisor at Edward Jones Investments in Carrollton, Texas. He has been published in the Journal of Quantitative Analysis in Sports and written publications for the Dallas Fed. Clayton has a BA from Austin College with a focus on economics, philosophy and math and pursued graduate studies in economics at the University of North Texas.


CPEs Offered: 3

Event CPE Details:

  • Number of CPE hours: 3
  • Prerequisites Required: None
  • Advanced Preparation: None
  • Delivery Method: Group-Live
  • You must sign in at the conference to receive CPE credit.
  • An online CPE certificate will be available to print after you have completed the online evaluation survey.

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