Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will address educators in Washington, D.C., and nationwide via video conference, on August 7, 2012. His live message for teachers will focus on the need for personal financial education in the wake of the recent financial crisis. After his remarks, Chairman Bernanke will take questions from K-12 and post-secondary educators of economics, personal finance, and related disciplines, who will be gathered at Federal Reserve Bank offices across the country.
The event takes place from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, August 7, 2012.
Watch the online webcast of the event at http://www.ustream.tv/federalreserve . Twitter users can also follow the Federal Reserve Board's feed, @FederalReserve, and join the discussion about the event by using the hashtag: #FedTownHall.
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Please note that attendance at the conference is by invitation only. Conference attendees and media representatives must register in advance.