16th Central Bank Conference on the Microstructure of Financial Markets, 7-8 October 2021

The Swiss National Bank will host the 16th Central Bank Conference on the Microstructure of Financial Markets on 7-8 October 2021. This central bank workshop invites researchers, policy-makers and practitioners to discuss theoretical work, empirical findings and policy implications related to the microstructure of financial markets. Keynote Speaker are Thierry Foucault, HEC Paris, and Robert Almgren, Quantitative Brokers.

Conference organisation


Registration is closed.

Admission only with valid COVID certificate

To protect the health of participants, admission to the Microstructure Conference will only be possible with a valid COVID certificate (i.e. vaccinated, recovered or tested). Please note that the Marriott Hotel does not offer COVID rapid tests.

For more information on the COVID certificate and travel restrictions, please refer to the following website: Entering Switzerland (admin.ch).

Please check this website for regular updates, in particular with regard to potential impact from Covid-19.

Virtual attendance

We will provide a Zoom link for virtual participation, details to follow after registration.

Conference venue

Zürich Marriott Hotel, Neumühlequai 42, 8006 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 360 70 70

Getting there

By public transport:

Nearby stations: Stampfenbachplatz (trams no. 11 and 14 or bus no. 46), Sihlquai/HB (trams no. 4, 6 and 13); c. 650 m on foot from HB

By car:

Paid parking places are available in the hotel’s two parking garages. Entrance to parking garage: Neumühlequai 42, 8006 Zurich or Wasserwerkstrasse 6, 8006 Zurich

Organising committee

  • Dagfinn Rime (BI Norwegian Business School)
  • Angelo Ranaldo (University of St.Gallen)
  • Benjamin Anderegg (SNB)
  • Lukas Frei (SNB)
  • Christian Myohl (SNB)

Conference office

Swiss National Bank
Research Coordination
Boersenstrasse 15
P.O. Box
CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland