Fed Gov. Jerome Powell and Oklahoma Banker Gene Rainbolt to Deliver Keynote Speeches
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with the St. Louis Fed's Suzanne Jenkins or CSBS's Rockhelle Johnson
ST. LOUIS ― Community bankers, academics, policymakers and bank supervisors from around the country will meet Sept. 28-29 in St. Louis for the fourth annual “Community Banking in the 21st Century” research and policy conference. The conference is hosted by the Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and features the latest in community banking research.
This year’s conference will be begin at 9 a.m. Central time on Wednesday, Sept. 28, and will conclude the afternoon of Sept. 29. The conference will be livestreamed via www.communitybanking.org.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis James Bullard will give welcoming remarks, along with CSBS Chairman and Commissioner of the Texas Department of Banking Charles Cooper, and Julie Stackhouse, executive vice president of Banking Supervision and Regulation for the St. Louis Fed. John Ryan, CSBS president and CEO, will wrap up the conference on Sept. 29.
Keynote speakers will include Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans, and H.E. "Gene" Rainbolt, chairman of BancFirst Corp. in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Day-one of the conference will feature the presentation of research papers submitted and selected for the conference. The research will be presented in three sessions, with each featuring a panel discussion and Q&A led by both a moderator and a community banker. The first day will also feature a presentation by a team of students from Southeastern Louisiana University, the winners of the 2016 CSBS Community Bank Case Study Competition.
Day-two of the conference will conclude with the release of the results from the 2016 Community Banking in the 21st Century national survey and a panel discussion of the survey findings.
More information about the 2016 conference, as well as videos, papers and presentations from previous conferences, can be found at www.communitybanking,org.