Conference News

  • Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2021 Emerging Scholars Program

    Applications are now being accepted for the Emerging Scholars program as part of the 2021 Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference. The program welcomes Ph.D. students who are considering or working on a dissertation on a banking-related topic. All applications are due June 14, 2021 and up to three winners will be announced July 31, 2021. more →

  • 2021 CSBS Case Study Competition

    The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has announced that 52 student teams from 37 colleges and universities across the nation have entered the 2021 CSBS Community Bank Case Study Competition. more →

  • 2021 Call for Papers And Award for Top Paper Now Open

    The call for papers for the 2021 Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference is now open through June 4. This is the ninth year for the conference, which is sponsored by the Federal Reserve, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC). The goal of the conference is to bring together leading academics, CEOs and presidents of community banks, and senior leadership from the Fed, CSBS and the FDIC. more →

  • Most Significant Contribution for Banking Research Paper for 2020 Announced

    The conference committee is pleased to announce the selection of “Shared Destinies? Small Banks and Small Business Consolidation” as the paper that made the “most significant contribution to banking research” at the 2020 Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference. The authors of the winning paper are Claire Brennecke, economist, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Stefan Jacewitz, chief of the Quantitative Risk Analysis Section of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) and Jonathan Pogach, chief of the FDIC’s Financial Modeling and Research Section. more →

  • Fed Gov. Bowman Gives Keynote on "Community Banks Rise to the Challenge"

    On the first day of this year's conference, Federal Reserve Governor Michelle Bowman gave opening keynote remarks that addressed how community banks have risen to the challenge of serving their customers during the COVID-19 pandemic and the corresponding economic slowdown. more →

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