Conference News

  • 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 →

  • 2020 Community Banking Conference Continues Thursday

    The second day of the eighth annual Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference continues Thursday from at 1-4 p.m. Eastern Time. Laurie Stewart, president and CEO of Seattle, Washington-based Sound Community Bank, will kick things off with this year's community banker keynote speech. The conference is being held virtually via the Webex meeting platform this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also being livestreamed and can be viewed via this website's homepage. more →

  • CSBS "Five Questions for Five Bankers" Now Available Online

    The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) has released its "Five Questions for Five Bankers" compilation as a separate publication this year. The compilation, usually included as part of the annual CSBS National Survey of Community Banks, is comprised of responses from bankers from around the country that provide qualitative insights that complement the data reported in the survey. more →

  • 2020 Community Banking Virtual Conference Starts Today

    Attendees from around the world will participate in the eighth annual Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference, which will begins today at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference is being held virtually via the Webex meeting platform this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is also being livestreamed and can be viewed via this website's homepage. more →

  • CSBS Survey Shows Pandemic Impact on Community Banks

    Concern about business conditions surpassed funding as the greatest challenge for community banks as they navigated the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Conference of State Bank Supervisors’ (CSBS) seventh annual national survey of community banks. more →

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