According to the Conference of State Bank Supervisors’ (CSBS) 2023 Annual Survey of Community Banks, community bankers across the nation ranked net interest margins, economic conditions and loan demand as their highest external risks. Inflation was described as a persistent, but manageable challenge. Meanwhile, cybersecurity remains the top internal challenge, although it dropped by 16% from last year as a very important risk, perhaps indicating that banks are more prepared. Despite these challenges, community bankers reported they expect the strength of relationship-based lending to expand more than transactional lending. more →
The 2023 planning committee welcomes registered attendees to the 11th annual Community Banking Research Conference.
Please note: The conference will offer a livestream on communitybanking.org through the entirety of the conference. A recording of the conference will be posted at a later date.
The conference, co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve System, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023, and from 8:30 a.m.- Noon Central time on Thursday, October 5, 2023.
North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions Commissioner and CSBS Chair Lise Kruse will provide welcome remarks for the 2023 Community Banking Research Conference, which will be held Oct. 4 and Oct. 5, 2023. more →
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Jeffrey Schmid will provide welcome remarks for the 2023 Community Banking Research Conference, which will be held Oct. 4 and Oct. 5, 2023. Jeff Schmid is president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, where he leads a workforce of 2,000 people located in offices in Kansas City, Denver, Oklahoma City and Omaha.
Jeff Szyperski, chairman, president and CEO of Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc. and Chesapeake Bank, Kilmarnock, Va., will be the community banker keynote speaker for the 2023 Community Banking Research Conference, which will be held Oct. 4 - 5, 2023. Co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) the 2023 conference will be the eleventh annual gathering of community bankers, academics, policymakers and bank regulators to discuss the latest research on community banking. more →