FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams Will Address 2021 Conference

FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams Jelena McWilliams, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), will address the 2021 Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference, which will be held Sept. 28 - 29, 2021. Co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the FDIC, the 2021 conference will be the ninth annual gathering of community bankers, academics, policymakers and bank regulators to discuss the latest research on community banking.

Conference News

  • 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 →

  • 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 →

  • 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 →

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