• San Francisco Fed President Williams to Speak at 2017 Conference

    Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President and CEO John Williams will deliver one of the keynote addresses during the 2017 Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference, taking place Oct. 4-5 at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Opening remarks will be given by St. Louis Fed President James Bullard and Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) Chairman-Elect Albert L. Forkner, State Banking Commissioner, Wyoming Division of Banking.

  • National Survey of Community Banks Now Live

    Survey Of Community Banks On Monday, April 17, state banking commissioners from across the country began to distribute a link to the 2017 National Survey of Community Banks to community banks in their states. The survey, conducted by the state banking regulatory agencies and CSBS, is designed to give researchers and policymakers an opportunity to hear directly from bankers on a range of important topics. Results from the survey will be compiled and presented during the 2017 Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference. Read the findings from the 2016 survey (PDF)

  • Call for Papers: Submissions Due June 16 for the 2017 Conference

    Research Paper Session Image The Federal Reserve System and CSBS are seeking papers for the 2017 Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference. The conference committee invites submissions that address all aspects of community banking, including but not limited to: the role of community banks in the U.S. financial system; advantages and disadvantages of the community bank business model; the effects of government policy on community banks; significant challenges faced by community banks; and new opportunities for community banks. The conference will take place Oct. 4-5 at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Papers should be submitted by June 16 to conference@communitybanking.org.


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