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2021 Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and Policy Conference

Taking place virtually on Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, the research conference will bring together community bankers, academics, policymakers and bank regulators to discuss the latest research on community banking.

Community Banking in the 21st Century

The ninth annual Community Banking in the 21st Century research and policy conference—sponsored by the Federal Reserve System, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC)—will be hosted as a virtual event spanning two afternoon sessions on Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, 2021. The conference brings together community bankers, academics, policymakers and bank regulators to discuss the latest research on community banking.

The conference presents an innovative approach to the study of community banks. Academics explore issues raised by the industry in a neutral, empirical manner and present their findings at the conference. Community bankers contribute to an annual national survey prior to the conference and then participate directly in the conference by serving as keynote speakers and panelists, and by providing feedback to the research presented. For more information, please contact conference@communitybanking.org.

Conference Agenda

2021 Conference Hosted Virtually via WebEx | Livestream via communitybanking.org | All Times Reflected in ET


September 28-29, 2021

  • Tuesday, September 28
  • Welcome
  • Presentation of Findings from the 2021 CSBS National Survey of Community Banks
  • Keynote Remarks
  • Break
  • Research Paper Session(s)
  • Break
  • Keynote Conversation
  • Wrap-Up
  • Wednesday, September 29
  • Community Banker Keynote
  • 2021 CSBS Winning Case Study
  • Break
  • Research Paper Sessions
  • Break
  • Panel
  • Conference Wrap-up