Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors

Community Banking in the 21st Century

October 2-3, 2013, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

The Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) hosted “Community Banking in the 21st Century,” a national community banking research and policy conference Oct. 2-3, 2013, at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Community bankers, academics, policymakers and bank supervisors from across the country gathered at this first-of-its-kind research conference to focus on the challenges and opportunities facing the 21st century community bank. Research of note for the community banking sector was presented along with the findings of a comprehensive series of community banker town halls hosted this past spring and summer by state bank commissioners.

St. Louis Fed senior vice president of Banking Supervision and Regulation Julie Stackhouse gave welcoming remarks, followed by opening comments from CSBS President and CEO John Ryan, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Keynote speakers were Dorothy A. Savarese, chairman, president and CEO, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, Orleans, Mass. (Oct. 2), and Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell (Oct. 3).

Questions? Please contact communitybankingconference@stls.frb.org.