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Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers

Registration for this conference is closed.

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 | 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
(Includes dinner and keynote address)
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 | 7 a.m.–2 p.m.

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64198

This second annual conference is designed to provide senior-level or high-potential middle-management minority bank leaders with industry, leadership and professional development knowledge that will enhance their careers and networks. The Kansas City Fed is sponsoring the event in partnership with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and banks of Atlanta, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Richmond and St. Louis.

Forum topics include:

  • Cultural intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • Leadership development and effectiveness
  • Overview of banking and the economy
  • Panel discussion with top bank leaders
  • U.S. economy and monetary policy

Attendees will also receive resources and have the opportunity to network with other professionals. Check out the full agenda for speakers and session specifics.

Register now to secure your seat. For questions or more information about the conference, please contact Terri Derendinger at 816-881-2031 or

Hotel Accommodations
The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
1 East Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

A limited block of rooms at the conference hotel is open to attendees at the rate of $146 per night, plus charges and taxes. Reservation cutoff date is Sept. 5, 2017. Reserve your room.