Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers

September 27 - 28, 2017

About this event

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, in partnership with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors and the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Richmond and St. Louis, will host the second annual Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers in Kansas City.  The Forum 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.

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.


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Audience

Who should attend?

Senior level or high potential middle management minority bank leaders interested in industry, leadership and professional development.

Event details

Date Time Location
September 27, 2017 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
September 28, 2017 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Kansas City, Missouri 64198

Registration

Early bird pricing of $200 is available until August 1.  Regular conference registration is $225 after August 1. 

Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 1

Final Registration Deadline: September 15 



Registration Deadline: September 15, 2017
Cost: $200

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Hotel Information

Westin Hotel Kansas City at Crown Center 
1 E. Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: (816) 474-4400
Room Rate: $146 + charges and taxes. Reservation cut-off date is September 5, 2017

Please make your reservation by using the following link:   
Federal Reserve Forum for Minority Bankers Room Block September 2017

Should the Westin Hotel Kansas City at Crown Center hotel block for the conference be full, you may still reserve a room there at the regular rate. Below are other hotel options in close proximity to the Federal Reserve Bank:
Residence Inn Downtown Marriott/0.3 miles/2975 Main Street 
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center/0.7 miles/2345 McGee Street
Hilton President Kansas City/1.5 miles/1329 Baltimore Avenue 
Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown/1.6 miles/1301 Wyandotte Street

Contact Information

Terri Derendinger
816-881-2031

Agenda

  • 11 - 12 p.m. Registration
  • 12 - 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Welcome

     

    Tammy Edwards
    Vice President, Community Development and Stakeholder Engagement 
    Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 

  • 12:45 - 1 p.m. Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker Introduction
  • 1 - 1:45 p.m. Keynote
  • 1:45 - 2 p.m. Break
  • 2 - 3 p.m. Overview of Banking and the Economy
  • 3 - 3:15 p.m. Break
  • 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions

    Cultural Intelligence

     

    Andrea Hendricks 
    Assistant Vice President, Deputy Director of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion 
    Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

    Understand and leverage cultural differences. Attendees will discuss how to cultivate their CQ (Cultural Intelligence) to create diverse networks, teams and Boards. CQ exercise.

    Effective Leadership in a Multi-generational Workplace 

    Cybersecurity 

  • 4:15 - 4:30 p.m. Break
  • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Leadership Lessons from the Top: A Discussion with Bank Leaders
  • 5:30 - 6 p.m. Networking Reception
  • 6 - 8 p.m. Dinner and Keynote Address

Agenda

  • 7 - 8:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
  • 8:45 - 9:45 a.m. General Session
  • 9:45 - 10 a.m. Break
  • 10 - 11:15 a.m. The Road to Success: Navigating a Career in the Banking Industry
  • 11:15 - 11:45 a.m. Peer Group Session and Roundtable Discussion
  • 11:45 - 12 p.m. Break
  • 12 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Speaker

    The U.S. Economy and Monetary Policy

     

    Esther George 
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

     

  • 1:45 - 2 p.m. Closing Remarks
  • 2 p.m. Adjourn