ABA Government Relations Summit

March 23 – 25, 2015 • Washington Marriott Marquis • Washington DC
*Open to Bankers, Bank Directors & Trustees and State Association Executives only.

 

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2015 Schedule


Monday, March 23
6:30 am – 7:00 pm Registration & Information
7:00 am – 3:30 pm 2015 ABA Mutual Community Bank Conference
7:30 am – Noon Professional Development Council Meeting (by invitation only)
8:00 am – 11:00 am Banker Community Engagement Council Meeting (by invitation only)
8:30 am – 10:15 am Alliance of State Bankers Associations (by invitation only)
10:30 am – 11:30 am Banker Advocacy and Grassroots Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
Noon – 2:00 pm Government Relations Council Administrative Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Emerging Leaders Forum (Pre-registration required)
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Orientation for Capitol Hill Visits (open to all attendees)
5:00 pm – 5:45 pm Emerging Leaders Forum Reception (Pre-registration required)
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Women's Leadership Forum Reception (Pre-registered attendees only)
6:15 pm – 7:30 pm Evening Reception with Small Plates and Tastings
7:30 pm Evening on Your Own

Tuesday, March 24
7:00 am – 11:30 am Registration & Information
7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast Buffet
7:45 am – 8:30 am Dialogue with Regulators: FDIC, Federal Reserve, OCC
  • Federal Reserve
    Maryann Hunter
    Deputy Director, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation
    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
     
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
    Doreen Eberley 
    Director, Division of Risk Management Supervision
     
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
    Darrin Benhart
    Deputy Comptroller for Supervision Risk Management
     
  • Moderator: Hu Benton, Vice President, Banking Policy, American Bankers Association
8:40 am – 11:30 am GENERAL SESSION

Welcome

  • ​John Ikard, ABA Chairman
    President and CEO
    FirstBank Holding Company, Lakewood, CO
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX)
Chairman, House Financial Services Committee

Remarks​
  • John Ikard, ABA Chairman
    President and CEO
    FirstBank Holding Company, Lakewood, CO
     
  • Frank Keating
    President and CEO
    American Bankers Association, Washington, DC

Talking Data Breaches with Congress

  • Moderator: J. Duncan Campbell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pennsylvania Bankers Association
  • ​Panel: Sean Farrell, Policy Advisor, Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Call on Congress to Act

 

  • R. Daniel Blanton, ABA Chairman-Elect
    President and CEO
    Georgia Bank & Trust, Augusta, GA
     
  • Laurie Stewart
    Chairman, ABA Government Relations Council
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc., Seattle, WA
     
  • James Ballentine
    EVP, Congressional Relations and Political Affairs
    American Bankers Association, Washington, DC
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Lunch
11:30 am – 2:30 pm: Depart for Capitol Hill
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Capitol Hill Visits
5:00 pm Evening on Your Own

Wednesday, March 25
7:00 am – 11:30 am Registration & Information
7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast Buffet
7:45 am – 8:30 am Dialogue with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • Meredith Fuchs
    General Counsel
    Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, Washington, DC​
     
  • Ginny O'Neill
    VP and Asst. Chief Council for Regulatory Compliance
    American Bankers Association​, Washington, DC​
8:40 am – 11:30 am GENERAL SESSION

Reports from the Hill
  • R. Daniel Blanton, ABA Chairman-Elect
    President and CEO
    Georgia Bank & Trust, Augusta, GA​
     
  • James Ballentine
    EVP, Congressional Relations and Political Affairs
    American Bankers Association, Washington, DC

Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
House Majority Leader​

Banker ​Advo​cate of the Year Awards

11:45 am - 2:15 pm Women's Leadership Forum (Pre-registration required)

*Program subject to change

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Program ​Questions? Please contact Susan Bonney for more information.