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Take a look back at the 2021 program.

  • Tuesday, March 16

  • Wednesday, March 17

Tuesday, March 16

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

GENERAL SESSION

Welcome Remarks

  • Rob Nichols, President and CEO, American Bankers Association
 

In Conversation: Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) and James Ballentine

  • Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio)
    Chairwoman, Congressional Black Caucus
    Chairwoman, House Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity & Inclusion
  • James Ballentine
    Executive Vice President, Congressional Relations and Political Affairs, American Bankers Association
 
 

Addressing Economic Inclusion through Safe and Affordable Bank Accounts

  • Julie Thurlow, President and CEO, Reading Co-Operative Bank
  • Naomi Camper, Chief Policy Officer, American Bankers Association
 
 

Prospects for Bipartisan Cooperation in the 117th Congress

  • Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), Chairman, Senate Energy Committee, Member, Senate Appropriations Committee, Member, Senate Armed Services Committee, Member, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee
  • Rob Engstrom, Chief Political Strategist, American Bankers Association

 

 
 

COVID-19 Update: How Much Light at the End of the Tunnel?
ABA's Paul Benda offers his latest COVID update for banks.

  • Paul Benda, Senior Vice President, Risk and Cyber Policy, American Bankers Association
 

State of the Industry: The View from Outside Washington
CEOs from banks of all sizes offer their perspective on the state of the banking sector, the industry's response to the pandemic, and policy actions that can boost the recovery.

  • Jim Edwards, CEO, United Bank (moderator)
  • A. Scott Anderson, President & CEO, Zions Bank
  • Kenneth Kelly, Chairman & CEO, First Independence Bank
  • Patricia Weigel, President & CEO, Norway Savings Bank
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, March 17

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

GENERAL SESSION

Welcome

  • Peter Cook, EVP & Chief Communications Officer, American Bankers Association
 

Chairman's Address

  • Jim Edwards, CEO, United Bank & Chair, American Bankers Association
 

The View From the White House

  • Cedric Richmond, Senior Advisor to the President and Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement
  • Rob Nichols, President & CEO, American Bankers Association
 
 

Remarks

  • Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Chairman, Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
 

In Conversation: Chairman Jelena McWilliams and Rob Nichols

  • Jelena McWilliams, Chairman, FDIC
  • Rob Nichols, President and CEO, American Bankers Association
 
 

In Conversation: Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Duncan Campbell, President & CEO, Pennsylvania Bankers Association

  • Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pennsylvania), Ranking Member, Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee
  • Duncan Campbell, President & CEO, Pennsylvania Bankers Association
 
 

Speakers and sessions subject to change.

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