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Minority Depository Institution National Conference - Miami Beach, Florida
Minority Depository Institution National Conference
August 1-3, 2006
Miami Beach Resort and Spa
Miami Beach, Florida

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2006

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.REGISTRATION
(Mediterranean Center Foyer)
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.RECEPTION
(Starlight Roof Ballroom)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2006

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
(Mediterranean Center)

LATE REGISTRATION
(Mediterranean Center Foyer)
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.OPENING REMARKS
(Mediterranean East)

Martin J. Gruenberg, Vice Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. REGULATORY PANEL
(Mediterranean East)

Moderator: Sandra Thompson, Acting Director, FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Washington level executives from the FDIC, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve Board, and the Office of Thrift Supervision speak on major issues within their respective agencies (with a focus on MDIs), and provide updates on pertinent banking related legislation

Panelists: Montrice Yakimov, Assistant Managing Director, Compliance and Consumer Protection, Office of Thrift Supervision; Molly Wassom, Associate Director, Federal Reserve Board; Larry Beard, Deputy Comptroller for Licensing, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
9:30 – 10:15 a.m.TRADE ASSOCIATION PANEL
(Mediterranean East)

Moderator: John F. Carter, San Francisco Regional Director, FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Representatives from Industry Groups, with predominant Minority memberships, discuss issues and concerns facing their members

Panelists: J.D. Colbert, Native American Bankers Association; Floyd Weekes, National Bankers Association; William G. Smith, Mbank Council of America's Community Bankers
10:15 – 10:45amBREAK
(Mediterranean Center)
10:45 – 11:45am DISASTER PLANNING AND RECOVERY
(Mediterranean East)

Moderator: M. Anthony Lowe, Dallas Deputy Regional Director, FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection
Participants discuss how to plan for business disruptions resulting from disasters, and provide examples of homeownership and financial counseling, referral, and other services to customers

Panelists: John Hope Bryant, Chairman, Operation Hope; Alden McDonald, President and CEO, Liberty Bank and Trust, New Orleans; Kenneth D. Wade, Chief Executive Officer, NeighborWorks America, ; Brad Joiner, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Automation, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
11:45 – 1:15 p.m.LUNCH WITH SPEAKER
(Mediterranean Center)

Thomas J. Curry, Member of the Board of Directors, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Chairman, NeighborWorks America

A discussion of how NeighborWorks supports efforts to revitalize underserved or economically depressed communities
1:15 – 2:30 p.m.SERVING THE UNBANKED MARKET:
BROADENING ACCESS TO THE FINANCIAL MAINSTREAM
(Mediterranean East)

Moderator: Michael Frias, Community Affairs Officer and Project Manager for FDIC's Unbanked Campaign

A panel discussion, including public and private sector perspectives, on "blue ribbon" strategies and initiatives to help bring underserved populations, including immigrants, into the economic and financial mainstream

Panelists: Elizabeth McQuerry, Assistant Vice President, Retail Payments Office, Federal Reserve Board; Ellen Seidman, Executive Vice President, National Policy and Partnership Development, ShoreBank Corporation; Paul Lopez
Senior Vice President, Park Federal Savings Bank
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. DEPOSIT INSURANCE REFORM: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOUR BANK

Arthur J. Murton, PH.D., Director, FDIC Division of Insurance and Research
3:15 – 3:30 p.m.BREAK
(Mediterranean Center)
3:30 – 5:00 p.m.BREAKOUT SESSIONS / TABLE TOP DISCUSSIONS

Rotation 1:  3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Rotation 2:  4:15 – 5:00 p.m.

Selections:
(Mediterranean West, Castillian and Valencia East, Madrid and Valencia West)

Bank Secrecy and PATRIOT Act Issues, Lisa Arquette, Associate Director, FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Converting a Bank to a Sales Culture, Alden McDonald, CEO, Liberty Bank and Trust Company, New Orleans; Ignacio Urrabazo, CEO, Commerce Bank, Laredo; Kirk Holt, Assistant Regional Director, FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Creating Partnerships among Minority Banks/Minority Colleges & Universities, Floyd Weekes, National Bankers Association, Will Lucas, Supervisory Examiner, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2006

7:00 – 8:00 a.m.BUFFET BREAKFAST
(Mediterranean Center)
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.OPTIONS AND ALTERNATIVES: DIRECT CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND INDIRECT INVESTMENT THROUGH INTERMEDIARIES AND OTHERS
(Mediterranean East)

Moderator: William A. Stark, Deputy Director, FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Experts from the world of investment banking and community development explore efficient ways to assist community banks and thrifts in attracting technical assistance, capital investment and other financial assistance to leverage in developing communities

Panelists: Paul O'Connor, Managing Director, Ryan Beck and Company; Saurabh Narain, Chief Fund Advisor, National Community Investment Fund
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN FRAUD DETECTION AND PREVENTION
(Mediterranean East)

Moderator: Michael B. Benardo, Chief, Cyber Fraud and Financial Crimes Section, FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

A panel discussion on identity theft and fraud, including the technological challenges facing banking institutions with regard to phishing and other scams

Panelists: Robert W. Hurd, NBE, CISA, CISSP, Bank Information Technology Analyst, Bank Technology Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Steve Kenneally, Director, Payments and Technology Policy America's Community Bankers; Brian Stewart, Sales Executive Business Development, VeriSign Payment Services
10:00 – 10:15a.m.BREAK
(Mediterranean Center)
10:15 – 11:15a.m. EMERGING ISSUES IN CONSUMER PROTECTIONS & CRA
(Mediterranean East)

Moderator: David Lewis, Manager, Community Affairs, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

A panel presentation of "hot topic" issues in compliance and CRA

Panelists: Celeste Anderson, Senior Project Manager, Office of Thrift Supervision; Gary Clayton, Senior Consumer Affairs Examiner, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Calvin Hagins, Director for Compliance Policy, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Bobbie Jean Norris, Senior Advisor, FDIC Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

CLOSING COMMENTS


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