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Minority Depository Institution National Conference - Miami Beach, Florida

August 1-3, 2006

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is hosting a national conference for federally insured minority-owned banks and thrifts on the challenges they face and developments that are key to ensuring their long-term success and viability. The conference will be held at the Miami Beach Resort and Spa in Miami Beach, Florida, from August 1-3, 2006. Representatives from the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Office of Thrift Supervision will also participate in the conference.

The conference presents a unique opportunity for bankers, regulatory officials, and private industry representatives to exchange knowledge and increase awareness on matters affecting minority-owned institutions.

  • Keynote speakers will include FDIC Director Thomas Curry, and Banker, Entrepreneur, and Black Entertainment Television Founder Robert Johnson (Invited).
  • Senior-level policymakers from each of the regulatory agencies will participate in addressing issues on the horizon in their areas, particularly as they relate to minority institutions, and provide updates on pertinent banking-related legislation.
  • Panel discussions will address such topics as contingency and business continuity planning.
  • Private industry presentations will address such issues as the marketing/cross-selling of products and funding alternatives for financial institutions.
  • Also planned are several breakout sessions on topics ranging from deposit insurance reform to recent changes in bankruptcy laws.

Agenda: Minority Depository Institution National Conference - Miami Beach, Florida

Registration
The conference is open to all directors and senior-level officers of minority-owned institutions. When registering for the conference, please return the table top selection form, indicating in numerical preference the topics of greatest interest to you. If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact Ms. Polk at (615) 391-0098, extension 4826.

To register, please complete the registration form using one of the following methods:

Registration Form – Minority Depository Institution National Conference - Miami Beach, Florida - PDF 14k (PDF Help)
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Venue
The Miami Beach Resort and Spa (f/k/a Wyndam Resort Hotel), located at 4833 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida (http://www.miamibeachresortandspa.com/), is offering a discounted rate of $93 per night for reservations made prior to July 21st. Conference participants can make reservations at the discount rate by calling the hotel at (866) 767-6060 before July 21st and requesting the "MDI conference rate."


Last Updated 08/01/2006 communications@fdic.gov