Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Office of Thrift Supervision
For Immediate Release
June 9, 2008
Federal Banking Agencies Announce Third Annual Interagency
Minority Depository Institutions National Conference
July 16-18, 2008 - Chicago, Illinois
WASHINGTON — The federal bank and thrift regulatory agencies announced today the agenda and keynote speaker for the 2008 Interagency Minority Depository Institutions (MDI) National Conference. The theme of this year’s conference for federally insured MDIs will be "Know Your Business, Grow Your Business." This year's keynote speaker will be Robert L. Johnson, founder and Chairman, The RLJ Companies.
Representatives from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Federal Reserve Board, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and Office of Thrift Supervision will address a wide range of issues regarding the challenges MDIs face today in ensuring their long-term success and viability.
The 2008 Interagency Minority Depository Institutions National Conference will be held at the Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, from July 16-18, 2008.
Confirmed participants include:
FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair
FRB Governor Randall Kroszner
OCC Comptroller John Dugan
OTS Director John Reich