Top supervisors from Fed, FDIC to keynote St. Louis Fed’s community bank research, policy conference

Top regulatory supervisors from the Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) will speak next week at a conference focusing on research and policy for community banking.

Randal K. Quarles, the Federal Reserve Board’s vice chairman for supervision, and Jelena McWilliams, chairman of the FDIC Board, will speak during separate sessions at the two-day conference, Oct. 3-4, according to an agenda posted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, which is co-hosting the conference with the leaders’ agencies and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS). The conference is being held at the St. Louis Fed’s headquarters (downtown St. Louis at the intersection of Fourth, St. Charles and Broadway).

McWilliams is slated to give closing remarks for the Oct. 3 program beginning at 5:15 p.m. local time (CT). Quarles is scheduled to deliver the keynote address for the Oct. 4 program beginning at 8:15 a.m. local time.

Also scheduled to speak at the conference are: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta J. Mester (Oct. 3 at 1:15 p.m. CT); CSBS Chair and Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance Commissioner Charlotte Corley (Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. CT); Gerard Cuddy, president and CEO, Beneficial Bank, Philadelphia, Pa. (Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. CT). Other speakers include Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard and CSBS President and CEO John Ryan.

According to the St. Louis Fed, the livestream of the event can be viewed starting Oct. 3 at 1 p.m. CT via the conference site at

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