Oct. 7 economic inclusion panel to learn results of ‘last mile of the unbanked’ tech sprint

A filled-out agenda for next week’s virtual, public meeting of the economic inclusion advisory panel of the federal insurer of bank deposits was released Friday and includes a rundown of the panelists slated to discuss the agency’s recently concluded tech sprint on banking the unbanked.

This portion of the meeting of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion will be moderated by Sultan Meghji, the agency’s chief innovation officer. Panelists include representatives from the agency’s Office of Innovation and organizations that participated in the tech sprint, launched in July and titled “Breaking Down Barriers: Reaching the Last Mile of the Unbanked.”

The 1 – 5 p.m. ET meeting will also include a discussion of housing assistance programs and market update, with panelists from the FDIC’s division of depositor and consumer protection and its Center for Financial Research, NeighborWorks America, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency. A discussion of expanding account access during tax time will include representatives of the FDIC, the Consumer Finanical Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Connecticut Association of Human Services.

FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams will give opening and closing remarks.

The meeting will be webcast live.

Meeting agenda