In this one-day seminar, bank directors and executive community bank leadership from across the country will converge to gain new perspectives on corporate board governance and acquire the skills and knowledge needed to promote long-term institutional value.
Directors’ fiduciary roles and responsibilities
Climate-related risks and opportunities
Disruption in the banking industry and your board
Diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices
Who Should Attend:
- Current and incoming bank directors
- Community bank executive leadership (Chairmen, CEOs, CFOs, and COOs)
Continuing Profession Education:
Earn 5 CPE credits for attending the entire seminar.
Banks enrolled in the ICBA Bank Director Program: $199
Banks not enrolled in the ICBA Bank Director Program $249
How To Register
To attend the Annual Bank Director Current Issues Seminar on Feb. 28, 2022, you must be fully registered to attend ICBA LIVE.
Go here to learn more and register or call 800-422-7285 and ask to speak with a member of the ICBA Events Team. Lunch is included with your registration.
Monday, Feb. 28, 2022
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