Sessions at ICBA LIVE

March 12-16, 2023 • Honolulu

Sessions and Learning Labs

ICBA LIVE is saturated with educational sessions and Learning Lab tracks geared towards timely community bank topics to keep your bank and career moving forward.

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Alex Sheen

Founder, Because I Said I Would


Keynote: Because I Said I Would

In a world that is moving at an almost unimaginable pace, it is too easy to say “I’ll get to it” or “tomorrow” which can impact the importance of a promise. As the founder of an international social movement, Alex Sheen believes holding ourselves and each other accountable truly changes humanity for the better. 

Alex shares inspiring stories from the “because I said I would” movement that provide actionable ways to become better at fulfilling promises. Alex warms hearts and lifts smiles of promises kept around the world.

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Jessica Kriegel

Chief Scientist of Workplace Culture, Culture Partners


Keynote: Why a Culture of Employee Fulfillment Outperforms Employee Engagement

Employee fulfillment is key to executing your strategy. Jessica analyzes barriers to fulfillment such as power dynamics, and misplaced competition, and presents an innovative culture model. Learn a framework for balancing the “urgent vs. important” and leave with a new understanding of employee engagement and how to drive true motivation at every level of the bank. 

Colin Coggins and Garrett Brown

Garrett Brown and Colin Coggins

Adjunct Professors of Entrepreneurship


Keynote: The Surprising Mindset of Effective Leaders

Colin and Garrett take audiences on an entertaining journey sharing valuable lessons they’ve learned through countless hours of research and interviews with successful people from all walks of life. One part psychology, one part sociology, all parts authenticity. A winning combination of contagious energy, unpredictable banter, and unique, mindset-focused takeaways. 

Federal Reserve Governor Michelle “Miki” Bowman

Michelle “Miki” Bowman

Federal Reserve Governor


Special Guest

Michelle W. Bowman has been serving as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System since Nov. 26, 2018. Initially appointed to fill the remainder of an unexpired term, in January 2020 she was reappointed and sworn in for a full 14 year term ending Jan. 31, 2034. Prior to her Board appointment, Bowman served as the Kansas state bank commissioner from January 2017 to November 2018, before which she was vice president of Farmers & Drovers Bank in Kansas from 2010 to 2017.

60+ Learning Labs. Tracks and selected sessions.

Damon at ICBA LIVE


Discover technological advances that can enhance your bank’s bottom line, increase its operational efficiencies, support evolving payment systems, and boost its competitiveness.

  • Stablecoin 101. What it is and Why it Matters.
  • Put Your Data to Work. We'll Show You How.


Specialty sessions dedicated to community banks with a specific focus on revenue generation, customer engagement, and organization expansion.

  • Five Cultural Changes that Must Become Business As Usual
  • How Do You Eat the NIM Elephant? One BP at a Time.
  • Marketing and the New Measures of Success
  • Confronting Market Uncertainty Through Risk Management.
Lending Beach


Expert insight and guidance for today’s lending and retail environments including agriculture, small business, consumer, and commercial products.

  • Asset Allocation Strategies that Work
  • Confronting market uncertainty through risk management.
  • CECL's Here. Now What?
  • Modernize Commercial Lending to Stay Competitive
Attendee at ICBA LIVE 2022


Updates focused on key trends, disruptive opportunities, and proven business strategies for today’s experienced professionals leading community banks.

  • Simple Rules for Strategy Execution
  • Ag Outcomes. How to Profit in Uncertain Times.
  • The Ultimate Community Bank Q&A
  • Navigating Third Party Vendor Contract Negotiations in a Challenging Environment
  • Top 10 things everyone should be talking about in 2023
  • Implications of Peaking and Falling Interest Rates
Woman in audience at ICBA LIVE


Learn the latest supervisory, regulatory, and operational risk issues at the federal level.

  • Protecting Employee Data: Compliance Obligations and Best Practices.
  • The Cyber Rosetta Stone: Translating the Ones and Zeroes of Threats to the Dollars and Cents of Risk
  • Regulatory Hot Stuff Workshop
  • Why Your Bank Needs a Social Media Policy.
  • Fraud Payment Trends – New ways to Attack an Old Foe
Audience at ICBA LIVE 2022


Gain new strategies and tactics to give your bank the competitive advantage when recruiting, retaining, and rewarding employees. Plus, ensure that employment related practices, policies, and procedures are compliant and reflect industry best practices.

  • Navigating the Great Resignation: Strategies for Success
  • The Shrinking Labor Market: How to Reward and Retain Top Talent

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All learning labs qualify for CPE credits. To qualify, you must attend the entire session.

Name badges will be scanned at the end of each session. For information regarding refund, complaint, and program cancellation policies, please contact ICBA at 800-422-7285.

NASBA CPE Credits: Community Banker University (powered by ICBA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: Program Levels: Basic