October 3-5, 2016
and join us at IBANYS 42nd Annual Convention
Turning Stone Resort & Casino
Keynote Speaker: Monday October 3, 2016 - Ray O'Conor
Ray O'Conor is the author of "She Called Him Raymond: A True Story of Love, Loss, Faith and Healing" -- a candidate for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction. Ray has also been a newspaper columnist, Special Agent with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Border Patrol Agent. His presentation will share the story behind his book, and provide a look into the true tale of two ordinary people who led extraordinary lives during the most tumultuous of times. Ray will kick off our convention Monday evening, Oct. 3.
Tuesday, October 3, 2016 - Keynote Speaker: R. Scott Heitkam, Chairman-Elect - ICBA
R. Scott Heitkamp is the Chairman-Elect of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), the only national trade association that exclusively represents community banks. Scott will bring the ICBA perspective on community banking, and an update on the Washington, D.C. legislative, regulatory scene and the value of ICBA membership.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - Endnote Speaker: Steven Greenberg
Steve Greenberg will preview the critically important 2016 election for community banks. Every single member of the New York State Legislature and New York Congressional Delegation is up for election, and control of the New York State Senate is definitely expected to be hotly contested. A number of key congressional races are also up for grabs, and results could impact the balance of control. Steve will be our closing speaker Wednesday, October 5.
- Community banks keep the community growing and vibrant by reinvesting back into the neighborhoods where their depositors live, work and play.
- Community banks understand the needs of local families and small businesses.
- Community banks are personal – with exceptional customer service, and tellers that know you by name.
- Community banks care – involvement in community affairs and outreach that benefit local families and businesses.
- Community banks are accessible – with more opportunities to interact one-on-one with bank officers.