Agenda & Registration Form

Thursday, August 5

8:30 am          Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am          Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15am          Management Skills for Next Gen Leaders

Lindsay Boccardo

Generations misunderstanding each other is not a new problem. In fact, every generation thinks the one that comes after them is less competent, more entitled or harder to work with in the office. The good news is that no one generation is broken. According to a 2019 study, multi-generational teams with a range of 25 years or more from youngest to oldest meet or exceed expectations 73% of the time. Those with a narrow range of less than 10 years did so only 35% of the time. The future of work is
truly about inclusion. Leadership acumen is measured by a person’s ability to transform diverse groups of humans into cohesive, effective and compassionate teams.

10:30am           Networking Break

10:45am          Emerging Leader Interview

In this interview style session, you will hear from an emerging leader in Iowa that has made an impact in their career. You will leave this session with knowledge about what you can do as a next gen leader in banking!

11:30am          Networking Lunch

Sponsored by Bankers’ Bank & Cain Ellsworth & Company, LLP

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12:30pm          Industry Trends & Iowa’s Economy

Dave Swenson

Swenson is a community economics research and education specialist where his work centers on regional and statewide economic analysis, technical assistance, and projects that support university-sponsored efforts in community development. He studies a wide range of mostly Iowa-specific topics, including; biofuels, local foods assessments, industrial and occupational change, and the demographic and economic consequences of rural transformation in the Midwest.

1:30pm          Industry Involvement

This session will provide an opportunity to learn about industry involvement and IBA.

2:30pm          Networking Break

2:45pm          Flywheel Innovation: Strategies for Growth in an Environment of Disruption

Jackson Hataway

The financial landscape is more complex and dynamic than ever before. Trends like political and regulatory instability, market volatility, ongoing investments and growth of fintechs and major shifts in brick-and-mortar have all contributed to the uncertainty we face daily. The next few years will likely see cycles continue impacting urban and rural communities. For financial institutions, there is an urgent need to adopt an up-tempo model for planning and strategy that puts innovation at the core of processes! This session will share how some of the highest performing institutions in the country are combining innovation and strategy to delivery dynamic growth.

3:45 pm          Adjourn