Thursday, August 6
8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15am Management Skills for Next Gen Leaders
By 2030, Millennials will make up 75% of the employee work force. Forward thinking companies have changed their culture to meet them as employees, and now we will need to build them up as leaders. What skills do the next generation of leaders rarely have to be able to manage well? What skills do they innately have that will make your company stronger under their leadership? In this highly interactive session, you will learn the three skills leaders need to master to be a long lasting leader in your organization for years to come.
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
12:30pm Industry Trends & Iowa’s Economy
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 Roundtable Discussions
This session will provide an opportunity to participate in multiple hot-topic roundtable discussions.
2:30pm Networking Break
2:45pm Flywheel Innovation: Strategies for Growth in an Environment of Disruption
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