2021 Banking Outlook Conference: Updates Among Uncertainty - Where Do We Go From Here? - February 25, 2021

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
1000 Peachtree Street N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's annual Banking Outlook Conference will be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This event, which will be held virtually via WebEx, is sponsored by the Risk Analysis Unit in the Supervision, Regulation, and Credit Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. By convening bank supervisors and industry participants, we can examine and discuss challenges confronting the financial services industry. This particular program is designed to promote open, informal discussions on how economic trends, financial market activities, and the regulatory environment will affect the banking industry in the year ahead.

Agenda

8:30 Opening Remarks
Raphael Bostic, president and chief executive officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
8:50 Economic Update
David Altig, executive vice president and director of research, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
9:45 Break
10:00 Real Estate Update: Commercial and Residential
Brian Bailey, subject matter expert, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Domonic Purviance, subject matter expert, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
11:00 Break
11:10 Introduction of Keynote Speaker
Michael Johnson, executive vice president, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Keynote
Randal Quarles, vice chair, supervision, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Noon Lunch break
1:00 p.m. Banking Outlook: A Regional Perspective
Presented by the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University
Moderator: Jody Hudgins, senior executive vice president and chief credit officer, First Florida Integrity Bank, and president of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University
Michael Allen, director of real estate credit risk, Cadence Bank
Calvin Evans, director of credit market intelligence, Synovus Financial Corporation
Donald Bardwell, supervision portfolio director, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
2:15 Break
2:30 CECL Discussion
Sarah Chae, assistant chief accountant, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Allan Perraud, professional accounting fellow, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
3:20 Concluding Remarks
John Pelick, vice president, supervision, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta