Sunday, September 22
5:30 p.m. Reception at the Iowa Hall of Pride
Sponsored by UMB
All convention attendees and guests are invited to join us for an evening of networking, food and fun as we kick off this year’s convention with a reception at the Iowa Hall of Pride, located just steps from the Downtown Des Moines Hilton. Take pride in Iowa as real stories of great Iowans are brought to life and explore the Hall of Heroes, which features notable Iowans. Relive the stories, relive the glories. It’s fun for all ages.
Monday, September 23
7:30 a.m. Ag Breakfast & Economic Overview
Sponsored by BKD
Michael Swanson, Ag Economist, Wells Fargo
Ag Economist Michael Swanson will discuss agricultural trends and explore how ag systems connect and interact. His presentation will focus on grains and livestock, agriculture vs. food, land prices, and regulations. He will talk about the importance of having an adaptive attitude in today’s agricultural marketplace and share why he thinks it’s great to be in agriculture!
9:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall Opens
10:00 a.m. Opening General Session
IBA Chairman Peg Scott
Peg Scott, IBA Chairman and CEO/CFO of Union State Bank in Greenfield shares her insights and reflections as this year’s IBA chairman.
ABA Chairman Jeff Szyperski
Jeff Szyperski, ABA Chairman, President and CEO of Chesapeake Financial Shares, Inc. and Chesapeake Bank, Kilmarnock, Virgina will provide an update on the banking industry from a national perspective.
11:00 a.m. Political Roundtable with Donna Brazile and Mike Murphy
Sponsored by Bell Bank, Fredrikson & Byron and Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
Donna Brazile, Democratic political strategist and Fox News analyst; and Michael Murphy, Republican political strategist, political analyst for NBC News and contributing editor for Time Magazine.
Introduced by Mike Wilson, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and Moderated by Jimmy Centers, Cornerstorne Government Affairs
This fast-paced session features two of the nation’s top political minds sharing perspectives on presidential politics and today’s political climate.
12:00 p.m. Spark! Lunch – Silent Impact
Sponsored by SHAZAM
Through research, Joe has discovered that “we make our biggest impressions when we are not trying to be impressive.” That is what Silent Impact is all about. Your success and happiness are not related to your title or how many awards you have won, but to the impact you have on others. Discover ways to ramp up your influence to make better connections, have stronger relationships, and lead a life of significance, both personally and professionally.
1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
1. Secrets of Top-Performing Bank Bond Portfolios…Revealed
Jeff Goble, CCB Capital Markets Group
This session will review the U.S. economy and stock and bond markets using President Truman’s, “one-handed economics.” Second, we will review how the top-performing Iowa bond portfolios are currently positioned in terms of security mix and maturity in order to receive their A+, or top 5% performance ranking. Last, the secret formula for creating consistent long-term bond portfolio performance for your bank will be revealed.
2. Will You Be the Disruptor or Disrupted in 2019?
Aaron Donaldson, RSM
Innovation and disruption are more than just buzzwords — they’re real and will have a significant effect on whether you’re ready or not. Learn how both will affect your financial institution and what you can do to embrace either, or both.
3. Performance-Based Compensation Strategies for Community Banks
Matt Brei, Blanchard Consulting Group
This presentation focuses on performance-based compensation approaches that community and regional banks should consider to attract and retain quality officers. Examine the current compensation environment and discuss different performance-based incentive vehicles that can help drive performance. Discuss keys to having an effective and motivating cash incentive plan and share what banks are using in respect to equity-based/ longer-term incentives.
4. Balance Sheet Strategies To Prepare For The Next Rate Cycle
Matt Harris, The Baker Group
Discuss recent liquidity and IRR trends, present strategies that make the most sense given the flat/inverted yield curve, rising cost of funds, and competitive constraints on loan pricing. We will also discuss the most helpful tools, resources, and techniques that can make earnings, liquidity and risk-management decisions easier and more profitable for bank managers today, while also strategically protecting ROA and bank earnings in the next rate cycle.
5. Technology Can Grow Shareholder Value or Wipe it Out
Robert Mendez, Jason Dutchak, BankOnIT
Amazon, Google, and Facebook have provided extraordinary growth for their shareholders using technology, while firms such as Blockbuster, Sears and Equifax have experienced technology risks that have negatively impacted shareholder value. Successful banks increase shareholder value by both defending value and creating value for shareholders. Hear about how your board can manage technology to create shareholder value.
6. Fraudsters Toolbox Targeting the Elderly
Mike Burke, SHAZAM
Financial crimes against seniors are rampant in the age of social media. Learn the different scams fraudsters use to target seniors, including spam and tech support, law enforcement and IRS, grandparent, and romance scams. He’ll teach you to recognize unusual account activity and give you tools to educate customers.
2:30 p.m. Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
Cookies & popcorn sponsored by Kirk Gross Company
3:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions Repeat
4:15 p.m. Chairman’s Reception in Exhibit Hall
Sponsored by Data Business Equipment, Dougherty & Company, Fiserv, Turnkey Associates LC
Join your fellow bankers at a reception to honor IBA Chairman Peg Scott. Located in the Exhibit Hall, it’s a great chance to visit with vendors in a casual setting.
5:30 p.m. Silent Auction Final Bids
Tuesday, September 24
6:30 a.m. IBBP Fun Run & Walk
Sponsored by Iowa Bankers Benefit Plan
Join your fellow convention attendees for the fourth annual IBBBP (Iowa Bankers Benefit Plan) 5K Run & Walk. Free to convention registrants, this fun event takes place at Gray’s Lake, just south of downtown Des Moines. All participants will receive a 5K shirt.
7:30 a.m. Legislative Symposium and Breakfast
Sponsored by Bankers’ Bank
Join us for this engaging session on the latest issues with legislative leaders and how you can get involved with grassroots advocacy. You do not need to be registered for convention to attend.
9:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall Opens
10:30 a.m. Closing General Session
Chairman’s Address and IBA Slate of Officers
The 2019-2020 IBA slate of officers is introduced and newly inducted IBA Chairman Brad Lane shares his goals for the year ahead. Lane is president and CEO of Security Savings Bank in Gowrie.
James Leach Leadership Award
A distinguished Iowa banker will be awarded the 20th annual Iowa Bankers Association James A. Leach Leadership Award.
11:00 a.m. America on the Edge
Sponsored by SHAZAM
The world as we know it is ending. Global trade and everything that comes from it — cheap Asian goods, international energy markets, global agriculture, stable finance — is about to unravel. Out of all this, Americans — cast in both the role of disruptor and survivor — are making decisions that will shape both themselves and the rest of the world for decades. Get a sneak peek at the future of energy, agriculture, finance, and the role America will play in the world to come.
12:00 p.m. Adjourn