2018 Financial Management Conference - Steppin' Up

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FHLB is pleased to invite you and all Fifth District members to its 2018 Financial Management Conference, Steppin' Up: Setting the Stage for Success. The conference will be held Wednesday, August 8th, and Thursday, August 9th, at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference is free to all FHLB District members.

Our annual summer conference provides our members with an opportunity to hear from industry experts on a variety of important topics that are both relevant and timely. This year, our conference theme “Steppin' Up” conveys the spirit of Nashville as well as the successful financial performance of our members in the Fifth District since the financial crisis. We are hopeful that this conference will provide takeaways that will allow our members to continue to perform at a high level.

Day One
Wednesday is a general session day. FHLB President and Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Howell, will open the conference with an overview of the state of our industry which will set the stage for the rest of the conference. It will conclude with outside speakers offering their insights and tactics on how to maintain success in the current economic climate.

Our luncheon speaker is The Hon. William V. "Van" Hilleary, consultant and former four-term United States Representative of Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District. Mr. Hilleary will offer his insights and observations on navigating the political landscape and embracing opportunities within and outside the beltway.

Evening Festivities
Please join us Tuesday evening, August 7th, for a Welcome Reception at the Skye Bar on the 28th floor of the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown hotel from 5:00 pm CDT to 7:00 pm CDT. The Skye Bar offers a 360 degree view of the city of Nashville.

Please join us Wednesday evening, August 8th, for a group dinner at Sambuca Nashville which is an amazing live music venue. The evening will feature great live music and excellent food while providing a festive atmosphere for socializing. Transportation will be provided. We will be hosting a boot contest, so everyone is encouraged to wear your best Nashville attire.

Day Two 
Thursday is a morning of concurrent sessions which will offer two topics on asset liability management and two topics designed to provide guidance to our members regarding strategic planning and technology. Day two concludes with lunch in the Platinum Ballroom.

Hotel Accommodations
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown hotel and information can be found by clicking the link on the left navigation pane.

Speaker presentations will be made available electronically for viewing on mobile devices.

Dress Attire
The dress attire is business casual.

CPE Credits
7 CPE credits are available.

See You in Nashville
Thank you for your membership and continued support of the FHLB. We look forward to seeing you in August.


  • When

  • August 8, 2018 - August 9, 2018
    10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown
    623 Union Street
    Nashville, Tennessee 37219
    (615) 259-2000

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