Development Banking Conference

Posted by on September 17, 2007

I am writing this to invite you to the National Community Investment Fund Annual Development Banking Conference being held in Chicago on November 6-7, 2007.

Online and Fax registration is now open for the 2007 conference

Each year we bring together key stakeholders (investors, CDFIs, regulators, non profit organizations, academics and others) that play a critical role in providing finance to underserved communities around the country. As always, the Conference will focus on Actionable Strategies that can increase the efficiency of CDBIs. NCIF expects to have experts present on some of the following subjects.

a. Capital Raising
b. CDFI Fund programs, NMTC, FA, TA, NACA
c. Development Impact
d. Sub prime lending and issues faced by the industry
e. Mergers and Acquisitions
f. Branch network identification and optimization
g. Stored Value cards, prepaid cards, debit cards
h. Internet Banking ? deposit raising methodologies
i. Integration of Check Cashing and Money Service Businesses into Community Development Banking
j. Mobile Banking
k. Peer to peer banking
l. Alternative Credit Scores
m. Conservation and banking ? the triple bottom-line

Here are some more highlights:
Keynote speakers
– Honorable Sheila Bair, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
– Honorable Kim Reed, Director, CDFI Fund

Partner and Venue Provider

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Gold Sponsor
JP Morgan Chase

Silver Sponsors
Fannie Mae
Merrill Lynch CDC
Bank of America
Sandler O?Neill Partners
PNC Bank
Deutsche Bank

Please visit for more information and to register for the event. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Joe Schmidt, (312) 881-5817/ or Saurabh Narain at (312)881-5826/ We look forward to seeing you in November.

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