CBAO 2022 Convention Agenda - 2023 Agenda will be available June 2023


8:30am - Annual Golf Tournament: Shotgun Start - Lincoln Park Golf Course

*Registration Opens at 8:00AM*

12:00pm - Player and Sponsor Lunch, following golf tournament

3pm-5pm: Exhibitor Boot Setup

2pm – 4pm - AHP Annual Member Group Meeting

4pm – 5pm - CBAO Horizon Bankers Annual Meeting and Meet & Greet

It is about time we all get back together and catchup! Please join your fellow Horizon Bankers for the Horizon Bankers Annual Meeting, followed by a meet and greet.

6pm - 7:30pm - Welcome Cocktail Reception with Exhibitors

Join us at the Welcome Cocktail Reception with top exhibitors to see and hear the cutting-edge ideas to help your bank remain on top! Take advantage of this occasion to learn, network and have an enjoyable time too.  Also, don’t miss the opening night of our Horizon Bankers’ fundraiser!

7:30pm - Dinner on Your Own

9pm – 12am - CBAO Nightcap - Cocktails and Conversation 

Red Piano Lounge at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel is the perfect way to end the evening. Enjoy great live music in this luxury lounge with all of your CBAO friends!


7:00am – 9:00pm - Registration Desk Open

7:00am - Coffee with Exhibitors

7:00am – 3:00pm - Exhibitors Booths Open

7:30am - Breakfast

7:45am - What Do the Financial Markets Think, Now?- Jim Reber, ICBA Securities- Grand Ballroom 2nd floor

As we enter the homestretch for 2022, the Federal Reserve continues to work on executing a soft landing, by maintaining a strong posture to get inflation expectations right-sized. As the employment picture evolves, the financial markets are continuing to vote with their return expectations. This session will provide an update on the bond market, and what it is telling us regarding projected returns into 2023 and beyond.  

8:30am - Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

8:45am- How do Banks Prosper During Uncertain Economic Times?- David Kemp- Grand Ballroom 2nd floor

Bank’s must be prepared to address the inevitable pressures to boost bank earnings by booking additional earning assets.  Historically, maintaining asset quality has been a challenge during times of economic uncertainty.  Relationship Banking may be the key to our future success, as we focus on strengthening our relationships with our “GOOD” customers.  As always, this starts with having in place a Knowledgeable & Motivated staff.  Leadership at the Board and Executive Management level will be the key to success. 

9:45am - Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

10:15am - Concurrent Sessions

  • Breakout Session-Agricultural Update. - Larry Daniel- Crystal Room
  • Breakout Session- Crypto 101 and Digital Currency - Scott Green, Ballinese

With all time high interest in a digital assets and talk of central bank digital currencies, this session puts them in context and provides a framework for further study. We review cryptocurrencies as a class of digital asset and contrast them with likely attributes of a central bank digital currency. We explore decentralized finance, and how participating with it may help community banks attract and retain clients.

11:00am - Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

11:15am - Concurrent Sessions

  • Breakout Session- How Data, Analytics, and Scoring Models Drive Profitable Originations- Dan Richard, Crystal

Learn how to leverage big data, analytics, and scoring models to originate high-quality, profitable unsecured loans. This session will provide insight into a highly quantitative approach to lending that will prove valuable whether your bank already leverages similar methods or is considering a FinTech partnership to do so. 

  • Breakout Session- Cybersecurity Strategy: Awareness vs. Fear- Jeremy Pogue- Balinese

We all hear about the latest attack that sparks new fears and oversight from regulators, possibly even new requirements from cyber insurance providers. We need to focus on first things first. Start with cybersecurity fundamentals. Doing so can mitigate over 85% of cyber-attacks and up to 99% of account compromises. What fundamentals? Which ones are too often overlooked? Join us in this session as we provide actionable strategies to take back to your bank. 

12:00pm - Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

12:30pm - Lunch

 The Unique Voice of Community Banking- Brad Bolton, ICBA Chairman

An update on ICBA’s regulatory and legislative agenda, along with addressing other community banking issues facing com­munity banks

1pm - 2pm - General Session      

2:00pm - CBAO Annual Meeting

5:00pm - Gala Celebration

This exciting evening will consist of a cocktail reception, Horizon Bankers’ fundraiser, live auction with auctioneer Morgan Hopson, celebration of leadership and dinner. Make sure you don’t miss this evening of fun! It is a great way to enjoy yourself, see old friends and make some new, and celebrate the people who have made CBAO a true success. We are also very excited to have singer songwriters perform at this year’s Gala. This year's singer songwriters will be Wendell Mobley, Paul Overstreet, and Jim Collins. This is a unique opportunity to hear the stories behind how some of the most beloved songs came to fruition and sung by country legends.


7:00am - Registration Desk Opens

7:45am - Breakfast

8:00am  - Update from Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt

8:45am - Refreshment Break

9:00am- Todd Russ, Republican Nominee for State Treasurer

9:15am- Gentner Drummond, Republican Nominee for Attorney General


  • Bank Regulator Panel Discussion - moderated by CBAO General Counsel Paul Foster
    • Top regulators from the Oklahoma State Banking Department, OCC, and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City give you brief overviews of current issues. Regulators will also give an update on the pandemic effects, treatment of pandemic related de-ferrals.

11:30am-12:30pm - Breakout Discussion with YOUR Regulators

Top regulators from the Oklahoma State Banking Department, OCC, and Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City give you brief overviews of current issues and then allow you to ask those challenging questions. This is a rare opportunity to speak with top regulators.

12:30pm- Adjourn!