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Seminars for Credit Unions

For years, Baker Group representatives have spoken at banking schools, seminars, conventions, and workshops across the country in order to help community financial institutions and credit unions gain insights and education on key topics that are relevant to their respective institutions.

May 3, 2022

Location

JW Marriott Minneapolis
Mall of America
2141 Landau Lane
Minneapolis, MN 55425
(800) 228-9290

Event Details

Two years after the pandemic left banks drowning in excess liquidity at historically low interest rates, the industry faces a new challenge… rising interest rates. The Fed has quickly pivoted from supporting the economy to fighting inflation and banks are now facing the first rising rate environment in years. Regulators have watched with concern as loan and investment durations extended to record highs is a search for yield and will likely renew their focus on the Investment Portfolio and Interest Rate Risk Management in 2022. Portfolio managers can no longer be reactive, but must be proactive in managing their investment portfolio and balance sheet risk in the face of rising rates and a flattening yield curve. This seminar will examine all of these concerns and present actionable strategies to better prepare your institution for an uncertain 2022.

Join us for an in-depth discussion of the following topics:

  • Economic and Market Update – Review of current economic conditions and the outlook for growth, inflation, and interest rates
  • The Powell Pivot – Update on rate hikes, tapering, and the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy
  • Interest Rate Risk – How to ensure you are prepared for the heightened regulatory focus coming in 2022
  • Liquidity Risk Management – Best practices for managing liquidity risk as rates rise
  • Investment Portfolio Strategies – Adapting your strategy and finding the best relative value for rising rates and a flattening yield curve
  • MBS/CMO Market – Balancing prepayment and extension risk in an uncertain mortgage rate environment
  • Municipal Market Update – The latest on managing municipal credit risk and finding the best relative value

Attendees

Who Should Attend: Financial institutions’ CEOs, CFOs, investment officers, board members, and those who are directly or indirectly responsible for financial management functions will benefit from this seminar.

Cost for this seminar:
$149 CUs <100mm
$199 CUs >100mm

Accommodations

A block of rooms is available at the JW Marriott. Identify yourself as a Baker Group attendee when calling 800.228.9290 or click the “Reserve a Room” button below for hotel reservations. The special room rate will be available until April 4, 2022 or until the room block is sold out. Hotel price: Deluxe $243 + fees/tax.

JW Marriott Minneapolis
Mall of America
2141 Landau Lane
Minneapolis, MN 55425
(800) 228-9290
Hotel price: Deluxe $243 + fees/tax

Agenda

Monday, May 2, 2022

Time Agenda
6:30 pm Cocktails and Refreshments (included)

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Time Agenda
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 pm Seminar
12:00 pm Lunch
4:00 pm Conclusion

Course Format
Group live program.

Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of finance and banking is recommended.

Knowledge Level
The level of learning for this seminar is intermediate.

Advanced Preparation
None.

CPE Credits

7 hours of Economics and Finance CPE credits will be earned for your attendance.

Logo for the National Registry of CPE SponsorsThe Baker Group is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

After completing this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Identify Key Balance Sheet Trends that Relate to Interest Rate Risk
  • Answer Questions About Regulatory Requirements for Interest Rate Risk Reporting
  • Recognize the Difference Between Earnings at Risk and Capital at Risk
  • Explain the Relationship Between Price Risk and Cash Flow Volatility in Bond Portfolios
  • Measure and Assess Relative Value Between and Among Bonds

Refunds/Suggestions

Because this seminar is presented without charge to attendees, there are no refund or cancellation policies. We do, however, welcome any constructive suggestions you might have concerning the seminar. Your comments should be directed to Skoshi Heron at 1.888.990.0010.

September 14, 2022

Location

Encore Boston Harbor
1 Broadway
Everett, MA 02149
(857) 770-7000

Event Details

Two years after the pandemic left banks drowning in excess liquidity at historically low interest rates, the industry faces a new challenge… rising interest rates. The Fed has quickly pivoted from supporting the economy to fighting inflation and banks are now facing the first rising rate environment in years. Regulators have watched with concern as loan and investment durations extended to record highs is a search for yield and will likely renew their focus on the Investment Portfolio and Interest Rate Risk Management in 2022. Portfolio managers can no longer be reactive, but must be proactive in managing their investment portfolio and balance sheet risk in the face of rising rates and a flattening yield curve. This seminar will examine all of these concerns and present actionable strategies to better prepare your institution for an uncertain 2022.

Join us for an in-depth discussion of the following topics:

  • Economic and Market Update – Review of current economic conditions and the outlook for growth, inflation, and interest rates
  • The Powell Pivot – Update on rate hikes, tapering, and the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy
  • Interest Rate Risk – How to ensure you are prepared for the heightened regulatory focus coming in 2022
  • Liquidity Risk Management – Best practices for managing liquidity risk as rates rise
  • Investment Portfolio Strategies – Adapting your strategy and finding the best relative value for rising rates and a flattening yield curve
  • MBS/CMO Market – Balancing prepayment and extension risk in an uncertain mortgage rate environment
  • Municipal Market Update – The latest on managing municipal credit risk and finding the best relative value

Attendees

Who should attend: Financial institutions’ CEOs, CFOs, investment officers, board members, and those who are directly or indirectly responsible for financial management functions will benefit from this seminar. There is no cost for this seminar.

Attendance to The Baker Group’s Interest Rate Risk and Investment Strategies Seminar is limited in order to allow attendees as much one-on-one and Q&A time as needed.

Accommodations

Boston Harbor Resort. Identify yourself as a Baker Seminar attendee when calling (857) 770-7000. The special room rate will be available until August 14, 2022 or until the room block is sold out. Hotel price: $289 + fees/tax.

Encore Boston Harbor
1 Broadway
Everett, MA 02149
(857) 770-7000
Hotel price: Deluxe $289 + fees/tax

Agenda

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Time Agenda
6:30 pm Cocktails

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Time Agenda
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 pm Seminar
12:00 pm Lunch
4:30 pm Conclusion

Course Format
Group live program.

Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of finance and banking is recommended.

Knowledge Level
The level of learning for this seminar is intermediate.

Advanced Preparation
None.

CPE Credits

7 hours of Economics and Finance CPE credits will be earned for your attendance.

Logo for the National Registry of CPE SponsorsThe Baker Group is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

After completing this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Identify Key Balance Sheet Trends that Relate to Interest Rate Risk
  • Answer Questions About Regulatory Requirements for Interest Rate Risk Reporting
  • Recognize the Difference Between Earnings at Risk and Capital at Risk
  • Explain the Relationship Between Price Risk and Cash Flow Volatility in Bond Portfolios
  • Measure and Assess Relative Value Between and Among Bonds

Refunds/Suggestions

Because this seminar is presented without charge to attendees, there are no refund or cancellation policies. We do, however, welcome any constructive suggestions you might have concerning the seminar. Your comments should be directed to Skoshi Heron at 1.888.990.0010.

November 4, 2022

Location

Omni Las Colinas Hotel
221 Las Colinas Blvd E
Irving, TX 75039
(972) 556-0800

Event Details

Two years after the pandemic left banks drowning in excess liquidity at historically low interest rates, the industry faces a new challenge… rising interest rates. The Fed has quickly pivoted from supporting the economy to fighting inflation and banks are now facing the first rising rate environment in years. Regulators have watched with concern as loan and investment durations extended to record highs is a search for yield and will likely renew their focus on the Investment Portfolio and Interest Rate Risk Management in 2022. Portfolio managers can no longer be reactive, but must be proactive in managing their investment portfolio and balance sheet risk in the face of rising rates and a flattening yield curve. This seminar will examine all of these concerns and present actionable strategies to better prepare your institution for an uncertain 2022.

Join us for an in-depth discussion of the following topics:

  • Economic and Market Update – Review of current economic conditions and the outlook for growth, inflation, and interest rates
  • The Powell Pivot – Update on rate hikes, tapering, and the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy
  • Interest Rate Risk – How to ensure you are prepared for the heightened regulatory focus coming in 2022
  • Liquidity Risk Management – Best practices for managing liquidity risk as rates rise
  • Investment Portfolio Strategies – Adapting your strategy and finding the best relative value for rising rates and a flattening yield curve
  • MBS/CMO Market – Balancing prepayment and extension risk in an uncertain mortgage rate environment
  • Municipal Market Update – The latest on managing municipal credit risk and finding the best relative value

Attendees

Who should attend: Financial institutions’ CEOs, CFOs, investment officers, board members, and those who are directly or indirectly responsible for financial management functions will benefit from this seminar. There is no cost for this seminar.

Attendance to The Baker Group’s Interest Rate Risk and Investment Strategies Seminar is limited in order to allow attendees as much one-on-one and Q&A time as needed.

Accommodations

A block of rooms is available at the Hotel Irving, TX. Identify yourself as a Baker Seminar attendee when calling (972) 556-0800. The special room rate will be available until September 16, 2022 or until the room block is sold out. Hotel price: $199 + fees/tax.

Omni Las Colinas Hotel
221 Las Colinas Blvd E
Irving, TX 75039
(972) 556-0800
Hotel price: Deluxe $199 + fees/tax

Agenda

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Time Agenda
6:00 pm Cocktails

Friday, November 4, 2022

Time Agenda
7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 pm Seminar
12:00 pm Lunch
4:00 pm Conclusion

Course Format
Group live program.

Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of finance and banking is recommended.

Knowledge Level
The level of learning for this seminar is intermediate.

Advanced Preparation
None.

CPE Credits

7 hours of Economics and Finance CPE credits will be earned for your attendance.

Logo for the National Registry of CPE SponsorsThe Baker Group is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

After completing this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Identify Key Balance Sheet Trends that Relate to Interest Rate Risk
  • Answer Questions About Regulatory Requirements for Interest Rate Risk Reporting
  • Recognize the Difference Between Earnings at Risk and Capital at Risk
  • Explain the Relationship Between Price Risk and Cash Flow Volatility in Bond Portfolios
  • Measure and Assess Relative Value Between and Among Bonds

Refunds/Suggestions

Because this seminar is presented without charge to attendees, there are no refund or cancellation policies. We do, however, welcome any constructive suggestions you might have concerning the seminar. Your comments should be directed to Skoshi Heron at 1.888.990.0010.

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