ABA Government Relations Summit

Washington Marriott Marquis, Washington, D.C., March 19-22, 2017

From March 19-22, an estimated 1,100 bankers from all over the nation will travel to Washington, D.C., for the 2017 ABA Government Relations Summit, where they will meet with their elected officials and regulators to ensure they understand the principles that guide our industry and incorporate them into policy. Achieving this goal requires the courage of our convictions and an optimistic belief that what we strive for together, we can achieve.

The event is open to bankers, bank directors and trustees and state banking executives only. You do not need to be an ABA member to attend. REGISTER NOW

ABA GR Summit Schedule

Sunday, March 19, 2017
8:00 p.m.
After hours tour of U.S. Capitol led by Chairman Pete Sessions
Monday, March 20, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Registration & Information
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
ABA Mutual Community Bank Forum
8:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Alliance of State Bankers Associations
(by invitation only)
11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Emerging Leaders Forum
(Pre-registration required)
4:15 – 5:00 p.m.
ABA Orientation for Capitol Hill Visits
(open to all attendees)
The banker visits to Capitol Hill are a core component of the Summit. These group meetings are appointments made in adv​ance by your state bankers association, help show the industry's strength, conviction and unity. You and your banker peers are using this opportunity to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill to discuss concerns about our communities, our industry and our country. At the Orientation you get a briefing on how to use this time most effectively. For more information email Matt Brown.
5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Emerging Leaders Forum Reception
(Pre-registration required)
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
TBA Orientation
5:30 – 6:30 p.m Women's Leadership Forum Reception
(Pre-registration required)
6:15 – 7:30 p.m ABA Evening Reception with Small Plates and Tastings
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. TBA Dinner
Joe's Seafood, 750 15th Street NW
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
7:00 – 11:30 a.m
Registration & Information
7:00 – 8:00 a.m Breakfast Buffet
7:45 – 8: 30 a.m Dialog with Regulators
8:40 – Noon
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Capitol Hill Visits
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Texas Bankers Association Reception
House Agriculture Committee Room
1300 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7:00 – 11:30 a.m. Registration & Information
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
8:30 – 11:00 a.m. GENERAL SESSION
11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ABA Women's Leadership Forum
(Pre-registration required)
Group photo of Texas Bankers with Legislator in hallway at the GR Summit
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Texas Bankers in front of the CFPB at the GR Summit
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