September 23, 2020
Bank Tech Summit 2020

October 7-9, 2020
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM each day

Livestream Event


Hot topics, industry-leading speakers, cool prizes, and the strategic information you need to propel your bank into 2021...this is Bank Tech Summit!

We have confirmed the sessions and we believe this is our best ever in the 15 years we've presented this event. Three days of insight and innovation, all designed to make your bank better and further your career. Sessions follow:

Don’t Try to Be a Fintech…Just Be a Better Bank: Here’s How!
Jimmy Sawyers

Key Considerations for Community Banking in 2021 and Beyond
Greyson Tuck

Why Both Trump and Biden are Wrong, and Stupid
The Art of Arguing…Without Arguing
Mark Faircloth

Moving to the Cloud Securely: How to Balance Access with Cybersecurity
Joshua Jacobs
The Risk-Reward Proposition of Digital Lending (Credit Risk 2021)
Trent Fleming

The 2020 Recession is now Official: but when will it end?
Dr. Ed Seifried

Art of Innovation
Noah Scalin

What’s new in FinTech? Considerations for your digital roadmap.
Kathleen Craig

Emerging Trends in Banking Technology: Decision Time for Community Banks
Jack Vonder Heide

A River of Information Runs Through IT: Panning for Data Gold in Your Bank
Jimmy Sawyers (moderator), Sawyers & Jacobs LLC
Arden Sustad, Mark Blankespoor, Kevin Bajema (panelists)

Virginia Heyburn

Why Your Brand is More Important Now than it Ever Has Been. 
Tim Pannell

Top 20 Takeaways
Jimmy Sawyers & Joshua Jacobs

The Rise of Full-Service Digital: How the Law of Least Effort is Driving the Future of Relationship Banking
Lee Wetherington
Featured Topics
  • Digital Services Strategies
  • Cloud Computing
  • Fintech Update
  • Digital Branding
  • Relationship Banking
  • Digital Lending
  • IT Risk Management
  • Vendor Management
  • The Mobile Workforce
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Payment Strategies
  • Bank Performance
  • Negotiations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Economic Impacts
  • Advanced Data Analytics
  • The Future of Banking
  • Core Provider Trends
  • Mobile Strategies
  • Top 20 Takeaways
What You Should Know

  • Event runs Oct 7-9 (Wed-Fri) 10:00am-4:00pm daily
  • Presentations will be 40 minutes in duration followed by 10 minute Tech Talks from sponsors and exhibitors
  • We will have 10 minute breaks every hour
  • As always, we will have cool prizes, fun games, and lively music to keep the energy levels up and the mood positive
  • 15 hours of CPE credits will be awarded to each participant
  • We will use Zoom as the digital platform for video communications
  • Register on or before 9/25 to take advantage of the early registration discount
Participate from Your Smartphone, 
Tablet, Laptop, or Desktop! 

The usual all-star lineup of speakers!

Today's hottest topics 
in banking, technology, payments, and cybersecurity!

Meet with sponsors, exhibitors, 
and leading technology providers online!

Games and prizes!

Participate solo or include your colleagues
to watch as a group!

Earn CPE credits!

Join us as we "escape" 2020, and prepare your bank for the inevitable change of 2021 by mapping out your tech strategy to embrace new digital services, support the mobile workforce, leverage payments innovations, and protect customer information from the growing list of cybersecurity threats. 

For 15 straight years, Bank Tech Summit has been
The Strategic Technology Event for Bankers

Previous Bank Tech Summit Feedback

"Possibly the first time I've been to a conference where ALL presentations/speakers had value and were interesting."

"I was really impressed at how well and put together this conference was. Great job! It was well worth my time."

You do not want to miss Bank Tech Summit 2020, a gathering of the best our industry has to offer and independent, objective information that you can apply immediately to make your bank better!

Participate in this livestream event from your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop. Easy, fun, and informative! Register today! 

In a hurry and want to register quickly? Call Lorri Johnson at 901.643.5562 or email,, for fast-pass registration.  
Did you miss Bank Tech 2019? Enjoy these photos from our 2019 event and make plans to join us online for the livestream event, October 7-9, 2020.

This is an exclusive, invitation-only event hosted and presented by Sawyers & Jacobs LLC. We reserve the right to refuse admission to anyone not on the invitation list. Only friends of our firm are invited.  Accordingly, please do not forward this invitation to anyone outside your organization without our permission.