September 10-12 | Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina

Innovating for growth

Even in down markets, consumers want to experience the future, today. With Composable Origination, you can unleash a wave of innovation and propel banking into the future, right now. Meet industry peers and thought leaders as they share how they are innovating for growth.


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Get the Forum experience

Fireside chats, tech demos, and in-depth industry insights await at Forum 2023. And as fans of “great work & great play”, we’ll balance this with time for golf, socializing and other fun activities.

Explore the full agenda

Who you’ll hear from

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Nima Ghamsari

Head & Founder of Blend

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Tim Mayopoulos

Blend Director

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Tim Frederick

Head of Mortgage Originations at M&T Bank

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Sovan Shatpathy

SVP/CTO at Navy Federal Credit Union

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Crystal Rosse

Senior Vice President Software Engineer Director at Truist

Activities at a glance

Sept 10 at 1p.m. and Sept 11 at 8:30a.m.


Tee up for fun at “the cradle of American golf.” Courses No. 1 and No. 4 have been delighting golfers since 1898 and 1919, respectively, and offer beautiful views and playable fairways.

Sept 10 at 2p.m.

Wine tasting class

Take a trip around the world in just a few sips with Pinehurst’s own sommelier. Explore old versus new world, taste five wines, and see how regional variances impact flavor.

Sept 11 at 8:30a.m.

Coffee tasting

Join this early morning coffee excursion in the Coffee House of the Carolina and throughout the Sandhills. Get a behind the scenes tour of a local coffee roaster and then enjoy two tastings at some of the area’s most popular coffee spots.

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Image of coffee beans pouring into a roaster

The future of banking, now

Forum is an exclusive, invite-only event that you don’t want to miss. Space is limited, so take advantage of early registration to make sure you’re part of the conversation.

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What is Forum?

Forum is a two-day exclusive retreat for financial services industry professionals to take a deep dive into emerging banking trends. It’s an opportunity to experience exciting keynote speakers, breakout discussions, and innovation showcases. But there will also be plenty of time to connect with peers and have fun.

When is Forum?

September 11—12, 2023. Optional events, including an afternoon of golf and cocktail reception, will also be held on September 10.

Where is Forum held?

This year, Forum will take place in North Carolina, at The Pinehurst Resort — a three-time U.S. Open site and one of the highest rated golf resorts in the country.

What costs am I responsible for?

The only costs you’ll need to cover include transportation to and from Pinehurst, your room at Pinehurst, and any additional purchases you may wish to make. Please book your reservations immediately after registering for the event.