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BAM+ User Group Conference Agenda

Don't miss sessions on cyber security, the intersection of social media and your BSA program, real estate and AML, finding fraud tips and tricks, banking risky businesses, and much more - all presented by industry thought leaders. 

Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday

Sunday
April 7, 2019

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Early Conference Registration

Austin Hilton

Governor’s Ballroom Foyer

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Networking Reception and Registration

Enjoy networking with your peers, good food, cocktails and an Austin vibe with a singer/songwriter

Austin Hilton

Governer's Ballroom Foyer

Monday
April 8, 2019

7:00 - 8:00 am

Breakfast

Austin Hilton

Governer's Ballroom DE

7:00 - 8:00 am

Registration Open

Austin Hilton

Governer's Ballroom Foyer

7:45 - 8:00 am

App Use Tutorial

Optional session to get the most out of the conference app

Governer's Ballroom ABC

8:00 - 8:15 am

Welcome

with Wayne Roberts, CEO, Abrigo

Austin Hilton

Governer's Ballroom ABC

8:15 - 10:15 am

Making Big Things Happen

with Vernice Armour, Female Combat Pilot and Speaker

Leveraging her “Breakthrough Mentality” and “Get Gutsy” mindset, Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour propelled herself from beat cop to combat pilot in a record-breaking three years and became America’s First African American Female Combat Pilot. Vernice will share her story of Making Big Things Happen. Since 2007, she has inspired countless organizations and individuals to make gutsy moves, create breakthrough results, and make their own big things happen.

Austin Hilton

Governer's Ballroom ABC

10:15 - 10:50 am

Break

Take advantage of the break to visit the Meet Abrigo area.

Austin HIlton

Governer's Ballroom Foyer

10:50 - 11:50 am

Breakout Sessions (choose one)

The Hidden Secrets of BAM+

with Mary Stokes, Manager of Client Education, Abrigo

Best practices and procedures in using BAM+ BSA/AML software: overview of the BAM+ system from the user’s perspective, highlighting system capabilities to increase effectiveness

Austin Hilton

Room 408

Becoming a BAM+ Pro

with Kevin Gulledge, Senior Risk Management Consultant, Abrigo

Instructor led journey through the BAM+ system for high level users: optimizing your efforts within BAM+ and leveraging functionality to maximize efficiency

Austin Hilton

Room 410

Preparing for M&A Panel

with Terri Benkey, BSA Officer, Pacific Premier Bank; Victor Cardona, SVP BSA Officer, Mechanics Bank; Melissa Triplett, VP Deputy BSA Officer, PacWest Bancorp. Moderated by Debra Eshbaugh, Senior Strategy and Engagement Manager, Abrigo

Hear from a panel of your peers how they have prepared for and executed their BSA program within the context of M&A activity

Austin Hilton

Room 406

Foreign Corruption and Your AML Program

with Terri Luttrell, Senior Strategy and Engagement Manager, Abrigo

Have you considered foreign affairs into your BSA/AML program? It matters. Learn how to factor foreign political current events around the globe into your program.

Austin Hilton

Room 412

11:50 - 12:50 pm

Lunch

Take time during lunch to visit the Meet Abrigo area.

Austin HIlton

Governer's Ballroom DE

1:00 - 2:15 pm

A Case Study in Terror Financing

with John Geiringer, Partner, Barack Ferrazzano, and Barry Jonas, Assistant United States Attorney, US Attorney’s Office

Case study of criminal financial case involving terrorist activity in the United States

Austin Hilton

Governer's Ballroom ABC

2:15 - 2:30 pm

Break

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom Foyer

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Breakout Sessions (choose one)

Foreign Corruption and Your AML Program

with Terri Luttrell, Senior Strategy and Engagement Manager, Abrigo

Have you considered foreign affairs into your BSA/AML program? It matters. Learn how to factor foreign political current events around the globe into your program.

Austin Hilton

Room 412

Enterprise Risk Management and the Abrigo Solution Roadmap

with John Meyer, Chief Strategy Officer, Abrigo

What is enterprise risk management and how Abrigo is shaping the future of financial institutions with this offering

Austin Hilton

Room 406

Due Diligence Manager Best Practices

with Michelle Florez, Senior Product Manager, Abrigo

Learn how to best integrate Due Diligence Manager into your existing customer due diligence program

Austin Hilton

Room 408

Stopping Fraud: Tips and Tricks

with Andres Tapia, Manager of Consulting, Abrigo

Austin Hilton

Room 410

3:30 - 4:00 pm

Break

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom Foyer

4:00 - 5:15 pm

Banking Risky Businesses

with Sara Beth Felix, CAMS, M.F.S., Palmerra Consulting LLC
Customer Due Diligence and Enhanced Due Diligence best practices around banking high risk businesses

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

5:30 PM

Day 1 Adjourns

6:30 - 10:00 pm

The BIG Dinner Event

Just 2 blocks away from the Hilton, join us at Trinity Hall, 311 E 5th Street, for music, good company, food and drinks.

Trinity Hall

311 E. 5th Street

Tuesday
April 9, 2019

7:00 - 8:00 am

Breakfast

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom DE

8:00 - 8:15 am

Welcome to Day 2

with Wayne Roberts, CEO, Abrigo and Darrin Hanson, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Solutions

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

8:15 - 10:15 am

Bringing Down the Medellin Cartel

with Javier Pena, Special Agent in Charge (retired), DEA, and Steve Murphy, Special Agent in Charge (retired), DEA

A case study of one of the most successful investigations in DEA history: an in-depth breakdown of the Medellin cartel criminal organization and the agents that brought it down

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

10:15 - 10:25 am

Break

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom Foyer

10:25 - 11:25 am

AML Risks in Real Estate

with Kevin Gulledge, Senior Risk Management Consultant, Abrigo

An overview of the real estate industry and how it can overlap with criminal financial activity. Learn best practices, common schemes, and financial indicators to manage risk

Austin HIlton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

11:25 am - 12:25 pm

A Law Enforcement Case Study of RABOBANK

with Maria Alvarez, Special Agent,
Financial Investigations and Border Crimes TF and Daniel Silva, Assistant US Attorney, US Attorney’s Office


Case study of a criminal financial case involving RABOBANK, led by law enforcement agents materially involved in the investigation and prosecution

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

12:15 - 1:25 pm

Lunch

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom DE

1:25 - 2:25 pm

Breakout Sessions (choose one)

Vendor Management and Infosecurity

with Emily Larkin, Chief Information Security Officer, Abrigo

A discussion of best practices and procedures around information security and meeting regulatory expectations

Austin Hilton

Room 406

Training and Succession Planning

with Jessica Caballero, Senior Strategy and Engagement Manager, Abrigo

Are you ready for the unexpected? Examining your current training and succession planning process to ensure that your program is stable.

Austin Hilton

Room 408

Dancing with the SARS

with Terri Luttrell, Senior Strategy and Engagement Manager, Abrigo

Best practices for writing SAR narratives to maximize law enforcement usefulness while meeting regulatory expectations

Austin Hilton

Room 412

BAM+ Roadmap Walkthrough

with Casey Flinn, Vice President of Products, Abrigo
Discover what is on the horizon for the BAM+ product. The lead for product management will walk you through the roadmap and answer questions related to BAM+.

Austin Hilton

Room 410

2:25 - 2:35 pm

Break

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom Foyer

2:35 - 3:35 pm

Cyber Crimes

with John Meyer, Chief Strategy Officer, Abrigo

Explore the current landscape of cyber crimes in the United States. Learn how to identify and protect your institution from these types of crimes.

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

3:35 - 4:00 pm

Break

Don't forget to visit the Meet Abrigo area.

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom Foyer

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Breakout Sessions (choose one)

Optimizing Scenarios in BAM+

with Kevin Gulledge, Senior Risk Management Consultant, Abrigo

Shaping your scenarios to match your risk profiles within the BAM+ system to increase efficiency while maximizing coverage

Austin Hilton

Room 406

CSM Pod Walkthrough

with Elizabeth Samerjan, Senior Enterprise Client Success Manager, Abrigo

Discussion of the new client success manager and support organization and process

Austin Hilton

Room 408

Understanding Your Data

with Chris Benoit, Lead Sales Engineer, Abrigo
How data coming in to your system affects your BSA program: maximizing the building blocks for success

Austin Hilton

Room 410

What's the 411 on the NY504?

with Jessica Caballero, Senior Strategy and Engagement Manager, Abrigo

Attention should be paid to what is going on within New York's regulatory environment regardless of what states you do business in. Learn what NYDFS 504 means for other areas of the country.

Austin Hilton

Room 412

5:05 pm - 5:20 pm

Happy Hour Introduction

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

5:20 - 6:20 pm

Happy Hour Session: Social Media Threats

with Harry Jimenez, Chief of Community Readiness and Intelligence Division, Bexar Co. Sherriff’s Office

Identifying risk as it relates to social media and its intersection with financial activity

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

6:20 - 6:30 pm

Wrap Up and Adjourn Day 2

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

Wednesday
April 10, 2019

7:00 - 8:00 am

Breakfast

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom DE

8:00 am

Welcome Day 3

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

8:10 - 9:10 am

Hot Button Issues for Regulators

with Jessica Calballero, Senior Strategy and Engagement Manager, Abrigo
Drill down into the issues your examiners are focusing on in financial institutions today

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

9:10 -10:10 am

Artificial Intelligence and BSA/AML

with Dr. Gary Shiffman, Founder & CEO, Giant Oak

An exploration of artificial intelligence within the BSA/AML ecosystem in the present and what the future holds.

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

10:10 - 10:30 am

Break

Austin HIlton

Governor's Ballroom Foyer

10:30 - 11:30 am

Cannabis Industry and Banking

with Tyler Beuerlein, Executive Vice President of Business Development, Hypur

A closer look at the cannabis industry and best practices in handling marijuana related businesses

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

11:30 - 12:30 pm

Transactional Money Laundering

with Debra Geister, CEO, Section 2 Financial Intelligence

Defining and identifying transactional money laundering. Learn the ins and outs of dealing with transactional money laundering within your BSA program.

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom ABC

12:30 - 12:45

Closing and Adjourn Conference

Austin Hilton

Governor's Ballroom Foyer

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*All session content, speakers, and times subject to change.