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October 19, 2014 |

ABA Annual Convention

Presented By:American Bankers Association

Date:October 19, 2014

Time:8:00 am

Location:Hyatt Regency Dallas

October 19 – 21, 2014
Location: Hyatt Regency Dallas
Address: 300 Reunion Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75207

For more information about this event and/or to register, click here.

The 2014 ABA Annual Convention will explore banking’s new frontiers, from national and global policy developments to long-term competitive strategies.

Our forward-looking program includes sessions on cyber threats, third-party risk, alternative delivery models, new technologies, 21st century bankers and much more to ensure that your bank stays relevant as the industry continues to transform.

Preliminary Program

Saturday, October 18
7:30 am–3:00 pm ABA’s Habitat for Humanity Home Build
9:00 am–6:00 pm Exhibitor Registration and Setup
12:30 pm–4:30 pm Optional Tour: Sixth Floor Museum/George W. Bush Presidential Library
12:30 pm–5:15 pm Optional Tour: Fort Worth Historic Stockyards
1:00 pm–4:00 pm Optional Tour: AT&T (Formerly Cowboys) Stadium

Sunday, October 19
7:00 am–4:00 pm Directors’ Forum
8:00 am–3:00 pm Exhibitor Registration and Setup
8:00 am–7:00 pm Convention Registration
10:00 am–12:30 pm Optional Tour: Iron Chef Competition at Trinity Groves
10:00 am–3:45 pm Optional Tour: Sixth Floor Museum/George W. Bush Presidential Library
1:30 pm–3:30 pm Community Reinvestment Tour
2:00 pm–4:00 pm Mutual Institutions Council Meeting
4:00 pm–5:30 pm Alliance of State Bankers Associations Annual Meeting
5:00 pm–6:00 pm Welcome to Dallas Reception in the Marketplace
6:00 pm–7:30 pm Opening Reception

Monday, October 20
7:00 am–6:00 pm Convention Registration
7:00 am–7:50 am Power Breakfasts
7:30 am–8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am–9:45 am GENERAL SESSION
–     Jeff Plagge, ABA Chairman
–     Frank Keating, ABA President and CEO
–     Michael Hunter, ABA Chief Operating Officer

–     Tucker Carlson, Veteran Journalist and Political Commentator
–     Bill Press, Bestselling Author and Host, The Bill Press Show
9:45 am–10:45 am Networking Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
10:45 am–12:00 noon GENERAL SESSION
–     Robert Gates, Former Secretary of Defense
12:00 noon–1:15 pm Power Lunches
12:00 noon–1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own
1:30 pm–2:30 pm GENERAL SESSION: The 21st Century Banker
–     Katie Boyd, SVP, Training & Marketing Manager, FirstCapital Bank of Texas
–     Thomas Richards, Director and Assistant Vice President, Owingsville Banking Company
–     Siya Vansia, Executive Marketing Coordinator, ConnectOne Bank
–     Moderator: Christine L. Pierson, Executive Vice President, Consumer Services, UMB Bank NA
2:30 pm–3:30 pm Networking Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
3:30 pm–5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
–     Mitigating Cyber Threats in 2014 and Beyond
–     Embracing Innovation
–     Rising Interest Rates: Are You Prepared?
–     Succession Planning and Talent Management
3:30 pm–5:00 pm Guest Program: An Invisible Thread – Small Acts of Kindness
5:00 pm–6:30 pm Reception in the Marketplace

Tuesday, October 21
7:00 am–5:00 pm Convention Registration
7:00 am–7:50 am Power Breakfasts
7:30 am–8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am–9:45 am GENERAL SESSION: Remaining Competitive – Disruptive Business Models for Financial Services
–     Robert J. Frohwein, Founder and CEO, Kabbage, Inc.
–     Richard Holbrook, Chairman & CEO, Eastern Bank
–     Manolo Sanchez, President and CEO, BBVA Compass
–     Peter Weill, PhD, Senior Research Scientist and Chairman, Center for Information Systems Research, MIT Sloan School of Management
–     Moderator: Dorothy A. Savarese, President and CEO, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
9:45 am–10:45 am Networking Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
10:45 am–12:00 noon GENERAL SESSION
12:00 noon–1:30 pm Luncheon in the Marketplace
1:30 pm–2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions
–     Brick & Mortar vs. Digital Banking: How Best to Invest to Meet Customers’ Expectations
–     Third-Party Risk Management: Everyone’s Problem
–     Residential Mortgages: A Profitable Business Line?
–     Acquiring and Deepening Small Business Relationships
1:30 pm–2:45 pm Guest Program: Pioneering Personal Wellness
3:00 pm–4:30 pm CLOSING GENERAL SESSION
–     Ken Burns, Documentary Filmmaker
4:30 pm–5:30 pm Farewell Reception

Note: Program subject to change.