ACAMS moneylaundering.com 22nd Annual International AML & Financial Crime Conference

IMPORTANT: For security purposes, upon check in at the Registration Desk you will be asked to provide a valid government-issued form of identification.


Venue and Hotel Accommodations

Diplomat Resort & Spa
3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019

A block of rooms at the Diplomat Resort & Spa and the Beachwalk Resort has been reserved at a discounted rate for this event. Due to the high demand for rooms, we recommend you book your reservation as early as possible.

Diplomat Resort & Spa

Reserve Online

Reserve over the phone:
+1 855.689.2911

Group Code: ACAMS2017

Beachwalk Resort

Reserve Online

Reserve over the phone:
+1 954.266.0147 or +1 844.594.7246

Group Code: 170402ACAM


Fees and Payment Policy

The standard fee for attending the conference is outlined in the pricing section. This registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments, as well as presentation materials (available only in PDF electronic format). You may submit payment with your registration or request to be invoiced.

Payment is due within 30 days of registering. If registering within 30 days of the conference, payment is due immediately. If registering with an early bird discounted rate, or any special rates, payment must be submitted by the discount expiration date. If payment has not been received prior to the event, a credit card guarantee will be required to attend the conference.


Attire

Business casual attire is appropriate for all sessions and receptions. Hotel meeting room temperatures are difficult to regulate and tend to be on the cooler side. It’s a good idea to bring a jacket or sweater.


Dietary Requirements

If you have special dietary requirements, please send an email to info@acams.org specifying your needs at least 30 days prior to the conference. Our team will do their best to accommodate your dietary request, however, requests received within less than 30 days of the conference cannot be guaranteed.


Guest Policy

If you wish to invite a guest to the networking receptions, the cost is US$125 per reception. Please send your request to info@acams.org by 12:00 PM (ET) on Thursday, March 30. Payment must be submitted at the time of the request. Upon check-in at the conference, please have your guest present a valid government-issues form of identification at the Registration Desk to pick up their name badge. Requests that are submitted after the eligible time-frame will not be considered.


Name Badge Policy

It is very important to wear your name badge during the conference. Admission to all functions, including sessions and the networking events, is by badge only. If you lose your badge, there is a US$50 charge to replace it. Please pay the replacement fee at the Registration Desk to obtain a replacement badge. Conference badges are not transferable and may not be shared.


Registration Desk Location and Hours

Registration courtesy of Safe Banking Systems LLC
Conference Bag, Name Badge and Lanyard courtesy of GlobalVision Systems

The conference Registration Desk is located in Great Hall Foyer 4-5 on Level Three of the Convention Center. We recommend checking in for the main conference on Sunday to avoid delays on Monday morning.

For security purposes, upon check in at the Registration Desk you will be asked to provide a valid government-issued form of identification.

Sunday, April 2
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Monday, April 3
7:30 AM – 5:50 PM

Tuesday, April 4
7:30 AM – 5:50 PM

Wednesday, April 5
7:30 AM – 11:50 AM


Exhibit Hall Location and Hours

The conference Exhibit Hall is located in Great Hall 4 – 6.

Monday, April 3
7:30 AM – 6:50 PM

Tuesday, April 4
7:30 AM – 5:50 PM

Wednesday, April 5
7:30 AM – 10:30 AM


Additional Conference Events

Sunday, April 2

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
ACAMS First-Time Attendee Orientation

Monday, April 3

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall courtesy of BAE Systems

10:35 AM – 11:05 AM
Networking and Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall courtesy of RDC

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Networking Luncheon

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
AML Knowledge Luncheon courtesy of BAE Systems
Seating is limited. To reserve your space please RSVP: Ben McCracken benedict.mccracken@baesystems.com

2:45 PM – 3:05 PM
Networking and Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

4:20 PM – 4:50 PM
Networking and Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

5:50 PM – 6:50 PM
Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall courtesy of Equiniti KYC Solutions

Tuesday, April 4

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall courtesy of CSI Regulatory Compliance

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
ACAMS Enterprise Breakfast
Seating is limited. To reserve your space please RSVP: Kristen Ferreiro kferreiro@acams.org

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Networking and Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall courtesy of FinScan

10:45 AM – 11:15 AM
Author Book Signing with Malcolm W. Nance

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Networking Luncheon

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
AML Knowledge Luncheon courtesy of Grant Thornton LLP
Seating is limited. To reserve your space please RSVP: Megan Conheeney Megan.Conheeney@us.gt.com

2:45 PM – 3:05 PM
Networking and Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

4:20 PM – 4:50 PM
Networking and Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall

5:50 PM – 6:50 PM
Networking Reception courtesy of Treliant Risk Advisors

Wednesday, April 5

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Networking and Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall


Pre-Conference Training

Upgrade your registration to enhance your learning experience and participate in the pre-conference training opportunities on Sunday, April 2:

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
FREE CAMS Examination Preparation Seminar*

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Workshop A: Cybersecurity: Anatomy of a Hack

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Workshop B: A Measured Approach: Creating Customized Metrics for Measuring AML Effectiveness

Please note that seating capacity is extremely limited and participation must be reserved in advance. To upgrade your registration, contact your ACAMS account manager or our Service Team at +1 305.373.0020 or info@acams.org.

*The CAMS seminar is free for conference delegates who purchase the CAMS6 certification package or are in the process of certifying and will be sitting for the CAMS6 Examination.


Session Materials

Attendees may access and download session handouts and speaker presentations (where available) on the conference materials web page with password: MLC2017

We encourage you to print or download to your laptop any presentations you would like to have with you during the conference. Printed handouts will not be provided during the conference. Updated conference materials will be available online within 2 weeks after the conference.

Materials will not be available online for the CAMS Exam Seminar, Workshop A and Workshop B. Printed handouts will be provided at the conference for these sessions only.


Program and Journal

A printable PDF of the conference program is now available for download. Printed copies will be distributed to attendees upon check-in at the Registration Desk.


Internet Access

Complimentary Wi-Fi access, courtesy of ACAMS, is available to all conference attendees.
Network (SSID): ACAMS
Password: ACAMS2017


Mobile App

This convenient tool allows you easy on-hand access to personalize your agenda, conference materials, speaker roster, polling, networking and much more.

Visit iTunes or Google Play store and search ACAMS Conferences 2017

Login to app using your email address (the one provided at the time of registration) as username and the following case sensitive password: MLC2017


Certificate of Participation

Certificates will be emailed 2 weeks after the conference (in PDF electronic format).


Continuing Education Credits

ACAMS CREDITS

CAMS-Seal

ACAMS members will automatically receive up to 23 CAMS credits for attending this event; 17 credits for the main conference, 3 credits per pre-conference workshop, and 6 CAMS credits for the exam prep seminar. Additional continuing education credits may also be available from outside organizations. Please contact your accrediting body directly for instructions on submitting an application. ACAMS is not responsible for securing non-CAMS credits on behalf of conference attendees.

CLE AND CPE CREDITS

ACAMS is a registered sponsor through the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the Florida CLE Board. The conference is accredited for up to 23 CPE credits and 25 CLE credits.

NASBA Accreditation

CLE Accreditation


On-Demand Recordings

All attendees will have access to audio recordings of select sessions within 2 weeks after the conference.


Photography/Videography

Registrations and attendance at, or participation in this conference constitutes an agreement by the registrant to ACAMS’s use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes.


Substitution and Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received up to February 6, 2017, will receive a full refund minus a US$250 administration fee. Cancellations received February 7 – March 6, 2017, will be issued a credit voucher to be used towards next year’s conference. Cancellations received on or after March 7, 2017, will not be refunded.

Substitutions of registered attendees must be submitted in writing to info@acams.org by 12:00 PM (ET) on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Please note that if the transfer is made from an ACAMS member to a non-ACAMS member, you will be charged the difference in cost. If you neither attend the conference nor designate a substitute prior to the event, you are still responsible for the full registration fee. Requests submitted after the eligible time-frame will not be considered.

If for any reason ACAMS cancels or reschedules the conference, we do not accept responsibility for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants.


Need Assistance?

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