The World’s Largest AML & Financial Crime Conference

A special thank you to our 2016 speakers, attendees, sponsors and exhibitors for participating in another record-breaking event.

We look forward to seeing you next year September 25-27 in Las Vegas.

#ACAMSVegas Conference is the most trusted meeting place for the AML/CTF/financial crime community and features the largest gathering of ACAMS members, CAMS-certified professionals and government officials. For 15 years now, the connections made at this conference have been crucial for bridging the communication gap between the private and public sectors, bringing awareness to predicate crimes related to money laundering – including terrorist financing, human trafficking and tax evasion – and for establishing reliable alliances and resources to last your entire career.

After three days of practical training sessions, deep dives into case studies, and executive-level roundtable discussions, you’ll walk away inspired and reenergized to take on the challenges of detecting and preventing financial crime.










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9/11 Videos

ACAMS asked a few individuals that were very active and involved in the AML space before, during and after 9/11 to give a sense of what it meant to them and the activities that have occurred since then.

Watch videos

ACAMS Reporter

This year’s conference newspaper contains a special collection of news stories and articles on sanctions risks, new CDD rule, heroin and money laundering, financial crime risk assessments and much more.

Download newspaper

Polling Results

See how your challenges measure up to your peers with results from the live audience polling on de-risking/financial inclusion, virtual currencies, cybersecurity, and among other key topics for 2016 and beyond.

View the Charts

Attendee Reviews

  • “It was all I expected and more. I found the conference priceless…worth every penny, and I paid for it all myself. I would definitely recommend this conference to a colleague.”

    Annelise Strader

    BSA Compliance Specialist, United Business Bank
  • “The quality of speakers, the session topics, vendor booths, and the venue was great. The conference provided a lot of great detail on top trends and issues occurring in the field.”

    Alexis Shupak

    Vice President, AML Compliance Officer, Citigroup
  • “The sessions were all really informative and I have taken what I have learned back to my current employment and discussed them with my co-workers. It was also a great networking experience.”

    Melissa Leeds, CAMS

    Counter Threat Finance/Counter Narcotic Finance Analyst, United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM)
  • “Gaining the perspective on how the banks are running their programs is very useful for us, as a casino, in developing our practices based off of best practices in the financial world.”

    Bradley Rudnicki, CAMS

    AML Intelligence Analyst, Bristish Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC)
  • “I learned the industry wide efforts in the financial crimes area and how many people are involved in it and how much dedication is there. This is a great conference which gives you an opportunity to meet and learn from the best of best.”

    Pradeep Tyagi

    Financial Crimes Manager, Wells Fargo
  • “ACAMS is industry leading in the field of BSA/AML education with resources and partnerships with public and private sector speakers and subject matter.”

    Jeff Rose

    BSA/AML Investigator, Boeing Employees Credit Union (BECU)
  • “Everything about the conference went above and beyond my expectations. From the networking opportunities and panels all the way to the catering, the experience was beyond compare. I learned a lot and met many excellent new people - this is my tribe.”

    Merrick Harper, CAMS

    AML and Regulation Officer, Fibonatix
  • “For individuals interested in a career in the BSA-AML field, the conference gives a holistic view of AML and current trends. It is especially beneficial to individuals that have received their certification.”

    Bryan Holder, CAMS

    OFAC Officer, Trustmark National Bank
  • “The organizers have ensured that information as presented were extensive and relevant and provided ideal opportunities for questions and feedback.”

    Karen Gittens, CAMS

    Manager, Monitoring Advice Testing and Training, Scotiabank

Session Recordings

Keynote Address Comptroller Curry

Keynote Address Comptroller Curry

Special Presentation with ICIJ Panama Papers

Special Presentation with ICIJ:
Panama Papers

Special Presentation with Polaris: Human Trafficking

Special Presentation with Polaris: Human Trafficking

Personal Liability: What Compliance Professionals Need to Know

Personal Liability: What Compliance Professionals Need to Know

Rearming Compliance Policies to Fight New Forms of Threat Finance

Rearming Compliance Policies to Fight New Forms of Threat Finance

Financial Crime Hot Topics

Financial Crime Hot Topics

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