ACAMS 11th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference – Asia Pacific

Attendee Information

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

Sands Expo and Convention Centre
Marina Bay Sands Singapore
10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956


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 registration. If you register within 30 days of the conference, payment will be 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 asia@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 USD 125 per reception. Please send your request to asia@acams.org by 12.00 PM on 4 April 2019 (Singapore Time). Payment must be submitted at the time of the request. Upon check-in at the conference, please have your guest present a valid government-issued 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 USD 50 charge to replace it. Please pay the replacement fee at the Registration Desk to obtain a replacement badge. Conference badges are non-transferable and may not be shared.


Pre-Conference Training

Upgrade your registration to enhance your learning experience and participate in the pre-conference training opportunities on 7 April 2019 – the day before the main conference:

09.00 – 17.00
FREE CAMS Examination Preparation Seminar*

Limited seating available – To upgrade your registration, contact your ACAMS Account Manager or our Service Team at +852-3750 7684/7658 (Hong Kong) +65-6622 5611 (Singapore) +86-10-5811 1797/1783 (Beijing) or asia@acams.org.

*The CAMS Examination Preparation Seminar is free to conference delegates who have purchased the CAMS certification package or are in the process of certifying and will be sitting for the CAMS Examination.

^Six (6) continuing educational CAMS credits can be earned after the completion of the seminar.


Session Materials

Attendees will receive a link to the online conference materials on 1 April 2019. Please note that materials will be available online only. If you would like hard copies to reference during the sessions, we suggest that you download and print the presentations prior to the conference. Updated conference materials will also be available mobile app and will be shared after the conference.


Certificate of Participation

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


Continuing Education Credits

CAMS Seal

ACAMS members will automatically receive 12 CAMS credits for attending this event. 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.


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 before 11 February 2019 will receive a full refund minus a USD 250 administration fee. Cancellations received between 11 February – 11 March 2019 will be issued a credit voucher to be used towards next year’s conference. Cancellations received after 11 March 2019 will not be refunded.

Substitutions of registered attendees must be submitted in writing to asia@acams.org by 12.00 PM on 4 April 2019 (Singapore Time). 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.


Special Services

Should you require specific aids or services during the conference please contact asia@acams.org with your request by 11 March 2019 to see about accommodation.


Accommodation & Travel Info

Accommodation

A block of rooms at Marina Bay Sands has been reserved at a discounted rate for this event. The last day to reserve rooms at the group rate is 11 March 2019, or until the room block is sold out. Due to the high demand for rooms, we recommend that you book your room reservation as early as possible.

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About Singapore

Singapore is the perfect holiday destination for a shopping getaway, family trip, or even an island escapade. Singapore’s multi-ethnic culture is also reflected in an array of festivals all through the year, so visitors can immerse themselves in the local traditions no matter when visit.

Please visit the Singapore Tourism Board website for more information at https://www.visitsingapore.com/en/

Weather

It’s summer all year round in Singapore, with average temperatures of 26 to 27°C throughout the year. Visitors won’t have to fret too much about dressing for the weather in sunny Singapore—keep it light, comfortable and cool.

Airline Travel

Strategically located in the heart of Southeast Asia, Singapore is only a few hours’ flight away from fast-growing markets such as China and India. Voted as the World’s Best Airport for five consecutive years (The Skytrax World Airport Awards, 2013-2017), Changi International Airport is connected to over 330 cities worldwide with around 6,800 weekly flights. It’s no wonder why Singapore is considered one of the top cities for business and leisure.

Transportation

As Asia’s leading destination for business, leisure and entertainment, Marina Bay Sands® is home to multiple unique and vibrant venues, creating a world-class experience for you and your team. From breath-taking rooms and suites, extensive and highly flexible event spaces, sumptuous dining, exciting entertainment to the finest in retail, it is all under one roof, all within reach.

Sands Expo and Convention Centre
10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Phone: +65 6688 8888
From Changi airport
19.7 km (20 mins drive)
Nearest MRT
Bayfront, Exit C & D, 200m (3 mins walk)

For more specific information about the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, visit https://www.marinabaysands.com/expo-events-and-convention-centre.html#overview


Apply for Visa

If you need a visa, we strongly encourage you to apply your visa as earliest as possible. Please email ACAMS at asia@acams.org if you require a Letter of Invitation from ACAMS.

Most visitors to Singapore do not require a visa for entry. For more information on visa requirements, you can check with the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority.


Need Assistance?

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