The Age of Innovation

Artificial intelligence, data analytics, machine learning: clearly, this is the age of innovation for AML–which is why compliance and anti-financial crime professionals need to attend the 2020 ACAMS Hollywood Conference. Because the reality is, financial criminals are also mastering innovation, as evidenced by growing incidents of cybercrime, ransomware attacks and synthetic identity theft. The Hollywood Conference tackles growing challenges such as virtual currencies, sanctions, dark web drug trafficking and domestic terrorism. The 25th edition of the Hollywood conference provides innovative insights for thriving and surviving in an age of AML innovation.


*Earn up to 23 ACAMS credits at the conference: 17 credits for the main conference and 6 credits for the CAMS & CGSS examination preparation seminars.

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Top Sessions


Pathway of the SARs: Tracking Trajectories for Suspicious Activities from Alerts to Prosecution


Super Models: Building Better Risk Models for the New Era of AFC


Domestic Terrorism: Adjusting AFC to Combat Homegrown Threats


Case Study: Jeffrey Epstein and the Scourge of Sex Trafficking of Minors

2020 Special Presentation Speaker

David Lewis

David Lewis

Executive Secretary

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CAMS Examination Preparation Seminar

CAMS SealThe Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation denotes a superior level of understanding of international AML/CTF principles. Internationally renowned and accepted, world governments acknowledge the CAMS certification as the gold standard in AML/CTF.

Make the most of your conference experience by attending the CAMS Preparation Seminar on
April 19, 2020. This seminar is complimentary for conference delegates who purchase the CAMS6 certification package or are in the process of certifying and will be sitting for the CAMS6 Examination. Please note that seating capacity is extremely limited and participation must be reserved in advance.

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CGSS Examination Preparation Seminar

CGSS SealPrepare for your Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) certification on April 19, 2020, which will equip you with a global credential that represents a serious commitment to compliance with
sanctions regulations.

To be eligible for the CGSS Exam you must have 40 qualifying credits based on education, other professional certification, and/or professional experience in the sanctions or financial crime compliance field.

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A block of rooms at the Diplomat Beach Resort has been reserved at a special rate for this event. The last day to reserve rooms at the group rate is March 16, 2020, 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.

The Diplomat Beach Resort

3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019


Reserve over the phone: +1 (855) 689-2911

Group Code: ACC20

Additional Hotel Accommodations

An additional block of rooms has been reserved at the Doubletree Hotel at a special rate for this event. The last day to reserve rooms at the group rate is March 26, 2020, or until the room block is sold out.

Doubletree Hotel

4000 South Ocean Drive.
Hollywood, FL 33019


Reservation Phone: 954.454.4334

2019 Attendees Testimonials

  • Detective Yoshua Garfinkel, CFE, CAMSEconomics Crime Detective, Hialeah Police Department

    “I attended the Examination Prep Seminar and the conference and I had a great time and learned a tremendous amount of useful information that I was able to bring back to my agency and share.”

  • Michael WillsAssistant Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    “This event put me in touch with a community that is working diligently across many boundaries to keep the world safe for private and public business for all of us. Technical, policy, process, and procedure were all "fair game" as everyone shared their experiences in ways that showed that their hearts were all in the right place.”

2019 Keynote Speaker
Joseph M. Otting,
Comptroller of the Currency,
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

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