Thank You for Making the ACAMS 2018 Conference a Success

ACAMS would like to thank everyone who participated in the ACAMS 23rd Annual International AML & Financial Crime Conference. We would like to extend a special thank you to our 2018 speaker faculty, attendees, sponsors and exhibitors who contributed in making this such a dynamic and inspiring event. We look forward to welcoming you back next year in Hollywood, Florida where we will tackle the latest challenges that the AML and financial crime industry is facing.

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2018 Keynote Speakers

Kenneth A. Blanco
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network

Jeffrey Cannon
Section Chief, Counterterrorism Division, Terrorist Financing Operations Section
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Attendee Reviews

  • – Kevin Fitzpatrick

    Director of BSA/AML, First Federal Bank of the Midwest, United States

    “This year’s conference touched on a balance of domestic and international topics. Very satisfied with the networking opportunities coupled with subject matter experts discussing diverse and current AML concerns/topics.”

  • – Sherian Emmanuel

    Compliance Officer, East Caribbean Financial Holding, St. Lucia

    “I believe that as many persons as possible should be exposed to that level of training. Any organization seeking to create an AML culture should have the opportunity that I received.”

  • – Doug Harycki

    Manager, AML and Fraud Surveillance, Fidelity Investments, United States

    “It was my first time to attend and was a great experience. I think it's important for a person in this line of work to get a chance to meet and hear from other professionals in the same line of work outside of their own organization.”

  • – Nitza Pagan, CAMS

    BSA Compliance Officer, Activo International Bank Inc., Puerto Rico

    “Confirms AML, terrorist financing and other illicit activities are mostly the same around the world and that we are to develop efficient tools to detect, prevent and combat all of them.”

  • – David Jourdan, CAMS

    Vice President/BSA Officer, Berkshire Bank, United States

    “I have attended every year for the past six years and nine years overall. It is always first rate. I recommend it to my employees, bosses and peers.”

  • – Tamara Bain

    Compliance Officer/MLRO, Assets and Portfolio Management Services Ltd. (APMS), Bahamas

    “The conference granted opportunities to forge friendships with industry peers from around the globe. Moreover, you are able to discuss matters and everyone is able to obtain gainful feedback.”

Free CAMS Seminar

CAMSThe Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation denotes a superior level of understanding of international AML/CTF principles. Internationally renowned and accepted, financial crime detection and prevention professionals worldwide acknowledge the CAMS certification as the gold standard in AML/CTF.

Make the most of your conference experience by attending the CAMS Seminar on April 14, 2019. This 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. Please note that seating capacity is extremely limited and participation must be reserved in advance.

*An additional six (6) continuing educational CAMS credits can be earned after the completion of the seminar.

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The 2019 Conference will be held at the Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Florida.

Diplomat Resort & Spa

3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019

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