14th Annual
Counterterrorism and Financial Crimes Forum

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Leading-edge analytics in fraud, security and financial crimes compliance

August 15-16  |  Cary, NC

Why Attend?

With the balance of global power in constant flux, law enforcement, regulatory agencies and the banking industry must do everything possible to protect stability for their organizations and those they serve. Control over data and analytics helps us anticipate and protect against criminal activity and fraud.

At the 14th Annual Counterterrorism and Financial Crimes Forum, you’ll get presentations, real-world case studies and learn the latest techniques from leaders in law enforcement, analytics and fraud prevention. Learn about the most effective strategies for terrorism tactics and financing prevention, fraud investigation, regulatory compliance, and money laundering detection and prevention from the leading experts in these fields.

The 14th Annual Counterterrorism and Financial Crimes Forum is by invitation only and registration is complimentary.

Agenda at a Glance

Wednesday, August 15 
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.Welcome Reception
Thursday, August 16 
7:30 a.m.Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m.Welcome Remarks
9:00 a.m.Keynote Presentation
10:00 a.m.Break  
10:30 a.m.

General Session: Panel Discussions

Paradigm Shift - Industry Trends in AML/CFT
Continued domestic and global challenges require evolving strategies to both understand risks and develop appropriate risk controls. Creating risk-relevant programs to address competing issues is a priority in today’s environment. Analyzing recent enforcement actions, understanding regulatory expectations and incorporating innovative solutions provide the stepping stones for a sustainable and forwarding-looking financial crimes program.

11:30 a.m.

General Session: Panel Discussions

Role of Artificial Intelligence in Financial Crimes
Artificial intelligence presents great promise in detection and reporting of financial crimes. It also presents massive challenges in implementation and regulatory acceptance. Join this panel as it explores the potential and pitfalls of AI and what a technology road map for implementing AI needs to include and what resources are necessary.

12:30 p.m.Transportation to Building C
12:45 p.m.Lunch  
2:00 p.m.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • CDD: Beyond Beneficial Ownership Requirements
  • Cryptocurrencies
3:15 p.m.Concurrent Breakout Sessions
  • Machine Learning as a Modernization Strategy
  • State-Sponsored Intrusion/Hacking
4:15 p.m.  Closing Reception and Demo Showcase
EBC Networking Hall
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Hotel and Travel

Hotel and travel arrangements to Cary, NC, are the responsibility of individual forum guests. Please book your flights into and out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport. 

There are no hotel room blocks associated with this event. Please ask for the SAS rate when booking.

Preferred Hotels:

  • Embassy Suites
    Raleigh-Durham Research Triangle
    201 Harrison Oaks Blvd.
    Cary, NC 27513
    Phone: 919-677-1840

    The Embassy Suites is located across the street from the SAS campus. For your convenience, we have secured a special rate of $157 per night for forum attendees on a first-come, first-serve basis, so please book early. The Embassy Suites offers complimentary airport transportation, but you must call the hotel upon arrival to schedule pickup.

  • The Umstead Hotel and Spa
    100 Woodland Pond Dr.
    Cary, NC 27513
    Phone: 919-447-4000

    The Umstead Hotel and Spa is located at the entrance of SAS. For your convenience, we have secured a special rate of $255 per night for forum attendees on a first-come, first-served basis, so please book early.

Other Hotel Options

Location and Directions

SAS World Headquarters
820 SAS Campus Drive
Cary, NC 27513-2414

SAS is conveniently located just off Interstate 40, Exit 287, at Harrison Avenue. See a high-level map of SAS (includes a link to Google Maps for driving directions).

Recommended Attire

Suggested attire for all forum events is business casual.

In Partnership With

Bank of America
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Capital One
Department of Justice
US Bank

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