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Southeast Workshop
Day 1
8:30AM – 9:00AM
Registration
8:50AM – 9:00AM
Welcome and Introduction
  • Lelia Savory, CDCS
  • Senior Vice President, Product and Servicing Manager, Int'l Dept
  • First Horizon Bank
  • 9:00AM – 10:15AM
    Trade Jeopardy
    Come test your knowledge of Commercial Letters of Credit, Standby Letters of Credit and Compliance Issues in an action packed episode of Trade Jeopardy
    Speaker
  • Melissa Luster
  • VP International Operations
  • BOKF, National Association
  • 10:15AM – 10:30AM
    Coffee Break
    10:30AM – 11:45AM
    OFAC Compliance-Sanctions
  • Chandler S. Leonard
  • Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • 11:45AM – 12:15PM
    SWIFT 2020
    What is SWIFT up to this year? Hear about the new changes this year, and their impact.
    Speaker
  • Lelia Savory, CDCS
  • Senior Vice President, Product and Servicing Manager, Int'l Dept
  • First Horizon Bank
  • 12:15PM – 1:15PM
    Networking Luncheon
    1:15PM – 2:00PM
    Open Account/Supply Chain Finance
    Speaker
  • Carson Strickland
  • SVP, Head of Global Trade
  • Regions Bank
  • 2:00PM – 2:45PM
    Incoterms ® 2020 has launched – Are you ready?
    Join us for a look at this update, designed to help importers and exporters worldwide better understand their responsibilities in the language of our essential global trading system
    Speaker
  • Roland Satchell, CDCS
  • Vice President
  • JP Morgan
  • 2:45PM – 3:00PM
    Coffee Break
    3:00PM – 3:45PM
    Compliance Case Studies
  • Ahmed Baraka, CDCS
  • Vice President
  • JP Morgan
  • 3:45PM – 5:00PM
    Mock Court
    You be the judge. Hear the case and decide the outcome with your team. Try and persuade the other teams to your point of view. Finally, hear how the courts decided the case. Year after year the most highly ranked session.
    Moderators
  • Normand Girard, CDCS
  • Director, Global Trade Operations
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Jeremiah Glock, CDCS
  • Vice President and Trade Advisor
  • Citi
  • 5:00PM - 5:10PM
    Day One Wrap-Up
  • Jeremiah Glock, CDCS
  • Vice President and Trade Advisor
  • Citi
  • Day 2
    8:30AM – 9:00AM
    Registration
    8:50AM – 9:00AM
    Welcome
  • Jeremiah Glock, CDCS
  • Vice President and Trade Advisor
  • Citi
  • 9:00AM – 10:00AM
    Enforcement
    Governmental Enforcement: Learn the Latest Approaches and Hear Actual Case Studies From Experts and Enforcement Officers.
    10:00AM – 10:45AM
    Auto Extension White Paper
    A discussion of the pitfalls of Automatic Extension Clauses and what steps your institution should take to ensure that you are following the industry’s best practices. As well as an update on the Automatic Extension White Paper.
    Speaker
  • Frank Petrassi
  • Vice President
  • JPMorgan
  • 10:45AM – 11:00AM
    Coffee Break
    11:00AM – 12:00PM
    ICC Opinions
    A review of recent finalized ICC Opinions and the discussion at the ICC Banking Commission Meeting. How did the experts come to those decisions?
    Moderator
  • Jeremiah Glock, CDCS
  • Vice President and Trade Advisor
  • Citi
  • Speaker
  • Normand Girard, CDCS
  • Director, Global Trade Operations
  • BMO Financial Group
  • 12:00PM – 1:00PM
    Networking Luncheon
    1:00PM – 2:00PM
    Ask the Expert
    Ask this panel of experts those puzzling questions. Bring all the questions you and your office want asked. This panel will provide their insights into your situation, and may give you new ideas to try.
    Speakers
  • Jeremiah Glock, CDCS
  • Vice President and Trade Advisor
  • Citi
  • Normand Girard, CDCS
  • Director, Global Trade Operations
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Roland Satchell, CDCS
  • Vice President
  • JPMorgan
  • 2:00PM – 3:00PM
    Blockchain for Global Trade - Finding the True North
    In this workshop, we will look beyond the hype cycle around blockchain technology and focus on the real value to be gained by reconstructing enterprise processes into a global network of neutral entities. As trusted marketplaces built on interconnected blockchain networks evolve, they will drive global trade facilitation and GDP growth especially given the current geo-political situation. This global network must be enveloped with open governance ahead of standards to facilitate collaborative exchange among all members to thrive at scale.
  • Parm S Sangha
  • Global Blockchain Leader, Trade and trade Finance
  • IBM
  • 3:00PM – 3:15PM
    Coffee Break
    3:15PM – 4:15PM
    Best Practices in SBLC & Issuance of Guarantees
    4:15PM - 4:30PM
    Workshop Wrap-Up
  • Lelia Savory, CDCS
  • Senior Vice President, Product and Servicing Manager, Int'l Dept
  • First Horizon Bank
  • Canada Workshop
    Day 1
    8:30AM – 9:00AM
    Registration
    8:45AM – 9:00AM
    Welcome and Introduction
  • Normand Girard, CDCS
  • Director, Global Trade Operations
  • BMO Financial Group
  • 9:00AM – 10:15AM
    Trade Jeopardy
    Come test your knowledge of Commercial Letters of Credit, Standby Letters of Credit and Compliance Issues in an action packed episode of Trade Jeopardy
  • Jerry Glock, CDCS
  • Vice President and Trade Advisor
  • Citi
  • Rajan Sharma
  • Director, Trade Finance Risk Control
  • Scotiabank
  • Marilyn D. Williams
  • Senior Manager, Trade Finance Operations, Credit Processing Services
  • Capital Markets, Wealth Management Operations
  • CIBC
  • 10:15AM – 10:30AM
    Coffee Break
    10:30AM – 11:45AM
    OFAC Compliance-AML & Sanctions
  • Daryl Davis
  • Chief Advisor for Global Sanctions & Anti-Corruption Programs
  • National Bank of Canada
  • Arame Seye
  • Senior Advisor/Trade Finance Expertise Desk
  • National Bank of Canada
  • 11:45AM – 12:15PM
    SWIFT 2020
    What is SWIFT up to this year? Hear about the new changes this year, and their impact.
    12:15PM – 1:15PM
    Networking Luncheon
    1:15PM – 2:00PM
    Open Account/Supply Chain Finance
  • Camilo Alvarado
  • Director & Head Supply Chain Finance
  • Scotiabank
  • 2:00PM – 2:45PM
    Incoterms ® 2020 has launched – Are you ready?
    Join us for a look at this update, designed to help importers and exporters worldwide better understand their responsibilities in the language of our essential global trading system
  • Shahed Aziz
  • Senior Manager, Risk Management
  • Scotiabank
  • 2:45PM – 3:00PM
    Coffee Break
    3:00PM – 3:45PM
    Lost Documents & Force Majeure
  • Rashid Hasan, CDCS
  • Senior Manager, Transaction Risk and Compliance, Trade Operations
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • 3:45PM – 5:00PM
    Mock Court
    You be the judge. Hear the case and decide the outcome with your team. Try and persuade the other teams to your point of view. Finally, hear how the courts decided the case. Year after year the most highly ranked session.
  • Normand Girard, CDCS
  • Director, Global Trade Operations
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Jerry Glock, CDCS
  • Vice President and Trade Advisor
  • Citi
  • 5:00PM - 5:10PM
    Day One Wrap-Up
    5:00PM - 5:10PM
    Gathering - Duke of Westminster
    Come relax with us and enjoy a drink after a full day of programming. Please note that attendees are responsible for their own charges.
    Day 2
    8:30AM – 9:00AM
    Registration
    8:50AM – 9:00AM
    Welcome
  • Normand Girard, CDCS
  • Director, Global Trade Operations
  • BMO Financial Group
  • 9:00AM – 10:00AM
    Enforcement
    Governmental Enforcement: Learn the Latest Approaches and Hear Actual Case Studies From Experts and Enforcement Officers.
  • Joel Gibbons
  • Senior Program Advisor
  • Criminal Investigations Analysis Section
  • Operations Branch
  • Canada Border Services Agency
  • Corporal Kelley Hughes
  • RCMP
  • Financial Crime Toronto North Detachment
  • 10:00AM – 10:45AM
    Compliance Case Studies
    Learn the latest compliance trends impacting your company and position through interactive case studies. Find out the latest regulatory expectations from national experts.
  • Rashid Hasan, CDCS
  • Senior Manager, Transaction Risk and Compliance, Trade Operations
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • 10:45AM – 11:00AM
    Coffee Break
    11:00AM – 12:00PM
    Best Practices SBLC & Issuance of Guarantees
  • Frank Fortes, LL.M
  • Sr. Trade Finance Expert l Global Trade Finance Operations
  • TD Securities
  • 12:00PM – 1:00PM
    Networking Luncheon
    1:00PM – 2:00PM
    Ask the Expert
    Ask this panel of experts those puzzling questions. Bring all the questions you and your office want asked. This panel will provide their insights into your situation, and may give you new ideas to try.
  • Normand Girard, CDCS
  • Director, Global Trade Operations
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Jerry Glock, CDCS
  • Vice President and Trade Advisor
  • Citi
  • Rajan Sharma
  • Director, Trade Finance Risk Control
  • Scotiabank
  • 2:00PM – 3:00PM
    Blockchain for Global Trade - Finding the True North
    In this workshop, we will look beyond the hype cycle around blockchain technology and focus on the real value to be gained by reconstructing enterprise processes into a global network of neutral entities. As trusted marketplaces built on interconnected blockchain networks evolve, they will drive global trade facilitation and GDP growth especially given the current geo-political situation. This global network must be enveloped with open governance ahead of standards to facilitate collaborative exchange among all members to thrive at scale.
  • Parm S Sangha
  • Global Blockchain Leader, Trade and trade Finance
  • IBM
  • 3:00PM – 3:15PM
    Coffee Break
    3:15PM – 4:15PM
    ICC Opinions
    A review of recent finalized ICC Opinions and the discussion at the ICC Banking Commission Meeting. How did the experts come to those decisions?
  • Normand Girard, CDCS
  • Director, Global Trade Operations
  • BMO Financial Group
  • 4:15PM -4:30PM
    Workshop Wrap-Up
    New York Workshop
    Day 1
    8:30AM – 9:00AM
    Registration
    8:50AM – 9:00AM
    Welcome and Introduction
    9:00AM – 10:15AM
    Trade Jeopardy
    Come test your knowledge of Commercial Letters of Credit, Standby Letters of Credit and Compliance Issues in an action packed episode of Trade Jeopardy
    10:15AM – 10:30AM
    Coffee Break
    10:30AM – 11:45AM
    OFAC Compliance-Sanctions
    11:45AM – 12:15PM
    SWIFT 2020
    What is SWIFT up to this year? Hear about the new changes this year, and their impact.
    12:15PM – 1:15PM
    Networking Luncheon
    1:15PM – 2:00PM
    Open Account/Supply Chain Finance
    2:00PM – 2:45PM
    Incoterms ® 2020 has launched – Are you ready?
    Join us for a look at this update, designed to help importers and exporters worldwide better understand their responsibilities in the language of our essential global trading system
    2:45PM – 3:00PM
    Coffee Break
    3:00PM – 3:45PM
    Compliance Case Studies
    Learn the latest compliance trends impacting your company and position through interactive case studies. Find out the latest regulatory expectations from national experts.
    3:45PM – 5:00PM
    Mock Court
    You be the judge. Hear the case and decide the outcome with your team. Try and persuade the other teams to your point of view. Finally, hear how the courts decided the case. Year after year the most highly ranked session.
    5:00PM - 5:10PM
    Day One Wrap-Up
    Day 2
    8:30AM – 9:00AM
    Registration
    8:50AM – 9:00AM
    Welcome
    9:00AM – 10:00AM
    Enforcement
    Governmental Enforcement: Learn the Latest Approaches and Hear Actual Case Studies From Experts and Enforcement Officers.
    10:00AM – 10:45AM
    Regional Specific Topic
    10:45AM – 11:00AM
    Coffee Break
    11:00AM – 12:00PM
    Best Practices SBLC & Issuance of Guarantees
    12:00PM – 1:00PM
    Networking Luncheon
    1:00PM – 2:00PM
    Ask the Expert
    Ask this panel of experts those puzzling questions. Bring all the questions you and your office want asked. This panel will provide their insights into your situation, and may give you new ideas to try.
    2:00PM – 3:00PM
    Beyond the Hype/Operationalizing Blockchain
    Trade finance bankers and blockchain experts provide real world examples.
    3:00PM – 3:15PM
    Coffee Break
    3:15PM – 4:15PM
    ICC Opinions
    A review of recent finalized ICC Opinions and the discussion at the ICC Banking Commission Meeting. How did the experts come to those decisions?
    4:15PM -4:30PM
    Workshop Wrap-Up
    West Coast Workshop
    Day 1
    8:30AM – 9:00AM
    Registration
    8:50AM – 9:00AM
    Welcome and Introduction
    9:00AM – 10:15AM
    Trade Jeopardy
    Come test your knowledge of Commercial Letters of Credit, Standby Letters of Credit and Compliance Issues in an action packed episode of Trade Jeopardy
    10:15AM – 10:30AM
    Coffee Break
    10:30AM – 11:45AM
    OFAC Compliance-Sanctions
    11:45AM – 12:15PM
    SWIFT 2020
    What is SWIFT up to this year? Hear about the new changes this year, and their impact.
    12:15PM – 1:15PM
    Networking Luncheon
    1:15PM – 2:00PM
    Open Account/Supply Chain Finance
    2:00PM – 2:45PM
    Incoterms ® 2020 has launched – Are you ready?
    Join us for a look at this update, designed to help importers and exporters worldwide better understand their responsibilities in the language of our essential global trading system
    2:45PM – 3:00PM
    Coffee Break
    3:00PM – 3:45PM
    Compliance Case Studies
    Learn the latest compliance trends impacting your company and position through interactive case studies. Find out the latest regulatory expectations from national experts.
    3:45PM – 5:00PM
    Mock Court
    You be the judge. Hear the case and decide the outcome with your team. Try and persuade the other teams to your point of view. Finally, hear how the courts decided the case. Year after year the most highly ranked session.
    5:00PM - 5:10PM
    Day One Wrap-Up
    Day 2
    8:30AM – 9:00AM
    Registration
    8:50AM – 9:00AM
    Welcome
    9:00AM – 10:00AM
    Enforcement
    Governmental Enforcement: Learn the Latest Approaches and Hear Actual Case Studies From Experts and Enforcement Officers.
    10:00AM – 10:45AM
    Regional Specific Topic
    10:45AM – 11:00AM
    Coffee Break
    11:00AM – 12:00PM
    Best Practices SBLC & Issuance of Guarantees
    12:00PM – 1:00PM
    Networking Luncheon
    1:00PM – 2:00PM
    Ask the Expert
    Ask this panel of experts those puzzling questions. Bring all the questions you and your office want asked. This panel will provide their insights into your situation, and may give you new ideas to try.
    2:00PM – 3:00PM
    Beyond the Hype/Operationalizing Blockchain
    Trade finance bankers and blockchain experts provide real world examples.
    3:00PM – 3:15PM
    Coffee Break
    3:15PM – 4:15PM
    ICC Opinions
    A review of recent finalized ICC Opinions and the discussion at the ICC Banking Commission Meeting. How did the experts come to those decisions?
    4:15PM -4:30PM
    Workshop Wrap-Up