June 22
8:30AM – 9:00AM
Registration
8:50AM – 9:00AM
Welcome and Introduction
9:00AM – 9:45AM
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
9:45AM – 10:15AM
SWIFT 2020
What is SWIFT up to this year? Hear about the new changes this year, and their impact.
10:15AM – 10:30AM
Coffee Break
10:30AM – 11:45AM
OFAC Compliance-Sanctions
11:45AM – 12:15PM
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
12:15PM – 1:15PM
Networking Luncheon
1:15PM – 2:00PM
Supply Chain Finance 101
Evolution to Revolution
2:00PM – 2:45PM
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.
2:45PM – 3:00PM
Coffee Break
3:00PM – 4:15PM
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.
4:15PM - 4:30PM
Day One Wrap-Up
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
3:15 PM – 3:45PM
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
3:45PM – 4:15PM
ICC Opinions
A review of recent finalized ICC Opinions and the discussion at the most recent ICC Banking Commission Meeting. How did the experts come to those decisions?
4:15PM -4:30PM
Workshop Wrap-Up
June 24
8:30AM – 9:00AM
Registration
8:50AM – 9:00AM
Welcome and Introduction
  • Steve Bash
  • Senior Vice President and Manager, International Banking and Trade Finance
  • City National Bank
  • Francisco Rodriguez, CDCS
  • Trade Services Consultant
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • 9:00AM – 9:45AM
    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
    9:45AM – 10:15AM
    OPEN Session
    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
    Supply Chain Finance 101
    Evolution to Revolution
  • Agnes Martinez
  • Vice President and Operations Manager
  • City National Bank
  • Ana Ramirez
  • Vice President , Trade and Supply Chain Finance Specialist
  • City National 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
  • Raja Hafeez
  • Vice President, Global Trade Services
  • Frost Bank
  • 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.
  • Fela Jimenez
  • BSA/OFAC Officer
  • Head of BSA Operations
  • Frost Bank
  • 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
    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 – 11:00AM
    Insurance Panel
    11:00AM – 11:15AM
    Coffee Break
    11:15AM – 12:15PM
    Best Practices SBLC & Issuance of Guarantees
    12:15PM – 1:15PM
    Networking Luncheon
    1:15PM – 2:15PM
    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
  • Paula Greaves
  • Consutant
  • US Bank
  • 2:15PM – 3:15PM
    Beyond the Hype/Operationalizing Blockchain
    Trade finance bankers and blockchain experts provide real world examples.
  • Dan Mason
  • Head of Strategy
  • Spring Labs
  • 3:15PM – 4:00PM
    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?
  • Normand Girard, CDCS
  • Director, Global Trade Operations
  • BMO Financial Group
  • 4:00PM -4:10PM
    Workshop Wrap-Up
    June 26