ABA Annual Convention

November 8-10, 2015  •  JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE  •  Los Angeles, California

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Schedule


November 7  |  November 8  |  November 9  |  November 10

We look forward to seeing in Los Angeles! Check out​ our detailed schedule below. Plan to arrive on Saturday to take advantage of all the city has to offer including our ABA 5K Run/Walk on Sunday morning.  


Saturday, November 7​
12 Noon–5:00 pm
Convention Registration
​12 Noon–5:00 pm Exhibitor Registration and Setup
​11:30 am-4:30 pm ​Optional Tour: Warner Brothers Studio Tour
12:30 pm-4:00 pm ​Optional Tour: City of Angels

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Sunday, November 8
​7:00 am-10:30 am ​​ABA 5K Run/Walk​​
7:30 am–4:00 pm Directors' Forum
8:00 am–3:00 pm Exhibitor Registration and Setup
8:00 am–7:00 pm Convention Registration
​11:00 am-5:00 pm ​Optional Tour: Ronald Reagan Library
11:30 am-4:30 pm​ ​Optional Tour: Warner Brothers Studio Tour
​12:30 pm-4:00 pm Optional Tour: City of Angels​
1:15 pm–3:30 pm Community Development Tour
2:00 pm–4:00 pm Mutual Institutions Council Meeting
4:00 pm–5:30 pm Alliance of State Bankers Associations Annual Meeting
6:00 pm–7:30 pm Opening Reception: ABA's 140th Anniversary with Kool & The Gang​

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Monday, November 9
7:00 am–6:00 pm Convention Registration
​7:00 am–7:50 am ​Power Sessions
7:30 am–8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am–9:30 am GENERAL SESSION
  • The State of the Industry
  • Election Outlook
9:30 am–10:30 am Networking Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
10:30 am–12 Noon
  • Investment Outlook
  • Banking 2020
​12 Noon–1:30 pm ​Power Sessions
1:30 pm–2:30 pm GENERAL SESSION
  • ​Virtual Currencies: Unscrambling the Code​
2:30 pm–3:30 pm Networking Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
3:45 pm–5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
  • Technology as an Equalizer for Community Banks
  • Faster Payments vs. Fraud Risk
  • How Well Do You Know Your Customers?
  • Shadow Banking
3:45 pm–5:00 pm Guest Program
5:00 pm–7:00 pm Reception in the Marketplace

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Tuesday, November 10
7:00 am–5:00 pm Convention Registration
​​7:00 am–7:50 am ​Power Sessions
7:30 am–8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am–9:30 am GENERAL SESSION
  • Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success
  • Annual Business Session
  • ABA Community Commitment Awards
9:30 am–10:30 am Networking Refreshment Break in the Marketplace
10:30 am–12 Noon GENERAL SESSION 
  • Relationship Banking in a Virtual World
  • Social Media and Reputational Risk
12 Noon–1:45 pm
Luncheon in the Marketplace
2:00 pm–3:15 pm Concurrent Sessions
  • ​What Does Risk Governance Look Like in Your Institution? 
  • Building a Digital Marketing Program 
  • M&A: Are You Prepared? 
  • Mitigating Cyber Risk: Protecting Your Bank and Your Customers
2:00 pm–3:15 pm Guest Program
3:30 pm–4:30 pm CLOSING GENERAL SESSION
  • Success through Humor and Perseverance
4:30 pm–5:30 pm Farewell Reception

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Note: Schedule subject to change.
CPE credits available. Delivery Method: Group-Live​



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​Schedule questions? Contact Marisa Broka for information.