ABA Annual Convention

October 16-18, 2016  •  Nashville, Tennessee
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2016 Schedule

The 2016 program is being developed. Check back for more details.

2015 Schedule


November 7  |  November 8  |  November 9  |  November 10

We look forward to seeing you in Los Angeles! Check out​ our detailed schedule below. Arrive on Saturday to take advantage of all the city has to offer including our ABA 5K Run/Walk on Sunday morning. Depart Los Angeles Tuesday evening so you don't miss Jay Leno, our closing keynote speaker!


Saturday, November 7​
9:00 am–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
7:00 am–7:00 pm Convention Registration
​10:00 am-4:00 pm Exhibitor Registration and Setup
​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 Bonus Fast Start 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
  • Economic and Investment Outlook
  • Banking 2020
​12:15 pm–1:15 pm ​Executive Luncheons
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 ​Bonus Fast Start 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–12:15 pm GENERAL SESSION 
  • Relationship Banking in a Virtual World
  • An Essential Partnership in Fighting Elder Fraud​
12:15 pm–2:00​ pm
Luncheon in the Marketplace
2:00 pm–3:15 pm Concurrent Sessions
  • Mitigating Cyber Risk: Protecting Your Bank and Your Customers
  • ​What Does Risk Governance Look Like in Your Institution? 
  • Building a Digital Marketing Program 
  • M&A: Are You Prepared?
2:00 pm–3:15 pm Guest Program
3:30 pm–4:30 pm CLOSING GENERAL SESSION
  • Success through Humor and Perseverance with Jay Leno
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.