Economic Forecast Forum

Sure to once again attract a sold-out crowd, the NC Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association proudly present the 17th Annual Economic Forecast Forum, a gathering of our state’s most powerful and influential leaders, to discuss how the state can become a leader in job retention, job creation and quality of life. This highly acclaimed event provides you with the opportunity to heighten awareness of your company to a statewide audience of more than 700 leaders in business, government, education and nonprofits.

 

PRESENTED BY

Agenda – Friday, January 4

10:30 amRegistration and Networking
11:30 amLunch
12:15 pmWelcome and Opening Speaker

Presiding:      

  • David Stevens,
    Chairman, North Carolina Bankers Association
    Mid-South Division President, SunTrust Banks
  • Tom Heiks,
    Chair, NC Chamber
    Executive Vice President: Head of Commercial Middle Market Banking, Fifth Third Bank

Opening Speaker:

  • Susan Janson,
    Chief Risk Officer, Live Oak Bank
12:45 pmBeyond the Big Fish: How North Carolina is Preparing for Unprecedented Growth

North Carolina has made it clear that it has the resources, talent and business climate necessary to attract big business. But how can we ensure our state is leveraging this growth in a way that benefits all North Carolinians? And what can we do to guarantee these “big fish” remain in North Carolina for the long haul? Panelists representing various sectors of our state economy will address these questions in a lively, fast-paced panel moderated by Spectrum News’s Tim Boyum.

  • Christopher Chung,
    Chief Executive Officer, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
  • Nelle Hotchkiss,
    SVP of Association Services & COO, North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives
  • Michael Landguth,
    President and CEO, RDU Airport Authority
  • Dr. Randy Woodson, Chancellor, North Carolina State University

Moderator:

  • Tim Boyum,
    Anchor, Capital Tonight, Spectrum News
1:30 pmEconomic Forecast Panel Discussion
  • Harry M. Davis,
    Economist, North Carolina Bankers Association
    Professor of Finance, Appalachian State University
  • Michael Walden,
    William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University
  • Eugene Flood,
    Managing Partner, Next Sector Capital
  • Emma Turner,
    Economist, North Carolina General Assembly

Moderator:

  • Tim Boyum,
    Anchor, Capital Tonight, Spectrum News
2:15 pmAdjourn

More NCBA Events and Seminars

Feb
5
Tue
2019 Washington Bank Caucus @ The Hay-Adams Hotel
Feb 5 – Feb 7 all-day

Please join us for our annual Washington Bank Caucus, February 5 – 7.  This year’s Caucus will focus on visiting the regulatory agencies to discuss the implementation of  S.2155.  Briefings are planned with FDIC, Federal Reserve Board, OCC, FinCen, SEC and BCFP.

We will host our annual Congressional Dinner at The Hay-Adams.  Members of Congress are being invited to join our group for dinner and other meal functions to provide more causal one-on-one conversations.  As usual, many of the Congressional staffers will also be in attendance.

Space is limited so register today before this event sells out!

Feb
12
Tue
Webinar – Bank Notes of Q1 @ Online
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The NCBA is partnering with Arnold & Porter on the Bank Notes of 2019 webinar series. This will be a quarterly series of webinars that are offered exclusively to NCBA members addressing regulatory issues that are most relevant to North Carolina banks.

Attendees can either elect to attend webinars a la carte at the $150 registration rate, or they can opt to purchase the entire series (four programs) at the $400 registration rate. All webinars are live programs and will begin at 10:00 am EST on the following days:

  • Q2 – Tuesday, April 16
  • Q3 – Tuesday, July 16
  • Q4 – Tuesday, November 12

Bank Notes Q1 Webinar will feature the topics below. Please note that this topic list is fluid depending on the latest industry news, and will likely be updated and added to prior to the webinar date.

  • New Rules and Regulations
    • Proposed Rule on the Community Bank Leverage Ratio
    • Volcker Proposed Rule
    • Joint Statement on BSA/AML Innovation
  • Enforcement Actions and Trends
    • Outlook for 2019
    • Summary of Actions
  • M&A Activity
    • By the Numbers
    • De Novo and New FDIC Guidance
  • 20-Minute Deep Dive into Regulatory Topic for the Quarter
    • HMDA Plus: Litigation and Enforcement Risk

Each Bank Notes session will include a report on:

  • New Rules and Regulations
  • Enforcement Actions and Trends
  • M&A Activity
  • 20-Minute Deep Dive into Regulatory Topic for the Quarter

Session swill be tailored to educate all aspects of banks’ operations (customer relationship personnel, BSA officers, legal, compliance, audit, operations, senior management, and directors). Each session will be 50 minutes, followed by a 10-minute Q&A session. The link will be delivered to attendees 24 hours before the program begins, and each registrant will be provided with an e-book containing the presentation materials and other supporting documents relevant to the discussion.

 

Speaker Information

Michael Mancusi – Partner, Arnold & Porter

Michael Mancusi represents domestic and foreign banks, credit unions, and other financial services clients in a wide range of state and federal regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters. He also has substantial experience representing clients in government and corporate internal investigations, including entities subject to anti-money laundering requirements.

Mr. Mancusi counsels clients facing complex corporate governance and structural issues and represents clients before key state and federal bank regulatory agencies, including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve, the FDIC, the National Credit Union Administration, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Kevin Toomey – Associate, Arnold & Porter

Kevin Toomey represents bank and nonbank financial services companies, along with their boards of directors, executives, and senior management, in a wide range of enforcement, regulatory, compliance, and governance matters before the federal and state banking agencies, Department of Justice, CFPB, FinCEN, and OFAC. Mr. Toomey regularly represents clients in investigative proceedings, including navigating internal and government investigations, and advises clients on issues relating to the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering requirements, consumer protection, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and state and federal banking laws and regulations.

Feb
22
Fri
NC Creditors Bar Association 2019 Winter Conference @ MDC Center
Feb 22 all-day

 

Please note that this is not a NCBA event.
To receive the member rate, you must be a member of the NC Creditors Bar Association.

 

NC Creditors Bar Association 2019 Annual Winter Conference

“The Current Climate for FDCPA Claims and Beyond”

The NC Creditors Bar Association is pleased to have Manny Newburger of Barron & Newburger, P.C. in Texas to lead registrants through a deep dive into the latest FDCPA developments nationwide, followed by updates from Smith Debnam’s Caren Enloe and Pam Keenan relating to state specific and national regulatory and bankruptcy developments during the past year. Complimentary cocktail reception to follow at the Durham Hotel.

CLE Credit  6.00 total hours (3.5 Ethics)​

Confirmed topics include:

  • Part 1 – Letter Issues
    • General Validation Notice Concerns
    • Meaningful Involvement – Where We Have Been?
    • Meaningful Involvement – Where We Are Going? (Everything Old is New Again!)
    • Ethics, Management, and Client Pressure
    • Threats of Suit
  • Part 2 – Telephone Issues
    • Voicemail
    • Call Frequency
    • Texting
    • Time of Day
    • TCPA
  • Part 3 – Damages Issues in FDCPA and FCRA Cases
  • Part 4 – Additional Ethics Concerns for Collection Attorneys
    • Unauthorized Practice of Law
    • Conflicts
    • Fee Agreements
    • Case Volume
    • Appearance Counsel
    • Affidavits
    • Settlement Agreements
    • Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Part 5 – Developments on State and Federal Regulatory Issues
  • Part 6 – Bankruptcy Update
Mar
5
Tue
2019 Call Report Seminar @ North Carolina Bankers Association
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

PROGRAM INFORMATION

This is a must attend event for CFOs, COOs, and anyone who is responsible for the preparation of call reports. 

This event is being presented by Mauldin & Jenkins, and is designed to explain the why’s, how’s, and where’s of call report preparation, and will offer practical techniques to improve your overall reporting process. This course is perfect for both the beginner and the experienced call report preparer, as the instructors will pace the class based upon the experience level of the attendees. Participants will receive a detailed line-by-line review in the completion of significant schedules of a call report and will be encouraged to share their call reporting experiences. Appropriate items to be reported and relationships between schedules will be discussed as part of this review. Seminar topics include:

  • Proposed Changes to 2019 Call Reporting
  • Review of Commonly Misreported Items in Loan Schedule RC-C and Other Key Schedules
  • Discussion of Regulatory Capital Schedule RC-R, including Proposed Simplifications to the Capital Rule

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Michael Gordon, CPA

Michael is a director with Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC.  Since joining Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC in 2005, Michael has focused his career on audits for financial institutions. He has worked on financial statement audits and internal audits for both public and private companies, mortgage companies and credit unions.  Additionally, Michael’s experience includes assisting clients with FDICIA and SOX 404 testing, HUD compliance, loss-share accounting and compliance, and regulatory reporting. His experience at Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC also includes audits of clients within the governmental sector and the healthcare industry as well as audits of employee benefit plans.

 

 

Kris Trainor, CPA

Kris is a partner with Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC. Kris received his BBA in Accounting from Georgia Southern University in 1995 and works out of the Atlanta office of Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC. Since joining Mauldin & Jenkins in 1995, Kris has focused his career on audits for financial institutions. Kris has continued his professional education by attending a variety of audit and tax training classes. Kris is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Georgia and is licensed to practice in California. Kris previously served on the AICPA’s Examination Content Subcommittee for the Audit section of the CPA exam.

 

LODGING INFORMATION

The NCBA has secured a discounted rate of $159/night for our attendees at the North Raleigh Hilton. To secure this discounted rate, please call the hotel directly at 919.872.2323 and ask for the NC Bankers Association discounted rate. This rate includes complimentary transportation to and from the North Hills Mall. The hotel is located two miles away from the NCBA.

Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their hotel reservations. Should you encounter any issues with your reservation, please contact Business Travel Sales Manager, Courtney Quatrara at 919.878.4914 or courtney.quatrara@hiltonraleighnh.com.

Apr
7
Sun
Young Bankers Conference @ Blockade Runner Resort
Apr 7 – Apr 9 all-day

Click HERE to View All Program and Registration Information

 

For questions regarding the conference and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Blair Jernigan at blair@ncbankers.org.

 

Apr
16
Tue
Webinar – Bank Notes of Q2 @ Online
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Registration Will Open on February 1

PROGRAM INFORMATION

The NCBA is partnering with Arnold & Porter on the Bank Notes of 2019 webinar series. This will be a quarterly series of webinars that are offered exclusively to NCBA members addressing regulatory issues that are most relevant to North Carolina banks.

Attendees can either elect to attend webinars a la carte at the $150 registration rate, or they can opt to purchase the entire series (four programs) at the $400 registration rate. All webinars are live programs and will begin at 10:00 am EST on the following days:

  • Q2 – Tuesday, April 16
  • Q3 – Tuesday, July 16
  • Q4 – Tuesday, November 12

Each Bank Notes session will include a report on:

  • New Rules and Regulations
  • Enforcement Actions and Trends
  • M&A Activity
  • 20-Minute Deep Dive into Regulatory Topic for the Quarter

Session swill be tailored to educate all aspects of banks’ operations (customer relationship personnel, BSA officers, legal, compliance, audit, operations, senior management, and directors). Each session will be 50 minutes, followed by a 10-minute Q&A session. The link will be delivered to attendees 24 hours before the program begins, and each registrant will be provided with an e-book containing the presentation materials and other supporting documents relevant to the discussion.

 

Speaker Information

Michael Mancusi – Partner, Arnold & Porter

Michael Mancusi represents domestic and foreign banks, credit unions, and other financial services clients in a wide range of state and federal regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters. He also has substantial experience representing clients in government and corporate internal investigations, including entities subject to anti-money laundering requirements.

Mr. Mancusi counsels clients facing complex corporate governance and structural issues and represents clients before key state and federal bank regulatory agencies, including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve, the FDIC, the National Credit Union Administration, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Kevin Toomey – Associate, Arnold & Porter

Kevin Toomey represents bank and nonbank financial services companies, along with their boards of directors, executives, and senior management, in a wide range of enforcement, regulatory, compliance, and governance matters before the federal and state banking agencies, Department of Justice, CFPB, FinCEN, and OFAC. Mr. Toomey regularly represents clients in investigative proceedings, including navigating internal and government investigations, and advises clients on issues relating to the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering requirements, consumer protection, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and state and federal banking laws and regulations.

Apr
17
Wed
Elder Financial Abuse Workshop @ Sheraton Imperial Hotel
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Stay tuned for the agenda and program details!

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Ben Davis – Partner, Brooks Pierce
  • Victor Galloway – Community Affairs Specialist, FDIC
  • Jeb Saunders – Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division, NC Department of Justice

 

LODGING INFORMATION

The NCBA has secured a discounted rate of $152/night for our attendees at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel. To secure this discounted rate, please call the hotel directly at 919.941.5050 and ask for the NC Bankers Association discounted rate.

Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their hotel reservations. The cutoff date for this discounted rate is March 19.

Apr
29
Mon
American Mortgage Conference @ Pinehurst Resort
Apr 29 – May 1 all-day

Register Now!

To view program information and to register for the program, please visit ncbankers.org/amc19.

May
6
Mon
Total Training Solution’s 2019 Bank Trainers Conference & Expo @ Grand Hyatt
May 6 – May 9 all-day

When Registering, Use Referral Code “NCBA” – Please Note This is Not an NCBA Program

The Bank Trainers Conference and Expo is an annual educational event that brings together hundreds of training professionals, representing financial institutions from across the country and beyond. A wide-variety of workshops cover everything from eLearning to Presentation Skills and Managing Change. Un-Paralleled Networking Opportunities with the greatest minds in Learning and Development await you at every turn. An industry-focused and intimate tradeshow will give you the freedom to discuss the latest training solutions and innovations with some of the most respected companies in the training world. All of this, and so much more, can be experienced May 7-9 at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead, an Atlanta Luxury Hotel that will leave you relaxed and re-charged!

Keynote presenters include Ben Nemtin and Honey Shelton.

 

Specific agenda items include:

  • 5 Steps to Make the Impossible Possible
  • Project Management for Trainers
  • The 21 Core Sales Competencies – Tailor Your Sales Training to the Skills of Top Bankers
  • Adding the Spice of Compliance to Your Learning Entree
  • Banking on Emotion: Restoring the Human Touch Through Emotive Recognition
  • How to Train so People Will Retain
  • What’s a Trailer Full of Mis-Matched Socks Got to Do with Learning and Development?
  • Set Your Stage: Owning the Room
  • Surviving an Active Shooter Situation
  • Talent GPS
  • 5 Components of Extraordinary Teams
  • Improv’ing Learning: Exploring the Power of Purposeful Play
  • 15 Reasons Your Coworkers Don’t Like You
  • Networking Sessions with Attendees
May
8
Wed
2019 Spring Compliance Update Seminar @ Paragon Bank
May 8 @ 9:00 am – May 9 @ 12:30 pm

Registration Will Open On March 1

Time: Day 1, 9 am – 5 pm
Day 2, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Patti’s coming back to town to help guide us through the murky waters of compliance updates. You and your compliance team won’t want to miss this informative session! Stay tuned for a complete list of topics that Patti will be covering.

 

SPEAKER INFORMATION

Patti Blenden

Patti Blenden is a dynamic speaker and leader with strong, intuitive management skills, and a deep conviction that “excellence is not optional.” She has extensive experience in working with financial institutions, bank data processors and governmental agencies. Patti has more than 35 years of experience in the financial industry as an entrepreneur and financial institution executive. She is a Certified Public Accountant, skilled regulatory compliance consultant, bank operations specialist, system automation designer and an enthusiastic regulatory compliance instructor who believes in providing real-world solutions ready for immediate implementation.

Patti founded Financial Solutions in 1990 to offer financial institutions complete, cost-effective regulatory compliance solutions, thereby eliminating an institution’s need to rush to increase overhead. The company specializes in providing regulatory compliance assistance for financial institutions through policies, programs, on-site compliance reviews and customized training.

 

LODGING INFORMATION

The NCBA has secured a discounted rate of $159/night for our attendees at the North Raleigh Hilton. To secure this discounted rate, please call the hotel directly at 919.872.2323 and ask for the NC Bankers Association discounted rate. This rate includes complimentary transportation to and from the North Hills Mall. The hotel is located two miles away from the NCBA.

Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their hotel reservations. Should you encounter any issues with your reservation, please contact Business Travel Sales Manager, Courtney Quatrara at 919.878.4914 or courtney.quatrara@hiltonraleighnh.com.

Date

January 4, 2019
10:30 am - 2:15 pm

Location


Sheraton Imperial Hotel
4700 Emperor Boulevard
Durham, NC 27703

Click the button above to register for
individual seats or a reserved table of 10.

Event Sponsorship

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