SEPTEMBER 11, 2019

The 2019 Agenda below is being finalized and will change as speakers and panelists are confirmed.

TIME TOPIC  
9:00AM WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS Ivan Hooper
Co-Chairman, AIBT
9:05AM SESSION 1:
OPENING KEYNOTE:
Evolution: Substance, Transparency and Opportunity
SPEAKER:
Rowena Bethel
Financial Services Consultant
9:45AM SESSION 2:
“Perception Is Not Reality” – Countering the International Attack
SPEAKER(S):
Diego Zuluaga
Policy Analyst, Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives
10:25PM SESSION 3:
Q&A PANEL
PANELIST(S):
Diego Zuluaga & Rowena Bethel
10:45PM COFFEE BREAK
11:00AM SESSION 4:
Strategies to Combat Financial Crime
SPEAKER(S):
Hon. Carl W. Bethel, QC
Attorney General of The Bahamas

Moderator:
Christine Russell
Chief Executive Officer
Corner Bank (Overseas) Ltd.

11:30AM SESSION 5:
Panel Discussion: Regulatory/Enforcement Update
PANELIST(S) From:
Christina Rolle
Executive Director, Securities Commission of The Bahamas

Charles Littrell
Inspector of Banks & Trust Companies, Central Bank of The Bahamas Bank

Garvin Gaskin
Director of Public Prosecutions

Moderator:
Wence Martin
Senior Manager, Fiduciary Controls & Business Risk
Scotia Wealth Management

12:30PM LUNCH PRESENTATION:
Policy Priorities for the Sector
SPEAKER:
Hon. Elsworth Johnson, MP
Minister of Financial Services, Trade & Industry, and Immigration
2:00PM SESSION 6:
From the Outside Looking In: Fighting Financial Crime
SPEAKER:
Calvin Wilson
Former Executive Director of the CFATF

Moderator:
Kimberly E. Strachan
Managing Director
Rhone Trustees (Bahamas) Limited

2:45PM SESSION 7:
Innovation: A Key Driver of Competitiveness
SPEAKER:
Harumi Urata-Thompson, CFA PMP
Founder and CEO of HUT Consulting and Celestialdata

Moderator:
Todd M.J. Beneby
Managing Director
Sterling Bank & Trust Limited

3:30PM COFFEE BREAK
3:50PM SESSION 8:
Looking Ahead, Focused on the Future
SPEAKER:
Hon. K. Peter Turnquest
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance
4:20PM CLOSING REMARKS & VOTE OF THANKS Bruno Roberts
Co-Chairman, AIBT