Las Vegas, NV

October 13-15, 2021
Park MGM

About The Conference

Credit unions are uniquely designed to serve the growing legal cannabis business. In 33 states medical and recreational cannabis sales are legal. This extensive learning experience is designed to answer your questions.

What You Can Take Away

Join subject matter experts who will talk about BSA requirements, payments, and current trends. Learn how your credit union can serve an entirely new group of members at the first-ever Credit Union Cannabiz Conference.

  • Learn what cannabis business owners want.

  • Are you ready to open business accounts, does your core system support your plan?

  • Best practice strategy.

  • Is your board aware of the risks and the reason for entering the business?

  • How to communicate with employees, members, regulators and the community.

  • Managing reputational risk.

  • Learn what cannabis business owners want.

  • Are you ready to open business accounts, does your core system support your plan?

  • What do regulators look for in a model compliance program?

  • Best practice strategy.

  • Is your board aware of the risks and the reason for entering the business?

  • How to communicate with employees, members, regulators and the community.

  • Managing reputational risk.

Schedule

Wednesday

Time Event
Noon Registration and Networking Lunch
12:30 pm Welcome Remarks
1:00 pm Opening Keynote – Ryan Donavan, CUNA
Cannabis at a Crossroads: What to expect from Washington
CUNA Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan will share perspective on how the debate over cannabis has developed with a new administration in the White House and Democrats controlling both chambers of Congress, how credit unions are helping to drive the debate on access to banking services, and what to expect from Washington in the coming months.
1:45 pm Q&A
2:00 pm Networking Break
2:30 pm Deferred Prosecution Agreements and Risk Assessments, Terry M. Neeley and Yarrow Kubrin
Hear about emerging U.S. Department of Justice marijuana-related enforcement priorities, the importance of a credit union's board being made aware of DOJ's priorities, and how a financial institution can identify and address those concerns in its MRB BSA Anti-Money Laundering Risk Assessment and its overall cannabis banking program.
3:15 pm Q&A
3:30 PM Networking Break
4:00 PM Closing Keynote – Marsha Majors, President/CEO US Eagle FCU and Phil Forbert, Director of Marketing – Aery Group, a subsidiary of US Eagle
Your Board of Directors say "Let’s do Cannabis." Now What?
4:45 PM Q&A
5:00 pm Closing Remarks – Enjoy Vegas

Thursday

Time Event
8:00 am Networking Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome Remarks – Day 2
9:00 am Opening Keynote – Kevin Hart, Founder and CEO Green Check Verified
Setting the Stage: Industry Trends and The Future of Cannabis Banking
9:45 am Q&A
10:00 am Networking Break
10:30 am General Session – Understanding Payments, Tyler Beuerlein
11:15 am Q&A
11:30 am Networking Lunch
12:30 pm General Session – Dierdra O’Gorman, President/CEO, EMPYREAL Logistics
Cannabis Cash Logistics – overview of cash logistics workflow and hardware options for financial institutions working in cannabis.
1:15 pm Q&A
1:30 pm Networking Break
2:00 pm General Session – Sundie Seefried, President/CEO Safe Harbor
Managing a Cannabis Portfolio
2:45 pm Q&A
3:00 pm Transition Break
3:15 pm Round Table Discussion
4:30 pm Reception
5:30 pm Enjoy Las Vegas - Dinner on your own

Friday

Time Event
8:00 am Networking Breakfast
8:30 am Welcome Remarks Day 3
9:00 am Opening Keynote - Ryan Canin
9:45 am Q&A
10:00 am Stretch Break
10:15 am Closing Keynote – Lynn Ciani, Chief Risk Officer, Numerica Credit Union
Not Banking Canna? You’re Not Out of the Woods!
11:00 am Closing Remarks
11:15 am Conference Ends

Location

Park MGM Last Vegas, NV
Park Mgm

Easy online registration! Register for this 3-day event for just $785!

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