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Bank Audit & Risk Committees Conference 2017 FAQ

Bank Audit &
Risk Committees Conference

June 13-14, 2017
JW Marriott
Chicago, IL

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend the Bank Audit & Risk Committees Conference?
Audit committee chairs, audit committee members, risk committee chairs, risk committee members, board members, chief executive officers, chairmen of the board, presidents, chief financial officers, chief operating officers, internal auditors, chief risk officers, chief compliance officers, corporate secretaries and other senior management who work closely with the board.

Why should I attend the Bank Audit & Risk Committees Conference?
This is a must-attend event for every audit committee member, audit committee chair, CEO, CFO, president, corporate secretary, internal auditor, chief risk manager or other senior manager who works closely with the audit committee. The conference brings together leading experts in accounting, legal, consulting and regulatory areas, as well as experienced bank officers and directors, to cover pertinent issues such as enterprise risk management, fraud, relations with internal and external auditors, audit committee oversight and regulatory changes for banks.

How much does this conference cost and what does this fee cover?
The standard registration rate is $1,695; however, please contact our events department at (877) 397-7595 for special group rates. This fee includes all conference activities, materials, meals and beverages at the event site. This price does not include travel or hotel accommodations.

Where can I register for the Bank Audit & Risk Committees Conference?
You can register online or by calling our events department at (877) 397-7595.

How can I pay?
Payments are accepted by check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. If paying by check, please make payable to DirectorCorps, Inc., and include the attendees' name(s) and/or a copy of the registration form, and mail to:

Conferences
DirectorCorps, Inc.
201 Summit View Drive
Suite 250
Brentwood, TN 37027

What if I need to cancel my reservation at the conference?
Due to commitments and expenses, all cancellations after May 1, 2017 are subject to a $200 processing fee. We regret that no refunds will be given after May 22, 2017; however, substitute participants are welcome. DirectorCorps, Inc. assumes no liability for any nonrefundable travel, hotel or related expenses incurred by registrants. For more information regarding refunds, concerns and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our events department at (877) 397-7595.

Where can I find more hotel information?
There is a discounted hotel room rate available for conference attendees at the JW Marriott until May 22, 2017.

Can I bring a guest?
Yes, we do have a guest program. The guest fee is $100 and includes all evening cocktail receptions and breakfast on Tuesday and Wednesday during the event. Your guest cannot attend sessions. If a guest wants to attend sessions, they must register as an attendee. A guest is a spouse, significant other or friend who is not in a financial services occupation. A co-worker (even a spouse co-worker) or an associate within the financial services industry is not considered a guest and should register as an attendee. 

What is the recommended attire for this conference?
Business casual is recommended for all Bank Director events unless otherwise noted.

Will CLE or CPE credit be available for this conference?
CLE: State CLE Accreditation for each conference is based on individual attendee requests. Credit hours may vary by state. Credit hours are not guaranteed. All CLE requests must be received prior to the event. Please contact Bank Director at (877) 397-7595 or events@bankdirector.com.

Many states have minimum deadlines for applications or credits may be denied, so requests should be submitted to us in a timely manner. Requests received at or following the event for states not previously submitted for credit may not be processed. You may, however, be eligible for credit hours by applying to your state on an individual basis where applicable, in which case Bank Director will provide you with any necessary supporting documentation.

Please contact your state bar for more information. You may locate their office or website here.

CPE: DirectorCorps, Inc., the parent company of Bank Director, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org

All of Bank Director's education programs are classified as "Basic" program level with no pre-requisites or advance preparation required for participation in these events. All events fall under "Group Live" delivery method. At the event, attendees will be required to keep a time sheet and attendance at sessions will be monitored in order for attendees to receive the appropriate number of credits and a certificate of completion following the event.

Please contact Bank Director at events@bankdirector.com or 877-397-7595 for more information regarding this program and on the number of credits awarded for this event.