February 2020

Featured Learning and Development Opportunities

The IRA Merry-Go-Round: Understanding the SECURE Act of 2020 - Feb. 11-12, Macon
Patrice Konarik, president of Sunwest Training Corp., will present in this intensive, two-day format to bring participants from beginning to an advanced level of IRA understanding and get them up to speed on changes now in place under the SECURE Act of 2020. Each participant will receive the updated 275-page Sunwest Training IRA Training and Reference Manual, which is updated to reflect new regulations. Register here.
Call Reporting Seminar - Feb. 12, Macon
This seminar presented by Kris Trainor, CPA, CFE and Michael Gordon, CPA of Mauldin & Jenkins offers practical techniques to improve your overall reporting process and a review of the proposed and finalized changes for 2020, including the Community Bank Leverage Ratio, Simplifications to the Capital Rule, and updates to the HELOC definition. Particular attention will be placed on Schedules RC-C, RC-R and other areas that receive heightened regulatory scrutiny. Sign up here.
Operations and Technology Conference - Feb. 26-28, St. Simons Island
There are eight action-packed sessions planned at the 2020 GBA Operations and Technology Conference. Safe SystemsBrendan McGowan will talk about cybersecurity, Brad Rustin of Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough, LLP will share contract negotiation tips and Kim Kirk of Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co. will give an update on her work for ABA’s Core Platforms committee. Get details and register here.
New! Marketing Conference - April 2-3, St. Simons
Back by popular demand, GBA will host its newly designed Marketing Conference concurrently with the 2020 Bank Security Conference April 2-3 at the King & Prince Resort, St. Simons. Marketing sessions include LinkedIn strategy, economic development, podcast case studies, getting more from your data and peer exchange as well as joint sessions with both conferences on crisis situations/communication, human trafficking awareness and a GBA update. Sign up here.

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