VBAProtect
A conference for security, enterprise risk management, operations and technology professionals.

In-Person Walt Lyons

The VBAProtect Conference brings together bankers from security, enterprise risk management, operations and technology. Through a combination of general sessions, concurrent breakout sessions for each functional area and numerous opportunities to network with other bankers from around the state, this two-day conference will keep you abreast of the latest developments and trends within your functional area to help you make a meaningful impact on the organization you serve.  

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Agenda & Speakers

Monday, March 2, 2020*

1:00 pm | Registration for Optional Sessions

1:30-4:45 pm | Optional Workshops

  • Security Officer Training | 1:30-3:00 pm | Allegheny AB
    VBA Security & Risk Committee Members
  • Project Management Best Practices | 3:15-4:45 pm | Allegheny C
    Tracy Elliott, Chesapeake Bank

5:00-6:00 pm | Welcome Reception | Colony ABCD
Sponsored by TBL Networks

Dinner on your own.  Enjoy Your Evening!

Tuesday, March 3, 2020*

7:30-8:30 am | Registration & Continental Breakfast with the Exhibitors | Colony Foyer & Colony ABCD

8:30-10:25 am | General Sessions | Tidewater Room

  • Industry Update
    Bruce Whitehurst, Virginia Bankers Association
  • Opening Keynote:  Liar Liar Pants on Fire – How to Detect Lies, Fraud and Identify Theft
    Traci Brown, Body Language Expert

10:25-10:45 am | Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall | Colony ABCD

10:45-11:45 am | Breakout Session #1, choose one:

  • Mitigating the Risks of the Innovative Branch
    Heather Wyson-Constantine, American Bankers Association
  • Real Time Payments
    Steve Kenneally, American Bankers Association
  • The Three Lines of Defense
    Tracy Pastella, Chesapeake Bank

11:45 am-12:50 pm | Lunch | Colony E

12:50-1:50 pm | Breakout Session #2, choose one:

  • Human Trafficking – What a Banker Should Look For
    Josh Brown, The Fauquier Bank
  • ABA Core Platform Committee Update
    DJ Seeterlin, Chesapeake Bank
  • Emerging Risks
    Mike Masella, Atlantic Union Bank
  • Operations Roundtable Discussion**
    Moderated by Lynne Clary, Citizens Bank & Trust

1:50-2:10 pm | Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall | Colony ABCD

2:10-3:10 pm | Breakout Session #3, choose one:

  • Security Roundtable Discussion**
    Moderated by Dollie Kelly, C&F Bank, VBA Security & ERM Committee Co-Chair
  • Cloud Computing
    TBL networks
  • Model Risk Management in an Evolving World
    Merry Piotti, CPA, CIA, Wolf & Company
  • REPEAT: ABA Core Platforms Committee Update
    DJ Seeterlin, Chesapeake Bank

3:10-3:30 pm | Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall | Colony ABCD

3:30-4:30 pm | Breakout Session #4, choose one:

  • The Five W’s of Elderly Financial Exploitation
    Lester Bain, Retired Bank Security Director
  • Enhanced Cyber Security Audit
    Michael Ford & Mark Lohman, NetBankAudit
  • ERM Roundtable Discussion**
    Moderated by: Tracy Pastella, Chesapeake Bank, VBA Security & ERM Committee Co-Chair
  • REPEAT:  Human Trafficking – What a Banker Should Look For
    Josh Brown, The Fauquier Bank

4:30-5:30 pm | Shark Tank Showcase | Tidewater Room

5:30-6:30 pm | Networking Reception with the Exhibitors | Colony ABCD
Sponsored by:  Gaston ADT

Dinner on your own.  Enjoy your evening!

Wednesday, March 4, 2020*

7:00-8:00 am | Continental Breakfast with the Exhibitors | Colony ABCD

8:00-9:00 am | Breakout Session #5, choose one:

  • Skimming, Scammers and Security
    Ben Hayden, SHAZAM
  • Top Technology Trends to Avoid
    Trent Fleming
  • Data Should Be a Top Strategic Priority
    Jerry Bradley, KlariVis
  • REPEAT: The Five W’s of Elderly Financial Exploitation
    Lester Bain, Burke & Herbert Bank

9:00-9:20 am | Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall | Colony ABCD

9:20-10:50 am | In Crisis: Making the Most of Communications Opportunities | Tidewater Room
Dan Rene, kglobal

10:50-11:10 am | Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall | Colony ABCD

11:10-11:25 am | Sponsor Drawings | Tidewater Room

11:25 am-12:25 pm | Closing Keynote:  Getting It Approved | Tidewater Room
Trent Fleming

12:25 pm | Conference Adjourns

*Agenda subject to change.

**Roundtable sessions are open to bankers only.

Registration Fees

Member

Date Price
Through January 19, 2020 $525
January 20-February 9, 2020 $575
February 10-March 2, 2020 $625

Non-member

Date Price
Through January 19, 2020 $1,025
January 20-February 9, 2020 $1,075
February 10-March 2, 2020 $1,125


Click here to register online.*

*All registered attendees will receive a pre-conference survey closer to the event in which you’ll select your breakout sessions, and provide other pertinent information related to your attendance.

VBA Event Cancellation Policy

All cancellations will be charged a $25.00 administrative fee. Cancellations received less than 72 business hours before the program will be charged a $75.00 administrative fee plus any additional fees associated with the training. Substitutions are allowed prior to the beginning of course.

Special Needs & Americans with Disabilities Notice

If you have special needs that may affect your participation in this event, please contact Kristen Reid to discuss accommodations.

Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather, please check the VBA Event Hotline for updates on the status of VBA events. 

Hotline Number (804) 819-4739

Hotel Information

Williamsburg Lodge, Autograph Collection
310 South England Street
Williamsburg, VA

VBA Protect Nightly Room Rate:  $154 + tax

Making Your Reservations

  • The deadline to reserve rooms in the VBA Protect block is February 10, 2020.  After this date, rooms are subject to availability at the hotel’s prevailing rate.
  • Click here to make your hotel reservations online.
  • To make reservations by phone, call 1-800-261-9530 and reference VBA Protect 2020

Sponsors

The VBAProtect Conference provides numerous sponsorship opportunities. Contact Amy Binns at 804.819.4726 for more information.

Thank you to our current Sponsors & Exhibitors! Protect Conference Sponsors