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Bank Audit Committee Conference

Bank Audit Committee Conference

June 7-8, 2012
JW Marriott
Chicago, IL

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who should attend the Bank Audit Committee conference? 

Audit Committee Chairs, Audit Committee Members, Board Members, Chief Executive Officers, Chairmen of the Board, Presidents, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Internal Auditors, Chief Risk Managers, Corporate Secretaries, and other Senior Management who work closely with the board.

Why should I attend the Bank Audit Committee 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. It 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 $1,195; however please contact our conferences 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 Committee conference?

You may register online or by calling our conferences department at (877) 397-7595.

How can I pay?

Payments will be 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 350
Brentwood, TN 37027

Payments must be received by May 21, 2012.

What if I need to cancel my reservation at the conference?

Due to commitments and expenses, all cancellations after April 27, 2012 will be subject to a $150 processing fee. We regret that no refunds will be given after May 21, 2012; however, substitute participants are welcome. DirectorCorps, Inc. assumes no liability for any nonrefundable travel, hotel, or related expenses incurred by registrants.

Where can I find more hotel information?

The Bank Audit Committee Conference has a room block at the hotel where the event will be held, the JW Marriott, with discounted rates available through May 14, 2012. The room rate for conference attendees is $309. To reserve your room, please contact the Marriott directly at 800-228-9290 and be sure to mention the Bank Audit Committee Conference in order to ensure your discounted rate. For additional information on the JW Marriott Chicago please visit www.marriott.com.

Can I bring a guest?

Yes, we do have a guest program. The guest fee is $50 and includes the Thursday Cocktail Reception. Your guest cannot attend sessions. If a guest would like to attend sessions, they must register as an attendee. To register your guest, please enter that information when completing your registration form or call our conferences department at (877) 397-7595 if you have already registered and just need to add a guest.

What is the recommended attire for this conference?

Business casual is recommended for all Bank Director events unless otherwise noted.

Is CLE or CPE credit 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 mcotten@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 support documentation.

Please contact your state bar for more information. You may locate their office or website through the following link: http://www.abanet.org/cle/manstates.html

CPE: 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. Please contact Bank Director at mcotten@bankdirector.com or (877) 397-7595, for more information on the number of credits awarded for this event. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org. For information on CPE learning objectives, program levels, prerequisites, recommended credits, and complaint resolutions, please click here.

For questions about the program, please contact Bank Director's conferences department at events@bankdirector.com or (877) 397-7595.