Operations and Technology Conference

Planned by the GBA Operations and Technology Committee, this conference provides outstanding speakers and timely topics related to bank operations and technology.

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Conference Highlights

Brendan McGowan
Safe Systems, Inc.
ITMs, Branch Evolution/
Automation and Online
Account Opening

Lori Tucker
United Bank
Andre’ Kennebrew
ABA Core Platforms
Committee Update

Kim Kirk
Queensborough National
Bank & Trust Company, Inc.

Big Picture Payments
Trends to Watch
Virginia Heyburn
FedNow and Real Time
Payments Options
Richard Fraher
Payment Innovation &
Regulation, LLC
Now What? How to
Get Your Team to
Adopt New Software
Michael Carpenter
Branch Automation
and Work Flow

Jason Bell
Abel Solutions

There will also be a regulatory panel, outsourcing of core panel, a GBA update and sessions on branch automation and work flow, fraud trends and protection best practices, and synthetic fraud.

Sponsorship and Exhibitors

Associate Members are eligible to serve as sponsors and/or exhibitors to maximize the conference experience of the bankers attending. 

Registration Price and How to Register

The per-person registration price is $635 through Feb. 12 and $685 beginning Feb. 13.

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Hotel Information

The conference will be at the King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, 201 Arnold Rd., St. Simons, GA 912.638.3631. To reserve a room, call 800.342.0212 and mention that you are with the Georgia Bankers Association to receive GBA’s special nightly rates: $151 (Resort View – Historical Building), $166 (Partial Oceanview), or $182 (Oceanfront). Rates are available three days before and after the conference dates based on availability. Room rate includes Wi-Fi in guest room, complimentary daily fitness center usage, and complimentary self-parking. The cut-off for reservations is Jan. 29, 2020, and rooms in the GBA block may sell out before that date. Reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. A one-night charge will result for failure to show up for a confirmed reservation or for cancellation within 72 hours before arrival. Check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out time is 11 a.m.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and submitted to ShaKeya Snipes at ssnipes@gabankers.com by 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Feb. 19, to receive a refund. Substitutions are welcome at any time. Contact GBA’s Alison Moreau at 404.420.2034 or amoreau@gabankers.com with questions.

GBA Contact

Alison Moreau
Professional Development Manager