Tennessee Bankers

Strategic Technology, Risk & Security Conference

April 25 & 26: Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, Murfreesboro

Early Registration Deadline: April 11, 2019

Hotel Deadline: April 2, 2019

Click here for the attendee list.


This conference, designed for community bank CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, COOs, senior department heads, and senior officers who have strategic planning responsibilities for their institutions, focuses on the community bankers’ technology planning needs. It features nationally-known speakers who are experts in the areas of financial institution technology as well as technology vendors available on-site to answer questions regarding the latest in financial services technology. Team discounts are available for multiple registrations from the same institution. Please see the program brochure for complete pricing information.​


Hotel Information

Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE Murfreesboro 
1200 Conference Center Boulevard
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37129

Book now because these rooms will sell out. Reserve by clicking here or call 1-800-362-2779, mention the Tennessee Bankers Association Technology Conference, and use code BTC for a special rate of $151 single/double. Rooms must be booked by April 2 to receive the rate.


Speakers and Topics

Ready, Test, Go: Embracing Adaptability in a World of Disruption
Jackson Hataway, PhD, Strategic Arts & Sciences

Mergers & Acquisitions: The Effect On IT and Risk
David Barton, Five Iron, LLC

Latest Trend Physical Security
Anthony Barrett and Michael Pool, Bankpak Inc.

Latest Trends in IT—Future of Cloud Technology in Banking
Brendan McGowan, Safe Systems, Inc.

Social Engineering—Hacker Hijinks—Human Ways to Steal Your Bank’s Data
Steve Stasiukonis, Secure Network Technologies

Cybersecurity from the Federal agencies: How to Protect your Company
Moderator: David Baker, Reliant Bank
Panelists: Casper Cromwell, FBI; Todd Hudson, Secret Service; Sean McCloskey, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Managing Cybersecurity: Tools and Trends of the Future
Jeremy Hopwood, Pinnacle Financial Partners

Incident Response Planning & Testing
Jimmy Buddenberg and Brian Kirk, Elliott Davis

Homeland Security’s Cyber Services
David Baker, Reliant Bank; Sean McCloskey, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Quantifying Risk-Selling It to the Board
Panelists: Gina Pruitt, KraftCPAs PLLC; Jeremy Hopwood, Pinnancle Financial Partners; Jerry Cantrell, First Citizens National Bank

Miracle Lady—What to Do When it Happens to You: A Story of Survival
Janeice Frisbee, former banker

Exam Trends
Moderators: Gina Pruitt, KraftCPAs PLLC and Cy Sturdivant, BKD CPAs and Advisors
Panelists: Linda Finck, FDIC; Tom Hinkle, Safe Systems, Inc.; Roger Pittman, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Bank Tech Trends: Disruption, Innovation, and Cybersecurity
Jimmy Sawyers, Sawyers & Jacobs, LLC


Exhibit Show

A highlight of our Strategic Technology, Risk & Security Conference, the Exhibit Show displays products and services from our select list of Associate Members. These exhibitors present companies who provide newer, faster, and more accurate solutions to improve services, security, and manage risk within the bank. If you are an Associate member who wants to exhibit, click this link or contact Monique White for more information.


Thank You Sponsors

BKD, Nashville Tenn.
Elliott Davis, LLC, Franklin, Tenn.
First National Bankers Bank, Birmingham, Ala.
Sawyers & Jacobs, LLC


Continuing Education Credit

10 hours CPE credit

This program has not been pre-approved for ICB CE credits. Attendants who require ICB credits should go to http://www.aba.com/Training/ICB/Pages/default.aspx for further instructions.


Program Fees

TBA Members / Associate MembersNonmembers
Early Registration $495$990
Early registration deadline is April 11, 2019
Registration $545$1040
Day-of-Program $595$1090

Team Discount

A discount of $25 per person is available for multiple registrations from the same institution, after the initial registration. Only the first registrant from your institution pays the full fee. To be eligible for the team discount, you must register all your attendants at the same time in advance.

TBA Contact

Monique White - mwhite@TNBankers.org
Director of Education
Tennessee Bankers Association
211 Athens Way, Ste 100 • Nashville, TN 37228-1381
800/964-5525 or 615/244-4871 or www.TNBankers.org

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