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Events

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RSA Conference 2021

May 17, 2021 | San Francisco, CA

Join top cybersecurity leaders and a dedicated community of peers in San Francisco, CA as they exchange the biggest, boldest ideas that will help propel the industry forward. Attendees will have access to expert-led sessions, thought-provoking keynotes, in-depth trainings and tutorials. Come meet the Venminder team at booth # 3343!

NYBA Technology, Compliance and Risk Management Forum

December 2, 2020 | Pearl River, NY

Cyber threats against banks have become increasingly sophisticated and insidious and present new challenges daily for financial institutions. Regulatory expectations continue to evolve. Join your peers for important conversations, insights and best practices. Aaron Kirkpatrick will be speaking at the event.

RSA Conference 2020

February 24, 2020 | San Francisco, CA

Top cybersecurity leaders and a dedicated community of peers in San Francisco, CA exchanged the biggest, boldest ideas that will help propel the industry forward. Attendees had access to expert-led sessions, thought-provoking keynotes, in-depth trainings and tutorials. We enjoyed meeting everyone that stopped by and our booth!

GFMI 11th Edition Third Party Vendor Risk Management for Financial Institutions

February 10, 2020 | New York, NY

The 11th edition GFMI meeting was in New York, NY. Attendees learned to improve their vendor management strategy with sessions on regulatory expectations, due diligence and tips for cost containment. Gordon Rudd spoke at the event and the Venminder team had a great time at our booth!

ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0

January 7, 2020 | Little Rock, AR

ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0 is the only community bank-focused fintech accelerator in the world. The program provided mentorship from fintech experts, including in-depth access to the ICBA executive network, and hundreds of their community bank members. Venminder's Branan Cooper conducted a 1 hour workshop on how to navigate vendor due diligence.

Women in Technology Louisville Conference

December 4, 2019 | Orlando, FL

The Women in Technology conference brought together women at every level in every technology field to connect, educate and inspire. This year, Venminder's Dana Bowers spoke in Louisville, KY on how accidentally entering the entrepreneurial world lead to creating two successful technology companies and the problems those products solve.

2019 (ISC)² Security Congress Conference

October 28, 2019 | Orlando, FL

(ISC)² Security Congress brought together more than 4,000 industry colleagues, offered 150+ educational and thought-leadership sessions, and fostered collaboration with other forward-thinking companies. Venminder's Gordon Rudd spoke at the event, his informative session was entitled "Creating Scalable, Sustainable Cybersecurity for Any Size Corporation".

Bankers’ Bank of the West 2019 Information Security in Community Banking Conference

October 23, 2019 | Aurora, CO

This conference incorporated the dual perspectives of management and information technology and security professionals. Presenters shared expertise in strategic oversight, new technologies, emerging threats and concerns, risk mitigation and other topics of interest. Fees may apply.

Third Party Vendor Risk Management for Financial Institutions

September 30, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

Experts addressed latest regulatory requirements and priorities at this year's conference in San Francisco, CA. Gordon Rudd spoke on the ROI of Third Party Risk Management at 11:35 am on 9/30. Attendees also came and visited other Venminder team members at our booth! Visit the GFMI site for event details.

KyCPA Financial Institution Conference

September 23, 2019 | Louisville, KY

If you attended this year’s conference in Louisville, KY you had the chance to hear educational presentations and talks from CPAs in the financial services and technology industry. Topics pertinent to the industry were covered in breakout sessions and attendees also had the opportunity to earn CPE credit throughout the conference.

CPAs in Business and Industry Conference

September 17, 2019 | Louisville, KY

This year’s CPAs in Business and Industry Conference was in Louisville, KY. Attendees had the chance to earn CPE credit throughout the conference and continue to develop their professional education. Attendees also had the opportunity to hear Venminder's Gordon Rudd present in two informative sessions on vendor management on September 17th.

AASCIF 2019 Annual Conference

July 21, 2019 | Cleveland, OH

AASCIF's 2019 Annual Conference was designed with the unique needs of workers' compensation insurance professionals in mind. This event brought you top industry speakers, including Branan Cooper from Venminder! He gave a talk entitled, "Vendor Management 101" and is participated in an expert roundtable session.

ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference

June 9, 2019 | New Orleans, LA

This year's ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference took place in New Orleans, LA. Attendees learned from industry experts about best practices and insights to ensure their program, your team, processes and resources are right-sized for tomorrow's challenges. Venminder had a great time exhibiting at the event and meet everyone at booth #203!

4th Annual Vendor & Third Party Risk USA

June 4, 2019 | New York City, NY

The 4th Annual Vendor & Third Party Risk Conference took place in New York City. Attendees gained better understanding of industry best practices, as well as tips for increase efficiency for vendor risk management. Branan Cooper gave a great educational talk to attendees entitled: "Vendor Complaints – A Cause for Enforcement Actions".

2019 FINRA Annual Conference

May 15, 2019 | Washington, DC

The 2019 FINRA Annual Conference in Washington, DC offered industry professionals a variety of sessions related to current trends in technology, cybersecurity, risk management and much more. Attendees joined peers to exchange ideas on today’s timely compliance and regulatory topics. Venminder was at booth #33!

RMA's Governance, Compliance, and Operational Risk Conference

May 15, 2019 | Chicago, IL

Attendees of this conference in Chicago, IL will have the opportunity to hear from some of the top financial leaders in the country regarding several hot topic issues surrounding privacy and data security. Venminder’s Branan Cooper will be speaking on “Adventures in Third Party Risk”.

12th Annual Shared Assessments Summit

April 10, 2019 | Arlington, VA

The 12th Annual Shared Assessments Third Party Risk Summit is the premier event for stakeholders involved in the vendor risk assessment process. The 2019 Summit will take place at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia and features pre-conference workshops April 8-9. Venminder will be exhibiting at the event.

RMA's Governance, Compliance, and Operational Risk Conference

April 7, 2019 | Austin, TX

This conference was developed by practitioners for practitioners, and features plenary panels and sessions designed to attendees better understand emerging operational risks and best practices in governance and compliance. Venminder exhibited at the event and enjoyed seeing everyone at our booth.

X-Tech 2019: Financial Services and Technology

April 2, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV

Hear from more than 60 leading experts driving technology and innovation programs across the financial industry. Key topics at this conference include security and risk management, digital and traded finance, fintech and vendors, emerging technology and authentication. Venminder's Branan Cooper will be attending the event.

4th Annual Third-Party Risk Management & Oversight Summit

March 25, 2019 | New York, NY

Attend this event to gain tools, lessons and best practices to strengthen the compliance of your third parties. Venminder's Gordon Rudd will be moderating Think Tank: What Keeps You Up at Night. Gordon will also be leading the roundtable discussion: Strategies for Continuous Monitoring of Third Parties.

X-Tech 2019: Financial Services and Technology

March 24, 2019 | Dallas, TX

Develop your competitive technology strategy and connect with industry leaders in the mortgage industry by attending MBA’s Technology Solutions Conference & Expo 2019 (TECH19) in Dallas. Venminder is exhibiting at the event, stop by booth #810 to visit the team!

9th Edition Third Party Vendor Risk Management for Financial Institutions

February 11, 2019 | New York, NY

Attendees of this GFMI conference gained expertise to develop a secure third party ecosystem. Venminder was able to give a presentation and had a booth at the conference in New York City. Venminder's Branan Cooper is spoke on the State of Third Party Risk Management 2019 on February 11th at 9:45am.

GLI EnterpriseCorp’s Hot & Fast Innovation Awards 2019

January 31, 2019 | Louisville, KY

This annual awards ceremony recognizes the latest companies selected as the most promising and innovative, early stage OR fast growth “gazelle” companies to watch in greater Louisville. Venminder attended the award ceremony this year and was honored to be one of the recipients of the Fast Company" Award at the event!

MBA Annual Convention & Expo

October 13, 2018 |

Attendees headed to Washington, D.C for MBA's Annual Convention & Expo. The informational agenda was packed with general sessions, breakouts, meetings and networking events for a variety of experience levels in residential mortgage lending. Discussion covered operations, strategy, policy, market trends and other key topics.

NAFCU Regulatory Compliance Seminar

October 9, 2018 |

This seminar featured the hottest compliance topics and best practices. Attendees learned what they needed to know now to help make their job easier and how to effectively handle evolving regulatory trends. Discussions covered how to safeguard your reputation, address specific compliance questions and other tips to manage regulatory compliance.

Lend360 Conference

October 8, 2018 |

Venminder attended this Chicago conference where industry thought leaders discussed topics most pressing to the fintech community. Participants were able to access online lending insights, expand your business, connect with peers, share ideas. Attendees were also able to learn from industry decision makers in different educational sessions.

FiSCA Money Trends in Alternative Financial Services Conference

October 4, 2018 |

Attendees at this event in Las Vegas, NV were offered more than 30 sessions designed specifically to educate financial institution professionals. Our CRO is spoke on vendor management and the importance of ensuring compliance of your third parties.

Bankers' Bank of the West Cybersecurity in Community Banking Conference

October 3, 2018 |

This Colorado conference was for community bank executives and technical specialists to learn what examiners will focus on, what sorts of security controls are showing potential and what kinds of vulnerabilities are emerging. Our CRO spoke on the building blocks of vendor risk management.

KyCPA Financial Institutions Conference

September 26, 2018 |

This conference presented attendees with the opportunity to hear educational presentations from CPAs that work in the financial institutions arena. Attendees were also able to earn 8 hours of CPE credit and were given time to network with other professionals in the industry. Break-out sessions were offered and covered topics pertinent to the industry.

MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference

September 16, 2018 |

The MBA's Regulatory Compliance Conference took place in Washington, DC. Attendees were able to hear first-hand from DC regulators and policy makers, get practical advice to meet today's regulatory challenges, regtech and cover other important compliance best practices. Venminder was at the event and gave out valuable vendor compliance resources.

NAFCU Risk Management Seminar

August 13, 2018 |

Attendees at this conference to gained a thorough understanding of the latest ERM expectations, tools for properly identifying and navigating the most serious risks threatening your credit union and more. Venminder at the conference and offered useful vendor risk management resources to individuals that stopped by our booth.

ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference

June 24, 2018 |

Attendees learned leading practices and gathered insights to ensure their program, team, processes and resources are right-sized for upcoming compliance challenges. Venminder regulatory compliance experts attended the conference and were at booth #218 provided supplemental materials on how to easily comply with regulations.

Power of Prepaid Conference

April 9, 2018 |

This conference featured 3 days of cutting-edge content, discussions and enhanced networking. Attendees were able to engage directly with experts that are leading the way in prepaid compliance, legislation, regulation and innovation. Venminder's Chief Risk Officer, Branan Cooper, was a featured speaker at the event.

ABA Risk Management Conference

March 18, 2018 |

Participants from this conference were given the tools to fine-tune their risk management program to meet the challenges of 2018 and beyond. The conference included more than 30 strategic and tactical sessions, designed specifically for bank risk management professionals. Sessions focused on timely topics relevant to attendees.

National Association of Women MBAs 2018 East Region Symposium

February 22, 2018 |

Attendees at the Women MBAs 2018 East Region Symposium were able to listen to different sessions from various successful women. Venminder's founder, Dana Bowers, presented on the leadership panel and discussed the importance of proper vendor management.

GFMI Evaluating The Next Generation of Third Party Cyber Risk Management

February 12, 2018 |

This GFMI conference gave financial institutions a valuable opportunity to address the most critical issues for third party risk management in the current environment. Visitors stopped by our booth in the exhibitor's lounge.

NCACPA 78th Annual Symposium

November 13, 2017 |

Participants received in-depth coverage of legal compliance trends, an understanding of challenges and opportunities during this two day conference. Attendees left with knowledge of best practices in day-to-day operations and technology trends, and practical strategies to implement to enhance client service.

NAFCU Regulatory Compliance Seminar

October 10, 2017 |

Venminder third party risk experts joined industry leaders to get a jump on what's coming up in regulatory compliance. Topics at the conference also included updates, proposed regulations and how to conquer compliance challenges. Existing NCCOs and NCRMs in attendance were able to obtain their recertifications without retaking exams.

RegTech Compliance Transformed Conference

October 3, 2017 |

Attendees heard from regulators, bankers, consultants and technologists about how regulation technology innovations can be used to make compliance easier, less expensive and more at this two day event.

KyCPA Financial Institutions Conference

September 20, 2017 |

This conference presented attendees with the opportunity to hear educational presentations from CPAs that work in the financial institutions arena. Attendees were also able to earn 8 hours of CPE credit and were given time to network with other professionals in the industry. Break-out sessions were offered and covered topics pertinent to the industry.

MBA Regulatory Compliance Conference

September 17, 2017 |

Attendees at MBA's Regulatory Compliance Conference received the most comprehensive updates available on the regulatory environment impacting businesses. Expert presenters also covered key topics and best practices to help organization’s remain complaint. Venminder attended the conference and could be found at booth #12.

Bluegrass Community Bankers Association Convention

August 27, 2017 |

At this conference, key industry regulators updated bankers on current issues they observed in their examination process and other important topics. CEO Dana Bowers and Venminder staff educated bankers on proper third party risk and vendor management during the event.

NAFCU Risk Management Seminar

July 24, 2017 |

Participants at this Risk Management Seminar attended sessions focused on critical issues such as cybersecurity and fraud analytics. Attendees also gained tools needed to identify critical risks threatening organizations today. Hosted in Denver, CO this event was geared towards CEOs, COOs and Senior Compliance and risk staff.

ABA Regulatory Compliance Conference

June 11, 2017 |

Attendees learned leading practices and gathered insights to ensure their program, team, processes and resources are right-sized for upcoming compliance challenges. Venminder regulatory compliance experts attended the conference and were at booth #327 provided supplemental materials on how to easily comply with regulations.

ABA Risk Management Conference

March 26, 2017 |

Bankers gained tools from speakers and Venminder's Booth 317 that they needed to identify, monitor measure and control risk. Topics and materials from the conference covered a range of risks facing today's banks. Examples of these topics include: enterprise, operational, market and credit, cybersecurity and regulatory risk.

Due Diligence Audio Conference

March 21, 2017 |

Due diligence is one of the most fundamental third party risk management activities and often organizations find this step to be one of the most challenging. This Risk Management Association conference discussed regulatory guidance, best practices, site visit procedures and other key topics to help attendees be more successful in vendor management.

GFMI 5th Edition Third Party Vendor Risk Management for Financial Institutions

February 15, 2017 |

This GFMI conference focused on educating attendees on best practices to ensure continuous and automated monitoring of third parties. This year's event also focused on other important strategies and aspects to managing third party risk properly.

RMA Annual Risk Management Conference

December 13, 2016 |

This conference offered an opportunity for attendees to get the latest information on risk management, specialized lending and regulatory issues. Bankers from large, regional and community banks attended this conference, which featured recognized speakers and specialized tracks to help individuals be more successful.

RMA Annual Risk Management Conference

November 13, 2016 |

This conference offered an opportunity for attendees to get the latest information and best practices on risk management, specialized lending and regulatory issues. Bankers from large, regional and community banks attended this conference, which featured recognized industry speakers and specialized tracks.

Kentucky CPA Financial Institutions Conference

September 29, 2016 |

This Kentucky CPA Financial Institutions Conference offered thought provoking break-out sessions and covered interesting topics that were pertinent to the financial industry. Attendees were eligible to earn a total of 8 hours of CPE credits and spent time at various networking events with fellow financial professionals.

GFMI Third Party Risk Management Conference

September 12, 2016 |

This GFMI conference provided information that enabled institutions to evaluate their third party strategies to identify gaps or any areas that needed improvement. Attendees learned about the latest regulations and how to effectively incorporate that information into their strategies to reduce overall organizational risk.