Region 5 Meeting

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Mon Oct 04 2010 .
October 4, 2010
Event Date: 
October 5, 2010
Location: 
Albany, New York



ACUIA Region 5 Meeting

October 4 – 5, 2010
SEFCU
700 Patroon Creek Blvd
Albany, NY  12206-1067
 
 
Monday, October 4, 2010
 
7:30 am – 8:30 am                            

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 
8:30 am - 8:45 am           
Welcome & Announcements
 
8:45 am - 10:00 am           

“The Supervisory Committee – Four Perspectives”

Learning Level:            All

Field of Study: Auditing / Supervisory Committee
 
Course Description:  A panel discussion that will address the role and conduct of the Supervisory Committee.  A panel will discuss the challenges and ways of meeting them. 
 
Jay Bowman is a Director at Accume Partners, a leading provider of internal audit and business advisory services to financial institutions.  Jay served over 25 years with the Federal Reserve Banks of Philadelphia and Atlanta.  He is a Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).  He recently served as chair of the supervisory committee of a $1.4 billion Pennsylvania credit union.
 
10:00 am - 10:15 am               

Networking Break

 
10:15 am - 12:00 pm           
 NCUA Hot Topics
Learning Level:            All
Field of Study: Auditing
 
Course Description:  Learn directly from NCUA:  exam issues, concentration risk, regulatory changes/hot buttons
 
Mark Cantor, NCUA Supervisory Examiner.  Mark has been with the NCUA for over 20 years.  Mark is the supervisory examiner for the Hudson Valley and New York City.  He is responsible for implementing the safety and soundness program for approximately 100 credit unions with more than $10 billion in assets from Albany to Staten Island. He currently manages a group of 10 examiners.  His group includes a broad range of credit unions, from several of the region’s largest to the smallest developing credit unions in the five boroughs of NYC. 
 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm                

Networking Lunch 

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
 Emerging Hot Topics
Learning Level:            All
Field of Study: Accounting
 
Course Description:  Discussion of hot topics related to accounting areas, including merger accounting, fair market value update, current issues in OREOs and TDRs.
 

Victor A. Howe, CPA, Partner, McGladrey & Pullen LLP.  Victor is the Eastern Region leader in McGladrey’s National Credit Union practice.  With more than 22 years of experience specializing in serving credit unions and their service organizations, he is responsible for providing services to credit unions throughout the East Coast.

 
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm                       
Networking Break
 
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Compliance Update
Learning Level:            All
Field of Study: Compliance
 
Course Description:   Compliance update which will include Truth in Savings, Regulation Z (Credit CARD Act), Regulation E, SAFE Act and a look ahead to 2011
 
Michael Carter, CUCE, Director of Compliance, Credit Union Association of New York  (CUANY).  Michael Carter joined the Credit Union Association of New York in 2001 and has served as Director of Compliance since 2009. Under his leadership, the Compliance Department provides affiliated credit unions with information and guidance regarding the laws and regulations that affect their daily operations.   Prior to his role as Director of Compliance, Michael served as a Management Consultant, Compliance Education Specialist and Senior Compliance Specialist for the Association.
3:45 – 5:00 pm
Understanding the External Audit 
Learning Level:            All
Field of Study: Accouting / Auditing
Course Description:  Discussion of the external financial statement audit including the purpose of an audit, required communications to those in charge of governance and the audit process itself.
 
Christopher Dietter, James Flynn and Craig Zellar, Senior Managers, Firley, Moran, Freer and Eassa, P.C. (FMFE)



Tuesday, October 5, 2010
 
7:30 am – 8:30 am                            

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 
8:30 am – 10:00 am           

Auditing for PCI Compliance

Learning Level: All
Field of Study: Auditing
 
Course Description:  To familiarize attendees with Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance & share tools to perform a PCI audit.
 
Dan Juneau is Executive Vice President for Compliance Services at Security Compliance Associates.  He is a former Chief of Police, and also served for 10 years as the Director of Corporate Security for a major bank holding company where he developed and maintained the bank’s security program, data security program, and disaster recovery program. 
 
 
10:00 am - 10:15 am               

Networking Break 

10:15 am – 11:45 am           
E-commerce & Website Compliance
Learning Level:            All
Field of Study: Auditing / Compliance
 
 
Dan Juneau  
 

GENERAL INFORMATION 
How to Register
Registrations will be accepted on the official registration form only.  Photocopies of the form are acceptable.  Acceptable methods of payment are check, money order, Discover, MasterCard, or VISA.  .
 
Fax
If you are paying for your registration with a credit card, fax the registration with payment information to (703) 683-0295.
 
Mail
Send your completed registration form with payment to:
 
ACUIA
815 King St., Suite 308
Alexandria, VA  22314
 
Continuing Professional Education Credits
ACUIA 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.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37219-2417 or www.nasba.org. No prerequisite courses, advance preparation or experience is required for admittance to the meeting.
 
CPE Credits Available – 17.5
 
Cancellation, Substitution & Refund Policy
Registration cancellations prior to September 27, 2010 will incur no penalty. Cancellations from September 27 – October 1 are subject to a $50 cancellation fee.  Cancellation notices must be sent in writing to the ACUIA Executive Office. No refunds will be made on cancellations made after October 1, 2010 due to committed funds and forfeited fees cannot be applied to future meetings due to IRS reporting requirements.
 
Substitutions from within the same organization are permitted at no additional cost if received by September 27.  All substitutions must be in writing and accompanied by a completed registration form.
 
Attire 
Attire for this educational meeting is business casual. As with most events, the temperature in different meeting rooms tends to vary. We recommend that you dress in layers to accommodate the variance in temperatures.
 
Americans with Disabilities Act 
SEFCU complies with the provisions of ADA. If you need additional assistance, please contact the ACUIA at least 14 days in advance. 

 
Smoking
In consideration of others, we ask that you refrain from smoking during meeting functions and throughout the meeting area.
 
MEETING LOCATION
 
SEFCU
700 Patroon Creek Blvd
Albany, NY  12206-1067
(518) 452-8234
 
DRIVING DIRECTIONS
 
From the North 
Head south on I-87 S toward Albany; Take the I-90 E / I-87 S / I-90
W exit- Exit 1- toward Albany/Boston/New York Thruway; Merge
onto I-90 E via Exit 1E on the left toward Albany/Boston; (Portions
toll); Take the RT-85 exit- Exit 4- toward Slingerlands/Voorheesville;
Merge right onto NY-85 S; Take the first exit ramp on right toward
Washington Ave State Offices; Stay in right lane to enter SEFCU
parking lot; SEFCU HQ Building is a three-story red brick building.
 
From the East 
From I-90 W toward Albany; Take the RT-85 exit- Exit 4- toward
Slingerlands/Voorheesville; Merge right onto NY-85 S; Take the first
exit ramp on right toward Washington Ave State Offices; Stay in right
lane to enter SEFCU parking lot; SEFCU HQ Building is a three-story
red brick building.
 
From the South:
Head north on I-87 N/New York State Thruway N toward Albany
(Portions toll); Merge onto I-90 E via Exit 24 toward Albany/Montreal
(Portions toll); Take the RT-85 exit- Exit 4- toward Slingerlands/
Voorheesville; Merge right onto NY-85 S; Take the first exit ramp on
right toward Washington Ave State Offices; Stay in right lane to enter
SEFCU parking lot; SEFCU HQ Building is a three-story red brick
building.
 
From the West 
From I-90 E/New York State Thruway E toward Albany (Portions toll);
Keep left to take I-90 E via Exit 24 toward I-87 N/Albany/Montreal
(Portions toll); Take the RT-85 exit- Exit 4- toward Slingerlands/
Voorheesville; Merge right onto NY-85 S; Take the first exit ramp on
right toward Washington Ave State Offices; Stay in right lane to enter
SEFCU parking lot; SEFCU HQ Building is a three-story red brick
building.
 

HOTEL OPTIONS

The following are two hotel options with proximity to SEFCU for your consideration.
 
Albany Ramada Plaza Hotel (formerly Clarion Hotel)
3 Watervliet Ave Ext.
Albany, NY 12206
Reservations: 1-877-424-6423
Hotel: (518) 438-8431
 
Hilton Garden Inn Albany SUNY
1381 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY  12206
Reservations: (866) 539-0036
Hotel:  (518) 453-1300
 
 
 
ACUIA would like to thank SEFCU for hosting the Region 5 Meeting.
 

 

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