Region 5 Meeting - Fall 2016

Syracuse, NY

Mark your calendars and save the date for the Region 5 Meeting scheduled for Sep 26 & 27th, at Empower, FCU in Syracuse, NY. 

Meeting Cost:  $149-Member $199-Non-Member

Meeting begins at 7:30am on Monday and ends at 11:45am on Tuesday.  Continental breakfast and lunch are provided. 

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Who Should Attend?

Internal Auditors, Supervisory/Audit Committee Members, Board Members, Compliance Officers, Risk Managers, IT Management and Staff

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Empower FCU (hosted by Dana McCranie)
Address: 1 Member Way
Syracuse, NY 13212
Contact Phone: 315-708-5142


Monday, September 26th

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45 – Welcome and Announcements

8:45 am – 10:15 am

Session 1:Common Audit Findings

Presenter: Carrie Kennedy, Moss Adams

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Networking Break

10:15 am – 11:45 am

Session 2: Fraud

Presenter:  Firley Moran

12:00 pm am – 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Session 3: Information Security

Presenters: Gavin Landless

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Networking Break

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Session 4:  Compliance Update

Presenter: Mike Carter, CUANY

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Session 5: Roundtable

Moderated by: Mike Moreau, Dana McCranie

Monday Evening Event:

The Annual Monday night dinner get together will be at DestiNY USA (area mall). It’s loads of fun and located in the new canyon area.  It is easy to get to/from the hotel, They also have good food. 

Revolutions at Destiny USA is 55,000 square feet of fun for everyone! You will find 24 boutique bowling lanes, a full redemption prize arcade with over 30 video games, ping pong tables, billiards, darts, shuffleboard, a casual full service restaurant, two high energy bars, a Sports Stadium amphitheater for the best sports viewing in town. 


Tuesday, September 27th

7:30 am – 8:30 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Session 6: Lending Controls

Presenters: Carrie Kennedy, Moss Adams

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Networking Break

10:15 am – 11:30 am (2 – 45 minute sessions)

Session 7/8: NCUA Part 723 Update / Common BSA findings

Presenter: Sam Capuano, Bonadio / Mike Moreau, MacPage

11:30 am – 11:45 am

Wrap-up and Meeting Closure


Hotel Information

Maplewood Suites Extended Stay
400 7th North Street
Liverpool, NY  13088

The hotel is offering discounted rates of $100 per night to those attending the ACUIA Region 5 meeting.  To book your ACUIA meeting rate contact:

Chelsea Presby
Corporate Sales Manager

Direct: 315.410.0608


The hotel is less than 2 miles (1.7) from Empower Headquarters, has recently been completely renovated, offers WiFi throughout the building and has an onsite restaurant / lounge. 

Other area hotels:

•             Comfort Inn & Suites (Buckley Road) 

•             Hampton Inn (7th North St)

•             Holiday Inn (Electronics Parkway)

•             Best Western Plus (Electronics Parkway)

For questions or additional information contact Region 5 Director:

Michael Moreau

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