124th Annual Convention and 48th Annual Bank Counsel Seminar
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach


Join us for the 124th Annual Convention and 48th Annual Bank Counsel Seminar at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. This is a valuable opportunity to hear directly from bank regulators, CBA leadership and industry representatives on topical industry issues. This is the fourth year these two events will be held in conjunction and attendees are welcome to attend all sessions and social functions of either conference.

Check out CBA’s video highlighting the 2013 Annual Convention by clicking here.

Who Should Attend

  • Presidents
  • CEOs
  • CFOs
  • COOs
  • Directors
  • Counsel


Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
21500 Pacific Coast Hwy
Huntington Beach, CA
(714) 698-1234


Hotel accommodations can be made by calling the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach central reservations department at (888) 421-1442. The CBA rate is $255, single or double occupancy, plus taxes and a discounted resort services fee of $15* per night. Please make your reservations by Friday, April 3, 2015. Rooms are limited and may sell out before this date. If the CBA room block reaches capacity before this date, the hotel may accept reservations on a space-available basis at the prevailing rates.

*The resort services fee has been reduced for this event, from $25/night to $15/night, and includes access to the spa locker room and fitness center, guestroom internet, local/800 calls, “print me” guest room feature, in-room bottled water (2 per day), two-for-one half day bike rental, surfboard and golf bag storage, incoming/outgoing faxes and an in-room safe.

Check in time: 4:00 p.m.
Check out time: 11:00 a.m.


Overnight parking at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach has been discounted, from $34/night to $28/night, for our group.

Daily parking is $19 for 0-12 hours.


Thursday, May 7, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. CBA Board of Directors Meeting and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Registration Open
  Sponsored by Kraft Opich, LLP
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. General Counsel Roundtable and Luncheon
  (invitation only)
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Past Presidents Luncheon
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Past Presidents Spouses Luncheon
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Conference Welcome
  Rick Sanborn, CBA Chairman
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker
  Christina Romer
  Former Chair, President’s Council of Economic Advisors
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break and Marketplace Opening
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m Concurrent Sessions – Series I
  Senior Officers and Directors Session
  Q&A with Christina Romer
  Bank Counsel Seminar
  Law Enforcement Panel
Jackie Lacey, Los Angeles District Attorney
Andrew Serwin, Partner, Morrison and Foerster
Jeff Tsai, Special Assistance California Attorney General
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception in Marketplace

Friday, May 8, 2015

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Marketplace
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration Open
  Sponsored by Kraft Opich, LLP
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
  Rick Sanborn, CBA Chairman
8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker
  Tough Calls at the Fed
  Kevin Warsh
  Former Member, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
  Sponsored by Harland Clarke
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break in Marketplace
  Sponsored by Horgan Rosen Beckham & Coren, LLP
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions – Series II
  Senior Officers and Directors Session
  Five Keys to Your Bank’s Success
  Bank Counsel Seminar
  BSA Developments
  UDAAP Roundup
  Supreme Courts Review and What’s New in Bank Litigation
11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Luncheon
  Committee Member of the Year,
Frandzel and McCallum Awards Presentations
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Regulatory Panel
  Moderator: Dan Doyle
  Chairman, Central Valley Community Bank
  Senior representatives invited from: FDIC,
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break and Exhibitor Prize Drawing in Marketplace
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions – Series III
  Senior Officers and Directors Session
  Managing Regulatory Risks
  Bank Counsel Seminar
  Hot Topics in Employment Law for the Banking Industry
  Vendor Management and Contracts
  The Theory of Everything: Recent Developments
in Bank Operations
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Free Time
5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Gala Reception
6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Gala Dinner
  2015-2016 Board Chairman Installation

Saturday, May 9, 2015

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration Open
  Sponsored by Kraft Opich, LLP
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Session – Series IV
  Senior Officer and Directors Session
  Managing Interest Rate Risk and the Bond Portfolio                                               
  Bank Counsel Seminar
  Hot Topics in Commercial and
Real Estate Lending
  The Theory of Everything: Recent Developments
in Bank Operations
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker
  Dr. Chris Thornberg
  Economist and Founding Partner
  Beacon Economics
12:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns


Please confirm your membership status before registering. If you require assistance, please contact April Carpenter, database and membership specialist, at (916) 438-4418. 

Early-bird Registration Fees through Friday, April 3, 2015

CBA Member Bank or Law Firm $895
Non-member Bank or Law Firm $1,295
CBA Affiliate Member $1,500
Spouse Fee $595

Standard Registration Fees after Friday, April 3, 2015

CBA Member Bank or Law Firm $1,145
Non-member Bank or Law Firm $1,545
CBA Affiliate Member $1,750
Spouse Fee $595


Cancellation Policy

Substitutions are allowed, at no additional cost. Written notice is required for all substitutions/cancellations. The full registration fee will be refunded if written notice is received by April 10, 2015, and 50 percent if by April 17. No refunds will be provided after April 17. Registrations made on or after April 17 are not subject to refund.

Sponsor/Exhibitor Information

For information and pricing, please download the Marketplace Information – Sponsor/Exhibitor Opportunities brochure under ‘RESOURCES’ on the upper right and then contact:

Stacy Wolfenberger
Manager of Events and Trade Show Logistics
(916) 438-4418

A few reasons your organization should sponsor or exhibit:

  • Maximize your company’s brand awareness and increase your market position
  • Gain direct access to CBA member banks and institutions in an exclusive environment
  • Raise your profile above your competitors
  • Learn about the issues confronting today’s financial service leaders and gain valuable insight into potential solutions
  • Match your exposure needs, regardless of your budget
  • Shape or reinforce a positive perception of your company with California’s bank executives
  • Support the California Bankers Association, the largest non-profit banking organization serving the California financial services industry