Agenda

Agenda
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM WBA Board of Directors Meetings (Invite Only)
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Welcome Reception (All Attendees)
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Registration Open 
(Closed during luncheon: 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.)
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Welcome Remarks & Opening Keynote Introduction

Steve Andrews 
President & CEO
Western Bankers Association
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Opening Keynote Address
 

Steve Hatfield
Principal, Global Future of Work Leader
Deloitte Consulting LLP

 

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM Refreshment Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learning Sessions – Series 1

Learning Session #1


M&A Outlook for 2020

- Aaron Axton, Principal, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
- Jeff Wishner, Managing Director, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
- Caspar Bentinck, Managing Director, Sandler O’Neill + Partners, LP
- David Sandler, Principal, Sandler O’Neill + Partners, LP


Learning Session #2

Facing the Liquidity Challenge Head On

Mark Haberland 
Managing Director
Darling Consulting
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Luncheon
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM General Session

U.S. and California Economic Outlook​

Chris Thornberg
Founder 
Beacon Economics
2:45 PM – 3:15 PM Refreshment Break
3:15 PM – 4:30 PM Peer Networking Exchange
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Reception
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Dinner/Entertainment
Thursday, January 9, 2020
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Learning Sessions – Series 2

Learning Session #1


The Latest on California’s Privacy Act

Kevin Gould
SVP, Government Relations
California Bankers Association

Nancy Thomas 
Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP


Learning Session #2

Cybersecurity Takes a Seat in the Boardroom

Trent Fleming
Trent Fleming Consulting
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Refreshment Break
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Closing Keynote Speaker

Three Megatrends and Four Best Practices
That Will Shape Your Business Future


Richard Karlgaard
Publisher and Futurist
Forbes Media
12:00 PM Conference Adjourns