Artificial Intelligence and Financial Crime

Connecting the Dots
Toronto, Canada

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$30 for members, $50 for non-members (all pricing USD)

Group rates available, contact for more information

#280 King St East, 
Suite 500, Toronto, 
ON M5A 1K7

The rise of artificial intelligence could have profound impacts on financial crime detection and prevention, with applications in everything from transaction monitoring to risk assessment and more. But beyond the noise and the hype, what do these emerging technologies mean for you and your compliance program here and now?

Join the Toronto ACFCS Chapter and SAS as we explore how  you can cut through the buzzwords to understand the practical applications of AI in financial crime compliance. In this half-day event, you’ll:

  • Learn key concepts on what AI is and what’s driving its adoption in compliance programs
  • Hear case studies on how institutions are successfully using AI in AML and fraud prevention, and
  • Leave with practical takeaways you can apply directly on the job

This event is eligible for 3 CFCS credits. Light breakfast and refreshments are provided


Registration, Networking
Coffee and light breakfast served
Welcome and Overview
Rosalind Laruccia - Chair of ACFCS Toronto Chapter and AVP, Laurentian Bank

Matt McGuire - Co-Chair of ACFCS Toronto Chapter and President, the AML Shop
What's All the Fuss about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning?
Steve Holder - National Strategy Executive, SAS

The buzz around AI today is a result of existing technology that’s come to an inflection point, but what does it mean for your organization?

This session sets the baseline, covering key concepts of AI and the ecosystem of components that are driving it, the role of algorithms and data in an effective AI approach, and practical tips to consider when adding AI to your compliance strategy.
Next Generation Financial Crimes: What is the Role of Artificial Intelligence?
David Stewart - Global Director, Fraud & Security Intelligence (Banking), SAS

Here’s where the rubber meets the road – This session focuses on case studies of financial institutions successfully leveraging AI technologies to address AML.
Networking Break
Augmented AML
Gabor Fekete - Managing Partner, Consortix

With the advent of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence, accuracy in detecting financial crime can be improved, sometimes quite spectacularly. However, the step from spreadsheets to more novel and sophisticated techniques is challenging to bridge. This session focuses on tools and techniques to implement this “augmented AML” in day to day operations.
Panel Discussion and Q&A
Facilitator: Amanda Holden, National Executive, Fraud & Security Intelligence, SAS

It's always about more than just the data and algorithms - how do you make AI work on your organization? Bring us your questions and hear from our panel of experts on the practical realities and experience advancing a financial crimes agenda. We'll talk about:
  • How to work across the silos in your organization?
  • How can you be a catalyst and where should you start?
  • Where can you turn to stay current and continue your education in this fast moving space?

Contact Us

For more information regarding this event, please contact:
Brian Svoboda Kindle | VP, Product Development
phone: (786) 517-2720 | mobile: (904) 403-4159

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