01 Dec 2018

AMLFC Institute Conference 2019

  • April 3, 2019
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
AMLFC Institute Conference 2019

The third AMLFC Institute Conference will take place in Miami at the Conrad Hotel Miami on April 03rd, 2019.
This one day event is designed to provide practical knowledge of AML/CFT/FCP. The conference is designed to transition theory into practical solutions by providing structured information that can be implemented by conference participants when they return to their home organizations. To this end, a group of high profile regulators from the Americas and compliance experts will discuss challenges faced by regulated businesses.

A discounted group rate of US$259 per night plus taxes is available to conference participants (click here to make your reservation).

Benefits of participating

  • 6 CPEs are awarded
  • Certificate of attendance is provided
  • Meet key regulators from the Caribbean basin
  • Comply with mandatory AML/CFT annual training requirements
  • Network with other AML/CFT/FCP peers
  • Deductible travel expenses in most jurisdictions
  • Free time to enjoy Miami shopping and vibrant culture
  • Acquire CPE points for CAMLFC, FIBA, ICA, ACFCS and others


DAY 1 Apr-03 Type Presentations Title Confirmed Speakers
8:00 8:45 Registration
8:45 9:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks Ms. Michelle Martin, Chairman & CEO, AMLFC Institute and ComplianceAid, Antigua & Barbuda/Florida
9:05 9:45 General Session The State of Fintech, Regtech: Why now? & Why it matters? Mr. Sandro García-Rojas Castillo, AMLFC Institute Board of Directors, Vice–President of Supervision AML/CFT Preventive Processes, National Banking and Securities Commission, Mexico
9:50 10:20 General Session AML-CFT Policies & Procedures (The Next Generation): Ensuring your KYC/KYE remains on trend Mr. Andrew Strachan, Inspector, Compliance Commission, The Bahamas
10:20 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 12:30 General Session AML-CFT Simulation (trending typologies over various regulated industries) Mr. Patrick George, NRA Coordinator, Senior Financial Investigator/Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Commonwealth of Dominica

Mrs. Glenda Leben, Senior Compliance Examiner, Financial Investigation Agency, British Virgin Islands

Mr. Rennie Lakhan, Senior Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Trinidad & Tobago

12:30 1:30 Lunch
1:30 2:15 General Session How to get the BOD/ Management to change their view when robust policies and procedures need implementation Mr. Derek Benjamin, Financial Compliance Unit, Office of National Drug & Money Laundering Control Policy (ONDCP), Antigua & Barbuda
2:20 3:05 General Session How to make Transaction Monitoring an effective part of countering the risks of money laundering, terrorism and human trafficking Mr. Don Lee, AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, President, FinWebTech, Jamaica/ Florida
3:05 3:30 Coffee Break
3:30 4:10 General Session Blockchain/ Distributed Ledger Transforming AML/CFT Compliance Dr. Jeremy Stephen, MSc. DIC. BSc., AMLFC Institute Board of Regents, Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of the West Indies – Cave Hill Campus, Barbados
4:15 4:55 General Session Panel How to conduct Anti-Fraud Investigations: Synthetic Identity Fraud one of the fastest-growing forms of identity theft Mr. Patrick George, NRA Coordinator, Senior Financial Investigator/Analyst, Financial Intelligence Unit, Commonwealth of Dominica

Mr. Andrew Tennant, SME – Money Laundering Methodologies & Typologies,
National Crime Agency, United Kingdom

4:55 5:00 Closing Remarks

The Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes Institute LLC (the AMLFC Institute) is a joint venture between Gus Machado School of Business at St. Thomas University Miami Florida and ComplianceAid BSA AML Services (ComplianceAid).

The AMLFC Institute offers to undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to earn certifications in the field of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) / Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP). The Institute also conducts academic research and other activities for the purpose of advancing knowledge in the field of AML/CFT/FCP.

The AMLFC Institute has partnered with a worldwide network of universities promoting quality education and high standards of ethics. It’s global certification scheme produces a wider pool of knowledgeable workers and is recognized internationally. The AMLFC Institute curriculum delivers to the marketplace individuals with practical knowledge of the field, able to work for the private sector, regulators, enforcement agencies and governments.

Many discoveries await you in Miami.

Venue: Conrad Hotel in Miami

Venue Phone:+1-305-503-6500


1395 Brickell Ave, Miami, Florida, 33131, United States


Conrad Miami
1395 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida, 33131, USA
TEL: +1-305-503-6500
Guest Fax: +1-305-503-6599
 DRIVE TIME: 15 min.
Head south on N LeJeune Road, merge into FL 836 and take I-95 South. 
Take Miami Ave. 
exit ramp toward Biscayne Blvd. and a slight right toward Brickell Ave. 
Turn left onto SE 14th St. Valet will be on the left.

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