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Day 1 - Tuesday, September 17, 2024

9:00
Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks and Audience Ice Breaker
9:30
Keynote Address
10:00
How I Built My Brand and Became My Best Advocate: Real Life Stories from Women Who Have Risen in the Ranks
10:45
Networking Break
11:00
Senior Government Officials Share Updates: OFAC, FinCEN and DOJ Share New Initiatives and Priorities
11:45
Financial Crime Compliance Leaders Share Best Practices: Managing the Convergence of AML/AFC and Sanctions
12:30
Networking Luncheon by Industry
1:45

Keynote

 
2:15
Managing Geopolitical and Evasion Risks: Concrete Examples of the Latest Schemes and How They Were Discovered
3:00
Topic Discussions #1 – Sign up in Advance.
3:45
Networking Break
4:00
Keynote Interview
4:30
Topic Breakouts #2 – Sign up in Advance.
5:15
Networking Reception
6:15
End of Day One

Day 2 - Wednesday, September 18, 2024

8:55
Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
9:00
Women in Sanctions Network (WSN) Highlights
9:10
Women in Government Roundtable: Lessons of Power, Work/Life Balance and Progress in the Public Sector
10:00
Topic Breakouts
10:45
Networking Break
11:45
Building Resilience: Overcoming Bumps in the Road and Reframing Professional Setbacks as Opportunities for Growth
12:00
CLE Ethics Credit Session: How Legal and Compliance Professionals Are Handling Ethical Dilemmas
1:00
End of Conference

Post-Conference Workshop

Workshop A: Compliance 2.0: Cross-Industry Discussion of AML and Sanctions Best Practices

Sep 18, 2024 2:00pm – 05:00 PM

Speakers

Senior Representative
Office of Foreign Assets Control
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Day 1 - Tuesday, September 17, 2024

9:00
Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks and Audience Ice Breaker

Jessica Bartlett
Managing Director- Global Head of Financial Crime Legal
Barclays (WSN Member)

Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
Vice President & General Counsel, Trade and Chief Export Counsel
Honeywell (WSN Member)

Sheena Nayak
Director, Global Head of Sanctions and Regulatory Compliance
Meta (WSN Member)

Be sure to arrive on time as we break the ice by introducing ourselves and lay the groundwork for the networking opportunities throughout the conference.

9:30
Keynote Address

Stay tuned for an exciting announcement!

10:00
How I Built My Brand and Became My Best Advocate: Real Life Stories from Women Who Have Risen in the Ranks

Alice Rojas
Managing Director, Americas Head of Sanctions Compliance
Société Générale

Lauren Kohr
Strategic Engagement Advisor, Public/Private Partnerships and Outreach
IRS Criminal Investigations

Meg Zucker
VP, Head of US AML & Financial Crime Advisory
RBS

During this sessions, proven leaders will share their stories of career success-and how they successfully overcame obstacles to achieving their goals. Join us as we discuss:

  • Harnessing your brand to discover what sets you apart and articulate your unique value
  • How to stand out and make your mark
  • Developing effective strategies for self-promotion and upward mobility
  • Strategies to become recognized as a thought leader in AML and Sanctions
  • Overcoming obstacles and setbacks

10:45
Networking Break
11:00
Senior Government Officials Share Updates: OFAC, FinCEN and DOJ Share New Initiatives and Priorities

Dara Daniels
Acting Associate Director, Research and Analysis Division
FinCEN

Molly Moeser
Acting Chief Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section
U.S. Department of Justice

Lisa Palluconi
Deputy Director
Office of Foreign Assets Control

U.S. Department of the Treasury

11:45
Financial Crime Compliance Leaders Share Best Practices: Managing the Convergence of AML/AFC and Sanctions

Jacqueline Santos
SVP, Global Sanctions Officer and AML Special Programs
PNC

Molly McLane
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Carla Suchoski
Director
BDO

  • Maximizing internal resources to meet both AML and sanctions compliance objectives
  • How artificial intelligence can be leveraged for compliance
  • Tools to combat the increasing complexity of schemes that try to bypass your controls

12:30
Networking Luncheon by Industry

Take advantage of this chance to meet others working in your industry and discuss best practices and shared compliance concerns.

  • Financial Services
  • Fintech/Crypto
  • Global Exporters
  • Technology
  • Energy
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Manufacturing

1:45

Keynote

 

Stay tuned for an exciting announcement!

2:15
Managing Geopolitical and Evasion Risks: Concrete Examples of the Latest Schemes and How They Were Discovered

Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
Vice President & General Counsel, Trade and Chief Export Counsel
Honeywell (WSN Member)

Irina Nossova
Legal Counsel – Global Ethics and Sanctions Compliance
Bunge

Laura Miller
Director, Sanctions Implementation and Investigations
Citi (WSN Member)

  • Ranking geopolitical risks from bad to worse
  • Tips for how to stay up-to-date on the current developments
  • Scenario planning and risk mitigation dry runs to ensure that your organization is prepared
  • Increased sanctions evasions scheme to watch

3:00
Topic Discussions #1 – Sign up in Advance.

Corporate Transparency Act/Beneficial Ownership

Kayce Seifert
Regulatory Counsel
Block, Inc.

Export Controls

Laura Molinari
Executive Director, Licensing, Policy, Sanctions and Compliance
Boeing

Sanctions Screening Best Practices

Stephanie Liantonio
Americas Head of Sanctions & Embargoes, Anti-Financial Crime
Deutsche Bank

Russia Circumvention/Diversion

Orisia Gammell
Chief Legal Counsel & Export Control, Head of Export Control Innovation Team
SAP (WSN Member)

Take advantage to discuss current topics of interest in a smaller setting. Each topic will be led by an experience moderator who will focus on 3-4 key areas. These sessions are offered twice so you will be able to attend two different topics.

  • Corporate Transparency Act/Beneficial Ownership\
  • Export Controls
  • Sanctions Screening Best Practices
  • Russia- Circumvention/Diversion

3:45
Networking Break
4:00
Keynote Interview

Catherine Razzano
Head of Global Legal Compliance
TikTok

Interviewed By:

Maureen O’Connor
Assistant General Counsel, Financial Crimes Legal & Antitrust
Wells Fargo

4:30
Topic Breakouts #2 – Sign up in Advance.

Corporate Transparency Act/Beneficial Ownership

Kayce Seifert
Regulatory Counsel
Block, Inc.

Export Controls

Laura Molinari
Executive Director, Licensing, Policy, Sanctions and Compliance
Boeing

Sanctions Screening/IP Blocking Best Practices

Stephanie Liantonio
Americas Head of Sanctions & Embargoes, Anti-Financial Crime
Deutsche Bank

Russia Circumvention/Diversion

Orisia Gammell
Chief Legal Counsel & Export Control, Head of Export Control Innovation Team
SAP (WSN Member)

  • Corporate Transparency Act/Beneficial Ownership
  • Export Controls
  • Sanctions Screening/IP Blocking Best Practices
  • Russia- Circumvention/Diversion

5:15
Networking Reception
6:15
End of Day One

Day 2 - Wednesday, September 18, 2024

8:55
Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
9:00
Women in Sanctions Network (WSN) Highlights

Sheena Nayak
Director, Global Head of Sanctions and Regulatory Compliance
Meta (WSN Member)

Founding WSN members will discuss updates and highlights from recent large and smaller group WSN programming!

9:10
Women in Government Roundtable: Lessons of Power, Work/Life Balance and Progress in the Public Sector

Molly Braese
Chief of Staff, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement
Bureau of Industry and Security

U.S. Department of Commerce

Mary Hammond
Executive Director, Global Operations Policy and Support
Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation

Anne Peacock
Deputy Assistant Director, Policy Division
Office of Foreign Assets Control

U.S Department of the Treasury

Hear from Senior Government leaders as they provide insights on how the agencies work together. They will also share personal stories about their road to leadership, the challenges they encountered along the way and the barriers that they have overcome.

10:00
Topic Breakouts

Sheena Nayak
Director, Global Head of Sanctions and Regulatory Compliance
Meta (WSN Member)

Jessica Bartlett
Managing Director- Global Head of Financial Crime Legal
Barclays (WSN Member)

  • Humanitarian Exceptions
  • Middle East
  • China
  • Leveraging Artificial Intelligence

10:45
Networking Break
11:45
Building Resilience: Overcoming Bumps in the Road and Reframing Professional Setbacks as Opportunities for Growth

Ali Rathod-Papier
Partner and Foreign Expansion & Policy Specialist
Andressen Horowitz

Andrea Sharrin
SVP, Global Head of Financial Crime
FIS

Hear the unwritten stories and lessons for:

  • Embracing failure and the silver linings: Leveraging mistakes for personal and professional growth
  • Bouncing back from setbacks with grace
  • Weighing Your Options: Deciding if and when to reframe your career path and opportunities ahead

12:00
CLE Ethics Credit Session: How Legal and Compliance Professionals Are Handling Ethical Dilemmas

Ibie Falcusan
Assistant General Counsel
Weatherford

Anne Scheinfeldt
Assistant Deputy General Counsel
Comcast

Work through hypothetical scenarios on some of the most complex, high stakes dilemmas and compare your thoughts with your peers.
Test your knowledge and benefit from candid discussions about these complex ethical issues. The session will review the rules of professional responsibility. PLUS, receive 1 ethics credit.

1:00
End of Conference

Workshop A: Compliance 2.0: Cross-Industry Discussion of AML and Sanctions Best Practices

Sep 18, 2024 2:00pm – 05:00 PM

Senior Representative
Office of Foreign Assets Control
U.S. Department of the Treasury

What is it about?

Join an in-depth, “closed door” conversation on the intricacies and pain points of maintaining a highly effective compliance program. During this session, we will discuss:

  • Strategies for mitigating risks confronting your organization
  • How to handle high risk situations
  • Audit steps to test your compliance plan
  • Traditional and innovative training tips
  • Strategies to continuously update your plan to keep up with new developments
  • Tips for a voluntary disclosure
  • How to implement AI into your plan-and to what extent