Academic journal article ABA Banking Journal

ABA Annual Convention: Explore New Frontiers

Academic journal article ABA Banking Journal

ABA Annual Convention: Explore New Frontiers

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The 2014 ABA Annual Convention, held Oct. 19-21 In Dallas, will take a big-picture look at industry issues, political and economic trends, and deliver future-focused solutions to enable bankers to seamlessly evolve, effectively compete and stay relevant.

Hosted by emcee and bestselling author Bill Press, the convention will feature thought-provoking speakers, information-packed sessions, and an exhibit hall highlighting the latest in banking products and services. Add in the networking receptions and opportunities to explore the vibrant atmosphere of Dallas, and this year's ABA annual convention is a must-attend event.

Featured speakers include:

Ken Burns, named "the most accomplished documentary filmmaker of his generation" by The New York Times, will remind us of the timeless lessons of history, and our country's enduring greatness.

Tucker Carlson, co-host of "Fox and Friends Weekend" and editor-in-chief of TheDailyCaller. com, will offer insight, with Bill Press, on the impact November's mid-term elections will have on financial services policymakers.

Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense and a trusted advisor to eight U.S. presidents, will share his candid insights on U.S. intelligence, defense and cybersecurity strategies, as well as global politics and U.S. foreign policy.

A panel of emerging industry leaders will also be on hand to discuss their personal career paths to banking, and offer advice on attracting new talent and developing leaders who can innovate, manage outside the box and challenge the status quo. …

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