What is the CAB Conference 

At the 46th annual CAB Conference, we will have two days of bridging banking services with customer experiences creating connections that transcend the traditional relationship. CAB Conference 2019 will be held in the lovely territory of Sint Marten. The conference will bring Directors, Presidents, CEO’s, Managing Directors and Finance, Operations, Projects Executives from our honorary, general and service members, various correspondent banks and service providers as well as representatives of regional and international regulatory bodies. The purpose is to promote sharing of views, solutions, and ideas on changes across the region. Our esteemed presenters will guide the conversation to allow brainstorming on issues facing the industry right now. CAB is accepting presentations that reflect best practices in the field, informed by theory, research, and practice. 


Engage with industry thought leaders who will transform the way you think about growth.

Boris Kusovski Financial Services Business Development Director Senzing Inc. 

Sergio Gutierrez President Infórmese

Eugene Bernard Holiday Jr. Governor Sint Maarten

Brett Ramirez Director Emerging Technologies

Robert Wynter Founder & Managing Director Strategic Alignment Ltd

Marlene Street-Forrest Managing Director JSE

Karlyn Percil-Mercieca CEO & Founder SisterTalk Leadership Academy

John Carew Chief Investment Officer Tandem Investment Advisors

Clark Russel Founder IBIS Management Associates 

Dave Carroll Professional Speaker United Breaks Guitars 

Peter Ivy Founder & CEO The Reggae Chefs®

Julian Sevillano Senior Advisor Promontory (An IBM Company)

Walter Bond Business Coach, Mentor & Professional Speaker  

Fabrice Zambito-CAB-Conference-2019-Speaker

Fabrice Zambito CCO & CEO OPES Software

Binode Bajnath CAB Conference-2019 Speaker

Binode Bajnath Chartered Accountant & CFE Ernst & Young


Mark Young Founder and CEO Carilend 


Russell L. Cohen President & CFO Dark Owl

Christopher Louard CAB Conference 2019 Speaker

Christopher Louard Director of the Bank Supervision Department Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB)


Georgette Adonis-Roberts International Legal Counsel Euro Exim Bank


Be Part of the #1 Conference For Bankers In The Caribbean!






CAB Conference 2019 will be an immersive and invaluable experience taking place over two action-packed days in beautiful Sint Maarten. 

Each day will be made up of engaging keynote presentations and panels from some of the brightest minds in the banking and financial sectors. The conference is designed to take you on a journey through the latest developments and challenges in banking — with presentations and discussions on topics ranging from peer-to-peer lending, banking and the dark web to the rise of A.I.

Tuesday 29 October | Anti-Money Laundering for Correspondent Banking
Time Details
8:30am - 4:00pm
Accredited Certificate Program sponsored by the Florida International Bankers Association Click Here to Register
Wednesday 30 October | Annual General Meeting
Time Details
8:00am - 12:30pm Registration
9:00am - 12:30pm Members Forum & Annual General Meeting (Members Only)
7:00pm - 9:30pm Opening Ceremony & Reception | Feature Speaker: Governor Eugene Holiday, Sint Maarten
Thursday 31 October | Conference Day 1: Redefining The Way We Do Business
Time Details
8:00am Onwards Registration
8:30am - 8:35am Welcome Remarks: Mr. Dalton Lee, Chairperson, Caribbean Association of Banks Inc.
8:35am - 9:05am Keynote Address: Mr. Walter Bond, Leadership Coach, Former NBA Player
9:05am - 10:00am Public Policy & Barriers to Technological Inclusion : Mr. Christopher Louard ; Director, Bank Supervision, ECCB
10:00am - 10:20am Diamond Presentation: First Citizens
10:20am - 11:15am Beyond Frontiers: FinTech and Peer to Peer Lending Mr. Mark Young, CEO, CariLend , Mr.Clark Russel, IBIS Management
11:15am - 12:00pm Break & Sponsor Visits
12:00pm - 1:00pm LUNCH - Sponsored Topic: Banking and The Dark Web (Hitachi)Mr. Russell Cohen,DarkOwl
1:00pm - 2:00pm A Case Study on Big Banks: Integrating Big Data for Success Mr. Julian Sevillano, Promontory; Binode Bajnath, EY
2:00pm - 2:15pm Platinum Presentation - Euro Exim
2:15pm - 3:00pm Leveraging Data: Market Intelligence and The Challenge of Cyber Threat Brett Ramirez, Diagon Consulting
3:00pm - 3:20pm Diamond Presentation - EY
3:20pm - 4:00pm Break & Sponsors Visits
4:00pm - 5:00pm Technology As An Enabler For Compliance: Shared perspectives on Mexico, U.S.A.,& the Caribbean - Boris Kusovski , Director, Financial Markets Strategy, Senzing Inc.; Sergio Gutiérrez, President, Informese Ltda.; Fabrice Zambito, Chief Compliance Officer and CEO, OPES Software
5:00pm - 5:10pm Wrap Up & Close
7:00pm - 10:00pm Rum Tasting Mixer
Friday 1 November | Conference Day 2: Innovating For Success
8:30am - 9:15am Business Continuity Planning: The Need for Environmental Leadership Among Caribbean Financial Services Companies – Mr. Peter Ivey, Mission:FoodPossible
9:15am - 10:00am Alternative Investment Options: The Jamaica Stock Exchange and Raymond James – Mr. John Carew, Raymond James; Mrs. Marlene Street Forrest, Managing Director, Jamaica Stock Exchange
10:00am - 10:20am Diamond Presentation – Howden
10:20am - 11:05am Growth and Sustainability In The Age Of Disruption – Mr. Robert Wynter, Strategic Alignment Limited, Jamaica
11:05am - 12:00pm Break & Sponsor Visits
12:00pm - 1:00pm LUNCH - Sponsored Topic: Capital Planning and Recovery – Ms. Corina Deaconu, KPMG
1:00pm - 1:40pm Innovative Leadership: Rebooting the Labor Force for the Rise of A.I. – Mr. Leslie Lee Fook, Incus Inc.
1:40pm - 2:00pm Diamond Presentation – Hitachi
2:00pm - 2:55pm Productivity and Wellbeing In Today’s Banking World – Ms. Karlyn Percil-Mercieca, CEO & Founder, SisterTalk Global
2:55pm - 3:10pm Platinum Presentation – Raymond James
3:10pm - 4:00pm Break & Sponsor Visits
4:00pm - 5:00pm Motivational Talk – Mr. Dave Carroll, Singer-Songwriter, Social Media Innovator
5:00pm - 5:15pm Wrap Up & Closing Session
7:00pm - 11:00pm Closing Party –White With a Touch of Madras
Saturday 2 November | Conference Day 3: CAB Cares Networking Event - Day Trip To Anguilla
Also available is a shopping / sightseeing tour on Sint Maarten / Saint Martin

What They're Saying....


Our 46th conference will be held at the popular Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino and Spa in Maho Bay, Sint Maarten. 1 Rhine Rd. Maho Bay, St Maarten Phone: 1(721) 545 2115

Where to Stay

Sonesta Maho Beach Resort 

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Island/Garden View  

Premier Ocean View  

Alternative Accommodation

Sapphire Beach Club Resort

Towers At Mullet Bay

Places To Go & Things To Do...

Catamaran Cruise To Anguilla

Sail by catamaran to Anguilla, visiting Shoal Bay and Cove Bay, on this full-day adventure from Sint Maarten. Leaving from Simpson Bay, cruise over to the nearby island and transfer to an overland vehicle to reach Shoal Bay. Set up your provided umbrella and lounge chair on one of the world's ten best beaches to enjoy the island scenery. Sip tropical drinks and munch on snacks, then dig in to a barbecue lunch before returning by land and sea to Sint Maarten.  

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