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  


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 - 8:30am Registration
8:35am - 8:40am Welcome Remarks: Mr. Dalton Lee, Chairperson, Caribbean Association of Banks Inc.
8:45am - 9:15am Keynote Address: TBD
9:20am - 10:00am Public Policy & Barriers to Technological Inclusion : TBD
10:05am - 10:55am Beyond Barriers: Peer-to-Peer Lending - Mr. Mark Young, CEO, CariLend
12:45am - 2:00pm LUNCH - Sponsored Topic: Banking and The Dark Web (Hitachi)
2:10pm - 3:00pm A Case Study on Amazon, JMMB, & NCBJ: Integrating Big Data for Success: TBD
3:05pm - 3:55pm Leveraging Data: Market Intelligence and The Challenge of Cyber Threat - Brett & Chad Ramirez, Diagon Consulting
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
Friday 1 November | Conference Day 2: Innovating For Success
8:00am - 9:15am Sponsored
9:20am - 10:05am Alternative Investment Options: The Jamaica Junior Stock Exchange and Raymond James Mr. John Carew, Raymond James; Mrs. Marlene Street Forrest, Managing Director, Jamaica Stock Exchange
11:10am - 12:10pm IFRS 9 / Basel III
11:10am - 12:10pm LUNCH - Sponsored Topic: To Be Confirmed
2:00pm - 2:45pm Innovative Leadership: Rebooting the Labor Force for the Rise of A.I.Mr. Leslie Lee Fook, Incus Inc.
2:50pm - 3:55pm Productivity and Wellbeing In Today's Banking World Ms. Karlyn Percil Mercieca,CEO & Founder, SisterTalk Global
4:05pm - 4:55pm Motivational Talk Mr. Dave Carroll
4:55pm - 5:00pm Wrap Up & Closing Session
Saturday 2 November | Conference Day 3:CAB Cares Networking Event

**Hours are subject to change. Please check back for updates.

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


Island/Garden View  

Premier Ocean View  

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.  

Click Here For More