If the speaker name is underlined, you can download an electronic version of their presentation at the 2016 Summit. 

Honorable William A. Bell, Sr., Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham’s Diverse Economy

Mayor Bell will discuss Birmingham’s diverse economy and share information about the region’s 3,500 jobs created and $1.1 billion in capital investment last year. He will discuss the economic development efforts that resulted in a new entertainment district, a new baseball stadium and the expansion of the Shuttlesworth International Airport.

Note: no presentation available for download, but prior to the Mayor's speech the following video ran: 

2016 Birmingham State of City

Rich Bielen, President and Chief Operating Officer, Protective Life Corporation

Protective Life Corporation Overview and Discussion of Economic Environment of the Financial Services Industry

Rich Bielen, Protective’s President and COO, will present an overview of Protective Life Corporation, a subsidiary of the top-tier global life insurer, The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited of Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1907, Protective’s primary operating subsidiary, Protective Life Insurance Company, is a highly rated financial services company with over 7.8 million customers and $767 billion of life insurance coverage in force. Ahead the industry is facing a challenging economic landscape and changing consumer preferences, Mr. Bielen will discuss his outlook for financial services.

Ed Baldry, CEO - EMEA, Institutional Cash Distributors

Danette Jones, Vice President - Business Development, Institutional Cash Distributors

Navigating the New Treasury Investment Era

Institutional Cash Distributors (ICD) will present the latest in institutional products, portal innovations, risk management advances and strategies for better managing the fast approaching regulatory reform of SEC 2a-7 on October 14, 2016 as well as changes to Basel III.

Bob Stark, Vice President, Strategy, Kyriba

Leveraging Treasury Technology to Prevent Fraud & Cybercrime

Every day we hear more stories about fraud, hacking, and misappropriation of corporate funds. As the guardian of financial assets, Treasury has a significant responsibility to protect financial data and corporate funds from unauthorized access and use. In this presentation, we will explore the different ways that treasury technology can enable treasury teams to protect against fraud and cybercrime, including:

New password protection techniques to avoid spear phishing 

Leveraging the cloud to increase data security 

Strengthening payment approvals and authentication 

Implementing full separation of duties across all treasury workflows

The role of external audit reports such as SSAE-16, SOC1, SOC2

Standard settlement instructions