AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions

National Harbor, MD

Sep 17 - 19, 2018


AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions

This year’s conference continues the tradition as the trusted source of latest developments essential to the financial institutions industry. Join us for noteworthy information and conversations spanning three days.

With discussions on economic and regulatory developments, plus accounting and auditing, as well as the opportunity to network with policymakers and thought leaders, you’ll gain clear understanding and decisive next steps paramount for the year ahead.

Thanks to everyone for making the 2017 Banks and Savings Conference such a success. Your 2018 committee is busy developing sessions. Check back June 2018 for full details on speakers, topics, and changes!


  • How does the revenue recognition standard really impact financial institutions?
  • What is next from the SEC and FASB?
  • What is new from the federal banking agencies?
  • What are peer institutions doing to get ready for CECL?
  • Gain new perspectives into industry developments, brought to you by the industry’s top minds, and build your network of auditors, regulators and bankers at this can’t-miss event.
  • Join the conversation at the AICPA National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions, and gain industry insights to determine your next steps.


  • Economic & Housing Outlooks
  • SEC Updates
  • FASB Update: Board Member Perspectives
  • Federal Banking Agencies’ Chief Accountants Panel
  • CECL Observations From Early Implementation Efforts
  • Interpretive Issues: FASB Credit Losses Standard
  • Legislative/Regulatory Update in the New Administration

Why Attend

For over 40 years, this conference has been considered the authoritative source for information in the banking industry. Don’t miss this opportunity to receive key updates from top regulators, engage in discussions with bank leaders and firm partners - and prepare for the year ahead!

Who Should Attend

Public practitioners with banks & savings institution clients, preparers and/or auditors of financial statements, financial executives working in both large and small institutions, as well as regulators, controllers and CFOs.


Click View Pricing/Register Now above to choose your options.

Full Main Conference | On-Site
Attend on-site in National Harbor, MD. Network with peers from around the country. Share insights and perspectives on issues affecting your everyday role. (TBD CPE Credits).
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Full Main Conference | Online
Attend online and don’t miss a thing! Skip the travel and attend this conference from your home or office. This option gives you access to the entire main conference sessions. You will have the ability to select your concurrent sessions and build your conference just as if you were on-site. (TBD CPE Credits).
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NASBA Fields of Study:

Accounting, Auditing, Behavioral Ethics, Business Law, Business Management and Organization, Economics, Specialized Knowledge, Tax


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Group Sales Savings

Create learning retreats for your team!

Groups of 2-9 can receive significant savings when registering for one conference. Contact AICPA customer service team to learn more: 888.777.7077.

10+ conference registrations each year qualify for significant savings. The benefits don’t stop there! You will receive invoicing before or after the event. Register your group here.

For more information or guidance through the registration process, contact your conference group sales representative, Corinne Alford at Corinne.Alford@aicpa-cima.com.

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Travel & Accommodations

Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745

Room rate:$285 single/double ROH plus 18% tax
Rate is inclusive (Resort fee is part of the $285 rate)
Cutoff date: August 17, 2018

Hotel phone: 301-965-4000
Reservations: 800-429-5673
Online Reservations

Online Conference System Requirements

Attending Online is easy! Check the System Requirements below and install Adobe Flash if you haven't already, then visit this demo page once you're ready to check for compatibility.

NOTE: For sessions that are audio-only, you use the same player and have the experience as the above demo page, but there will be a static image in place of the video stream.

  • Adobe Flash plugin (Click on link to install) http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
  • Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer 8 or Higher, Firefox, Chrome, Safari
  • Computer with Speakers / Headset
  • High speed internet connection

Cancellation Policy

On-Site Conference: You may cancel without penalty if cancellation request is received up to and including 45 days prior to the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a credit less 50% of the registration fee will be issued for requests received up to and including 21 days prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received less than 21 days prior to the start of the event.

Online Conference: You may cancel and receive a refund if cancellation request is received up to and including 15 days prior to the start of the conference. You can cancel and receive a 100% credit if your registration is canceled within 7 days of the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a 60% credit will be issued for requests received up to the day prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received once the online conference begins.

For more information about AICPA's conference cancellation policy, contact the AICPA Service Center at 1-888-777-7077 or service@aicpa.org.