Securing the Future

AFT Fall Summit Hilton Head, SC

September 23-25, 2018

The only summit for helping fintech companies succeed.

AFT’s Fall Summit – Securing the Future! Are you ready to recharge and reframe your perspective? Then join us for the industry’s premier event for financial technology firms and their leaders. This year’s Fall Summit will challenge your perceptions by providing networking opportunities and fresh content for fintech leaders. We’re bringing together movers and shakers, C-level execs, and other senior-level attendees to learn more about this industry and how trends in the marketplace may affect your business. AFT Fall Summit is your chance to learn how other companies are leading through innovation and leadership development – and ultimately defining the banking experience of the future.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

11:30 am – AFT Volleyball and Beach Day

There is nothing like an AFT SUNday Fun-day to kick of the fall summit.  Come join your fellow AFT members for a few hours of fun and games while taking in the beautiful Hilton Head Island Beaches.  Boxed lunches will be served in Mitchelville starting at 11:30 am – beach activities (Volleyball, Soccer, Corn Hole, and much more) will begin at 12:00 pm off the hotel beach board walk.

12:00 pm – AFT Golf Outing

Nestled along the Atlantic coastline on the northwestern point of Hilton Head Island, the Port Royal Golf Course is located in the very pristine Port Royal Plantation along with the luxurious oceanfront Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. Port Royal is praised for its exceptional golf experience. Shuttles to the course are offered from the front lobby of the Westin.  There will be a 12:30pm shot gun start and a boxed lunch will be provided.  Pre-registration is required.

6:30 pm – First Time Attendee Toast

7:00 pm – AFT Welcome Reception

Monday, September 24, 2018

7:30 am – VIP Breakfast

8:30 am – Opening Remarks – Zach Duke, AFT President

9:00 am – Keynote – Josh Linker

10:00 am – Spouse Activity Begins

Come experience the iconic flavors of the South with a special tasting menu prepared by the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa Chef. Location TBD.

10:30 am – Frank Abignale, Financial Fraud Expert and inspiration for 2002 hit movie “Catch Me if You Can”

11:30 am – Lunch

11:30 am – CEO and Presidents Luncheon

This luncheon is restricted to attendees with the title CEO or President. RSVP to as seating is limited.

1:00 pm – Board Candidate Introductions

1:30 pm – John Augustine, Chief Investment Officer, Huntington Bank

2:30 pm – Afternoon Business Break

4:00 pm – Digital Banking SIG Meeting

Guest Speaker:  Lee Wetherington

6:00 pm – Monday Night Special Event at The South Carolina Yacht Club

The South Carolina Yacht Club was created in reminiscence of the early social gatherings to be “the” club for the most interesting residents and travelers to Hilton Head Island. Attention to detail in the club design was the basis to her beauty and enables members and guests to experience the history and culture of South Carolina. The South Carolina Yacht Club is known on Hilton Head Island as one of the best places to dine.  Shuttles will leave the Westin front lobby at 5:30pm.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

8:30 am – Executive Keynote – Mark West, Fiserv CIO

10:00 am – Ron Shevlin, Cornerstone Advisors

11:00 am – AFT Business Meeting

12:00 pm – Lunch

1:30 pm – Dave Sanderson, survivor of “Miracle on the Hudson”

2:45 pm – Interactive Sessions, General and Interactive

4:00 pm – Afternoon Business Break

5:30 pm – Farewell Reception