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SBFE 2024 Annual Member Meeting Program

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

April 23, 2024, 6:00 PM — April 23, 2024, 8:00 PM
Welcome Reception

All attendees are invited to kick start the 2024 Annual Member Meeting at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. Join us for an evening full of delicious bites and networking. 

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

April 24, 2024, 8:00 AM — April 24, 2024, 9:00 AM
Breakfast with Exhibitors
April 24, 2024, 9:00 AM — April 24, 2024, 9:45 PM
Annual Member Meeting (closed to SBFE Members only)

Join us for the Annual Member Meeting, where CEO, Elisabeth MacDonald, will spotlight SBFE's achievements since our last gathering and share exciting insights into what members can anticipate in the upcoming year.

Please note that this session is closed to SBFE members only.

April 24, 2024, 9:45 PM — April 24, 2024, 10:00 PM
Break with Exhibitors
April 24, 2024, 10:00 AM — April 24, 2024, 11:00 AM
Keynote Session

Dr. Cris deRitis, Deputy Chief Economist at Moody's Analytics

April 24, 2024, 11:00 PM — April 24, 2024, 11:15 PM
Break with Exhibitors
April 24, 2024, 11:15 AM — April 24, 2024, 12:15 PM
Panel Discussion: Credit Risk Modeling and Behavioral Insights - Presented by Dun & Bradstreet:

Delving into the latest models for small business credit risk prediction. Incorporating insights from behavioral economics to understand borrowing and repayment patterns.

April 24, 2024, 12:15 PM — April 24, 2024, 1:15 PM
Lunch
April 24, 2024, 1:15 PM — April 24, 2024, 2:15 PM
Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation & Advanced Analytics in Risk Management - Presented by Experian

The role of AI and machine learning in reshaping small business credit risk dynamics. Tools, platforms, and models driving innovation in risk prediction and assessment.

April 24, 2024, 2:15 PM — April 24, 2024, 2:45 PM
Break with Exhibitors
April 24, 2024, 2:45 PM — April 24, 2024, 3:45 PM
Panel Discussion: Emerging Markets, Trends, and Credit Risk - Presented by Equifax

Understanding the nuances and risks of lending to small businesses in new and emerging markets. Staying ahead of evolving credit landscapes and industry shifts.

April 24, 2024, 3:45 PM — April 24, 2024, 4:00 PM
Wrap up and Raffle Drawing
April 24, 2024, 4:00 PM — April 24, 2024, 5:30 PM
Happy Hour with Exhibitors

Join us for a happy hour after a day of insightful sessions, where you can unwind with appetizers, drinks, and great networking opportunities with fellow conference attendees.

April 24, 2024, 6:00 PM — April 24, 2024, 10:00 PM
An Evening Event at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the iconic Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum in Cleveland, Ohio. This exclusive event offers a unique opportunity to explore the hallowed halls of music history while enjoying food and drinks. Immerse yourself in the rich legacy of rock and roll, from legendary artifacts to interactive exhibits, all under the glow of the city lights. It's not just an event, it's an experience that resonates with the rhythm of rock legends. Don't miss this chance to dine, drink, and delve into the heart of rock and roll culture!

Thursday, April 25, 2024

April 25, 2024, 8:00 AM — April 25, 2024, 9:00 AM
Breakfast with Exhibitors
April 25, 2024, 9:00 AM — April 25, 2024, 9:15 AM
Welcome Back!
April 25, 2024, 9:15 AM — April 25, 2024, 10:15 AM
Collecting and Sharing Fraud Data in the U.K: The Cifas Success Story

Cifas is a not-for-profit fraud prevention membership organization based in the United Kingdom, recognized as the UK's leading fraud prevention service. It manages the National Fraud Database and the Insider Threat Database, which are the largest and most comprehensive sources of fraud risk data in the country. Every year, hundreds of thousands of records are added to these databases, providing a rich and constantly updated source of information. Cifas operates by facilitating the real-time and online sharing of this data and intelligence among its members, which include banks, credit card companies, loan companies, and other financial service providers. This collaborative approach allows Cifas members to effectively prevent and combat financial fraud, protecting both themselves and their customers from fraudulent activities.

Join us for a presentation by Gaby Devereux, Director of Innovation at Cifas, to learn about the history of Cifas, the information Cifas collects, how it's used, and some lessons Cifas has learned from over 30 years of collecting fraud data.

April 25, 2024, 10:15 AM — April 25, 2024, 10:30 AM
Break
April 25, 2024, 10:30 AM — April 25, 2024, 11:30 AM
Panel Discussion: Emerging Fraud Threats in Small Business Lending - Presented by LNRS

Identifying and understanding the latest fraud schemes targeting small businesses and lenders.Techniques and best practices to mitigate these emerging threats.Leveraging technology and data analytics for early detection and prevention.Panelist insights on real-world cases and responses to new fraud challenges.

April 25, 2024, 11:30 AM — April 25, 2024, 11:45 AM
Closing Remarks

Grab and go lunch will be available.

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