Cancellation Notice

In light of the health risks represented by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the recent state of emergency declared in a growing number of states and the travel bans being imposed by many companies in our industry, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our 2020 Risk & Compliance Summit in Chicago, IL from April 5-7, 2020. We understand that the Risk & Compliance Summit offers a vital forum to hear from and interact with industry thought leaders and luminaries. Therefore, we will be investigating alternative ways to deliver some of this valuable content to you throughout 2020. Please look for more information to follow in the near future.ComplianceEase will refund all registration and sponsorship payments within 60 days. We thank you for your patience as we work through this administrative effort. Should you have any questions please contact

  • If you booked a hotel room with the JW Marriott, please call them directly to cancel at 312.660.8200.
  • We understand that most major airlines are currently offering no penalty cancellations for booked flights.
  • If you also registered for the CSBS hosted LEF Mini Summit on April 8th, please expect a separate email from CSBS.

Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to seeing you at our 2021 Risk & Compliance Summit.

With best regards,  Dan Smith, Summit Chair

Chad Polen

Chad Polen

PositionManaging Director

Chad is a Managing Director in KPMG LLP’s Financial Services Risk, Regulatory and Compliance practice in Pittsburgh. Chad has spent over 15 years working in the highly regulated financial services industry across operations, risk, compliance and audit.  He has extensive experience supporting Financial Services clients on large strategic initiatives to transform the compliance program and improve risk management across all lines of defense.  In response to the to the evolution of regulatory expectations and regulatory driven change Chad has been at the forefront of helping his client’s integrate technology and automation into their compliance program. Chad also leads the delivery of risk and compliance testing services at KPMG for the consumer protection agenda including a range of testing domains including automated compliance testing, large scale consumer harm remediation and regulatory response, new product and service testing, and technology transformations.



Risk Track

The Untold Cost of Risk & Compliance

6 April, 2020  1:30 pm  Grand Ballroom B