Risk Americas 2021

America’s premier financial risk and innovation Convention 2021

Why Attend

RISK AMERICAS CONVENTION

May 25-26, 2021

Register here

IBOR

Fireside chat with the ARRC’s Vice Chairman on IBOR progress and global outlook

COVID-19

The role of the CRO from Goldman Sachs, Mitsubishi UFJ and Citibank Canada

GEOPOLITICAL

Future economic downturn and geopolitical risks with c-suite representatives

FORWARD VIEW

Risk management through a forward thinking lense from Prudential’s Group CRO

Topics addressed for 2020

Privacy | Customer Experience | AI | FinTech | Automation | RegTech

Plus much more…

Data | BCM | Fraud & Financial Crime | Cyber Security | Third Party Risk | Resilience

Plus, much more…

Climate Change | Global Recession | Credit Risk | IBOR | Repo Markets

Plus, much more…

AI & ML | Risk Quantification | Model Validation | Data | Future of MRM

Plus, much more…

Nicholas Silitch

Nicholas Silitch
Chief Risk Officer
Prudential

Geoff Craddock

Geoff Craddock
CRO
MassMutual

Ty Lambert 2015 Professional Pic

Ty Lambert
CRO
Bancorp South

Joshua Kotok

Joshua Kotok
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
First Savings

Sabeena Liconte

Sabeena Liconte
Chief Legal Officer & Deputy Chief Operating Officer
BOC International (USA) Holdings Inc.

Vivek Tyagi

Vivek Tyagi
CRO – Transaction Banking
Goldman Sachs

Tatiana Segal

Tatiana Segal
CRO
Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Paul Barkan

Paul Barkan
Chief Risk Officer
Newtown Savings Bank

Phil Masquelette

Phil Masquelette
Senior Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
Ulster Savings Bank

John Schiavetta

John Schiavetta
Co-Chief Risk Officer
Alliance Bernstein

Sponsorship

CAN YOUR ORGANIZATION CONTRIBUTE?

Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. For more information on what we can offer, please contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

Why attend

key agenda highlights

Networking

Ample networking opportunities are available throughout the virtual event; networking breaks, round table discussions and exhibition hall across all days to allow for further discussion and networking.

LIVE Q&A

Live Q&A

Throughout the Convention attendees are invited to ask our speaker faculty leading questions. During the multiple presentations and panel discussions questions will be delivered live to the presenters so they can answer your burning questions and provide extra insight.

Virtual Roundtable Discussions

We will be hosting multiple round table discussions where professionals can debate key industry trends. In an informal and relaxed environment round table leaders will host an interactive discussion with a small number of virtual attendees.

Technology

Technology

Whilst on the virtual platform attendees can interact with other participants, speakers and event partners. Throughout the convention attendees are encouraged to make digital connections with peers via networking and sharing of virtual business cards.

Latest videos & resources

How leaders foster an inclusive culture

A quick look back at Risk Americas 2019

Interview with Model Risk Director of Arvest Bank

Latest articles & interviews
23rd November 2020

Building cyber resilience to protect customers and the institution

7th September 2020
Oskar Rogg, Head of Treasury, Credit Agricole

What a difference a year makes – Looking at the liquidity and repo markets going forward

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader and not those of CeFPro. By Oskar Rogg, Head of Treasury, Credit […]
1st September 2020
Tom Wipf, Vice Chairman of Institutional Securities, Morgan Stanley / Chairman, ARRC

The ARRC’s progress to date and priorities going forward in the transition

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader and not those of CeFPro. By Tom Wipf, Vice Chairman of Institutional […]
1st September 2020
Martin Lange, Director, Client Experience Strategy, BNY Mellon

Establishing a mature client experience practice as part of the digital transformation strategy

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader and not those of CeFPro. By Martin Lange, Director, Client Experience Strategy, […]
1st September 2020
Alpa Inamdar, Head of Third Party Governance Advisory, BNY Mellon

Developing business continuity and incident response plans for damage limitation in a loss event

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader and not those of CeFPro. By Alpa Inamdar, Head of Third Party […]
1st September 2020
Oscar Kitasoboka, Chief Actuary, UAE Insurance Authority

Communication and understanding of impacts of IFRS17 on company accounts to internal and external stakeholders

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader and not those of CeFPro. By Oscar Kitasoboka, Chief Actuary, UAE Insurance […]
20th July 2020

CeFPro Webinar – IFRS 17 – A frank discussion on what to know, do and avoid

2nd July 2020

Assessing the impacts and consequences of LIBOR transition including timelines, reference rates and the path forward

By Shannon Harris, Senior Research Executive, CeFPro 
24th June 2020
Bill Coen

Has regulation gone too far or is there still more to be done?

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader and not those of CeFPro. By Bill Coen, Former Secretary General, Basel […]
2nd June 2020

CeFPro Webinar – Managing risk through volatile markets and uncertain times

7th April 2020

CeFPro Webinar: Practitioners guide to IBOR transition

9th March 2020
Jim Maimone

Reviewing the evolution and changing nature of the payments landscape and future expectations

By Jim Maimone, SVP, Senior Enterprise Payments Platform Product Manager, Citizens Bank
9th March 2020
Chris Smigielski

Model Inventory: Tools and techniques for an accurate inventory

By Chris Smigielski, Model Risk Director, Arvest Bank
6th March 2020

CeFPro Webinar: AML – Is it time to move to real-time inbound monitoring?

2nd March 2020
Apurva Anand

Measurement and quantification of model risk: Aggregating model risk for a holistic view

By Apurva Anand, Director – Model Risk Management, Barclays
2nd March 2020
Julia Lo

Risk identification and risk reporting as a value added process to drive decision making

By Julia Lo, Director, Internal Audit, Prudential
21st February 2020

Building resilience principles into operational risk to maintain critical services

By Melissa Mellen, Officer and Department Head of Policy, Analytics and Vendor Strategy, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
19th February 2020
James Bone

Positioning and evolving privacy programs to account for different programs across jurisdictions

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the thought leader and not those of CeFPro. By James Bone, Lecturer in Discipline, ERM, […]
17th February 2020
Roderick A Powell

Best practices for validating machine learning models

By Roderick A Powell, SVP, Head of Model Risk Management, Ameris Bank
17th February 2020
Heather Russel

Incorporating model risk management principles across lines of business and risk

By Heather Russell, Director Model Risk Management, Bank of America
14th February 2020
Bill Coen

Has regulation gone too far or is there still more to be done?

By Bill Coen, Basel Committee on Banking Supervision & Chair, IFRS Advisory Council
co-sponsors

Kamakura Corporation


Kamakura Corporation History

Founded in 1990 by Dr. Donald R. van Deventer, Kamakura Corporation is the world’s leading provider of risk management information, risk management software and risk management consulting. Kamakura’s executive team represents a broad and diverse cross-section of in-depth experience in economics, financial management, information technology, credit modeling, risk assessment, accounting, business administration, higher education, banking and regulatory oversight.

Mirai Advisory


Mirai Advisory is a niche consulting company focused mainly on balance sheet management -ALM, Liquidity, FTP, Capital, etc.- We have been designing and developing End-to-End solutions throughout the world for several years with great success.
In 2016 we decided to go one step forward in our areas of expertise and decided to develop a new generation tool. Our goal was to take full advantage of current technologies through the other companies in our group – BI Geek and Tadaima Studio – in a way that would really create a big step in ALM.
MAT is based on the experience of the real world, in what our clients and ourselves have wanted or dreamed, does not come only from a laboratory.

Strategic Risk Associates


SRA is a risk management and consulting firm specializing in the Banking and Financial Services Industry. Our team of former senior bankers and regulators has the credentials and experience to help solve issues and improve processes

Riskonnect


Riskonnect is the leading global integrated risk management solution provider that enables organizations to anticipate and manage strategic and operational risks across the extended enterprise. Its unique, holistic approach to integrated risk serves more than 900 companies across 6 continents. Riskonnect has operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, employing more than 500 risk management experts.

For more information about Riskonnect, visit riskonnect.com, email info@riskonnect.com or call 770-790-4700.

Workiva


Workiva simplifies complex work for thousands of organizations worldwide. Customers trust Workiva’s open, intelligent and intuitive platform to connect data, documents and teams. The results: improved efficiency, greater transparency and less risk.
Sponsorship

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CAN YOUR ORGANIZATION CONTRIBUTE?

Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. For more information on what we can offer, please contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

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How can your organization benefit from a CeFPro partnership?

MEDIA PARTNER

ORX


ORX is the largest operational risk association in the financial sector and for nearly two decades has been an ever-expanding global community that brings together thousands of operational risk professionals to share knowledge, expertise and experience.

ORX’s services include a range of solutions focused on effective management and measurement of operational and non-financial risk. As well as enabling the secure and anonymous exchange of loss data between financial organisations, their services also include ORX News, a platform that collates publicly-reported loss events from around the globe, an extensive research programme, and many global networking events.

ORX not only supports individual organisations to assess their vulnerability to losses, but also to shape industry-wide development of best practice. ORX is owned and managed by over 100 financial firms from all over the world. As a not-for-profit organisation, ORX invests all income back into providing high-quality benefits for operational and non-financial risk professionals. This ultimately helps develop the discipline.

CPE
CPE

Earn CPE Credits. 

  • Prerequisites: Knowledge of financial risk management
  • Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation is required
  • Program Level: Intermediate to advanced
  • Delivery Method: Group-live

The Center For Financial Professionals is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org

FAQs
Can I present at the Risk Americas Convention?

Yes, the Center for Financial Professionals are happy to discuss speaking opportunities at the Risk Americas Convention. For further information on this please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007.

Where can I find the Convention documentation and speaker presentations?

All registered attendees will receive an email with access to documentation and speaker presentations after the Convention* We will work with our presenters to include as many presentations as possible on our Risk Insights App during the Convention. *Please note that our speakers often have to gain permission from their relevant compliance departments to release their presentations. On rare occasions compliance may not allow presentations to be distributed.

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

There are ample opportunities for networking and interaction throughout the virtual Convention, such as

  • Roundtables
  • Virtual networking capabilities
  • Virtual business cards (you will be in control of what information is visible)
Do I have to attend the whole event or can I just attend one session?

You have the option to attend either the whole event or just one session. Throughout the four day virtual gathering you can log in and out where necessary. You will need to pre-register for the gathering on our registration page.

Can I access the presentations after the event?

After the virtual event we will create a post-event website where you can access some of the materials. The sharing of presentational material is subject to speaker approval.

Can I log onto the virtual event using a PC, tablet or smartphone?

Yes, our technology developers recommend to use Google Chrome for the best experience.

Are there opportunities to share my thought-leadership at the Risk Americas Convention?

Yes there are plenty of opportunities for the Center for Financial Professionals to share thought-leadership to the attendees of  Risk Americas Convention and our wider risk professionals community. At the event We can distribute your material to the attendees, offer you an exhibition booth, and provide speaking opportunities so that you may enjoy a more prominent presence at the Convention. Visit the Sponsor tab for further information or contact sales@cefpro.com / +1 888 677 7007 . Risk Insights Feature your content on our Risk Insights website and supporting Risk Insights monthly newsletter.

Are media partnerships available for the Risk Americas Convention?

Yes. As part of a media partnership we can offer a variety of options to increase the branding and awareness of your association, company, certificate, publication or media. We are more flexible with what we can offer however, we usually offer:

  • Provide a discounted rate to attend
  • Place your logo and profile on the Convention website
  • Place your logo on the Convention brochure
  • Place your logo on promotional content where applicable
  • Distribute your media/marketing at the Convention
  • Promote through social media channels

To discuss this further please contact amy.greene@cefpro.com or call +1 888 677 7007

RISK AMERICAS IS A FREE TO ATTEND EVENT…

You are able to register for free using our link below. All registrations are manually reviewed and approved before any confirmation emails are sent. If you have any questions please email amy.greene@cefpro.com

Register here

IF YOU ARE REPRESENTING A SERVICE PROVIDER, VENDOR OR CONSULTANT…

You are able to register for a nominal fee of $399. Online registration will be made available shortly.
If you would like to register or have any questions please email amy.greene@cefpro.com

co-sponsors
MAT
SRA
Riskonnect

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