8th Annual Risk Americas 2020

Risk Americas 2020

New York City

We are currently researching for our agenda, if you would like to assist in the research or put yourself forward to speak at the event, please contact alice.kelly@cefpro.com

 You can now register for Risk Americas 2020 at the preferential pre-agenda rate from only $1,099

Key topics for 2019 included:

Payments
E-Trading
Machine Learning
Technology Risk
RegTech
Artificial Intelligence
Emerging Risks
Blockchain
FinTech

Plus, much more…

CECL
IRRBB
Balance Sheet Optimization
The Evolution of Stress Testing
Capital Buffers
Market Volatility
Liquidity
LIBOR
Capital Markets

Plus, much more…

Credit Risk Modeling
Model Risk Management
Validation
Non-Traditional Models
Vendor Models
New Models
Aggregate Model
Governance
Qualitative

Plus, much more…

Fraud
Vendor Risk
Cyber
ERM
Governance
Culture
Strategic planning
Changing customer behaviour
Social Media

Plus, much more…

2019 Keynote Speakers:

Risk Americas 2020 | Insights

New York City

13th May 2019

Third-party due diligence: Has your program evolved enough to keep up with changes in regulations and advancements in technology?

By Bill Hauserman, Senior Director, Compliance Solutions, Bureau van Dijk, A Moody’s Analytics Company
13th May 2019

Full oversight for risk reporting: Aggregating reporting across multiple systems and jurisdictions

By David Stomski, Director, Operational Risk Management, Credit Suisse
9th May 2019

The future of LIBOR: Reviewing suggested changes and impact on portfolios

By Armel Romeo Kouassi, Head of Balance Sheet Management and Asset Liability Management, Northern Trust
9th May 2019

Aligning risk management and strategic planning

By Fabrice Fiol, MD, Deputy Head of ERM, Societe Generale
9th May 2019

Launching new business successfully

By Azlina Wetmore, Head of Commercial Credit Policy and Innovation, Capital One
2nd May 2019

Aggregating reporting across multiple systems and jurisdictions for full oversight for risk reporting

By Roxane Romulus, MBA, Director, Third Party Risk Management, Voya Financial
29th April 2019

Continuous monitoring of vendor and third parties for full portfolio analysis of risks

By Ken Wolckenhauer, VP, Vendor Management, Nordea Bank 
23rd April 2019

The innovation illusion

By Daniel Moore, Chief Risk Officer, Scotiabank
23rd April 2019

A vision of the end-state analytics architecture for your firm

By Stevan Maglic, SVP, Head of Quantitative Risk Analytics, Regions Bank
23rd April 2019

Increasing cyber resilience in an advancing threat landscape

By Philip Masqullette, SVP, CRO, Ulster Savings Bank
23rd April 2019

Effective management of model risk for end to end management

By Wei Ma, Head of Model Risk Management, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp
16th April 2019

Managing risks prior to onboarding through integration of procurement and vendor risk management

By Bob Koszkalda, Director, Third Party Risk Management, SVP, KeyBank
11th April 2019

Model Risk: The backbone of the asset management industry

By Abhisekh Adukia, VP, Model Risk Director, Alliance Bernstein
11th April 2019

Uncovering unknowns: Understanding the intersection of vendor management and business continuity planning

By Michael Berman, Founder & CEO, Ncontracts
9th April 2019

Technology service providers and the road to the vendor management dashboard

By James McPherson, Director, Credit Agricole CIB
8th April 2019

Integration of procurement and vendor risk management to manage risk prior to onboarding

By Mick Kless, President and CEO, Compliance Education Institute
8th April 2019

Managing the fraud threat landscape and increased intensity of threats

By Sean O’Malley, Head of AML Risk Management, State Street Corporation
2nd April 2019

A journey through the development and implementation of a robust third-party risk management program

By Chris Monk, Managing Director, Protiviti & Kathryn Hardman, Director of Centralized Third-Party Management Office, BBVA US
1st April 2019

Increasing cyber resilience and BCM in an advancing threat landscape

By Russell Sommers, Senior Manager, Baker Tilly
14th March 2019

Vendor complaints – A Cause for enforcement actions

By Branan Cooper, Chief Risk Officer,Venminder

Risk Americas 2020 | Sponsors

New York City

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.

2019 Knowledge Partners:

Cushman & Wakefield


Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value by putting ideas into action for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with 48,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2017, the firm had revenue of $6.9 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

Quantitative Risk Management


Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) is the world’s premier enterprise risk management consulting firm. QRM develops industry-leading risk management principles, practices, and models, and provides clients with the advice, knowledge, and tools necessary to leverage those innovations into higher risk-adjusted returns. Since 1987, we have partnered with our clients to enhance their ability to measure risk, identify profitable opportunities, and make sound financial decisions. With offices in Chicago, London, and Singapore, QRM has established over 250 long-term engagements with top financial institutions from the banking, finance, and insurance industries worldwide.

Risk Dynamics part of McKinsey & Company


Risk Dynamics, part of McKinsey & Company, is a global consulting firm that has been providing model risk management advisory and independent model validation and audit services to banks, insurers, asset managers and financial infrastructure operators throughout the world for over 14 years. As part of the McKinsey & Company, we provide a combination of deep technical expertise and strategic thinking to help our clients assess the risks faced across their model portfolio in a timely and efficient manner, while identifying the most relevant mitigation strategy. Our team consists of quantitative consultants (PhDs and actuaries) and business experts, allowing us to offer our clients a mix of business, risk, audit, and regulatory compliance skills. We have expertise in all major model classes including regulatory/economic capital, pricing, valuation, provisioning (e.g. IFRS9/CECL) and non-financial (e.g. AML) and decision-support models.

S&P Global Market Intelligence


At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuations and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.

Strategic Risk Associates


Strategic Risk Associates (SRA) is national risk software and consulting firm, specializing in financial services industry. SRA delivers Executive and Board Risk Intelligence through its ERM Watchtower software, which is utilized by leading financial services organization. Product and Services include: Enterprise Risk Management; Board Risk Training, Merger and Acquisition Services; Bank Integration; Credit Risk Management including Loan Reviews, Stress Testing, Credit Training, and Process Improvements; Strategic Plans, Capital Plan, Capital Stress Testing and Risk Function Reengineering and Best Practices.

ZestFinance


The world’s most innovative lenders rely on ZestFinance to do more profitable lending through machine learning. Our ZAML software is the only solution for explainable AI in credit, and we automate risk management so our customers can focus on lending safely to more people. ZestFinance pioneered AI in underwriting, and today we’re one of the fastest-growing tech startups in the world

2019 Co-Sponsors:

Darling Consulting Group


Darling Consulting Group (DCG) is a leading independent provider of balance sheet risk management services and solutions for the financial institution industry. DCG’s Quantitative Risk Analysis & Strategy Group provides specialized end-to-end validation for credit stress testing models (DFAST/ CCAR) which includes an evaluation of the mathematical approaches employed to project credit losses and PPNR forecasts, as well as ALM model integration, governance, controls and documentation. For over 30 years DCG has helped financial institutions of all sizes make better strategic and risk management decisions. Services include comprehensive asset/liability management and strategy advisory, balance sheet risk modeling, broad-based model validation (e.g. ALM, liquidity, credit, ALLL, MSR, capital, operational risk models), behavioral studies (deposits, prepayments), credit stress testing and challenger models, and liquidity management (including contingency planning, monitoring and stress testing tools).

Equifax


Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions.

Finastra


Finastra unlocks the potential of people and businesses in finance, creating a platform for open innovation. Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, we provide the broadest portfolio of financial services software in the world today—spanning retail banking, transaction banking, lending, and treasury and capital markets. Our solutions enable customers to deploy mission critical technology on premises or in the cloud. Our scale and geographical reach means that we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or geographic location—from global financial institutions, to community banks and credit unions. Through our open, secure and reliable solutions, customers are empowered to accelerate growth, optimize cost, mitigate risk and continually evolve to meet the changing needs of their customers. 48 of the world’s top 50 banks use Finastra technology.

OneTrust


OneTrust is the largest and most widely used dedicated privacy management technology platform for compliance with global privacy laws. More than 2,000 customers, including 200 of the Global 2,000, use OneTrust to comply with data privacy regulations across sectors and jurisdictions, including the EU GDPR, ePrivacy (Cookie Law), the California Consumer Privacy Act and more.

The software, available in 50+ languages, is backed by 43 awarded patents and can be deployed in an EU cloud or on-premise. The comprehensive platform is based on a combination of intelligent scanning, regulator guidance-based questionnaires, automated workflows and developer plugins used together to automatically generate the record keeping required for an organisation to demonstrate compliance to regulators and auditors.

Oracle


Oracle will be supporting the forthcoming Risk Americas Convention

Verisk Financial | Argus


As one of the original innovators in lending, credit, fraud, and spend analytics, Verisk Financial integrates one of the industry’s largest sets of data to help banks, financial regulators, retailers, and media companies grow their businesses.

We combine data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer and business insights and integrate this data with the most technologically advanced platforms.

Whether it’s analyzing how to make your business more profitable, tailoring your media strategies, mapping fraudulent behavior, combining retailer and customer insights, or improving analysis of risk associated with regulation, bankruptcy, or fraud—we ensure that your business can better leverage data to help you grow.

Wolters Kluwer


Wolters Kluwer’s Finance Risk & Reporting business is a market leader in the provision of integrated finance, risk and regulatory compliance and reporting solutions, supporting regulated financial institutions in meeting their obligations to external regulators and their own board of directors.

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

2019 Associate Sponsors:

Ankura


Ankura is a business advisory and expert services firm defined by HOW we solve challenges. Whether a client is facing an immediate business challenge, trying to increase the value of their company or protect against future risks, Ankura designs, develops, and executes tailored solutions by assembling the right combination of expertise. We build on this experience with every case, client, and situation, collaborating to create innovative, customized solutions, and strategies designed for today’s ever-changing business environment. This gives our clients unparalleled insight and experience across a wide range of economic, governance, and regulatory challenges. At Ankura, we know that collaboration drives results.

Baker Tilly


Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. The firm originated in 1931 with a commitment to deliver innovative financial solutions and solid business strategies to our clients. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly, and our affiliated entities, have operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with 33,600 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion. Visit bakertilly.com

ClusterSeven


ClusterSeven is a global provider of strategic Spreadsheet Management software. Our market-leading suite of products provide a governance platform for a firm’s spreadsheets, user-built databases and modelling tools. The ClusterSeven suite provides transparency around spreadsheet activity, enables the capture of an inventory of spreadsheets as well as facilitates a full audit trail of changes to the key spreadsheets and databases in the inventory. The suite provides businesses and their control functions full confidence in the integrity of their firm’s spreadsheet data, while also offering substantial savings on the time and resources used to check data processes and accuracy.

FI Consulting


FI Consulting is a specialist firm that provides risk analytics, financial modeling and information technology services to banks, credit unions and government agencies. For more than 13 years, clients have called on us to address complex and high-stakes analytical challenges based on our particular strengths in developing, validating and implementing credit risk and stress testing models. At FI Consulting, we take pride in our ability to deliver high impact and practical solutions that stand up to examination by our clients’ toughest stakeholders including management, auditors and regulators.

SAS


SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 83,000 sites make better decisions faster. Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

Tibco


Tibco will be an associate sponsor for the 8th Annual Risk Americas Convention.

Can your organization contribute at Risk Americas 2020 Convention?

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. Please contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007 / +44 (0)20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

How can your organization benefit from a CeFPro partnership?

A look back at Risk Americas 2018

A quick look back at Risk Americas 2018

Just a few of our 2018 speakers

Risk Americas 2018 Highlights

Insight from Chief Risk Officer of Genworth Financial

Insight from Chief risk Officer of Hyundai Capital America

Risk Americas 2020 | FAQ’s

New York City

CPE Credits

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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

Frequently asked questions

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 mark.desousa@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007.

Are there any rules on the dress code?

Business attire is requested. The Convention is a formal opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and to gain knowledge from the industry’s finest risk management experts.

What is the cost and what is included in the registration fee?

We offer incentives for ‘early bird’ registrants of the Convention, as outlined on our pricing structure. Registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunches, full access to the sessions and exhibition area. Presentations from sessions are also available, subject to speaker approval.

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 breakfast, lunch and refreshment be provided?

Yes. As with all of our events the Center for Financial Professionals will be providing brilliant coffee, breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and smaller bites during the networking breaks.

Will there be opportunities to network with other attendees?

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

  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks
  • Cocktail reception at the end of the day (Subject to confirmation)
  • Q&A, panel discussions and audience participation technology available through the Risk Insights App
I have several colleagues that would like to attend, is there a group discount?

Certainly! We are pleased to offer you a 50% discount on the third registration or provide a fifth registration for free. If you would like to register more than five colleagues please contact us on +1 888 677 7007 Please note:

  • Registrations must be made at the same time
  • Registrations must come from the organisation
  • The lowest registration will be discounted
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 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 sophie.goodeve@cefpro.com or call +1 888 677 7007

Risk Americas 2020 | Registration

New York City

REGISTRATION RATES

If you inadvertently have registered as a practitioner, you will receive an invoice for the shortfall or the opportunity to exercise the cancellation policy.

PRE-AGENDA
Registrations until the agenda is announced

Representing a financial institution

(E.g. Bank, Insurance company, Asset Manager, Regulator)

$1,099

Representing an information/service provider

(E.g. Consultant, Vendor, Executive Search Firm, Law Firm)

$1,699

Email amy.greene@cefpro.com to register for Risk Americas 2020 at the pre-agenda rate

If you inadvertently have registered as a practitioner, you will receive an invoice for the shortfall or the opportunity to exercise the cancellation policy.

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Group Bookings – 3rd Person Half Price:

Group rates are available for 3 or more attendees from the same organisation, when registering at the same time. The current rate allows every third colleague to come along for half price or the fifth person to attend for FREE! Should you have any questions regarding registering, please contact the Center for Financial Professionals, please contact us on +1 888 677 7007 / +44 (0)20 7164 6582 or email amy.greene@cefpro.com

Other ways to register

1. Register By Email

Simply email us with your e-signature
and we will do the rest for you!

We only need your:
– Full name
– Job title
– Company & address
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3. Download PDF Registration Form

2019 Knowledge Partners:

S&P Global Market Intelligence Logo

2019 Co-Sponsors:

OneTrust
Wolters Kluwer New Logo

2019 Associate Sponsors:

Can your organization contribute at Risk Americas 2020 Convention?

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. Please contact sales@cefpro.com or call us on +1 888 677 7007 / +44 (0)20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

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