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2nd Annual Operational & Information Risk Management for Financial Institutions

Instituting a Sound Operational Risk and Governance Framework through Strengthening of Business Models, Operating Procedures, Response to Cyber Threats, and Rebuilding Reputation

21-22 Sep 2016
Downtown Conference Center | New York, NY, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

2nd Annual Operational & Information Risk Management for Financial Institutions

Operational Risk is at its peak with new rules and regulations proliferating across the financial sector, with no end seemingly in sight. It is essential for banks and financial services to instill a sound governance framework to properly oversee and control heightened risks. Collaborate with Heads of Operational Risk and Information Risk to develop a risk culture, streamline the first and second lines of defense, mitigate cyber and information risk, and establish an operational risk appetite to minimize all potential risks to an organization.

Key topics to be discussed include, but are not limited to: developing a strong operational risk management culture, uniformity in program development, reputation risk, third party vendor relationships and oversight, utmost communication between the first and second lines of defense, complexities in operational risk appetite, early detection of fraudulent activities, cloud computing, scenario analysis, KRIs, strategic risk, model governance, and more!

Key Topics

  • Formalize a strong operational risk governance framework by adapting a systematic approach for consistency
  • Prepare for the switch from AMA to SMA and discuss possible implications it may have on the organization
  • Determine best practices for recognizing the organizations operational risk appetite and benchmarking standards when approaching the RCSA
  • Respond to increasing operational risks resulting from new and revised business products, processes, delivery channels and third party relationships
  • Assess the increasing volume and sophistication of cyber threats, information technology vulnerabilities and banks' resilience to cyber attacks
  • Previous Attendees Include

    FDIC, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Morgan Stanley, BMO Financial, TCF Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Wintrust Financial, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Credit Suisse, CIT, Wells Fargo, SunTrust Bank, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Bank of America, State Street Bank, Northern Trust, BankUnited, OCC, PNC Bank, BMO Harris Bank, BOK Financial, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, New York Community Bancorp, Scotiabank, RBS Citizens, Key Bank, TD Bank

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    Practical Insights From

    Richard Cech
    Senior Bank Examiner, Operational Risk Governance, Financial Institution Supervision Group
    Federal Reserve Bank of New York

    Sid Medappa
    Head of Operational, Model Risk and Governance - Commercial

    Rick Brobst
    Executive Director Operational Risk Management
    UBS Financial Services

    Stephen Woitsky
    SVP, Operational Risk Manager
    Bank of the West

    Frank Han
    SVP, Operational Risk Capital Planning & Analysis
    Wells Fargo

    Crystal Humphreys
    Senior Vice President, Operational Risk - Governance and Operations
    Zions Bancorporation

    Fenton Aylmer
    Head of Operational Risk Management

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Great topics and speakers." Signature Bank
    • "Great, useful, educational and fun! Thank you." Fidelity Investments
    • "Overall the seminar was very helpful." Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
    • "This was one of the best conferences focused on this 'hot industry topic.' The planning was great, the speakers informative and the ability to network was appropriate." SunTrust Banks, Inc.
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Tyler Kelch

    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
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    Chicago, IL 60611

    Fax: 312-894-6304