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Operational and Emerging Risk

Your operational and emerging risk highlights on the RiskMinds International 2018 agenda

Operational and emerging risk agenda

  • Brexit: current priorities and managing transition period risk
  • Machine learning in risk management
  • Climate Risk: a risk management framework for the CRO and the future risk organisation
  • Will SMA improve risk management or encourage risk taking?
  • Quantifying emerging and operational risks
  • Now hiring: new skills needed for risk management in a new era
  • Managing risk during Change

Why Not Also Attend:

Machine Learning in Finance Workshop

Workshop leader: John Hull, Maple Financial Professor of Derivatives & Risk Management at Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto   

This workshop is designed for participants who are new to machine learning and want to acquire skills in this area.  In order to succeed in finance, individuals need to understand enough about machine learning to use it as a tool. This means that they must (a) understand in a general way how the algorithms work, (b) know how to interpret machine leaning output and be able to make decisions on next steps in an analysis, and (c) communicate effectively with data-science professionals. The workshop will focus on developing these skills.

RiskMinds Invest Summit

Bringing together CROs, heads of investment risk and senior risk managers from global asset management, insurance and private equity firms. 

The summit is tailored to address the key risk management developments and current pain points on the buy-side to help decision makers inform the direction and strength of their risk functions.

The agenda has been split into core components including the current economic and political outlook, cyber and digital risk as well as regulatory, operational and conduct risks.

Stress Testing: Theory and Practice Workshop

Workshop leader: Ken Abbott, Former US IHC Chief Risk Officer, Barclays & Professor, Baruch College, CUNY and Thomas Groen, Head of Capital Risk, Barclays

This will be an interactive workshop focusing on the theory and practice of enterprise wide stress testing for banks.  It will explain the evolution of stress testing over recent years and define the many different stress tests currently run by banks.  It will compare the different approaches of regulators and provide practical guidance for those involved in implementing stress testing programmes within banks.