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Practical Risk Management Workshops

Our technical workshops offer a hands-on approach to tackling the most pressing risk management challenges of the day.

In small interactive groups, you will gain first-hand knowledge from technical thought leaders which will help to build on and expand your skillset.

Workshops for RiskMinds International 2018:

Machine learning in finance

With John Hull, Maple Financial Professor Of Derivatives & Risk Management at Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Friday 7 December

This workshop is designed for participants who are new to machine learning and want to acquire skills in this area.  

The workshop will have four modules: How data science is changing finance, underlying tools, clustering and neural networks and other algorithms.

Practical implementation of FRTB

With Rita Gnutti, Head of Internal Model Market and Counterparty Risk, Intesa Sanpaolo

Friday 7 December

This workshop covers the capital requirement framework for market risk in the trading book in light of the new timeline announced by BCBS in Dec 2017 about implementation and reporting date for FRTB.

It gives an overview of the main features of the FRTB framework and the main challenges in the journey for being compliant with the new rules from a practitioner perspective.

Stress testing: theory and practice

With Thomas Groen, Head of Capital Risk, Barclays and Ken Abbott, Professor, Baruch College, CUNY 

Friday 7 December

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 provides practical guidance for those involved in implementing stress testing programmes within banks.