ABA Risk Management Conference

March 18 – 20, 2018 • Hyatt Regency Orlando • Orlando, FL

ABA Risk Management Conference

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2018 Advance Program

​​Below is the advance program for 2018. This program is subject to change. Please bookmark this page and check regularly for program and speaker updates. The speakers listed are those confirmed to date but this is not the final list.

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Saturday, March 17, 2018
​8:00 am - 5:00 pm  ABA Model Risk Management Workshop
Sunday, March 18, 2018
7:00 am - 6:00 pm CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN
9:30 am – 11:00 am
DEEP DIVE SESSIONS - Series 1 (Select from six options.)
These deep dive sessions are designed to go a little deeper than a traditional breakout.
 
Deep Dive 1A: Three Lines of Defense: Making It Work Across the Enterprise — for Mid-Size/Large Banks (Single Session - Community Bank Session is in Deep Dive 2A)
This session, designed for mid-size and large banks, will examine current trends in managing the three lines of defense strategy.  Discussions surrounding effective communication and execution, benefits of role clarity/ambiguity, difference in board alignment and reporting, risk aggregation and effective communications using consistent measurements and common risk language will be the focus of this interactive session.
  • Moderator/Speaker:
    • Jennifer L. Gemma, Director, P&C US Operational Risk Officer, BMO Harris Bank N.A.
  • Speakers: 
    • Barry A. Barretta, Executive Director, Financial Services, Ernst & Young LLP
    • Jeffrey T. Napper, CRP, Assistant Vice President, Operational Risk Management, USAA Federal Savings Bank
Deep Dive 1B: Measuring the Effectiveness of Controls (Repeated in Deep Dive 2B)
This session will be a soup-to-nuts advance-level examination of measuring the effectiveness and consistency of your controls.  From performing a risk assessment on threat mitigation, to automated control testing, to credible challenge against controls, we’ll cover it all. Not to mention, we’ll discuss new thoughts on how to use your root cause analysis to correct for control failures.
  • Moderator/Speaker:
    • Bill Tucker, CIA, CRCM, CAFP, Director of Compliance and Operational Risk Management, State Bank & Trust Company
  • Speakers:
    • Brian Nappi, CPA, Senior Manager, Crowe Horwath LLP
    • Sachin Sharma, Director, Methodology and Change Mgmt., Operational Risk Mgmt. (US), BMO Bank of Montreal
Deep Dive 1C: A Case Study in Liquidity Risk (Repeated in Deep Dive 2C)
Using case studies, we’ll examine a variety of liquidity stress testing scenarios. We’ll explore the assessment and selection of stressed liquidity needs and resources as well as the role of audit in liquidity risk management.
  • Moderator/Speaker:
    • Michael R. Guglielmo, Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group
  • Speakers:
    • Filippo Ghia, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Stress Testing, Bank United
    • David Shapiro, First Vice President, Liquidity Reporting Manager, New York Community Bancorp, Inc.

Deep Dive 1D: Case Studies in Managing Strategic Risks (Repeated
in Deep Dive 2D)
In this deep dive exploration, we’ll discuss not only how to identify and measure strategic risk exposure, but also examine the interdependencies between risks, thresholds, and potential risk mitigation strategies. We’ll review how challenges in strategy execution can impact short and long term risks, and examine risk assessment practices. Expect case studies examining risk interdependencies and a variety of impacts to the strategic plan.
  • Moderator:
    • Jason L. Painley, CPA, CRMA, Senior Vice President/CFO, Mechanics Bank
  • Speakers:
    • Jennifer F. Burke, Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP
    • Phil Lawroski, Strategic & Reputational Risk Manager, New York Community Bank
    • Edward J. Wydock, Chief Risk Officer, Bank of the Ozarks
Deep Dive 1E: Trends and Risks in Credit Concentrations (Repeated in Deep Dive  2E)
This session is a deep dive into current credit risk exposures,  what are risk indicators telling us and what risk managers should do in response. We’ll also talk about using the credit risk review to strengthen controls across business credit processes. This session is applicable to banks of all sizes.
  • Speaker:
    • David H. Ruffin, Director – DHG Credit Risk Management, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Deep Dive 1F: Cyber Risk Hot Topics (Repeated in Deep Dive 2F)
We plan on tackling the full range of cyber risk hot topics in this comprehensive deep dive.  From the new SP 800-63 Digital Identity Guidelines, to Sheltered Harbor to current threats and how to mitigate them – this fast paced session will give you a clear picture of the cyber risk landscape from a regulatory and a risk mitigation perspectives.
  • Moderator:
    • Yolanda P. “Landy” Dutton, CIA, Vice President and Internal Auditor, Summit Bank NA
  • Speakers:
    • Charles Bretz, Director of Payment Risk, FS-ISAC
    • Denyette DePierro, Vice President and Senior Counsel, Center for Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association
    • Brett Lambo, Senior Director, Cyber Risk Management, Capital One
    • Tim Ryan, Managing Director, Sheltered Harbor
11:15 am – 12:30 pm INNOVATION SHOWCASE LUNCHEON
Enjoy lunch and a rapid fire session featuring cutting edge solutions to today's risk management divisions and retail challenges. In a fast-paced format, each industry provider is limited to five minutes so they will get right to the point — without the small talk — as they highlight the benefits of their solutions.
12:45 - 2:15 pm DEEP DIVE SESSIONS - Series 2 (Select from six options.)

Deep Dive 2A: Three Lines of Defense - Making It Work Across the Enterprise - For Community Banks (Single Session - Mid-Size/Large Bank Session is in Deep Dive 1A)
This session, designed for community banks (below $10B) will examine current trends in managing the three lines of defense strategy.  Discussions surrounding effective communication and execution, benefits of role clarity/ambiguity, difference in board alignment and reporting, risk aggregation and effective communications using consistent measurements and common risk language will be the focus of this interactive session. 
  • Speakers:
    • Elliot H. Berman, Principal, Bowtie Advisors LLC
    • Eric Holmquist, Managing Principal, Enterprise Risk Management Practice, Capco
Deep Dive 2B: Measuring the Effectiveness of Controls (Repeated from Deep Dive 1B)
This session will be a soup-to-nuts advance-level examination of measuring the effectiveness and consistency of your controls.  From performing a risk assessment on threat mitigation, to automated control testing, to credible challenge against controls, we’ll cover it all.  Not to mention, we’ll discuss new thoughts on how to use your root cause analysis to correct for control failures.
  • Moderator/Speaker:
    • Bill Tucker, CIA, CRCM, CAFP, Director of Compliance and Operational Risk Management, State Bank & Trust Company
  • Speakers:
    • Brian Nappi, CPA, Senior Manager, Crowe Horwath LLP
    • Sachin Sharma, Director, Methodology and Change Mgmt., Operational Risk Mgmt. (US), BMO Bank of Montreal
Deep Dive 2C: A Case Study in Liquidity Risk (Repeated from Deep Dive  1C)
Using case studies, we’ll examine a variety of liquidity stress testing scenarios.  We’ll explore the assessment and selection of stressed liquidity needs and resources as well as the role of audit in liquidity risk management. 
  • Moderator:
    • Filippo Ghia, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Stress Testing, Bank United
  • Speaker:
    • Michael R. Guglielmo, Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group
Deep Dive 2D: Case Studies in Managing Strategic Risks (Repeated from Deep Dive  1D)
In this deep dive exploration, we’ll discuss not only how to identify and measure strategic risk exposure, but also examine the interdependencies between risks, thresholds, and potential risk mitigation strategies.  We’ll review how challenges in strategy execution can impact short and long term risks, and examine risk assessment practices.  Expect case studies examining risk interdependencies and a variety of impacts to strategic risk.
  • Speakers:
    • Jennifer F. Burke, Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP
    • Phil Lawroski, Strategic & Reputational Risk Manager, New York Community Bank
Deep Dive 2E: Trends and Risks in Credit Concentrations (Repeated from Deep Dive  1E)
This session is a deep dive into current credit risk exposures,  what are risk indicators telling us and what risk managers should do in response.  We’ll also talk about using the credit risk review to strengthen controls across business credit processes.  This session is applicable to banks of all sizes.
  • Speaker:
    • David H. Ruffin, Director – DHG Credit Risk Management, Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Deep Dive 2F: Cyber Risk Hot Topics (Repeated from Deep Dive  1F)
We plan on tackling the full range of cyber risk hot topics in this comprehensive deep dive.  From the new SP 800-63 Digital Identity Guidelines, to Sheltered Harbor to current threats and how to mitigate them – this fast paced session will give you a clear picture of the cyber risk landscape from a regulatory and a risk mitigation perspectives.
We plan on tackling the full range of cyber risk hot topics in this comprehensive deep dive.  From the new SP 800-63 Digital Identity Guidelines, to Sheltered Harbor to current threats and how to mitigate them – this fast paced session will give you a clear picture of the cyber risk landscape from a regulatory and a risk mitigation perspectives.
  • Moderator:
    • Yolanda P. “Landy” Dutton, CIA, Vice President and Internal Auditor, Summit Bank NA
  • Speakers:
    • Denyette DePierro, Vice President and Senior Counsel, Center for Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association
    • Brett Lambo, Senior Director, Cyber Risk Management, Capital One
    • Tim Ryan, Managing Director, Sheltered Harbor
2:30 - 3:45 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 3 (Select from six options.)

3A: Identifying and Measuring Reputation Risk: An Overview (Repeated in 4A)
This session is a comprehensive look at identifying and measuring both the qualitative and quantitative risks associated with reputation risk.  Our experts will review regulatory expectations, framework, methods and response program ideas.
  • Moderator/Speaker:
    • Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Camden National Bank
  • Speaker:
    • Evangelos (Evan) Sekeris, Partner, Oliver Wyman
3B: Building an Effective GRC Infrastructure (Repeated in 4B)
Whether you are building a GRC infrastructure or evaluating the effectiveness of your current system – this session is for you.  We’ll discuss effective structures and how to systematically integrate risk throughout the organization.  We will also explore ways to ensure information reporting is efficient, effective and consistent. 
  • Moderator:
    • Michael D. Cohn, Member of the Firm and Director, WolfPAC Solutions Group, Wolf & Company PC
  • Speakers: 
    • Timothy E. Doyle, Senior Vice President, CRO, Peapack-Gladstone Bank
    • David Sharp, Senior Vice President, Risk Management Pacific Western Bank
    • Ann Marie Tarantino CRCM, CRP, AMLP, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Esquire Bank
3C: Blowing the Dust Off of Your Risk Assessments (Single Session)
Just because risk assessments have been around a while – doesn’t mean they have to become stale!  Join us for a completely interactive session where we discuss new trends in performing assessments and utilizing/reporting the information.  Come prepared to share what you know as this is not a 101 session but a sharing conversation on leading practices!
  • Moderator: 
    • Yolanda P. “Landy” Dutton, CIA, Vice President and Internal Auditor, Summit Bank NA
  • Speakers: 
    • Christopher Porzelt, CPA, Executive Vice President - Chief Risk Officer, Dime Community Bank
    • Salvatore Zerilli, CPA, Managing Director, The Mercadien Group
3D: Stress Testing Hot Topics (Single Session)
What will stress testing look like in six months?  A year?  Two years?  Bottom line – stress testing continues to evolve and the only way to keep up with the constant change is by attending this session.  We’ll cover both DFAST and CCAR hot topics and you will walk away with a better idea of expectations on managing the process going forward.
  • Moderator:
    • Hugh Carney, Vice President, Capital Policy, Office of Regulatory Policy, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers:
    • Nathan Reason, Flagstar Bank FSB
    • Tiffany P. Temple, Manager Corporate Capital Management, Whitney Bank
3E: Key Elements of an ORM Credible Challenge Function (Repeated in 4C)
If your bank is subject to Heightened Standards you will want to attend this session.  You will hear how you can incorporate all the key elements of a robust Credible Challenge program that will provide executive management, the Board, and regulators assurance that the critical aspects of your Operational Risk Management Program is  in place and working as planned.
  • Moderator:
    • MaryAnn DiPinto, CIA, CRP, Vice President, Operational Risk Management, MUFG Union Bank NA
  • Speakers:
    • Christine S. Chan, Director, Advisory Services, KPMG LLP
    • Dennis Rabanal, Senior Vice President, head of Financial Institutions Group Operational Risk Management, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
    • Kathryn (Katy) Toth, Director, Operational Risk, U.S. Commercial Banking Risk and Control, BMO Harris Bank N.A.
3F: Physical Security Hot Topics (Single Session)
Physical Security concerns are ever-changing and this session is designed to keep you up-to-date on the latest risks and how to mitigate them.  It is a must-see for anyone responsible for managing physical security risks.
  • Moderator:
    • Heather Wyson-Constantine, Vice President, Risk Management Policy, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers:
    • Jeremy Brecher, Senior Vice President, Technology and Chief Information Officer, Securitas North America
    • Bert Oliveira, Senior Vice President, Head of Physical Security & Investigations, Corporate Security & Resilience, Citizens Bank
4:00 - 5:00 pm GENERAL SESSION
Innovations in Risk Management: AI for Risk Qualification
Join us for a conversation on some of the new thoughts on how AI could be used for Risk Quantification.  We’ll explore big data, predictive analytics and questions you should ask yourself before you invest heavily in a new set of analytic tools.
  • Moderator: 
    • Ross Marrazzo, Managing Director | Global Financial Crimes Practice Area Head, Chief Compliance and Chief Ethics Officer, Treliant
  • Speaker:
    • Thomas Dixon, Vice President, Continuous Improvement and Process Automation, Citizens Bank, NA
    • Gary M. Shiffman, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Giant Oak, Inc.
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm OPENING RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE
Monday, March 19, 2018
7:00 am – 6:00 pm REGISTRATION OPEN
7:00 am – 8:00 am POWER HOUR BREAKFAST SESSIONS
Take full advantage of your conference experience! Join one of our expert corporate partners for a quick-paced informative session all while enjoying breakfast. Seating is first-come, first-served - no reservations are required. A breakfast buffet will be available from 6:50 - 7:20 am for delegates attending these sessions.

Power Breakfast #1: 
Smarter Monitoring of Risks, Controls, and Compliance using Data Automation
Sponsored by:  ACL

Continuous monitoring of key risks and controls cuts costs, saves time, and enhances credibility with both management and regulators. In this session we’ll share the “Risk & Control Monitoring Maturity Model” developed through data automation experience with nearly 900 financial institutions globally to define the path to success with automated monitoring. A take-home list of key process areas where automated risk and/or control monitoring delivers “low hanging fruit” value will be shared to aid in getting your automated monitoring program off the ground with immediately high ROI.
  • Speaker:
    • Dan Zitting, Chief Product Officer, ACL

Power Breakfast #2: 
Risk Oversight at the Board Level: What Will New Expectations Mean for Risk Executives?
Sponsored by:  Treliant

The Fed’s proposed corporate governance guidance aims to change and clarify boards of directors’ risk oversight responsibilities. Though many current guidelines will be replaced, the Fed recently applied existing expectations in a major enforcement action against board directors. This session will discuss how risk management leaders can advise boards on best practices amid changing expectations.
  • Moderator:
    • Susanna K. Tisa, Chief Business Officer, Treliant
  • Speakers:
    • James R. Causey, Senior Director, Treliant 
    • Kathlyn L. Farrell, Member, Senior Advisory Board, Treliant 
    • Ross Marrazzo, Managing Director, Treliant

8:15 am - 10:00 am GENERAL SESSION
Risk Management Roundtable: What's Hot and How to Put Out the Fire!
This is not just your typical risk management executive roundtable discussion! Our experts will tackle the topics you care about, real-time.  We’ll give you general categories and you will vote on what you want the panel to discuss - from strategic risk to budget constraints to conduct risk to AI, to mitigating cyber threats to managing market risk – the topics are endless.   Start thinking now what you want to hear because we’ll also take questions from the floor!
  • Moderator: 
    • Ryan Rasske, Senior Vice President, Risk and Compliance Markets, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers: 
    • Anthony Donatelli, Chief Risk Officer, New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
    • Clifford Rossi, PhD., Executive-in-Residence and Professor-of-the-Practice, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
    • Jason L. Painley, CPA, CRMA, Senior Vice President/CFO., Mechanics Bank
    • Sachin Sharma, Director, Methodology and Change Management, Operational Risk Management (US), BMO Bank of Montreal
    • Rodney L. Sloan, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
10:00 - 11:00 am REFRESHMENT BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE
11:00 - 12:15 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 4 (Select from six options.)

4A: Identifying and Measuring Reputation Risk: An Overview (Repeated from 3A)
This session is a comprehensive look at identifying and measuring both the qualitative and quantitative risks associated with reputation risk.  Our experts will review regulatory expectations, framework, methods and response program ideas.
  • Moderator/Speaker: 
    • Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Camden National Bank
  • Speaker:
    • Evangelos (Evan) Sekeris, Partner, Oliver Wyman
4B: Building an Effective GRC Infrastructure (Repeated from 3B)
Whether you are building a GRC infrastructure or evaluating the effectiveness of your current system – this session is for you.  We’ll discuss effective structures and how to systematically integrate risk throughout the organization.  We will also explore ways to ensure information reporting is efficient, effective and consistent.
  • Speakers: 
    • Michael D. Cohn, Member of the Firm and Director, WolfPAC Solutions Group, Wolf & Company PC
    • Timothy E. Doyle, Senior Vice President, CRO, Peapack-Gladstone Bank
    • David Sharp, Senior Vice President, Risk Management Pacific Western Bank
4C: Key Elements of an ORM Credible Challenge Function (Repeated from 3E)
If your bank is subject to Heightened Standards you will want to attend this session.  You will hear how you can incorporate all the key elements of a robust Credible Challenge program that will provide executive management, the Board, and regulators assurance that the critical aspects of your Operational Risk Management Program is  in place and working as planned.
  • Moderator:
    • MaryAnn DiPinto, CIA, CRP, Vice President, Operational Risk Management, MUFG Union Bank NA
  • Speakers:
    • Christine S. Chan, Director, Advisory Services, KPMG LLP
    • Kathryn (Katy) Toth, Director, Operational Risk, U.S. Commercial Banking Risk and Control, BMO Harris Bank N.A.
4D: What's New in Scenario Analysis for Mid-Size/Large Banks (Repeated in 6F)
This advanced level discussion covers the complete scenario analysis process for mid-size and larger banks.  Not only will we cover the latest trends in scenario identification, development and renewal, we’ll also talk about trends in governance process, challenge and more.   This is the session to benchmark your scenario analysis process against industry trends.
  • Moderator:
    • Jane Yao, Senior Vice President, Benchmarking and Surveys, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers:
    • Christopher Coats, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Ops Risk Management, SunTrust Bank
    • Laurent Condamin, PhD, Managing Director, MSTAR, a subsidiary of ELSEWARE
    • Clementine Marie, Risk Quantification and Modelization Expert, MSTAR, a subsidiary of ELSEWARE
4E: Current Issues in Interest Rate Risk Management (Single Session)
Let’s relook at net-interest-income-at-risk, earnings-at-risk and economic value of equity in a new light.   We’ll review leading practices to adopt and pitfalls to avoid?   Does price risk creep into your balance sheet exposure?  Join us as we take a deep look into interest rate risk issues.  Particularly helpful for banks with non-maturity deposits, mortgage backed securities concentrations and matched book derivatives transactions. 
  • Moderator: 
    • Robert Strand, Senior Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Economic Policy & Research, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers:
    • Tally Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Director of Enterprise-wide Risk Management, BOKF, NA
    • Steve Scott, Senior Vice President, Head of Interest Rate Risk, US Bank
    • Joseph Varcelli, Market Risk Officer, Third Federal Savings & Loan
4F: Key Risk Areas in Managing Third Party Risk: Evolving to the Next Level (Repeated in 7F)
There have been plenty of sessions on managing third party risk in recent years – what makes this one different? In this session, we’ll focus on the contract management piece as it impacts a variety of risks, especially reputation risk.  We’ll identify regulatory hot buttons along with new and emerging risks. Also, expect new ideas surrounding data management controls and effective monitoring tools.
  • Moderator/Speaker:
    • Krista Shonk, Vice President, Regulatory Compliance Policy, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers:
    • Mary Beth Green, Director of Contracts , Enterprise Supplier Management, Capital One
    • Greg Schmeisser, Corporate Contract & Procurement Director, First Merchants Bank
12:15 - 1:45 pm SEATED LUNCHEON WITH SPEAKER

An Accidental Risk Manager's Survival Guide to Maintaining Risk Acuity in a Constantly Changing World
  • Featuring: 
Cliff RossiClifford Rossi, PhD. , Executive-in-Residence and Professor-of-the-Practice
Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland and Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Radian Group, Inc.

The industry is near the beginning of a major technological revolution - are risk managers really ready? To paraphrase a well-known self-help book, what got you here, won’t get you there! 

Join Dr. Cliff Rossi as he walks through the new skills you and your organization need to successfully navigate and mitigate today’s evolving risk landscape.  With 25 years’ executive experience in risk and credit risk management and current advisor to the banking industry, Dr. Rossi is uniquely qualified to provide new insights in how senior risk officers from banks of all sizes can successfully manage risk in a rapid-change environment.  You will walk away with valuable ideas on how to enhance your personal professional value and growth within the organization as well as how to enhance operations with forward-looking and advance-level balancing of risk and business goals. 
1:45 - 2:30 pm DESSERT IN THE MARKETPLACE
2:30 - 3:45 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 5 (Select from six options.)

5A: Ensuring the Third Line is Strong - For Community Banks (Single Session - Mid-Size/Large Bank Session in 6A)
How can you ensure that your third line function is living into regulatory expectations?  Designed for community bankers, this session will take a comprehensive look at the third line.  From risks of co-sourcing and/or outsourcing internal audit to effective third line functionality – we’ll cover it all.
  • Moderator/Speaker:
    • Bert Purdy, CPA, CTFA, Partner, BKD
  • Speakers: 
    • Christine M. Bidzilya, CIA, Vice President and Audit Manager, Republic Bank
    • Maria E. Mayshura, Vice President and Internal Auditor, First Bank
5B: Hot Topics in Model Risk Management for Mid-Size and Large Banks (Single Session — Community Bank Session is in 6C)
What are the emerging Model Risk challenges for large banking firms, and what leading practices address these? This session will consider a framework to address current issues in model risk management, including complex model interconnectedness and risk aggregation, data quality and the control environment, treatment of machine learning models, and growing expectations for model risk audit.
  • Moderator:
    • Robert Strand, Senior Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Economic Policy & Research, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers:
    • Mark Levonian, Managing Director, Promontory Financial Group LLC
    • Joseph Mattey, Vice President of Enterprise Risk Analytics, Chief Risk Office, USAA
    • John Mulligan, Executive Vice President, Model and Market Risk Audit, HSBC Bank USA NA
5C: Resiliency Risks and Disaster Preparedness (Repeated in 7A)
From firestorms to hurricanes – we have seen the full range of destruction this year.  What did we learn from these very different weather events to improve our own resiliency risk management planning?  Join us as we talk with those who were at the front line of various disasters who will tell us how their crisis plan held up, what they didn’t factor in and what they would change going forward. 
  • Moderator/Speaker: 
    • LeAnne B. Staalenburg, CISSP, CRCM, Senior Vice President, Corporate Security, Capital City Bank
  • Speaker: 
    • Gary Carney, Executive Vice President/Chief Credit Officer, First State Bank of the Florida Keys
    • Andy Lapierre, CBCP, Senior Vice President, Business Continuity Services, Frost Bank
    • Christopher Terzich, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Incident Management, Wells Fargo & Company
5D: Measuring Sales and Conduct Culture Risks (Repeated in 7D)
Everyone is talking about managing sales and conduct culture risks, but as risk managers, we know it begins with establishing a process to measure, monitor and control for risk. Join us as we discuss specific KRIs and other metrics in measuring conduct/sales culture risk, developing a framework for controls as well as specifics on auditing conduct/sales culture risk.
  • Moderator: 
    • Sachin Sharma, Director, Methodology and Change Management, Operational Risk Management (US), BMO Bank of Montreal
  • Speaker: 
    • Kathlyn (Lyn) Farrell, CRCM, Senior Advisory Board Member, Treliant Risk Advisors LLC
5E: Are You Ready for CECL? (Repeated in 7B)
While the effective date for CECL is December 15, 2019, banks subject to IFRS 9 are already well on their way to implementation.  This session is designed to help you benchmark your own progress in implementing CECL and will also include a discussion on IFRS-9 requirements, modeling practices impact and leveraging DFAST Stress Tests for CECL.
  • Moderator: 
    • Joshua Stein, Vice President, Accounting and Financial Management, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers: 
    • Michael Gullette, Senior Vice President, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
    • Mircea Pigli, Portfolio Risk Analytics Director, Senior Vice President, Fifth Third Bancorp
    • James B. Rives, Senior Director, FTI Consulting
5F: Risk Appetite Statement: Taking Risk Appetite Down to Actionable KRIs (Repeated in 7E)
It is important when building your KRIs that they reflect your risk appetite statement and your risk appetite statement is directly tied to your strategic plan.  Join us as we add a qualitative dimension to the risk appetite statement by identifying actionable (and measurable) KRIs.  We’ll explore how to measure success/threats against the strategic plan and how to challenge the strategic planning process using specific metrics.
  • Moderator/Speaker: 
    • Bill Tucker,  CIA,  CRCM, CAFP, Director of Compliance and Operational Risk Management, State Bank & Trust Company
  • Speaker:
    • Clifford Rossi, PhD., Executive-in-Residence and Professor-of-the-Practice, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
4:00- 5:15 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 6 (Select from six options.)

6A: Ensuring the Third Line is Strong - for Mid-Size/Large Banks (Single Session - Community Bank Session is in 5A)
How can you ensure that your third line function is living into regulatory expectations?  Designed for mid-size/large banks, this session will take a comprehensive look at the third line.  From risks of co-sourcing and/or outsourcing internal audit to effective third line functionality – we’ll cover it all.
  • Moderator/Speaker: 
    • Michael A. Ososki, CPA, CFIRS, Partner, BKD
    • Denise DeMaio, Chief Audit Executive, MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
    • Thomas Jurmanovich, CPA, CRCM, CAMS, CFIRS, - General Auditor - Senior Vice President, Arvest Bank Operations, Inc.
6B: Digital Threats: Social Media, Web and Digital Channels (Repeated in 7C)
Meeting customer expectations for quick and easy mobile access can lead to extra security risk and concerns.  This session is designed to help you manage and mitigate the risks of a variety of mobile channels including remote deposit capture, mobile deposit and more.
  • Moderator/Speaker: 
    • Denyette DePierro, Vice President and Senior Counsel, Center for Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association
  • Speaker:
    • Deborah Ritter, Senior Director, Digital New Product Risk and Digital Accessibility, Capital One, NA
6C: Hot Topics in Model Risk Management for Community Banks under $10B (Single Session  — Mid-Size/Large Bank Session is in 5B)
This comprehensive model risk management session is designed to meet the informational needs of community banks.  We’ll focus exclusively on regulatory expectations for community banks in managing model and model risk.
  • Moderator:
    • Ann Marie Tarantino CRCM, CRP, AMLP, Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer Esquire Bank
  • Speakers:
    • Michael R. Guglielmo, Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group
    • Christopher Torley, Senior Vice President Director of Model Risk Management, Hilltop Holdings Incorporated
6D: Hot Topics in Legal Risks (Single Session)
What are the latest legal risks your bank is or may be encountering?   We’ll walk through some of the latest trends including: firearm policies that conflict with state open carry laws, social media events that lead to litigation, medical marijuana and your employees, ADA litigation and more.
  • Moderator/Speaker: 
    • Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Camden National Bank
  • Speaker: 
    • Kurt Leeper, Partner, Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson LLP
6E: Hot Topics in Capital Management (Single Session)
We have only one year remaining before Basel III must be fully implemented, and US Bank regulators proposed meaningful changes to these rules. Further, loan growth and interest rate impact on OCI could erode excess capital quickly.  We’ll discuss what banks should focus on in their 2018 ICAAP and we’ll explore whether a standard measurement is sufficient today and whether economic capital still has a role in capital planning.
  • Moderator/Speaker: 
    • Hugh Carney, Vice President, Capital Policy, Office of Regulatory Policy, American Bankers Association
  • Speaker: 
    • Tally Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Director of Enterprise-wide Risk Management, BOKF, NA
    • Nathan Reason, Flagstar Bank, FSB
6F: What's New in Scenario Analysis for Mid-Size/Large Banks (Repeated from 4D)
This advanced level discussion covers the complete scenario analysis process for mid-size and larger banks.  Not only will we cover the latest trends in scenario identification, development and renewal, we’ll also talk about trends in governance process, challenge and more.   This is the session to benchmark your scenario analysis process against industry trends.
  • Moderator:
    • Jane Yao, Senior Vice President, Benchmarking and Surveys, American Bankers Association
  • Speaker:
    • Patrick McDermott, Director, Operational Risk Management, MUFG Union Bank NA
5:15 pm – 6:15 pm RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE
Tuesday, March 20, 2017
7:00 am – 8:00 am POWER HOUR BREAKFAST SESSIONS
Take full advantage of your conference experience! Join one of our expert corporate partners for a quick-paced informative session all while enjoying breakfast. Seating is first-come, first-served - no reservations are required. A breakfast buffet will be available from 6:50 - 7:20 am for delegates attending these sessions.

Power Breakfast: 

Root-Cause Risk: The Common Link Among Corporate Scandals
Sponsored by:  LogicManager
This session will explore an effective risk identification strategy that focuses on root cause. Attendees will realize the value of uncovering systemic issues across their enterprise, and how a root-cause approach can empower them to protect employees, customers, and investors from scandal.
  • Speaker:
    • Steven Minsky, CEO of LogicManager & Author of the RIMS Risk Maturity Model
8:15 am – 9:15 am GENERAL SESSION
Managing the Risk of (and Response to) Cyber Threats
  • Featuring: 

Reid Sawyer, Senior Vice President, Credit, Political and Security Risk,
JLT Specialty Limited
9:15 am – 10:15 am REFRESHMENT BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE
10:15 am - 11:30 am CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 7 (Select from six options.)

7A: Resiliency Risks and Disaster Preparedness (Repeated from 5C)
From firestorms to hurricanes – we have seen the full range of destruction this year.  What did we learn from these very different weather events to improve our own resiliency risk management planning?  Join us as we talk with those who were at the front line of various disasters who will tell us how their crisis plan held up, what they didn’t factor in and what they would change going forward.
  • Moderator/Speaker: 
    • LeAnne B. Staalenburg, CISSP, CRCM, Senior Vice President, Corporate Security, Capital City Bank
  • Speaker: 
    • Andy Lapierre, CBCP, Senior Vice President, Business Continuity Services, Frost Bank
7B: Are You Ready for CECL? (Repeated from 5E)
While the effective date for CECL is December 15, 2019, banks subject to IFRS 9 are already well on their way to implementation.  This session is designed to help you benchmark your own progress in implementing CECL and will also include a discussion on IFRS-9 requirements, modeling practices impact and leveraging DFAST Stress Tests for CECL.
  • Moderator: 
    • Joshua Stein, Vice President, Accounting and Financial Management, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers: 
    • Michael Gullette, Senior Vice President, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
    • Mircea Pigli, Portfolio Risk Analytics Director, Senior Vice President, Fifth Third Bancorp
    • James B. Rives, Senior Director, FTI Consulting
7C: Digital Threats: Social Media, Web and Digital Channels (Repeated from 6B)
Meeting customer expectations for quick and easy mobile access can lead to extra security risk and concerns.  This session is designed to help you manage and mitigate the risks of a variety of mobile channels including remote deposit capture, mobile deposit and more.
  • Speaker: 
    • Denyette DePierro, Vice President and Senior Counsel, Center for Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association
7D: Measuring Sales and Conduct Culture Risks (Repeated from 5D)
Everyone is talking about managing sales and conduct culture risks, but as risk managers, we know it begins with establishing a process to measure, monitor and control for risk. Join us as we discuss specific KRIs and other metrics in measuring conduct/sales culture risk, developing a framework for controls as well as specifics on auditing conduct/sales culture risk.
  • Speakers: 
    • Kathlyn (Lyn) Farrell, CRCM, Senior Advisory Board Member, Treliant Risk Advisors LLC
    • Sachin Sharma, Director, Methodology and Change Mgmt., Operational Risk Mmgt. (US), BMO Bank of Montreal
7E: Risk Appetite Statement: Taking Risk Appetite Down to Actionable KRIs (Repeated from 5F)
It is important when building your KRIs that they reflect your risk appetite statement and your risk appetite statement is directly tied to your strategic plan.  Join us as we add a qualitative dimension to the risk appetite statement by identifying actionable (and measurable) KRIs.  We’ll explore how to measure success/threats against the strategic plan and how to challenge the strategic planning process using specific metrics.
  • Moderator/Speaker:
    • Bill Tucker,  CIA,  CRCM, CAFP, Director of Compliance and Operational Risk Management, State Bank & Trust Company
  • Speaker:
    • Clifford Rossi, PhD., Executive-in-Residence and Professor-of-the-Practice, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
7F: Key Risk Areas in Managing Third Party Risk: Evolving to the Next Level (Repeated from 4F)
There have been plenty of sessions on managing third party risk in recent years – what makes this one different?  In this session, we’ll focus on the contract management piece as it impacts a variety of risks, especially reputation risk.  We’ll look at the KRIs for third party risk, legal risks in these vendor relationships, especially as it relates to data management controls, and we’ll walk through effective monitoring tools.
  • Moderator/Speaker:
    • Krista Shonk, Vice President, Regulatory Compliance Policy, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers: 
    • Ryan Bottrell, Director, Supply Chain, Supplier Management, Capital One
    • Mary Beth Green, Director of Contracts , Enterprise Supplier Management, Capital One
    • Greg Schmeisser, Corporate Contract & Procurement Director, First Merchants Bank
11:45 - 12:45 pm CLOSING GENERAL SESSION
Regulators' Perspectives


Our annual regulatory review has returned! Senior regulators from the Federal Reserve, FDIC, OCC and CFPB will discuss potential risks for 2018 and beyond, supervisors’ evolving expectations for risk management, and their hot button issues. They will also share perspectives from their supervisory teams on emerging practices in bank risk management and reporting.
  • Moderator: 
    • Robert Strand, Senior Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Economic Policy & Research, American Bankers Association
  • Speakers: 
    • Doreen R. Eberley, Director, Division of Risk Management Supervision, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    • Michael Johnson, Senior Vice President, Supervision and Regulation, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
    • Robert Phelps, Deputy Comptroller for Supervision Risk Management, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington, DC
12:45 pm ADJOURNMENT

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