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2020 Conference Schedule

The schedule for the 2020 program is currently in development and will be posted once available. In the meantime, review the 2019 program for insights into topics covered at the conference.

Look Back: 2019 Conference Schedule

This program is subject to change. Check this page for frequent updates.

See the CE credits approved for the 2019 Risk Management Conference.

  • Sunday, Apr 7 2019

  • Monday, Apr 8 2019

  • Tuesday, Apr 9 2019

Sunday, Apr 7 2019

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN

9:30 am – 11:00 am

DEEP DIVE SESSIONS - Series 1  (Six Options)

Deep Dive Sessions provide an interactive environment where leading practices can be explored and discussed in an expanded session.

Deep Dive 1A: Planning For a Major Liquidity Event

(Repeated in Deep Dive 2A)

Join us as we explore planning for and responding to a major liquidity event. We'll walk through operational contingency funding plans, relaying plans to regulators, aligning capital policy with board strategic plan, tools for analysis and planning, including risk-based analysis and identification of liquidity factors, testing assumptions and inputs, role of audit and more.

  • Michael R. Guglielmo, Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group
  • Jason Hicks, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp
  • David Shapiro, First Vice President, Liquidity Reporting Manager, New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Moderator: Hugh Carney, Vice President, Capital Policy, Office of Regulatory Policy, American Bankers Association

Deep Dive 1B: Optimizing and Integrating Your Non-Financial Risk and Control Programs

(Repeated in Deep Dive 2B)

This session will explore how to get the most out of your non-financial risk management programs. A panel of experts will share leading practices for optimizing risk and control assessments and integrating discrete risk and control functions to produce an aggregated view of non-financial risk.

  • Christopher Byllott, Director, PwC
  • Lisa Shasky, Global Privacy Director, Red Ventures
  • Robert Stanier, Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • William Tucker, CIA, CERP, CRCM, CAFP, Audit Director - Corporate Governance, Citibank Internal Audit, Citibank
  • Moderator/Speaker: Jason Painley, CPA, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Mechanics Bank

Deep Dive 1C: Interest Rate Risks: Impact to Earnings, Measuring Rate Sensitivity and Reporting

(Repeated in 2C)

This session will provide materials for your rate risk management toolkit. Seasoned rate risk managers will discuss rate shock scenarios, managing rate risk with a flat yield curve, modeling deposit assumptions in the current environment, and rate risk management and the risk profile and strategic direction of the bank.

  • Debbie Hrobon, Managing Director, Structural Market Risk, U.S. Corporate Treasury, BMO Financial Corporation
  • Robert Treadwell, Assistant Treasurer, BankUnited
  • Moderator: Robert "Rob" Strand, Senior Economist, Office of the Chief Economist, Economic Policy and Research, American Bankers Associaiton

Deep Dive 1D: Managing Talent Risk: From Diversity to Compensation to Skill Deficiencies

(Repeated in 2D)

Everyone talks about managing talent risk, but what is anyone actually doing about it? We'll tackle talent risk by dissecting some critical risk issues including diversity initiatives, skill deficiencies and training, compensation, succession planning and how these impact the operational and strategic risk profiles in banks today.

  • Lindsay Alton, Senior Financial Analyst and Special Projects Manager, Mechanics Bank
  • Robert M. Iommazzo, Managing Partner, SEBA International
  • Dee McDougal, Senior Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Pacific Western Bank
  • Moderator: Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Camden National Corporation

Deep Dive 1E: Integrating Risk Management into Your Credit Pricing Strategy for Risk

(Repeated in 2E)

This session will explore alternative leading practices to successfully integrate strong risk management into credit pricing strategy. Join a panel of credit risk experts as they share concepts for incorporating risk culture and market trends into core components of their credit pricing strategy.

  • Dev J. Strischek, Principal, Devon Risk Advisory Group LLC
  • Moderator: Tally Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Director of Enterprise-wide Risk Management, Bank of Omaha

Deep Dive 1F: Technology Risk Where You Least Expect It: How Do You Secure What You Don't Control?

(Repeated in 2F)

This session will explore technology risks from a security perspective. This is not about managing new technologies for your institution or managing the risk of core systems. This is a session about how customers are using technology in their interactions with banks and the unintended risks they present to your security. Our discussion will outline these hot button new risks (such as customers recording teller or lender interactions, IOT, social media vulnerabilities, third party risks), how to keep up with the rate of change of these new exposures and we will provide leading practices on how to increase your security protocols surrounding these vulnerabilities.

  • Greg Temm, CISSP, Chief Information Risk Officer, FS-ISAC
  • Brian J. Peretti, Esq., Director, Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy, United States Department of the Treasury
  • Moderator: Paul Benda, Senior Vice President, Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

RISK SOLUTIONS LUNCHEON

It’s lunch and a show – a solutions show! Top corporate partners share what’s new in their offerings in a fast-paced learning environment. Five-minute solution-pitches provide you a glimpse of the future!

Sponsored by 360factors, Crowe LLP, InfoAgora Inc., LogicManager and Venminder

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm

DEEP DIVE SESSIONS - Series 2 (Six Options)

Deep Dive Sessions provide an interactive environment where leading practices can be explored and discussed in an expanded session.

Deep Dive 2A: Planning For a Major Liquidity Event

(Repeated from Deep Dive 1A)

Join us as we explore planning for and responding to a major liquidity event. We'll walk through operational contingency funding plans, relaying plans to regulators, aligning capital policy with board strategic plan, tools for analysis and planning, including risk-based analysis and identification of liquidity factors, testing assumptions and inputs, role of audit and more.

  • Michael R. Guglielmo, Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group
  • Jason Hicks, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, New Hampshire Mutual Bancorp
  • David Shapiro, First Vice President, Liquidity Reporting Manager, New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Moderator:Hugh Carney, Vice President, Capital Policy, Office of Regulatory Policy, American Bankers Association

Deep Dive 2B: Optimizing and Integrating Your Non-Financial Risk and Control Programs

(Repeated from Deep Dive 1B)

This session will explore how to get the most out of your non-financial risk management programs. A panel of experts will share leading practices for optimizing risk and control assessments and integrating discrete risk and control functions to produce an aggregated view of non-financial risk.

  • Christopher Byllott, Director, PwC
  • Lisa Shasky, Global Privacy Director, Red Ventures
  • Robert Stanier, Governance, Risk and Compliance Specialist, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • William Tucker, CIA, CERP, CRCM, CAFP, Audit Director - Corporate Governance, Citibank Internal Audit, Citibank
  • Moderator/Speaker:Jason Painley, CPA, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Mechanics Bank

Deep Dive 2C: Interest Rate Risks: Impact to Earnings, Measuring Rate Sensitivity and Reporting

(Repeated from 1C)

This session will provide materials for your rate risk management toolkit. Seasoned rate risk managers will discuss rate shock scenarios, managing rate risk with a flat yield curve, modeling deposit assumptions in the current environment, and rate risk management and the risk profile and strategic direction of the bank.

  • Debbie Hrobon, Managing Director, Structural Market Risk, U.S. Corporate Treasury, BMO Financial Corporation
  • Robert Treadwell, Assistant Treasurer, BankUnited
  • Moderator:Robert "Rob" Strand, Senior Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Economic Policy and Research, American Bankers Association

Deep Dive 2D: Managing Talent Risk: From Diversity to Compensation to Skill Deficiencies

(Repeated from 1D)

Everyone talks about managing talent risk — but what isanyone actually doing about it? We'll tackle talent risk by dissecting some critical risk issues including diversity initiatives, skill deficiencies and training, compensation, succession planning and how these impact the operational and strategic risk profiles in banks today.

  • Lindsay Alton, Senior Financial Analyst and Special Projects Manager, Mechanics Bank
  • Robert M. Iommazzo, Managing Partner, SEBA International
  • Dee McDougal, Senior Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Pacific West Bank
  • Moderator: Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Camden National Corporation

Deep Dive 2E: Integrating Risk Management into Your Credit Pricing Strategy for Risk

(Repeated from 1E)

This session will explore alternative leading practices to successfully integrate strong risk management into credit pricing strategy. Join a panel of credit risk experts as they share concepts for incorporating risk culture and market trends into core components of their credit pricing strategy.

  • Dev J. Strischek, Principal, Devon Risk Advisory Group LLC
  • Moderator: Tally Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Director of Enterprise-wide Risk Management, Bank of Omaha

Deep Dive 2F: Technology Risk Where You Least Expect It: How Do You Secure What You Don't Control?

(Repeated from 1F)

This session will explore technology risks from a security perspective. This is not about managing new technologies for your institution or managing the risk of core systems. This is a session about how customers are using technology in their interactions with banks and the unintended risks they present to your security. Our discussion will outline these hot button new risks (such as customers recording teller or lender interactions, IOT, social media vulnerabilities, third party risks), howto keep up with the rate of change of these new exposures and we will provide leading practices on how to increase your security protocols surrounding these vulnerabilities.

  • Greg Temm, CISSP, Chief Information Risk Officer, FS-ISAC
  • Brian J. Peretti, Esq., Director, Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy, United States Department of the Treasury
  • Moderator:Paul Benda, Senior Vice President, Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS- Series 3 (Six Options)

Traditional concurrent sessions will offer a wide range of topic selections.

3A: Quantification of Emerging Risks for Board, Senior Management and Examiners

(Repeated in 4A)

What metrics are you using to quantify emerging risks? Is your measuring and reporting in alignment with current regulatory expectations? What is the impact of RCSAs? What are macro indicators pointing to and how do they relate to your risk appetite statement? This session will cover the full range of managing emerging risks from measuring to reporting.

  • Jeanni Stahl ,Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, MetaBank
  • Moderator:Dave Sharp, Senior Vice President, Risk Management, Pacific Western Bank

3B: Improving Risk Management Processes in the First Line of Defense

(Repeated in 4B)

This session is not a 101 session on first line risk management processes but one that covers how to deal with common challenges and pitfalls. For starters, we'll discuss formalizing risk framework ownership in the first line and we'll cover the full range of managing quality control.

  • Mike Dempsey, Senior Manager, DHG Financial Services
  • Jennifer L. Gemma, Director, U.S. Governance and Program Oversight, BMO Financial
  • Moderator:LeAnne Bailey Staalenburg, CISSP, CRCM, Senior Vice President, Corporate Security, Capital City Bank

3C: Managing Culture Risk (Single Session)

How does your risk management program define "culture risk" and how are you managing it? In this session, we'll explore what currently falls under "culture risk", who owns culture risk in the two lines, auditing culture risk, living within risk appetite, culture risk self-reporting and more.

  • Elena Belov, Partner, Financial Services and Organizational Effectiveness, Oliver Wyman
  • Tamina O'Neill, Director of Enterprise Risk Management/Operational Risk, MB Financial Bank
  • Moderator: Denyette DePierro, Vice President and Senior Counsel, Payments and Security, American Bankers Association

3D: Capital Planning for Mid-Size Banks Post 2155 Rescission (Single Session)

(Capital Planning for Large Banks is in 7D)

How are banks under $100B managing capital planning post 2155 rescission? This session will take a holistic view of capital planning for mid-size banks and provide ideas on managing capital planning in this new era.

  • Faisal Mohed, First Vice President, Capital Planning Manager, Accounting, Valley National Bank
  • Tiffany P. Temple, Director of Corporate Planning, Hancock Whitney Bank
  • Moderator:Hugh Carney, Vice President, Capital Policy, Office of Regulatory Policy, American Bankers Association

3E: Using Customer Complaints as a Means to Identify Emerging Risks

(Repeated in 4D)

We'll explore ideas on how customer complaint data can be used as a leading indicator of emerging risks.

  • Nick Walser, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Moderator/Speaker: Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Camden National Corporation

3F: Measuring, Monitoring and Controlling for Cyber Risk

(Repeated in 4E)

This advanced-level session will provide new ideas for using risk management to improve the cyber risk management process. Bank practitioners will discuss the methods and metrics they use to assess, monitor, report and escalate cyber risk. You will also hear how banks are fine-tuning their cyber risk governance process across IT/Fraud/Supplier Risk, the roles of first versus second lines of defense, and the impact of the OCC's cybersecurity guidance on your cyber risk program. Don't miss this opportunity to benchmark your program and metrics against industry-leading practices and trends.

  • Joyce A. Flinn, Information Security and Disaster Recovery Officer, First United Bank and Trust
  • Matthew T. Growden, CISSP, CCBSO, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, First United Bank and Trust
  • Evan Sekeris, Partner, Oliver Wyman
  • Moderator: Jane Yao, Senior Vice President, Benchmarking and Surveys, American Bankers Association
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

GENERAL SESSION

All general sessions explore new trends in risk management, future risks and mitigation solutions and regulatory hot button issues.

A Conversation about Strategic Risk: Integrating Risk Management with Business Strategy

Our panel will discuss how the overall risk management program can assist with identifying, assessing and managing risks associated with the bank's strategy. Also, we'll talk about how strategic risk could impact risk appetite or tolerance levels, budget and capital planning and how to define specific goals and metrics for success.

  • Anthony Donatelli, Executive Vice President and Director of Capital Planning and Stress Testing, New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Eric Malchodi, Chief Compliance Officer, Figure
  • Jason L. Painley, CPA, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Mechanics Bank
  • Moderator: Ryan Rasske, Senior Vice President, Risk and Compliance Markets, American Bankers Association

5:00 pm – 6:15 pm

OPENING RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

Our marketplace is your risk solutions hub where you can speak one-on-one with the nation’s top risk solutions providers and hear trending new practices in our live podcast studio.

Sponsored by ABA Endorsed Solutions.

Monday, Apr 8 2019

7:00 am – 6:00 pm

REGISTRATION OPEN

7:00 am – 8:00 am

POWER HOUR BREAKFAST SESSIONS

Top corporate partners provide solutions in these value-add sessions.

Power Hour Breakfast - Get More Out of Cross-Functional Risk Assessments

- Sponsored by LogicManager

When it comes to managing risk in the financial industry, organizations follow standards and regulations set by the OCC, FFIEC and many others. Regulatory bodies like these require supervision over specific categories of risk, including credit risk, interest rate risk, strategic risk, etc. To comply, many organizations administer risk assessments that directly align with these categories. This session will reveal there is a better way to structure your risk assessments to not only prove compliance, but actually derive performance—driving value from them.

  • Steven Minsky, CEO, LogicManager

Power Hour Breakfast - AI and Machine Learning: A Future of Hype or Hope for Risk Managers

Sponsored by DataRobotThe

banking industry is currently in a period of heightened change and uncertainty. As the competitive environment is rapidly evolving, the growing competition among banks, non-banks and FinTechs is spurring innovation as banks search for bottom line growth. As banks expand into new markets, new products—or even new industries—the need for effective risk managers and controls will be paramount. One advantage that banks have is that they have enormous amounts of data. Seph Mard will discuss how new technology, automated machine learning, is helping banks capitalize on their data by accelerating the model development, validation, and deployment processes. And how this is contributing to a much more comprehensive risk strategy and framework for banks, and providing a competitive edge for risk teams. 

  • Seph Mard, Head of Model Risk Management, DataRobot

8:15 am - 9:00 am

9:00 am - 10:00 am

GENERAL SESSION

Part 1 (Keynote): Leading Economic Indicators and Their Impact on Your Risk Strategy

  • Robert A. Dye, PhD, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Comerica Bank

Part 2: Credit Risk: Mitigating Current and Emerging Risks

 

 

As a follow up to the keynote address on the economic climate, we will broaden the discussion with a panel conversation on credit risk.

  • (Invited) Yasmine Anavi, CERP, Executive Vice President, Senior Credit Officer, Wells Fargo Cards and Retail Services
  • Robert A. Dye, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Comerica Bank
  • Dev J. Strischek, Principal, DevonRisk Advisory Group LLC
  • Moderator: Ryan Rasske, Senior Vice President, Risk and Compliance Markets, American Bankers Association

10:00 am - 11:00 am

REFRESHMENT BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE

11:00 am - 12:15 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 4 (Six Options)

4A: Quantification of Emerging Risks for Board, Senior Management and Examiners

(Repeated from 3A)

What metrics are you using to quantify emerging risks? Is your measuring and reporting in alignment with current regulatory expectations? What is the impact of RCSAs? What are macro indicators pointing to and how do they relate to your risk appetite statement? This session will cover the full range of managing emerging risks from measuring to reporting.

  • Jeanni Stahl, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, MetaBank
  • Moderator: Dave Sharp, Senior Vice President, Risk Management, Pacific Western Bank

4B: Improving Risk Management Processes in the First Line of Defense

(Repeated from 3B)

This session is not a 101 session on first line risk management processes but one that covers how to deal with common challenges and pitfalls. For starters, we'll discuss formalizing risk framework ownership in the first line and we'll cover the full range of managing quality control.

  • Mike Dempsey, Senior Manager, DHG Financial Services
  • Jennifer L. Gemma, Director, U.S. Governance and Program Oversight, BMO Financial
  • Moderator: LeAnne Bailey Staalenburg, CISSP, CRCM, Senior Vice President, Corporate Security, Capital City Bank

4C: Keeping Up with Technology: Risk Strategies to Keep Community Banks Competitive

(Mid-Size/Large Bank Session is in 5F)

Community Banks: When working with business lines as they create new product offerings, how are you assessing the risk of these new customer-centric technologies? What are the questions you should be asking vendors, especially your core providers? This session, designed for community banks, will outline change management risk mitigation strategies that you can use no matter the circumstance.

  • Mary McLarry, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services Administrator, Southside Bank
  • Moderator: Gerald Gagne, CPA, CISA, Principal, Wolf & Company

4D: Using Customer Complaints as a Means to Identify Emerging Risks

(Repeated from 3E)

We'll explore ideas on how customer complaint data can be used as a leading indicator of emerging risks.

  • Nick Walser, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Moderator/Speaker: Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Camden National Corporation

4E: Measuring, Monitoring and Controlling for Cyber Risk

(Repeated from 3F)

This advanced-level session will provide ideas for improving the cyber risk management process. Bank practitioners will discuss the governance and metrics they use to monitor, report, escalate, and manage cyber risk. Don't miss this opportunity to benchmark your program against industry leading practices and trends.

  • Joyce A. Flinn, Information Security and Disaster Recovery Officer, First United Bank and Trust
  • Matthew T. Growden, CISSP, CCBSO, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, First United Bank and Trust

     

  • Evan Sekeris, Partner, Oliver Wyman

     

  • Moderator: Jane Yao, Senior Vice President, Benchmarking and Surveys, American Bankers Association

     

4F: Product Risk Assessment Process

(Single Session)

From emerging new products to current product offerings — how are you assessing their risk based on current environmental and organizational factors.

  • Christopher T. Spellman, CRCM, Senior Vice President and Corporate Compliance Director, Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
  • Ann Marie Tarantino, CRCM, CRP, AMLP, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, Esquire Bank, N.A.

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

SEATED LUNCHEON

Featuring a Regulatory Roundtable

Immediately following lunch, we will once again host our annual regulatory roundtable featuring senior regulators from the Federal Reserve, FDIC and OCC. We'll hear 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.

  • Doreen Eberley, Director, Division of Risk Management Supervision, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Kevin L. Moore, Senior Vice President, Supervision and Risk Management Division, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • Robert "Bob" Phelps, Deputy Comptroller for Supervision Risk Management, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC); Chair, OCC National Risk Committee
  • Moderator: Robert "Rob" Strand, Senior Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Economic Policy and Research, American Bankers Association

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

DESSERT IN THE MARKETPLACE

 

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 5 (Six Options)

5A: Roles and Responsibilities of the Third Line of Defense from the Auditor's Point of View

(Repeated in 6A)

We'll explore the three lines of defense with a special focus on leveraging between the 2nd and 3rd lines to develop a cohesive, coordinated strategy with the 2nd line. We'll provide solutions to challenges in executing a risk based internal audit program, including identifying risk appetite, risk tolerance and scoring techniques for risk-based auditing.

  • Maria E. Mayshura, Senior Vice President, Internal Audit and Risk Officer, First Bank
  • Christian Trudell, CPA, Deputy General Auditor, Risk Review Group, KeyBank
  • Moderator: Yolanda P. "Landy" Dutton, CIA, Vice President and Internal Auditor, Summit Bank NA

5B: Governance and Validation for Machine Learning Models

(Single Session - Mid-Size/Large Banks)

Machine learning models has emerged as the latest challenge for banks. This session will explore what machine learning models are, how to validate, document and monitor model performance.

  • Michael O'Malley, Director of Model Validation, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.
  • Holly A. Ray, MS, CFE, CAMS, Senior Manager, U.S. Advisory, Financial Services, Ernst & Young, LLP
  • Moderator/Speaker: Shannon Kelly, Director of Model Risk, Zions Bank

5C: Cyber Risk: Litigation and Insurance Issues

(Repeated in 7A)

Most banks believe they have good cyber insurance, but with the frequency of cyber-attacks, there have been some instances where insurance companies have "reinterpreted" policy language to deny or significantly restrict the claim. The 2018 FFIEC cyber insurance guidance coupled with recent events have regulators asking very specific questions about cyber insurance policies and limits. This session brings together top experts who will provide you with an action plan to mitigate your risk going forward.

  • Allison J. Bender, Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Ryan Griffin, Senior Vice President, Cyber/E&O Practice, JLT Specialty USA
  • Moderator/Speaker: Paul Benda, Senior Vice President, Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association

5D: Top Regulatory Risks for Risk Officers

(Repeated in 6D)

This session is designed to be the highlight reel for risk officers who are not managing compliance on a day to day basis. We'll cover some new/emerging compliance risks to get on your radar screen so that when you return home, you'll be armed with the right questions for your compliance officer.

  • Rick Freer, Senior Director, Exam and Compliance Program, ABA Center for Regulatory Compliance, American Bankers Association
  • Moderator: Justin Z.N. Bridges, Risk Manager, Enterprise and Operational Risk Management Services, Capital One Bank
5E: Are You Ready for CECL?

(Repeated in 7F)

Do you have questions about CECL? Are you curious where other banks are at in their implementation? With the effective date for CECL fast approaching, this session is designed to help you benchmark your own progress and identify areas of concern in implementing CECL.

  • Michael Gullette, Senior Vice President, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
  • Chad Kellar, CPA, Partner, Crowe LLP
  • Moderator: Joshua Stein, Vice President, Accounting and Financial Management, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association          
5F: Keeping Up with Technology: Risk Strategies for Mid-Size/Large Banks

(Single Session - Community Bank Session in 4C)

Mid-Size/Large Banks: When working with business lines as they create new product offerings, how are you assessing the risk of these new customer-centric technologies? What are the questions you should be asking vendors, especially your core providers? This session, designed for community banks, will outline change management risk mitigation strategies that you can use no matter the circumstance.

  • Gerald Gagne, CPA, CISA, Principal, Wolf & Company
  • Steven Wildemuth, Managing Director, Commercial Product Development, MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
  • Moderator: MaryAnn DiPinto, Director, Operational Risk Management, MUFG Union Bank, N.A.

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 6 (Six Options)

6A: Roles and Responsibilities of the Third Line of Defense from the Auditor's Point of View

(Repeated from 5A)

We'll explore the three lines of defense with a special focus on leveraging between the 2nd and 3rd lines to develop cohesive, coordinated strategy with the 2nd line. We'll provide solutions to challenges in executing a risk based internal audit program, including identifying risk appetite, risk tolerance and scoring techniques for risk-based auditing.

6B: Physical Security: Mitigating the Risks of the Innovative Branch

(Repeated in 7B)

There are many new ways banks are interacting with their customers in their brick and mortar locations. We'll walk through the latest new branch models and how to mitigate potential physical security risks.

  • Michael J. Bacon, CPP, CISSP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Managing Partner, Rezolvrizk
  • Moderator: Heather Wyson-Constantine, Vice President, Risk Management, Payments and Cyber Policy, Office of the Chief Economist, American Bankers Association
6C: Solving Key CECL Modeling Challenges

(Single Session)

This session, for all size banks, will provide solutions to the most pressing challenges for CECL models. We'll also walk through governance for model overlays and validation of economic forecasts for CECL. You will walk away ready to tackle CECL modeling to meet regulatory expectations.

  • Shannon Kelly, Director, Model Risk, Zions Bank
  • Christopher Torley, Principal, Mortgage Data Integrity
  • Moderator/Speaker: John Lankenau, Senior Vice President, Product and Operations, Primatics Financial

6D: Top Regulatory Risks for Risk Officers

(Repeated from 5D)

This session is designed to be the highlight reel for risk officers who are not managing compliance on a day to day basis. We'll cover some new/emerging compliance risks to get on your radar screen so that when you return home, you'll be armed with the right questions for your compliance officer.

  • Rick Freer, Senior Director, Exam and Compliance Program, ABA Center for Regulatory Compliance, American Bankers Association
6E: Risk Management Strategies for Lending >

 

(Repeated in 7E)

(Repeated in 7E)

What are the current risk management trends for your loan portfolio? What are the metrics for measuring lending risk and what are the current market trends that may impact your risk appetite? Join us as we discuss current risk management for lending.

  • Giulio Camerini, CRC, Senior Manager, Crowe LLP
  • William L. Perotti, Group Executive Vice President, Frost Bank
  • Moderator: Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Camden National Corporation

6F: What Do You Need to Know About the Financial Services Cyber Profile?

(Single Session)

The newly-launched Financial Services Cyber Profile, tailored to the size and scope of your bank, helps you measure the potential effects of a cyber event. By using a questionnaire to identify your specific risk and complexity, the assessment offers each institution a focused, customized cybersecurity plan that conserves resources and employee time. Join us as we walk through the features of the tool and how it integrates widely-used standards and supervisory expectations.

  • Barth Bailey, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Joyce A. Flinn, Information Security and Disaster Recovery Officer, First United Bank and Trust
  • Moderator: Denyette DePierro, Vice President and Senior Counsel, Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

Tuesday, Apr 9 2019

7:00 am – 11:00 am

REGISTRATION OPEN

7:00 am – 8:00 am

POWER HOUR BREAKFAST SESSION

Top corporate partners provide solutions in these value-add sessions.

Power Hour Breakfast #1 - Not One and Done: Making the Case for Continuous Cyber Monitoring for Third-Party Cyber Risk

- Sponsored by Ncontracts

With third-party and cyber risk, the FFIEC CAT, vendor due diligence and contract management can help you prepare but ultimately can't prevent your bank from being compromised by a cyber breach. This presentation will explore cyber continuous monitoring and the other resources available to effectively mitigate cyber risk.

  • Michael Berman, Chief Executive Officer, Ncontracts

Power Hour Breakfast

#2 - CERP Information Session

Looking to validate your risk expertise? Join some of our Advisory Board members over continental breakfast and learn how you can obtain the prestigious Certified Enterprise Risk Professional (CERP) certification—the industry's foremost risk designation.

8:15 am – 9:15 am

GENERAL SESSION

The Cyber Threat Landscape

  • Alex Hamerstone, QSA, CISSP, Practice Lead, GRC, TrustedSec

9:15 am – 10:15 am

REFRESHMENT BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE

10:15 am - 11:30 am

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 7 (Six Options)

7A: Cyber Risk: Litigation and Insurance Issues (Of Special Interest to Community and Mid-Size Banks)

(Repeated from 5C)

Most banks believe they have good cyber insurance, but with the frequency of cyber-attacks, there have been some instances where insurance companies have "reinterpreted" policy language to deny or significantly restrict the claim. The 2018 FFIEC cyber insurance guidance coupled with recent events have regulators asking very specific questions about cyber insurance policies and limits. This session brings together top experts who will provide you with an action plan to mitigate your risk going forward.

  • Allison J. Bender, Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich &Rosati
  • Ryan Griffin, Senior Vice President, Cyber/E&O Practice, JLT Specialty USA
  • Moderator/Speaker: Paul Benda, Senior Vice President, Payments and Cybersecurity, American Bankers Association
7B: Physical Security: Mitigating the Risks of the Innovative Branch

(Repeated from 6B)

There are many new ways banks are interacting with their customers in their brick and mortar locations. We'll walk through the latest new branch models and how to mitigate potential physical security risks.

  • Michael J. Bacon, CPP, CISSP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Managing Partner, Rezolvrizk
  • Moderator:Heather Wyson-Constantine, Vice President, Risk Management, Payments and Cyber Policy, Office of the Chief Economist, American Bankers Association

7C: Model Validation and Beyond for Community Banks (Under $10B)

(Single Session)

Community bankers — this is your one-stop-model-validation session! We'll walk through managing an external model validation, effective challenge beyond the validation and ongoing model monitoring, including bank-tests, benchmarks, scenario tests and more.

  • Timothy E. Doyle, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Peapack-Gladstone Bank
  • Christopher Torley, Principal, Mortgage Data Integrity
  • Moderator:Salvatore Zerilli, CPA, Managing Director, The Mercadien Group
7D: Capital Planning and Stress Testing for Large Banks Post 2155 Rescission

(Single Session - Mid-Size Bank Capital Planning Session is in 3D)

How are banks over $100B managing capital planning post 2155 rescission? This session will take a holistic view of capital planning for large-size banks and provide ideas on managing capital planning in this new era.

  • Harish A. Holla, Regulatory Affairs and Capital Adequacy Division, M&T Bank
  • Mircea Pigli, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Risk Analytics Director, Fifth Third Bank

     

  • Moderator: Hugh Carney, Vice President, Capital Policy, Office of Regulatory Policy, American Bankers Association

7E: Risk Management Strategies for Lending

(Repeated from 6E)

What are the current risk management trends for your loan portfolio? What are the metrics for measuring lending risk and what are the current market trends that may impact your risk appetite? Join us as we discuss current risk management strategies for lending.

  • Giulio Camerini, CRC, Senior Manager, Crowe LLP
  • William L. Perotti, Group Executive Vice President, Frost Bank
  • Moderator: Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, Camden National Corporation
7F: Are You Ready for CECL?

(Repeated from 5E)

Do you have questions about CECL? Are you curious where other banks are at in their implementation? With the effective date for CECL fast approaching, this session is designed to help you benchmark your own progress and identify areas of concern in implementing CECL.

  • Michael Gullette, Senior Vice President, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
  • Chad Kellar, CPA, Partner, Crowe, LLP
  • Moderator: Joshua Stein, Vice President, Accounting and Financial Management, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

CLOSING GENERAL SESSION

Machine Learning and AI: Risk Considerations for Now and the Future

Join us as our experts explore the bounds of AI/machine learning as it applies to risk management. Is there a limit to what we can do as technology continues to advance? When will the human decision-making capability be essential? What do small and large banks alike need to plan for and consider now—for the future? This will be one of the most critical sessions of the conference.

  • Gene Ludwig, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Promontory Financial Group
  • Gary M. Shiffman, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Giant Oak, Inc.

12:45 pm

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