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2020 Program

  • Tues, Mar 24

  • Wed, Mar 25

  • Thu, Mar 26

  • Fri, Mar 27

Tues, Mar 24

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

MODEL RISK MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP FOR BANK RISK MANAGERS

This separately priced workshop will add significant value to your overall conference experience.

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

EARLY CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN

Wed, Mar 25

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN

7:30 AM – 8:30 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.

Power Breakfast Session 1: Getting the Most Out of Integrated Risk Management

As banks continue to evolve their risk management and compliance programs, more and more at every asset size are incorporating technology and data services to help develop more mature programs, support program scale, and create lasting business value. However, too often these initiatives fail to achieve the business benefits envisioned when they were first proposed. In this information packed session, our team of deep subject matter experts will talk about leading practices in two key areas, GRC technology and regulatory data feeds, to significantly strengthen the bank's risk and compliance programs. Topics include: how to know when your institution is ready for risk and compliance automation; defining and documenting requirements for a proposed GRC solution and what success looks like; leading practices in GRC implementations and ongoing usage; what should be expected in a comprehensive regulatory data feed and how it can strengthen a CMS program; how to effectively integrate and utilize regulatory data feed information.

  • Peter Dugas, Managing Principal
  • Eric Holmquist, Managing Principal
  • Allan Cuttle, Principal Consultant

Sponsored by CAPCO

9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

LEARNING LABS - Series 1 (Six Options)

Learning Labs combine expert speaker presentations and interactive discussions.

Learning Lab 1A: Building a Data Governance Risk Framework: Where to Begin
(Single Session)

(Advanced level data governance session can be found in Learning Lab 2A)

This session is a soup to nuts overview on how to stand up a data governance program in your institution. Included in this discussion is a standardization of language definitions (data modeling, data quality, data warehousing, etc.). We’ll also discuss growing into data analysis and reporting.

  • Moderator/Speaker: LeAnne B. Staalenburg, CISSP CRCM, Senior Vice President, Corporate Security and Risk, Capital City Bank
  • Christopher Sifter, PMP, Principal, Crowe LLP
  • Jeremy Wishall, Vice President, Audit Leader - Credit and Fraud Risk Management, American Express

Learning Lab 1B: “Recession Proofing” Your Organization Through an Effective Governance and Control Environment-Mid-Size/Large Bank

(Community Bank Session in Learning Lab 2B)

This session will provide options for assessing risk for cycle changes to help you identify holes in your risk armor. We’ll also explore the use of stress testing for guidance of recession risk especially in terms of the impact of negative interest rates and yield curve impact.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Tally Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Director of Market Risk Management, Bank of Oklahoma a division of BOKF NA
  • Patrick McDermott, Director, Operational Risk Governance, MUFG Union Bank
  • Dev Strischek, Principal, Devon Risk Advisory Group, LLC

Learning Lab 1C: Updating Your Risk Governance Framework for Efficiency and Effectiveness
-Community Banks

(Mid-Size/Large Banks Session is in Learning Lab 2C)

This is not a 101 session! We are assuming in this session you have a risk governance framework in place. This session is for you to benchmark what you are doing against current leading practices. You will walk away with a checklist of upgrades suited for your asset size.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Camden National Bank
  • Jennifer F. Burke, Partner, Crowe LLP
  • Candice (Candi) Rickard), Retired - Executive Vice President and CRO, Old National Bank

Learning Lab 1D: Preparing for and Meeting the Demands of a Cyber Crisis
(Repeated in Learning Lab 2D)

This session will take you beyond response to identifying and mitigating cyber risks before they occur.

  • Moderator: Denyette DePierro, Vice President, Cybersecurity Policy, American Bankers Association
  • Joyce A. Flinn, Vice President, Information Security and Disaster Recovery Officer, First United Bank & Trust
  • Dirce E. Hernandez, Compliance Risk Manager Lead, Enterprise Risk Compliance, IT/CyberSecurity Compliance, Enterprise Risk and Compliance, USAA
  • Eugene Shpilsky, Information Security Officer, Americas Risk Management, Mizuho Americas

Learning Lab 1E: Preparing for and Meeting the Demands of a Fast-Moving Emergency
(Repeated in Learning Lab 2E)

From coronavirus to trade wars to cyber events to extreme weather events – the world is experiencing a significant number of fast-moving emergencies and bankers no longer can rely on traditional risk assessment and mitigation strategies. Our experts will discuss how to assess these new risks for your portfolio, how to create a nimble infrastructure to proactively manage new risks and how to enhance your current mitigation and remediation plans. Come prepared to hear and share ideas..

  • Moderator: David “Dave” J. Sharp, CERP, Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Pacific Western Bank
  • Andy Lapierre, CBCP, ARMP, Senior Vice President, Business Continuity Services, Frost Bank
  • Alice Ong, Vice President, Business Continuity Manager, Pacific Western Bank
  • Maurice “Mickie” Williams, Executive Director, Business Continuation, Enterprise Security Group, Enterprise Operations Support, USAA

Learning Lab 1F: A Risk Roadmap for New Technology
(Repeated in Learning Lab 2F)

When it is time to update operational technology in the bank - what is your risk roadmap for onboarding new internal technology? How are you evaluating the risk with third- and fourth-party vendors? Join us as we take a look at the new key risks for onboarding new technologies and systems. This is not a session about onboard new FinTech products – this is a session outlining the full range of risk throughout the different phases of onboarding new systems and technology.

  • Moderator: Jacqueline “Jackie” B. Charron, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Risk Oversight, PeoplesBank
  • Ritesh Chadha, Senior Vice President - Enterprise Risk and Controls, Dime, Community Bank, Westbury, New York
  • Troy Damboise, Senior Vice President, Chief Operational Risk Officer, Liberty Bank
  • Salvatore (Sal) Zerilli, CPA, Managing Director, The Mercadien Group

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM

TRAVEL TO NEXT SESSION

10:45 AM – 12:15 AM

LEARNING LABS – Series 2 (Six Options)

Learning Labs combine expert speaker presentations and interactive discussions.

Learning Lab 2A: You’ve Got a Data Governance Risk Framework – It Working?
(Single Session)

(If you are in the early phases of building your data governance risk framework, you should attend Learning Lab 1A)

This session will help you benchmark your current data governance risk framework against industry practices and regulatory guidance. Expect discussions on understanding and overcoming common roadblocks, regulatory expectations, leveraging your data governance program and new innovations in data.

  • Moderator/Speaker: LeAnne B. Staalenburg, CISSP CRCM, Senior Vice President, Corporate Security and Risk, Capital City Bank
  • Christopher Sifter, PMP, Principal, Crowe LLP
  • Jeremy Wishall, Vice President, Audit Leader - Credit and Fraud Risk Management, American Express

Learning Lab 2B: “Recession Proofing” Your Organization Through an Effective Governance and Control Environment – Community Banks
(Mid-Size/Large Bank Session is in Learning Lab 1B)

This session will provide options for assessing risk for cycle changes to help you identify holes in your risk armor.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Tally Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Director of Market Risk Management, Bank of Oklahoma a division of BOKF NA
  • Patrick McDermott, Director, Operational Risk Governance, MUFG Union Bank
  • Dev Strischek, Principal, Devon Risk Advisory Group, LLC

Learning Lab 2C: Updating Your Risk Governance Framework for Efficiency and Effectiveness
-Mid-Size/Large Banks

(Community Banks Session Found in Learning Lab 1C)

This is not a 101 session! We are assuming in this session you have a risk governance framework in place. This session is for you to benchmark what you are doing against current leading practices. You will walk away with a checklist of upgrades suited for your asset size.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Anthony Donatelli, Executive Vice President and Director of Capital Planning and Stress Testing, New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Jennifer F. Burke, Partner, Crowe LLP
  • Candice (Candi) Rickard), Retired - Executive Vice President and CRO, Old National Bank
  • Kathy Pionke, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Silicon Valley Bank

Learning Lab 2D: Preparing for and Meeting the Demands of a Cyber Crisis
(Repeated from Learning Lab 1D)

This session will take you beyond response to identifying and mitigating cyber risks before they occur.

  • Moderator: Denyette DePierro, Vice President, Cybersecurity Policy, American Bankers Association
  • Joyce A. Flinn, Vice President, Information Security and Disaster Recovery Officer, First United Bank & Trust
  • Dirce E. Hernandez, Compliance Risk Manager Lead, Enterprise Risk Compliance, IT/CyberSecurity Compliance, Enterprise Risk and Compliance, USAA
  • Eugene Shpilsky, Information Security Officer, Americas Risk Management, Mizuho Americas

Learning Lab 2E: Preparing for and Meeting the Demands of a Fast-Moving Emergency
(Repeated from Learning Lab 1E)

From coronavirus to trade wars to cyber events to extreme weather events – the world is experiencing a significant number of fast-moving emergencies and bankers no longer can rely on traditional risk assessment and mitigation strategies. Our experts will discuss how to assess these new risks for your portfolio, how to create a nimble infrastructure to proactively manage new risks and how to enhance your current mitigation and remediation plans. Come prepared to hear and share ideas.

  • Moderator: David “Dave” J. Sharp, CERP, Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Pacific Western Bank
  • Andy Lapierre, CBCP, ARMP, Senior Vice President, Business Continuity Services, Frost Bank
  • Alice Ong, Vice President, Business Continuity Manager, Pacific Western Bank
  • Maurice “Mickie” Williams, Executive Director, Business Continuation, Enterprise Security Group, Enterprise Operations Support, USAA

Learning Lab 2F: A Risk Roadmap for New Technology
(Repeated from Learning Lab 1F)

When it is time to update operational technology in the bank - what is your risk roadmap for onboarding new internal technology? How are you evaluating the risk with third- and fourth-party vendors? Join us as we take a look at the new key risks for onboarding new technologies and systems. This is not a session about onboard new FinTech products – this is a session outlining the full range of risk throughout the different phases of onboarding new systems and technology.

  • Moderator: Jacqueline “Jackie” B. Charron, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Risk Oversight, PeoplesBank
  • Ritesh Chadha, Senior Vice President - Enterprise Risk and Controls, Dime, Community Bank, Westbury, New York
  • Troy Damboise, Senior Vice President, Chief Operational Risk Officer, Liberty Bank
  • Salvatore (Sal) Zerilli, CPA, Managing Director, The Mercadien Group

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

RISK INNOVATIONS 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!

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm

TRAVEL TO NEXT SESSION

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 1 (Six Options)

Concurrent Session 1A: Emerging Risks and Fraud Exposures in Payments
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 2A)

In this session we will explore the emerging trends and risk exposures around payments, such as new technologies and how they impact payment channels; industry and regulatory pressure for faster payment settlement; fraud exposures and more.

  • Moderator: MaryAnn DiPinto, CIA, CRP, Vice President, Operational Risk Management, MUFG Union Bank NA
  • Stephen Kenneally, Senior Vice President, Payments, American Bankers Association
  • Lee Kyriacou, Vice President, Real Time Payments, The Clearing House
  • Michelle Lewis, Vice President, Governance, Risk Operations, Payments and Risk Products, Early Warning

Concurrent Session 1B: Product and Service Delivery Risk
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 2B)

As a top operational risk focus, banks of all sizes are focused on assessing the effectiveness of their internal controls and end-to-end processes for product and service delivery risk. Why? The cost of getting it wrong is too high and can result in poor customer experience and even reputational risk. Join us for an in-depth discussion on the approach for product and service delivery risk management including what you should be assessing, the controls that you can put into place, as well as leading practices in monitoring and testing.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Jennifer L. Gemma, Director, US Governance and Program Oversight, BMO Financial Corporation
  • Daniel Patton, Senior Vice President, CFE, Product and Service Delivery Risk Management, US Bank
  • Christy Bixler, Financial Services Risk Management, Manager, Ernst and Young
  • LeAnne B. Staalenburg, CISSP CRCM, Senior Vice President, Corporate Security and Risk, Capital City Bank

Concurrent Session 1C: CECL 2020: The Battle Scars of Implementation (So Far!)
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 2C)

CECL became effective on January 1 for larger banks. How is CECL implementation going? What are bankers finding in modeling? Validation? Governance? And what is happening with regards to examiner and auditor expectations? Our experts will outline everything you need to know about CECL – and more.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Michael Gullette, Senior Vice President, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
  • Joseph Schneider, Director Model Development, TCF Bank
  • Mandi Simpson, Partner, Crowe LLP
  • Christen Taber, ACL & Acquired Loan Analytics Manager, Truist Bank

Concurrent Session 1D: Conduct Risk Governance
(Single Session)

Regulatory scrutiny and expectations continue to be heightened related to Conduct Risk. In this session, we will discuss approaches to evaluating your bank’s risk culture as well as factors to consider throughout the risk management lifecycle to address Conduct Risk in your product and service offerings.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Cara Williams, CERP, CRCM, CCEP-I, Senior Vice President, Control Executive - Stakeholder Relations, Wells Fargo
  • Peter Dugas, Managing Principal, Capco
  • Aprille M. Savarese, Director – Senior Vice President: Conduct, Security and Financial Crimes Risk Management, Zions Bancorporation
  • Jo Ann Stall, CRCM, Chief Compliance Officer, BOK Financial

Concurrent Session 1E: 3rd Line of Defense: An Effective Audit Function
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 3D)

From audit quality, scoping and planning to roles and responsibilities, those with audit responsibilities or oversight over the third line will benefit from this session which will outline current exam issues and how to mitigate them.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Bill Tucker, CIA, CERP, CRCM, CAFP, Audit Director – Corporate Governance, Citibank Internal Audit, Citibank
  • Christine M. Bidzilya, CIA, Senior Vice President and Internal Audit Director, Republic Bank
  • Jeff Harjo, Managing Director, BKD CPAs & Advisors

Concurrent Session 1F: M&A Due Diligence, Risk Assessment and Regulatory Relations: Ensuring You've Covered the Risks Prior to Signing the Deal
(Single Session)

This session will help you identify and mitigate the due diligence and regulatory risks surrounding a merger, especially prior to finalizing the deal.

  • Moderator/Speaker: David “Dave” J. Sharp, CERP, Senior Vice President, Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Pacific Western Bank
  • Stan Ivie, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Pacific Western Bank

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM

TRAVEL TO NEXT SESSION

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 2 (Six Options)

Concurrent Session 2A: Emerging Risks and Fraud Exposures in Payments
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 1A)

In this session we will explore the emerging trends and risk exposures around payments, such as new technologies and how they impact payment channels; industry and regulatory pressure for faster payment settlement; fraud exposures and more.

  • Moderator: MaryAnn DiPinto, CIA, CRP, Vice President, Operational Risk Management, MUFG Union Bank NA
  • Stephen Kenneally, Senior Vice President, Payments, American Bankers Association
  • Lee Kyriacou, Vice President, Real Time Payments, The Clearing House
  • Michelle Lewis, Vice President, Governance, Risk Operations, Payments and Risk Products, Early Warning

Concurrent Session 2B: Product and Service Delivery Risk
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 1B)

As a top operational risk focus, banks of all sizes are focused on assessing the effectiveness of their internal controls and end-to-end processes for product and service delivery risk. Why? The cost of getting it wrong is too high and can result in poor customer experience and even reputational risk. Join us for an in-depth discussion on the approach for product and service delivery risk management including what you should be assessing, the controls that you can put into place, as well as leading practices in monitoring and testing.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Jennifer L. Gemma, Director, US Governance and Program Oversight, BMO Financial Corporation
  • Daniel Patton, Senior Vice President, CFE, Product and Service Delivery Risk, ORM, US Bank
  • Christy Bixler, Financial Services Risk Management, Manager, Ernst and Young
  • LeAnne B. Staalenburg, CISSP CRCM, Senior Vice President, Corporate Security and Risk, Capital City Bank

Concurrent Session 2C: CECL 2020: The Battle Scars of Implementation (So Far!)
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 1C)

CECL became effective on January 1 for larger banks. How is CECL implementation going? What are bankers finding in modeling? Validation? Governance? And what is happening with regards to examiner and auditor expectations? Our experts will outline everything you need to know about CECL – and more.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Michael Gullette, Senior Vice President, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
  • Joseph Schneider, Director Model Development, TCF Bank
  • Mandi Simpson, Partner, Crowe LLP
  • Christen Taber, ACL & Acquired Loan Analytics Manager, Truist Bank

Concurrent Session 2D: What You Need to Know about AI and Machine Learning: Trends and Use Cases
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 4B)

While banks of all sizes are in different places regarding AI and Machine Learning – this session applies to all banks. We’ll walk through the latest innovations and trends. We’ll discuss use cases and regulatory agency focus.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Mircea Pigli, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Risk Analytics Director, Fifth Third Bank
  • Mike Hepinstall, Partner, Oliver Wyman
  • Rick Hamilton, CAMS, Senior Vice President, Anti-Money Laundering Quantitative Modeling and Analytics, PNC Bank

Concurrent Session 2E: Regulatory Change Management
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 3E)

What is your process for getting in alignment with supervisory expectations, especially when you are supervised by multiple agencies? What is your process to stay “plugged in” to the ever-changing regulatory world? We’ll provide a framework for keeping up with regulatory changes and how to manage these changes across the enterprise.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Christopher T. Spellman, CRCM, Senior Vice President and Corporate Compliance Director, Heartland Financial
  • Timothy M. Gauntner, Senior Vice President and Senior Compliance Officer- Mortgage, KeyBank

Concurrent Session 2F: Liquidity Risk During a Downturn - Mid-Size/Large Bank
(Community Bank Session found in Concurrent Session 3F)

While current economic indicators remain positive, we are fans of being proactive on risk! Join us as we talk about potential liquidity scenarios and what you can do to mitigate the risks.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Robert Strand, Senior Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Economic Policy & Research, American Bankers Association
  • Michael R. Guglielmo, Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM

TRAVEL TO NEXT SESSION

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

GENERAL SESSION

Keynote Address

Assuming the role as the OCC’s Deputy Comptroller for Operational Risk in November 2019, Kevin Greenfield oversees development of policy and examination procedures addressing operational risk, bank information technology, cybersecurity, critical infrastructure resilience, payments systems, and corporate and risk governance. We are delighted to have him address our conference.

  • Featuring: Kevin Greenfield, Deputy Comptroller for Operational Risk, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

5:15 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.

Thu, Mar 26

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 a.m. for delegates attending these sessions.

Power Breakfast Session 1: Privacy & Data Breaches: Untangling the Web of State & Federal Laws

This session will help you make sense of various state and federal data privacy and breach notification rules, sharing leading practices for ensuring compliance. You’ll take away: an overview of privacy/data security laws, including Regulation P, GDPR, and state laws (including California and New York); State statutes for notice of breach provisions & how they align or conflict with federal guidelines; leading practices for managing requirements in multiple jurisdictions; and the role of third-party vendors in privacy and breach notification.

  • Michael Berman, Founder and CEO, Ncontracts

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM

GENERAL SESSION

Adaptive Strategies in Changing Times: The Intersection of Economic Forecasting with the Risk Management Framework

Join us for a two-part session on the intersection of economic forecasting with risk management framework. First, we will hear from the Chief Economist at Bank of the West, Scott Anderson, who will give us an update on the economy, especially as it impacts risk. Second, we will bring up a panel which will include Scott to discuss how to incorporate economic “inputs” into your overall risk analysis and risk framework. Of special concern will be the specific economic impacts to liquidity, credit and interest rate risks.

  • Moderator: Ryan Rasske, CRCM, CAFP, CERP, Senior Vice President, Risk and Compliance, American Bankers Association

Keynote Speaker:

  • Scott Anderson, Executive Vice President, Chief Economist, Bank of the West

Panel:

  • Scott Anderson, Executive Vice President, Chief Economist, Bank of the West
  • Joanne T. Campbell, CRCM, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Camden National Bank
  • Anthony Donatelli, Executive Vice President and Director of Capital Planning and Stress Testing, New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Marc Maun, Executive Vice President/Chief Credit Officer, BOK Financial

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

REFRESHMENT BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 3 (Six Options)

Concurrent Session 3A: Replacing LIBOR (SOFR)
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 4A)

  • Moderator/Speaker: Tally Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Director of Market Risk Management, Bank of Oklahoma a division of BOKF NA
  • Ethan Heisler, Senior Director, Financial Institutions, Kroll Bond Rating Agency
  • Jeff Kuzbel, Managing Vice President, Treasury/Balance Sheet Management CFO Capital One Financial Corporation

Concurrent Session 3B: Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG): Banking Industries with Reputational Risk and the Impact on Your Risk Program
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 5B)

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are an emerging area of focus across the industry. These considerations are no longer optional, nor just a public relations tactic. A company’s ESG approach is becoming critical to long-term competitive success, impacts strategies, can unlock competitive value, can keep activist investors at bay, and may allow companies to attract and retain top talent. With all of this focus on telling your ESG story, how you do that and the disclosure levels and metrics being used, can have far reaching impacts to your company’s reputation and strategic risk. In this session, we will discuss factors you should be thinking about as your Bank determines its strategy to meet the increasing pressure and demands of the market today.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Cara Williams, CERP, CRCM, CCEP-I, Senior Vice President, Control Executive - Stakeholder Relations, Wells Fargo
  • Michael Gullette, Senior Vice President, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
  • Johannes Palsson, Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, Angel Oak
  • Joseph Pigg, Senior Vice President, Fair and Responsible Banking and Mortgage Finance. American Bankers Association

Concurrent Session 3C: Forward Looking Credit Risk Tools – Mid-Size/Large Banks
(Single Session) (Community Bank Session is in Concurrent Session 4C)

We’ll cover a wide range of concentration risk tools including: the use of alternative data to get early warning indicators of credit risk exposures; rescoring/reevaluating loans and more.

  • Moderator: Anthony Donatelli, Executive Vice President and Director of Capital Planning and Stress Testing, New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Marc Maun, Executive Vice President/Chief Credit Officer, BOK Financial
  • Dev Strischek, Principal, Devon Risk Advisory Group, LLC

Concurrent Session 3D: 3rd Line of Defense: An Effective Audit Function
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 1E)

From audit quality, scoping and planning to roles and responsibilities, those with audit responsibilities or oversight over the third line will benefit from this session which will outline current exam issues and how to mitigate them.

  • Moderator: Bill Tucker, CIA, CERP, CRCM, CAFP, Audit Director – Corporate Governance, Citibank Internal Audit, Citibank
  • Christine M. Bidzilya, CIA, Senior Vice President and Internal Audit Director, Republic Bank
  • Jeff Harjo, Managing Director, BKD CPAs & Advisors

Concurrent Session 3E: Regulatory Change Management
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 2E)

What is your process for getting in alignment with supervisory expectations, especially when you are supervised by multiple agencies? What is your process to stay “plugged in” to the ever-changing regulatory world? We’ll provide a framework for keeping up with regulatory changes and how to manage these changes across the enterprise.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Christopher T. Spellman, CRCM, Senior Vice President and Corporate Compliance Director, Heartland Financial
  • Timothy M. Gauntner, Senior Vice President and Senior Compliance Officer- Mortgage, KeyBank

Concurrent Session 3F: Liquidity Risk during a Downturn - Community Banks
(Mid-Size/Large Bank Session Found in Concurrent Session 2F)

While current economic indicators remain positive, we are fans of being proactive on risk! Join us as we talk about potential liquidity scenarios and what you can do to mitigate the risks.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Robert Strand, Senior Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Economic Policy & Research, American Bankers Association
  • Laura Beth Butler, CPA, CGMA, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Secretary, First Citizens National Bank
  • Michael R. Guglielmo, Managing Director, Darling Consulting Group

11:30 PM – 1:15 PM

SEATED LUNCHEON WITH SPEAKER

  • Featuring: Eugene Ludwig, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Promontory Financial Group, An IBM Company

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM

DESSERT IN THE MARKETPLACE

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

GENERAL SESSION

Supervisory Regulatory Roundtable

Expect a lively conversation on risk-related supervisory concerns and hot-button risk issues. This is a must-see for all risk officers.

  • Moderator: Hugh Carney, Senior Vice President, Prudential Regulation and Asset Management, American Bankers Association
  • William Haas, Deputy Comptroller for Midsize Bank Supervision, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Ryan D. Sheller, Chief, Exam Support Section, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

TRAVEL TO NEXT SESSION

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 4 (Six Options)

Concurrent Session 4A: Replacing LIBOR (SOFR)
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 3A)

  • Moderator/Speaker: Tally Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Director of Market Risk Management, Bank of Oklahoma a division of BOKF NA
  • Ethan Heisler, Senior Director, Financial Institutions, Kroll Bond Rating Agency
  • Jeff Kuzbel, Managing Vice President, Treasury/Balance Sheet Management CFO Capital One Financial Corporation

Concurrent Session 4B: What You Need to Know about AI and Machine Learning: Trends and Use Cases
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 2D)

While banks of all sizes are in different places regarding AI and Machine Learning – this session applies to all banks. We’ll walk through the latest innovations and trends. We’ll discuss use cases and regulatory agency focus.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Mircea Pigli, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Risk Analytics Director, Fifth Third Bank
  • Mike Hepinstall, Partner, Oliver Wyman
  • Rick Hamilton, CAMS, Senior Vice President, Anti-Money Laundering Quantitative Modeling and Analytics, PNC Bank

Concurrent Session 4C: Forward Looking Credit Risk Tools – Community Banks
(Mid-Size/Large Bank Session is in Concurrent Session 3C)

We’ll cover a wide range of concentration risk tools including: the use of alternative data to get early warning indicators of credit risk exposures; rescoring/reevaluating loans and more.

  • Moderator: Ann Marie Tarantino CRCM, CRP, AMLP | SVP & Chief Compliance Officer, Esquire Bank
  • Dev Strischek, Principal, Devon Risk Advisory Group, LLC
  • Marc Maun, Executive Vice President/Chief Credit Officer, BOK Financial

Concurrent Session 4D: A Case Study on Interest Rate Scenarios
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 5C)

Bankers entered 2019 confident that interest rates would rise. Twelve months later, the Fed had cut rates three times, undermining bank net interest margins. In this session for all size banks, seasoned A/LM bankers will consider the outlook and approaches for managing a range of rate risk scenarios to prepare for their impact on economic and business scenarios.

  • Moderator: Robert Strand, Senior Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Economic Policy & Research, American Bankers Association
  • Laura Beth Butler, CPA, CGMA, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, First Citizens National Bank
  • Adam Goethe, Managing Director, Treasury Capital Markets, Charles Schwab
  • Steve Scott, Senior Vice President, Head of Interest Rate Risk, U.S. Bancorp

Concurrent Session 4E: Cyber Risk Case Study: Email Spoofing Attack
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 5D)

What happens when you learn that your bank’s email was spoofed, with 1000s of spoofed emails sent around the globe under your bank’s name? What if that leads you to being blacklisted by a global email provider and quarterly statements go out in 10 days? How do you interact with your customers when more than 50% have opted in to paperless communication? In this case study, we’ll take a look at a spoofing attack from the inside. We will review the warning signs, risks and implications, response and recovery, the role of DMARC and domain security, what you can do to resolve and fix a spoofing attack when it’s discovered and finally, what is available to support your email security and spoofing recovery efforts. 

  • Moderator: Denyette DePierro, Vice President, Cybersecurity Policy, American Bankers Association
  • David J. Ackley, Senior Vice President, Director of Information Security & Risk Management, Camden National Bank
  • Craig Schwartz, Managing Director, .BANK Registry
  • Rick Yocum, Senior Security Consultant, TrustedSec

Concurrent Session 4F: Case Study on Strategic Risk: Identifying Warning Signs
(Repeated in Concurrent Session 5E)

  • Moderator/Speaker: Jacqueline “Jackie” B. Charron, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Risk Oversight, PeoplesBank
  • Michael B. Glotz, CEO and Co-Founder, Strategic Risk Associates

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

RECEPTION IN THE MARKETPLACE

Fri, Mar 27

7:00 AM – 10:15 AM

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 a.m. for delegates attending these sessions.

8:15 AM – 9:15 AM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS - Series 5 (Six Options)

Concurrent Session 5A: Validating Your Machine Learning Model: Checking Accuracy to Avoid Data Bias
(Single Session)

Many banks are adopting machine-learning models for a range of applications. However, some recent, high-profile cases have demonstrated that, when such models learn patterns without human intervention, troubling - even illegal - biases can become imbedded. This session will provide insight into what must be done to avoid such serious problems.

  • Moderator: Robert Strand, Senior Economist, Office of Chief Economist, Economic Policy & Research, American Bankers Association
  • Sam Chen, Quantitative Consultant, Darling Consulting Group
  • Chris Kennedy, CFA, Senior Vice President, Deputy Head of Model Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Regions Bank

Concurrent Session 5B: Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG): Impact on your Risk Program
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 3B)

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are an emerging area of focus across the industry. These considerations are no longer optional, nor just a public relations tactic. A company’s ESG approach is becoming critical to long-term competitive success, impacts strategies, can unlock competitive value, can keep activist investors at bay, and may allow companies to attract and retain top talent. With all of this focus on telling your ESG story, how you do that and the disclosure levels and metrics being used, can have far reaching impacts to your company’s reputation and strategic risk. In this session, we will discuss factors you should be thinking about as your Bank determines its strategy to meet the increasing pressure and demands of the market today.

  • Moderator/Speaker: Cara Williams, CERP, CRCM, CCEP-I, Senior Vice President, Control Executive - Stakeholder Relations, Wells Fargo
  • Michael Gullette, Senior Vice President, Tax and Accounting, American Bankers Association
  • Johannes Palsson, Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, Angel Oak
  • Joseph Pigg, Senior Vice President, Fair and Responsible Banking and Mortgage Finance, American Bankers Association

Concurrent Session 5C:  A Case Study on Interest Rate Scenarios
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 4D)

Bankers entered 2019 confident that interest rates would rise. Twelve months later, the Fed had cut rates three times, undermining bank net interest margins. In this session for all size banks, seasoned A/LM bankers will consider the outlook and approaches for managing a range of rate risk scenarios to prepare for their impact on economic and business scenarios.

  • Moderator: Tally Ferguson, Senior Vice President, Director of Market Risk Management, Bank of Oklahoma a division of BOKF NA
  • Laura Beth Butler, CPA, CGMA, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, First Citizens National Bank
  • Adam Goethe, Managing Director, Treasury Capital Markets, Charles Schwab
  • Steve Scott, Senior Vice President, Head of Interest Rate Risk, U.S. Bancorp

Concurrent Session 5D: Cyber Risk Case Study: Email Spoofing Attack
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 4E)

What happens when you learn that your bank’s email was spoofed, with 1000s of spoofed emails sent around the globe under your bank’s name? What if that leads you to being blacklisted by a global email provider and quarterly statements go out in 10 days? How do you interact with your customers when more than 50% have opted in to paperless communication? In this case study, we’ll take a look at a spoofing attack from the inside. We will review the warning signs, risks and implications, response and recovery, the role of DMARC and domain security, what you can do to resolve and fix a spoofing attack when it’s discovered and finally, what is available to support your email security and spoofing recovery efforts.

  • Moderator: Denyette DePierro, Vice President, Cybersecurity Policy, American Bankers Association
  • David J. Ackley, Senior Vice President, Director of Information Security & Risk Management, Camden National Bank
  • Craig Schwartz, Managing Director, .BANK Registry
  • Rick Yocum, Senior Security Consultant, TrustedSec

Concurrent Session 5E: Case Study on Strategic Risk: Identifying Warning Signs
(Repeated from Concurrent Session 4F)

  • Moderator: Jacqueline “Jackie” B. Charron, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer, Risk Oversight, PeoplesBank
  • Michael B. Glotz, CEO and Co-Founder, Strategic Risk Associates

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

FINAL REFRESHMENT BREAK IN THE MARKETPLACE

10:15 AM – 11:30 AM

CLOSING GENERAL SESSION

Technology, Sensorization, and the Digital Economy

  • Robert (Rob) Bauer, Head of Sharing Economy and Mobility Group, Marsh

11:30 AM

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