A lot of excellent information was presented. Great resource material to follow up on. - Associate Vice-President, Financial Services
University of Saskatchewan

Operational Risk Management

October 22 - 23, 2019 · Toronto, Ontario
Day Two Program Agenda: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
8:00 - 9:00        Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:10
Opening Remarks from the Chair
Andrew Richardson, Principal, SImplified Risk Management Inc.
9:10 - 10:10
Mitigating Risks and Maximizing Benefits with Third Party Vendors
  • Overcome challenges related to third-party risks
  • Step-by-step process to oversee your third party relationships
  • Implement and develop a third party risk management model
  • Benefits of continuous monitoring of third parties
  • Key methods every organization needs to know to manage third party risks
10:10 - 10:30        Networking Break
10:30 - 11:30
Engage People by Leveraging Risk Management by Design
Olivier Beaumont, Advisor, Regulatory and Operational Risk Management, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.
  • Create opportunities based on Lean philosophy
  • Involving key stakeholders, the performers
  • Take advantage of synergies to call action
  • Demonstrate how benefits overcome time invested
11:30 - 12:30
Implementing a Strategic Relationship Among the Three Lines of Defense Model
Juan Rodriguez, Senior Manager, Global Operational Risk, Scotiabank
  • Implementing sound governance in a non-regulated environment
  • Step-by-step guide to developing a risk aware culture
  • Overcome challenges in managing transformational change
  • Learn the functions that own and manage risk
  • Discover the importance of independent assurance, above all internal audit
12:30 - 1:30        Luncheon Break
1:30 - 2:30
Build an Effective Key Risk Indicators Roadmap: Mitigate Risk, Establish an Effective Framework & More
  • Learn how to mitigate risk and facilitate risk reporting
  • Understand the importance of KRIs and how they can benefit your business
  • Step-by-step guide to implementing effective KRIs
  • Overcome challenges in establishing an effective KRI framework
  • Identify, assess gaps and improve metrics
2:30 - 3:30
Bridge the Gap and Tackle Financial Crime Using Integrated Risk & Regulatory Compliance
  • Rethink your organizational structure to effectively manage financial crime risk
  • Understand the importance of integration, alignment of risk and compliance functions
  • Techniques, tips and tricks to grapple increasingly sophisticated financial crimes
  • Practical tools to implementing transparency and integrity from financial dealings
  • Learn how to monitor traders, sanctions and watch-lists while managing tight budgets
3:30 - 3:45        Networking Break
3:45 - 4:45
Revamp Your Operational Risk Modeling Methods in an Era of Evolving Cyber Attacks
  • Understand where operational risk meets cyber security
  • Practical tools to help you revamp your operational risk modeling methods to adequately address for the dangers posed by data breaches
  • Safeguard the data needed to fuel a revamped operational risk framework
  • Learn how to implement a new operational risk framework while remaining in compliance at all times
  • Advanced techniques to tackle sophisticated hackers
4:45        End of Day Two



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