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The Centre for Risk Studies is an Academic Partner for The Conference Board's
Global Risk Management Conference:
Navigating Risk in the Global Economy

Date: 9-10 May 2013
Location: New York Marriott Downtown, New York, NY

About the Programme

Are you equipped to navigate risk in a world of uncertain economic, political and ongoing technological change? Is your organiation able to anticipate, be alert and adapt to unexpected events in today's interconnected and fast-moving markets? Managing emerging risks is key to building financial resilience and operational security. Leading experts share latest perspectives and critical updates on unpredictable risks, including:

  • Macro risk
    Geopolitical, economic, legislative, environmental, IT/cyber security and social media issues
  • Adaptive risk
    Effective decision-making and stakeholder relations in times of change and crises
  • Analytical frameworks
    Interdisciplinary perspectives on assessing and mitigating uncertain outcomes

Connect with CROs, CFOs, Chief Investment Officers, Chief Legal Officers, Chief Actuaries, Heads of Audit, Compliance and Governance, Enterprise Risk Officers, Senior Risk and Strategy Managers, non-Executive Directors, Economists, Regulators, Strategic Risk specialists in academia and consulting.

Why Attend?

  • Take away innovative ideas, deeper understanding of today's emerging risks and practical knowledge to build resilience in your organisation.
  • Explore new techniques to detect and manage risk signals within your enterprise risk approach.
  • Access the interdisciplinary debate on risk key to today's world with leaders in corporations, policy, academia and pre-eminent authors.

Agenda

Interdisciplinary panels of keynote speakers create dynamic debates on risk management from diverse perspectives of finance, policy, behavioural science, cyber security, military leadership, crisis management and disaster recovery:

  • Building Situational Awareness: Radar Screens & Emerging Risks
  • Enterprise Risk Frameworks
  • Cyber Resilience & IT Security
  • Boards & Risk Oversight
  • Policy & Regulation: Impacts on Risk and Innovation
  • Crisis Preparedness
  • Social Media Risks & Opportunity

Speakers

Some of our confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor Daniel Kahneman, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Princeton University & Recipient, 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences & Author, Thinking, Fast and Slow
  • Governor Tom Ridge, President and Chief Chief Executive Officer, Ridge Global, First Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Colonel Bernard Banks, Professor USMA and Head of Behavioral Science & Leadership, West Point U.S. Military Academy
  • Richard Bookstaber, Author, A Demon of Our Own Design
  • Robert Bostrom, Shareholder in Corporate Securities and Financial Institutions Practices, Greenberg Traurig, & former Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Freddie Mac
  • Rowan Douglas, Chief Executive Officer, Willis Re Analytics, and Chair, Willis Research Network
  • Rick Funston, Managing Partner, Funston Advisory Services, former leader of Governance and Risk Oversight, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Author, Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty: Creating The Risk Intelligent Enterprise
  • John Knight, Executive Vice President, Global Strategy & Business Development, Statoil
  • Dr Peter Neumann, Principal Scientist, Computer Science Laboratory, SRI, and Author, Computer-Related Risks
  • Dan Rodriguez, CRO, Equity Division, Americas and Systematic Market Making Group, Credit Suisse
  • Anthony Santomero, Chairman, Citibank N.A. Board, and former President, Philadelphia Federal Reserve Board
  • Alan Smith, Global Head of Risk Strategy and Chief of Staff, Global Risk, HSBC
  • Michelle Tuveson, Executive Director, Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies, University of Cambridge Judge Business School
  • John Walsh, Leader of Financial Regulation Practice, McKinsey & Company, and former Comptroller of the Currency
  • Jim Wetherbee, Vice President of Competency & Capability, BP, and former Commander and Astronaut, NASA
  • Tom Wilson, Chief Risk Officer, Allianz SE

Find out more and register

Register now and save 15%! To register, or for more information: please visit The Conference Board website or call (212) 339-0345. Please use code DA1 when registering to take advantage of this special offer.

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