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Sessions and Events by Day

Peruse the sessions and events for RIMS ERM Conference 2012 below, displayed by date and time. To view individual tracks broken out into a tabbed format, please visit the Sessions and Events By Track page.

Monday, October 29, 2012
8:00am - 10:00am
Welcome Keynote Address: “How the Best Get Better” (Social Events)

Welcome Keynote Address: “How the Best Get Better”

Monday, October 29, 2012
8:00am - 10:00am
Social Events

Robert Stevenson, author of the best-selling book 52 Essential Habits for Success, will regale you with stories and lessons learned from his adventures as a CEO. In his "How the Best Get Better" keynote address, he’ll share tips to help you be successful, beat your competition and remain highly competitive in the marketplace.

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10:15am - 11:45am
Culture & Strategy Based ERM Programs - An Inside View (Foundational)

Culture & Strategy Based ERM Programs - An Inside View

Monday, October 29, 2012
10:15am - 11:45am
Foundational

Learn how Enterprise risk management (ERM) practitioners are successfully using the discipline to better understand their organization’s strategic goals and proactively address risk from an information security, internal audit and risk management perspective. This interactive discussion will explore key elements, how they were utilized to establish an executive supported program, steps to implement a successful ERM program, sharing board reports and risk appetite considerations.

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Practical ERM Tools to Nourish Your Growing Program (Advanced)

Practical ERM Tools to Nourish Your Growing Program

Monday, October 29, 2012
10:15am - 11:45am
Advanced

Discover new and improved tools that may support your efforts to increase your organization’s risk maturity level. Explore low-cost options, and work up to the more sophisticated online software-as-a service offerings. See a demonstration of migration from claims management systems to more strategic enterprise-wide risk management systems. Learn what data you need for use with these tools, and how to obtain, analyze, report, communicate and keep track of changes.

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Demonstrating the Value of ERM in Strategic Planning: Using Scenarios (Strategic)

Demonstrating the Value of ERM in Strategic Planning: Using Scenarios

Monday, October 29, 2012
10:15am - 11:45am
Strategic

Scenario planning is a structured method for individuals and organizations to think about plausible ways the future might unfold. Rather than trying to predict the future, scenarios attempt to describe a range of possible triggers and future outcomes. This session will help you to demonstrate the value of ERM in strategic planning by offering an inside look at how leading risk practitioners are using scenarios to build risk management competencies and increase the odds of organizational success.

Panel:
11:45am - 1:15pm
Networking Lunch and Solutions Showcase (Social Events)

Networking Lunch and Solutions Showcase

Monday, October 29, 2012
11:45am - 1:15pm
Social Events

Join fellow attendees and vendors for lunch. Take advantage of this exclusive time to get all of your questions answered and demo new solutions.

1:15pm - 2:45pm
Unlocking Risk with Key Risk Indicators (Foundational)

Unlocking Risk with Key Risk Indicators

Monday, October 29, 2012
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Foundational

Key risk indicators (KRIs), when carefully designed to reflect a company’s unique profile of risks may reveal patterns and trends in workflows, processes, or the business or market environment that can impact the future. This session will define KRIs and discuss their importance in proactively monitoring operational processes and identifying potential business, legal, financial or other risks that may affect a company. The session will also explore ways to develop KRIs with an effective methodology; and how to monitor and evaluate them over time.

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The Human Capital Dilemma: Exploring an Often Neglected Risk (Advanced)

The Human Capital Dilemma: Exploring an Often Neglected Risk

Monday, October 29, 2012
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Advanced

A critical assessment of key talent must be incorporated into the strategic planning process. Today’s ERM team must step back, examine the strategies needed for success, define the factors necessary to deploy those strategies, develop a clear picture of the firm as it evolves and determine whether or not the necessary skills are available for that course. This session will explore how senior management can add the human dimension to ERM, as well as best practices to assess talent in a forward-looking environment.

Panel:
  • Mr. Roy B. Fox, Chief Human Capital Officer, Bonneville Power Administration
Integrating Risk Appetite and Risk Management at Sysco Corp (Strategic)

Integrating Risk Appetite and Risk Management at Sysco Corp

Monday, October 29, 2012
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Strategic

Developed by management and ratified by the board, risk appetite statements serve as the fundamental standard by which enterprise risks are judged. This session will feature the case study of a company that integrated risk appetite into its risk and compliance process, as well as its strategic planning process. Attendees will learn about leading practices in ERM, as demonstrated at Sysco Corp including integrating ERM into strategy; articulating and embracing risk appetite; identifying and escalating risks; monitoring changes in the risk universe; and reporting results to senior leadership.

Panel:
  • Mr. Mark Carey, National Enterprise Risk and Governance Leader, Deloitte & Touche
  • Ms. Sandra G. Carson, Vice President, Safety & Crisis Mgmnt, Sysco Corporation
  • Ms. Donna Epps, National Anti-Fraud Consulting Leader | Forensic & Dispute Services, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
3:00pm - 4:30pm
“Voice of the User” (General Session)

“Voice of the User”

Monday, October 29, 2012
3:00pm - 4:30pm
General Session

A number of studies reveal that one of the primary challenges for enterprise risk management is in articulating its value and benefits within the organization. Join us for a unique perspective from risk leaders and their internal “customers” about the real-world differences the discipline has made within their organization.

Panel:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Networking Reception and Solutions Showcase (Social Events)

Networking Reception and Solutions Showcase

Monday, October 29, 2012
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Social Events

"Lightning Talks" Join your colleagues in our networking reception, where food, drink and knowledge intersect. Meet old friends and make new ones. Spend time with solution providers to discover the latest information and tools to advance your ERM efforts.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
8:00am - 9:00am
Networking - Continental Breakfast and Solutions Showcase (Social Events)

Networking - Continental Breakfast and Solutions Showcase

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
8:00am - 9:00am
Social Events

Start off the day networking over a cup of coffee and breakfast. Take advantage of this exclusive time to get all of your questions answered and demo new solutions.

9:00am - 10:30am
You Asked for It - The Evolving Role of the Risk Professional (Foundational)

You Asked for It - The Evolving Role of the Risk Professional

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
9:00am - 10:30am
Foundational

Regardless of where ERM is initiated within an organization or its strategic purpose, the risk professional’s role and responsibilities have evolved over the years to reflect greater visibility with a broader span of focus and value. The broader span demands that risk management practitioners view risk in an entirely different way: a way that crosses silos, builds internal alliances, exhibits flexibility, expands to include emerging and dynamic risks, and enhances the strategic decision-making capability of the individual organization.

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You Asked for It – Integrating ERM into Major Business Initiatives at the University of California (Advanced)

You Asked for It – Integrating ERM into Major Business Initiatives at the University of California

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
9:00am - 10:30am
Advanced

Learn from the experience of a leading risk professional who has served in the public and private sectors, and her latest project – a major overhaul of The University of California’s system-wide payroll and human resource systems. Grace Crickette will discuss how ERM will enable the project team to meet its objectives - while delivering a quality result that serves the university effectively – by sharing UC’s project-specific ERM tools and methodologies, and the challenges and successes of integrating ERM.

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You Asked for It – Leadership Lessons in Strategic Risk Management (Strategic)

You Asked for It – Leadership Lessons in Strategic Risk Management

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
9:00am - 10:30am
Strategic

Re-engineering ERM frameworks to “fit” with corporate strategy, business planning, portfolio management, and other core management practices can achieve a more robust understanding of risks to strategy and execution. Discover how a $50 billion global chemicals company uses strategic risk management to improve risk management, strategic planning and business execution. Use these leadership lessons to overcome the challenges your organization may face in managing near-term and emerging risks to strategy execution.

Panel:
10:45am - 12:15pm
Implementing ERM at Non-Profit Organizations: YMCA Case Studies (Foundational)

Implementing ERM at Non-Profit Organizations: YMCA Case Studies

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
10:45am - 12:15pm
Foundational

Implementing ERM at non-profit organizations may be considered by some to be more challenging. Rather than have a primary goal of increasing value for shareholders, they serve multiple stakeholder groups that are equally important. In this session, we will explore how two large charities in the U.S. and Canada are overcoming these challenges through practical ERM frameworks

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Using Root Cause Techniques and Tools as a Predictive Tool (Advanced)

Using Root Cause Techniques and Tools as a Predictive Tool

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
10:45am - 12:15pm
Advanced

It is usually a surprise to business executives to learn that root cause analysis can be used strategically as a predictive tool. This session will teach participants how to use root cause analysis techniques for post-event and predictive purposes, will provide information on some of the tools that support root cause analyses, and will include an exercise in using root cause analysis to inform the strategic planning process.

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Proving ERM Value through Objective Measurement (Strategic)

Proving ERM Value through Objective Measurement

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
10:45am - 12:15pm
Strategic

The number one stumbling block for ERM is proving its value, quantitatively, objectively and reliably. This session will demonstrate how you can prove the contribution your ERM strategy makes to company performance and how to articulate the critically important linkage between risk outcomes and the performance of your company, both short and long term.

Panel:
12:30pm - 1:30pm
RIMS ERM Awards of Distinction Lunch (Social Events)

RIMS ERM Awards of Distinction Lunch

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Social Events

The theme, Transforming Vision into Value will continue as we present RIMS ERM Award of Distinction, to honor organizations that have created value through their ERM programs. Learn how award-winner create as well as protect value for organizations.

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Foundational: Overcoming Obstacles Round Tables (Foundational)

Foundational: Overcoming Obstacles Round Tables

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Foundational

Ever want to just “pick someone’s brains” about what they are doing with a problem you’ve been struggling to solve? We’ve structured time for you to have these discussions with your colleagues, coordinated by knowledge facilitators.

Advanced: Integration Solutions Round Tables (Advanced)

Advanced: Integration Solutions Round Tables

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Advanced

Ever want to just “pick someone’s brains” about what they are doing with a problem you’ve been struggling to solve? We’ve structured time for you to have these discussions with your colleagues, coordinated by knowledge facilitators.

Strategic Solutions Round Tables (Strategic)

Strategic Solutions Round Tables

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Strategic

Ever want to just “pick someone’s brains” about what they are doing with a problem you’ve been struggling to solve? We’ve structured time for you to have these discussions with your colleagues, coordinated by knowledge facilitators.

3:15pm - 4:00pm
Creating Value through Enterprise Risk Management (General Session)

Creating Value through Enterprise Risk Management

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
3:15pm - 4:00pm
General Session

Hear how Paychex, winner of last year’s ERM Award of Distinction, uses value focus and strategic objectives to enable its ERM program to create completely new revenue channels. Through this approach, ERM is not only “the conscience of the company,” but also, the “contributor of the future.”

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