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Sessions and Events by Track

The educational sessions for RIMS ERM Conference 2013 are listed below by track or event. 

Specialized tracks:

  • Core: Offers you solutions to build or maintain a successful program.
  • Innovative: Provides you with practices for expanding value.
  • Strategic: Helps you integrate risk management with strategy and strategy execution.

Those sessions that are applicable to all discipline/skill levels are listed under 'General Session'.
Finally, networking and social events are found under 'Social'.

To view the entire program, please visit the Sessions and Events By Day page.

General Session
Monday, November 4, 2013
8:00am - 9:00am
Welcome Breakfast

Welcome Breakfast

Monday, November 4, 2013
8:00am - 9:00am
General Session

Join us for breakfast and hear John Phelps, RIMS 2013 President, discuss RIMS own enterprise risk management program, how ERM has been integrated into RIMS strategy planning and execution, and how RIMS is continuing its focus on advancing risk management for your organization’s success.

9:00am - 10:00am
Keynote Address: Innovation and Future Thinking

Keynote Address: Innovation and Future Thinking

Monday, November 4, 2013
9:00am - 10:00am
General Session

Based on the insight and wit he gained rising from garbage collector to Wall Street executive, Alan Parisse shares his unique perspectives on how innovation and future thinking drive results for individuals and organizations. The first speaker to come out of the investment business to be inducted into the National Speakers Association’s Hall of Fame, Alan’s ideas have been quoted in numerous business publications, including: The Wall Street Journal, Business Week and Barron’s.

Panel:
3:00pm - 4:30pm
"Voice of the User" - Informing the Future: Linking Risk Management and Big Data

"Voice of the User" - Informing the Future: Linking Risk Management and Big Data

Monday, November 4, 2013
3:00pm - 4:30pm
General Session

Much of today’s risk data is backward-looking, gathered from disparate systems and other sub-optimal data gathering processes. In today’s uncertain world, creating a robust risk intelligence infrastructure uncovers fresh insights for anticipating what may be on the horizon. Turn your risk data into actionable information, and deliver new “user” insights for managing both upside and downside outcomes.

Panel:
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
12:30pm - 1:30pm
RIMS ERM Awards of Distinction Lunch

RIMS ERM Awards of Distinction Lunch

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
12:30pm - 1:30pm
General Session

Join us to congratulate and hear from this year’s ERM Award of Distinction winners about how they created value through their ERM programs

3:15pm - 4:00pm
Creating Value Through Enterprise Risk Management

Creating Value Through Enterprise Risk Management

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
3:15pm - 4:00pm
General Session

Knowing what additional business value can be created through an enterprise risk management program is only half the battle. Convincing others of that value can be the harder task. Learn how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey leveraged existing processes to operationalize ERM practices, gaining buy-in and higher rates of active participation throughout the organization.

Panel:
4:00pm - 4:15pm
Closing Remarks with John Phelps

Closing Remarks with John Phelps

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
4:00pm - 4:15pm
General Session


Core
Monday, November 4, 2013
10:15am - 11:45am
Do Your Board Risk Reports and Executive Dashboards Convey What You Want to Convey?

Do Your Board Risk Reports and Executive Dashboards Convey What You Want to Convey?

Monday, November 4, 2013
10:15am - 11:45am
Core

How much do risk report formats affect board member perceptions for reliability, data relevance and preparer competence? Research results from Miami University suggest that you may want to reconsider how you present strategic and operational risks. Dr. Ballou shares insights from the RIMS-supported study, while Grace Crickette offers advice for building credibility.

Panel:
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Solutions Sharing: Creating ERM Reports and Dashboards

Solutions Sharing: Creating ERM Reports and Dashboards

Monday, November 4, 2013
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Core

The 2013 RIMS ERM survey found that risk registers are used extensively by more than 20 percent of the respondents for reporting, while over 30 percent used dashboards “a little or not at all”. Share what types of ERM reports and dashboards you are using to communicate successfully with executives and board members.

Panel:
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
9:00am - 10:30am
Building a Program From the Ground Up

Building a Program From the Ground Up

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
9:00am - 10:30am
Core

Risk professionals at times grapple with unique organizational needs when it comes to designing and implementing ERM. This session will feature lessons learned, common challenges and applied examples of successful ERM implementations based on RIMS ERM Success Trajectory and ISO 31004, from both private and public sector organizations.

Panel:
  • Mr. Matt Hansen, Director, Risk Management Division, City and County of San Francisco
  • Mrs. Jan K. Mattingly, President/Convenor of Risk Management Implementation Standard ISO 31004-2013 and ERM practitioner, RiskResults Consulting Inc.
10:45am - 12:15pm
Risk Perceptions: What Is Your Reality?

Risk Perceptions: What Is Your Reality?

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
10:45am - 12:15pm
Core

The specific skills and attitudes that make a “good” risk manager are often tied closely to how risk professionals, and their organizations, perceive risk. Discover how risk management approaches can adapt in four very different risk attitude environments. Will requirements need to shift as the role of the enterprise risk professional evolves?

Panel:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
What Sustains Intuit’s ERM Program?

What Sustains Intuit’s ERM Program?

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Core

What would you answer if board members ask why one ERM program succeeds and others do not? Learn how Intuit has positioned ERM as an indispensable opportunity driver for success, leveraging its role as a “must have” business partner within the organization.

Panel:
Innovative
Monday, November 4, 2013
10:15am - 11:45am
Developing a Risk Culture Dashboard at Zurich

Developing a Risk Culture Dashboard at Zurich

Monday, November 4, 2013
10:15am - 11:45am
Innovative

A robust risk culture can be the basis for improved profitability. Zurich has found a way to build a collaborative risk culture that addresses risk proactively, improving business resilience and profit potential. Learn how Zurich’s Total Risk Profiling and cultural “C-shift dashboard” ties directly to key growth and performance metrics.

Panel:
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Solution Sharing: Cultivating an “Emerging Risk” Capability

Solution Sharing: Cultivating an “Emerging Risk” Capability

Monday, November 4, 2013
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Innovative

Only ten percent of respondents to the 2013 RIMS ERM survey believe that they are “highly effective” in anticipating and managing emerging risks. The challenge in managing emerging risks is in their apparent randomness, disconnectedness and unpredictability. Share how your organization identifies potentially game-changing events or dynamic conditions.

Panel:
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
9:00am - 10:30am
How Liquidity Models Drive Decision Making for Key Initiatives and Risks at Brocade Communication Systems

How Liquidity Models Drive Decision Making for Key Initiatives and Risks at Brocade Communication Systems

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
9:00am - 10:30am
Innovative

Optimizing investment dollars and evaluating potential risks for financial impact are top of mind for management and risk professionals alike. Learn how Brocade Communication uses financial modeling to systematically evaluate key initiatives, while prioritizing risk and control investments.

Panel:
10:45am - 12:15pm
Conditioning for Disruption

Conditioning for Disruption

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
10:45am - 12:15pm
Innovative

Learn how to apply a unique risk-sensing capability within your organization. Recognize and respond to the red flags of a crisis-prone culture. Make incremental changes to alleviate a slow-burning problem so that it doesn’t develop into a full-blown crisis. Apply ‘micro-gaming’ and develop an organizational culture that is 'Conditioned for Disruption'.

Panel:
  • Philip Van Saun, Director of Risk, Security and Resilience, University of California San Diego
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Managing Reputational Risk: Mission Possible

Managing Reputational Risk: Mission Possible

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Innovative

Reputational risk is a dominant board-level concern. Unfortunately, a diversity of opinions complicates both risk characterization and management. Dr. Kossovsky will explain, from a behavioral economics perspective, the psychology of reputational risk, the myriad short and long-term costs; and practical, affordable strategies that can help increase, protect or restore reputational value.

Panel:
Strategic
Monday, November 4, 2013
10:15am - 11:45am
Are Black Swans to be Feared or Sought Out?

Are Black Swans to be Feared or Sought Out?

Monday, November 4, 2013
10:15am - 11:45am
Strategic

Boards care about management’s ability to respond to unknown or “black-swan” events to protect a company’s brand and/or reputation. Learn how Juniper Networks leveraged Crisis Management to recognize potential black swans, take action, manage stakeholder expectations, and limit effects on operational performance.

Panel:
  • Ms. Laura Langone, Senior Director, Global Risk Management, Juniper Networks, Inc.
  • Cindy Ta, Director of Corporate Communications, Juniper Networks, Inc.
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Solution Sharing: Setting Risk Appetite and Tolerance Levels

Solution Sharing: Setting Risk Appetite and Tolerance Levels

Monday, November 4, 2013
1:15pm - 2:45pm
Strategic

How much risk an organization assumes—either knowingly or unwittingly— plays a large part in whether an uncertain future outcome actually improves or worsens the organization’s position. In the 2013 RIMS ERM survey, just over 30 percent of organizations report that they have developed risk or tolerance statements at the enterprise level. Share your experience with your peers.

Panel:
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
9:00am - 10:30am
Risk Appetite as a Strategy for Strategy

Risk Appetite as a Strategy for Strategy

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
9:00am - 10:30am
Strategic

Developing and communicating a clear, concise risk appetite and tolerance framework throughout all levels of an organization is central to an effective ERM program. Find out how Paychex and the Florida Blues are aligning these principles with company strategy to strike the appropriate balance between risk and opportunity.

Panel:
10:45am - 12:15pm
Identifying and Assessing Emerging Risks – What’s on the Horizon

Identifying and Assessing Emerging Risks – What’s on the Horizon

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
10:45am - 12:15pm
Strategic

As risk becomes more complex, organizations need tools to enhance their risk identification processes to be more forward-looking and focus on emerging risks. This workshop will be interactive, leading the participants through an emerging risk identification process followed by a “war-game” designed to demonstrate identification and assessment techniques for emerging risks.

Panel:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Good, Great, Going, Gone: Strategy Lessons for Risk Professionals

Good, Great, Going, Gone: Strategy Lessons for Risk Professionals

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Strategic

High performance is not endless. Even great companies have been known to falter, fail and disappear. Boards increasingly are expecting management to “get risk right”. Do we need to be more strategic with ERM? Hear how forward-thinking organizations are linking ERM and strategy for better results.

Panel:
  • Dr. Paul L Walker, James J. Schiro / Zurich Chair of Enterprise Risk Management, St John's University
Social
Sunday, November 3, 2013
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Networking Reception and Solutions Showcase

Networking Reception and Solutions Showcase

Sunday, November 3, 2013
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Social

Kickoff your conference experience at our relaxing opening night reception and get your first look at the innovative ERM solutions available in the Solutions Showcase while connecting with your peers.

Monday, November 4, 2013
11:45am - 1:15pm
Networking Lunch & Solutions Showcase

Networking Lunch & Solutions Showcase

Monday, November 4, 2013
11:45am - 1:15pm
Social

Join fellow attendees and vendors for lunch in our Solutions Showcase and take advantage of this exclusive time to get all of your questions answered and demo new solutions.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
7:30am - 9:00am
Networking Continental Breakfast & Solutions Showcase Lightening Talks

Networking Continental Breakfast & Solutions Showcase Lightening Talks

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
7:30am - 9:00am
Social

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.

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