Agenda

Day One : Tuesday, October 20, 2020

10:45 EDT ( 07:45 PDT )

60 min

Real-Life of Quantitative Convergent ERM to Solve Real Life Problems

Franco Oboni, President & Principal Consultant, Oboni Riskope Associates Inc.

  • A real life case history. Multi country, multi-operations, diversified products.
  • Why a convergent quantitative ERM was necessary.
  • How such an endeavor is setup
  • How it was successfully implemented, including interdependencies
  • How results are displayed and used to enhance decision-making

11:45 EDT ( 08:45 PDT )

60 min
Ashok Menen

Regulatory Update: OSC Enforcement During the Pandemic + The OSC Whistleblower Program

Ashok Menen, Enforcement, Investigation Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission

  • Enforcement in a COVID-19 Environment
    • Types of misconduct
    • Investigations and Proceedings during the pandemic
  • OSC Whistleblower Program
    • the Program’s key features including available protections;
    • findings from a desk review of registrants into the anti-reprisal provisions of the Securities Act (Ontario); and
    • practical considerations for market participants to keep in mind.

12:45 EDT ( 09:45 PDT )

45 min

Break

14:30 EDT ( 11:30 PDT )

60 min
Rex Alex

Operational Risk Management: Adding Value to the Business

Rex Alex, Assistant Vice President, Operational Risk, Canadian Western Bank

  • Changes in Operational Risk profile due to Coronavirus
  • Key tools used for effectively identifying, assessing and mitigating Operational Risk exposures
  • How Operational Risks relate to Credit and Market Risks
  • Positioning Operational Risk Management as a value enabling function
  • Examples when operational risk management controls fails

15:30 EDT ( 12:30 PDT )

45 min

Break

16:15 EDT ( 13:15 PDT )

60 min
Mumtaz Chaudhary Shaheen Chaudhary

The Risks of Ignoring People When Leading Rapid Change

Mumtaz Chaudhary, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Pragilis Solutions Inc.

Shaheen Chaudhary, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Pragilis Solutions Inc.

  • The key trends driving rapid change in the next decade (e.g. COVID-19)
  • Why chief risk officers must also be chief change officers
  • The top three organizational change risks (and how to overcome them)
  • The predictable human dynamics of change
  • A step-by-step framework for leading people through change

Day Two : Wednesday, October 21, 2020

10:45 EDT ( 07:45 PDT )

60 min
Saad Ali

Elements of a Robust Governance Framework

Saad Ali, Director, Governance, Controls & Operational Risk, CIBC

  • Critical elements of a Governance Framework
  • Regulatory requirements for Corporate Governance (including OSFI and SOX)
  • How business changes impact the risk assessments
  • Reviewing industry events for risk incidents and assessing impact on the business
  • Creating a Risk Profile for each Line of Business to identify areas requiring enhancements

11:45 EDT ( 08:45 PDT )

60 min

Impact of COVID19 on AML Audit Testing

Andres Betancourt, Senior Audit Manager, Scotiabank

  • New Money Laundering and Terrorist financing risks (Counterfeiting and piracy: medications, PPE, fake charities & NPO’s, Wire fraud)
  • Testing AML controls and onboarding during COVID – Digital reviews
  • Mobility restrictions in jurisdictions, Onboarding risks, transaction monitoring, ongoing monitoring risks
  • Enhanced due diligence and scrutiny of all new individual/business accounts (Government subsidies for COVID19)

12:45 EDT ( 09:45 PDT )

45 min

Break

14:30 EDT ( 11:30 PDT )

60 min
Sarah Reppchen Richard Cartwright Michael Leung
Panel Discussion

COVID-19: Lessons Learned

Moderator: Andrew Richardson, Principal, Simplified Risk Management Inc.

Sarah Reppchen, Financial Services Leader, Western Canada, Risk Advisory, Deloitte

Richard Cartwright, Senior Program Management Consultant, MZP Solutions

Michael Leung, Founder & Management Consultant, Candian Cybersecurity Inc.

  • Understand the importance of implementing an organization resilience approach
  • Practical steps to capturing lessons learned
  • Identify organizational improvement opportunities for use in future emergencies
  • Leveraging knowledge and experience to help organizations build value and emerge stronger
  • Learning from past experiences and identifying improvement opportunities

15:30 EDT ( 12:30 PDT )

45 min

Break

16:15 EDT ( 13:15 PDT )

60 min
Eslam Eldakrory

Facing Uncertainty with Business Continuity Management: How Resilient Your Business Is?

Eslam Eldakrory, Director, Business Continuity and Risk Management, Home Trust Company

  • Understanding Business Continuity Planning
  • Why Is Business Continuity Planning Important?
  • How To Create A Successful Business Continuity Plan?
  • Responding To A Disruption Scenario
  • Importance Of Effective Communication During A Crisis Situation
  • Maintaining Your Business Continuity Plan
  • The Business Continuity Manager Role
  • Lessons Learned from COVID-19