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1/2 Day Conference ERM - From Risk to Strategy

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1/2 Day Conference
ERM - From Risk to Strategy
March 20, 2018
1:00-5:00 PM Conference
5:00-6:00 PM Social Hour

Organizations of all types face risks than can impact them and threaten their brand, reputation and survival.  Boards and executive management teams cannot afford to manage risks on less than a proactive basis.  This seminar includes three timely and interesting panel discussions on key themes to help practitioners, aspiring practitioners, students and faculty hear from industry professionals about both current and emerging risks.  Our panel format ensures interesting and engaging discussions with industry experts and provides audience members an opportunity to talk directly with and have questions answered by the experts. View Bios 


Welcome Remarks   
Chinmoy Ghosh, University of Connecticut
Department Head (Finance), Gladstein Professor of Business and Innovation
Panel 1        Top and Emerging Risks
Moderator:    Brad Hoffman, MassMutual
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management

  • Tim Carmon, MassMutual, Vice President Strategic and Top Risks;In charge of identifying and managing top and emerging risks.
  • Irena Chylinski​, KPMG, Director Enterprise Risk Management, Advises Fortune 100 insurance companies on identifying and mitigating risks.
  • Bob Roseman, S&P Insurance Advanced Analytics Group; Senior Director Provides ERM program evaluations and quantitative risk analytics applied in credit analysis.
  • Darin Goodwiler, CFA Institute, Chief Compliance, Risk and Ethics Officer; Focuses on the intersection of Ethics and FinTech.

​​Topics covered will include:

  • Business model disruptors
  • What are the top current risks companies should be focusing on?
  • Which emerging risks may become top risks?
  • How do companies identify, assess and prioritize the most critical risks?
  • Board reporting and executive management engagement
  • Ways to know if you are successfully mitigating the top and emerging risks
  • Ties with corporate strategy​
  • Audience driven questions
Panel 2        Technological, Regulatory and Investment Risks
Moderators:   Peter Kochenburger, University of Connecticut
Executive Director of the Insurance LL.M. Program in Insurance Law

  • Stephen Ariyan, Esq., Olam Corporation, Senior Vice President Global Compliance, Regulatory Compliance
  • John Culbertson​ KPMG, Director, Insurance Strategy & Innovation Practice ​​​
  • Sonja Larkin-Thorne, Consumer

Topics covered will include:

  • FinTech, InsureTech and Regtech  - strategic risk posed by rapid evolution of innovative technologies; disruptive potential of FinTech to core business and compliance functions;
  • Forward-looking implications of technology on regulatory compliance and cost of compliance
  • Treatment of legacy business and systems
  • Audience driven questions
Panel 3    Cyber Security and Risk
Moderator:  Wendy Dowd, President Cyber and Technology Division, Y-Risk, LLC

  • Steve Boughal, The Hartford's Financial Products Division; Chief Underwriting Officer Involved with cyber underwriting /cyber risks
  • Tim Francis,  The Travelers;  Enterprise Lead for Cyber Insurance, Cyber Underwriting
  • Brian Allen​, Security Risk Governance Group (tentative) Founder

Topics covered will include:

  • Cyber insights from underwriters
  • Changing boardroom discussion about cyber risk and elevating cyber-risk mindset to an enterprise level
  • Audience driven questions



Event Type

Society; Educational

Education Topic

Risk Management

Start Time

3/20/2018 1:00 PM

End Time

3/20/2018 6:00 PM

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Location Info

​The Hartford Club



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Coffee, tea, soft drinks, cookies, brownies and fruit served throughout the afternoon.  Drinks and heavy appetizers served at Social hour.

Students:  $10.00
CFA Members/UCONN alumni:  $35.00
Others:  $75.00

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3/20/2018 6:00 PM


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