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8th Edition Risk Americas 2019, May 14-15, New York City

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Center for Financial Professionals
03 April, 2019

North America's premier risk and technology Convention - www.risk-americas.com

The Center for Financial Professionals are proud to introduce the 8th Annual Risk Americas 2019 Convention, taking place May 14-15 in New York City; once again in the heart of the financial district at the Marriott Downtown.

Risk Americas 2019 will look to bring experts and the wider community together to advance the industry through sharing ideas, best practice, providing benchmarking opportunities and extensive networking. The theme for 2019 remains on innovation and driving change in the industry, with institutions rapidly advancing, both technology and security opportunities remain key drivers for growth.

This year's agenda was developed following two in-depth roundtable discussions, an industry survey and more than 50 one-on-one interviews with thought leaders and industry experts. Organized across four key streams running over two days, key topics for 2019 include innovation in risk management, market trends, model risk management and operational and enterprise risk.

Risk Americas boasts a rich line up of speakers, including 10 key note speakers and over 100 industry thought leaders from world renowned financial institutions, including Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, Lloyds Banking Group, American Express, Goldman Sachs and many, many, more.

Wolters Kluwer's very own Will Newcomer, will be presenting a double session on Day One, in stream one "Innovation in Risk Management". Join Will to discuss utilizing RegTech opportunities for automation and efficiency, featuring Paul Barkan, Chief Risk Officer of Newtown Savings Bank.

The program offers a mixture of interactive sessions, panel discussions and hours of networking opportunities, including luncheon roundtables and an evening drinks reception, allowing you to network with new, and existing, contacts. Risk Americas will allow you to gain knowledge and insight as well as explore new ideas and concepts from some of the leading financial risk professionals.


  • Rich Baich, Chief Information Security Officer, Wells Fargo
  • Daniel Moore, CRO, Scotiabank
  • Adrian Peters Global Chief Technology Risk Officer, BNY Mellon
  • Jay Cook, CRO, Lloyds Banking Group
  • Matthew Macia, Bank Chief Risk Officer, TIAA
  • John Schiavetta, Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Alliance Bernstein
  • Frank Morisano, CRO, ICBC
  • Paige Widsom, Board of Directors, Chair of Operations and Technology Committee, Morgan Stanley
  • Paul Barkan, Chief Risk Officer, Newtown Savings Bank
  • Scott Gyllensten, Chief Operational Risk Officer, Peoples United Bank

Find out more, review the agenda and reserve your seat at: www.risk-americas.com or by contacting amy.greene@cefpro.com

Group rates available.


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