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October 30, 2013 15:16 ET

Devise Winning Strategies to Minimize Model Risk at the GFMI 3rd Edition Model Risk Conference

Improve the Bottom Line by Reducing Operational Costs and Minimizing Model Risk

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 30, 2013) - GFMI, a marcus evans group, will host the 3rd Edition Model Risk Conference, January 27-29, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Driven by single-track, case study presentations over two-and-a-half days, the meeting will not only look at banks, but will address model risk management in other financial institutions such as asset managers and mortgage associations.

Via interactive debates and panel discussions, attendees will come together to minimize model risk under the new Basel III regime, benchmark with peers to improve model validation and learn from industry leaders about how to maximize scarce resources to develop effective model risk management practices today.

Learn from Key Practical Case Studies:

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City enhance your understanding of the key regulations affecting model risk management today
  • Wells Fargo show how to build successful models
  • TIAA-CREF present the latest techniques for model risk quantification
  • Bank of the West discuss model validation techniques
  • BlackRock demonstrate how to utilize back-testing in model validation more effectively
  • Freddie Mac examine vendor model validation

Attendees will interact with speakers and their peers in a classroom-style setting that fosters both audience interaction and engagement. Seating for this conference is limited to maintain an intimate educational environment that will cultivate the knowledge and experience of all participants.

For more information on this conference or to get a complete list of speakers or sessions, please visit or email Tyler Kelch, Media & PR Coordinator,

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