January 27, 2016 12:29 ET

GFMI to Host Model Risk Management -- the Canadian Edition Conference, March 7-9, 2016 in Toronto, ON, Canada

The Premier Conference on Model Risk Management Brings Together Heads of Model Risk, Model Development, Model Validation, and Model Review in Order to Successfully Manage Models to Avoid Unnecessary Loss

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 27, 2016) - GFMI will host the Model Risk Management, the Canadian Edition Conference on March 7-9, 2016 in Toronto. The Canadian edition brings light on the best model risk practices across financial institutions in Canada. The conference will discuss the implementation of Letter 11-7 in Canada, and key approaches to model development and validation throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Learn from key practical case studies:

  • Hear from the regulators on future model risk supervision
  • Explore various model development techniques
  • Examine a variety of model validation methods across different models
  • Learn from your peers across financial firms in the U.S. and Canada
  • Optimize stress testing processes and learn from CCAR and DFAST
  • Enhance your model risk governance

"It was a good conference with the regulators present and with high quality of speakers" - Credit Suisse

"Very valuable conference, the contents are divers and deal with the most current issues. The quality of presentations is also very good." - Wells Fargo

"Interesting and very well organized event" - Bank of America

"Learnt a lot from my peers. Good practical advice on the key issues in the area today" - Credit Suisse

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Featuring Case Studies from Leading Model Risk Management, including:

Walter Brennen
Country Head of Global Risk Analytics, Wholesale Credit and Market Risk
HSBC Bank Canada

Guan Seng Khoo
Head, ERM
Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo)

Curtis Gergley-Garner
Chief Risk Officer
Canada Guaranty Mortgage Insurance Company

Carlos Medeiros
Vice President, Credit Policy and Operations, Data Scientist

Bogie Ozdemir
Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
Canadian Western Bank

Houben Huang
Vice President, Head of Model Validation
BMO Financial Group

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