Conferences

Conferences

The principals of Risk Economics® are invited speakers at conferences sponsored by a range of private sector organizations, industry associations and government entities.  A selection of the recent conferences are listed below:

2015

American Association of State Compensation Insurance Funds (AASCIF) Mid-Year CEO Conference, Arlington, VA: Cyborg Commerce, Pervasive Computing, Cyber-Physical Digitization and the Deep Web: RiskTech Applications of Tertiary Data and Implications for Navigating Emergent Risk within Workers’ Compensation Exposures

Cat Risk Management 2015, Reinsurance Association of America, Orlando, FL: Big Data Management: Scalable Data Analytics and Forensic RiskTech for Reinsurers as the Strategic Response to Opportunities and Threats

2014

Current Issues Forum: Supply Chain and Contingent Business Interruption (BI), Reinsurance Association of America, New York, NY: Supply-Chain Risks and Contingent Business Interruption (“CBI”): Forensic RiskTech for Reinsurers as the Strategic Response to Opportunities and Threats from Disruptive Technology

SCOR Americas Regional Partners Meeting. Orlando, FL: Navigating the Emergent Risk Landscape: Scalable Data Analytics: Forensic RiskTech as the Strategic Response to Opportunities and Threats from Disruptive Technology

2013

Key Issues for Boards of Directors: Opportunities and Challenges in CyberTech, Directors Roundtable, New York, NY: Cyborg Commerce: Corporate Risk Governance and Liability on The Wild Frontier

A Dialogue with Nobel Laureate Harry Markowitz: Opportunities & Challenges in Applying Financial Techniques during an Investment Crisis, Directors Roundtable, Los Angeles, CA

2012

National Association of Business Economists (NABE) 2012 Annual Conference Bridging the Gap Between Finance and the Real Economy, New York, NY: Computational Economics and Big Data: How Technology is Transforming Business Decision Making

2011

Office of Financial Research and Financial Stability Oversight Council Department of Treasury Conference The Macroprudential Toolkit: Measurement and Analysis, Washington D.C.: Risk Management: What’s the Frontier / Forging Best Practices in Risk Management 

National Academy of Sciences: Summit for Managing Extreme Events, Washington, D.C.

Casualty Actuarial Society Spring Meeting, Palm Beach, FL: Harnessing Large Datasets to Navigate the Emerging Risk Landscape

Santa Fe Institute / Fidelity Investments Conference on Software Complexity: Implications for the Capability, Integrity and Security of Large Scale Software Systems, Boston, MA: Implications for the Financial Industry

Mealey’s / HB Litigation 18th Annual Insurance Insolvency & Reinsurance Roundtable, Phoenix AZ: Economic and Business Implications of a Changing Business Environment, and Food Insecurity and Food Safety: Implications for Insurers and Reinsurers

Federal Reserve Day Ahead Conference on Financial Markets & Institutions, Denver, CO: Discussion of Stock or Options: Risk Choices or Compensation Design

2010

International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Liquidity Risk Committee, New York, NY: Financial Innovation, Complexity, Fire Sales and Panics

The Reactions Conference on Risk and Capital Management North American Insurance Industry, New York, NY: The Longevity Problem and Long-tailed Risk Mitigation and How Major Social, Political, and Macroeconomic Uncertainties Can Affect Insurer and Reinsurer Balance Sheets

International Association of Financial Engineers Liquidity Risk Committee, New York, NY: Multi-Agent Models and Network Externalities: The Interconnectedness Underlying Systemic Risks and Episodic Liquidity

ISDA 25th Annual General Meeting, San Francisco, CA: Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Mealey’s / HB Litigation 17th Annual Insurance Insolvency & Reinsurance Roundtable, Scottsdale, AZ: Litigation and Regulatory Implications of Environmental, Economic, Life, Health and Casualty Exposures

2009

World Economic Forum Working Group Rethinking Risk Management in Financial Services, New York, NY

National Academy of Sciences Working Group on Systemic RiskWashington, D.C.

Santa Fe Institute Systemic Risk Symposium, New York, NY: Discussion on Systemic Risk

Mealey’s / HB Litigation 16th Annual Insurance Insolvency & Reinsurance Roundtable, Scottsdale, AZ: Regulatory Modernization: The New Paradigm

2008

World Economic Forum Workshop on Global Risks, London, UK: Managing Population Demographic Risks

ISDA 23rd Annual General Meeting, Vienna, Austria: Emergent Longevity/Mortality Derivatives

Deloitte Global Financial Services Conference, Rome, Italy: Managing Population Demographic Risks

Oliver Wyman Institute / Cambridge Business School/ Wharton Conference, London, U.K.: The Good the Bad, the Ugly: Lessons from the Market Crises: The Practitioner’s View – the Evolution of Structured Credit, and Lessons from Other Markets

2007

Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, Washington, D.C.

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond 2007 Credit Markets Symposium Richmond, VA: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Liquidity Risk in the $27 Trillion Credit Derivatives Market

International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Liquidity Risk Committee, New York, NY: Liquidity Risk, Systemic Risk, and Market Risk

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 2007 Financial Markets Conference: Credit Derivatives: Where’s the Risk? Sea Island, GA: Discussion of Credit Derivatives and Risk Management

13th Annual Global Alternative Investment Management Forum, Monte Carlo, Monaco

2006

International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE) Liquidity Risk Committee, New York, NY: Liquidity Risk and the State of the Market: A Discussion of the Role of Market Externalities, Path-Dependence, and State-Dependence on Asset and Funding Liquidity

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta / International Association of Financial Engineers Conference on Modern Financial Institutions, Financial Markets and Systemic RiskAtlanta, GA: Models of Strategic Liquidity Provision

12th Annual Global Alternative Investment Management Forum, Cannes, France

2005

International Association of Financial Engineers Liquidity Risk Symposium New York, NY: Discussion of Market Liquidity & Funding Liquidity

Federal Reserve Bank of New York / Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University Liquidity Conference New York, NY: Asset Prices and Liquidity in an Exchange Economy, A Practitioner’s View

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) CPO and Commodity Pool Roundtable Washington, D.C.: Current and Future Issues

University of Chicago GSB Geo-Political Finance Forum, New York, NY: Financial Intermediation, Innovation and Global Financial Stability: the Role of Regulatory Policy, Derivatives, and Securities in Geo-Political Finance

11th Annual Global Alternative Investment Management Forum, Cannes, France

2004

10th Annual Global Alternative Investment Management Forum, Lausanne, Switzerland: Structured Credit Think Tank and The Implications of the Preceding, Current, and Future Path of The Global Financial Markets

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