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Risk Management Seminar

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Monday, August 13

Sessions begin at 8:40 a.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m.
  • 7:30 a.m.
    Registration & Networking Breakfast

    Brought to you by CUNA Mutual Group

    Start your day with hot breakfast, and the opportunity to build stronger connections with your peers from credit unions across the country.

  • You'll learn about the top 35 risks across the seven NCUA risk factors in this fast-paced first day. We'll spend 30 minutes covering each NCUA risk factor, featuring speakers who are gurus of the top five risks in each of those NCUA categories:

    • Transaction Risk
    • Compliance Risk
    • Interest Rate Risk
    • Reputation Risk
    • Credit Risk
    • Liquidity Risk
    • Strategic Risk

    You'll leave with a list of 35 red flags to take back to your credit union and begin working on immediately.

  • Energize for the second half of the day, and build stronger connections with your peers from credit unions across the country.

  • You'll learn about the top 35 risks across the seven NCUA risk factors in this fast-paced first day. We'll spend 30 minutes covering each NCUA risk factor, featuring speakers who are gurus of the top five risks in each of those NCUA categories:

    • Transaction Risk
    • Compliance Risk
    • Interest Rate Risk
    • Reputation Risk
    • Credit Risk
    • Liquidity Risk
    • Strategic Risk

    You'll leave with a list of 35 red flags to take back to your credit union and begin working on immediately.

  • Gain real-world best practices with this interactive panel discussion. Some of the industry's most successful risk professionals will explain how their credit unions manage and mitigate the seven NCUA risks, so you can integrate these solutions into your organization.

  • During this group-based, hands-on session, you'll examine risk scenarios, detection methods, and reporting best practices. Each group will be tasked with identifying risks across a variety of real-world scenarios, and receive constructive criticism everyone can use to improve your risk management techniques.

  • In order to manage risk, first you need to define what your credit union will accept. In this session you'll learn about risk appetite statements, and how to draft the best ones to represent your credit union.

  • 5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Networking Reception at Otra Vez Cantina

    Presented by Allied Solutions and CUNA Mutual Group

    Network with your peers at Otra Vez Cantina.

Tuesday, August 14

Sessions begin at 8:45 a.m. and conclude at 4:15 p.m.
  • 7:30 a.m.

    Start your day with hot breakfast, and the opportunity to build stronger connections with your peers from credit unions across the country.

  • Understand how to create a non-silo approach to risk management. After all, everyone in your credit union has a role to play in mitigating risk. You'll explore best practices on:

    • Obtaining executive buy-in;
    • reporting and reducing the 7 NCUA risks;
    • and performing information management.
  • In order to mitigate risks, you need to assess and identify them successfully. During this group-based, hands-on session, you'll review two sample risk assessments and craft your own risk assessment—then receive constructive criticism to help you master risk assessments even more.

  • Energize for the second half of the day, and build stronger connections with your peers from credit unions across the country.

  • In this interactive panel discussion, you'll gain additional ERM best practices, with tips on how to ensure operational success at your credit union.

  • Fraud is on the rise across the credit union industry. From new account fraud to payment fraud, you have to be more vigilent than ever. In this session you'll explore the latest in fraud trends and learn what to do to reduce fraud at your credit union.

  • Explore the latest fraud mitigation strategies and tactics in relation to new account opening and member verification.

  • 4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Wednesday, August 15

Sessions begin at 8:45 a.m. and conclude at 11:15 a.m.
  • 7:30 a.m.

    Start your day with hot breakfast, and the opportunity to build stronger connections with your peers from credit unions across the country.

  • Data breaches, NCUA requirements with the CAT tool, strong passwords, biometric are just a few examples of technology that can both hurt and help your credit union. This dynamic session will give you the tools—and tips to use them—to help ensure your CU is safe in the world of cyberspace.

  • Events like hurricanes, flooding, cyber intrusion, and insider fraud can test even the best credit unions. Are your business continuity and crisis communication plans ready? Bring your credit union's materials for this hands-on session that will examine your plans in action and define areas for improvement!

  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
    NCRM Exam Testing

    Optional; Extra Fee


This is a tentative schedule, subject to change as the program develops. Check back closer to the conference for specific session times.