Presentations and Recordings

Below you will find handouts for the 2011 ERM Symposium, held March 14-16, 2011, in Chicago IL. Please note that some sessions have multiple handouts from different authors/presenters. Some handouts are not available for certain sessions. The recordings will be available after the Symposium.

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Updated: April 8, 2011

Monday, March 14, 2011

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.
Seminar I: ERM Implementation
Seminar II: Designing and Implementing ICAAP and ORSA: Challenges and Practices

Seminar III: Modern ERM: The New Risk Management Paradigm

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
General Session I: Regulatory Reform – Convergence or Divergence in Systemic Risk, Risk Governance, Transparency and Capital Change

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10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
General Session II: ERM: A 360 Degree View of Risks

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11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions I
Capturing Risk Appetite through ERM – Implementation Challenges

Integrating ERM into Strategic Planning and Company Culture: A Case Study

Managing Risks in Incentive Compensation Plans

Optimal Layers for Cat Reinsurance & Investment and Reinsurance Counterparty Risk

Systemic Risk: Financial Reform–Too Little or Too Much, On-Track or Off-Course?

The Next Challenge in the Evolution of Portfolio Management: Accounting for Liquidity in Pricing and Risk Assessment

A Universal Language for ERM – Is it Possible?

Wall Street Demons – Macroeconomics, Math and Human Behavior

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Luncheon and Keynote Speaker

2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions II
Anticipating Black Swans

Company and Regulator Best Practices for Enterprise Risk Management – State Farm’s View

Economic Capital for ERM — – Some Practical Challenges and Ways to Overcome Them

ERM: Practical Issues for the Smaller Company
Integrating Risk and Performance Management: A case study
Managing Personal Wealth in Volatile Markets — An ERM Approach



Call for Papers: Diversity in Risk Assessment

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Risk Culture Starts with Leadership

4:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
General Session III: Discussing the Need for ERM Standards of Practice and the Existence of Shared Risk Principles

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
General Session IV: Country Risk Officer – A Role Needed Now More than Ever

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions III
Behavioral Economists vs. Cultural Theorists: The Human Element of ERM

Continuous Controls Monitoring – Futuristic Approach to Enterprise Risk Management

Insurance Investment Practices during an Economic Downturn


Leveraging Financial Data for Enterprise Risk Management

Ten Key ERM Criteria: Best Practices for Benchmarking an ERM Program

When Swans are Gray: The New Paradigm of Risk Management

Call for Papers: Extreme Events

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11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions IV
Best Credit Risk Management Practices in Insurance, Banking and Other Financial Services Industries

Cross Pollination of Modeling Techniques

Deriving Value from ERM: The Process of Embedding

Emerging Risks

Enterprise Risk Management for Decision-Making and Tracking for Insurance Companies

Call for Papers: Strategic Risk, Value Creation, Risk Indices, and the Cost of Capital

VA Product Design: Creating Value Through ERM

12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Awards Luncheon with Speaker, David Notestein, Financial Services Sector Team Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value
2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
General Session V: Ask the Experts