RMA Annual Conference Focused on Preparing for the Future

Philadelphia, PA (July 18, 2018) –

Comptroller of the Currency Joseph M. Otting among Keynote Speakers

The RMA Annual Risk Management Conference, November 4-6 in National Harbor, Md. (just outside of Washington, D.C.), is RMA’s premier membership event of the year. Bankers and subject matter experts will share best practices and thought leadership to assist each other with the critical issues facing the industry today and tomorrow.

The conference’s keynote speakers will be Comptroller of the Currency Joseph M. Otting, Good Harbor Security Risk Management Chairman and CEO Richard A. Clarke, Moody’s Analytics Chief Economist Mark M. Zandi, and Enterprise Learning Solutions President and Founder Kathy Pearson.

Interactive round tables featuring discussions on CECL idea sharing, board communication best practices, and pricing and benchmarking are new to the conference and will promote enlightening and productive discussion.

Attendees will participate in breakout sessions on topics to include preparing for the downturn, bank risk culture, third-party risk management, and blockchain, as well as Chief Risk Officer and Chief Credit Officer panel discussions.  The OCC, FDIC, and the Federal Reserve will also be hosting separate breakout sessions with their respective banks to share risk perspectives and to hear from their bankers.

Optional pre-and post-conference events include a Community Bank Vendor Management Forum, Credit Risk Policy Round Table, Enterprise Risk Management Round Table, and a workshop on understanding the new Current Expected Credit Loss standard for the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses.

Note: Register by July 31, 2018, for early-bird discounted pricing. Banks are encouraged to register the young professionals and rising leaders in their organizations for only $100.

Additional information on the conference is available at rmahq.org.

About RMA

The Risk Management Association is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, and operational risk. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, RMA has 2,500 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the association by more than 18,000 risk management professionals who are chapter members in financial centers throughout North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, and Australia. Visit RMA on the Web at www.rmahq.org.

Media Contacts

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