Programme

Meeting Agenda (subject to changes)

09:15 Registration


10:00 Welcome from the European Risk Management Council

  • Dr Evgueni Ivantsov, Chairman, European Risk Management Council

10:10 Opening remarks from the Meeting Host

  • Michael Imeson, Senior Content Editor, Financial Times Live, and Contributing Editor, The Banker

10:20 KEYNOTE ADDRESS from the World Economic Forum

  • TBC

12:00 Networking Lunch


12:50 KEYNOTE ADDRESS from Knowledge Partner


13:10 Session 3. Dealing with the climate change phenomenon: Understanding the financial and non-financial risks

Politicians, environmental activists and business leaders are still struggling to unite on the climate change issue and the path to a sustainable economy.  What should be the response of the financial services sector? Panellists will discuss critical questions on climate change risk. How should financial institutions assess the long-term risks of this global problem? How should climate risks be embedded in existing risk management frameworks? What actions do financial institutions need to take to meet regulators’ and stakeholders’ expectations?

Chair: Silvia Pavoni, Economics editor, The Banker magazine

  • TBC

13:50 Session 4. Navigating through globally disruptive trends

In the last few years, various environmental, political and technological developments have had a profound transformational effect on society and business. As a result, new risks have come to dominate the financial services threat landscape. How should risk leaders address these challenges, and how well are they prepared? Panellists  will discuss what control framework is needed to address emerging risks and how to use modern technology and digital innovations in an ethical way, with tight control over security and privacy.

Chair: Silvia Pavoni, Economics editor, The Banker magazine

  • TBC

14:30 Coffee Networking Break


15:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS from Bank of England

  • TBC

15:20 Session 5. Operational resilience: what it means for the interconnected financial business

Participants in this session will analyse the experience of major system failures and the lessons learnt.  They will discuss what options are available to mitigate damage and restore normal operations in case of major disruption. They will propose practical ways to improve operational resilience and to create and deploy an effective disaster recovery plan.

Chair: Michael Imeson, Senior Content Editor, Financial Times Live, and Contributing Editor, The Banker

  • TBC

16:00 Closing remarks from the Meeting Host


16:05 Networking reception