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2nd Annual Advanced Model Validation

October 5, 2016 - October 6, 2016


Galvanizing Model Risk Governance Policies and Procedures to Achieve Portfolio Efficiency, Remain Compliant, and Master Validation Practices

Why You Should Attend

2nd Annual Advanced Model Validation

Lessen the burden on your validation teams. Model validation is an integral part of everyday operations for managing model risk. Thus, there is a need to create robust model risk and model validation frameworks. While regulations continue to evolve, the industry must stay ahead of the curve, adapt to new guidance, and manage resources to implement such changes. Through case study presentations, panels and Q&A, modeling professionals can expect to gain valuable insight into model validation improved practices, and apply them to model risk governance programs.

Building on the very successful 2015 Advanced Model Validation meeting, this highly anticipated edition will address key topics including classification of models versus non-models, model development initiatives & reliability, regulator expectations for model validation, building a foundational validation framework, model risk tiering, risk ranking model inventory, data quality and data collection, departmental communication, shortcomings in applying qualitative model overlays, selecting the proper vendors and variables for expert judgment, validating vendor and PPNR models, best practices to stay compliant, and more.

Key Topics

  • Understand regulator expectations, concerns and observations in model risk and model validation, and what firms need in order to be compliant
  • Classify a model versus a non-model based on regulations, resources, materiality and judgements to promote consistency
  • Apply qualitative model overlays to address shortcomings for optimal validation
  • Achieve successful validation and transparency in vendor models by choosing the right vendors for the job and overcoming the lack of information available
  • Build a robust model validation framework to provide internal and external stakeholders confidence that model results are reliable for informed decision making

Previous Attendees Include

EastWest Bank, Bank of the West, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Umpqua Bank, PenFed Credit Union, Blackrock, Santander Holding Company, Union Bank, Visa, CIBC, First Tech Federal Credit Union, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, The Bancorp, Luther Burbank Savings, First Republic Bank, Bank of America, BMO Harris Bank, Capital One, Citibank, Deutsche Bank Group, Fifth Third Bank, First Citizens Bank, First Niagra, GE Capital, HSBC Holdings, JPMorgan Chase, Liberty Mutual Group, Middlesex Savings Bank, Morgan Stanley, People’s United Bank, Scotiabank, SunTrust Bank, TD Bank Group, TIAA-CREF, Zions Bancorporation

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