Media Advisory - Enterprise Risk Management 2013: Creating and Protecting Future Value with ERM

TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - What is Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)? It is an educational program that gives managers foresight and judgment to deal with unexpected threats.

At Enterprise Risk Management 2013, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada, experts will describe how they establish frameworks to help detect oncoming risks. Read more in "Risk Watch: Thought Leadership in Risk and Governance—Special Edition".

When:   Monday, January 28th and Tuesday, January 29th, 2013.
Who:   A Global Perspective on Creating and Protecting Future Value
    Alex Wittenberg, Partner at Oliver Wyman, will discuss the implications of the World Economic Forum's Global Risks 2013 Report for Canadian organizations.
    Monday, 8:45 a.m.
    Case Study 4: Risk Appetite 2.0
    Rob Quail, Director of Enterprise Risk Management at Hydro One Inc., will share a new approach that increases a company's tolerance to risk.
    Monday, 11:30 a.m.
    Master Class Spotting and Evaluating Future Risks
    Moderator Scott Ferguson, Chief Executive Officer at Progress Consulting, will discuss with the panel ways to identify emerging risks and how management can anticipate future threats.
    Frank Feather, Chief Executive Officer and President at Future Trends Inc.
    G. Wesley Gill, Executive Lead and Head of Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance at SAS Institute (Canada) Inc.
    Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist at The Conference Board of Canada.
    Jerry C. Koh, Senior Specialist of Communication and Population Health Branch at the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
    Monday, 2:00 p.m.
Where:    Hyatt Regency Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.

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This event is sponsored in part by the Community Trust Company, SAS Institute (Canada) Inc., RBC Insurance Holdings Inc., Risk Wise Inc., the International Centre for Operational Risk Management, Bullfrogpower and Zerofootprint.

SOURCE: Conference Board of Canada

For further information:

Media are asked to register in advance, as space is limited.
For more information or media accreditation, contact:
Françoise Makanda, Media Relations Coordinator,
Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 389. E-mail:

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