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Are We Ready For The Next Financial Crisis?

March 21 - March 22

A Two-Day Rotman Conference on Causes of the Last Crisis & Lessons Yet To Be Learned -- Co-hosted by GRI, Rotman School of Management and Capital Markets Institute, this conference will feature 24 leading global financial risk experts from academia, government and industry.

Member Event

Enhancing Risk Governance

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The 2008 financial crisis revealed numerous shortcomings in risk oversight. Since then, many regulators have updated their expectations, and firms have taken steps to ensure alignment. Yet, despite these enhancements, we continue to see examples of unacceptable practices making the headlines.


International Cyber Risk Management Conference – ICRMC

April 11 - April 12

2018 DRIVING RESILIENCE - Today’s technology landscape is evolving at an exponential pace, forcing businesses of all sizes to adapt to stay competitive. At the same time, the risk to businesses from malicious cyber attacks is growing just as fast, if not faster.

Public Event

Machine Learning FinTech Conference II

May 2 @ 8:00 am - 6:40 pm

Learn from Financial Service leaders, FinTech CEOs and other solution providers on how they have applied machine learning to making financial services cheaper, faster, easier and more secure. Network with leading FinTech innovators and take away actionable innovative solutions.

Seminar and Forums

Inaugural Pension Roundtable

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Dr. Ashby Monk in the NPH inaugural roundtable discussion on the role of illiquid assets in pension plans, the risks and the benefits.

Special Event - By Invitation Only

Preparing for the Security Risk of Quantum Computing

May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Co-Hosted by Global Risk Institute, Gluskin Sheff and Quantum Valley Investments, this event features industry-leaders working in the fields of finance, software, intelligence and security services.

Public Event

Fields-GRI Mini Symposium on Systemic Risk

May 22 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

In the decade that followed the 2008 financial crisis, systemic risk emerged as a central topic of research in quantitative finance. In this mini-symposium, the Global Risk Institute partners with the Fields Institute Centre for Financial Industries to explore recent developments in the study of stability of banking networks, presenting the insights from leading academic researchers and regulators working in this area.

Public Event

Financial Institution Regulation: Optimizing the Risk-Return Tradeoff

May 23 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:30 pm

This workshop provides an understanding of the regulatory framework in place in Canada for the financial industry. Participants will examine how well the Canadian system is meeting its objectives, what important trade-offs occur, and explore governance issues, such as how risk is managed for these types of institutions.

Member Education Program

Board Risk Oversight and Insight Program

June 19 - June 20

A program created exclusively for directors of boards and senior stakeholders. This program covers key aspects of risk oversight in the financial services sector and is available exclusively to Global Risk Institute member. Offered over 1.5 days at the Rotman School of Management in downtown Toronto, GRl’s flagship program brings together the best practitioners and academics to provide actionable insight on the risk oversight responsibilities of boards and their directors. As a senior leader in a financial institution, you face…

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