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Risk Management and Financial Innovation Conference

March 8, 2019 - March 10, 2019

Global Risk Institute is a Conference Sponsor for this Event. The Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University are hosting a conference on Risk Management and Financial Innovation on March 8-10, 2019. The conference is in memory of Professor Peter Christoffersen, who passed away in June 2018. Peter held the TMX Chair in Capital Markets and a Bank of Canada Fellowship and was a widely respected member of the Rotman School since 2010.…


4th Annual News & Finance Conference

March 13, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

This event is co-sponsored by Global Risk Institute and Columbia’s Data Science Institute. Financial economists have long been interested in how markets incorporate information. In the last decade, the confluence of improved computational tools and data availability for text analysis have led to new research methods and many important insights into how markets respond to the news media. But how does information become news in the first place? How do choices made by journalists shape the news to which markets react?…

Education Event – Workshop

Management of Non-Financial Risk: Beyond Reporting

March 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A National Pension Hub Workshop In 2018, the increased influence of global risks and trends reflects a world that is financially, socially, politically, environmentally, and technologically divided.  Regulation has been focused on the reporting of compliance with business ethics, climate change, and impact investing products.  Management of non-financial risk must move beyond compliance to be integrated into organizations strategy. The Workshop will consist: A presentation on The Global Risks and Trends Framework (GRAFT) that provides a systematic process for identifying,…

Education Event – Course

Transforming Finance: Machine Learning and Blockchain

March 28, 2019 - March 29, 2019

*NOTE: course dates how changed from November 2018 to new date March 28-29th, 2019 - A Rotman Executive Program sponsored by GRI - This course is about putting machine learning and blockchain technology to work for your organization. Machine learning and blockchain technology are rapidly changing the financial services industry. Get ahead of the curve by learning how to leverage these exciting new tools.


Property & Casualty Insurers’ Risk Management Conference

April 4, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

Global Risk Institute and the Insurance Bureau of Canada are pleased to co-host the Property & Casualty Insurers' Risk Management Conference. This event is directed to senior leaders in risk management, finance, underwriting & claims.


International Cyber Risk Management Conference – ICRMC

April 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - April 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

GRI Members receive 30% discount when they use code GRI2019 to register.

The International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC) provides delegates with an essential forum to help mitigate
and respond to today’s rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape.

Member Event

Mortgage Market Update

June 10, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In its latest business outlook survey, the Bank of Canada noted “continued weakness in housing related activity in some regions.” Has the stress test introduced last year contributed to this weakness, or tempered the risk of a housing melt-down and over-indebtedness?  Join us as our distinguished panelists discuss these and other pressing issues in the Canadian housing market.

Member Education Program

Board Risk Oversight and Insight Program

June 11, 2019 - June 12, 2019

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…

Annual Conference

GRI Summit 2019

September 18, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The GRI Summit is the signature conference for the Global Risk Institute. The summit is one full day and attendees can expect insightful panel discussion, keynote speakers and networking opportunities. Our full roster of panelists and speakers are now live on the website, check them out!

Member Event

Principle Based Regulation

November 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us on November 14th for a GRI Member-Exclusive Event where Provincial and Federal financial services regulators will discuss their move toward principle based regulation. Attendees can expect to gain perspective and insight into the work of key regulators in the industry and network with fellow GRI Members.

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