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For Immediate Release June 14, 1999

Risk Management Planning Seminar for 1999

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) announces the location and date for its 1999 Risk Management Planning seminar.

Who Should Attend:

Financial institution chief executive officers, directors, chief operating officers, chief financial officers and other executive level officers of banks, thrifts, and credit unions.

Objectives of Program:

To encourage top management to establish or improve systems that facilitate bank-wide risk management and to discuss issues in risk management with regulators.

Location and Date:

JW Marriott Hotel
Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC
November 8 - 9, 1999

Conference Times:

Registration begins Monday at 7:30 a.m.
Conference ends Tuesday at 11:30 a. m.

Keynote Address

The Honorable John D. Hawke, Jr., Comptroller of the Currency

Luncheon Address

The Honorable Ellen Seidman, Director, Office of Thrift Supervision

Program Highlights:

(Please also refer to our Web Site: http://www.FFIEC.gov/exam/education.htm.)

Risk Measurement Approaches - Industry vs. Regulator

  • Capital Adequacy - Regulatory Proposals for Change
  • Financial Strategies for the Community Bank
  • Capital Treasury Markets - What lies ahead?
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Technology Risks - Protecting Corporate Network Assets

Registration Procedures:

  • Complete the [Registration Form] (or photocopy).
  • Make payment (check or money order) payable to the "FFIEC" in the amount of $350.
    (Tuition payment includes program materials, two continental breakfasts and one luncheon.)
  • Mail your completed registration form and payment to:

Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
3501 Fairfax Drive, Room 3086
Arlington, Virginia 22226-3550

  • Once your registration form and check has been received you will receive a confirmation letter

(Checks will be returned if application is received after the conference has been filled.)

Hotel Reservations:

  • Please make your hotel reservation and travel plans promptly upon receipt of your confirmation letter.

JW Marriott, Pennsylvania Avenue
Phone 202-393-2000
FFIEC Conference Rate: $195 (single/double), plus taxes

Please note: To assure a room please make your hotel reservation as soon as possible. Please indicate that you are requesting the FFIEC Risk Management Conference room rate. To take advantage of this special conference room rate, your reservation must be made with the hotel no later than October 8, 1999.

We recommend that you do not make non-refundable travel arrangements until you have received your registration confirmation as past conferences have sold out.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations must be received at least 30 days before the conference in order to receive a full refund. A refund check will be issued in approximately two to four weeks after receipt of written notification of cancellation. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after Friday, October 8, 1999.
  • Early registration is encouraged as space is limited and past sessions have sold out.
  • If you require special assistance to fully participate in the conference, please provide a written description of your specific needs with your registration form.
  • For additional information, please call the FFIEC Examiner Education Office at 703-516-5588 or refer to the FFIEC Web Site: http://www.FFIEC.gov