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For Immediate Release March 3, 2000

Risk Management Planning Seminar for 2000

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) announces the location and date for its 2000 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:

Chicago, Illinois
June 1 - 2, 2000

The Westin Michigan Avenue
909 N. Michigan Ave.

Conference Times:

Registration begins Thursday at 7:30 a.m.
Opening Address begins Thursday at 8:30 a.m.
Conference ends Friday at 11:30 a.m.

Opening Address

James L. Sexton, Director, Division of Supervision
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Luncheon Address

Laurence H. Meyer, Governor
Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve System

Program Highlights:

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  • Capital Markets Treasury Risk
  • Operational Risks and Basel Accord
  • Insurance Underwriting Risks
  • Emerging Technology and Internet Banking Risks
  • Emerging Credit Risks

Registration Procedures:

  • Complete the Risk Management Planning Seminar Registration Form
  • 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.

The Westin Michigan Avenue
Phone 312-943-7200

FFIEC Conference Rate: $159 (single/double), $179 (triple/quad), 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 April 28, 2000.

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 Monday, May 1, 2000.
  • 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 he FFIEC Examiner Education Office at 703-516-5588 or refer to the FFIEC Web Site: