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For Immediate Release August 3, 1998

Risk Management Planning Seminar for 1998

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) announces the location and date for its 1998 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:

San Francisco, CA
October 15 - 16, 1998

Westin St. Francis at Union Square

Conference Times:

Registration begins Thursday at 7:30 a.m.  Conference ends Friday at 12:00 noon

Program Highlights: (Please refer to our Web Site: for current agenda)

  • Risk management from the regulators' viewpoints
  • Current strategies for interest rate risk management
  • Regional risk management concerns
  • Pending legislation/regulation and the impact on risk management
  • Policy-level federal regulators to discuss agency risk management examination procedures
  • Managing the risks of emerging technologies and Y2K concerns

How to Register: (Registration form can be downloaded from the Web Site: )

  • Send either the Conference Registration Form or a photocopy along with a check payable to the FFIEC in the amount of $350. Please make your hotel reservation after you receive an acceptance letter -- but then be sure to make it immediately in order to take advantage of the special room block rate, which expires on September 14.
  • Tuition includes program materials, two continental breakfasts and one luncheon.
  • Early registration is encouraged as space is limited and past sessions have sold out.
  • Checks will be returned if application is received after the conference has been filled.
  • Cancellations must be received at least 30 days before the conference in order to receive a refund.
  • For additional information, please call the FFIEC Examiner Education Office at 703-516-5588 or refer to the FFIEC Web Site.

Mail to:

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