Tenth Annual Risk Management Conference

26 – 27 July 2016, Singapore

The Risk Management Institute (RMI) at the National University of Singapore invites submissions for its Tenth Annual Risk Management Conference in Singapore on 26 and 27 July2016. We are pleased to announce that financial assistance of up to SGD500 for airfare and 2 nights of hotel accommodation will be provided to overseas presenters at RMC2016.

OVERVIEW: This international conference will provide a platform for policy makers, regulators, industry executives, and researchers from academia and industry to enhance their risk management techniques, explore the latest investment strategies, and manage the fundamental regulatory changes in the financial sector.

The one and a half day scientific programme will start on the afternoon of 26 July and continue for a full day on 27 July. The morning of 26 July will feature a half day policy forum.

POLICY FORUM: A half day policy forum on the morning of 26 July aims to provide a platform for invited speakers and panellists from industry, regulatory agencies, and academia, who are experts in the field of financial risk management to share their insights on issues of interest to the risk management community.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME: The one and a half day scientific programme will follow the format of an academic conference. It will consist of submitted papers on the theme of financial risk management, to be reviewed and selected by an international panel of experts. Submitted papers must represent original and unpublished research. Concurrent sessions will be devoted to the dissemination of scientific findings.

TOPICS: Suggested topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
– Impact of regulation on financial markets and practice
– Understanding and modelling systemic risk
– Corporate risk management theory and practice
– Operational, market, and credit risks modelling
– Liquidity risks and their implications
– Risk management issues in derivatives, structured products and alternative investments
– Optimization and computational tools for risk management
– Statistical and econometric techniques for financial problems

The scientific program will also feature two or three invited plenary talks.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Submissions may be made via the conference website. If you have any queries, please contact Ms. Shivani Nakhare at rminsr@nus.edu.sg. The submission deadline is 29 April 2016. The authors will be notified of the review committee’s decision by 27 May 2016.

CONFERENCE FEE AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATION: The conference registration fee will be waived for all presenters and discussants. If overseas presenters require funding support, the organizers can provide airfare assistance of up to SGD500 and hotel accommodation for up to 2 nights.

– Prof. Stan Hurn (Queensland University of Technology)
– Prof. Raymond Kan (University of Toronto)

FURTHER INFORMATION: For more information, please visit http://www.rmi.nus.edu.sg/rmc

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