RISK 360 Conference
August 27-29, 2024 Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport Boston, MA



7 a.m. to 8 a.m.


7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration Open

8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Conference Welcome, Roger Murray, Chief Marketplace Office, Farm Credit East

8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

General Session #1: Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence: Risks, Threats & Opportunities; Rachel Wilson, Director of Cybersecurity, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management; Former Head of Counterterrorism Operations, National Security Agency (NSA)

9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Refreshment Break

10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions #1

#1A/D: Audit/Risk: Keeping Clear of Pitfalls - Navigating Artificial Intelligence (AI) Guidance, Governance, and Risk Management; Rex Earl, Chief Security Officer, Farm Credit Services of America; Igor Stojanovski CISO, Farm Credit Bank of Texas

#1B: Credit/Risk: Building a Reputation Risk Process; Mark Hanna, EVP/CRO, Farm Credit Mid-America; Matthew Ormiston, Partner, McGinnis Lochridge

#1C: Appraisal: When Worlds Collide: AI for Appraisal; Michael Thomas, Chief Data Scientist, Ketchbrook Analytics

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.


1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

General Session #2: Washington Update; Todd Van Hoose, President & CEO, Farm Credit Council

2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions #2

#2A: Audit/Risk: SOC Chronicles: Tales & Takeaways From the Front Lines; Sarah Batson, shareholder from MaynardNexsen; Elizabeth Benefield, General Counsel, AgGeorgia Farm Credit

#2B: Credit: Understanding the PD Model; Matt Gerstle, VP Risk Management, Farm Credit Mid-America; Dan Kiggens, CRO and CCO, Fresno Madera Farm Credit

#2C: Appraisal/Risk: Agricultural Update: Land and Commodities; Doug Hodge, ARA, MAI, Director of Appraisal, Peoples Company; Dr. Scott Irwin, Laurence J. Norton Chair of Agricultural Marketing University of Illinois

#2D: Risk: Continuing the ERM Journey; Pete Cypret, Chief Risk Officer, Farm Credit of the Virginias; Adrien Wade, Enterprise Risk Manager, Farm Credit Mid-America

3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Refreshment Break

4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions #3

#3A: Audit/Risk: Cyber Guardrails: Staying Ahead of The Regulatory Race; Michael Anderson, Program Manager, Farm Credit Administration; Grant Gaither, IT Risk & Security, Farm Credit Administration

#3B: Credit/Risk: Impact of Rising Rates on Credit; Kiran Kini, SVP & Treasurer, CoBank; Jay Murkerson, EVP Chief Risk Officer, AgGeorgia Farm Credit

#3C: Appraisal/Credit: Big Data: Combating Valuation Bias; Scott Reuter, Chief Appraiser, Freddie Mac

#3D: Risk/Audit: The Art of Assessing Fraud Risks; Stephanie Bernard, Director ERM, AgWest Farm Credit; Michael Brodsky, Audit & Assurance Managing Director, Deloitte & Touche LLP; Dalila Martinez, VP Compliance Program, CoBank

5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Welcome Reception


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