What to Expect at FAIRCON19

This year's 2019 FAIR Conference will feature two unique session tracks, shaped around your individual experience with FAIR. 

In line with the theme of FAIRCON19's topic, "How to Build a Quantitative Risk Management Program with FAIR," these tracks will provide you with practical tips and takeaways that you can use to start or enhance your FAIR-based risk management program. 

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Join us before the conference for FAIR Training Courses. We will be offering the FAIR Analysis Fundamentals Course as well as an in-person FAIR Analyst Learning Path Course for those who have already taken the Fundamentals course.

SUNDAY & MONDAY, September 22 & 23

FAIR Analysis Fundamentals & FAIR Analyst Learning Path Training Courses:

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SUNDAY, September 22

New Standards in Cyber Risk Oversight: Board of Directors Dinner

Register Here - This dinner event is exclusively for Board Directors who have cyber risk oversight roles.


Day 1 - TUESDAY, September 24

7:30 - 9:00 AM                  Registration and Breakfast

9:00 - 9:15 AM                  Welcome Remarks

Nick Sanna, President, FAIR Institute

9:15 - 10:00 AM                 Conference Keynote

Jack Jones, Chairman, FAIR Institute, EVP R&D, RiskLens 

10:00 - 10:45 AM               Presentation: Defining the Goals of an Effective RM Program

Christopher Porter, CISO, FannieMae
Omar Khawaja, CISO, Highmark Health

10:45 - 11:15 AM               Networking  Break 

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM         Panel: Building a Cybersecurity program with NIST CSF & FAIR

Ian Amit, CSO, Cimpress

12:00 - 1:00 PM                 Networking Lunch

  "Starting with FAIR" (Beginner Track)  "Advanced Users" Track

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Presentation: A Crash Course on Quantitative vs. Qualitative 

Evan Wheeler, CISO, Financial Engines

Presentation: Closing the Risk Management Loop with Cyber Risk Quantification

Greg Rothauser, Enterprise Business Information Security Officer (BISO), MassMutual

2:00 - 2:30 PM Networking Break

2:30 - 3:30 PM

Presentation: Am I Mature Enough to Adopt FAIR? - Uncovering the True Success Factors

Mary Faulkner, Dir. of Information Security, Thrivent Financial
Ben Storm, Info Sec Risk Analyst, Thrivent Financial

Presentation: Operationalizing Risk Quantification 
in Business Processes

3:30 - 4:00 PM         Networking Break

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Presentation: Various Stages of FAIR Adoption

Case Study: Scoping Enterprise Risk Assessments

Keith Weinbaum, Enterprise Risk Management Architect, Quicken Loans

6:00 - 10:00 PM                  Social Event 


Day 2 - WEDNESDAY, September 25

7:30 - 9:00 AM                     Breakfast & Networking 

9:00 - 9:10 AM                     Opening Remarks

9:10 - 10:00 AM                   Keynote Address: Why IRM Needs Risk Quantification

John Wheeler, Global Research Leader - Risk Management Technology, Gartner

10:00 - 10:45 AM                Presentation: Use Case Panorama - How Quantification Enables Risk-Aligned Decision Making

Alex Rogozhin, VP, Info Sec Data Intelligence, BB&T

10:45 - 11:15 AM                Networking Break

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM          Presentation: Crushing your Cyber Risk Board Report: Developing/Building a Reporting to the Board like Never Before

James Lam, Head of Risk Committee, Director, E*TRADE, NACD 100 Fellow

12:00 - 1:30 PM                  Awards Luncheon

FAIR Business Innovator
FAIR Champion
FAIR Ambassador

1:30 - 2:15 PM                    Presentation: Risk Register Reinvented: Risk Portfolio Management, Sponsored by RiskLens

Bryan Smith, CTO, RiskLens

2:15 - 2:45 PM                                                                                               Networking Break

2:45 - 3:30 PM                  Case Study: Using FAIR to take the Headache out of
 Cyber Insurance for your Business

Jeremy Alexander, Sr. Risk Expert,  Walmart

Case Study: Integrating Strategic Intelligence and FAIR

Musso Shaikh, Program Manager, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Fannie Mae

3:30 - 3:45 PM                                                                                               Networking Break

3:45 - 4:45 PM                   Presentation/Panel: Managing Third Party Risk with FAIR



Panel: Integrating Cyber Into ERM

     Moderator: Evan Wheeler, CISO, Financial Engines
     Lisa Hershey, Managing Director of Operational Risk, DTCC
     Yael Nagler, Global Enterprise Information & Technology           Risk, BlackRock
     Michael Kenney, VP of Operational Risk, Freddie Mac

4:45 - 5:00 PM                   Closing Remarks

*Attendees are free to depart for dinner on their own, the airport and/or to explore National Harbor and Washington, DC.


THURSDAY, September 26

RiskLens Customer Event - By Invite Only

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Click the image below to download the FAIRCON18 Program to see last year's agenda, speakers, and sponsors!

FAIRCON18 Program Cover 

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The two training courses, FAIR Analysis Fundamentals and FAIR Analyst Learning Path that will precede the conference, will follow the schedule listed below:

Sunday, September 22

08:00 - 09:00 AM - Breakfast & Networking
09:00 - 12:00 PM - Workshop-style Training Session
12:00 - 01:00 PM - Lunch & Networking
01:00 - 05:00 PM - Workshop-style Training Session

Monday, September 23

08:00 - 09:00 AM - Breakfast & Networking
09:00 - 12:00 PM - Workshop-style Training Session
12:00 - 01:00 PM - Lunch & Networking
01:00 - 05:00 PM - Workshop-style Training Session

*Breaks will be taken throughout the training course in both the morning and afternoon sessions.

For more information on the curriculum and goals of the training courses, please click below to read more!

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