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Insurance Enterprise Risk Management
August 18-19, 2015

Day One - August 18
8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast Open

8:30 am

Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management and Risk Framework

  • Why it matters
  • Risk Appetite
  • Corporate Objectives and Guiding Principles
10:15 am


10:30 am

Risk Identification and Assessment

  • Multiple phases
  • Key risk categories
  • Challenges in the process
11:45 am

Introduction to Case Study – “Lessons Learned from Past Events"

Featuring one of the oldest Property & Casualty insurance companies in the United States.
12:00 pm


1:00 pm

Case Study - Team Assignment on Risk Identification

2:00 pm

Results of Case Study

2:30 pm


2:45 pm

Risk Quantification and Reporting

  • Risk register/assessment scale
  • Mitigation: tolerances and controls
4:00 pm

Risk Modeling: How to Understand the Input and Interpret the Output

  • Approach: many parts at play
  • How the process works
  • Economic Capital: what the data means
  • Stressed scenarios
5:00 pm

Day One Concludes

Day Two - August 19
8:00 am

Continental Breakfast Opens

8:30 am

Developing a Risk Framework Process

  • Holistic overview of risk practices
  • Involved committees
10:15 am


10:30 am

Understanding the Role of Risk Governance

  • Historical Volatility
  • Understanding and measuring volatility
  • Importance of reserve risk
11:15 am

Communicating Risk Metrics – Internally and Externally

  • Involved parties: management, Board of Directors, Rating Agencies, Regulators, Analysts
  • The message
12:00 pm


1:00 pm

Case Study Two

2:00 pm

Operational Risk Management

  • Process and controls vs modeling and simulation
  • Management’s Top Risks
  • Operational risk process
  • Favorable practices
  • Examples
2:45 pm


3:00 pm

Emerging Risk Management

  • What are the emerging risks?
  • Identify them and how to monitor
  • Modeling and estimating
  • Potential responses
4:00 pm

Program Concludes

Michael E. Angelina, ACAS, MAAA, CERA
Michael E. Angelina, ACAS, MAAA, CERAExecutive Director, Academy of Risk Management & Insurance, Erivan K. Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph’s University
Mike Angelina joined Saint Joseph's University in April 2012 to lead the Risk Management and Insurance program within the Haub School of Business. Prior to joining Saint Joseph’s, he was an executive officer with Bermuda based insurer and reinsurer, Endurance Specialty Holdings, Ltd., as Chief Risk Officer and Chief Actuary. In this capacity, he led the global pricing, reserving, and risk management functions with a particular emphasis on Enterprise Risk Management.

Mr. Angelina is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society, a Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst, and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries, currently serving on the Academy Board of Directors as Vice President, Casualty. Mr. Angelina began his actuarial career with CIGNA and then joined Tillinghast (now Towers Watson) in 1988, where he participated in the development of Tillinghast's excess of loss pricing system and its Global Loss Distributions initiative, as well as numerous client assignments, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, pricing and reserving for reinsurance companies, and multi-line insurers. Mr. Angelina worked for one year for Reliance Reinsurance Corp. as a vice president and actuary prior to returning to Tillinghast in 2000, leading the Philadelphia office.

Mr. Angelina is the co-author of Tillinghast's industry-wide asbestos actuarial study and participated in the development of the 2003 FAIR Act (proposed Federal asbestos legislation). Mr. Angelina is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries’ Committee on Property Liability Financial Reporting and Chairperson of its Casualty Practice Council. He also served as the Council’s Chairperson of the Emerging Issues Task Force. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, covering topics such as Enterprise Risk Management, Risk Governance, Loss Reserving, International Issues, Capital Allocation, Regulation, Market Conditions, and Pricing Trends.

Event Date:
August 18-19, 2015
Event Location:
Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL, US
Registration Fee:

Your registration includes all program work materials, plus continental breakfast and lunch both days.


Insurance Enterprise Risk Management is appropriate for:

  • C-Level executives and board directors
  • Insurance professionals in administration, credit, finance, legal and operations that are involved in risk management for their firms
  • Consultants and legal advisors
  • Operating unit executives and other risk managers 

This program is designed for insurance professionals already managing risk at some level. Materials assume an intermediate to advanced understanding of a financial institution's operations and business model and presumes a working knowledge of financial concepts as well as familiarity with the insurance industry.

Event Date:
August 18-19, 2015
Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL, US

SNL has reserved a block of rooms at the nearby Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, within quick walking distance from the venue.

To book your room at the rate of $249, please call 888-991-7786 or email kcsupport@snl.com

What is the dress code?
Business casual

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What is your cancellation policy?
Cancellations for this program are eligible for a full refund, less a $150.00 administrative fee, if received at least 15 business days prior to the start of the program. Cancellations received after that date but at least 5 business days prior to the start of the program receive a credit in the amount of the registration fee, less a $150.00 administrative fee, to attend another SNL Knowledge Center program within 13 months. Cancellations received fewer than 5 business days prior to the start of the program are not eligible for a refund or credit.

Attendee substitutions from the same company may be made at any time.

In the event of a cancellation from a group discount, refunds or credits are issued beginning with the most heavily discounted price, minus a $150.00 administration fee.

"No shows" - or those who cancel within 15 days of the program - and have registered under the Invoice option, remain liable for the full program fee.

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