RiskSpan at EY Global Blockchain Summit
Date: April 16
Don’t miss RiskSpan at the Ernst & Young Global Blockchain Summit, April 16th in New York City. CTO and Co-Founder Suhrud Dagli will join the panel ‘Applications of Blockchain in the Securitization Marketplace’
RiskSpan at University of Maryland Bitcamp Hackathon
Date: April 12-14
Will you be at the University of Maryland Bitcamp Hackathon? RiskSpan is excited to sponsor this event, bringing together some of the smartest minds in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area for a weekend-long creative marathon!
RiskSpan at LendIt Fintech
Date: April 8-9
Will you be attending LendIt Fintech? RiskSpan is excited to be joining our colleagues at this conference in San Francisco, from April 8 to 9.
Don’t miss CEO Bernadette Kogler speaking on the panel ‘Upending Capital Markets Through Blockchain’.
Interested in meeting with a RiskSpan there? Register for your meeting!
RiskSpan at Single Security 2019
Date: March 4
Will you be attending Single Security 2019? RiskSpan is excited to be joining our colleagues at this conference in New York City, on March 4th. RiskSpan provides FHFA with prepayment data via Edge which is critical to single security liquidity.
Interested in meeting with a RiskSpan there? Register for your meeting with experts Don Brown and Jeff Ryu.
Basics of the Reference Rate Transition
Date: February 14
Join us in our upcoming webinar, where RiskSpan experts cover what you need to know to get ready for the transition away from LIBOR.
SFIG Vegas 2019
Date: February 24-27
Join us at SFIG Vegas 2019, where we are excited to have three featured speakers covering topics including blockchain, predictive modeling, and electronic contracts.
Webinar: CECL Considerations for Community Banks
Date: January 15th
Join us for our joint webinar with S&P Global Market Intelligence, where we will cover some CECL essentials inclduing, data selection, model deployment, allowance calculation, and reporting infrastructure.
BlockChainge DC 2019
Date: January 13th-15th
Join us for BlockChainge DC 2019, where RiskSpan CEO Bernadette Kogler, and CTO Suhrud Dagli are featured speakers on the panel ‘Blockchain in Mortgage and Structured Finance: Beyond the Hype’.
Webinar: The Value of Mortgage Insurance Under CECL
Date: November 7th
Join us for our joint webinar with MGIC where we will tackle the benefits of mortgage insurance under the new accounting standard.
MBA Annual 2018
Date: October 14-17
RiskSpan is excited to be joining the Mortgage Bankers Association annual convention and expo here in DC, and catch up with colleagues both old and new.
MISMO 2018 DC
Date: September 24th-28th
Director of Model Development, Fan Zhang, presented on the implementation of machine learning at this exciting conference. He was joined by a few other RiskSpan experts attending MISMO 2018.
Webinar: CECL for Held-to-Maturity Securities
Date: September 27th
Joint webinar with Grant Thornton, where we covered CECL implementation for Held-to-Maturity Securities. Topics covered included applications within structured finance and both corporate and muni bonds, with several options including some advanced and some simpler approaches.
ABS East Conference
Date: September 23rd-25th
We were excited to sponsor this important conference and have Managing Director, Janet Jozwik, as a featured moderator. Our team enjoyed catching up with some existing contacts, and meeting new ones in Miami.
Meetup: Machine Learning in Financial Services
Host: Fan Zhang
Date: Wednesday, August 29th @ 5:30pm EST
RiskSpan’s Director of Model Development, Fan Zhang took a dive into the exciting new frontier of machine learning, and its application within the financial industry. This event was informal and informative regardless of how much attendees knew about machine learning.
Blockchain & Beers
Hosts: Suhrud Dagli and Charlie Moore
Date: Thursday, June 28th @ 5:30pm EST
This informal discussion featured RiskSpan co-founder Suhrud Dagli, and Charlie Moore of the Global Debt Registry discussing RiskSpan’s latest blockchain application in structured finance. Stay tuned for more blockchain events!
Webinar: Machine Learning in Building a Prepayment Model
Hosts: Janet Jozwik, Fan Zhang, and Lei Zhao
Date: Thursday, July 12th @ 11:30am EST
Prepayment models are complex, machine learning can help – In this webinar three of RiskSpan’s lead quantitative modelers Janet Jozwik, Fan Zhang, and Lei Zhao discussed leveraging machine learning applications in prepayment visualization and analysis.
Webinar: Machine Learning in Whole Loan Data Prep
Hosts: LC Yarnelle, Matt Steele
Date: Tuesday, June 26th @ 11:30am EST
Two of RiskSpan’s top data analysts, LC Yarnelle and Matt Steele help you tackle one of your biggest obstacles: Curating and normalizing multiple, disparate data sets.
Webinar: Managing Down-Model Validation Costs
Hosts: Tim Willis and Nick Young
Date: Wednesday, June 20th @ 11:30am EST
Model risk managers increasingly are being asked to do more with less. Expanding model inventories and regulatory expectations are not always accompanied by commensurate increases in model validation budgets. Consequently, model risk managers have to be creative in order to get the most from their MRM dollar without sacrificing quality. In this webinar, Tim Willis explores ways of doing more with your model validation budget.