Date: September 24th-28th

We’re looking forward to having Director of Model Development, Fan Zhang, present on the implementation of machine learning at this exciting conference. He will be joined by a few other RiskSpan experts attending MISMO 2018.

Webinar: CECL for Held-to-Maturity Securities

Date: September 27th

Join us for our joint webinar with Grant Thornton, where we cover CECL implementation for Held-to-Maturity Securities. Topics to be covered include 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’re excited to be sponsoring this important conference and having Managing Director, Janet Jozwik, as a featured moderator. Our team looks forward to 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

Join us, as RiskSpan’s Director of Model Development, Fan Zhang, dives into the exciting new frontier of machine learning, and it’s application within the financial industry. This event will be informal and informative regardless of how much you know about machine learning.

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 discuss leveraging machine learning applications in prepayment visualization and analysis.


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!

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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.

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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.

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