David K.A. Mordecai was invited to speak at the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) Conference What Blockchain Means for Risk Management on September 12, 2016 at The Union League Club in New York City. This conference aimed to explore the connections between blockchain, distributed ledger technology, as well as financial and operational risk management.
Dr. Mordecai participated in a panel entitled Getting from Here to There, which discussed the following topics:
- Financial industry application and fitness for purpose
- Infrastructure requirements, scalability and resiliency
- Implications for risk management
The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) has a mission to advance the risk profession through education, training, and the promotion of best practices globally, as the leading professional association for risk managers. GARP enables the risk community to make better informed risk decisions through “creating a culture of risk awareness” by educating and informing at all levels, from those beginning their careers in risk, to those leading risk programs at the largest financial institutions across the globe, as well as the regulators that govern them.
September 13, 2016 | New York, NY