CFS Conference on Operational Risk

19 March 2015
House of Finance, Campus Westend, Goethe University Frankfurt

The objective of this conference is to bring together European researchers and practitioners on operational risk management and measurement to discuss current research on topics where practitioners see a need for additional research.

Topics of Interest

  • Establishing a sound OpRisk culture with a link to executive compensation
  • Linking OpRisk strategy with business strategy
  • Choosing the optimal governance structure (1st and 2nd line of defence)
  • Overcoming biases in scenario analysis for OpRisk
  • Assessing the quality of Key Risk Indicators (e. g. correlation with losses)
  • Creating incentives for comprehensive loss data collection
  • Using external loss data in the OpRisk model
  • Building and validating OpRisk models


Download the Agenda

Conference Fees

The conference fee is EUR 50 for academics and EUR 100 for practitioners. Presenters are exempt from the conference fee.

You are invited to register as a regular participant by 12 March 2015. Please note that the system will be automatically closed once the capacity is reached.

If you have any administrative questions about the conference, please contact the CFS Office at info(at) Please direct other questions to the main conference organizer Thomas Kaiser kaiser(at)

Conference Organizers

Prof. Dr. Thomas Kaiser, Goethe University and KPMG
Prof. Dr. Mark Wahrenburg, Goethe University




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