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CECL Customer Connection

SAS World Headquarters | Cary, NC
June 10-11, 2019

This event is an opportunity for customers to directly share experiences and plans for future activities with SAS product management and R&D representatives and to network with other customers who also use SAS® Regulatory Content for CECL.

You'll be able to:

  • Learn more about the CECL regulation by engaging with other experts.
  • Share insights and network with peers.
  • Hear customer case studies and best practices that you can apply to your day-to-day activities.
  • Provide feedback and ideas on product strategy.
  • Meet one-on-one with R&D and product managers.


Your response by May 31, 2019, will be greatly appreciated.

Registration is free, compliments of SAS, and includes conference materials, admission to all sessions, a luncheon and transportation from Embassy Suites to the SAS campus. It does not include air travel, hotel expenses or transportation off SAS campus or to and from the airport.


Monday, June 10 
3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Usability Workshop
The Design Team at SAS focuses on designing products that support the way you work. Come share your experiences with SAS designers so that we can enable your workflow and create software that is easy to use. This session will give you the opportunity to be an active participant in our design process for current and future products, as well as have the opportunity to become part of our network of users to contact for ongoing collaborations.

This workshop includes the following:
• Overview of the SAS design team and the UI
• Questions about your day-to-day tasks in SAS software
• Talking about the pros and cons of SAS software from a usability perspective
• Brainstorming designs for new functionality

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.Networking Dinner
Executive Dining Room
Tuesday, June 11 
8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Opening Remarks
Darryl Ivan, Head of North America Pre-sales, Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Going Beyond CECL: Integrated Balance Sheet Forecasting & Stress Testing
Martim Rocha, CECL Solution Lead, Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions
Rocco Cannizzaro, Director, Regulatory Risk Management Solutions, SAS
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.BMO Journey with SAS through IFRS9 to CECL Content
Anita Measey, Director, Credit Risk Technology, BMO Financial Group
Sriram Rajaram, Director, Risk Analytics Implementation, BMO Financial Group
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.Break
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.Customer Presentation
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.Customer Presentation
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.Networking Lunch
1:15 – 1:45 p.m.Modeling Best Practices
Julio Rivera, VP, Director of CCAR, CECL and Stress Testing Model Implementation, Production and Reporting, U.S. Bank
1:45 – 2:45 p.m.Customer Presentation
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.Break
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.Customer Presentation
4:00 – 4:30 p.m.Roadmap
Martim Rocha, CECL Solution Lead, Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions
4:30 – 5:15 p.m.Moderated Discussion
Martim Rocha, CECL Solution Lead, Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions
5:15 p.m.Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Darryl Ivan, Head of North America Pre-sales, Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions

Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh Durham Research Triangle
201 Harrison Oaks Blvd
Cary, NC 27513

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