Risk Realm Webinars

Risk Realm is AFERM’s webinar series that brings ERM thought leadership and professional development to our members.

We partner with industry-leading organizations to provide these informative sessions for free. If you have a Risk Realm idea or would like to be a sponsoring partner, please contact us at info@aferm.org.

Check our events calendar for upcoming Risk Realm webinars.


Previous Webinars

Risk Culture, Building Resilience, and Seizing Opportunities

Webinar Date: May 7, 2024
Hosted by:  AFERM

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Rachael Johnson, Head of Risk Management and Corporate Governance for the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), along with AFERM member Tom Brandt have insights from the ACCA’s latest Global Risks Survey and to delve into some of the key findings and recommendations from two recent reports issued by the ACCA -- Risk Culture: Building Resilience and Seizing Opportunities, and Risk Cultures and Banking: Where Next?

Topics covered in the webinar include the role of leadership and risk culture, taking a behaviorally informed approach to understanding risk, collaboration across the three lines, the relationship between risk and internal audit, the impacts of AI, and more.


A Conversation with Clive Martin, Head of the UK Government’s Risk Profession

Webinar Date: February 23, 2023
Hosted by:  AFERM

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AFERM’s Tom Brandt’s conversation with Clive Martin, the UK’s first “head of the government risk profession” — a position created in 2022 to address issues identified in a COVID-19 review that pointed to a need for better risk planning and intelligence sharing. We chatted with Mr. Martin about various aspects of the charge he was given in this new role, which includes reporting on the progress government departments are making on risk management effectiveness, pulling together information on risks the government faces so that it can be considered more holistically, and determining an accreditation regime for the UK government’s risk management professionals.


Key Considerations for Technology Enablement of Enterprise Risk Management

Webinar Date: August 18, 2022
Hosted by:  AFERM and Elevate Government Solutions

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In this one-hour presentation, the speakers discuss key considerations for technology enablement of ERM for pre-implementation, during implementation and post-implementation phases, including key lessons learned from prior implementations and best practices.

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“Snow-verwhelmed”—Lessons for Risk Managers from the January 2022 Shutdown of I-95 in Virginia

Webinar Date: June 7, 2022
Hosted by:  AFERM and Center for Excellence in Public Leadership at The George Washington University (GW-CEPL)

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In the webinar, panelists discuss the after-action report covering the snowstorm in January 2022 that resulted in the closure of 48 miles of Interstate 95 in Virginia and highlight several of the report’s findings and recommendations that offer important lessons for risk managers.

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Federal ERM Areas of Practice Guidance Series: Virtual Lunch and Learn Session 2

Webinar Date: March 24, 2022
Hosted by:  AFERM and Center for Excellence in Public Leadership at The George Washington University (GW-CEPL)

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AFERM recently released the initial Federal ERM Areas of Practice Guidance. This panel session is the second of two events to introduce ERM practitioners to the newly developed Areas of Practice Guidance and dives deeper into the following three practice areas: ERM Maturity Model and Maturity Assessment, Risk Appetite Statement, and Establishing the Context.

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Federal ERM Areas of Practice Guidance Series: Virtual Lunch and Learn Session 1

Webinar Date: March 2, 2022
Hosted by:  AFERM and Center for Excellence in Public Leadership at The George Washington University (GW-CEPL)

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AFERM recently released the initial Federal ERM Areas of Practice Guidance. This panel session is the first of two events to introduce ERM practitioners to the newly developed Areas of Practice Guidance and dive deeper into the first practice area, Enterprise Risk Governance.

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ERM and Cybersecurity — Lessons from the Solar Winds and Colonial Pipeline Events

Webinar Date: July 15, 2021
Hosted by:  AFERM in partnership with Guidehouse

Guidehouse and AFERM presented this free webinar on the intersection of ERM and Cybersecurity. Recent cyber events, such as SolarWinds and the Colonial Pipeline, present an opportunity to discuss and revisit how Cybersecurity and ERM work hand in hand to tackle these ever-increasing risks. The recent SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline events have left many questions unanswered about the spreading cybersecurity attacks. This webinar aimed to show how ERM and Cybersecurity are closely linked, taking into considerations pointers from SolarWinds hack.

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CFO Council Playbook - Enterprise Risk Management

Webinar Date: May 28, 2021
Hosted by:  AFERM

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The Chief Financial Officers Council (CFOC) and the Performance Improvement Council (PIC) have released the updated Playbook: Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) for the U.S. Federal Government. The Playbook is the result of an interagency effort convened by the Office of Executive Councils under the leadership of the Chief Financial Officer Council. Originally released in 2016, the updated Playbook provides guidance and updates to Integrating ERM with strategic planning, performance, budgeting, and internal controls, Risk Appetite and Tolerance, ERM and Cybersecurity, as well as updates to appendices related to workforce characteristics, and maturity model.

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The Playbook draft discussed in this webinar is only available on the OMB Max website and cannot be distributed at this time. Once it is released for distribution, AFERM will post it to our Resource Library.


Federal Enterprise Risk Management Overview (Module 1)

Webinar Date: January 29, 2021
Hosted by:  AFERM in partnership with Ernst & Young (EY)

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Enterprise risk management, or ERM, is evolving and the expectations for it are rapidly increasing. Traditional ERM frameworks with a narrow focus on “protecting” the enterprise and passive “heat map” risk reporting are not meeting organizations’ needs and expectations. Federal organizations want and need more from ERM. A forward thinking ERM framework is uniquely positioned to meet these evolving needs.

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Integrating Cybersecurity and Enterprise Risk Management Webinar

Webinar Date: August 31, 2020
Hosted by:  AFERM

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Cybersecurity and privacy risks continue to be among the top risks of concern at many federal agencies. Integrating conversations on cybersecurity and related risks to agency ERM programs is critical to ensuring that these risks are discussed alongside other enterprise risks. A virtual panel of IT and ERM practitioners discussed several methods to enable greater understanding of these topics across these areas of practice and to advance integration in your own agencies. Several of these methods will be further expanded on in a new chapter planned for the ERM Playbook Version 1.1.


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