Palisade Risk Analysis Experts to Hold Special Conference on Decision Making in Banking and Finance

Risk Analysis Specialists will meet in Toronto on June 23 to Discuss Probabilistic Techniques in Managing Uncertainty in Finance

ITHACA, N.Y.--()--Palisade Corporation, a leader in decision and risk analysis solutions, announced their upcoming intensive one-day conference in Toronto, specializing in banking and finance risk. The event invites participants to take an in-depth look at using risk analysis software and probabilistic techniques to define uncertainty in banking and finance. A sampling of topics includes:

  • Quantifying risk of default for a portfolio of bank loans, using a stochastic risk-adjusted return on capital (RAROC)
  • Calculating value at risk (VaR) for an investment portfolio
  • Applying neural networks technology to credit scoring banking, employing
    “Live Prediction” capabilities
  • Using a statistical application to create a multiple regression model for prediction
    of corporate loans

“This is a must-attend learning, information-sharing and networking event for finance professionals dealing with risk,” said Randy Heffernan, Vice President at Palisade. “Attendees will view real-world case studies and software training, covering innovative approaches to managing risk and uncertainty. They will also have opportunities to explore some of the sophisticated methods within Palisade’s software tools, such as @RISK and the DecisionTools Suite, that make risk modelling and analysis powerful and accessible.”

The event it is free to attend and promises to be an invaluable opportunity for broadening any attendee’s knowledge of risk modelling and networking with decision-making professionals in the financial and banking industries.

The conference will be held at Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Registration is complimentary.

To learn more about the financial risk conference and to register, visit:

The 2015 Palisade Risk Conference is part of a global, annual series of meetings where professionals share ideas and advance the practice of risk and decision analysis. Events in North America include Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Calgary and a two-day Annual Risk Conference in New Orleans.

To see Palisade’s full 2015 schedule of global conferences, visit:

About Palisade
Palisade Corporation is a software developer and solution provider that produces decision support tools for professionals in many industry sectors. The company was founded in 1984, and at present more than 150,000 people use Palisade’s software in fields that range from finance to oil and mineral exploration, real estate to heavy manufacturing and pharmaceuticals to aerospace. Its software is used by more than 90 percent of Fortune Global 500 companies. Sample clients include Royal Dutch Shell, Petrobras, Procter & Gamble, PEMEX, China Minmetals, Mitsubishi, Merck, Unilever, Allianz, Total, Raytheon and BHP Billiton, as well as top business schools around the world.


David Sprague, 781-684-6254

Release Summary

Palisade Corporation announces upcoming conference in on June 23 in Toronto, specializing in banking and finance risk.


David Sprague, 781-684-6254