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Deloitte’s Rick Funston to Speak at KC’s Event on Risk Management II: Perspectives on What It Takes to Make It Work on 03/17/2009


The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts recently announced that Rick Funston, Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “Risk Management II: Perspectives on What It Takes to Make It Work”. This two-hour event is scheduled on March 17, 2009, Tuesday, 12:00pm to 2:00pm ET

New York, NY, February 25, 2009 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Congress, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts recently announced that Rick Funston, Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “Risk Management II: Perspectives on What It Takes to Make It Work”. This two-hour event is scheduled on March 17, 2009, Tuesday, 12:00pm to 2:00pm ET. For further details of the event and panelists, please visit http://www.knowledgecongress.org/event_2008_makeRisk.html

Event Synopsis:

Risk Management has emerged as one of the most critical components of a modern firm’s business infrastructure. In fact, it is one of the major issues auditors & senior business leaders face. Some believe that methodologies developed as a result of Sarbanes-Oxley are sufficient enough to mitigate risk, while others are not so sure. How will you determine if the methods used by your company are effective or not? Listen to experts as they explain the practical guidelines for effective risk management in your business.

Building upon our recent & highly successful Risk Management webinar, The Knowledge Congress is assembling a panel of distinguished professionals and key regulators to inform you of these guidelines. The speakers will present their expert opinions in a two-hour LIVE webcast.

About Rick Funston

Rick Funston is a principal and serves as the National Practice Leader for Deloitte & Touche’s U.S. Governance & Risk Oversight services.

Rick first introduced the concept of risk intelligence in 2001

He works with Boards of Directors and senior executives on means to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of decision making about value creation and value protection.

With more than 30 years of experience, Rick has served a wide cross-section of small, mid and large cap companies including aerospace and defense, automotive, financial services, energy and utilities, consumer business, telecommunications, technology as well as the public sector.

Rick is currently writing a book “Surviving and Thriving in Turbulence” for publication in the Spring 2009.

About Deloitte & Touche LLP

“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management, and tax services to selected clients.

For more information Rick Funston, and Deloitte & Touche LLP, please visit: http://www.deloitte.com

About The Knowledge Congress

The Knowledge Congress is a regulatory-focused organization that brings the world's leading authorities and industry participants together to study the impact of changing government mandates using an educational and informative two-hour live, Web format. The Knowledge Congress’ presentations are designed to examine regulatory changes and study emerging trends across a wide variety of industries. To hear leading government officials, consultants, and experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues that will impact business, visit www.knowledgecongress.org to register for this event.

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Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
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