Managing Commodity Market and Financial Risk

April 14 - 16, 2020

Deadline for Registration March 1st 

Who should attend
  • Emerging and seasoned C-suite executives, directors, managers, and related positions such as Controller, Business Manager, Development Manager, or Product Manager with a desire to enhance risk management knowledge
  • Anyone facing commodity market risk including especially those in Food and Beverage, Food Processing/Manufacturing, Consumer Packaged Goods and Pet Food Firms
The Program
  • Interactive, intensive conference led by the Kansas State University Center for Risk Management Education and Research, Manhattan, KS
  • 2 ½ day programming customized to give you the knowledge and tools to understand and guide an effective commodity risk management program
  • Case study approach led by K-State faculty in collaboration with leading industry chief risk management executives, regulatory agencies, and market exchanges providing comprehensive hands-on learning of commodity market risk management tools and concepts
  • Opportunity to network with emerging executives from a variety of firms
Concepts Covered
  • Statistical tools quantifying risk and associated financial exposure
  • Hedging with futures and options: function, mechanics, and evaluating outcomes
  • Advanced hedging strategies using derivatives, swaps, and OTC products
  • Hedging accounting, financing, and regulatory compliance
  • Best practices for developing and administering a risk management plan
  • Essential components of an effective and sustainable risk management program
  • Conference activities begin the morning of April 14 and conclude after lunch on April 16, 2020
  • Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS
  • Selected sessions will be held on campus at Kansas State University
  • A block of rooms is reserved for the nights of April 13, 14, and 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, KS. Click here to book!
  • $3,475.00
  • Includes breakfast, lunch, coffee, and snacks each day; networking social and dinner on April 15; electronic and paper copies of all conference materials


(choose Risk Management Education for Executives option)
Brian Coffey 
Director of Executive Programs
Center for Risk Management Education and Research 
Kansas State University 
Emily Warriner
Managing Director
Center for Risk Management Education and Research 
Kansas State University