Conferences. (Datebook)

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APRIL 6-8 MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA

INTERNET SECURITY ALLIANCE 2002 CONFERENCE

This year's inaugural conference, held in association with the Fourth Annual Techno-Security Conference, offers a unique mix of practical security solutions with discussion on Internet security policy and related issues. Utilizing world-renowned security experts from Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute and the industry leadership of the Electronics Industries Alliance, the conference will provide a forum for industry leaders looking at present and future challenges to information security. Some of the topics scheduled to be covered include: public policy initiatives affecting information security; international challenges; insider threat; the OCTAVE methodology for self-directed information security assessments; secure product development; and cyber insurance. Contact: www.thetrainingco.com/html/ISAConference.html.

APRIL 7 - 10 MIAMI

2002 ISO INSURANCE FRAUD MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS IN INSURANCE FRAUD PREVENTION

Insurance fraud management professionals share their insights and expertise on the strategic tools essential for insurance fraud prevention. Learn the latest on: the effect of privacy restrictions on the management of fraud prevention programs; reviewing and selecting the best available technology to manage and support such programs; considering legal issues when measuring the effectiveness and success of an SIU program; management actions in civil RICO actions; and effective management strategies to identify and deter organized insurance fraud rings. You can also check out the latest products and services for fighting insurance fraud. Contact: Dave Dasgupta, 201.469.2426, ddasgupta@iso.com or www.iso.com.

APRIL 14 - 18 NEW ORLEANS

40TH RIMS ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

This year, join the Risk and Insurance Management Society to: build on your risk management knowledge through 130 educational and more than 30 industry-related sessions; explore the exhibit hall with more than 400 suppliers; and network with risk professionals from all industries and from around the world. Additional programs are being added to address the implications of the recent terrorist attacks. Contact: RIMS' meetings and events management, 212.655.6057, 800.713.7467 ext. 227 or www.rims.org.

APRIL 22 - 23 LONDON

2ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON WEATHER DERIVATIVES AND RISK MANAGEMENT

Building on the success of last year's inaugural event, Euromoney Seminars has once again brought together an international panel of highly acclaimed experts in the weather derivatives sector to discuss the latest developments in this new market. The conference hopes to provide you with information on how to protect your company from earnings volatility due to unseasonable weather. It will also provide knowledge on how to minimize commercial exposure and secure financial success, as well as information on the hedging tools that exist and which ones are right for you. Contact: +44.20.7779.8103 or www.euromoneyenergy.com.

APRIL 29 - MAY 1 SAN ANTONIO

ISO 2002 PCS CATASTROPHE CONFERENCE

This year's conference will focus on two of the largest catastrophes in the past ten years--the September 11 terrorist attacks and Hurricane Andrew--and their impact on insurers and customers. …