Magazine article Risk Management


Magazine article Risk Management


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Atlanta RIMS Educational Conference

January 31 - February 1; Atlanta

Entitled "Next Practices - The Next Generation of Best Practices," this event will provide an opportunity for risk and insurance managers, service providers, brokers, agents and students to advance professional knowledge, connect with other industry professionals and support university educational programs. Seminars will include "Global RM&I: Pitfalls of Conducting Business in Developing Nations" and "Bridging the Gap Between Risk Managers, Legal and C-Suite." Proceeds will support the Spencer Educational Foundation for risk management and insurance scholarships, and attendees will also have the opportunity to earn certified Georgia CE credits for this conference.

Contact: 770.989.3025

Risk Recruiting Seminar

February 6; Dallas

April 30; New Orleans

May 14; New York

We all know that locating the right people for the job is half the battle. This "Risk Recruiting 101" seminar is designed to help improve companies' ability to find risk talent no matter the industry, specialization or position level. Michael Woodrow, founder of Risk Talent Associates, will lead the program.

Contact: 617.830.2691

Move Your Program to the Next Level: RIMS Risk Maturity Model for ERM

February 11 -12; Dallas

This two-day RIMS workshop offers attendees the specific goal of developing an ERM charter and action plan customized to the exact needs of their organizations. All participants will spend time detailing their organization's current risk programs by comparing them to ERM best practices. Credit for the RIMS Fellow designation will be given.

Contact: 212.655.6212

Cat Modeling 2008

February 19-22; Tampa, FL

This three-day Reinsurance Association of America catastrophe modeling seminar will explore the use of models, how their use impacts the decision-making process, and how past events impact both the primary and reinsurance markets in subsequent years. Upon completion of the seminar, attendees will better understand the catastrophe modeling process, learn to manage modeling uncertainty, gain new catastrophe management skills and experience alternative viewpoints to how models can be used.

Contact: 800.259.0199


Developing and Implementing a Captive Insurance Company

February 21 - 22; San Jose, CA

This RIMS workshop will provide attendees with all the essentials to begin the process of captive consideration, formation and implementation, and impart them with a better understanding of all the current captive issues across the globe. …

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