Magazine article Risk Management

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Magazine article Risk Management

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Workers Compensation Management

February 9-10; Charleston, SC

This RIMS professional development workshop will focus on managing workers compensation exposures and claims administration principles. A thorough update of today's techniques for managing risks will be given, ranging from managed care concepts to aggressive return-to-work program analysis. Administration assistance through vendors and proper selection of outsourced services will be examined. Credit for the RIMS Fellow designation will be given.

Contact: 212.655.6212

www.rims.org/education

World Insurance Forum

February 21 - 23; Bermuda

This year's forum takes on the theme of "Managing the Biggest Disasters in History," and will give an in-depth look into the future of the industry in a post-Katrina and post-Spitzer world. One of the highlights of this three-day event will be the CEO Leadership Panel on February 22, which will feature such luminary speakers as Lord Levene, chairman of Lloyd's; Brian Storms, chairman and CEO of Marsh; and Martin Sullivan, president and CEO of AIG. Important sessions will also compare and contrast the regulator's view with the coming market view and practitioners' reactions to it.

Contact: 441.292.6386

www.worldinsuranceforum.bm

RAA Catastrophe Modeling Conference

February 22 - 24; Tampa, FL

This three-day catastrophe modeling event from the Reinsurance Association of America will take an extensive look at Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma as well as the five other major Atlantic storms that made landfall during the 2004 storm season. Through the exploration of these and other disasters, the seminar will re-evaluate how the insurance industry uses catastrophe models, how these models impact our decision process, and what type of impact models will have on the primary and reinsurance market in the years to come.

Contact: 202.638.0936

www.reinsurance.org

Disaster Planning/Business Continuity Planning and Management

February 23 - 24; West Palm Beach, FL

Attendees to this RIMS workshop will learn all of the most critical components of a proper emergency preparedness plan as well as the key principles to all forms of contingency planning. The seminar will also provide risk professionals with new knowledge and skills on many different aspects of business continuity, which they can back to their own workplace for implementation. Credit for the RIMS Fellow designation will be given. …

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