Podcast Series

Preview RIMS 2010 Annual Conference & Exhibition with this podcasts series! These recordings are approximately 5 minutes each and provide quick and helpful insights and practical, easy to implement ideas on various topics and issues important to risk managers.

Gotcha! Top Ten Litigation Traps for Risk Professionals (CLM202)
Thursday, April 29, 9:45 am - 11:15 am
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Insurance-related traps lurk in every litigated case. Learn how to spot these litigation snares and establish processes to avoid them, perhaps setting some traps of your own. Failing to spot covered claims can result in lost protection; late notice or lack of insurer consent may lead to coverage forfeiture; and every communication with insurers about the case must avoid claims of privilege waiver on the one hand and threats of noncooperation on the other. Join our panel as we put on an entertaining game show with new case studies, war stories and practical tips to educate even the most sophisticated risk professionals—and in-house and defense counsel—who can be ensnared by these unforeseen dilemmas.

Speakers:
John G. Buchanan, III
, Esq., Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Mary Craig Calkins, Esq., Partner, Howrey LLP
Lori Jorgensen, Senior Director, Finance, Microsoft Corporation
William P. Lyons, Jr., ARM, Vice President, Risk Management, PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.

Senior Executive Forum (INS400)
Monday, April 26, 1:45 pm - 4:15 pm
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Take a look at where we have been, where we are and, more importantly, where we are going. Starting with an overview of the current state of the market, learn from two panels offering our perspectives and responses to your questions: first, CEOs from major insurance brokerages and, second, CEOs from major insurance carriers. Do not miss this insight into market conditions from top-level executives.

Speakers:
Gregory C. Case,
President & CEO, Aon Corporation
Brian Duperreault, Chief Executive Officer, Marsh & McClennan
J.Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President & CEO, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Evan Greenberg, Chairman, ACE Limited
Ted Kelly, Chairman, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
John L. Lumelleau, President & CEO, The Lockton Companies
Kristian Moor, President & CEO, Chartis Insurance
Ronald Stasch, ARM, CPCU, Retired
Shivan S. Subramaniam, Chairman & CEO, FM Global
Stephen M. Wilder, ARM, Vice President, Risk Management, The Walt Disney Company
Paul D. Winston, Associate Publisher & Editorial Director, Business Insurance


50 Tips on Business Insurance Coverage That Every Risk Professional Needs to Know (LEG201)
Wednesday, April 28, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Get the tips and secrets about buying insurance, presenting claims and handling insurance coverage litigation to maximize recovery. No matter how much experience you have, at least some of these tips will change the way you handle your insurance and claims.

This session will cover: Why should you always tender claims even if they are likely not covered? What mistakes appear in almost every tower of coverage? Should you ever submit a laundry list of claims to your carrier? What are five mistakes that your attorneys are probably making in every insurance coverage case? What endorsements could you be getting with your policy—often at no cost—that would save you loads of money on claims?

Speakers:
Steven Brower, Litigation Partner, Buchalter Nemer
Paul Vogelgesang, Director-Risk Management, HS Ventures

Security Vulnerabilities: Leaving the Back Door Open (RMG205)
Tuesday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
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Explore the ever-changing threats to security and prepare yourself for the next potential disaster. Consider the three components of security risk: the threat, the vulnerability of the target and the consequences of the attack, as we answer pressing security questions. How do we assess our vulnerabilities and mitigate the consequences of an attack as the threats change and enemies get smarter? How reliable are current risk assessment tools in evaluating and quantifying the effects? Are security standards changing quickly enough to prevent the next disaster and are companies doing enough? What are the potential consequences and inherent liabilities in failing to protect?

Speakers:
Kim Cragin, Senior Policy Analyst, Rand Corporation
Sal Lifrieri, CEO & President, Protective Countermeasures Inc
Shari F. Natovitz, Vice President of Risk Management, Silverstein Properties, Inc. -WTC
Wendy A. Peters, Senior Vice President, Terrorism Insurance Practice, Willis North America-London

For the complete list of sessions, check out the Sessions Guide or search by session.