Without question, today’s economy poses many challenges that require you to react quickly and adjust your resources. Discover what RIMS is doing to help risk practitioners work efficiently and effectively—our new offerings, the Society’s plans for 2009 and RIMS vision for the future of our industry. Help us recognize one of the industry’s shining stars—the winner of the 2009 Harry and Dorothy Goodell Award for outstanding lifetime achievement in the risk management industry.
Finally, you’ll hear Dennis Perkins, author and change consultant, share his innovative leadership development strategies with stories that occur “at the Edge” and take away valuable lessons that you can start applying today. His breakthrough leadership approach is based on effective leadership in demanding environments, especially those characterized by uncertainty, ambiguity and rapid change. Using stories that occurred “at the Edge”—the outer limits of human endurance—Perkins illustrates his 10 strategies for success. Are you ready to be taken to the Edge?
Relive the 1914-1916 Trans-Antarctic Expedition led by Sir Ernest Shackleton, a compelling story of tremendous leadership and teamwork under extreme “life and death” circumstances. Using actual photographs, drawings and journal entries from the expedition, you will experience the story as if you were part of the crew. The gripping narrative becomes the departure point for an intense and unforgettable experience that will leave you with powerful strategies for leading through change, providing direction, building and leading high performance teams, and gauging appropriate risk-taking and tracking ongoing risk management.