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RIMS Risk Forum Australasia

We are excited to once again be bringing you knowledge and insights that you can start implementing immediately. Join us at RIMS Risk Forum 2017 on 29–30 August in Sydney for outstanding educational content and networking opportunities for risk professionals throughout Australasia.​
We have collaborated with the local ris​​k community to bring together experts and innovators in the field. Risk managers and all levels of management including directors, CEOs, CFOs and CROs will benefit from attending.
As risk management grows and gains visibility, the connections you make will help you advance your organisation and your career. 



Early Registration Rates

5 May to 30 June

AUD $500
 AUD $700

Regular Rates

1 July to 26 August

AUD $600
 AUD $800

On Site Rate

27 to 30 August

AUD $650
 AUD $850

Networking Tickets are free for conference attendees; tickets are available for non-conference delegates

AUD $100
 AUD $100


Michael Pascoe  

  Michael Pascoe

Opening General Session: The Year of the Backflip
Michael Pascoe is one of Australia's most experienced and thoughtful finance and economics commentators with more than four decades in newspaper, broadcast and on-line journalism.
A regular commentator on Channel 7’s Sunrise and news programs, Pascoe is contributing editor for Fairfax Media’s Sydney Morning Herald and The Age and a highly-regarded conference speaker and facilitator, bringing perspective and rare humour to the “dismal science”.
Join Michael for our opening keynote, as he discusses 2017's changes to the global political and economic landscape, and how they affect risk management in Australia and beyond.


​​Tuesday, August 29

8:15 am-10:00 am 
  • Opening General Session: Welcome Remarks and Doomsday Speech​
10:00 am-11:00 am 
  • Global Mega Trends Presentation & Panel ​Discussion​
11:30 am-12:15 pm
  • Workshop A: Building Mentally Resilient Teams
  • Workshop B: Achieving Sustainability through Social Responsibility, Enterprise Risk Management, and Project Management​
12:15 pm-1:00 pm
  • Workshop C: Putting the 'R' into Risk Management - "Reward"!
  • Workshop D: The Journey to Risk Maturity​
2:00 pm-3:00 pm 
  • Cyber Insurance
3:00 pm-3:30 pm 
  • Blockchain: Shaping the Future of the Insurance Industry
4:00 pm-5:30 pm 
  • How Bruce Wayne Becomes Batman

Wednesday, August 30
8:30 am-9:30 am
  • Energy Crisis Facing Australia
9:30 am-11:00 am
  • Insurance Market Insights
11:30 am-12:30 pm
  • Workshop E: Disruption, Change, Transformation
  • Workshop F: Making Better Risk Decisions with Data​
12:30 pm-1:15 pm
  • Climate Change


RIMS Risk Forum 2017 Australasia has numerous opportunities​ to heighten your brand exposure, either through targeted or general sponsorships. Sponsoring an event or item at the Forum increases brand recognition, builds loyalty and shows your commitment to the risk management community. RIMS sponsorship and promotional opportunities are designed to innovate your sales and marketing strategy. Sponsor with RIMS and watch your business grow!
As a sponsor, you will immediately identify yourself as a leader at the industry’s largest, most important event of the year. A variety of unique opportunities will help your organisation achieve its sales and marketing objectives.
Raise the Stakes. Sponsorships naming a specific product or service magnify its visibility for the whole industry—turbo-charging a new-product introduction or sales of your signature service.
Boost Your Brand. Along with sponsorship comes the invaluable prestige of industry leadership—establishing you not only as an important presence in the marketplace, but also as an investor in the risk management community.
Reach out to Matthew Whyte, sponsorships manager, with any questions at​ or +1-212-655-6052.​

International Convention Centre Sydney
14 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW 2000, AU


Travel Discounts​

​​oneworld® is pleased to be the official airline alliance of RIMS Risk Forum Australasia 2017.

attendee benefits

• Discounts on flights for attendees and one travel companion.

• Travel up to seven days before and seven days after the event.

• Flights available from all oneworld member airlines and affiliates.

• Enjoy a user-friendly booking tool showing the most convenient flight options.

• 24-hour support via email or phone.

Earn rewards and tier status points on eligible oneworld flights.

• Frequent flyer privileges including access to some 650 premium airport lounges worldwide, fast track at security lanes in selected airports and extra baggage allowance.*

• Seamless connections and quality service on oneworld member airlines.


take advantage today

Visit, select ‘Attendee’ and enter event code OW66A17 to access our online booking tool.

oneworld, the premier global airline alliance, brings together 14 leading airlines from around the world -airberlin, American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, LATAM Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, S7 Airlines and SriLankan Airlines. Together with around 30 affiliate members, oneworld’s network currently serves more than 1,000 destinations in 150 countries. For more information please visit

*Privileges depend on your oneworld tier status level. For more information visit

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Thank You to our Platinum Sponsors



Thank You to the RIMS Australasia Chapter Foundation Sponsors