Canadian Risk Professionals to Focus on Cyber, ESG, Supply Risks and Much More at Upcoming RIMS Conference

Program Announced for RIMS Canada Conference, September 11–14 in Halifax

August 03, 2022

NEW YORK (August 3, 2022) — After a two-year break, risk professionals from across Canada will reconvene at RIMS Canada Conference, the country’s most expansive and impactful risk management event of the year.  Scheduled from September 11 to 14 at the Halifax Convention Center, the conference’s education program features nearly 40 diverse sessions that explore strategies to address a world of new and dynamic risks, strengthen organizational resiliency and empower innovation. Leaders in the profession will share their insight and experiences in sessions covering:

  • Cyber Protection and Incident Response Strategies
  • Environmental and Climate Concerns
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Opportunities
  • Inflation Risk and Insurance Best Practices
  • Property Valuation
  • Merger & Acquisition Considerations
  • Risk Professional Skill Development and Networking Opportunities, as well as
  • Other Emerging Risks

“As the RIMS Canada Conference theme suggests, business tides are turning and it is up to risk professionals to transform recent adversities and uncertainties into game-changing opportunities for our organizations,” said RIMS President Patrick Sterling. “After a two-year hiatus, we are excited to welcome Canada’s risk management community back and deliver this thought-provoking experience for them to learn from the best and expand their networks.”

In addition to the nearly 40 educational sessions, RIMS Canada Conference welcomes a sensational line-up of keynote speakers that includes best-selling author and CEO Barb Stegemann, Janice Gross Stein, the Founding Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto and comedian, writer and actress Kate Davis.

On September 9th, RIMS will host a “Risk Appetite Management” pre-conference workshop in Halifax. The workshop delivers best practices for identifying key metrics to build risk appetite and risk tolerance frameworks and statements. The workshop is separate of the conference.

To register for RIMS Canada Conference, visit  To learn more about RIMS Canada Council, the Society’s 10 Canadian chapters and additional resources for risk professionals, visit RIMS global website is

About RIMSRIMS, the risk management society®, is a global professional association committed to advancing the practice of risk management throughout the world. We bring networking, professional development, certification, and education opportunities to our membership of 10,000 risk management professionals in over 60 countries. Founded in 1950, the Society represents more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. To access RIMS Risk Knowledge resource library and for additional information about the Society, visit

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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to promoting the profession of risk management, RIMS, the risk management society®, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS is committed to advancing risk management capabilities for organizational success, bringing networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 10,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit

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