RIMS Explores Enterprise Risk Management Advantages At 2020 Virtual ERM Conference

Society Announces ERM Conference Keynotes Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc and James Lam (November 4 - 5)

September 14, 2020

NEW YORK (September 14, 2020) — In a whirlwind of unpredictability, risk professionals around the world continue to see enterprise risk management (ERM) as a catalyst for successfully navigating today’s volatile risk landscape. Join RIMS and the global risk management community as we explore best practices, strategies, challenges and opportunities to deliver value at the now virtual RIMS ERM Conference 2020 on November 4 – 5.

No matter what stage of ERM your organization is in – from those just considering ERM to risk professionals who manage fully integrated programs -- RIMS ERM Conference 2020: Catalyzing (Y)our World is set to offer world leading insight. Expert speakers will share their experience managing some of the greatest risks facing organizations and the power of ERM to emerge stronger.

“ERM continues to grow in importance and has enabled organizations to proactively develop and implement strategies that support a changing business and consumer landscape, innovation and critical decision-making,” said RIMS CEO Mary Roth. “The stage is set for a powerful and insightful virtual learning and sharing experience for the risk management community.”


Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc
From Gloom To Boom: Creating Strategic Resilience
Thought leader and author, Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc will explore five key megatrends of our turbulent times; takes us on the environmental, social, governance, and technology (ESGT) journey we must travel to get from Gloom to Boom and risk to value. Her remarks will offer practical roles that risk professionals can play at every step of building strategic resilience.

James Lam
From Risk Manager to the C-Suite and Boardroom
James Lam is widely noted as an early advocate of ERM and the first-ever Chief Risk Officer. He has taken his own career all the way to the boardroom of an S&P 500 company. Along the way he has coached other risk managers who ascended to the C-suite and boardroom. James will share why boards need risk experts to join their ranks and what skills risk professionals need to be a corporate director.

For more information about RIMS ERM Conference 2020 or to register, visit www.RIMS.org/ERM2020. Sponsorship queries can be sent to RIMS Exhibition and Sponsorship Sales Manager Matthew Whyte at Mwhyte@RIMS.org.

To learn more about ERM, visit the Society’s Strategic and Enterprise Risk Center. And, for more information about RIMS, the risk management society®, visit www.RIMS.org

For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, Director of Communications, (212) 655-6059 or JSalter@rims.org

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 www.RIMS.org

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