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RIMS Webinar—Disaster and Recovery: Preparing Your Business for Hurricane Season 8/6/2009


The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) will host a webinar, Disaster and Recovery: Preparing Your Business for Hurricane Season, on Thursday, August 13, at 1:00-2:00 pm EST. This webinar, sponsored by Ernst & Young, will discuss what companies can do right now, and immediately after a hurricane or other disaster strikes, to expedite and optimize operational, business and financial recovery. Panelists include David B. Goodwin, partner at Covington & Burling LLP; Nigel Henley, senior manager of insurance claims services practice at Ernst & Young; Polly E. James, manager of risk analysis and control at General Motors; and Allen Melton, partner and Americas leader of insurance claims services practice at Ernst & Young.

The webinar is free for RIMS members. All others may participate for a fee of $30. For more information, visit

Note: Accredited members of the press are invited to participate in the webinar free of charge. To register, please contact Felicia Messimer, RIMS communications associate, at (212) 655-6059 or

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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice 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 brings networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 11,000 risk management professionals located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit


For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, RIMS communications manager, (212) 655-6059 or


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