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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 educating, engaging and advocating for the global risk community, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. RIMS has a membership of approximately 11,000 risk practitioners who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information about the Society’s world-leading risk management content, networking, professional development and certification opportunities, visit

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For more information, contact:

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



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