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RIMS to Host Inaugural Enterprise Risk Management Conference 8/17/2011

Risk Professionals to gather in San Diego, November 1 - 3 to take on innovation in ERM

NEW YORK (August 17, 2011) — RIMS will host its first full conference devoted to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), RIMS ERM Conference 2011, at the Westin Gaslamp in San Diego November 1 through 3, 2011. Resiliency, stakeholder engagement and ERM tools and techniques will be just a few of the many topics covered through a series of sessions, roundtable discussions and solutions showcase. The program is designed to meet the needs of those considering an ERM program, those who have partially implemented ERM and those with fully integrated programs.
Over the course of the three day event, there will be more than a dozen expert-led sessions addressing  today’s significant topics, such as how high performing organizations create - as well as protect - value using strategic risk management; using ERM for resiliency and sustainability; how a CRO can build credibility and drive an effective risk management capability; and much more. The conference will also feature a series of Leadership Roundtable Discussions through which participants will learn from leading risk practitioners about emerging trends and innovations in ERM.

Nate Booth, noted author and strategist, will deliver a keynote presentation “Thriving on Change” on Wednesday, November 2. RIMS will also debut its newly-created RIMS ERM Award of Distinction, which will be presented at a luncheon on Thursday, November 3. Nominations can be made online and winners will be selected by a panel consisting of ERM practitioners and academics. The overall winner will be highlighted as a best practices case study in a RIMS executive report or showcased in an article in Risk Management magazine.

More information on RIMS ERM Conference 2011, as well as an opportunity to register, is available online at

Interested in covering RIMS ERM Conference 2011 for your publication?
Accredited press may obtain a press pass on-site by contacting Amy Benson at or (212) 655-6059.


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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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