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RISING RISK PROFESSIONALS

Our Risking Risk Professional Advisory Group went through the program and recommended sessions for the under 35 professional to attend. In these sessions, you’ll interact with risk managers at all levels and are sure to the find content relevant and exciting.

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Associate in Risk Management 54: Risk Management Principles and Practices Exam Review (CAD007)

Familiarize yourself with form and content to optimize your test-day performance. In this review for the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) 54 exam (Risk Management Principles and Practices), dissect the more challenging areas of the course. Review content on identifying, analyzing and treating an organization's risks, including hazard, operational, financial and strategic risks. And practice exam questions. To fully benefit from this session, advanced preparation by studying the course materials is recommended.

Room: 30A
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Anticipate the ARM 54 exam format.
  • Recall specific principles likely to appear on the ARM 54 exam.
  • Appraise your strengths and weakness applied to ARM 54 exam subjects.
Speakers:
  • Susan Kearney, Senior Director of Knowledge Resources, The Institutes
  • Ann Myhr, Senior Director of Knowledge Resources, The Institutes
Associate in Risk Management 56: Risk Financing Exam Review (CAD009)

Familiarize yourself with form and content to optimize your test-day performance. In this review for the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) 56 exam (Risk Financing), dissect the more challenging areas of the course. Review methods for retaining and transferring hazard and financial risk, including insurance, self-insurance, retrospective rating, captive insurance, reinsurance, contractual risk transfer, forwards, swaps and insurance-linked securities. And practice exam questions. To fully benefit from this session, advanced preparation by studying the course materials is recommended.

Room: 30B
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Anticipate the ARM 56 exam format.
  • Recall specific principles likely to appear on the ARM 56 exam.
  • Appraise your strengths and weakness applied to ARM 56 exam subjects.
Speakers:
  • Michael Elliott, Senior Director of Knowledge Resources, The Institutes
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Associate in Risk Management 55: Risk Assessment and Treatment Exam Review (CAD008)

Familiarize yourself with form and content to optimize your test-day performance. In this review for the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) 55 exam (Risk Assessment and Treatment), dissect the more challenging areas of the course. Review content on loss control, system safety, root cause analysis, business continuity, reputation risk, cyber risk and environmental risk. And practice exam questions. To fully benefit from this session, advanced preparation by studying the course materials is recommended.

Room: 30A
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Anticipate the ARM 55 exam format.
  • Recall specific principles likely to appear on the ARM 55 exam.
  • Appraise your strengths and weakness applied to ARM 55 exam subjects.
Speakers:
  • Susan Kearney, Senior Director of Knowledge Resources, The Institutes
Associate in Risk Management�ERM 57: Enterprise Risk Management Exam Review (CAD010)

Familiarize yourself with form and content to optimize your test-day performance. In this review for the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) 57 exam, focus on understanding the more challenging areas of the course. Review content on ERM goals, strategic risk management, risk management frameworks, risk governance, internal control, business process and performance management, risk mapping, influence diagrams, portfolio theory, risk-based capital and capital investment analysis. And practice exam questions. To fully benefit from this session, advanced preparation by studying the course materials is recommended.

Room: 30B
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Anticipate the ERM 57 exam format.
  • Recall specific principles likely to appear on the ERM 57 exam.
  • Appraise your strengths and weakness applied to ERM 57 exam subjects.
Speakers:
  • Michael Elliott, Senior Director of Knowledge Resources, The Institutes
  • Ann Myhr, Senior Director of Knowledge Resources, The Institutes
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Because Nice Matters: The Soft Skills of Risk Management (CAD001)

Your work touches every area of your organization. So only when you fully understand your organization- how it is set up, its culture, the decision makers and how to get-buy in-can you move your risk management strategy forward. Join a vibrant discussion about navigating these waters with an organizational communication strategy that helps you deliver good-and bad-news in a constructive way. Examine examples of successful and not-so-skillful situations and keys to doing it nicer. This session is hosted by RIMS Arizona Central Chapter.

Room: 32A
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Assemble ways to increase your awareness of your organization.
  • Employ communication strategies that facilitate organization-wide conversations.
Speakers:
  • Sarah Schott, First Vice President, Alliant Insurance Services
  • Sandra Little, Manager, Enterprise Risk, Bar-S Foods Co.
Developing a Strategy for Transgender Employees (EMR015)

Public awareness of transgender issues has grown over the past few years, furthered by prominent celebrities and TV shows, President Obama's historic use of the word in his 2015 State of the Union address, and recently-issued OSHA guidelines for how employers should handle issues faced by transgender employees in the workplace. Businesses clearly face increasing scrutiny from regulators, the media and consumers for their approach to the transgender community, but many organizations may find themselves unprepared to address concerns from both transgender and non-transgender employees. It is critical to act now and develop plans for integrating transgender employees into organizations and interacting with transgender clients or customers. During this hot topic session, a risk professional and an employment law attorney will provide practical tools for preparing your organization to navigate the risks that can be associated with transgender employees and customers, as well as ideas on how to find opportunity in both the employment and customer arenas.

Room: 25C
Category: Emerging Risks (EMR)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Identification of risk issues relating to transgender employees and customers or clients.
  • Best practices and practical approaches for developing policies and plans to address concerns and minimize risks.
  • Understanding opportunities for improving your overall diversity and inclusion strategies
Speakers:
  • Liani Reeves, Attorney, Bullard Law
  • Victoria Nolan, Risk and Benefits Manager, Clean Water Services
The Comic-Con of Risk Financing (RIF006)

Do you have trouble talking to your CFO about the financial aspects of your insurance program? Are you confused by terms like IBNR, loss development, net present value and discovery and payout patterns? If so, take a walk through the basic elements of risk financing. Focus on tools such as loss triangulation, loss analyses and net present value cash flow comparisons. Through case studies, discover the skills you need to effectively communicate risk financing details and understand how to use these techniques to improve insurance programs.

Room: 23C
Category: Risk Finance (RIF)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Detail risk finance terms and tools.
  • Employ loss triangulation, loss analyses and net present value cash flow comparisons.
  • Adopt skills to communicate risk financing concepts.
Speakers:
  • Barbara Benson Grinnell, Vice President, Risk Solutions, Willis Towers Watson
  • Scott Silitsky, Risk Manager, ThyssenKrupp Elevator Co.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge Presentations Final Round (IND022)

Witness the next generation of risk management and insurance superstars as they compete in the final round of the Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge. Undergraduate students studying risk management and insurance will present their risk management solutions to this year's case study and compete for cash prizes.

Room: 24AB
Category: Industry (IND)
Level: Foundational

Speakers:
  • Hans Laessoe, Senior Director, Strategic Risk Management, LEGO System A/S
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Emerging Best Practice Risk Management in the Private and Public Sectors (PRM002)

Are there meaningful differences between risk management in the public and private sectors? This question rests at the center of a long-standing debate invariably laden with political overtones. This in itself is instructive as public and private management are never free from political influence. Explore the distinctive aspects of public entity and private sector risk management. Discuss the approaches of each segment in the steps of the risk management process and insights into best practices. This session is hosted by RIMS San Diego Chapter.

Room: 30E
Category: Public Risk Management (PRM)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Contrast public and private risk management functions and responsibilities.
  • Describe how differences affect what actions risk management takes in each sector.
  • Determine the duties, liabilities and management styles for both types of risk professionals.
Speakers:
  • Joseph Mazza, Director, Risk Management, MiraCosta Community College District
  • David Dolnick, Risk Manager, The Brady Companies
The Politics of Guns Versus the Reality of Risk Management: Are You Prepared? (EMR007)

The politics of guns in America are volatile, divisive and passionate. Yet the risks firearms present to organizations every day does not depend on the politics of the moment. You must deal gun violence in America. Discuss the legal aspects of what your organization can do and the practical implications of creating a firearms risk management program.

Room: 29C
Category: Emerging Risks (EMR)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Assemble building blocks for a risk management plan to address guns on your organization's property.
  • Find ways your insurance partners can help manage and mitigate the risks of guns.
Speakers:
  • Michael Lowry, Attorney, Thorndal Armstrong Delk Balkenbush & Eisinger
  • Danielle Goodgion, Director of Human Resources, Texas de Brazil
9:00 am - 10:00 am
How to Tame the Big One: What's a Risk Manager to Do? (CLM003)

In the midst of a disaster and in the time that follows, each person in your organization focuses on their specific roles and responsibilities to mitigate loss and restore operations. It becomes essential to maintain clear and consistent communication across all levels of management and with key external parties. With a video case study, assess the complexities associated with placing coverage, using it after a catastrophic loss and issues that arise during the recovery process. Get practical insight into how you can manage expectations across all levels of the recovery process.

Room: 31C
Category: Claims Management (CLM)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Adopt new critical thinking skills for placing coverage.
  • Prepare a plan to resolve complex property and business interruption losses.
  • Use a guide to working with people, processes and activities during disaster recovery.
Speakers:
  • Robert Reeves, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Polly James, Director, Risk Management, Hilton Worldwide
Managing Unique Risks Posed by Unmanned Aircraft Systems (PRM006)

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has estimated that by 2020 about 30,000 small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) will be used for all types of business purposes.  Integration of UAS is a top priority and the FAA is finalizing rules for commercial UAS operations. Hundreds of realized and unrealized uses-border patrol, filming, news gathering, crop dusting, search and rescue, power line patrol and land surveying-pose unique challenges. Will your company or clients be exposed to potential liability from UAS? How can insurance innovation protect them?

Room: 32A
Category: Public Risk Management (PRM)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Recount the history of UAS.
  • Describe current FAA regulations that govern UAS operations.
  • Identify types of insurance coverages and specific UAS-related exposures that need cover.
Speakers:
  • James Van Meter, Aviation Practice Leader, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • Mark Lauderbaugh, Director, Risk Management, Crown Castle International Corp.
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Loss Forecasting for Beginners (RIF005)

Know thy enemy! Understand the mystery behind loss triangles and loss development. See how they are used by underwriters to establish loss projections and by risk managers to better communicate with management. Follow a case study in which you apply the concepts you have learned. Develop professional notes to which you will refer for years.

Room: 29C
Category: Risk Finance (RIF)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Define loss triangles and loss forecasting in the context of the risk management process.
  • Decipher how insurers and actuaries set pricing.
  • Translate the big picture and your rationales into the language of management.
Speakers:
  • Ann Conway, Managing Director, Willis Towers Watson
  • Steven Sachs, EVP, Director Real Estate, Hotel and Gaming Practice, Willis Towers Watson
  • Michael Horvath, Senior Vice President, Risk Management, Simon Property Group
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Shaking Up the Status Quo: Innovations in Risk Management (CAD006)

Get ready to reenergize risk management at your organization with a creative approach to engaging people in unexpected ways and boosting program momentum. Compelling communication campaigns, activity-based training and interactive conferences are just a few of the approaches that the third-largest U.S. private company has taken to bring risk management into the limelight. Learn how you too can inspire resiliency efforts and build a supportive community while overcoming organizational challenges. 

Room: 25AB
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Compare risk management buy-in strategies.
  • Find ways to engage your audience to create mutually beneficial shared experiences.
Speakers:
  • Sean Murphy, President & CEO, Lootok, Ltd.
  • Christopher de Wolfe, Director of Risk Management, Mars Incorporated
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Measuring the Value of Risk Management to Your Organization (ERM005)

"The task of managing risks effectively is confounded by a classical paradox," writes Dr. Alan McLucas. "Nobody becomes aware of just how effective careful risk management actions have proven to be. Nobody slaps the manager on the back and congratulates them for a job exceedingly well done. In stark contrast, however, if risks are managed poorly, the whole world lines up to say so." Take on this challenge by demonstrating to your organizational leaders how your risk management programs add value to the organization.

Room: 26AB
Category: Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Define performance indicators for your risk program.
  • Demonstrate the links between risk management and other organizational governance programs.
  • Adopt a methodology that allows you to demonstrate and quantify risk management benefits.
Speakers:
  • Rodney Farrar, Director, Paladin Risk Management
Risk Management in the Driver's Seat: Navigating the World of Automated Vehicles (EMR001)

Many new vehicles offer crash avoidance features-warnings and automatic braking-while advances in intelligent transportation systems will soon allow vehicles to communicate with one another and road infrastructure to further avoid incidents. As we move to operations where a machine responds to data it records, how will that data be handled? Examine automated vehicle research, technological advancements and opportunities, political and legal risks and the role of industry professionals. Consider the impact of automated vehicles on your insurance program.

Room: 24C
Category: Emerging Risks (EMR)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Summarize crash avoidance technology's current risk profile.
  • Determine which risks will be affected by industry and regulatory developments concerning automated vehicles.
Speakers:
  • Kay Wakeman, Research Analyst, Highway Loss Data Instite
  • Jonathan Charak, AVP, Business Performance Management and Execution, Zurich North America
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Do You Know Your Company's Reputational Value? (RIC011)

Organizations are increasingly aware of their brand reputation's significant economic value. Reputation is a strategic corporate asset, which boards have a fiduciary duty to protect since brand can materially drive profits or losses. Whether you are part of a global entity, a public company or a private organization, you need to know how to value your brand and protect it. This session is hosted by RIMS Silicon Valley Chapter.

Room: 24AB
Category: Risk Control (RIC)
Level: Masters

Learning Objectives:
  • Define the components of reputational risk.
  • Apply risk quantification techniques to your organization's reputation.
  • Decide if new and special insurance products provide the coverages you need.
Speakers:
  • Nir Kossovsky, Chief Executive Officer, Steel City Re
  • Todd Marumoto, Director of Risk Management, Mattel, Inc.
We Can Work It Out: Integrating Millennials into the Workplace (CAD005)

By 2028, three-quarters of your employees will be millennials. They will bring unique views on responsibility, loyalty and other workplace values. As you prepare to compete for their favor-against technology firms, nonprofits and other popular sectors-how will you build a workplace culture that attracts and retains the most talented? See how one company shifted its culture. Embrace up-and-coming talent while respecting and valuing current employees' contributions by building for the future without detracting from current business needs.

Room: 24C
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Apply practices that attract and retain top millennial talent.
  • Determine steps you can take to help younger workers succeed.
Speakers:
  • Melissa Dunn, VP and Managing Director, Helmsman Mangement Services
  • Stephanie Conner, Senior Analyst, Risk Management, The Walt Disney Company
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Respect the Claim: A Panel Discussion on Real-Life Claims (CLM001)

Claims are like battles: You always need a great plan, but be prepared for the unexpected. Look at claim scenarios from experienced perspectives. See how lack of preparation can cost your company, particularly in delayed claim resolutions. With real-life case studies, learn to establish and protect client needs and determine an approach to handling claim situations before they happen. Prepare for the most common-as well as more unique-claims with steps to take once a claim occurs. And consider where your broker fits in to make sure all contingent risks are covered. This session is hosted by RIMS Los Angeles Chapter.

Room: 29C
Category: Claims Management (CLM)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Adapt recommendations on key insurance coverages to include in your insurance forms.
  • Explain the steps needed to prepare for both common and unexpected claims.
  • Describe the key players you want in place prior to any claim.
Speakers:
  • Paul Boatman, Director of Risk Management, Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc.
  • Jeffrey Taxier, Education and Training Manager, American Technologies Inc.
  • Scott Ritto, Senior Director, Risk Management, Kilroy Realty Corporation
  • John Shaw, Sr. Vice President, Claims Management, Marsh Risk & Insurance Services
Understanding Additional Insured Coverage and Contractual Indemnity (INS006)

You receive a customer's letter demanding indemnity for injuries to your employee at the customer's plant, but the customer is responsible for the injuries. The fine print on the purchase order says your company has agreed to indemnify the customer for its sole negligence and named it as an additional insured. Can this really be so? What about workers' compensation? And the customer's insurance as a primary policy? Who will pay your retention? Can the customer access your excess policy too? Find the answers in this workshop. 

Room: 28CD
Category: Insurance and Contract Management (ICM)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the 2013 revisions to the ISO additional insured endorsements.
  • Decide what to include-and avoid-when drafting insurance and indemnity clauses.
  • Apply rules from an analysis of mock indemnity and additional insured claims to your policy concerns.
Speakers:
  • Joann Lytle, Partner, McCarter & English, LLP
  • Tabitha Prestler, Director of Risk Finance & Insurance, Wilbur-Ellis Company
9:00 am - 10:00 am
How to Build or Be a Risk Professional's Successor (CAD013)

If you manage your corporate risks as RIMS taught you, then one of the biggest risks your company faces is the failure of a risk management succession plan. Whether you want to create a risk management legacy or seek to be that successor, examine strategies that build relationships with management and create future success. Learn how to find and develop the right person with the right knowledge, personality, skills, drive and situational awareness. Because the best legacy you can leave is a strong successor.

Room: 28AB
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Visionary

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the qualities your successor will need.
  • Choose strategies for successor development.
  • Anticipate pitfalls that could prevent successor approval from management.
Speakers:
  • Joseph Meaney, Vice President, Global Insurance and Risk Engineering, The AES Corporation
How to Stop the Madness: Violence in the Workplace (RIC003)

Every day in the United States, someone dies in an incidence of workplace violence. But only 70 percent of U.S. businesses have a workplace violence plan. Learn from real-life examples how to keep your employees safe, your company's brand and reputation intact and OSHA and other regulators satisfied. Workplace violence should be at the top of your vulnerability and threat analysis. But with a properly implemented program that includes training to recognize and understand behaviors of concern, it can be mitigated or eliminated.

Room: 24AB
Category: Risk Control (RIC)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize the leading causes of workplace violence-hiring, firing and discipline.
  • Take steps to set up an intelligence network that detects potential violence and intercedes.
  • Incorporate methods to measure success into your behavioral risk and threat assessment program.
Speakers:
  • Suzanne Rhulen Loughlin, Founder/ EVP/CAO, Firestorm
  • Harry Rhulen, CEO, Firestorm
Tales from the Trenches in Litigation and Claims Management: Essentials for the Risk Professional (CAD003)

Get the practical and encouraging advice you need, whether you are a developing risk manager or have transitioned from a related field. Walk through accessible litigation and claims examples to review: choice of counsel, selection or replacement of outside counsel during the course of a claim, protection of privileged communications, handling pro se claimants (those without lawyers) and maintaining dignity and civility during claims. Pair each challenge with associated loss control techniques that could prevent a bad day from becoming worse. This session is hosted by RIMS Potomac Chapter.

Room: 25C
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Practice career-building methods of handling colleagues with different experience levels.
  • Identify opportunities for input early in the insurance claims process.
  • Anticipate specific indications of potentially embarrassing claims situations.
Speakers:
  • Steven Cady, Attorney, Williams & Connolly LLP
  • Emily Cummins, Managing Director, Tax and Risk Management, National Rifle Association of America
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Former Presidents: Looking Back to the Future to Manage the Change Ahead (CAD012)

There is little disagreement that the world is growing increasingly complex and uncertain. It challenges you to elevate your game. Incremental change may no longer be sufficient to keep management happy, deliver significant results and enhance your chances of success in your organization. Join five former RIMS presidents who have seen it all. Explore contemporary issues and challenges. Apply to your concerns to solutions that have been tested by successful careers, complex problem solving and big impact. And add your questions to the interactive, dynamic discussion.

Room: 29A
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Visionary

Learning Objectives:
  • Evaluate your top challenges with expert perspectives.
  • Assemble steps to realign your career based on proven success.
Speakers:
  • Janice Ochenkowski, International Director, Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
  • Richard Roberts, Director - Risk Management & Employee Benefits, Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc.
  • Scott Clark, Risk and Benefits Officer, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Chris Mandel, SVP, Strategic Solutions, Sedgwick
We Didn't Start the Fire: A Mock Property Claim (CLM012)

Based upon a real-world complex property claim, actors will role-play a series insurer and insured interactions following a major property loss.  Explore the importance of the dialogue and actions taken between the various parties over the course of the claim.  Learn how to manage the entire claim process, from the first 24 hours after an incident through the claim settlement process.  Different approaches will be presented and group discussions will follow each exchange.  

Room: 30A
Category: Claims Management (CLM)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn how to manage the property claim process
  • Be equipped to get your organization through a major loss
  • Gain valuable takeaways for your disaster planning process
Speakers:
  • Mark R Bruaski, Executive General Adjuster, York Risk Services Group
  • David Macknin, President and CEO, Alper Services LLC
  • Kevin Grudzien, Director, Forensic Accounting, Quantum Global Advisors LLC
  • Marco Flores, Senior Director, Risk Management, Equity Office
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Benchmarks of a Strong Risk Culture: How Does Your Organization Measure Up? (ERM004)

Your risk culture is the system of values and behaviors that shapes your organization and guides its risk decisions. Examine practices that encourage a risk-intelligent culture, financial incentives tied to safety metrics and the role of enterprise risk management in risk culture enhancement. With real-world case studies, explore executive roles in a risk culture, how ethics are communicated and the effect of rewards for good results by any means. Question if risk is formally considered during decision making and whether your risk culture extends to service providers. 

Room: 28AB
Category: Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Define the characteristics of a risk-intelligent culture.
  • Measure your organization's alignment of risk culture, risk strategy and risk management.
  • Incorporate tools that strengthen your risk culture.
Speakers:
  • Randall Jones, Director, Enterprise Risk Management, Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Dmitriy Borovik, Energy and Resources Enterprise Risk Management Services Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The New Face of Risk Management in a Modern Corporate World (CAD011)

Well-staffed risk management departments, large corporate budgets and straight-forward insurance and risk transfer programs. These are driven by leaner corporate structures, global operations and political events, increased reliance on vendors, technology and data and broader financial means. The leaner, more fluid, global organization faces both market advantages and unintended disadvantages. Learn why you need to relearn how you evaluate and choose insurance programs to meet modern corporate needs.

Room: 25AB
Category: Career Development (CAD)
Level: Visionary

Learning Objectives:
  • Select tools to manage department staffing and efficient utilization.
  • Calculate the necessary frequency of risk refresh evaluations.
  • Apply a formal critique to your loss control and claims handling procedures.
Speakers:
  • Andreea Brezeanu, Manager, Ernst & Young
  • Richard Sarnie, Director, Risk Management & Procurement, Vitamin Shoppe
You Sent WHO to My House? Understanding Negligent Hiring and Entrustment Risks (LGL002)

The world's mobile workforce population is estimated to be more than 1.2 billion people-120 million in the United States alone. How safe is the public from your employees? Guard your company and the public against negligent entrustment and negligent hiring practice risks when you propose and initiate a screening, hiring and safety program. Review horror and success stories. Understand the essential elements of a comprehensive program. And learn to promote your safety achievements internally and to the marketplace.

Room: 28E
Category: Legal and Regulatory (LGL)
Level: Foundational

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the risks of an insufficient screening program for field employees and contractors.
  • List the essential components-initial as well as ongoing-for your comprehensive safety and screening program.
Speakers:
  • Jon Kent, Manager, Corp Field Service and Mobility, Cox Communications
  • Thomas Brandon, Risk Manager, Cox Communications San Diego
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ERM and Business Continuity Management: Together at Last (ERM006)

Linking enterprise risk management (ERM) and business continuity management (BCM) programs provides you and your organization's senior leadership with a clear understanding of its approach to business interruption risk. See how well you align operational resilience and interruption risk tolerance. Get insight into the effectiveness of traditional business interruption risk management. And discover emerging risks and those related to new strategic initiatives.

Room: 25AB
Category: Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify the benefits of linking your ERM and BCM programs.
  • Choose the characteristics of an ERM-aligned BCM program you need for your organization.
  • Incorporate strategies for linking ERM and BCM.
Speakers:
  • Phil Samson, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Luis Cortez, Manager, Internal Audit, Falken Tire Corporation
The Internet of Things: A Good News/Bad News Story (CRM010)

In 1982, on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University, a nondescript Coke machine became the first Internet-connected appliance and a portent of things to come. Today, the Internet of Things has grown out of a convergence of technologies. It has led to increased productivity and efficiency, but also what many consider to be the greatest network security risk. Understand this evolution and its impact on your insurance coverage and risk mitigation strategies. Learn how a focused approach-identify, protect, detect, respond and recover-can incorporate security while leveraging technological benefits.

Room: 23AB
Category: Cyber Risk Management (CRM)
Level: Innovative

Learning Objectives:
  • Apply an approach to identify exposures caused by the Internet of Things.
  • Select strategies to enhance your organization's cyber security capabilities.
  • Link remaining network exposures to coverage solutions.
Speakers:
  • Gerry Kane, Cyber Security Segment Director, Zurich Services Corporation
  • Sean Patton, Sr. Director, Global Risk Management, Corp. Finance, Brightstar
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