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RIMS Canada Conferences

The RIMS Canada Conference is the second largest annual risk management conference in the world. Held annually in the fall and hosted by the ten Canadian RIMS Chapters, the conference and its Exhibit Hall attract over 1,000 risk managers and the vendor community from all across Canada and around the world.

RIMS Canada Conferences:

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On behalf of the RIMS Canada Council, I would like to welcome you to our website.

The RIMS Canada Council is a sub-committee of the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. It addresses the interests of Canadian RIMS members and their chapters in support of RIMS mission – “To Advance Risk Management for Your Organization’s Success.”

The RIMS Canada Council is here to serve our Canadian RIMS chapters and members, and we invite you to reach out to us, as we are here to assist you.
Through this website and various other means of communications, we will continue to keep you well informed of issues occurring within the risk management and insurance industry. Please feel free to contact us with any questions, comments, or requests you may have.

Au nom du Conseil Canadien de RIMS, je vous souhaite la bienvenue sur notre site Internet.

Le Conseil Canadien de RIMS est un sous-comité de The Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS). Le Conseil Canadien de RIMS s’occupe des intérêts des membres canadiens de RIMS dans le but de soutenir la mission de RIMS qui consiste à : Faire avancer la gestion de risques pour le succès de votre organisation.

Le Conseil Canadien de RIMS est ici pour vous servir et nous vous invitons à nous contacter pour toute assistance ou demande d’information.

À travers ce site et nos autres moyens de communications, notre mission est de vous garder informés des derniers développements, des différentes problématiques et des événements en lien avec l’industrie de la gestion de risques et assurances. N’hésitez pas à communiquer avec nous si vous avez des questions, commentaires ou requêtes.

– Ren Lips, Chair of Rims Canada Council


Panaroma Conference 2015



Crossroads 2014

2014 RIMS Canada Conference
Concurrent session presentations

Click on underlined session names for presentations.

Session 1
Monday, September 15, 2014 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

1A  Cyber Liability

1B  Actual Cash Value, it’s more complicated/valuable than you think

1C  Empowering and Engaging Through ERM

1D  Session for Risk Managers at Canadian Utilities & Power Companies #1
See “Utilities Sessions” below for presentations

1E  Drawing the Crooked Line Straight: Ethics in Risk Management

Concurrent Session 2
Monday, September 15, 2014 3:30 – 4:30 p.m

2A  Insurance Corporation of British Columbia’s (ICBC) Enterprise Risk Management: The evolution and application of our Corporate Risk Management Framework

2B  Money Isn’t Free – Calculating the cost of volatility

2C  Captives as an Integral Part of the Risk Manager’s Toolkit

2D  Session for Risk Managers at Canadian Utilities & Power Companies #2
See “Utilities Sessions” below for presentations

2E  Linkage between Business Continuity Management and Business Insurance

Concurrent Session 3
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

3A  Property Loss: How to Make “the Players and the Process” Work For You

3B  Environmental Executive Liability in Canada, Finding Solutions

3C  Can Strategic Risk Management Work For You?

3D  Securities Class Actions: Latest Trends and Effective Claims Management 

3E  “Chronicles of a Disaster – 2013 Alberta Floods”

Concurrent Session 4
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

4A Kidnap/Ransom and Extortion Risk

4B Supporting Canadian Supply Chains: Risk and Finance Perspectives 

4C Fostering a Risk Intelligent Culture

4D Untangling the Indemnification Web

4E Flood Risks – How are They Determined and How Can You Manage Them?

Concurrent Session 5
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

5A Myths and Unknowns of Equipment Breakdown Insurance

5B Risk Manager’s Role in Protecting Reputation During Crisis

5C Effective ERM Governance & Social Media Risk 

5D Climate Disruption and Risk 

5E Active Shooter: Will Your Company Survive? Will You?

Concurrent Session 6
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

6A The Shadowy World of Abuse Claims – Fletcher & Roberts
6A The Shadowy World of Abuse Claims – Barber

6B Adapting to a Disruptive Climate

6C Is All Quiet on the Fiduciary Front?

6D Risk Management Issues and Strategies in Public Entities – Presentation not available

6E Insurance as part of an Organization’s Capital Structure 

Utilities Sessions
Monday, September 15, 2014 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.


D & O

Market Update

Property and Machinery Breakdown

Large Loss Review

2014 RIMS Canada Conference
Concurrent session presentations

Click on underlined session names for presentations.