What to Expect at the RIMS 2016 Conference
Published: Apr 08, 2016
The RIMS 2016 Conference will take place April 10 to April 13, 2016, at the San Diego Convention Center. Presented by The Risk Management Society, this three-day conference will feature dynamic presentations, an Exhibit Hall, and the opportunity to take the RIMS-Certified Risk Management Professional Pilot Exam. If you’re an industry professional or looking for job opportunities in this field, be sure to secure your ticket for this highly anticipated event.
RIMS 2016 Conference Highlights
You’ll be joining thousands of risk community professionals at this industry-leading event and can settle in for presentations from keynote speakers and educational sessions led by successful leaders in the field. This year’s event will include three TED-style opening keynotes covering 3-D printing, how to spot deception, and the psychology of illusion. You can then move on to attend more than 180 educational sessions about Emerging Risks, Cyber Risk, and Public Risk Management.
On Sunday, you can participate in the dedicated Community Service day to volunteer with Harmonium or celebrate risk management and insurance education at the 25th Annual Spencer/Gallagher Golf Tournament. Be sure to make the opening reception in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter near the convention center to kick off this year’s event.
Highlights of the Exhibit Hall
The Exhibit Hall will be open throughout the conference and you’ll find several designated areas where you can meet other industry professionals and connect with major employers and vendors. The Innovation Showcase is the place to learn about the future of insurance and get a sneak peak of upcoming trends and innovations that will affect the industry.
Head to the Professional Development Lounge where you can meet with HR professionals for tips and advice on creating that killer resume and updating your LinkedIn profile. They will be there to answer any questions you have about your career choices and you can also have a professional headshot taken for all your online profiles.
Don’t miss the members-only lounge at the Exhibit Hall where you can relax and network with other attendees while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Free Wi-Fi service and charging stations are available in the lounge.
If you need a break, head to the Game Lounge to play classic arcade games like Centipede, Pac-Man Battle Royale and Galaga. This is your place to decompress and have some fun between conference events.
Attending the RIMS 2016 Conference
RIMS members who purchase a Full Conference registration can enjoy discounted rates at the Hilton Bayfront, Manchester Grand Hyatt, Marriott Marquis & Marina, Omni, Hard Rock and Hilton Gaslamp Quarter. You’ll find several other affordable hotels near the San Diego Convention Center just a short drive away. Registration opens April 9 so you can get there early to enjoy some San Diego sights and attractions before the event begins.
If you’re planning to attend the RIMS 2016 Conference, be sure to stop by the GreatInsuranceJobs.com booth. The team will be there to connect with attendees and will also be distributing a “Hot List” of risk management jobs! If you’re on the hunt for that dream job or just want to learn more about job opportunities in the insurance field, this is one event you won’t want to miss.
You can register online here. See you in San Diego!