WELCOME TO THE DELAWARE VALLEY CHAPTER WEBSITE!

 
 
Greetings!  Welcome to the Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS! 
 
 
Please check out our Chapter Calendar under Meetings and Events for our future event lineup! Check here for more information about our meetings! Also feel free to take some time to explore the site and check out some of the changes and enhancements that have been recently made. 

See our Gallery that highlights RIMS special events! 

You may join our chapter by filling out the RIMS Membership Application here

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CHAPTER ANNOUNCEMENTS


March Meeting

 

We hope you will join us on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the offices of Crown Holdings Inc., One Crown Way, Philadelphia, PA 19154 beginning at 8:00 am with coffee and networking followed from 8:30 am to 10:00 am with an engaging panel discussion on the relevance, visibility, professional development, networking, roles, challenges, and successes led by five of our peers.

 Our panel will be moderated by Chris Blaine, Vice President of Corporate Risk Management for Crown Holdings Inc., and Chris will be joined by Rick Graham, Director of Workers’ Compensation for SEPTA, Karil Black Wollitz, US Treasurer of Johnson Matthey Inc., Sharon Van Sant, Director of Risk Management for AmerisourceBergen Corporation, and Karen Strong, North American Risk Manager for Solvay.

 This meeting will be a closed meeting with registration open to Risk Managers and their staff only. No brokers, attorneys, insurers, or other non-professional members of the Society are allowed to attend. We encourage you to bring all the members of your team to join us for this lively discussion.

 Please register for the meeting at the link provided below:

http://cf.rims.org/Template.cfm?Section=View_All_Events&template=Calendar/CalendarEventDisplay.cfm&CalendarEventID=2924

 You will receive an email confirmation of your registration seven days prior to the date of the meeting.

 We appreciate your support of the Chapter.

 

 


SUMMER INTERN PROGAM

The Delaware Valley chapter of RIMS has historically sponsored internships for our member companies.  We are pleased to announce that this year, once again, DV RIMS has approved funding for one internship in the total amount of $6,000.  The duration of each internship program is 10 weeks and, in past years, each internship has usually been split in two 5-week periods at two different organizations so as to give the intern a broad view of risk management in two different environments. 

Details about the internship and the employer application are here. Should you be interested in applying for an intern, please return the application back to the internship committee (contacts provided in the attached) by February 28th.  

Thank you for your support of DV RIMS and local risk management students.

 

 

 

 

RISK NEWS

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Risk Management and Business Continuity: Improving Business Resiliency

Preparing for and responding to negative events, from the mundane to the catastrophic, from the predictable to the unforeseen, has become a fact of life for businesses and governments around the world. We don’t have to look any further than the seemingly daily reports of cyberattacks on governments, corporations and individuals to comprehend the severity [...]

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Philly I-Day

Delaware Valley  RIMS is proud to sponsor Philadelphia I-Day

April 9, 2015

Start: 8 am / End 5 pm

Cost: $125 members of RIMS, CPCU, ISOP / $150 non-members

Facility: Pennsylvania Convention Center

Address: 1101 Arch Street, Phila, PA 19107

Contact: Peggy Dence, 215-627-5306, pdence@insurancesociety.org

Register online at: www.phillyiday.com

 Philly I-Day is the Delaware Valley's largest annual insurance and risk management
education and professional networking event.  This year's theme “Risk Revolution: The
Transformation is Now!” will examine social, economic and financial trends that are
transforming the risk management/insurance industries.  Opening panel of esteemed
industry executives and seven educational sessions earning CE/CLE credits.
Luncheon with keynote speaker and after-event networking session to benefit
St. Baldrick's Foundation to conquer childhood cancer.