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The Central Texas Chapter RIMS is an association of risk professionals that promotes risk management through education and networking for a community involved in risk management to support and strengthen the risk management community in Central Texas.
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  • CTC RIMS Walking Challenge #2

    Monday, September 28 - Sunday, October 25, 2020
    Let’s step together (but apart!) September 28th – October 25th! Our individual personal goal is 10K steps a day or 300,000 for the month. Let’s get there together! At the conclusion of the challenge we will celebrate with a social distancing happy hour (optional) on October 27th (Costumes are optional but encouraged!) and the participants with the top three recorded steps will be recognized. Prizes:  1st Place - $100 gift card 2nd Place - $50 gift card 3rd Place - $25 gift card All participants will get a Golf Shirt The Walking Challenge with Fitness Trackers has: A dynamic leader-board The ability to sync devices It’s easy to join!   1. Let us know that you are joining by   registering with CTC RIMS . 2. Use the   Invitation URL or QR code to join our Challenge Runner group.  Challenge Code: 57e71q-2il6 After logging in, the participant must click the Profile link at the top of the home page and then click the Authorize link. On the tracker website shown the user must enter their ID and Password they created when they first registered the device. Once the device is authorized, the user must ensure that they connect their device to the activity tracker's website at least once per day to sync data. All participants will enjoy a Pearson Legal golf shirt.  Additionally, participants can meet for a social distanced happy hour hosted by Pearson Legal, PC at Treaty Oak Distillery in Dripping Springs in September.

  • Dive into the World of Property, Claims and Forensic Engineering

    Friday, October 2, 2020, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CT
    This webinar goes deep into the world of various types of claims and losses experienced by companies. It details the claims process, involvement with third-party administrators, insurers, adjusters, forensic engineers and accountants, and more. It is designed to provide the risk managers with better clarity around these various functions in order to drive better business decisions for their organizations. Our speaker, Tim Christ, has an extensive history in the risk and insurance industry, as he has served the largest insureds and insurers for over 15 years, including AIG, FM Global, Munich Re, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, and more. He turned around two forensic engineering businesses that were losing money and made them profitable again. He then went a competitor and proceeded to build 5 different international divisions from scratch and turned them into multi-million-dollar revenue streams, including divisions in Vancouver and another in Mexico City. He was recognized by LATAM Insurance Review magazine as a Power 50, one of the 50 most influential people in Latin America. He has led teams of over 100 engineers as they manage large, complex projects. He became an owner of the firm and they completed a sale to private equity in 2014. As a frequent international speaker on business strategy, complex projects, risk, and forensic engineering, Tim is a frequent guest and contributor to several industry publications. He published his first book, Becoming a World-Class Expert: The Business of Forensic Engineering in 2018, and his second book, Outgrowing QuickBooks: Engineering Real Profit in Companies $10 Mil-$50 Mil was published September 8, 2020. Today, he works with a number of midsize and large firms, advising on strategy, risk management, talent and business development, and operational efficiency. Free for Texas Chapter RIMS Members $10 for Non-Members REGISTER HERE!

  • EHS & Risk Technology Summit

    Thursday, November 12, 2020, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM CT
    The EHS & Risk Technology Summit will offer innovative and pertinent sessions on the latest and greatest technologies enabling our profession today and will sill include opportunities to connect with colleagues, establish new relationships and engage in learning sessions.  The summit is h osted by the ASSP Central Texas Chapter, the RIMS Central Texas Chapter, and the Texas Hill Country AIHA Local Section, in partnership with The University of Texas System.   

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Central Texas RIMS Members now attend chapter educational luncheons free!  Check out our membership page for information on how to join.

What is ERM?

Our education committee created an overview of the seven areas of risk addressed in enterprise risk management. Watch the video to learn if your company has all seven areas covered.

Golf Fundraiser

Our 2019 was a great success thanks to our sponsors and golfers!  We look forward to seeing you all October 30th for our 2020 fundraiser.

RISK News

  • Today, RIMS is taking its annual Legislative Summit online, kicking off the first RIMS Virtual Advocacy Week. Featuring a full slate of networking, a panel on pandemic insurance, updates on the 2020 U.S. elections, and hands-on advocacy with members of Continue reading
  • International sanctions have increased in recent years and discrepancies still exist between how financial institutions and non-banking financial institutions in different countries and regions handle them. This has led to ongoing international tensions where politicians use asset-freezing, confiscation and other Continue reading

Announcements

  • RIMS EXPLORES ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT ADVANTAGES AT 2020 VIRTUAL ERM CONFERENCE

    In a whirlwind of unpredictability, risk professionals around the world continue to see enterprise risk management (ERM) as a catalyst for successfully navigating today’s volatile risk landscape. Join RIMS and the global risk management community as we explore best practices, strategies, challenges and opportunities to deliver value at the now virtual RIMS ERM Conference 2020 on November 4 – 5.

     

    No matter what stage of ERM your organization is in – from those just considering ERM to risk professionals who manage fully integrated programs -- RIMS ERM Conference 2020: Catalyzing (Y)our World is set to offer world leading insight. Expert speakers will share their experience managing some of the greatest risks facing organizations and the power of ERM to emerge stronger.

     

    “ERM continues to grow in importance and has enabled organizations to proactively develop and implement strategies that support a changing business and consumer landscape, innovation and critical decision-making,” said RIMS CEO Mary Roth. “The stage is set for a powerful and insightful virtual learning and sharing experience for the risk management community.”

     

    KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

     

    Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc

    From Gloom To Boom: Creating Strategic Resilience
    Thought leader and author, Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc will explore five key megatrends of our turbulent times; takes us on the environmental, social, governance, and technology (ESGT) journey we must travel to get from Gloom to Boom and risk to value. Her remarks will offer practical roles that risk professionals can play at every step of building strategic resilience.

     

    James Lam

    From Risk Manager to the C-Suite and Boardroom
    James Lam is widely noted as an early advocate of ERM and the first-ever Chief Risk Officer. He has taken his own career all the way to the boardroom of an S&P 500 company. Along the way he has coached other risk managers who ascended to the C-suite and boardroom. James will share why boards need risk experts to join their ranks and what skills risk professionals need to be a corporate director.

     

    For more information about RIMS ERM Conference 2020 or to register, visit www.RIMS.org/ERM2020. Sponsorship queries can be sent to RIMS Exhibition and Sponsorship Sales Manager Matthew Whyte at Mwhyte@RIMS.org.

     

    To learn more about ERM, visit the Society’s Strategic and Enterprise Risk Center. And, for more information about RIMS, the risk management society®, visit www.RIMS.org