Here’s what’s happening around the industry:

IRMI Launches YouTube Channel

The International Risk Management Institute (IRMI) has launched what will be a series of YouTube videos that will address emerging issues and trends. The first installment, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – Do These Things to Manage Risk, features Lorie Masters talking UAV risks and what commercial UAV operators can do to manage these risks. View the video here

RIMS Announces Certified Risk Management Professional Designation

RIMS has announced the application criteria and exam schedule for its RIMS-CRMP certification designation. The designation covers five domains: Analyzing the Business Model, Designing Organizational Risk Strategies, Implementing the Risk Process, Developing Organizational Risk Competency, and Supporting Decision Making. Apply online to get approved for the exam

Patient Safety Reporting Webinar

Riskonnect will host a webinar titled Improving Physician Engagement in Reporting Patient Safety Events on January 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. EST.  Attendees will learn how progressive organizations are reducing barriers that keep physicians from reporting and implementing data- and peer-driven safety culture components, which helps to increase process engagement. Click here to register

Webinar: 20 Workers Comp Issues to Watch in 2017

Also on January 10, 2017, Kimberly George and Mark Walls will host another edition of “Out Front Ideas with Kimberly and Mark” — this time discussing the latest workers’ compensation trends, concerns, and emerging issues. The webinar will take place at 11 a.m. CST. Go here to register

Energy Risk Conference Registration Open

Registration is now open for the 2017 IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference (ERIC), to be held March 6–8, 2017, in Dallas, TX. See the agenda, speaker roster, and list of sponsors on the ERIC website:    To register, click here

RIMS Announces Nowell R. Seaman as President

Nowell R. Seaman, RIMS-CRMP, FCIP, CRM, has been selected to serve as the Society’s 63rd president for the 2017 term. Seaman has been a member of RIMS for over 20 years and is currently the Director of Global Risk Management for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.

RIMS Conference Registration Open

The 2017 RIMS Annual Conference and Exhibition is now open. The conference will be held April 23-26 at the Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. This year’s theme is Risk Revolution. Click here to register

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