Home

August Brown Bag - August 10, 2017

Utah chapter is covering admission and lunch for members, $35 for non-members to attend.

Directions: https://nhmu.utah.edu/visit/directions

Directions to the museum are included in this web link. The parking lot can accommodate 150 vehicles, so they do not anticipate any issues accommodating our group.

Date: August 10, 2017 – Thursday

Place: Natural History Museum of Utah 301 Wakara Way, SLC

Schedule:
11:30 – Meet promptly for lunch on shaded terrace
12:15 – Guided behind-the-scenes tour
12:45 – Explore on your own

RISK News

  • On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will be visible from North America for the first time in nearly 40 years. Many employers across the country will host viewing parties or may allow employees to take an extra break to Continue reading
  • A new Coca-Cola-sponsored contest seems to publicly acknowledge its reputational risk, but at a minimal cost that could manage or even reduce it. In early August, the beverage giant announced its Sweetener Challenge, seeking non-employees (preferably scientists or agriculture or Continue reading
  • Despite early predictions of a mild 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, the latest forecasts reflect the likelihood of more named storms than originally anticipated. If that is not ample motivation for risk managers to double-check their hurricane preparation, then the reality Continue reading
  • California residents in the path of water spilled from the Oroville dam in February had until Aug. 11, six months after the incident, to file claims. The Mercury News reported that Butte County farmer George Onyett, manager of J.E.M. Farms Continue reading

Announcements

  • August Brown Bag event

    Utah chapter is covering admission and lunch for members, $35 for non-members to attend.

    Directions: https://nhmu.utah.edu/visit/directions

    Directions to the museum are included in this web link. The parking lot can accommodate 150 vehicles, so they do not anticipate any issues accommodating our group.

    Date: August 10, 2017 – Thursday

    Place: Natural History Museum of Utah 301 Wakara Way, SLC

    Schedule:
    11:30 – Meet promptly for lunch on shaded terrace
    12:15 – Guided behind-the-scenes tour
    12:45 – Explore on your own

Recent Blogs

Log in to see this information

Either the content you're seeking doesn't exist or it requires proper authentication before viewing.

Recently Shared Files

No Data Found

Either the content you're seeking doesn't exist or it requires proper authentication before viewing.

RIMS UTAH CHAPTER AWARD

RIMS UTAH CHAPTER SEES SIGNIFICANT MEMBERSHIP INCREASE

Increased Demand for Advanced Risk Management Capabilities Drives Practitioners to RIMS

NEW YORK (March X, 2016) — Just as organizations continue to lean on their risk management departments to achieve strategic objectives, risk professionals around the world continue to lean on RIMS for resources and networking opportunities to deliver value to their organizations. As a result of this trend, RIMS Utah Chapter experienced a 14 percent increase in membership in 2015.

“While the ability to connect with the world’s risk management community remains a top member benefit, the opportunities RIMS provides for members to interact and share ideas with their local peers has proven to be just as valuable,” said RIMS Chief Executive Officer Mary Roth. “It’s always rewarding to see that the Society’s resources continue to inspire. Congratulations to RIMS Utah Chapter for successfully delivering exceptional value to your local risk professional community.”

 

The Utah Chapter, based in Salt Lake City, will be recognized with the Society’s Membership Growth SuperStar Award at RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Diego in April.

Other recipients of RIMS Membership SuperStar Award – an award that honors chapters that experienced membership growth of at least nine percent – include:

  • RIMS Alaska Chapter (Anchorage, AK)
  • RIMS Australasia Chapter (Melbourne, AUS)
  • RIMS Broward County Chapter (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
  • RIMS Japan Chapter (Tokyo, JPN)
  • RIMS Long Island Chapter (Nassau County, NY)
  • RIMS Mexico Chapter (Monterey, MEX)
  • RIMS Newfoundland & Labrador Chapter (St. John’s, NL)
  • RIMS Piedmont Chapter (Raleigh-Durham, NC)
  • RIMS Quebec Chapter (Montreal, QB)
  • RIMS Silicon Valley Chapter (Silicon Valley, CA)
  • RIMS South Louisiana Chapter (New Orleans, LA)
  • RIMS Virginia Chapter (Williamsburg, VA)

RIMS Star Award recognizes chapters with growth of at least six percent but less than nine percent.  Chapters honored with this award included:

  • RIMS Arizona Central Chapter (Phoenix, AZ)
  • RIMS Canadian Capital Chapter (Ottawa, ON)
  • RIMS Central Florida Chapter (Orlando, FL)
  • RIMS Greater Miami Chapter (Miami, FL)
  • RIMS Northern Alberta Chapter (Edmonton, AB)
  • RIMS Pittsburgh Chapter (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • RIMS Toledo Chapter (Toledo, OH)

RIMS membership awards were initiated in 2008 to acknowledge the valuable work of the Society’s chapters and the important role they play in keeping membership vibrant and engaged.  For more information about RIMS chapters, visit www.RIMS.org/ChapterDirectory.

About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, RIMS, the Risk Management Society, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS brings networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of approximately 11,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit www.RIMS.org

Spencer Educational Foundation, Inc.