2019 RISC Trends Conference

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Start: Tue., March 5 @ 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Host: Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, Risk Management and Insurance Studies Center
Event contact: Risk Management & Insurance Studies Center at (804) 828-0202 or risc@vcu.edu
Audience: Graduate students, Undergraduate students, Alumni, Business community
Building: Snead Hall
Address: 301 W. Main Street
Room: VCU School of Business Atrium

Since 2006, the VCU RISC Trends Conference has brought together insurance carriers, organizations, brokers, and agents, as well as government officials, technical experts and educators for the perfect combination of insightful sessions and networking opportunities. Continuing education credits are offered.

Sponsorship opportunities still available, download our sponsorship brochure. All proceeds go to supporting students in the Risk Management and Insurance program.


7:15AM Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:00AM Opening Remarks

8:20AM Keynote Speaker: The Evolving Insurance Landscape
                        Debbie Michel; Executive Vice President, Liberty Mutual

9:10AM Short Break

9:25AM Session 1.A and Session 1.B 

  • 1.A – CAT loss study – Arkema Chemical loss
    Sherri Thaxton; Thaxton Law, Bill Pritchard; Beacon Hill Association,
    Gerry Kirkpatrick; Environmental Standards 

  • 1.B – Cyber – Block chain and Crypto currency
    Christopher Liu; AIG 

10:15AM Networking Break

10:45AM Session 2.A and Session 2.B 

  • 2.A – Cannabis
    Beth Medvedev, James River Insurance, Mike Shalhoub, Goldberg Segalla

  • 2.B – Nanotechnology
    Robert Nevin; AIG, John Monica; ProTorae Law

11:25AM Short Break

11:35AM Closing Keynote Speaker: Resilience, Not insurance
                        Dante DeParte, Risk Cooperative

12:30PM Networking Luncheon

1:30 – 3:30PM Laws and Regulations/Ethics
                        Bob Bradshaw | President and CEO, Independent Insurance Agents of Virginia, Inc.




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