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SEEKING AWESOME PEOPLE FOR THE NARIMS BOARD

 

Calling all risk professionals

 

With the 2018-19 program year drawing to a close, the Northern Alberta Risk & Insurance Management (“NARIMS”) chapter extends a heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone for their continued support and participation in our risk and insurance management community.  We’d like to invite you to an amazing and rewarding volunteer opportunity to participate on the NARIMS board.

 

Build your skills, network with colleagues, help promote the industry and stay up to date with emerging risks and trends. The roster is open for both new and returning chapter directors and officers.  Please send a quick email to NARIMS secretary confirming your interest prior to May 8, 2019.

 

Click here for complete volunteer position descriptions. 

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Does the idea pique your interest? Do you have a colleague who would be a great fit?  Nominations are now open and yes, you are free to nominate yourself as well!   Note that nominees for elected positions must be RIMS members in good standing.

 

This is also a very special year for the Northern Alberta RIMS chapter.  Not only is it the 40th anniversary of our chapter, we are also hosting the annual RIMS Canada Conference right here in Edmonton September 8-11.  Registration will be opening up mid-May, and in the meantime feel free to click the picture below to visit the conference website which has live updates as well as a place to sign up to be an exhibitor or sponsor.  

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Still unsure if chapter volunteering is for you?

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 NOTICE OF BY-LAW AMENDMENTS

In order to comply with our by-laws, the board of directors is providing notice to members on proposed amendments to the NARIMS by-laws.

 

The proposed amendments are to be brought forward for membership’s consideration and ratification at the June 2019 AGM (date to be confirmed).

 

Why is NARIMS amending its by-laws?

The by-laws were last amended in 2005 and the board of directors is proposing amendments to align with recent changes on board of directors eligibility adopted by RIMS as well as to comply with the Societies Act.

NARIMS_BY-LAWS_REVISED_JUNE_2019.docx 

What are the proposed amendments?

A summary of the proposed amendments can be found in attached documents.
Summary_of_proposed_NARIMS_by-law_amendments.pdf

 

Notable proposed amendments include:

  • Expand Article 2 with additional definitions, additional interpretation articles, and all special resolutions to require 21 days’ notice to members to comply with the Societies Act;
  • Replace Article 7.3 with new board eligibility requirements in alignment with changes  at RIMS;
  • Removal of articles no longer deemed relevant to NARIMS; and
  • Amendments to include gender-neutral identity throughout.

 

Who can I contact for more information or to provide feedback?

Questions or feedback can be provided to the NARIMS secretary.

 

Transform With Us at the RIMS Canada Conference Edmonton - Sept 8-11, 2019

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Click the pic above to go to the RIMS Canada Conference website

Would you like to be part of a world class risk management conference?

BOOTH SALES ARE NOW OPEN!

Booth sales for the upcoming 2019 RIMS Canada Conference are now open, click HERE to become an exhibitor today!


Gain a competitive advantage by building new relationships with your risk management customers and prospects in one place, at one time. Become a 2019 RIMS Canada Conference exhibitor and/or sponsor, and gain valuable face time with your customers and prospects. Be a business partner with the 2019 RIMS Canada Conference, which takes place September 8-11, 2019. This industry focused event is well-known for providing keynote speakers, panel discussions and educational sessions with risk management experts. Our attendees have responsibilities in the areas of Enterprise and Strategic Risk Management, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Corporate Compliance, and much more. These experienced risk professionals attend this conference to seek solutions to the everyday challenges they face. Through education and networking, they’ll walk away with new resources and techniques to demonstrate risk management value for their organizations.


EXPO HOURS & LOCATION

Set Up

Saturday September 7, 2019
12:00-5:00pm

Sunday September 8, 2019
9:00am-5:00pm

Exhibit Hall Hours

Monday September 9, 2019
9:00am-5:30pm (reception from 4:30-5:30pm in the exhibit hall)

Tuesday September 10, 2019
9:00am-3:00pm 

Break Down

Tuesday September 10, 2019
3:00-8:00pm

Location
The 2019 RIMS Canada Convention will be held at the Edmonton Convention Centre 

9797 Jasper Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9

SPONSORSHIPS
Looking for sponsorship opportunities? Click HERE for the exhibit and sponsorship prospectus with all the great opportunities being offered in 2019!
If you are interested in any of the opportunities please reach out to Matt Whyte, Exhibition and Sponsorship Sales Manager with RIMS, at mwhyte@rims.org or +1-212-655-6052.

SESSION SUBMISSIONS
Interested in speaking at the 2019 RIMS Canada Conference? Session submissions are now open.

Have questions or need more information? Email exhibitorservices@rims.org for a quick response!

We look forward to seeing you in Edmonton!

Sincerely,
RIMS Exhibit Team and the Edmonton Host Conference Committee

NORTHERN ALBERTA RISK and INSURANCE MANAGEMENT SOCIETY

The Northern Alberta Risk and Insurance Management Society (NARIMS) membership includes risk and insurance management professionals from a broad range of industries (both public and private sector). Our membership covers the largest geographical area of any RIMS chapter with members in northern Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Edmonton is the central hub of NARIMS, serving Alberta's risk and insurance management community in all parts north of the capital city.

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