IBM, MICROSOFT, ORACLE, PAYCHEX Headline RIMS ERM Conference Speaker Lineup

July 22, 2019

NEW YORK (July 22, 2019) — With enterprise risk management (ERM) programs continuing to gain traction as a critical strategic and operational capability for organizations around the world, RIMS, the risk management society®, proudly announces the program for one of its signature events - RIMS ERM Conference 2019.

Scheduled for November 4 – 5 at The Roosevelt New Orleans hotel, the two-day conference features business and ERM leaders who will share their experiences implementing and sustaining this value-creating risk management approach. Some of the featured sessions are:

  • From Risk Management to Value Management presented by Dr. Douglas Webster, Former CFO of the U.S. Department of Education;
  • When Worlds Collide, Value is Created presented by Tom Easthope, Enterprise Risk Management, Microsoft Corporation; Grace Crickette, Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs and Ethics Officer, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; and Carol Fox, RIMS Vice President of Strategic Initiatives;
  • Is Three a Crowd in GRC (Governance Risk and Compliance)? presented by Dr. Lianne Appelt, Director of Risk Management, Oracle Cloud Solutions;
  • Digital Disruption and Transformation Risks presented by Dr. Paul Walker, the James J. Schiro Zurich Chair of Enterprise Risk Management, St. John's University; and Stuart Horn, Director, Director of Enterprise and Financial Risk Management, IBM;
  • Finding That Crystal Ball: Identifying and Managing Emerging Risks presented by Lorie Graham, Chief Risk Officer, American Agricultural Ins. Co.; and Frank Fiorille, Vice President, Risk, Compliance, and Data Analytics, Paychex Inc.

Registration for RIMS ERM Conference 2019 is now open: register here.  For questions about exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities, contact Matt Whyte at or (212) 655-6052.

For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, Director of Communications, (212) 655-6059 or

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As the preeminent organization dedicated to promoting the profession 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 is committed to advancing risk management capabilities for organizational success, bringing networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 10,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit

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