Airmic Field Trips

Creative and innovative in their design, Field Trips offer Airmic members the exclusive opportunity to explore in-depth key operations at chosen organisations in environments that might be less familiar to them. Field Trips, which are free to Airmic members, are also great for networking with fellow professionals and boosting CPD hours.


Field Trip to the iconic Lloyd’s Building exclusively for Airmic members - 26 October 2022

Airmic has teamed up with Lloyd’s to provide a new one day field trip programme, free for members.

Airmic members will be able to undertake a fascinating in-person visit to the Lloyd’s Building in the City of London at One Lime Street, London EC3M 7HA.

Join Keith Stern, Lloyd’s Regional Manager, UK & Ireland and representatives from the Corporation of Lloyd’s and the Lloyd’s market on a field trip to the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance marketplace. “Together with our customers, business partners and communities all over the world, we are building a braver future – one that is more sustainable, resilient and inclusive.”

The field trip, which will run from 8.45am - 4.30pm, will include

  • A visit to the Underwriting Room and a tour of the landmark building designed by Sir Richard Rogers.
  • Learning about Lloyd’s commitment to embed the ESG agenda at the heart of its market.
  • Finding out about Blueprint Two (Future at Lloyd’s) and what Lloyd’s is doing to transform claims to unlock digital benefits which will enhance functionality, reduce the central processing time for claims and provide greater transparency for customers and experts with faster agreement and settlement.
  • A visit to the Lloyd’s Lab and meeting with insurtechs and underwriters who will provide dynamic and interactive live demos of solutions, products and new innovations designed to better serve customer needs.

Get a sneak preview here.

Free to members, Airmic field trips are designed to offer members the opportunity to experience the work of organisations pushing the boundaries of innovation.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided with members expected to cover their own travel costs.

To book your place, email fieldtrips@airmic.com by 12th October 2022.


Airmic Field Trip to Virgin Atlantic - 18 November 2022

Airmic is delighted to have teamed up with Virgin Atlantic to provide another fascinating event as part of our suite of member Field Trips this year, this time with a focus on aviation risk.

Free to Airmic members, the full day field trip on the 18th November at Heathrow will include a welcome to Virgin Atlantic and their history and operations, a visit to the renowned Engineering Hangar in the Academy of Engineering Training to see one of their aircraft, and a range of presentations on topics such as legal, safety and security, process mapping and optimisation, ESG and the future of aviation.

Limited to just 12 places, this exclusive event for Airmic members will prove popular!

Members will be expected to cover their own lunch and travel costs.

To secure your place, email fieldtrips@airmic.com by 4th November 2022.

NOTE: At this early stage, Virgin Atlantic cannot confirm whether there will be an aircraft in the Hangar on the 18th, but will be able to do so at the start of that week. Therefore, please note this Field Trip is potentially subject to change at short notice that week.


Airmic Field Trip to Ricardo - 30 November 2022

With a focus on maximising efficiency and eliminating waste, Ricardo is a global strategic engineering and environmental consultancy that specialises in the transport, energy and scarce resources sectors.

Ricardo’s work extends across a range of market sectors including passenger cars, commercial vehicles, rail, defence, motorsport, energy and environment. In addition to technical consultancy services, Ricardo has in-house engineering capabilities that enable it to design and deliver high-quality prototypes and low-volume manufacturing of complex products and assemblies, including engines, transmissions, electric motors and generators, battery packs and fuel cell systems.

Adam Ireland, Head of Learning at Airmic explains the purpose of Airmic Field Trips: “Creative and innovative in their design, Field Trips are designed to give Airmic members the exclusive opportunity to get away from their day to day work and explore in-depth key operations at chosen organisations in environments that might be less familiar to them. Not only are they free to Airmic members, they offer a great way of networking with fellow professionals and also boosting your CPD hours.”

Featuring presentations from key members of the Ricardo team, group activities and a tour of the Ricardo site, the day will run from 9.30am – 3pm, and promises to be an exciting and fascinating event with a strong focus on innovation, ESG and climate change, and will be of particular interest to those managing and developing approaches to ESG risks and opportunities.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided with members expected to cover their own travel costs.

Numbers are capped at 16, so places are limited for this exclusive event and are provided on a first come first served basis. Book your place by emailing fieldtrips@airmic.com by 16th November 2022.