7th November
2017 - London

Airmic ERM Forum 2017

Unlocking value through risk management

First 60 registrations are entitled to attend the European Risk Management Awards on night of 6th November in London.

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Airmic ERM Forum

7th November | ETCVenues, Fenchurch Place, London EC3M 4PB

There will be a small exhibition of ten risk-focused exhibitors.

Places are free for Airmic members.

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ERM Forum 2017 programme

8:45 - 9:30am

Registration & refreshments

9:30 - 10:15am

Keynote: Professor Richard Clegg

Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Foundation

Richard will talk about the work of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation. With a mission to protect the safety of life and property and to advance transport and engineering education and research, the Foundation has an important role to play in meeting the challenges of today and the future. Current research themes include emergent technologies.

10:15 - 11:30am


Geopolitical risks: emerging risks and hotspots.

Digital collaboration: The cyber and information governance gap. Governing and managing risk.

Transformation of the risk profession: Risk leadership of the future.

Crisis management: Lessons from failure, ideas for success. A spotlight on practice and people.

11:30 - 12:00pm

Refreshment break

12:00 - 12:45pm

Keynote 2: Peter Den Dekker

Past FERMA President and Head of Insurance and Risk Management and the Head of ERM of Royal Philips.

Peter and his colleague will present a case study focusing on the approach and benefits from risk and insurance teams collaborating and succeeding together.

12:45 - 1:30pm

Keynote 3: Amanda Mellor

Group Secretary, Head of Corporate Governance and Board Member of Marks and Spencer.

Amanda will discuss the importance of risk on the boardroom agenda, what the business schools don’t tell you and what every risk manager should know.

1:30 - 2:30pm


2:30 - 3:45pm


Risk appetite: does this subject make you hungry or does it give you indigestion? Latest thinking and practice.

Business Continuity Management: taking an enterprise-wide approach.

Information systems and analytics: the risk manager’s essential toolkit.

Governance and diversity: risk managers rising to new challenges.

3:45 - 4:15pm

Break - Airmic Partners and Sponsors join the Forum (insurers, brokers and risk)

4:15 - 5:15pm

Part of the 2017 Airmic Lecture Programme

Moderated by Jamie Saunders, visiting professor at UCL with the Head of the Cyber Unit of the National Crime Agency (NCA) and guests.

Jamie will lead an interactive case study of disruption: based on recent major cyber breaches.

5:00 - 6:30pm

Forum close and networking drinks

*All workshops open to Airmic members only and will be co-led by an external expert and an Airmic member who together will contribute their professional knowledge and experience.