How to make the most out of Airmic 2017

Airmic is looking forward to welcoming its members, partners and the rest of the risk and insurance community to Birmingham this month. It is likely to be the largest Airmic event in history, with registrations on track to reach a record 1700. With a bigger programme than ever before, Airmic's events and marketing manager, Susi Ozkurt, lists her top-five don't-miss sessions.

  1. Nik Gowing, Keynote speech, Monday 12 June, 12.30pm
    I am looking forward to seeing Nik again. He presented at our ERM Forum last year and our members thought he was truly inspirational, so we asked him to come back for the conference and update us on how his research - Think the Unthinkable - is going, based upon his continuing discussions with businesses and political leaders.
  2. Partner Lunches, Monday 12 June, 1.15pm
    There are now five networking lunches to choose from this year. Each lunch is an hour long and they all focus on a different theme, so sit back, relax, eat the good food on offer and get networking! These lunches are capped, so you need to book in advance.
  3. Training Workshops
    If you are attending the full three days, then you have a huge selection of workshops to choose from. We are running four breakouts this year, compared to three in previous years. Along with the Airmic Seminars held on the Wednesday, this will be the main educational part of the programme. Don't forget you can claim your CII and IRM accredited points from these workshops. An extra tip: you can email me and request slides after the conference for each workshop you attend. 
  4. 5k Fun Run! Tuesday 13 June, 7.45am
    Whether you are a fitness fanatic or just prefer a leisurely run once a week like me, the fun run is a must do. The leisurely jog with approximately 70 others will take you along the beautiful canals of Birmingham - it's not exactly Venice, but it is a scenic run! It is the perfect start to day two of the conference, but you must pre-register for this run.
  5. Andrew Marr, Keynote, Wednesday 14 June, 12.00pm
    Andrew Marr is a well-known and much-loved British journalist and television presenter. Beginning his career as a political commentator, he subsequently edited The Independent, and was political editor of BBC News. He now hosts a political programme, The Andrew Marr Show, on Sunday mornings. A dynamic and engaging speaker, this one should not be missed.

For all conference information and to register please visit airmicconference.com. Any conference related queries, please email me susi.ozkurt@airmic.com.

Susi Ozkurt, events and marketing manager, Airmic