The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) hosts an annual conference for insurance industry professionals each spring. Scholarships for students to attend the conference are provided by the Katie School and industry companies.
This is a wonderful opportunity for students to interact with insurance professionals from around the world as well as develop and strengthen networking and business skills in a social setting. During the week-long conference, students attend educational sessions dealing with a broad range of pertinent topics in the industry and learn about new products and services within the industry.
Preference is given to students who are active in Gamma Iota Sigma insurance fraternity, have strong academic skills, and are pursuing a career in insurance and risk management. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and must complete the RIMS Conference appliation form by the designated deadline in the Spring.
The 2014 RIMS Conference was held from Sunday, April 27 to Wednesday, April 30 in Denver Colorado. Eleven Katie School students were selected to attend the annual RIMS Conference with all expenses paid. The students had the opportunity to attend educational sessions of their choice, network with industry professionals, and attend evening company receptions. Students also had the opportunity to meet the CEO of Lloyd's of London, Inga Beale and the CEO of Zurich Insurance, Thomas Hurlimann.
The 2013 RIMS Conference was held from Sunday, April 21st to Wednesday, April 24th in Los Angeles, California. Eight Katie School students were selected to attend the conference with all expenses paid. They had the opportunity to attend sessions of their choice, network at many evening receptions and meet with industry professionals.
The 2012 RIMS Conference was held from Sunday, April 15 to Wednesday, April 18 in Philadelphia, PA. Katie School students were selected to attend the conference with all expenses paid. Once again students particiapted in the community service project, attended networking events, and company receptions.
The 2011 RIMS Conference was held from Sunday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 4 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Several Katie School students were selected to attend the conference with expenses paid. They contributed to a community service project, attended networking, lunch, and dinner receptions, and participated in educational sessions.
2016 RIMS Conference Attendees, San Diego, California
2015 RIMS Conference Attendees, New Orleans, Louisiana
2014 RIMS Conference Attendees, Denver, Colorado
2013 RIMS Conference Attendees, Los Angeles, California
2012 RIMS Conference Attendees, Philadelphia, Pennslyvania
2011 RIMS Conference Attendees, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2010 RIMS Conference Attendees, Boston, Massachusetts