Upon registering, RIMS will verify your membership status to ensure that the correct registration fee is charged, regardless of the category you have selected.
Deadline Dates for Registration:
Before August 17, 2007 – Early Bird Rate
September 21, 2007 – Regular Rate
October 2, 2007 – On-site Rate
Registrations received after September 21, 2007 will be processed subject to on-site fees.
Registrations completed online with credit card payment are processed immediately. Registrations completed online choosing check or bank transfer payments will not be processed until payment is received.
Check payments via regular mail must be sent to: Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc., P.O. Box 95000-2345, Philadelphia, PA 19195-2345.
Check payments via express or overnight mail must be sent to: Image Remit, 2056 North Center Drive, North Brunswick, NJ 08902, Attn: P.O. Box 95000-2345.
Submissions by mail will be processed within 10-15 business days. Payments that are not received and/or post marked by the respective cut-off date will be subject to additional fees.
Bank Transfers are payable only in U. S. dollars drawn from a U. S. bank. Transferred funds must be sent to:
469 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Account name: RIMS Operating Account
Account number: 7920319089
ABA number: 026013673
Registrant is responsible for all bank charges, including a $30 RIMS processing fee, which must be added to the total amount transferred. The bank order must include the registrant name(s) and company. Please enclose a copy of your bank order with your registration materials. RIMS Federal Tax ID# 13-1860397.
RIMS Registration Categories
Available to any corporation provided that the individual representatives, known as "Deputy members", are salaried employees of the organization requesting membership and solely provide the internal corporate risk management function for the benefit of the member company. Membership includes 2 deputies to receive full benefits. Additional deputies can be added for a nominal fee.
Associate of the Society*
Any individual who can confirm their commitment to uphold and further the risk management discipline, and who is NOT eligible for Deputy membership. This membership is available to the vendor or service provider - i.e. - broker, lawyer, consultant, account executive, sales, outsourced risk manager, etc., who works with clients of their employer.
Available to the Deputy member or Associate of the Society who was previously employed in Risk Management prior to full retirement, and not eligible for any other class of membership.
Any Individual who is a faculty member at a college/university, and teaches risk management, insurance, benefits or related studies, or chairs a department that offers risk management, insurance, benefits or related studies, as their primary focus.
Available to any current Deputy member upon separation from their current place of employment. Affiliate Membership is renewable once, or a maximum of 2 years from the date of separation. Membership terminates upon acceptance of employment.
A Student Membership may be granted to a full-time student, as defined by that college or university. The student’s major must be in risk management, insurance or business, finance or management with an emphasis in risk management and/or insurance provided such individual is not otherwise eligible for membership in another class. Student Members should be affiliated with a RIMS Chapter, to the extent possible given the student’s location relative to the Chapter area.
*Members are required to pay Local Chapter dues if applicable.
for refunds/cancellations, or downgrades must be made by September
14, 2007 and submitted to
the Web address below. All requests will be subject to a $75
received after September 14,
2007 will not receive a
refund, credit or price adjustment. Requests for refunds made by
September 14, 2007
will be issued 60 days
following the Conference.
reserves the right to cancel this conference if conditions warrant.
In the event of such a cancellation, registration fees will be
refunded. However, RIMS is not responsible for any travel or lodging
expenses incurred due to cancellation of the conference. If for any
reason you must cancel your conference registration, please remember
to cancel your housing arrangements separately. RIMS is not
responsible for hotel no-show fees or any travel or lodging expenses.
to substitute or transfer your registration by September
14, 2007 must be made
through the following Web site: www.RIMS.org/ConferenceChanges
to substitute or transfer your registration after September
14, 2007 must be made in
writing on corporate stationary and be presented at the on-site
attendee help desk.
substitutions are subject to a $75 administrative fee, plus any
additional fees due to differences in the member type, e.g.,
transferring a member registration to a non-member registration.
to meeting room space restrictions, RIMS requests you to register in
advance for the specific sessions, lunches and events you wish to
attend. Although sessions are on a first come, first-served basis,
completing the session registration information will allow RIMS to
assign each session to a room of the appropriate size for that group.
You will be given an opportunity to select sessions when you receive
your e-mail registration confirmation.
individuals registered and badged may attend conference events.
Guests of registrants must register to attend conference sessions and
now book their guest room reservation at anytime from anywhere, as
long as the reservations are done before the group booking release
date, September 3, 2007.
Code for the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.: CPS-GFC1412
your computer browser to: www.coasthotels.com/hotels/canada/bc/vancouver/coast_plaza/overview.html
the province, hotel name, check-in date, number of nights and the
booking code, as indicated above and press enter. The special rates
for the meeting will appear (you may have to scroll down).
the prompts as indicated, and upon completion, a confirmation number
will be given.
a guest wish to make reservations after the group booking cutoff
date, the guest will have to call the hotel reservation’s
department directly at 604-688-7711 to reserve a room. This will
be done on a room availability basis.