Lockton Organizes Symposium Emphasizing on Risk Management

By CIOReview | Thursday, March 17, 2016
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ST.LOUIS, MO: Risk management is a very high priority for every industry. Enterprises are constantly exploring methods and techniques to identify risks, assess and polarize them. With technology constantly developing, new risks tend to arise with them and enterprises have to be vigilant and come up with new ways to tackle the risks, both identified and unidentified. In this context, Lockton Companies is set to organize a complex risk symposium this month.

The agenda of the symposium, which will be held on the 17th and 18th of March, is to bring together companies which face similar risk issues. The event will comprise of general sessions and one-on-one discussions focusing largely on risk management challenges that are persistent today and ways to tackle them.

This symposium will bring together a total of 250 specialists including Risk Managers, Underwriting Executives and Experts from a variety of fields like property, casualty and cyber risk to discuss about current complex risk topics in-depth. The major topics of discussion will include - emerging risks, active shooter incidents, cyber threat environment and insurance market; and data analytics and predictive modeling to name a few.

“Macroeconomic trends, cyber security concerns, regulatory challenges, and geopolitical concerns demand attention. Risk management has also become a board-level concern for our clients and carrier partners, and the strategies pursued must address organizational priorities and risk tolerance. These changing dynamics create new obstacles, but also lead to new opportunities and competitive advantage," says Ryan Brown, VP, Lockton Companies.

The main attraction for entrepreneurs and other invitees is the speech by Luke Williams,the best-selling author and global innovation strategist who will be delivering the keynote speech. l He will be emphasizing on the power of disruptive thinking and the need of taking risks.  He has worked with industry leaders like American Express, GE, Sony, Crocs, Virgin, Disney, and Hewlett-Packard to develop new business strategies.