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Program

Day 1

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Join Me on a Journey: Storytelling in Risk Management

The difference between engaged teams with rapt attention and those who are often only checking boxes is usually found in the connection that leaders make with the staff. Convincing your nonprofit’s employees to buy into risk management practices that go beyond regulations and compliance requires leaders to dig deep. Compelling stories move people, connecting the dots in a personal way,…

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Crew Resource Management: Employment Trends and Challenges

The world of employment risk is an evolving landscape. Gone are the days when nonprofit human resource professionals—or staff wearing HR hats—could simply update handbooks to reflect recently passed state and federal employment laws and classify employees with minimal worry about the consequences. Diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives are making organizations more robust, innovative, and inclusive. However, with all the…

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ERM Master Class

This Risk Summit session explores the evolution of Enterprise Risk Management in high-performing nonprofits. Learn how ERM has been adapted and advanced in environments with—and without—full-time ERM leaders. Find out how organizations identify and equip Risk Champions to connect risk management to strategy setting and key objectives. You’ll also learn valuable and practical insights and lessons from NRMC’s ERM consulting…

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How to Inspire and Support a Risk-Aware, Safety-First Culture

You want your employees to speak up about risks and always keep safety top of mind. That requires cultivating a culture of trust. This session will share practical strategies for building trust with your team so you can keep safety and risk awareness at the forefront in your workplace. You’ll leave with actionable safety-first workplace tips and ways to ensure…

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Risk Radar: Preventing, Detecting and Bolstering Defenses Against Fraud

Uncertainty circles your nonprofit like planes in busy airspace. It’s the job of the air traffic controllers to be aware of planes entering and exiting their sectors, divert and route them to appropriate locations, and prevent catastrophic impacts. Radar is an invaluable tool for air traffic professionals. In this session, you’ll learn how to apply the concept of radar to…

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Finance Professionals Roundtable

The finance department frequently provides the landing strip and hanger for the risk function in a nonprofit. This roundtable is an ideal networking and learning opportunity for finance leaders who have reluctantly accepted OR willingly embraced risk leadership roles. Join fellow finance professionals for a lively discussion about the evolution of a risk function, and settle the age-old question of…

Day 2

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The Employee Value Proposition: Why Would Someone Want to Travel With YOU?

Most risk practitioners will acknowledge that “people” risk is as important as traditional property, liability, and existential threats. In an era of unprecedented workforce vacancies and spiraling costs, nonprofit organizations are more challenged than ever to attract and keep talent – while holding a line on costs and being all things to all candidates and employees. This session will explore…

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Pilot, Engineer, or Air Traffic Controller: Designing a Full-Time Risk Role That Will Take You Places

Modern air travel relies on a whole cast of key players to get travelers to where they’re going. Pilots, aeronautical engineers, navigators, flight attendants, and air traffic controllers use specialized skills and tools to make sure your journey is safe, comfortable, and rewarding. If your risk program feels like it’s flying solo, it might be time to add a full-time…

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Insurance Professionals Roundtable

Join fellow insurance industry executives for a fast-paced and lively discussion about challenges and opportunities serving nonprofit missions across a wide spectrum. Learn how others are providing ‘value added’ offerings and insights on the changing role of insurance intermediaries. Bring your questions, insights, challenges, and business cards to network with kindred spirits in the industry.

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Unpacking Risk: 3 Practical Techniques

Few people appreciate the art of UNpacking a suitcase. But the items that were “tetrised” into your bag have to be dealt with once you arrive at your destination. Are you tempted to leave your belongings unaddressed in your hotel room and get straight to the sightseeing? Maybe, but if you do that, will you be able to find your toothbrush…