RIMS 2018 Canada Conference

DATE: Sept 23-26, 2018

VENUE: St. John's Convention Center, 50 New Gower Street
St. John's, Newfoundland A1C 1J3


BOOTH #: 116 (Gallagher Bassett)

With over 1000 risk management professionals from Canada and around the world attending, a stellar line-up of speakers and networking events scheduled, the 2018 RIMS Canada Conference is sure to be a success. Attending this conference provides a great chance to connect with those with responsibilities in the areas of Enterprise and Strategic Risk Management, Risk Management, Internal Audit,Corporate Compliance, and much more.

  • Keynote speakers
  • Panel discussions
  • Education sessions
  • Local entertainment

Gallagher professionals from Canada and the US will be in attendance. We look forward to gaining valuable face time with our risk management partners and colleagues.

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This industry focused event is well-known for providing keynote speakers, panel discussions and educational sessions with risk management experts.

Mark Morency, recognized leader in the industry and Financial Institutions Practice Leader for Gallagher in Canada is hosting a seminar within the ‘emerging risks’ sessions category.

Topic: The Rise of Protectionism - Implications for Risk Managers

Date: Tuesday, Sept 24

Time: 4:00pm-5:00pm

Key Take-Aways

We are confident that this event will provide innovative education takeaways:

1) Learn about the impacts of global trends toward protectionism.

2) Gain insights geo-political on emerging risks.

3) Learn mitigation techniques that are available to the insurance risk manager.

Session Description

As countries around the world move toward populism and protectionism, what does it mean for the typical Canadian Risk Manager? The speakers within the emerging risks category will show how international trade has changed in the recent past and why you should care. From supply chain disruption to business continuity planning, what can a risk manager do to counteract geo-political disruptions?

Mark A. Morency MBA, FRM

Senior Vice-President, Financial Institutions Practice Leader

D: (647) 725.9785 | M: (647) 327.9349


Mark Morency is the Senior Vice President, Financial Institutions Practice Leader for Gallagher in Canada, providing industry expertise to Gallagher’s clients and offices across Canada. Mark joined Gallagher in January 2018 after a 25 year career at some of Canada’s largest financial institutions. Most recently, Mark was the Head, Corporate Insurance Risk Management for Canada’s largest Bank. Mark has an M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business and a B.Sc. in Actuarial Science and Economics from the University of Toronto.