The MARIM Conference 2017 expects to attract hundreds of information-hungry industry professionals

The MARIM Conference 2017 is expected to attract 200 risk and insurance practitioners from various industry with the theme of risk and resilience in the current landscape taking centre stage.

The conference, organised by the Malaysian Association of Risk and Insurance Management (MARIM), will take place on 26-27 July 2017 at Le Meridian Putrajaya in Malaysia.

“MARIM organises a yearly risk conference with the objective to provide a platform for risk practitioners to meet, learn and exchange views on risk management practices,” Leo Pui Yong, project director of the conference and general manager of risk management at Tenaga National Berhad (TNB) told StrategicRISK Asia.

Pui Yong said the theme for this year’s conference is “risk and resilience in a VUCA world”, with VUCA standing for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity.

“This conference will bring together participants from our existing corporate and affiliate members. We are also proud that the conference will be officiated by Datuk Seri Haji Johari Abdul Ghani, Finance Minister II,” said Pui Yong.

“Additionally, we have confirmed the attendance of chief risk officers and heads of risk from most of our key corporate members. We are also expecting risk and insurance practitioners, researchers and educators to join us at the conference.”

Pui Yong added that this year there will be 13 exhibitors to provide a varied directory of solutions for the conference participants.

The opening keynote address will be given by Angela Kelly, Lloyd’s country manager for Singapore and CEO of Lloyd’s of London (Asia).

For more details on the event, head here.