Sponsors & Exhibitors

Join over 400 senior executives, directors, and risk management experts for the ninth annual ERM Symposium, scheduled for March 14-16, 2011 at the Swissôtel in downtown Chicago.

Why sponsor and exhibit at the 2011 ERM Symposium?

  • With five general sessions and almost 30 concurrent sessions featuring top risk management experts, the ERM Symposium is the premier educational event for enterprise risk management.
  • Promote your organization to an expected audience of 400+ risk professionals.
  • Showcase your products and services to key influencers in purchase decisions.
  • Increase your organization’s brand recognition among chief risk officers, chief financial officers, chief actuaries, risk professionals, investment professionals, and risk modeling experts.

Review the ERM Symposium Sponsor and Exhibitor Prospectus for details on becoming a sponsor and exhibitor.

Do not delay, as opportunities are limited. Contact Mike Boa at (703) 562-1724 or mboa@casact.org for more information.

Platinum Sponsors

Towers Watson

Towers Watson

Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.

Our focus is on giving you the clarity to make the right decisions and take the right actions. And our approach is grounded in perspective – the kind that comes from our deep experience working on a wide range of issues.

But more important, our perspective begins at eye level – with a clear understanding of your organization, the way you work, your goals and your challenges.

By connecting the big picture and your picture, we help you achieve real-world results.

PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ business advisory professionals provide clients with the confidence to succeed by helping them anticipate, create and manage change. Whether clients are proactively implementing change or reacting to an unplanned event, we leverage our Firm’s resources, deep industry experience, and functional acumen across the areas of operations, finance, organizational strategy and structure, process improvement, human resources effectiveness, technology integration and implementation, risk mitigation and crisis management to help organizations effect sustainable change.

Silver Sponsors

A.M. Best

A.M. Best

Founded in 1899, A.M. Best Company is a global credit rating organization dedicated to serving the insurance and reinsurance industries. Best’s Credit Ratings provide an independent opinion of the relative financial strength and creditworthiness of risk-bearing entities and investment vehicles. Enterprise risk management is an important area of focus in A.M. Best’s rating analysis process.

KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International.”) KPMG International’s member firms have 138,000 professionals, including more than 7,900 partners, in 150 countries.

Moody’s Analytics

Moody’s Analytics

Moody’s Analytics provides strategic solutions for measuring and managing risk. We put the best practices of the entire world of credit, economics and financial risk management at your fingertips, helping you compete in an evolving marketplace. In addition to distributing the credit ratings and proprietary research of Moody’s Investors Service, we offer training and consulting services as well as leading-edge software that is tuned to your business challenges and powered by sophisticated models.

Exhibitors

Algorithmics

Algorithmics

Algorithmics is the world’s leading provider of enterprise risk solutions. Insurers around the world use Algorithmics’ software, analytics, and advisory services to help make effective use of available capital, meet regulatory requirements, and protect shareholder value. Leveraging 20 years of financial engineering experience, Algorithmics offers proven, award winning solutions that enable insurers to more effectively quantify, measure, monitor, and ultimately mitigate risk. Algorithmics is a member of the Fitch Group.

Barrie & Hibbert

Barrie & Hibbert

Barrie & Hibbert provides world-class stochastic modelling solutions to clients around the globe, helping them improve their business performance and succeed in complex and increasingly regulated markets.

Through our market-leading stochastic modelling framework, clients can model economic and asset scenarios which help them increase their understanding of risk and inform their decisions on any adjustments that might be made within their businesses.

Our fully transparent software and models are supported by comprehensive consultancy services.

Casualty Actuarial Society

Casualty Actuarial Society

Established in 1914, the purposes of the Casualty Actuarial Society are:

  • to advance the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to general insurance, including property, casualty and similar risk exposures;
  • to expand the application of actuarial science to enterprise risks and systemic risks;
  • to establish and maintain standards of qualification for membership;
  • to promote and maintain high standards of conduct and competence;
  • to increase the awareness of actuarial science;
  • and, to contribute to the well being of society as a whole.

The Casualty Actuarial Society fulfills its mission to advance actuarial science through a focus on research and education. Among its 5,500 members are experts in property-casualty insurance, reinsurance, finance, risk management, and enterprise risk management.

Conning

Conning

Conning is a leading asset manager for the insurance industry, with almost $77 billion under management through its Hartford and Dublin investment centers as of December 31, 2010. The Company’s unique combination of asset management, insurance research and strategic advisory services helps clients achieve their financial goals through the implementation of customized business and investment strategies. With the acquisition of DFA’s cutting-edge GEMS® economic scenario generators, and ADVISE® stochastic modeling platform, Conning has expanded its portfolio of services offered to insurance companies for applications such as economic capital modeling, managing assets and liabilities, risk, reinsurance, and corporate planning. Founded in 1912, Conning is headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, with additional offices in New York, London, Dublin, and Cologne.

Conning
One Financial Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103-2627
+1 203-860-299-2000
www.conning.com
solutions.us@conning.com

DW Simpson Global Actuarial Recruitment

DW Simpson Global Actuarial Recruitment

The mission of DW Simpson Global Actuarial Recruitment is to be the premier executive recruiting firm specializing in the placement of actuaries and risk professionals; to be recognized for the service, integrity and forthrightness that the firm brings to each and every business relationship; and to be willing at all times to sacrifice short-term gain for the long-term good and prosperity of our clients, our candidates and, as a result, our organization as well.

Easy2comply

Easy2comply

Over 50,000 risk and compliance professionals worldwide use easy2comply for cost-effective, flexible risk and compliance management. Easy2comply enables companies to effectively manage multiple GRC processes on a single platform either On Demand (SaaS) or On Site.

Easy2comply supports existing and emerging regulations with full functionality, adaptable workflow and built in best practices for:

  • Operational Risk
  • Basel II
  • Solvency II
  • Internal Control
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
  • ITIL
  • ISO27001
  • Internal Audit
  • Business Continuity Management (BCM)
  • and more.

Rapid implementation in an incremental approach enables organizations to minimize time, cost and impact to normal daily operations.

eFinancialCareers

eFinancialCareers

eFinancialCareers, a Dice Holdings, Inc. service, is the leading global career site network for careers in financial markets. The website provides financial markets professionals with job opportunities, job market news and analysis, salary information and career advice. Recruiters and employers can post jobs targeting specific sectors within the financial markets industry, both buy-side and sell-side, and can search the resume database for highly qualified and specialized professionals.

Address: 1040 Avenue of the Americas, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 800-380-9040

Milliman

Milliman

Milliman is among the world’s largest independent actuarial and consulting firms. From 54 locations worldwide, our staff of 2,500 people includes more than 1,300 qualified consultants and actuaries. Through consulting practices in employee benefits, healthcare, investment, life insurance and financial services, and property and casualty insurance, Milliman serves the full spectrum of business, financial, government, union, education, and nonprofit organizations. In addition to our consulting actuaries, Milliman’s body of professionals includes numerous other specialists, ranging from clinicians to economists. Our clients benefit from Milliman’s broad range of expertise in addressing their enterprise risk management initiatives.

Nexus Risk Management

Nexus Risk Management

Nexus Risk Management provides a clear focus for managing risk to maximize value. As a company, we focus exclusively on risk. We deliver tools, training, expertise and execution to enable our clients to have the sharp focus needed to achieve their financial objectives.

Worldwide we work closely with insurance companies and pension plans, rating agencies and regulators, leading experts from academia and the investment industry as well as reinsurers and other counterparties to bring together deep industry knowledge, leading edge techniques and best practices from around the world. Using robust ALM and LDI frameworks that are fully integrated within ERM we deliver state of the art dynamic hedging programs, asset management within a risk framework and risk optimization.

Through our offices in Toronto and Seoul we provide highly specialized services to our clients globally.

Numerix

Numerix

Numerix is the leading provider of analytics software and services for structuring, pre-trade pricing and analysis, trade capture, valuation, and risk management, with support for commodities, credit, equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, inflation, and hybrid instruments. Founded in 1996, Numerix has over 700 clients and 50 partners across more than 25 countries.

PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ business advisory professionals provide clients with the confidence to succeed by helping them anticipate, create and manage change. Whether clients are proactively implementing change or reacting to an unplanned event, we leverage our Firm’s resources, deep industry experience, and functional acumen across the areas of operations, finance, organizational strategy and structure, process improvement, human resources effectiveness, technology integration and implementation, risk mitigation and crisis management to help organizations effect sustainable change.

Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA)

Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA)

The Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) is a higher standard for risk professionals, with more than 60 chapters around the world and over 70,000 members worldwide. A non-profit, member-led association, PRMIA is dedicated to defining and implementing the best practices of risk management through education, events, networking, online resources, and certification including the Professional Risk Managers’ (PRM) designation and the Associate PRM certificate.

Pryor Associates Executive Search

Pauline Reimer/Pryor Associates Executive Search

“It Takes One To Know One…An Actuary Placing Actuaries”

Named a top recruiting firm by Dun & Bradstreet, Pryor has 40 years of insurance (P&C, Health, Life, Pensions & Investments) experience.

Pauline Reimer, ASA, MAAA, has headed the Actuarial Placement Division since 1986, after working as an actuary in insurance and consulting firms. Proudly the CAS’s first Platinum Partner, she is also on the Executive Board of ASNY and the Advisory Board of Columbia University’s MS in Actuarial Science program.

Quoted in periodicals and television, Pauline handles each step of every actuarial assignment personally – no client is ever relegated to just an Assistant. Her impressive placement records of 99% retention rate and 100% success ratio in retained searches confirm her status as one of the most successful actuarial recruiters worldwide.

Quantitative Risk Management

Quantitative Risk Management

Quantitative Risk Management is the world’s leading enterprise risk management consulting firm. QRM develops industry-leading risk management principles, practices, and models, and provides clients with the advice, knowledge, and tools necessary to adopt those innovations, thus increasing their risk-adjusted returns. For over 20 years, QRM has partnered with clients to enhance their ability to measure risk, identify profitable opportunities, and make sound financial decisions. With offices in Chicago, London, and Singapore, QRM has established over 250 long-term engagements with top financial institutions from the banking, finance, and insurance industries worldwide.

SAP

SAP

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 109,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com.

Society of Actuaries

Society of Actuaries

The Society of Actuaries is a nonprofit professional society of more than 21,000 members involved in the modeling and management of financial risk and contingent events. The mission of the SOA is to advance actuarial knowledge and enhance the ability of actuaries to provide expert advice and relevant solutions for financial, business and societal problems involving uncertain future events.

Society of Actuaries – CERA

Society of Actuaries - CERA

In 2007, the Society of Actuaries (SOA) introduced its first new designation in their 58-year history, the Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst credential, the CERA. In response to the rapidly evolving ERM movement, the SOA led the charge to broaden the reach of actuaries by building the CERA career path with the express purpose to deliver to the business community the preeminent standard of ERM practice. In 2009, another historical event occurred for the actuarial profession when an international treaty was signed acknowledging the CERA as the globally recognized enterprise risk management credential.

Standard & Poor’s

Standard & Poor's

Standard & Poor’s helps institutions worldwide manage, measure, and mitigate credit risk, and make informed decisions that can improve risk-adjusted return and gain a competitive advantage. By leveraging Standard & Poor’s experience in credit risk assessment and analysis, we have developed integrated and transparent solutions to help clients with their credit risk management needs. Solutions include risk data products, quantitative models, a risk workflow platform, and analytical services.

Risk Lighthouse LLC

Risk Lighthouse LLC

Risk Lighthouse LLC is a research firm specializing in the development of economic risk intelligence, risk indices and modeling tools for the financial and insurance industries. We advise banks, insurance companies and regulatory agencies in various areas with our unique combination of research insights, analytical skills and practical experience. We conduct extensive research and development to address the risk modeling and valuation needs of clients arising in the fast-changing financial market and regulatory environment.

Towers Watson

Towers Watson

Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. With 14,000 associates around the world, we offer solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management.

Our focus is on giving you the clarity to make the right decisions and take the right actions. And our approach is grounded in perspective – the kind that comes from our deep experience working on a wide range of issues.

But more important, our perspective begins at eye level – with a clear understanding of your organization, the way you work, your goals and your challenges.

By connecting the big picture and your picture, we help you achieve real-world results.

Ultimate Risk Solutions

Ultimate Risk Solutions

Ultimate Risk Solutions is a leading global provider of state-of-the-art Dynamic Financial Analysis software called Risk Explorer™ and other risk modelling software products for non-life re/insurance industry.

Risk Explorer™ is used BY INDUSTRY LEADERS for portfolio risk modelling, risk-based capital evaluation, ceded/assumed reinsurance analysis and regulatory compliance. Risk Explorer™ can be seamlessly integrated into your firm’s IT infrastructure.

Wolfram

Wolfram

Wolfram Research is the world’s leading developer of technical computing software, offering organization-wide solutions for the financial community. Led by Mathematica, its flagship product, the company’s software is relied on today by top financial firms around the world.