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Sunday, September 21 • 8:00am - 12:00pm
Pre-Conference Workshop #1 - Day 2: URMIA/NAFSA - Developing Your International Risk Management Action Plan

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(Registration separate; Additional fee) This special event is designed for pairs of risk management and education abroad professionals to attend together. You will spend one-and-a-half days with experts from both fields who will guide you through creating an international risk management action plan for your institution, discuss specific operational, financial, and strategic aspects of risk management, and confer on future trends from study abroad and risk management experts. Registration will be $470 per pair from the same institution. This fee includes materials, group lunches, an evening reception, and a complimentary pass to Monday of the URMIA 45th Annual Conference. A third person from the same institution may attend the program for an additional $240.00. For individuals attending without an institutional partner, registration is $300. Note, however, that registration will be strictly limited to pairs unless special considerations are met.


Denise Connerty

Assistant Vice President, International Affairs, Temple University
Denise Connerty, director of education abroad and overseas campuses and assistant vice president of international affairs, has been at Temple University since 1990. Prior to joining Temple, she was associate director for the Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University in Indianapolis from 1998-1999 and assistant director of the Center for Education Abroad at Arcadia University from 1978-1988. | | Ms. Connerty received her BA in history and... Read More →
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Kathy Hargis

Director of Risk Management, Lipscomb University
Kathy Hargis is the director of risk management for Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. She is the founding director for the university and has served in this position for the last seven years. Prior to working in higher education, Ms. Hargis worked in the corporate field, holding the position of risk manager for a large banking corporation in Tennessee, First American Corporation. She initially began her career as a commercial... Read More →

Paul D. Pousson

Associate Director of Risk Management, University of Texas System
Paul D. Pousson, ARM, is the associate director of the Office of Risk Management for The University of Texas System. He is responsible for administering the environmental health and safety, risk control, and property and casualty insurance programs and services offered to the nine academic and six healthcare / research institutions of The University of Texas System. He has over 20 years of experience in the risk management, environmental... Read More →
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Lisa Zimmaro

Assistant Vice President of Risk Management & Treasury, Temple University
With more than 20 years of risk management experience, Lisa Zimmaro is the assistant vice president for risk management and treasury for Temple University and previously the risk manager for Princeton University. Ms. Zimmaro graduated summa cum laude from Holy Family University with a BA in humanities and obtained her JD from the Temple University School of Law. Ms. Zimmaro is licensed to practice in New Jersey and in the US District Court for... Read More →


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Sunday September 21, 2014 8:00am - 12:00pm
Salon IX & X