2006 Risk Management and Finance Summit for Nonprofits — Sept. 18–20

For the second year in a row, three leading, California-based organizations have stepped up as hosts of the annual Risk Management and Finance Summit for Nonprofits. This year's event will be held in Pasadena, CA, September 18–20. Record attendance at the 2005 conference held in San Francisco led the leaders of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center to choose a second California location for this year's conference.

With outstanding keynote presentations scheduled and an impressive lineup of thought-provoking educational sessions, this year's Summit is shaping up as a not-to-be-missed event.

Thanks to our Hosts! The Center is grateful to the following nonprofit organizations for their service and commitment as hosts of this year's event:

With Gratitude to our 2006 Corporate Sponsors

A record number of companies and organizations signed on as Corporate Sponsors of the Summit. This tremendous response has allowed the Center to offer a content-packed program at a minimal registration fee. We are grateful to these organizations for their generous Summit sponsorship:

  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • CAN Insurance Services
  • Chapman and Associates
  • Charity First Insurance Services, Inc.
  • ChoicePoint
  • Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
  • David Szerlip and Associates
  • Great American Insurance Group — Specialty Human Services Division
  • IntelliCorp Records, Inc.
  • Munich-American RiskPartners
  • Mutual of America
  • National Union Fire Insurance Company
  • Nonprofits' Insurance Alliance of California
  • Nonprofits' United
  • Philadelphia Insurance Companies
  • Riverport Insurance Company

Scholarships Sponsor

The Center is again grateful to the Public Entity Risk Institute for sponsoring the conference scholarships program. Click here to apply for a scholarship. For more information on PERI, visit www.riskinstitute.org.

3 Overlapping Agendas

The Summit offers a unique conference. Each day begins with a thought provoking plenary session to get your minds and laughter tuned up. Over the 2.5 days there are 25 topics offered in three overlapping agendas:

  1. A wide range of risk management topics in three concurrent tracks
    — Nonprofit Risk Management Center
  2. Advanced finance curriculum for nonprofit senior managers with 5+ years of financial experience.
    — CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
  3. Accounting basics for new and veteran finance & program manager staff and advisors to nonprofits
    — California Association of Nonprofits

Plenary Sessions

Monday at 9:00 am, after you've had breakfast and taken a spin through the exhibit hall, the dynamic duo of Bill Kizorek and John Powers from Two Parrot Productions will educate and entertain you with their adventures from the world of risk management and surveilling workers' comp scofflaws. Tuesday, you'll want to be up an' at em to grab a bite to eat, visit with exhibitors and be on deck at 9:00 am when Bill Stainton discloses "The 5 Best Decisions the Beatles Ever Made... and Why You Should Make Them, Too." Pack Tuesday night, so you can be be downstairs Wednesday morning for breakfast and then join attorney Clark Kent Ervin from the Aspen Institute who will speak at 9:00 am about "Life as the Bearer of Bad News: Not for the Faint of Heart." We will close the Summit with the awarding of the prizes donated by our generous exhibitors.

Concurrent Workshops

Some of the issues that will be addressed at this year's Summit include:

  • Employee handbooks
  • Transportation risk
  • Risk management culture
  • Downsizing
  • Peer-to-peer abuse
  • Risk management standards
  • Putting your insurance program out to bid
  • Criminal background checks
  • Residential treatment risk
  • Third party discrimination, and
  • Facilitated discussions for: Religious group, Large nonprofits, CEOs, HR pros and CFOs.

Headquarters Hotel

Westin Pasadena, Pasadena, CA

See You in Pasadena

Past attendees will tell you, you'll have a great time and learn a lot!