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11: FERMA Risk Management Seminar: Are You Ready for a Change?, sponsored by the Federation of European Risk Management Associations is being held in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, contact FERMA, Rue de la Presse 4, 1000 Brussels, Belgium. Tel: +32-2-227-1144; fax: +32-2-227-1148; e-mail:; web:

18-21: 13th International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) hosted by the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) in Beijing, China. Cost: members and observers $700 €547) ; non-members $1,500 €1,172). For registration and further information contact the conference secretariat at +86-10-6628-6277 or by fax at +86-10-6628-8089 or e-mail:; web:

23: Baden-Baden Meeting held in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. To register online and for hotel information, visit the event website at

31: The Institute of Economic Affairs' 6th Annual Conference: The Future of General Insurance, held at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London. The event includes the Claims and Claims Management Day on October 30. Cost: three day conference delegate fee (October 30, 31 & November 1) £1,595 €2,352) + VAT = £1,874.13; two day conference only (October 30 & November 1) £1,190 + VAT = £1,398.25; claims and claim management day only (October 30): £645 + VAT = £757.88. For more information, visit the event website or contact Marc Koskela, senior marketing executive at the Institute of Economic Affairs. Tel: +44 207 608 0541; Fax: +44 207 253 2798; Web:


7-8: Swiss Association of Insurance & Risk Managers' 2006 Forum in Pfäffikon, Switzerland. For more information, contact Secretariat SIRM, p.a. Freiburg Industry, Service and Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box Route du Jura 37, CH-1706 Freiburg, Switzerland. Tel: +41-26-347-12-35; fax: +41-26-347-12-39; e-mail:; web:

12-15: RMIA 2006 Conference organized by the Risk Management Institution of Australia in Melbourne, Australia. Cost: RMIA members A$1,365 €819); non-members A$2,000. For additional details, contact Jan Shaw at Event Planners Australia, PO Box 1280, Milton, QLD 4064 Australia. Tel: +61-7-3858-5525; fax +61-7-3858-5499; e-mail:; web:

13-15: 16th Annual World Captive Forum in Scottsdale, USA, sponsored by Business Insurance, Quest Group of Companies and Tillinghast-Towers Perrin. Cost: risk or benefits manager: $1,075 €840); regulator: $595; other: $1,450; early discount: less $100 before September 15. For more information, contact World Captive Forum, 4248 Park Glen Road, Minneapolis, MN 55416. Tel: +1-952-928-4659; fax: +1-952-929-1318; e-mail:; web:


3-6: The Society for Risk Analysis' 2006 Annual Meeting: Risk Analysis in a Dynamic World conference in Baltimore, United States. For more information, contact The Society for Risk Analysis, 1313 Dolley Madison Blvd., Suite 402, McLean, VA 22101. Tel: +1-703-790-1745; e-mail:; web: