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2023 - 2024 Board of Directors

President
Tom Armstrong - Comcast          

Vice President
Steve Kuemmerle - Gannett Fleming  

Vice President/Programming
Jennifer Reno - QVC     

      
Treasure
Art Boyle - People 2.0               

Secretary
Richard Pcihoda - Penn Entertainment

Director
Mervat Hamza - Insomnia Cookies         

Director
Rick Graham - SEPTA

 

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Friends,

Please join your peers for the March meeting for the Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS live and in person.

Registration is now open for our March meeting: “Investigating People and Places: Diving into Geosocial Data”. – Risk Managers, Carriers, attorneys, paralegals, Insurance Brokers, and Students.

Social media and background investigations allow the discovery of information related to a claimant or plaintiff’s criminal and civil background as well as their activities of daily living. Leveraged correctly, this information, including financial distress, secondary employment, pre-existing medical conditions, hobbies and interests, familial obligations, criminal, and litigation history, and posted photographic/video content may be used to defend against frivolous worker’s compensation and liability claims.

This session will share fascinating trends in social media investigations, privacy and legal issues and concerns, as well as the importance of properly preserving, authenticating, and presenting evidence in court. Also, the dynamic between social media monitoring and surveillance will be looked at through a case study involving 16,000 days of surveillance data. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, as well as case law as it pertains to social media investigations will be covered in depth.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at the CCB Henry Art Gallery at Penn State Great Valley, 30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA 19355 beginning with networking and breakfast at 8:00 am followed by the session at 8:30 am.  The program will conclude at 10:00 am.  

We would like to make this process as interactive as possible so please send any questions you would like during the discussion via email to: jennifer.reno@qvc.com prior to the date of the meeting.

You may register for the meeting by visiting the calendar link:  

Please note that there is a $40 meeting fee for non-members to attend this meeting; we are now accepting credit card payments.  Students are always free to attend!

Information will be forthcoming on topics, and locations in the near future. Dates may be subject to change. Please always refer to www.rims.org and the Events Calendar for the latest information, and registration links.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.  Thank you for your continued support of the Chapter.

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Program Calendar

Mark the following dates on your calendar for our upcoming meetings:

March 12, 2024 - Investigating People and Places: Diving into Geosocial Data CCB Henry Art Gallery at Penn State Great Valley

April 2024 Panel Discussion hosted by Temple University MBA Commons, 7th Floor, Alter Hall, Temple University

Please note that there is a $40 meeting fee for non-members to attend this meeting; we are now accepting credit card payments.  Students are always free to attend!

Information will be forthcoming on topics, and locations in the near future. Dates may be subject to change. Please always refer to www.rims.org and the Events Calendar for the latest information, and registration links.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you for your continued support of the Chapter!

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Delaware Valley RIMS Chapter

Founded in 1951, the Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS was the second chapter. We serve the Risk Management community in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. RIMS, founded in 1950 serves over 4,800 businesses and organizations represented by over 10,000 individuals with risk management responsibilities throughout the world. By belonging to RIMS, you will receive a wealth of benefits designed to provide you with the most comprehensive information on risk management.