Over 80 commodities researchers and practitioners came from across the world to attend the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities (JPMCC) inaugural New Directions in Commodities Research International Symposium on August 9-11 in Denver to discuss critical thinking and new research related to commodities.
The agenda for the conference included keynote speakers, speaker sessions organized by academic and practitioner members of the Center’s Research Council, and competitive academic sessions selected by the Technical Committee consisting of Research Council members. Read more
The OneBeacon Insurance Group Charitable Trust has made a scholarship gift of $10,000 to the Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program at University of Colorado Denver Business School. This is the first gift from OneBeacon Insurance Group to the RMI program and it will continue the program’s goal to recruit more students into the insurance industry workforce.
A large proportion of risk management and insurance employees are expected to retire in the next five years, and as Denver grows as an insurance and business hub, it will require an increasing number of new industry professionals. Read more