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Upcoming Events

Name of Event Date/Time Location Description
Risk and Insurance Career Fair09/25/2018
04:30 PM - 07:45 PM
Gordon CommonsSee our career fair webpage for more information.
Professor Edward W. (Jed) Frees Retirement Workshop10/12 - 10/13/2018
02:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Grainger HallSpecifics are available at
RMI MBA Advisory Board Meeting10/26 - 10/27/2018Grainger Hall
Research Seminar: Yang Wang11/30/2018
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
TBDYang Wang of the Risk and Insurance Department and La Follette School of Public Affairs at UW-Madison will present her research, paper TBD.
Research Seminar: Laura Schechter12/07/2018
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
TBDLaura Schechter of the UW-Madison department of Agricultural & Applied Economics will present her research, paper TBD.

Recent Events

Name of Event Date/Time Location Description
Executive Education05/14 - 05/18/2018
06:30 PM - 12:00 PM
Fluno CenterBusiness Strategy for Emerging Risk and Insurance Leaders; Gain organizational leadership training tailored to the risk management and insurance industry through The Institutes’ Management Education, in partnership with the Wisconsin School of Business and UW-Madison Center for Professional and Executive Development.
Research Seminar: Johannes Jaspersen04/27/2018
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
1280 GraingerJohannes Jaspersen of the Munich School of Management presents his research paper The Demand for Product Quality Ratings: Evidence on the Role of Information from a Health Insurance Choice Experiment.
Spring Banquet04/26/2018
05:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Gordon CommonsOur annual celebration of the graduating class, scholarship recipients, and community.
Research Seminar: Marc Ragin03/23/2018
02:30 PM - 03:45 PM
1280 GraingerMarc Ragin of University of Georgia presents his research paper The Influence of Sellers on Contract Choice: Evidence from Flood Insurance.
Technological Innovations in Risk and Insurance03/06/2018
05:15 PM - 07:45 PM
1310 GraingerCCLB representatives will present cutting-edge innovations specific to their organizations, ranging from an opioid prediction tool to advances in analytics, and work with students to understand the current and near-future impact they might have on the industry. Registration is required.

Conferences and Annual Seminar Archives

As an academic leader in the field, the Department of Risk and Insurance has hosted major events for scholars and industry professionals, including the 2009 Actuarial Research Conference and the 2017 Risk Theory Society Annual Seminar.

View Actuarial Research Conference details »
Learn about the Risk Theory Society Annual Seminar »