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NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 14th and 15th, professionals and representatives of corporations and governments from around the world will gather in New York City to participate in the Global Institute for Risk Management Standards' (G31000) third annual conference on the ISO 31000 risk management standard. This year's conference will include high-profile speakers from global delegations such as Stefano Losi, First Officer at the United Nations (UN), Beulah Misrole, Provincial Chief Risk Officer (ERM) at Western Cape Government of South Africa and Charles T. Canfield, Senior Corporate Governance Officer at International Finance Corporation (WORLD BANK / IFC).
G31000 is a non-profit entity and recognized global leader of the ISO 31000 standard, with 36,000 members growing at an average rate of 500 new members per month. It recently expanded its infrastructure by partnering with RISKIA a leading risk management consultancy group for Spanish-speaking countries in Spain and South America.
A prime focus of the conference will be relating risk management with performance, governance and decision making. Attendees at the conference will gain invaluable information and resources regarding the latest changes and advances in the field, including on how ISO 31000 will help companies with the "Risk Based Thinking" now required in the ISO 9001:2015 risk management standard.
"Reference to the ISO 31000 risk management standard continues to rise in the public and private sector," says G31000 President Alex Dali, MBA, ARM. "The year 2014 will be a turning point, as all ISO management systems standards move towards adopting a risk-thinking approach."
In addition to Mr. Dali, speakers include a variety of other international corporate and governmental leaders from Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Netherlands, Nigeria, Singapore, Spain, South Africa and USA. Kevin W. Knight, Chairman, ISO/TC 262 - RISK MANAGEMENT (and former Chairman of the ISO Working Group that developed ISO 31000) will feature among them. The conference will be held in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), member of the WORLD BANK.
G31000 is the international education and certification body for ISO 31000, setting the standard of professionalism for thousands of risk professionals worldwide. G31000 has advised numerous governments, organizations and leaders in the private sector.
The G31000 global platform has the largest, most broad-based organization of its kind in the world, and over 35,000 active members.
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