The Risk and Insurance Industry Summit for Student Engagement (RIS2E) provides a unique opportunity for St. Mary’s students to interact with risk management and insurance industry leaders. This student-led two-day conference encourages students to build professional relationships, gain industry knowledge and strengthen their successful entry into the field by engaging with insurance brokerage and insurance company participants.

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    RIS2E 2024
    Thursday, April 11, 2024
    Valero Headquarters

    Contact Donna James-Spruce at if you are interested in attending or sponsoring.

    Read more about RIS2E 2023 below.

RIS2E 2023 | March 23-24, 2023

Schedule of Events

  • Thursday, March 23, 2023

    RIS2E Registration Hours of Operation
    11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Networking Luncheon
    12 to 1:15 p.m.

    Welcome, Orientation and Introductions
    1:30 to 2 p.m.

    Seminar A: The Shifting Risk Landscape
    2 to 2:45 p.m.

    Seminar B: Market Dynamics and Ethical Issues
    2:45-3:15 p.m.

    3:15-3:30 p.m.

    Seminar C: The Changing Face of Risk Management and Ethical Issues
    3:30 to 4 p.m.

    Seminar D: What Does the Future Hold?
    4 to 4:30 p.m.

    Day One – Closing Remarks/Announcements
    4:30 to 5 p.m.

    Risk Management Program Banquet (reception and dinner)
    Old San Francisco Steakhouse
    5:45 to 9 p.m.

  • Friday, March 24, 2023

    8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

    Student Competition Spotlight
    9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

    10:15 to 10:30 a.m.

    Seminar F: Insights from the Next Generation of Risk & Insurance Professionals
    10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Meeting Wrap-up and Announcements
    11:30 to 11:45 a.m.

    Informal Networking Lunch
    11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

RIS2E is an excellent forum for students to connect with and learn from top business leaders in insurance and risk management. The success of RIS2E depends on our outstanding community and business support.

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  • Gold Sponsors

  • Silver Sponsors

  • Bronze Sponsors

Interested in becoming a RIS2E 2024 sponsor? Contact Donna James-Spruce at for more information.

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