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Registration Is Now Open for the 2016 IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference in Des Moines, Iowa

Release Date: Jun 22, 2016

Dallas, TX—International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®), is now accepting registrations for the IRMI Emmett J VaughanAgribusiness Conference (AgriCon), to be held in Des Moines, Iowa, on September 22–23, 2016. This is the final AgriCon of 2016. 

AgriCon is designed for those who must understand, mitigate, or insure farm and agribusiness exposures. Participants can attend classes leading to the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS®) certification or attend breakout sessions for advanced knowledge and certification renewal. Register and learn more, or call (800) 827–4242. 

The AFIS certification is the insurance industry’s only professional credential for those who serve the farm and agribusiness communities. Nearly 1,900 people have earned the AFIS certification, and another 1,400 are in the process of completing its requirements. Participants in the AFIS program may join the AFIS LinkedIn group.

For more information on the curriculum, the speaker slate, networking opportunities, and our growing list of sponsors, visit the AgriCon website.


About IRMI:

Since 1978, International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), has been the premier authority and educator for risk management, insurance, and legal professionals. IRMI simplifies the management of risk by publishing resources for technical content and providing continuing education, certifications, and conferences. For more information, visit


Amanda Beasley
(800) 827–4242