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Registration Is Now Open for the 2019 IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conferences

Release Date: Jan 10, 2019

Dallas, TXInternational Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®), has opened registration for the 2019 IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conferences (AgriCon).

AgriCon offers a forum where risk managers, agents, brokers, underwriters, and insurance buyers can gain the expertise they need to properly insure the unique exposures of farms and agribusinesses while networking and sharing best practice ideas with peers in the industry. Participants can attend classes leading to the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS®) certification or attend breakout sessions for advanced knowledge and certification renewal.

This year’s conferences will feature new topics pertinent to today’s ever-changing environment, full-day segments of the core curriculum for the AFIS certification, and a “Farmer’s Market” of short, interactive discussions of emerging issues that impact the agribusiness industry.

Attendees can register to attend one of the three regional conferences. 

  • Sacramento, California—April 15–17, 2019
  • Richmond, Virginia—June 18–19, 2019
  • Des Moines, Iowa—September 24–25, 2019

To learn more or register, please visit, or call (800) 827–4242.

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

Heidi Vincent
(800) 827–4242