2024 Annual Conference in New Orleans

New Orleans September 28 - October 2

We are elated that we will be returning to New Orleans in 2024 for the 55th URMIA Annual Conference! New Orleans is a city known for its culture and resiliency. It is where the past, present, and future of higher education risk management will converge from September 28 to October 2, 2024.

Our conference website will serve as a gateway to an unparalleled gathering that promises to provide our community of higher education institutions and businesses the opportunity to discuss innovative approaches to risk management and insurance in the academic landscape. This extraordinary event will unite esteemed risk managers, industry leaders, and visionaries under one roof, offering an exceptional platform for networking, knowledge exchange, and transformative discussions on navigating the dynamic challenges that lie ahead.

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New Orleans September 28 - October 2

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September 28 - October 2

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Join Us in New Orleans

Join us in the enchanting city of New Orleans, as we embark on a journey toward resilience, innovation, and collective progress in higher education risk management.

Who should attend? New professionals and seasoned risk managers alike will gain insight and inspiration and will make connections with valuable resources.



A Little Lagniappe

Experience a conference like no other, with a touch of lagniappe - that extra something special that sets it apart. This conference is created specifically for you and your people, your krewe. From insightful general sessions and engaging educational breakouts to exciting social events and cultural excursions, this conference promises to offer a diverse range of activities, ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy and take away unforgettable memories. Learn more about lagniappe and carnival krewes.



Neutral Ground and Center of the Action

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA, 70130-2349

The New Orleans Marriott, which will serve as the center of the action for the conference, is an exceptional retreat and conference destination in the heart of the city, embodying the essence of Southern charm and contemporary comfort. This prime location boasts stunning views of the Mississippi River and is just steps away from iconic landmarks and attractions of the city. Enjoy a ride on the Canal Streetcar which boards in neutral ground directly in front of the hotel as an experience not to be missed.

Learn more about the history of the neutral ground and current trolley line.


Stay on Track for Excellence

Education at the conference will include best practices, resource materials, case studies, and roundtable discussions on the topics that mean the most to you. It is specifically designed to keep you on track with professional growth to ensure your future success. Be the conductor of enlightened risk management and insurance methods on your campus by attending. For the most transformative experience, join us in New Orleans for networking opportunities with industry leaders tailored to broaden your risk management community and with top-notch education to elevate your skills. Look to URMIA 2024 to light the way.


Let’s Talk NOLA

A timeless city with a unique way of life, New Orleans is steeped in European traditions and Caribbean influences. The picturesque Big Easy calls curious minds to the sweet sounds of jazz and the enchanting aroma of savory spices. New Orleans is an enticing, culturally rich haven…a sensory overload…an authentic experience. We will keep you in the loop on our specific conference happenings and plan some extra time to enjoy the region and the city combined with your conference trip.