Symposium CE Credits

  • Author | Heather Hughes
  • 6/3/2021 1:00 am

2021 Risk & Insurance Symposium 


It’s hard to believe we are less than three months away from our annual Risk & Insurance Symposium, scheduled for Aug. 25 - 27 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. This free, three-day educational event offers timely and informative sessions that cover topics of interest to local governments, and is open to all Public Entity Partners members and local agents.


Who should attend:

  • Anyone with safety responsibilities, interests or concerns
  • City attorneys
  • City managers / administrators
  • Finance directors
  • Fleet managers
  • Human resource employees
  • Mayors and elected officials
  • Supervisors with safety responsibilities
  • Safety, risk and HR managers
  • Training officers

This year's session topics will include:

  • Addressing Risk Management Issues in Public Transportation
  • Behavioral Health and Public Safety
  • Case Studies in Human Resources
  • Cyber Coverage
  • Cyber Security Pitfalls for Public Entities
  • Employees’ First Amendment Rights and Employment Actions
  • Firefighting Liability and Risk Management
  • In Pursuit: Safe Driving Practices
  • Police Excessive Use of Force and the Impact of Duty to Intervene Policies
  • Social Media: What Your Employees Need to Know
  • When Ransomware Affects Your Organization
  • Winning the FMLA Race
  • Workers’ Compensation Overview
  • Workplace Safety 

Keynote speaker Billy Parker, better known as Billy P. the Amputee, will share his inspiring story on learning how to thrive despite experiencing a catastrophic workplace injury resulting in the loss of both arms. Session speakers will include representatives from the City of Spring Hill; Farrar & Bates, LLP; FDRsafety; the Legal & Liability Risk Management Institute; Rainey, Kizer, Reviere & Bell, PLC; the Tennessee Fire Academy; the Town of Nolensville; the University of Memphis; and more.


Several of this year’s sessions are already approved for Certified Municipal Finance Officer (CMFO) (10.5 credit hours – 5.5 Financial and 5 Other) and Utility Commissioner (10.5 credit hours) continuing education credit, and we are working to provide credit in additional categories as well. Click here  for the daily agenda and additional information about this year’s sessions.


Opportunities to network with peers from other entities and share ideas will also be provided, including a social event on Wednesday evening, Aug. 25, at the Mill Creek Brewing Company in Nolensville. Registration is required for this special event.


Click here for more information about the 2021 Symposium, including registration, accommodations or to check on announcements about the agenda and additional continuing education credit approvals. For further assistance, please contact Heather Hughes at or by calling 615-371-0049.