PARMA 2016 Annual Conference

February 23-26, 2016
Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44400 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells,  CA 92210

Attendee registration: click here to register

Exhibitor registration is now open!  Please visit the conference page for more information on exhibit and sponsorship opportunities.

Questions? Contact Brenda Johnson at (888) 907-2762 x548 or

About the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa

This stunning Indian Wells resort is set against the Santa Rosa Mountains at the foothills of Palm Springs' Coachella Valley.  The Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa provides an atmosphere of luxury and relaxation unmatched anywhere in Indian Wells or Palm Springs. Enjoy rejuvenating spa treatments, championship golf, dynamite cuisine at our celebrated restaurants, sizzling nightlife, free Wi-Fi in the lobby and breathtaking desert sunsets beyond.  The resort offers a family-friendly atmosphere with Camp Oasis, our acclaimed kids' activities day camp. Capturing the essence of California style the resort boasts stunning décor and is an oasis of modern luxury.


PARMA Member Survey

PARMA is working to improve communications and its value to members. The first step is to build our member profile information. Please take this brief seven question survey to help us know more about you.  Feel free to forward this link to others you work with who may also have risk management responsibilities.

PARMA looks forward to learning more about what's important to you! 

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PARMA Business Partner Survey

PARMA's business partners are an essential part of our succcess.  Therefore, we want to here from you how we can improve your experience working with PARMA.  Please complete the survey using the link below. 

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View Our Conference Videos!

Click here to view online videos which are updated each day of the conference!

View Our Conference Photos!

Click here to view the first photo gallery.

Click here to view the second photo gallery.


If you attended some of the approved continuing education sessions at the recent PARMA conference, click HERE to download the certificate for the session you attended.   Please only download those certificates for the sessions that you actually participated in from the beginning through the end of the session.

Continuing Education 

PARMA offers continuing education at their annual conference and encourages presenters to submit sessions that will qualify for these continuing education classes. If you are a presenter and already have approved content be sure to indicate that when you will out a Call for Session form. We look for continuing education sessions that fall under the categories of Liability, Safety, Workers’ Compensation, Risk Management and Leadership. We also have a “General” category.

PARMA sessions at the annual conference are approved through the HR Certification Institute.


PARMA Scholarships 

PARMA’s vision is to assist Public Entity Risk Managers in achieving success in their careers and to provide Public Entities with the support they need to make their Risk Managers successful. With this in mind we design a conference to provide quality education and training in all the aspects of risk management. To help assist in funding, PARMA offers scholarships for the conference from both PARMA as an association and also through its chapters.

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Official App for the PARMA 2015 & 2016 Annual Conferences

Continue to use the PARMA app throughout the year to refer back to sessions you attended and find handouts that were downloaded.    Our app is not just a "once a year" tool for you!


Click here to access the application for download.

Or, you can scan the QR code above with your smartphone.