CCNC is Pleased to Announce the 20th Annual Claims Conference & Tradeshow

Pillars Of Education - Day One
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Day Two Schedule

Monday September 16, 2013

7:30-8:30 am
Registration, Breakfast in Hallway (Exhibit Hall Closed)

 

8:30-9:30 am
Opening General Session
The Mental Shift - Unlocking Unlimited Potential
Keynote Speaker - Melanie Porpiglia-Wood

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You are a strong, smart, powerful professional and anyone would be lucky to do business with you, right? So why are there times that you doubt yourself? Why are there times you don’t “Go for it?” What is holding you back from conquering that big sale? Overcoming a career obstacle? Taking the leap? In this interactive and engaging presentation you will learn to harness your inner strength, establish continued motivation, create actionable steps toward your goals and renew your commitment to success. Whether you are at the top of your game or at your lowest point, you’ll leave energized, enlightened and with the power to unleash the “you” that you know you can be. Uncover the breakdown process of understanding and overcoming mental fear/barriers in regard to sales and other areas of business and personal life. You will learn to stop saying, “Why me?” and start saying, “Why NOT me!”


10:00 am-Noon

Track 1 (Liability)
Evaluating and Resolving
ADA Access Claims

Dirk Larsen, Laura Flynn
& Mark Hazlewood

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Despite recent legislative changes aimed at preventing abuse, Americans with Disabilities Act access lawsuits still constitute a significant percentage of civil filings in California creating headaches for business and property owners, public entities and their insurers.

The handling of such claims, including related procedural requirements, necessary investigation, retention of experts, and applicable affirmative defenses will be discussed. In addition, the panel will provide instruction regarding the evaluation of recoverable damages and advise attendees on steps to be taken in order to efficiently resolve such claims.

CA & TX DOI 2 hrs: credits approved
RPA credit approved
MCLE credit pending


Track 2 (Property)
Zero Dark Forty Eight -
A Large Loss Mission

David Warters
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This presentation will go over the specifics needed to adjust a water loss, fire damage, and contents. How to look at a loss and come up with a good budgetary allowance based on the client’s coverage and to help an adjuster build a good reserve number. It will teach an adjuster how having the right company that can handle many aspects of the loss at one time as well as having the knowledge of time lines and how much repairs really cost will improve their overall loss outcome and successful client experience.

CA & TX DOI 2 hrs: credits approved
RPA credit approved
MCLE credit pending

Track 3
Rapid Assessment Technologies for Water Losses and Sanitary Sewer Overflows
Ed “Chip” Prokop
& Lisa Rogers
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Rapid Assessment Technologies for Water Losses and Sanitary Sewer Overflows -

This presentation will discuss water damage and Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) including how they are characterized by what is in them, (clean, gray water or black water).

"Time is money, and we will show you how and when you can save both!"
The discussion will include the science behind sampling and testing techniques to identify the category of loss as well as final sampling choices including Rapid Assessment field testing equipment that can limit your cost and liability.

CA & TX DOI 2 hrs: credits approved
RPA credit approved
MCLE credit pending


Noon - 1 :00 pm
Lunch buffet served in the Exhibit Hall

 

1 :00 - 3:00 pm

Track 1 (Liability)
THE POST - SB 474 Playing Field: Evolving Claims Issues in Construction Litigation
Brian Sanders, David Harris
and Dan Winters
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SB474 makes several significant changes to the existing California law of indemnity in the context of construction contracts, each of which will require an adjustment in the manner in which construction claims are handled by claims personnel. This course familiarizes the claims professional with those statutory changes and discusses the potential impact on issues of coverage, claims handling, litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

CA & TX DOI 2 hrs: credits approved
RPA credit approved
MCLE credit pending

Track 2 (Property)
Electrical Fundamentals
Joe Nowikowski
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This class is fast paced and truly reaches the masses. Whether you are a beginner just entering into the industry or a seasoned adjuster, everyone will leave with new knowledge. It has been a common occurrence for attendees to take pictures during the class as they are amazed with the demonstrations used.

CA & TX DOI 2 hrs: credits approved
RPA credit approved
MCLE credit pending

Track 3
Determining Loss of Income in Business Interruption and Personal Injury to Small Business Owner
Nick Briscoe
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This course will discuss the evaluation of insurance claims involving loss of income. Adjusters will gain knowledge of how to determine the loss income in a business interruption claim or a personal injury claim involving a small business owner. Adjuster’s competence may be improved in the areas of determining how these types of claims should be calculated; understanding the documentation needed to assess a claim, including financial statements and business tax returns, and determining if claims are reasonable and legitimate.

CA & TX DOI 2 hrs: credits approved
RPA credit approved
MCLE credit pending


 

3:00-3:30 pm
Break - Exhibit Hall Open

 

3:30 - 5:30 pm

Track 1 (Liability)
Sex, Drugs & Coverage
Dana Denno and Ivy Fitzgerald
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Sex and drugs aren’t just for rock stars anymore! The recent trend towards legalization of marijuana, the pervasiveness of methamphetamine lab losses, and the inevitability of death and injury from addiction has injected drugs into everyday claims in ways not seen before. This course will cover existing legal precedent, spot issues not yet addressed by the courts, as well as identifying best practices in investigating such claims

CA & TX DOI 2 hrs: credits approved
RPA credit approved
MCLE credit pending


Track 2 (Property)
Everest to Arsonist -
Suicide in the Courtroom

Ulises Castellon and Doug Wood
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This presentation will integrate an actual case study and the NFPA 921 (National Fire Protection Association) to assist adjusters understand the technical issues and provide them with the ability to better evaluate and manage their job responsibilities.

CA & TX DOI 2 hrs: credits approved
RPA credit approved
MCLE credit pending

Track 3
Xactimate Tips For
Large Loss Estimating

John Davis
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The course will assist adjusters in their ability to estimate in an expedited manner. Course will teach adjusters tricks to estimating larger losses using building plans and xactimate tools.

CA & TX DOI 2 hrs: credits approved
RPA credit approved
MCLE credit pendings


 

6:00 - 8:00 pm
2nd Annual CCNC Dinner Banquet
around the corner at the Sheraton Hotel Grand Ballroom

 

8:00 - 11:00 pm
Annual CCNC Casino Night
Back at the Hyatt

 

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  • CAIIA
  • CCAA
  • CCCA
  • EBCA
  • MCA
  • MVCA
  • PCAP
  • SCA
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    Claims Conference of Northern California, Inc. P.O. Box 4657, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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     Please Note:PUBLIC ADJUSTERS OR PERSONS UNRELATED TO THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY -
    The Claims Conference is open only to those employed by the insurance industry and those who, as their primary business, provide goods and services directly to insurers. Others, such as public adjusters, are not invited and may not exhibit, sponsor, register or attend. Any such uninvited person found attending the Conference will be asked to leave and will not receive a refund. Determinations regarding eligibility to attend will be made solely by CCNC. If you have any questions about this attendance policy or determinations made pursuant to this policy, please contact CCNC management in writing as soon as possible.