Schedule Released For IAS CatCREW Annual Claims Conference



The IAS Claim Services and CatCREW Annual Claims Conference is in full swing and we are proud to release the schedule of events! We’ve got a full line up taking place with multiple carrier certifications, presentations and continuing education featuring SWBC, Auto-Owners, CEA Earthquake Certification, American Strategic Insurance (ASI) Certification, AAA Insurance Certification, USAA Certification, Xactimate Basic & Advanced Sketch Techniques (CE) and Creating Flood Estimate with Xactimate (CE). Additional CE includes: flood, ethics, roofing and much more!

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EVENT DETAILS
DATE: February 11th – 13th, 2014
TIME: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Hilton Downtown Ft. Worth
ADDRESS: 815 Main St. Fort Worth, TX 76105
PHONE: 817-870-2100

Day 1 – Tuesday, February 11, 2014 – Room 1
7:00am-8:00am: Check-In & Breakfast
8:00am-9:00am: IAS Welcome Schedule Overview
9:00am-12:00pm: Flood CE Workshop 3hr CE (3 CE Credits)
12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch and Keynote Speaker – Keynote Speaker: John T. Snow – University of Oklahoma Regents’ Professor of Meteorology; Dean Emeritus, College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences; Director, Center for Applied Research and Development/Office of Weather Programs and Projects. Principal – Snow & Associates LLC.
1:00pm-2:00pm: Ethics CE Workshop (1 CE Credit)
2:00pm-5:00pm: American Strategic Insurance (ASI) Catastrophe Handling Best Practices and Certification with National Catastrophe Director, Jim Moran
7:00pm: Dinner at the famous Joe T. Garcia’s Mexican restaurant

Day 1 – Tuesday, February 11, 2014 – Room 2
9:00am-10:00pm: Michael Schroeder (Tile Roofing Donan)
10:00am-11:00am: Gary Haydon, Lightning claims Donan
11:00am-12:00pm: Michael Schroeder (Residential Water Intrusion Donan)

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Day 2 – Wednesday, February 12, 2014 – Room 1
7:00am-8:00am: Check-In & Breakfast
8:00am-12:00pm: Flood CE Workshop (4 CE Credits)
12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch and Keynote Speaker, TBD
1:00pm-5:00pm: Roofing CE Workshop (4 CE Credits)
7:00pm: Optional Cowboys Stadium VIP Tour

Day 2 – Wednesday, February 12, 2014 – Room 2
8:00am-12:00pm: Xactimate Sketch/Pre-test with Barry Smith (4 CE Credits)
1:00pm-5:00pm: USAA Xactimate Sketch Pre-test with Barry Smith (4 CE Credits)

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Day 3 – Thursday, February 13, 2014 – Room 1
7:00am-8:00am: Check-In & Breakfast
8:00am-12:00pm: CEA Earthquake Certification with Dan Dyce and Bob Baldinger
12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch and Keynote Speaker, Mary Ellen Ott, Auto Owners Insurance
1:00pm-5:00pm: CEA Earthquake Certification with Dan Dyce and Bob Baldinger

Day 3 – Thursday, February 13, 2014 – Room 2
8:00am-12:00pm: USAA Training Certification Exam Ramon Lopez USAA Catastrophe and Flood operations
1:00pm-5:00pm: AAA- Certification Catastrophe Certification

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DETAILS AND REQUIREMENTS ON CERTIFICATIONS AND WORKSHOPS:
USAA Catastrophe Certification:

Requirements:

Minimum of three (3) years property adjusting experience (as a licensed adjuster) or
Veterans former military only (1) year adjusting experience, you are eligible to become USAA certified for upcoming USAA catastrophe deployments.
Xactimate 27.5 or a demo version fully loaded on your laptop and functional prior to the arriving at the certification session.

CEA Earthquake Certification: This course is required in order to handle earthquake assignments in California. This course is approved for 3 hours of CE in following states: CA, CO, GA, OK, TX and NC.

Presented By: Dan Dyce, Bob Baldinger

American Strategic Insurance (ASI) Catastrophe Handling Best Practices and Certification: This course will cover ASI catastrophe handling including a certification for future deployments.

Presented By: Jim Moran, ASI National Catastrophe Director

AAA Catastrophe Certification: This 3-hour workshop will provide you an overview of AAA and best practices in order to properly handle AAA loss assignments during deployment.

XACT Sketch/Pre-Test /CE: The course is designed to provide adjusters with skills to achieve Xactimate User Certification as well as prepare adjusters who will be sitting for USAA Catastrophe Certification.

Presented By: Barry Smith, XACTIMATE Certified Trainer

Flood CE Workshop Part 1: Attendees will learn how to adjust flood claim using XACTIMATE. Course is designed for adjusters who have obtained NFIP certification. Course will differentiate what is covered by flood policy and address what is not.

Flood CE Workshop Part 2: A hands-on course where adjusters produce a sample flood claim.

Requirements: Attendees must have computer loaded with an active Xactimate version 27.5 or greater. (Xactimate will not be available in this class). Class attendee participation is encouraged and will help all attendees learn from our collective experiences.

Ethics CE Workshop: Minimizing Litigation best practices for the loss adjusting professional.

Roofing CE Workshop: Course will cover proper damage assessment hail vs. wind product ID peripheral components impact resistant shingles.

Presented By: Lon Smith

Click here to view the full lineup on our website and register online!






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