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IAUA Appraisal Summit - Denver

  • July 31, 2019
  • August 01, 2019
  • 3 sessions
  • July 31, 2019, 12:00 PM 5:00 PM
  • July 31, 2019, 5:00 PM 7:00 PM
  • August 01, 2019, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • University Club 1673 Sherman Street, Denver, CO 80203


  • Registration includes the afternoon only Day 1, Day 1 evening Social, Full day Day 2, with light breakfast and lunch provided.

    This is for IAUA members with dues in force
  • Registration includes the afternoon only Day 1, Day 1 evening Social, Full day Day 2, with light breakfast and lunch provided.

    Non members may attend and may also sit for the IAUA Certification Exam. Non-members that join IAUA within 30 days of the event will get a $55 credit on their IAUA Dues, so the net meeting fee is the IAUA Member rate.

Registration is closed

IAUA Appraisal Summit in the Mile High City

All panels will have balanced members and be moderated with attendee interaction  with the industry leaders that are Appraisers, Umpires, Attorneys, Adjusters, Engineers and others, with balanced views from the Carrier and Policyholder perspectives.

Day 1, Wednesday, July 31

1130 am to 1215 - check-in and settling

1215 to 1230 - Welcome and introductions; Rules of Engagement

Bob Norton

1230 to 115 - Moderated Panel - Global Perspective on Appraisal

Steven J. Badger, Esq; William F. Merlin, Jr, Esq

115 to 215 – Appraisal in Texas – recent developments

Steven J. Badger, Esq; Jeff Raizner, Esq

215 to 245 - Puerto Rico update - Implementation of the new law, potential take away points for other jurisdictions

Bob Norton, Luis Esteves

245 to 300 break

300 to 345 - Appraisal - Alternative to or Trigger for Litigation?

Arthur Kutzer, Esq; Jonathan Wilkofsky, Esq

345 to 430 - Initial Claims Handling - what leads to disputes in the Amount of Loss

Scott deLuise, Beau Kron

430 to 445 – Questions, discussion, break for eve

5pm to 7pm - Networking Social onsite

Day 2, Thursday, August 1

8am to 830 - check in and settling with continental breakfast

830 – 840 – Colorado Insurance Commissioner – welcome and remarks

840 to 940 – DORA and Impartial Appraisers – CO issues in appraisal

Tracy Garceau -DORA; Marilyn Chappell, Esq; David Furtado, Esq

940 to 1030 - Using Causation and Avoiding Coverage Decisions in Appraisal; Ordinance or Law, when is it ripe in Appraisal

Laura Haber, Mark Rothbauer

1030 to 1045 - break

1045 to 1145 – Appraisal Panel Handling

Clay Morrison, Steve Medeiros

1145 to 12 noon - IAUA history, standing, certifications, overview

Bob Norton

1200 to 100 - Lunch, provided

100 to 400 - IAUA Certification Class: This prepares attendees for the Appraiser or Umpire exam; this also fulfills the re-certification requirement of attending this class at least once every three years

Bob Norton, Clay Morrison, Jonathan Wilkofsky, Esq

We will proctor the Appraiser and Umpire exams following the IAUA Certification Class. Attendees may take both exams if they wish to do so, if time allows.

Re-certification does not require re-testing.


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