IAUA Appraisal Conference
San Antonio TX
All panels will have balanced members/views from the Carrier and Policyholder perspectives and moderated attendee interaction with industry-leading Appraisers, Umpires, Attorneys, Adjusters, Engineers and others.
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Day 1, Tuesday, October 1
1245 pm to 115 - Check-in and settling
115 to 130 - Welcome and introductions; Rules of Engagement
130 to 230 - Moderated Panel - Global Perspective on Appraisal
Steven J. Badger, Esq; William F. Merlin, Jr, Esq
230 to 330 – Appraisal in Texas – recent developments
Steven J. Badger, Esq; Jeff Raizner, Esq
330 to 345 break
345 to 415 - Puerto Rico update - Implementation of the new law, potential take away points for other jurisdictions
Bob Norton, Luis Esteves
415 to 500 - Appraisal - Alternative to or Trigger for Litigation?
5pm to 7pm - Networking Social onsite
Day 2, Wednesday, October 2
8am to 830 - Check-in and settling with continental breakfast
830 – 840 – TX DOI update
840 to 930 – Initial Claims Handling - what leads to disputes in the Amount of Loss
Brian Haden, Beau Kron
930 to 1030 - Appraisal Panel Handling
Clay Morrison, Steve Medeiros
1030 to 1045 - break
1045 to 1145 – Using Causation and Avoiding Coverage Decisions in Appraisal
William F. Merlin, Jr, Esq, Steve Badger, Esq
1145 to 12 noon - IAUA history, standing, certifications, overview
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, Steve Medeiros, Clay Morrison,
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.