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IAUA Appraisal Conference - San Antonio TX

  • October 01, 2019
  • 12:00 PM
  • October 02, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • The Westin Riverwalk 420 W Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205


  • 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 in good standing
  • 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 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.

CLICK HERE for the Westin Riverwalk hotel reservation block

Day 1, Tuesday, October 1

1245 pm to 115 - Check-in and settling

115 to 130 - Welcome and introductions; Rules of Engagement

Bob Norton

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

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, 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.


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