WIND 2018 Daily Schedule

​Monday, January 15, 2018


​5:00 - 5:30 pm ​

​Early Registration


5:30 pm – 7 pm

WIND President’s Cocktail Reception ​
 



Tuesday, January 16, 2018

8:00 am
WIND Golf Tournament

​11:00 am
Registration Open - CE Sign-up

12:00 - 2:00 pm
Software Sessions

Simsol – Beginner (T1)


Symbility – Beginner (T2)

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Software Sessions
Simsol – Advanced (T3)

Symbility – Advanced (T4)

4:00 - 7:00 pm
WIND HUB ​Expo Hall opens

5:00 – 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception in WIND HUB Expo Hall


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

7:00 am – 6:00 pm
WIND Registration and CE Desks are open

7:00 – 8 am
Continental Breakfast

8:00 am - 10:00 am

Opening Session

Lake Toho Room (Lower Lobby Level)
 

National Hurricane Center Presentation

Successes and Challenges of the 2017 Hurricane Season and What's to Come in 2018

NHC Hurricane Specialist Robbie Berg will present the forecasting successes and challenges of the 2017 hurricane season  with particular focus on Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate. The presentation will also discuss what to expect from the National Hurricane Center in 2018.

Keynote Speaker: Frank Abagnale, Jr.

WIND 2018  Keynote Speaker sponsored by Venture Construction Group of Florida

Hear From a Speaker So Interesting Steven Spielberg Made a Movie About Him

No, we don't have Leonardo DiCaprio as our keynote, but we do have the man he portrayed in Catch Me if You Can.You know you're a legend if Steven Spielberg directs and both Leo and Tom Hanks star in a movie about your life. You don't want to miss this speaker, he's not the typical keynote.

WIND Business Meeting

Our annual membership meeting, announcement of new board of directors and awards presentations.

10 am – 3:45 pm
WIND HUB Expo Hall Opens

10:00 – 10:30 am
Networking Break in WIND HUB Expo Hall

10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions

5 Hr. FL Law & Ethics Update – Part 1 (Rules, Regulations, & Ethics) (W1)

Building from the Ground Up (W2)

Filling Up on FL Property Case Law (W3)

Making the Most of Expert Depositions (W4)

Merlin vs. Badger: The Great Debate Sequel (W5)

Methods for Making Mediation Meaningful (W6)

Subrogation: How to Maximize Claim Recovery (W7)

12:15 - 1:30 pm
Connecting Lunch

1:30 – 3:15 pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions

Appraisal Certification – Part 1 (W8a)

Commercial Claim Boot Camp (W9)

Current Trends in ADR (W10)

Game of Drones: Advances in Technology (W11)

Litigating Property Insurance Fraud Claims (W12)

The Importance of Time and Money (W13)

Wear & Tear vs. Wind (W14)

3:15 - 3:45 pm
Connecting Break in Expo Hall

3:45-5:30 pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions

Appraisal Certification – Part 2 (W8b)

Changes in the Wind-SIU/Anti-Fraud Compliance (W15)

Florida Building Code Update (W16)

Impartiality in Appraisal: Lessons Learned (W17)


Math or Myth: Calculating Cash/Replacement Cost (W18)


Open the Floodgate: Wind or Flood? (W19)

What’s the Right Answer: Ins & Outs Depo Testimony (W20)

Where Wind Meets Fire (W21)

5:30 – 7:00 pm
Networking Reception in WIND HUB Expo Hall


Thursday, January 18, 2018

7:30 - 8:15 am
Continental Breakfast

7:30 am – 5:30 pm
WIND Registration Open CE Sign-Up

8:15 – 10:00 am
Breakout Workshop Sessions

Changes in the Wind-SIU/Anti-Fraud Compliance (TH1)

Commercial Claim Boot Camp (TH2)

Florida Building Code Update (TH3)

Methods for Making Mediation Meaningful (TH4)


The Importance of Time and Money (TH5)

Umpire Certification – Part 1 (TH6a)

Umpire RE-Certification – Part 1 (TH7a)

10:00 am - 1:30 pm
WIND HUB Expo Hall Open

10:00 – 10:30am
Connecting Break

10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions

Contractors acting as Public Adjusters (TH8)

Cruisin’ the Coast: Property Case Law Update (TH9)

Litigating Property Insurance Fraud Claims (TH10)


Making the Most of Expert Depositions (TH11)

What’s the Right Answer: Ins & Outs Depo Testimony (TH12)

WIND Umpire Certification – Part 2 (TH6b)

WIND Umpire RE-Certification – Part 2 (TH7b)

12:15 – 1:15 pm
Connecting Lunch

1:15 - 3:00 pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions

5 Hr. FL Law & Ethics Update – Part 2 (Contractors Acting as Public Adjusters) (TH13a)

Building from the Ground Up (TH14)


Filling Up on FL Property Case Law (TH15)

Impartiality in Appraisal: Lessons Learned (TH16)

Merlin vs. Badger: The Great Debate Sequel (TH17)

Open the Floodgate: Wind or Flood? (TH18)


Where Wind Meets Fire (TH19)

3:00 – 3:30 pm
Connecting Break

3:30 – 5:15 pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions

5 Hr. FL Law & Ethics Update – Part 3 (Concurrent Cause Conundrum) (TH13b)

Cruisin’ the Coast: Property Case Law Update (TH20)


Current Trends in ADR (TH21)

Game of Drones: Advances in Technology (TH22)

Math or Myth: Calculating Cash/Replacement Cost (TH23)


Subrogation: How to Maximize Claim Recovery (TH24)


Wear & Tear vs. Wind (TH25)

6:30 – 10:30pm
It’s Out of This World: Cosmic Casino/Galatic Game Night and Theme Party

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017

8:00 – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Registration Desk Open

8:00 am – 5:00 pm
CE Desk Open

8:30 am - 10:15 pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions 

Appraiser RE-Certification – Part 1 (F1a)

Xactimate (F2)

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
NFIP (F3)

10:15 - 10:45 am
Break

10:45 – 12:30 pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions  

Appraiser RE-Certification – Part 2 (F1b)

Concurrent Cause Conundrum (F4)

12:30 pm
Conference Conclusion with exception of NFIP Appraiser Flood Certification Class


Monday, January 15, 2018


6:00 - 6:30 pm ​

​Early Registration


5:30 pm – 7 pm

President’s Cocktail Reception in Presidential Suite



Tuesday, January 16, 2018

8:00 am

WIND Golf Tournament


8:00 am

Registration Open - CE Sign-up


12:00 - 2:00 pm

Software Sessions

Simsol – Beginner (T1)

Symbility – Beginner (T2)


2:00 - 4:00 pm

Software Sessions

Simsol – Advanced (T3)

Symbility – Advanced (T4)


4:00 - 7:00 pm

WIND HUB ​Expo Hall opens


5:00 – 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception in WIND HUB Expo Hall


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

7:30 am – 6:00 pm

WIND Registration and CE Desks are open


7:30 – 8 am

Continental Breakfast

​8:00 am - 10:00 am

Opening Session/Keynote Speaker/Business Meeting


10 am – 3:45 pm

WIND HUB Expo Hall Opens


10:00 – 10:30 am

Networking Break in WIND HUB ​​Expo Hall


10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions

5 Hr. FL Law & Ethics Update – Part 1 (Rules, Regulations, & Ethics) (W1)

​Building from the Ground Up (W2)

Filling Up on FL Property Case Law (W3)

​Making the Most of Expert Depositions (W4)

Merlin vs. Badger: The Great Debate Sequel (W5)

Methods for Making Mediation Meaningful (W6)

Subrogation: How to Maximize Claim Recovery (W7)


12:15 - 1:30 pm

Connecting Lunch


1:30 – 3:15 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions

Appraisal Certification – Part 1 (W8a)

Commercial Claim Boot Camp (W9)

Current Trends in ADR (W10)

Game of Drones: Advances in Technology (W11)

Litigating Property Insurance Fraud Claims (W12)

The Importance of Time and Money (W13)

Wear & Tear vs. Wind (W14)


3:15 - 3:45 pm

Connecting Break in Expo Hall


3:45-5:30 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions

Appraisal Certification – Part 2 (W8b)

Changes in the Wind-SIU/Anti-Fraud Compliance (W15)

Florida Building Code Update (W16)

Impartiality in Appraisal: Lessons Learned (W17)

Math or Myth: Calculating Cash/Replacement Cost (W18)

Open the Floodgate: Wind or Flood? (W19)

What’s the Right Answer: Ins & Outs Depo Testimony (W20)

Where Wind Meets Fire (W21)


5:30 – 7:00 pm

​Networking Reception in WIND HUB Expo Hall


Thursday, January 18, 2018


7:30 - 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast


7:30 am – 5:30 pm

WIND Registration Open CE Sign-Up


8:15 – 10:00 am

Breakout Workshop Sessions

​Changes in the Wind-SIU/Anti-Fraud Compliance (TH1)

Commercial Claim Boot Camp (TH2)

Florida Building Code Update (TH3)

Methods for Making Mediation Meaningful (TH4)

The Importance of Time and Money (TH5)

Umpire Certification – Part 1 (TH6a)

Umpire RE-Certification – Part 1 (TH7a)


10:00 am - 1:30 pm

​WIND HUB Expo Hall Open


10:00 – 10:30am

Connecting Break


10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions

Contractors acting as Public Adjusters (TH8)

Cruisin’ the Coast: Property Case Law Update (TH9)

Litigating Property Insurance Fraud Claims (TH10)

Making the Most of Expert Depositions (TH11)

What’s the Right Answer: Ins & Outs Depo Testimony (TH12)

WIND Umpire Certification – Part 2 (TH6b)

WIND Umpire RE-Certification – Part 2 (TH7b)


12:15 – 1:15 pm

Connecting Lunch


1:15 - 3:00 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions

5 Hr. FL Law & Ethics Update – Part 2 (Contractors Acting as Public Adjusters) (TH13a)

Building from the Ground Up (TH14)

Filling Up on FL Property Case Law (TH15)

Impartiality in Appraisal: Lessons Learned (TH16)

​​​​​Merlin vs. Badger: The Great Debate Sequel (TH17)

Open the Floodgate: Wind or Flood? (TH18)

Where Wind Meets Fire (TH19)


3:00 – 3:30 pm

Connecting Break


3:30 – 5:15 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions

5 Hr. FL Law & Ethics Update – Part 3 (Concurrent Cause Conundrum) (TH13b)

Cruisin’ the Coast: Property Case Law Update (TH20)

Current Trends in ADR (TH21)

Game of Drones: Advances in Technology (TH22)

Math or Myth: Calculating Cash/Replacement Cost (TH23)

Subrogation: How to Maximize Claim Recovery (TH24)

Wear & Tear vs. Wind (TH25)


6:30 – 10:30pm

It’s Out of This World: Cosmic Casion/Galatic Game Night


Friday, January 19, 2017


8:00 – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast


8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Registration Desk Open


8:00 am – 5:00 pm

CE Desk Open


8:30 am - 10:15 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions

Appraiser RE-Certification – Part 1 (F1a)

​Xactimate (F2)


8:30 am – 5:00 pm

NFIP (F3)


10:15 - 10:45 am

​Break


10:45 – 12:30 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions  

Appraiser RE-Certification – Part 2 (F1b)

Concurrent Cause Conundrum (F4)


12:30 pm

Conference Conclusion with exception of NFIP Appraiser Flood Certification Class