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WIND 2017 Conference Daily Schedule

Please note that dates/times/events are subject to change.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

6:30 – 7:30 pm

"Sunset Celebration" Networking Reception
Wear your best tropical attire.

Monday, January 30, 2017

8:00 am​

WIND Golf Tournament  at Disney's Magnolia Golf Course

12:00 pm

Registration Open/CE Sign-up

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions (Class Code)
Simsol (M1)
Symbility (M2)

2:00 - 4:00 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions (Class Code)
Simsol (M3)
Symbility (M4)

4:00 - 7:00 pm

"WIND HUB" - Expo Hall

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Welcome Kickoff Reception in the WIND HUB

Sponsors:
Duboff law Firm
The CLM
Drink Ticket Sponsor:
Venture Construction Group

6:30 pm
Expo Raffle Drawing

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

7:30 am

WIND Registration Open CE Sign-Up

7:30 – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast
Sponsor:
Casualty Adjuster's Guide

8:30 - 10:00 am

General Session/Keynote Speaker
Keynote Spearker: Col. Mark Tillman

10 am – 3:45 pm

"WIND HUB" - Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 – 10:30 am

Connecting Break
Sponsors:
Berk, Merchant & Sims, PLC
Claims Magazine/PropertyCasualty360
Exponent

10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions (Class Code)
5-Hr. FL Law & Ethics Update - Part 1 (T1a)
Adjusting for Your Deposition (T2)
Advanced Settlement Tech for Property/Windstorm Insurance Claims (T3)
Burdens of Proof (T4)
Carrier Adjusting (T5)
Complex Residential CAT Losses from Inception to Trial: A Balanced View (T6)
Effective Management of Complex Catastrophe Claims (T7)
Have You Been Interrupted? (T8)
Industry Case Law Update (T9)

12:15 - 1:30 pm

Connecting Lunch
Sponsors:
Boehm Brown Harwood, P.A.
Duboff Law Firm
EFI Global
Twenty First Century Engineering, Inc.

1:30 – 3:15 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions (Class Code)

5-Hr. Florida Law & Ethics Update: Understanding the Complex World of AOB- Part 2 (T1b)
Condominium Claims: Who is Responsible for Damage? (T10)
Cyber Security, Drones, & Use of Technology in Claims (T11)
Duties After Loss: Viewpoints from the Insured & Insurer (T12)
How to Select an Appropriate Expert (T13)
Impartiality in Appraisal: Lessons Learned (T14)
Perspectives: How Different Professionals View Catastrophe (T15)
Plumbing Losses: Coverage & Identifying Long Term Damage (T16)
Property Insurance Fraud Litigation: Wind & Related Cases (T17)
WIND Appraisal Re-Certification – Part 1 (T18a)

3:15 - 3:45 pm

Connecting Break
Sponsors:
Claims Journal
IN-Line Consulting, LLC
Salmon & Dulberg Dispute Resolution
Zap Consulting

3:45-5:30 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions (Class Code)

5-Hr. Florida Law & Ethics Update: Updates & Developments in FL Law-Part 3 (T1c)
A Study of Assignment of Benefits (T19)
Application of Daubert to Wind & Hail Claims (T20)
Catastrophic Construction Collapse: Adjusting, Engineering, & Legal Perspectives (T21)
How to Document a Claim: Plaintiff & Defense Perspectives (T22)
So Your Windstorm Claim is in a Flood Zone, Now What? (T23)
Technology’s Role in Causation, Coverage, & Fraud (T24)
The Option to Repair (T25)
WIND Appraisal Re-Certification – Part 2 (T18b)

5:30 – 7:00 pm
"WIND Hub" Exhibit Hall Open

​5:30 - 7 pm

"WIND HUB" Expo Connecting Reception
Sponsors:
Morgan Law Group, PA
Drink Ticket Sponsor:
Stockham Law Group, PA

6:30 pm
Expo Raffle & Grand Prize Drawing

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

7:30 - 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am

WIND Registration and CE Sign-Up

8:00 – 10:00 am

WIND Membership Meeting
General Session
Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Rick Knabb
Special Presentation: Past Presidents' Panel
Trending Issues in Catastrophe & Property Claims Handling

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

"WIND Hub"  - Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 – 10:30am

Connecting Break
Sponsor:
Charles R. Tutwiler & Associates, Inc.

10:30 am – 12:15 pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions (Class Code)

Adjusting for Your Deposition (W1)
Carrier Adjusting Issues (W2)
Condominium Claims-Who is Responsible for Damage? (W3)
Effective Management of Complex Catastrophe Claims (W4)
Industry Case Law Update (W5)
Plumbing Losses: Coverage & Identifying Long Term Damage (W6)
So Your Windstorm Claim is in a Flood Zone, Now What? (W7)
Understanding the Complex World of Assignment of Benefits (AOB) (W8)
Wind vs. Water (W9)
WIND Umpire Certification - Part 1 (W10a)
WIND Umpire Re-Certification - Part 2  (W11a)

12:15 – 1:30 pm

Connecting Lunch

Sponsors:

Danahy & Murray

Kelly Kronenberg

SDII Global

1:30-3:15 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions (Class Code)

Application of Daubert to Wind & Hail Claims (W12)
Burdens of Proof (W13)
Catastrophic Construction Collapse: Adjusting, Engineering, & Legal Perspectives (W14)
Complex Residential CAT Losses from Inception to Trail: A Balanced View (W15)
Duties After Loss: Viewpoints from the Insured and the Insurer (W16)
Merlin vs. Badger: The Great Debate on All Things Appraisal & Hail Related (W17)
Perspectives: How Different Professionals View Catastrophe (W18)
Property Insurance Fraud Litigation: Wind & Related Cases (W19)
The Option to Repair (W20)
WIND Umpire Certification - Part 2 (W10b)
WIND Umpire RE-CERT - Part 2  (W11b)

3:15 – 3:45 pm

Connecting Break
Sponsors:
Duboff Law Firm
NACA

3:45 – 5:30 pm

Breakout Workshop Sessions (Class Code)

A Study of Assignment of Benefits (W21)
Advanced Settlement Tech for Property/Windstorm Insurance Claims (W22)
Cyber Security, Drones & The Use of Technology in Claims (W23)
Have you been interrupted? (W24)
How to Document a Claim: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives (W25)
How to Select and Appropriate Expert (W26)
Impartiality in Appraisal: Lessons Learned (W27)
Technology's Role in Causation, Coverage & Fraud (W28)
Updates and Developments in Florida Law (W29)
Wind vs. Water (W30)

6:00 – 10:00 pm

Roaring 20s Theme Party
Casino/Game Night
Channeling all Great Gatsby guys and 1920s flapper ladies. Don your best Art Deco-era costumes (beads, feather boas, headbands, flapper dresses for the ladies; bow ties, vests, fedpras for the guys) for this fun and festive night. Enjoy dinner, desert, drinks (no prohibition here) while trying your luck at arcade games, and casino tables. Lots of great prizes will be awarded to our luck attendees. This is one you don't want to miss!
Sponsors:
Merlin Law Group
The Stems Law Firm
Venture Construction Group of Florida, Inc.
Drink Ticket Sponsor:
Koch Parafinczuk & Wolf

Thursday, February 2, 2017

8:00 – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast

8:30am - 5:00pm
Breakout Workshop Sessions (Class Code)
NFIP (TH1) 
(Lunch is on your own at 12n)

8:30 – 10:15 am

Breakout Workshop Sessions  (Class Code)

WIND Appraisal Certification - Part 1 (TH2a)
Xactimate -  (TH3)

10:30 am - 12:15pm
WIND Appraisal Certification - Part 2 (TH2b)
Merlin vs. Badger: The Great Debate on All Things Appraisal & Hail Related (TH4)

12:30 pm

Conference Conclusion
(Unless you are attending the NFIP class}

DISCLAIMER
Hotel meeting room locations and speakers are subject to change. Visit www.windnetwork.mobi for the latest news and updates.

For additional conference information, please contact the WIND Meeting Planner, Meeting Management Group at 813.988.0737 or email meetingplanner@windnework.com. We’re here to help and look forward to seeing you at WIND 2017!

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