windstorm insurance conference

WIND General Sessions Offer Diverse Learning Experiences

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

8:30 - 10:00 am 

Col. Mark Tillman

Col. Mark Tillman served as the Commander of Air Force One (2001-2009) and was the Air Force One Pilot on September 11, 2001. He was the first to fly the President into a War Zone on the Zero Fail Mission to Iraq.

Col. Tillman keeps attendees on the edge of their seat as he shares his first-hand account of piloting President George W. Bush on September 11, 2001 and later transporting the Commander in Chief into the war zone of Baghdad, Iraq for Thanksgiving dinner with the troops.

Col. Tillman emphasizes the concept of a Zero Fail Mission which can be applied in both business and everyday life. Detailed planning, measurable expectations, and personal responsibility are several of the key elements.

An engaging story teller, Col. Tillman will take you behind the scenes of Air Force One utilizing his experiences to reinforce the importance of the Zero Fail Mission.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

8 - 8:30 am

Dr. Rick Knabb, Director, National Hurricane Center

Don't miss Dr. Knabb's review of the past year's hurricane season, and see what changes are coming in 2017. 

8:30 - 10:00 am

Trending Issues in Catastrophe and Property Claims Handling

Don't miss this expert panel of insurance claims professionals as they review and discuss trending issues in claims adjusting from the viewpoints of defense and policyholder perspectives. The panel will present historical, current, and potential future issues arsing from topics such as fraud, AOB, appraisal, ethics, and networking. They'll also share past experiences and competencies needed to address claims handling for future catastrophic events.