Central Texas All Industry Day to Take Place March 1

February 14, 2006

The Central Texas Chapter of CPCU Society and the Austin Association of Insurance Professionals will host the 2006 All Insurance Industry Day March 1 at the Doubletree Hotel in Austin.

The schedule of events includes:

8:30-9:30 a.m. – Legislative Update – “TDI Hot Topics” – What has been happening to workers’ compensation, homeowners and auto markets, and other regulatory and legislative issues – some of which have been spotlighted due to natural catastrophe activity. Instructor: Audrey Selden, senior associate commissioner, Consumer Protection, Texas Department of Insurance. One hour CE credit approved.

8:30-10:30 a.m. (with break) – Ethics in Insurance – Core ethical values and ethical challenges in the business of insurance. Instructor: Paul Martin, director of Education, IIAT. Two hours CE credit approved.

10:00-11:30 a.m. – Catastrophe Risk Financing, Disaster Risk Management/Business Continuity Planning, and the Reinsurance Markets – a panel discussion- industry leaders provide insightful observations on the current state of the reinsurance markets, risk financing, and the challenges of rebuilding / continuity planning. Panel includes: Jim Oliver, Texas Windstorm Association; Tony Provenzale, Benfield Group, Paul Pousson, Risk Management, UT Systems; and Dan Bailey, Protiviti. Moderator: Marvin Kelly (TPCIGA). 1.5 hrs CE (being filed).

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – The Impact of HB7 on the Texas Workers’ Compensation System -Highlights of key reform measures and their impact on the handling of Workers’ Compensation in Texas. Instructor: Jan Kearbey. One hour CE credit approved.

12:00 Noon – Lunch – Featuring Audrey Selden, senior associate commissioner, Consumer Protection, Texas Department of Insurance as keynote speaker, with recognition of CPCU and IIA Course Completers.

To register, contact Sherri Hendricks at (512) 263-8999 or shendricks@simtexas.com. For more information, contact Stephanie Harvey, (512) 491-2427 or sharvey@tmlirp.org.

Interested in sponsoring lunch or break service? Contact Anita Herzog @ (512) 346-0030 or anita@taga1.com.

Registration for the event begins at 8:30. The Doubletree Hotel is located at North IH-35 at 290 in Austin.

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