construction risk management seminar

Spring 2021

Join us online for 9 unique sessions over four days:

  • April 28th
  • April 29th
  • May 5th
  • May 6th

Welcome to TSIB’s 2021 Spring Construction Risk Management Seminar!

Below you can view the session details and read about our speakers. This Virtual Seminar is designed to help educate you on the changes that are happening in the industry. It will give you the necessary tools needed to help your construction company thrive in 2021.

Each 30 minute session is packed with information to help you navigate your Corporate Insurance, Surety Bonds, and Employee Benefits Programs. Each session will feature time for Q&A with our experts. In addition, we have two 45 minutes panel discussions, that will provide you with different industry perspectives.

Register for our free virtual seminar today to reserve your spot!

Click the date & session below for the session link and full details:

Time:

9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST

Session Duration:

45 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Topic Title:

State of The Insurance Market (Panel Discussion)

Session Link:

Access Session 1 here

or Call In (audio only)
636-373-8636
Phone Conference ID: 376 593 62#

Topic Description:

At this Panel Discussion with National Insurance Carriers & Managing General Agencies, we will be discussing:

  • How did we get into the current Hard Market?
  • Current market challenges
  • How to best position your company from an Underwriting perspective
  • What to expect in 2021 (Rates)
  • Impacts of COVID-19 (Coverage & Rates)
  • Forecasting market conditions for the next 2 to 5 years

Presenters:

Moderator: Nick Langer, TSIB (read his bio here)

Panel Speakers: RT Specialty, Jeff English, CRC Insurance Services, and Glenn Pine, TSIB (read his bio here)

Time:

10:00 am PST / 1:00 pm EST

Session Duration:

30 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Topic Title:

Hard Market Solutions

Session Link:

Access Session 2 here

or Call In (audio only)
636-373-8636
Phone Conference ID: 912 339 26#

Topic Description:

In the session, learn about how contractors can minimize rate increases in a Hard Market.

Presenters:

Matt Macievic, TSIB (read his bio here)

Time:

9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST

Session Duration:

30 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Topic Title:

Understanding Additional Insured Endorsements & Their Relationship To Your Contracts

Session Link:

Access Session 3 here

or Call In (audio only)
636-373-8636
Phone Conference ID: 301 468 226#

Topic Description:

In the session, learn about

  • The history of Additional Insureds (AI) endorsements
  • Updates to AI’s
  • How to use your endorsements respond to a loss
  • Understanding AI’s and Indemnity Principles of Contractual Risk Transfer

Presenters:

Mike Langer, TSIB (read his bio here) & Nick Langer, TSIB (read his bio here)

Time:

9:50 am PST / 12:50 pm EST

Session Duration:

30 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Topic Title:

Should You Bond Back Your Subs?

Session Link:

Access Session 4 here

or Call In (audio only)
636-373-8636
Phone Conference ID: 406 381 313#

Topic Description:

In this session, learn how to reduce subcontractor risk and improve your prequalification process using surety bonds

Presenters:

Mike Dugan, TSIB (read his bio here)

Time:

9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST

Session Duration:

30 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Topic Title:

How Your Company Financials Are Analyzed by Surety Companies and Credit Facilities

Session Link:

Access Session 5 here

or Call In (audio only)
636-373-8636
Phone Conference ID: 229 662 449#

Topic Description:

In this session, you will learn:

  • What information Surety companies & credit facilities focus on when looking at your financial statements.
  • How your company can be proactive when you are approaching important financial reporting dates (i.e. year-end, mid-year, etc.)

Presenters:

Andrew Waterbury, TSIB (read his bio here)

Guest Speaker: Nick Balaity, CPA, CCIFP, Partner, Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP

nick balaity
Nick has ten years of experience providing construction contractors, builders and real estate professionals assurance services (audits, reviews, and compilations), as well as business and transactional consulting. Before joining Aldrich, Nick started his career working with a large local firm in Portland, Oregon. His experience with sureties, bonding agents and bankers helps him provide the best financial statement services for his clients based on their reporting needs. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Engineering Contractors Association. Nick graduated from Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo with a degree in business administration and a concentration in accounting.

Time:

9:50 am PST / 12:50 pm EST

Session Duration:

30 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Topic Title:

Is a Captive Right for You?

Session Link:

Access Session 6 here

or Call In (audio only)
636-373-8636
Phone Conference ID: 472 961 933#

Topic Description:

In this session, we will introduce the fundamentals of a Captive insurance program and discuss how they benefit a Contractor. Topics include:

  • How to determine if a Captive is right for you
  • Risks and benefits of a Captive
  • Applying for a Captive
  • How to finance a Captive
  • Long term impact on your business

Presenters:

Anthony Amicucci, TSIB (read his bio here) & James Pfeiffer, TSIB (read his bio here)

Guest Speaker: Jason Oswald, CIRCA
Jason Oswald
Jason Oswald is a seasoned insurance executive, effective leader and innovative strategist. With professional experience that runs across a broad spectrum of disciplines, he has developed expertise in profit and loss, strategic direction, development and implementation of growth initiatives, and driving underwriting best practices.

Currently Jason serves as the President & Managing Director for Construction Insurance and Risk Captive of America (CIRCA), a Bermuda domiciled construction group captive. In his role he is responsible for the overall operations, management and coordination of service providers, marketing and structure of the captive. CIRCA represents 15 of the premier construction firms in the county.

Time:

9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST

Session Duration:

30 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Topic Title:

Understanding the Surety Claims Process

Session Link:

Access Session 7 here

or Call In (audio only)
636-373-8636
Phone Conference ID: 606 998 324#

Topic Description:

In this session, we will help you understand the Surety claims process. We will prepare you, so you know the steps, documentation, communication, and time frames.

Presenters:

Jeremy Pendergast, TSIB (read his bio here) & Vince Miseo, TSIB

Time:

9:50 am PST / 12:50 pm EST

Session Duration:

30 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Topic Title:

Employee Benefits – Compliance Overview – Important Timelines

Session Link:

Access Session 8 here

or Call In (audio only)
636-373-8636
Phone Conference ID: 994 583 75#

Topic Description:

In this session, we will discuss Health & Wellness initiatives, as well as the latest news & advice on handling COVID-19 in the workplace.

Presenters:

Ivette Sedano, TSIB (read her bio here)

Time:

11:00 am PST / 2:00 pm EST

Session Duration:

45 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Topic Title:

Alternative Risk Financing & Performance Based Insurance Solutions (Panel Discussion)

Session Link:

Access Session 9 here

or Call In (audio only)
636-373-8636
Phone Conference ID: 226 076 874#

Topic Description:

This panel discussion is with Insurance Carriers and Captive Managers from the Brokerage community. We will discuss:

  • Benefits of Alternative Risk Financing
  • How to prepare your exit from the “Guaranteed Cost” Insurance market
  • Underwriting Guidelines
  • Understanding how to capitalize on your own performance
  • How Performance Based Insurance Products can help you outperform your competitors

Presenters:

Moderator: Nick Langer, TSIB (read his bio here)

Panel Speakers: RT Specialty, Daniel Dias, Travelers Construction Insurance Services, and Jason Oswald, CIRCA
Jason Oswald
Jason Oswald is a seasoned insurance executive, effective leader and innovative strategist. With professional experience that runs across a broad spectrum of disciplines, he has developed expertise in profit and loss, strategic direction, development and implementation of growth initiatives, and driving underwriting best practices.

Currently Jason serves as the President & Managing Director for Construction Insurance and Risk Captive of America (CIRCA), a Bermuda domiciled construction group captive. In his role he is responsible for the overall operations, management and coordination of service providers, marketing and structure of the captive. CIRCA represents 15 of the premier construction firms in the county.

Attend all the sessions or just a few – whichever fits your schedule and needs best.

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