2017 Speaking Engagement Update

more...[more] more...Rimkus Consulting Group is pleased to announce that our professional consulting staff is presenting a number of continuing education seminars across the country. These definitive lectures embrace a variety of topics focusing on forensic investigations to help meet the continuing education needs of risk managers, attorneys, and claims professionals.

National Events

CLM Claims College
September 6, 2017 – Baltimore, Maryland

"Level Two: Basic Accident Reconstruction vs. Truck Accident Reconstruction" presented by Mark H. Nelson, PE, ACTAR, CFEI, CVFI, LEED AP, Forensic Division Manager, Eastern Region, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Claims Litigation Management (CLM) Claims College is a two-day educational experience where students will benefit from a rigorous curriculum, which is designed to help strengthen current skills and develop new skills and knowledge in order to excel professionally. Upon successful completion of all three levels, graduates will earn the Certified Claims Professional (CCP) in Casualty Claims designation. Click here for more information.

Arkansas Trucking Seminar
September 12, 2017 – Rogers, Arkansas

“Legal Implications and Analysis of Drone Usage in Collision Reconstruction" presented by Dirk E. Smith, PhD, PE, Senior Vice President, Forensic Division, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., Phyllis Hafner, Burden Hafner & Hansen and Leslie Leazer, Knight Transportation. 

The Arkansas Trucking Seminar brings together trucking industry professionals and defense counsel to address the important issues in the dynamic trucking business. 

Regional Events

SPE Unconventional Reservoir Summit II
August 22, 2017– The Woodlands, TX

"Effective Interaction with the Community in Unconventional Resource Development" presented by Allison L. Stock, PhD, MPH, Principal Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Society of Petroleum Engineers Unconventional Reservoir (SPE) Summitwill cover technical knowledge concerning the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources, and related technologies for the public benefit; it will provide opportunities for professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence. 

Deepwater Technical Symposium
August 23, 2017 – New Orleans, Louisiana

"Health Issues Associated with Offshore Facilities" presented by Allison Stock, PhD, MPH, Principal Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
The Deepwater Technical Symposium is a seminar that will cover a variety of topics to include Geoscience, Reservoir & Economics, Drilling Technology, and Production Systems. In this seminar, instructors will share knowledge, best practices, new technologies, and improvements to existing technologies with a focus on case studies. Click here for more information.

Rimkus Consulting Group's 7th Annual Phoenix CE Seminar
September 8, 2017 – Phoenix, Arizona

"Roof Construction and Damages" presented by Roderick Rennison, MA, PE, Senior Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"The Science of Human Factors" presented by Farheen S. Khan, PhD, Director, Human Factors, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"Lithium - Ion Battery Fires" presented by Joe Nowikowski, PE, CFEI, Electrical Division Manager, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"You Want the Truth? You CAN Handle the Truth" presented by Robert T. Foster, JD, National Marking Manager, Rimkus Consulting Inc. 

"The Role of Biomechanics in Workers Comp Investigations" presented by Anastasios D. Tsoumanis, PhD, ACTAR, Eastern Region Biomechanics Division Manager, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Rimkus' Phoenix 7th Annual CE Seminar is a one-day seminar offering courses covering Biomechanics in Workers Comp Claims, Forensic Human Factors Capabilities, Adjuster Ethics: Handling the Truth, Lithium Battery Electrical Fires and Property Damage Assessments. CE Credit is offered for Texas, Oklahoma, Florida and Wyoming for a total of 5 credits for all 5 courses. Attorneys will receive "Certificates of Attendance" towards CLE credits. Click here for more information.


Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. CE and CLE Webinar
August 16, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT - Rimkus Webinar Center, Houston, Texas

"Bicycle Accident Reconstruction" presented by Joe R. Maseda, MBA, PE, ACTAR, Vice President, Forensic/Industrial Division, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Rimkus' Bicycle Accident Reconstruction Webinar will provide attendees with an overview of how bicycle accidents occur, and methods of accident reconstruction. CE credit is offered for Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, and Texas. CLE credit is offered for Florida (1704682N). CLE Home Study will be offered for Colorado (759279). Registration will be available soon. Our upcoming webinars are listed here.

CLM Food Safety Webinar
August 17, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
"Food Safety: Protecting Your Guests and Yourself" presented by Allison L. Stock, PhD, MPH, Principal Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Claims Litigation Management (CLM) Food Safety Webinar will address ways to ensure your guests and yourself are protected when it comes to serving food. Proper ways to handle food safety in a hygienic manner will be discussed.

Recent Presentations

AIRROC Summer Membership Meeting
July 18, 2017 - New York, New York"Talc and Cancer: The Science and the Litigation" presented by Annette B. Santamaria, PhD, MPH, DABT, Director, Toxicology and Food Safety, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
The Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC) hosted their Summer Membership Meeting, where professionals were able to connect with colleagues, set up business meetings, and hear from experts on current issues for the insurance and reinsurance industries. This meeting featured a full day of instructed meeting time and a full day of educational sessions. Click here for more information.

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. CE and CLE Webinar
July 19,  2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT - Rimkus Webinar Center, Houston, Texas

"Electrical Fire Investigations" presented by Samuel L. Sharpless, PE, CFEI, Vice President,  Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Rimkus' Electrical Fire Investigations Webinar gave participants a basis for understanding the balance between fire investigations and electrical examinations. CE credit was offered for Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Oklahoma and Texas. CLE credit was offered for Colorado (759115), Florida (1704017N) and Texas (928005005). CLE Home Study was approved for Texas (928006752) and Colorado (759280). Click here for more information.