2017 SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT UPDATE

Rimkus 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


Claims Litigation Management (CLM) Annual Conference
March 29, 2017 – Nashville, Tennessee 

“Hold on: What About An Expert, Can We Afford One, Can We Afford Not to Have One?" presented by J. Phil Wilbourn II, PE, District Manager, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Claims Litigation Management (CLM) Annual Conference is one of the largest claims association conferences in the country. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend discussions pertaining to industry best practices and network with claims professionals. Click here for more information.

Hospitality Law Conference

April 24, 2017 – Houston, Texas
“Active Shooter Incidents: Recognition and Reaction" presented by Daniel Y. Loo, CPP, PSS, Msyl, Special Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

“Healthy Swimming in Commercial Pools and Water Parks" presented by Allison L. Stock, PhD, MPH, Principal Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

“Video Enhancement" presented by Barbara M. Worsham, PI, Vice President, Animation, Video and Graphics, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

â��The Hospitality Law Conference 15th Annual Conference will provide information pertaining to development deals, management agreements, food and beverage liability, labor and employment, claims management and anti-trust issues.  Cases on trends and challenges, finance, law, risk, safety and security will be discussed. Click here for more information.

Association Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Conference
April 24, 2017 New York, New York
“The Psychology of Safety" presented by Farheen S. Khan, PhD, Director, Human Factors, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"Evaluating Comprehension of Safety Symbols" presented by Farheen S. Khan, PhD, Director, Human Factors, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Association Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Conference will address industry practices for risk assessments, process documentation, and compliance. Click here for more information.

Regional Events

TASIU Gulf Coast Insurance Fraud Seminar & Vendor Expo
April 5, 2017 – Pasadena, Texas

"Roof Damage" presented by Antonio L. Pina, PE, Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"Live Burn Presentation" presented by Charles A. Curreri, IAAI, NAFI & AAAI, Fire Consultant and Joseph M. Ellington, IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI, CFII, & CVFI, Regional Fire Division Manager, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Texas South Chapter of the International Association of Special Investigation Units (TASIU) Fraud Seminar & Vendor Expo will educate attendees about insurance fraud, its negative consequences to society, and how to recognize, prevent and report it. Click here for more information.

New York State Special Investigation Units (NYSSIU) Meeting
April 6, 2017 – Lake George, New York 
"Damage Consistency" presented by Edward M. Weber, MA, ASE, ACTAR, Senior Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
The New York State Special Investigation Units (NYSSIU) Chapter Meetingwill cover a variety of topics concerning trends in insurance fraud, legal updates and updates from the NYSI Inspector General. Click here for more information.

Lloyd's of London 30 Under 30s North American Tour
May 25, 2017 – Los Angeles, California
"Biomechanics of Slip and Fall"presented by George A. Tsianos, PhD, Senior Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"Marijuana and Driving" presented by Carla J. Kinslow, PhD, Principal Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. 

Lloyd's of London 30 Under 30s North American Tourwill be visiting major insurance and reinsurance companies, brokers, agents, lawyers, loss adjusters and large assureds in the area of Los Angeles in order to provide a forum for members to learn about many rapidly changing facets of the insurance industry.  Click here for more information.

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. San Antonio 6th Annual CE Seminar & Live Burn
March 31, 2017 – San Antonio, Texas
"Live Burn Demonstration" presented by Nicholas J. Olson, AAS, IAAI-CFI, NAFI-CFEI, Fire Consultant and Bryan L. Skelly, CFI, CVFI, South Central Region Fire Manager, HVAC Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
"Structural Evaluation Following a Fire" presented by Pablo A. Garza, PE, Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"Environmental Site Assessments" presented by Samuel J. Coffee, BS, CIH, CSP, CXLT, CPSI, Senior Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Rimkus 6th Annual Continuing Education Seminar and Live Burn will feature an outdoor live burn demonstration, as well as topics on structural evaluation following a fire, environmental site assessments and ethics. A total of 8 Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas CE credits will be offered, including 2 ethics credits.  Click here for more information.

Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC) Spring Meeting

April 3, 2017 – New York, New York
“Talc" presented by Annette B. Santamaria, PhD, MPH, DABT, Director, Toxicology and Food Safety, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Association of Insurance & Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (AIRROC) Spring Meeting is a two day event which includes one day for business meetings and a day of education. The conference will cover the following topics: Climate Change - An Actuarial Perspective.  A Covered Agreement: Leveling the Playing Field? The Latest Developments on Sports Head Injury (CTE), Update on Insolvencies in the US and Europe and Talc and Cancer-Scientific and Litigation Issues. Click here for more information.

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. 8th Annual Denver CE and CLE Seminar 
May 12, 2017 – Denver, Colorado
"Human Factors" presented by Farheen S. Khan, PhD, Director, Human Factors, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"Electrical Facts, Myths and Others" presented by Brian N. Strandjord, PE, CFEI, Senior Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"Hiding Places: Ethics" presented by Robert T. Foster, JD, National Marketing Manager, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"The Reptile: A Primer" presented by Jonathan E. Higgins, PE, LEED®AP, Vice President, Western Region, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"ABCs of Video Enhancement" presented by Barbara M. Worsham, PI, Vice President, Animation, Video and Graphics, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"Premises Liability" presented by T. Scott Nunnery, RA, AIA, LEED, AP BD+C, Senior Consultant and Eric M. Riegel, PE, District Manager with Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.
The â��Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. 8th Annual Denver CE/CLE Seminaris an all-day event that will feature presentations on Human Factors, Video Enhancement, Premises Liability, Ethics, and more.  A total of 6 Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming CE and Colorado CLE credits will be offered. Click here for more information.

Webinars

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

"Sediment Contamination" presented by Kieran J. Purcell, PE, LEED®AP, National Environmental Division Manager, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. CE and CLE Webinarfeatures a one hour course on Sediment Contamination. CE credit is offered for Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Oklahoma and Texas. CLE credit is offered for Florida and Colorado.  We are currently awaiting approval from Indiana and North Carolina for CE credit. Click here for more information.

Recent Presentations

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. CE and CLE Webinar
March 22, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT - Rimkus Webinar Center, Houston, Texas

"Property Damage Assessments: Catastrophe"presented by James W. "Wes" Jordan, PE, SE, Vice President, National Property Division, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Rimkus' Property Damage Assessments: Catastrophe Webinar featured a one hour course on Property Damage Assessments: Catastrophe. CE credit was offered for Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisana, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Oklahoma and Texas. CLE credit was offered for Colorado and Florida.

PLRB Claims Conference & Insurance Services Expo
March 26, 2017 – Boston, Massachusetts
"Crumbling Foundations in Connecticut and Massachusetts" presented by Benjamin T. Irwin, PE, LEED AP, Principal Consultant, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

"Low-Speed Vehicle Collisions: The Biomechanics" presented by Richard V. Baratta, PhD, PE ACTAR, Senior Vice President, Biomechanical Division, Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

The Property and Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) Claims Conference & Insurance Expogathers Claims and Insurance professionals for their largest and most diverse educational conference to inform and educate members on the Property and Liability industry topics. Click here for more information.