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 Pittsburgh 2010 - Bridging the Rivers of Risk

Annual Conference Breakout Sessions

If you do not see the presentations or handouts, then you are either not logged in as a member or you did not attend the conference. Presentations will be available in the library soon.

There will be three track levels for the breakout sessions at this year's conference: Communications and Leadership, Operations and Compliance, and Legal and Financial Issues.

  • Green times are Communications and Leadership sessions.
  • Yellow times are Operations and Compliance sessions.
  • Red times are Legal and Financial Issues sessions.

Special Note for Moderators and Speakers:

If you are a speaker or moderator at URMIA's 41st Annual Conference, please visit the Guidelines for Moderators and Speakers page for important information and to download the required conference presentation template. Thank you for your support and involvement!

Monday, October 11, 2010
11:15 AM Small Bites, Chew Slowly: A Practical Approach to Designing and Conducting a Crisis Management Test
Thomas A. Gaitley, CBCP, CBCLA
Managing Consultant
Copper Harbor Consulting, Inc.
 
11:15 AM The Ten Things Risk Managers Should Know About Employment Law
Robert B. Smith
Partner
Nelson, Kinder, Mosseau, & Saturley, PC
Allen J. Bova, MBA, ARM, DRM
Director Risk Management and Insurance
Cornell University
Ann H. Franke, Esq.
President
Wise Results LLC
 
11:15 AM The University as a Global Business
Joan D. Rupar
Senior Vice President, Regional Manager, Global Casualty
Chartis
William P. Hoye
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Institute for the International Education of Students
Paul D. Pousson, ARM
Associate Director of Risk Management
University of Texas System
Kate Riley
Global Support Project Manager
University of Washington
 
2:45 PM A 360 Degree Approach to Managing Risk in Travel Abroad Programs
John McLaughlin, CIC
Area President and Managing Director, Higher Education Practice Group
Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services
Ann H. Franke, Esq.
President
Wise Results LLC
Bill Frederick
Director
Lodestone Safety International, LLC
 
2:45 PM Building Bridges Across Campus Silos: The Power of Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)
Sheri Ackley
Director of Safety and Loss Prevention
University of Wisconsin, System
Tom Sonnleitner
Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Jan Hanson
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance
University of Wisconsin, Superior
Ken Krenicky
Principal
Core Risks, Ltd.
 
2:45 PM The Elevator Speech: Get Known and Get the Resources You Need in 30 Seconds
Suzanne Blake
Senior Planner
James Lee Witt Associates
 
4:15 PM A Risk Mitigation Model for Collegiate Sporting Event Security and Emergency Management
Louis Marciani
Director, National Center Spectator Sports Safety and Security
University of Southern Mississippi
David Pajak, ARM
Director, Risk Management, Environmental Health and Safety, and Chief Emergency Management Officer
Syracuse University
Dale A. Currier, CPT, MEP, CEM
Manager, Emergency Management/Business Continuity Planning
Syracuse University
Brian E. Finch
Partner
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
 
4:15 PM Beyond Study Abroad: Institutional Compliance and Insurance
Laurence Nelligan, CPCU
Director, Aon Global Client Network
Aon Risk Services
 
4:15 PM Fire Safety for Students with Disabilities: What Is Being Done, and What Should You Do?
Ed Comeau
Publisher
Campus Firewatch
 
separation
  • Green times are Communications and Leadership sessions.
  • Yellow times are Operations and Compliance sessions.
  • Red times are Legal and Financial Issues sessions.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
10:15 AM Certificates and Additional Insureds: Who, What, When, How, and Why Not
John C. Tarpey, CPCU, ARM
Vice President
Willis
 
10:15 AM Risky Drivers and Risky Vehicles: A Dangerous Combination
Chris Hayes
Director of Transportation Services
Travelers
Suzanne Lee
Research Scientist, Center for Automotive Safety Research
Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
 
10:15 AM Safety Versus Liability: Mitigating Student "Misbehavior" Abroad
Bill Frederick
Director
Lodestone Safety International
 
10:15 AM The Risks of Minors On Campus: It’s Not Child's Play
Linda Egerbrecht
Insurance and Claims Manager
Syracuse University
John E. Watson, ARM, CIC, CRM, DRM
Executive Director, Higher Education Practice
Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services
Thomas Smith
Partner
Bond, Schoeneck & King, LLC
 
11:45 AM Independent Contractors, Shared Risk? Liability Issues Involving Third Parties Working on Campus
James A. Keller, Esq.
Partner, Chair of Higher Education Practice Group
Saul Ewing LLP
 
11:45 AM The Differences and Similarities Between EPL and ELL Claims Against Private and Public Entities
Stacy Paquet, JD
Assistant Vice President, Management Liability Underwriting
OneBeacon Insurance
Richard J. Bortnick
Attorney
Cozen O'Connor
Lisa Zimmaro, Esq.
Director of Risk Management and Insurance
Temple University
 
11:45 AM When Violence Comes to Campus: Operational and Legal Issues
Steven J. Healy
Managing Partner
Margolis, Healy & Associates, LLC
Jeffrey J. Nolan, Esq.

Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C.


 
2:30 PM Are E-Signatures Worth the “Paper” They Are Written On?
Larry Deger, ARM, CPCU
Executive Director, Strategic Risk Management
Educational & Institutional Insurance Administrators
Natasha Baker
Attorney
Curiale Hirschfeld & Kraemer, LLP
 
2:30 PM Information Security and Privacy Risks: Discussions on Preventing, Mitigating, and Transferring Risk
Robert Parisi
Senior Vice President
Marsh USA, Inc
Alan Brill
Senior Managing Director
Kroll OnTrack
Alex Ricardo
Regional Director
Kroll Fraud Solutions
 
2:30 PM Managing Youth Camps: Building Consensus Standards
Mark Briggs
Vice President
Safety Management Resources Corporation


 
2:30 PM Total Cost of Risk: Beyond the Metrics
D. Jean Demchak
Managing Director
Marsh
Phillip B. Dendy, CRM
Director of Risk Management
University of Texas System
Gary W. Langsdale, ARM
University Risk Officer
Pennsylvania State University


 
4:00 PM Gap Year Programs: Bridging the Risks
Megan Adams, Esq.
Director of Risk Management, Assistant Treasurer
Princeton University
John Luria
Director, Bridge Year Program
Princeton University
 
4:00 PM National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Its Requirements
Paree L. Roper
PRIMA Industry Specialist
Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA)
 
4:00 PM Student Organization Risks
Allen J. Bova, MBA, ARM, DRM
Director of Risk Management and Insurance
Cornell University
Craig R. McAllister, CPCU, ARM
Assistant Director
Cornell University
 
4:00 PM Sudden Submersion Syndrome in School Pools: How Will Your Staff React?
Tom Griffiths, EdD
President
Aquatic Safety Research Group
 
separation
  • Green times are Communications and Leadership sessions.
  • Yellow times are Operations and Compliance sessions.
  • Red times are Legal and Financial Issues sessions.
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
10:30 AM Business Impact Analysis: Moving from Report to Reality
Brian Hunt, CPA, CFE, CBCP
Senior Consultant
FM Global
David Snowe, CPCU, CIC, CRM
Insurance Manager
Pennsylvania State University
Anita C. Ingram, MBA, ARM
Executive Director of Risk Management
Southern Methodist University
 
10:30 AM Earth, Water, Air, and Fire: Are You Ready?
Troy Harris
Director of Risk Management
Westmont College
Phillip B. Dendy, CRM
Director of Risk Management
University of Texas System
 
10:30 AM Going Green...Without Ending Up in the Red
Linda Wetsell
Director of Financial Services
Allegheny College
Jack F. Grimm
Senior Client Advisor
Insurance Management Company
Aaron Kalisher
Loss Control Industry Market Segment Specialist
Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
Bill Puleo
Worldwide Monoline Property Manager
Chubb Group of Insurance Companies
 
12:00 PM Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) on a Dime: Exploring Cost-Effective Strategies for ERM Implementation in Higher Education
Christy Kaufman, CPCU
Vice President
Marsh Risk Consulting
Michael M. (Mick) Doxey
Director of Business Services
Grand Valley State University
 
12:00 PM Rocket Science for Risk Managers: Using Quantitative Tools to Support Risk Management in Higher Education
Laurie Champion
Director, Global Risk Consulting
Aon Risk Services
Cheryl Lloyd
Risk Manager
University of California, Office of the President
 
12:00 PM Social Media Risk Management
Anne Mulholland
Director, Casualty Brokerage, Higher Education
Aon Risk Services
 
separation
  • Green times are Communications and Leadership sessions.
  • Yellow times are Operations and Compliance sessions.
  • Red times are Legal and Financial Issues sessions.

Special Note for Moderators and Speakers:

If you are a speaker or moderator at URMIA's 41st Annual Conference, please visit the Guidelines for Moderators and Speakers page for important information and to download the required conference presentation template. Thank you for your support and involvement!