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22nd IRMI Construction Risk Conference Scheduled for November 11-14, 2002

Release Date: May 4, 2002

Release Date: May 5, 2002
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DALLAS—The 22nd IRMI Construction Risk Conference will take place November 11 through November 14, 2002, in San Diego. The 3 ½-day Conference is the only national symposium devoted exclusively to construction, insurance, risk management, loss control, and bonding. The program is designed for construction industry risk management and financial officers, construction project owners, and the insurance and surety agents, brokers, advisers, and underwriters who serve them.

The Construction Risk Conference is redesigned each year and features more than 25 presentations by insurance, safety, legal, and bonding experts from throughout the United States. The theme for this year's Conference is "succeeding in a difficult market." Some of the topics to be explored include Design-Build Risks and Insurance; Surviving the Changes in the Surety Market; Builders Risk Insurance; Safety and Loss Control; Workers Compensation Claims Management; OCIPs; General Liability Coverage; Contract Review and Execution; Innovations in Construction Insurance; Umbrella Liability Insurance; Update on Mold Coverage and Claims; Risk Financing; Captive Feasibility Study; and How To Obtain the Best Overall Insurance Program in a Competitive Proposal Environment.

The Conference begins with four optional 1-day seminars conducted on Monday, November 11. This year's seminar topics are What's Hot in Construction Risk Management, General Liability Issues, Construction Insurance 101, and Loss Control in Construction.

Attendees have the option of registering for the entire program Monday through Thursday noon (at $1,100) or Tuesday through Thursday noon (at $950). Contractors and project owners attending for the first time qualify for a special first-timers half-price registration fee of $550. Registration must be made in advance of the meeting.

For further information, contact the Conference coordinator at International Risk Management Institute, Inc., 12222 Merit Drive, Suite 1600, Dallas, TX 75251-2266. Telephone 800-827-4242 (in Dallas 972-960-7693), fax 972-371-5120, or visit IRMI's website at

International Risk Management Institute, Inc., is a Dallas-based research and publishing firm specializing in insurance, surety, and risk management. The company has done extensive research on the subject of construction insurance, surety, and risk management. IRMI's reference services provide practical information to help insurance buyers, risk managers, agents, brokers, and underwriters arrange comprehensive and cost-effective insurance, bonding, and risk management programs. Visit or call 800-827-4242 for more information about IRMI products or the annual IRMI Construction Risk Conference.