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27th IRMI Construction Risk Conference to be Held October 29—November 1, 2007, in Orlando

Release Date: Jun 24, 2007

Release Date: June 4, 2007
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DALLAS-International Risk Management Institute, Inc., will host the 27th IRMI Construction Risk Conference October 29�November 1, 2007, in Orlando. Recommended by the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA), Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers (NASBP), the IRMI Construction Risk Conference is the only national symposium devoted exclusively to construction insurance, risk management, loss control, and bonding. The 3�-day program is designed for construction industry risk management and financial officers; construction project owners; and the insurance and surety agents, brokers, advisers, attorneys, and underwriters who serve them.

The two keynote speakers will be Don Greenland, President and Chief Operating Officer of Nabholz Construction Corporation; and Craig P. Damos, Chief Executive Officer and President of The Weitz Company.

The 27th IRMI Construction Risk Conference will feature new curriculum in 28 workshops facilitated by insurance, safety, legal, and bonding experts from across the United States. The Conference begins Monday, October 29, with these workshop topics: Introduction to Contracting Methods; Builders Risk Coverage Traps; Protecting Your Coverage Rights after a Claim; Contract Risk Allocation; What�s Hot in Construction Risk Management?; and Nuts and Bolts of CGL Coverage. Concurrent workshop topics presented during the remainder of the Conference include Contract Documents; Risk Management for Residential Developers; False Claims Act; Reducing Cost of Risk with Enterprise Safety Management; Construction Phase Strategies for Design Professionals; Wrap-Up Issues; Building Information Modeling; Completed Operations Risks; Public-Private Partnerships; Safety Success; Green Construction; Accident Investigation Strategies; Managing Retained Risk of Subcontractor Nonperformance; and Strategies for a Soft Market.

Attendees can save $125 when registering online before August 17, 2007. The entire program (Monday through Thursday noon) fee is $1,450, or the Tuesday through Thursday noon program fee is $1,350. Contractors and project owners attending for the first time qualify for a special first-timers� half-price registration fee of $725.

For further information, contact the Conference Coordinator at International Risk Management Institute, Inc., at 12222 Merit Drive, Suite 1600, Dallas, TX 75251�2276. Telephone 800�827�4242 (in Dallas 972�960�7693), fax 972�371�5120, or go to and select "Const. Risk Conf.�