2018 Risk Management Conference

January 10 - 12, 2018 / New Orleans, LA

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Wednesday, January 10,2018

Crisis Risk Management Workshop 

Active Shooter, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

  • Tracy Meyer, Esq, Risk Manager, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
  • William Thompson, Occupational Safety & Health /SMS Manager, Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport

The Aftermath: Las Vegas Shooting, Boston bombing, San Bernardino Shooting, Puerto Rico Hurricane Irma

  • Craig Martin, Vice President, BMS Cat

Managing Public Relations, Managing Media

  • Matt Barkett, Chief Client Officer, Dix & Eaton
  • Lourdes DeSapri, Senior Account Executive, Dix & Eaton

Creative Insurance Coverages, Claims Management and Negotiating Service Contracts

  • Jerry Ruth, Senior Vice President, Aviation-Specialty Casualty, Chubb
  • Tony Abella, Jr., CPCU, ARM, ARe, MSIM, Area Senior Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher

Thursday, January 11, 2018

General Session 1 - Aviation Liability Update

  • Jim Keane, General Manager Operations Safety, Inspection & Safety – Risk Management Division, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 
  • Jerry Ruth, Senior Vice President, Aviation - Specialty Casualty, Chubb 

Insurance Track 1a - Certificate of Insurance Management 

  • Scott Gibbons, Vice President of Administration, Kenton County Airport Board, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • Frank Rivera, Director, Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation, Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Edward McDonald III, Risk Director, Port of Portland 

Safety Track 1b – How OSHA Regulations Apply to Aviation Industry? 

  • Desmond DeMoss, Health and Safety Officer, Port of Oakland 
  • Ella Moultrie, Safety Coordinator, Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Insurance Track 2a – Cyber Insurance/Risk

  • Frank Rivera, Director, Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation, Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Paul King, SVP, National Practice Leader - Management and Professional Services (MPS), USI Insurance Services
  • Thomas A. Ciano, SVP– Regional MPS Practice Leader (MPS), USI Insurance Services

Safety Track 2b – Construction Safety relative to SMS/ERM

  • Desmond DeMoss, Health and Safety Officer, Port of Oakland
  • William G. Thompson, Occupational Safety & Health /SMS Manager, Broward County Aviation Department, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Keynote Speaker

  • Trisha Sqrow, Senior Enterprise Risk Management Manager, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
  • Gus Green, Head of Global Terrorism Risk Consulting, AIG

Insurance Track 3a – OCIP vs. CCIP - Which is a Better Choice for an Airport? 

  • Chuck Giesler, Airport Safety, Risk Administrator, Clark County Department of Aviation McCarran International Airport
  • Catherine Wells, Director, Construction Risk Management, Bickmore
  • Catrina Gilbert, AVP, Risk Management, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport 

Safety Track 3b – Safety Assurance, using SRM to help become a more proactive organization 

  • Trisha Sqrow, Senior Enterprise Risk Management Manager, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
  • Heidi Benaman, Project Manager, Faith Group LLC
  • Juan F. Martinez-Aviles, SMS Director, Chicago Department of Aviation O'Hare International Airport

Insurance Track 4a – Business Interruption Claims 

  • Frank Rivera, Director, Risk Management & Workers’ Compensation, Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Troy Crutchfield, National General Adjuster, Commercial Property & Energy, Property Claim Field Group, AIG Property Casualty
  • Ruben M. Castilla Jr., CPA/CFF, Forensic Accounting Division, Commercial Property/Energy Claims

Safety Track 4b – Ramp Safety

  • Jeff Hollingsworth, Risk Manager, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
  • Scott M. Ayers, Aviation Safety Management System Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport 

General Session 2 – Airport Family Assistance 

  • Trisha Sqrow, Senior Enterprise Risk Management Manager, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
  • Ken Jenkins, Principal, NavAid Crisis Consulting Group

Airport Roundtable

  • Jeff Hollingsworth, Risk Manager, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Friday, January 12, 2018

General Session 3 – How the U.S. SAFETY Act can impact global aviation security 

  • Scott Gibbons, Vice President of Administration, Kenton County Airport Board, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
  • Akmal Ali, Principal, Catalyst Partners

Insurance Track 5a – Property Market Overview 

  • Jim Keane, General Manager Operations Safety, Inspection & Safety – Risk Management Division, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Richard M. Terlecki, Area Senior Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Safety Track 5b – Why Implement a Traffic Accident Investigation Program

  • Chuck Giesler, Airport Safety, Risk Administrator, Clark County Department of Aviation McCarran International Airport
  • Lisa Kons, Traffic Safety Program Manager, Minnesota Safety Council

Insurance Track 6a – How ERM Enables Successful Execution of Strategy

  • Edward McDonald III, Risk Director, Port of Portland
  • Lisanne Sison, Director, Risk Management Consulting, Bickmore
  • Trisha Sqrow, Senior Enterprise Risk Management Manager, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport

Safety Track 6b – Airside In-Pavement Electrical Fixture Safety

  • Jim Keane, General Manager Operations Safety, Inspection & Safety – Risk Management Division, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Julia H. Grogan, Senior Engineer, LPI, Inc

General Session 4 – Drone liability for airports; Drone flights near airports and the potential liability to the airport operator

  • Jim Keane, General Manager Operations Safety, Inspection & Safety – Risk Management Division, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Robert Lee, Member Attorney, Cozen O’Connor
  • Jan-Willem van den Eijkel, Sales Manager, Clear Flight Solutions

General Session 5 – 30,000 Foot View of Airport Claims

  • Catrina Gilbert, AVP, Risk Management, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
  • Barry Campbell, Director of Airport Claims, AIG