The Property & Liability Resource Bureau intends to prevent any violation of antitrust laws at all their meetings and conferences.
Presenters and attendees at the Large Loss Conference must remember that their respective firms are competitors in the marketplace and that the McCarran-Ferguson Act and the laws of some states provide the insurance industry with only very limited immunity from federal and state antitrust scrutiny. Therefore, presenters and attendees must exercise care during all presentations and discussions, since even innocuous discussions of certain topics might later be misinterpreted as evidence of collusion.
At the Large Loss Conference, and all educational, social, and business development events connected with this meeting, there should be no discussion or agreement, formal or informal, expressed or implied, as to any matters which might give rise to an allegation of violation of antitrust laws. Subjects to avoid include:
The purpose of the Large Loss Conference is education. The strength, reputation, and national support of the Large Loss Conference are the result of its commitment to hardworking, intense professional development.
The official Large Loss Conference program also provides helpful forums for networking among insurer claims professionals and claims service providers. Any additional activity sponsored by a claims service provider in conjunction with the Large Loss Conference that undermines or conflicts with the primary educational purpose and reputation of the Large Loss Conference is prohibited.
As example, entertainment during conference and expo hours is a conflict and prohibited. Also, after hours entertaining of fifteen or more conference attendees by any one person, organization, or group that extends past 11:00 p.m. on an evening before morning sessions undermines the educational experience and is prohibited. "Adult themed" entertainment undermines the reputation of the event and is prohibited.
Failure to comply with the policy can result in sanctions, including but not limited to:
- Loss of exhibiting privileges at PLRB events
- Loss of speaking privileges at PLRB events
- Loss of attendance privileges at PLRB events
The Large Loss Conference are open only to those employed by the insurance industry and those who, as their primary business, provide goods and services directly to insurers. Others, such as public adjusters, brokers, and agents, are not invited and may not register nor attend. Any such uninvited person found attending the Conference will be asked to leave and will not receive a refund. Determinations regarding eligibility to attend will be made solely by PLRB. Under rare circumstances, an exception to this policy may be granted if PLRB determines that an exception is in the best interest of its members. Requests for granting an exception to the policy must be submitted to PLRB in writing. Granting of an exception is valid only if in writing. If you have any questions about this attendance policy or determinations made pursuant to this policy, please contact PLRB management in writing as soon as possible.
Attendees or exhibitors are encouraged to network and enjoy the meeting experience. Capturing memories of casual meeting activities and networking is permitted with permission of those prominently featured in an image or video clip.
PLRB event participation implies your consent to be photographed, filmed, or otherwise recorded for use by PLRB including on the PLRB website, social media outlets, news publications, and in its promotional materials.
Recording of Presentations is Strictly Prohibited
No one may electronically record or broadcast any portion of any PLRB conference or meeting without prior written consent of PLRB.
Videos and Photos for PLRB Use
PLRB Meeting attendance implies your consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded for use on the PLRB website or news publications. Please note that no technical presentations will be recorded without prior consent of PLRB or the authors.
The Adjusting World Is Changing….
Artificial Intelligence. Cloud-Based Investigations. Smart Glasses. Telematics. Mobile Apps for everything from measuring a room to settling a claim.
Come join industry leaders in Frisco, Texas, June 25-26, to learn more about the many ways technology is changing the way we work. Over two days, we'll provide interactive educational sessions for both adjusters and managers, helping you explore the numerous ways technology is changing the way claims are adjusted. Participants may select from a variety of technology-focused claims courses from two robust tracks.
Adjuster Track will focus on:
Management Track will focus on management and supervisory changes, including:
We'll also feature an Expo with 70+ service providers from across the nation who are intimately involved in these new technologies and can provide information and solutions that address many of the changes you are facing now and in the near future.
This two-day Technology & Claims Symposium will replace the PLRB Western Regional Adjusters Conference in 2019.
If you want to explore many of the new technology options that are currently available to claims professionals or that are on the way, this is the place to be. Registration is free for all PLRB member company employees, including claims professionals and underwriters.
PLRB greatly appreciates the following claims service providers for their outstanding support for the 2019 Technology and Claims Symposium.