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April 20, 2017

The Institutes CPCU Society Announces Program and Keynote Speaker for 2017 Annual Meeting

The Institutes CPCU Society is pleaseed to announce that registration is now open for the 2017 Annual Meeting. The three-day conference will kick off in Orlando, Fla., on September 16 and is expected to...more

April 11, 2017

The Institutes CPCU Society Discussed Emerging Insurance Trends at 2017 Reinsurance Symposium 

On March 9 and 10, 2017, The Institutes CPCU Society Reinsurance Interest Group and Saint Joseph's University Academy of Risk Management and Insurance hosted the 24th annual Reisurance Symposium. Topics of discussion included...more

January 11, 2017 

The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Awards More Than $130,000 in Scholarships Throughout 2016 

Forty-six students were selected as recipients of The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation's 2016 scholarship offerings. This past year's scholarship funds totatled $130,000, which helped these students to continue advancing their education...more

November 18, 2016

Philadelphia SmartCEO Announces Peter L. Miller as a 2016 Circle of Excellence Awards Finalist
Peter L. Miller, CPCU, president and chief executive officer of The Institutes, has been selected as a 2016 finalist for Philadelphia SmartCEO's Circle of Excellence Awards. The award acknowledges his leadership in the...more

August 24, 2016
The Institutes CPCU Society Selects International Ambassador
The Institutes' CPCU Society International Ambassador (CSIA) program has selected Min Wang (Frank), CPCU, RPLU, ARe to represent intertnational CPCU Society members and new candidates at the 2016 CPCU Society Annual Meeting...more

April 29, 2016
Peter L. Miller, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Institutes and Chairman of the CPCU Society Board, Receives 2016 Franklin Award at Philly I-Day

Peter L. Miller, CPCU, president and chief executive officer of The Institutes and Chaiman of the CPCU Society Board, received the 2016 Franklin Award during Philadelphia I-Day's annual luncheon on April 28 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center...more

February 02, 2016
CPCU Society Installs 2016 Leadership Council Members

The 2016 CPCU Society Leadership Council members assumed their duties this month. All were elected by leadership members at the 2015 CPCU Society Annual Meeting, which took place October 2 to 6 in Indianapolis. The CPCU Society provides...more

October 29, 2015
The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Announces Robert P. Restrepo Jr. as 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Robert P. Restrepo Jr. received The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation's 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremony at the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America's (PCI's) annual meeting...more

October 26, 2015
CPCU Society Interest Group Honors James Jones For Contributions to Insurance Education

The CPCU Society Coverage, Litigators, Educators & Witnesses (CLEW) Interest Group presented James Jones, CPCU, with the George M. Gottheimer-Donald S. Malecki Memorial Award during the 2015 CPCU Society Annual Meeting, which...more

October 1, 2015
The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation Announces James J. Kennedy as Winner of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award

James J. Kennedy received The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation's 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremony at the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies' (NAMIC's) Annual Convention...more

July 14, 2015
CPCU Society Selects International Ambassador

The CPCU Society International Ambassador (CSIA) Program has selected Orlene O. Arriola, CPCU, CRIS, AINS, to represent international CPCU Society members and new member candidates at the 2015 CPCU Society Annual Meeting...more

July 9, 2015
Judith Gilbert Durst Receives Jack F. Derrickson Award for Outstanding Course Leadership

Judith Gilbert Durst, CPCU, AU, AINS, ARe, is the 2015 recipient of the Jack F. Derrickson Award for Outstanding Course Leadership, given by The Institutes. The Derrickson Award is presented annually and honors...more

June 18, 2015
CPCU Society's Florida Suncoast Chapter to Host Panel Discussion on Key Industry Topics

The Florida Suncoast CPCU Society Chapter is set to host a luncheon featuring a panel discussion on autonomous vehicles and transportation networking companies on June 22, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. This event is open to all industry professionals and will feature...more

June 10, 2015
CPCU-Loman Education Foundation Awards More Than $132,000 in Financial Aid to College Students

The CPCU-Loman Education Foundation has awarded $132,272 in financial aid to 70 college students from 33 schools who are actively seeking careers in the risk management and insurance industry. The funding is administered through...more

May 27, 2015
Registration for the 2015 CPCU Society Annual Meeting Now Open

The CPCU Society has officially opened registration for its 2015 Annual Meeting, to be held October 3 to 6 in Indianapolis. The event, open to all professionals in the risk management and property-casualty insurance industry, will provide attendess with...more

April 27, 2015
The Institutes’ Online Community Newly Redesigned

The Institutes Community, an online social platform through which insurance and risk management professionals can gain insights, tips and inspiration to help them advance in their careers and can network with other industry professionals, has been redesigned with new features...more

April 22, 2015
The Institutes’ President and CEO Peter L. Miller to Deliver Keynote Address at IDMA 2015 Annual Meeting

Peter L. Miller, CPCU, president and chief executive officer of The Institutes, will deliver the keynote address at the 2015 Insurance Data Management Association (IDMA) Annual Meeting, to be held...more

April 6, 2015
Leadership Support Is Key to Improving Insurance Industry Ethics, New Survey Finds

Insurance professionals believe that having organization leadership demonstrate support for ethics is the most effective way to improve ethical behavior in their industry, according to a new survey by The Institutes and CPCU Society....more

March 20, 2015
The Institutes Selected Among 2015 Top Workplaces by Philly.com

Philly.com, part of the Philadelphia Media Network, has selected The Institutes as one of the Top Workplaces for 2015 for the second year in a row. This survey and award program were designed to identify, recognize and honor the region’s best places of employment...more

February 12, 2015
The Institutes Welcomes Chester Elton as Keynote Speaker for 2015 CPCU Conferment Ceremony

Chester Elton, author, leadership consultant, and global expert on workplace trends, will be the keynote speaker for The Institutes’ 2015 Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) Conferment Ceremony. The ceremony will kick off the CPCU Society Annual Meeting being held October...more

February 10, 2015
CPCU Society DIMA Collaborates With the Europe CPCU Society Chapter at the 2015 European Insruance Forum

The Dublin International Insurance & Management Association (DIMA) has announced a special collaboration with the Europe CPCU Society Chapter at the...more

January 20, 2015
CPCU Society to Spotlight Key Risk Insurance and Reinsurance Issues at 2015 Reinsurance Symposium

The 22nd annual CPCU Society Reinsurance Symposium will be held March 18 through 19, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. Hosted by the CPCU Society, the CPCU Society Reinsurance Interest Group and the Philadelphia CPCU Society Chapter, this even...more

October 21, 2014
CPCU Society Elects 2014-15 Leadership Council Members
On behalf of its members, the CPCU Society elected Leadership Council members for 2014–15 at the CPCU Society Annual Meeting on September 21 in Anaheim, California. The CPCU Society provides resources, educational programs and leadership opportunities for its 23,000 members...more

October 7, 2014
CPCU Society Annual Meeting Attracts Thousands of Insurance Professionals to Discuss Industry Issues and Trends
More than 2,260 professionals from across the property-casualty insurance industry gathered at the recent 2014 CPCU Society Annual Meeting for...more

September 25, 2014
Ian Maciulis Represents International CPCU® Designees at CPCU Society Annual Meeting
The CPCU Society International Ambassador (CSIA) Program selected Ian Maciulis, MBA, CPCU, of Paris to represent international CPCU Society members and new member candidates at the...more

August 21, 2014
Volunteer Efforts of CPCU Society Members Inspire Opportunity to Meet Earvin "Magic" Johnson
The CPCU Society has launched a social media campaign, “The Magical Ways We Transform Lives,” allowing its members to share how their local chapters give back and make a difference in their...more

August 4, 2014
CPCU Society to Continue Social Media Chat Series
The CPCU Society will host additional social media chats over the next two months, highlighting risk management and insurance-industry topics that complement sessions scheduled for the 2014 CPCU Society Annual ...more

July 14, 2014
CPCU Peter L. Miller, President and CEO of The Institutes, Honored at 2014 American Business Awards
Peter L. Miller, CPCU, president and chief executive officer of The Institutes, received a Bronze Stevie® Award for Executive of the Year at the 2014 American Business...more

July 7, 2014
CPCU Society to Launch July Social Media Chat Series
The CPCU Society will host a Social Media Chat Series this month. Highlighting risk management and insurance-industry topics, series sessions will complement sessions scheduled for the 2014 CPCU Society Annual...more

June 26, 2014
The CPCU-Loman Education Foundation Awards $120,000 in Financial Aid to College Students
The CPCU-Loman Education Foundation has awarded $120,000 in financial aid to 51 college students actively seeking careers in the risk management and insurance industry through the 2014 CPCU-Loman Education Foundation Internship...more

March 24, 2014
The Institutes Selected for 2014 Top Workplaces by Philly.com
Philly.com, part of the Philadelphia Media Network, has selected The Institutes as one of the Top Workplaces for 2014. This survey and award program were designed to identify, recognize and honor the region’s best places of employment from their workers’ ... more

March 3, 2014
The Institutes' Online Community Reaches 100,000 Members
Membership in The Institutes Community, a social platform created for insurance professionals to connect with industry peers, has reached the milestone marker of 100,000. The Community, created by the insurance-education leader The Institutes in 2012... more

February 10, 2014
The Institutes to Offer Leadership Development Program in 2014
The Institutes have partnered with the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to offer a Leadership Development program designed for managers and supervisors in the property-casualty insurance industry... more

January 29, 2014
The Institutes Welcomes Magic Johnson as Keynote Speaker for 2014 CPCU® Conferment Ceremony
Earvin “Magic” Johnson, billionaire businessman, philanthropist and National Basketball Association (NBA) Hall of Famer, will be the keynote speaker for The Institutes’ 2014 Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®) conferment ceremony... more

January 24, 2014
Baroway to Speak at LAAIA and CPCU Society Chapter Meeting
The CPCU Society announced that Cindy Baroway, CPCU, M.Ed., AIC, president of the CPCU Society Leadership Council, will speak at a Latin American Association of Insurance Agents (LAAIA) and CPCU Society South Florida Chapter joint meeting on Feb. 5 in Miami... more

January 24, 2014
CPCU Society to Spotlight Key Reinsurance Issues at Philadelphia Symposium
The CPCU Society Reinsurance Interest Group will host its 21st annual CPCU Society Reinsurance Symposium, set for March 5 and 6, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia... more

December 18, 2013
The Institutes to Offer Executive Education Program in 2014 
The Institutes have partnered with the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business to offer... more

November 13, 2013
Cindy Baroway, CPCU, Elected as President of the CPCU Society 
Cindy Baroway, CPCU, M.Ed., AIC, was elected as the 2013–14 president and chair of the CPCU Society... more

October 28, 2013
Terry E. Katz Receives Jack F. Derrickson Award for Outstanding Course Leadership 
Terry E. Katz, CPCU, is the 2013 recipient of the Jack F. Derrickson Award for Outstanding Course Leadership... more

October 23, 2013
CPCU Society Offers Candidate Membership to Students 
The CPCU Society has expanded membership opportunites for students actively pursuing the... more

September 6, 2013
CPCU Society to Spotlight Key Reinsurance Issues at Dallas Symposium 
Reinsurance professionals will convene to learn about recent changes and trends in the... more

September 6, 2013
CPCU Society Selects International Ambassador 
Arun Kumar Will Represent International CPCUs at Annual Meeting... more

July 11, 2013
The Institutes Announce the Collegiate Studies for CPCU Program

The Institutes launched the Collegiate Studies for CPCU program and certificate as part of an industry-wide initiative to... more

June 18, 2013
The CPCU Society Offers Gamma Iota Sigma Members Complimentary Membership

Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) is the international risk management, insurance, and actuarial science collegiate fraternity. The ... more

March 27, 2013
Nichole Ritz Joins The Institutes as Director of Member Knowledge for the CPCU Society

Nichole Ritz joined The Institutes as director of member knowledge for the CPCU Society on March 12, 2013. She is responsible for... more

January 17, 2013
CPCU Society Launches New Website and Logo

The CPCU Society’s new website offers a more user-friendly and engaging experience for Society members and guests... more

September 26, 2012
Main Street America Group Executive Dave Medvidofsky, CPCU, Elected President of the CPCU Society

Dave Medvidofsky, CPCU, was elected as 2012 - 2013 president of the CPCU Society at the CPCU Society Annual Meeting and Seminars in Washington, D.C. ... more

August 23, 2012
Iesha D. Brown Joins The Institutes as Director of Chapter Relations for the CPCU Society

Iesha D. Brown joined The Institutes as director of chapter relations for the CPCU Society on August 6, 2012. She will work closely with the CPCU Society chapter leaders and governors to optimize the value that members can derive from chapter activities... more

June 12, 2012
CPCU Society Selects International Ambassador

Shahid Nadeem of Gulf General Cooperative Insurance Company in Saudi Arabia will represent international CPCUs at Annual Meeting... more

April 19, 2012
Kevin H. Brown Named Executive Director of the CPCU Society
Kevin H. Brown, Esq., CAE, will join The Institutes as senior vice president and executive director of the CPCU Society on April 23, 2012. He will work closely with the CPCU Society Leadership Council, Chapter Leaders and Governors to align... more

Jan 25, 2012
CPCU SOCIETY EXPANDING ITS INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH
Insurance Group Establishing Annual Meeting Scholarship for Overseas Member

In recognition of the rapid globalization of the property-casualty insurance industry, the CPCU Society and its International Insurance Interest Group announce a program to assure greater international participation in the CPCU Society Annual Meeting and... more

Jan 17, 2012
CPCU SOCIETY TO FOCUS ON OMINOUS WORLD OF REINSURANCE

An Industry in Turbulent Times Will Be Thoroughly Vetted at Philadelphia Symposium 
The event’s title says it all: “Reinsurance—An Industry in Transition: Is 2012 the End of the World as We Know It?”  This is the stark moniker of the  annual Philadelphia Reinsurance Symposium of the CPCU Society and its Reinsurance Interest Group... more

Dec. 15, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY AIMS TO KEEP CONSTRUCTION GREEN AND REPUTATIONS PRISTINE

Protecting Contractors and Avoiding Suits Against Insurance Professionals Are Subjects of Workshops in Irmo, S.C.
For construction companies it’s not easy being green—and it’s tough for insurance professionals themselves when they’re accused of bad faith in their sales conduct—but the CPCU Society is providing help on both fronts in two workshops coming to Irmo... more

Dec. 8, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY RAMPS UP EFFORTS TO AID INSURANCE STUDENTS
Launches Special Website Section to Highlight Programs of Society and The Institutes

As part of a continuing major expansion of its services to insurance students, the CPCU Society announces the launch of a new Student Section in its website. The new section offers visitors comprehensive access in one location to resources that... more

Nov. 18, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY APPOINTS TEN NEW CHAPTER GOVERNORS
They Will Provide Critical Liaison Function 

The CPCU Society announces the appointment of ten new chapter governors who will fulfill a vital liaison role between the Society’s leaders and the officers of its many chapters... more

Nov. 16, 2011
FOUR BIG NEW ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS CHALLENGE INSURERS
CPCU Society Program to Detail Issues Facing Property-Casualty Industry

As the world changes rapidly, it creates significant new risks. That's ominous news for the property-casualty insurance industry, so the CPCU Society is offering... more

Nov. 14, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY TAKES UP THE FIGHT AGAINST INSURANCE FRAUD
Assembles an Expert Panel for Webinar to Help Front Line Industry Professionals

Faced with mounting fraudulent claims, fueled in part by a struggling economy, the property-casualty insurance industry is mounting a counterattack... more

Nov. 3, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY ANNOUNCES ITS 2011-2012 OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
 
The CPCU Society announced its new officers and directors during its 67th Annual Meeting and Seminars in Las Vegas Oct. 22─25. These new positions are effective immediately... more

Oct. 24, 2011
ABC'S BOB WOODRUFF ENTHRALLS AUDIENCE RECOUNTING HIS RECOVERY FROM BOMB INJURIES
CPCU Society Annual Meeting Attendees Also Receive Frank Career Advice from Society’s President

Distinguished journalist Bob Woodruff delivered the keynote address at yesterday’ general sesion of the 67th CPCU Society Annual Meeting and Seminars at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas... more

Oct. 23, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY LEADER SPEAKS OF DRASTIC INDUSTRY CHANGES AS HE WELCOMES NEW DESIGNEE CLASS AT SOCIETY’S ANNUAL MEETING
1,853 Join Ranks of CPCUs — Largest Group in Five Years

Facing a world of unprecedented turmoil, CPCU Society President and Chairman Warren L. Farrar, CPCU, CLU, ChFC, strongly advised the CPCU® Class... more

Oct. 25, 2011
RISK MANAGEMENT TO THE FOREFRONT ON FINAL DAY OF CPCU SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING AND SEMINARS
Panel Provides Behind-the-Scenes Look at Risk Exposures in a Gaming Environment

The 67th CPCU Society Annual Meeting and Seminars concluded with an eye-opening risk management panel as well as with seminars addressing ethical issues in the insurance industry, networking in the technological age and industry best practices... more

Oct. 17, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY’S PRESIDENT-ELECT CO-AUTHORS REINSURANCE BOOK
Scholarly Work Will Especially Help Newcomers to This Field

CPCU Society President-Elect Steve McElhiney has written a new book, Fundamentals of Reinsurance and Reinsurance Markets, with co-author Teresa Huddleston. The book, published by the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI)... more

Oct. 11, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY EXPO WILL FEATURE PROMINENT EXHIBITORS, AN EXCITING NEW LOOK AND MORE

Thousands of Attendees Are Expected to Explore the Expo at the CPCU Society Annual Meeting and Seminars
The CPCU Society Expo is shaping up to be the best show in Vegas for the 2,500-plus attendees of the 67th CPCU Society Annual Meeting and Seminars, taking place Oct. 22–25, 2011, at Caesars Palace. The Expo itself will be open from Saturday, Oct. 22, through Monday, Oct. 24... more

Aug. 22, 2011
STAYING AHEAD OF THE CURVE: CPCU SOCIETY DALLAS SYMPOSIUM TO SPOTLIGHT KEY REINSURANCE ISSUES
Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Elizabeth Ames Jones to Speak
Reinsurance professionals will soon have a unique opportunity to stay out front of the latest trends in a turbulent economy. On Wednesday, Sept. 28, the CPCU Society and the Reinsurance Interest Group will present a symposium on... more

Aug. 4, 2011
THE INSTITUTES AND CPCU SOCIETY AFFILIATION
CPCU Society Board Agrees to Pursue Formal Affiliation with The Institutes

In an historic move, the CPCU Society Board of Directors has voted to pursue a formal affiliation with The Institutes. The two organizations have been separate but closely aligned since the formation of the Society in 1944. The proposed affiliation effective date... more

July 29, 2011
RECENT CATASTROPHES UNDERSCORE NEED FOR HOMEOWNERS AND BUSINESSES TO BE PROTECTED AGAINST FLOOD DAMAGE
Recent storms have dumped record amounts of rain on parts of the Midwest, raising fears of more flooding along the Mississippi River. Although the Midwest has been hit hard by severe storms and flooding this year, the reality is that floods and flash floods can occur anywhere... more

July 22, 2011

TREASURE TROVE OR LEGAL MINE FIELD? SURFING THE WEB FOR EVIDENCE IN A CLAIM INVESTIGATION
When it comes to investigating insurance claims, the Internet and its social networking sites can be a treasure trove of information. And since some courts are finding this type of evidence discoverable in the insurance context... more

July 13, 2011
CLIMBING THE SLIPPERY SLOPE OF SLIP AND FALL CLAIMS WILL BE FOCUS OF CPCU SOCIETY WEBINAR
The minute a business owner hangs an “open” sign on his or her door, anything is possibleincluding the financial impact of a slip and fall accident by a customer. How to properly investigate and evaluate claims involving slip and fall injuries ... more

June 29, 2011
HANDLING DANGEROUS INSURANCE CERTIFICATES AND COVERAGE DISPUTES WILL BE FOCUS OF JULY WEBINARS
Insurance practitioners in the real world quickly learn that often there are no clear-cut answers to coverage questions, and that certificates of insurance –– commonly associated with construction agreements to provide proof of insurance... more

June 9, 2011
RISK MANAGEMENT HIGH ON THE AGENDA AT THE 67TH CPCU SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING AND SEMINARS
Attendees at the CPCU Society’s 67th Annual Meeting and Seminars—taking place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Oct. 22–25, 2011, and themed “CPCU: A Winning Strategy”—will be treated to two programs offering rare behind-the-scenes ... more

June 2, 2011
INSURANCE PROS TO FOCUS ON HELPING BUSINESSES AND CONSULTANTS AVOID DEVASTATING LOSSES
Every day, businesspeople are signing contracts that could potentially expose them or their businesses to significant financial loss. And in many cases, they’re not even aware that they’re at risk. Hawaii’s insurance professionals need to be familiar with “contractual risk transfer” ... more

May 19, 2011
INSURANCE PROS GEAR UP FOR MAJOR CHANGES IN HOMEOWNERS POLICIES AND PROPERTY VALUATION
Insurance professionals are bracing for major changes in homeowners policies and property valuations that will affect nearly everyone who is insured. Under the new 2011 Homeowners program, more than 100 changes are in the works, ranging from the definition of ... more

May 12, 2011
HELPING BUSINESSES AVERT FINANCIAL DISASTER AND KEEPING FUTURE PERILS AT BAY WILL BE FOCUS OF OVERLAND PARK WORKSHOPS
Making sure that commercial clients are well protected from devastating losses and exploring emerging issues in risk management, including those masquerading as black swans –– defined as unpredictable events with massive impact ... more

May 6, 2011
CEO JIM MARKS LEAVES THE CPCU SOCIETY
The CPCU Society announces that its CEO, James R. Marks, CPCU, CAE, AIM, left the Society effective May 5, 2011.In doing so, Marks completed continuous service with the Society which began in 1986, including a decade and a half as its head of staff.... more

May 4, 2011
INSURANCE PROS TO FOCUS ON REDUCING LOSS THREATS TO BUSINESSES
CPCU Expert Will Share Nuts and Bolts of Contractual Risk Transfer at CPCU Society Workshop in Concord, N.H.

At a time when their business clients are least able to absorb losses, insurance professionals need to be familiar with how the practice of contractual risk transfer may not only help provide essential protection to businesses but also help them ... more

April 28, 2011
INSURANCE PROS TO TACKLE MAJOR CHANGES IN HOMEOWNERS POLICIES AND ETHICAL QUANDARIES
CPCU Society Event to Provide In-Depth Look at the Latest Policy Changes and the Ethical Decision-Making Process

This year alone, nearly everyone who has a homeowners policy will be affected by more than 100 changes in coverages and forms. The changes range from the definition of who is an “insured” to provisions affecting electronic equipment and in-ground pools. ... more

April 15, 2011
INSURANCE PROS TO EXAMINE RISKS OF ‘GREEN’ DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
Impact of Sustainable Construction Exposures Will Be Focus of Erie CPCU Society Workshop

The popularity of “green” design and construction is creating new challenges and hidden risks for the insurance industry. To help their clients avert financial disaster, insurance professionals must be knowledgeable about proper insurance coverages ... more

April 15, 2011
"CHALLENGES IN TODAY’S REINSURANCE MARKETPLACE" TO BE FOCUS OF CHICAGO REINSURANCE SYMPOSIUM
CPCU Society Event to Provide Crucial Insights on Current Market Conditions and What’s Ahead

Reinsurance professionals will soon gather in Chicago to gain a better understanding of how current events such as the economic downturn have affected reinsurance claims and to identify emerging issues that could present new opportunities or potential dangers.... more

April 1, 2011
JAPAN DISASTER WILL CHANGE RISK MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN THE U.S.
Insurance Industry Experts to Provide Crucial Insights at CPCU Society Webinar 

Insurance and risk management professionals are bracing for significant changes in risk management practices in the U.S., following the catastrophic events triggered by Japan’s devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami. ... more

March 16, 2011
67th CPCU Society Annual Meeting and Seminars is a Winning Strategy at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
Prestigious Event, Oct. 22-25, 2011, is Open to All

The CPCU Society, adopting “CPCU—A Winning Strategy” as its theme, announces that its 67th Annual Meeting and Seminars at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Oct. 22–25, 2011, will be open to CPCUs and non-CPCUs alike. “This is the premier professional development event ... more

March 10, 2011
"Decade of Disasters" to be focus of Philadelphia Reinsurance Symposium
Annual CPCU Society Event to Examine Catastrophes’ Enormous Impact on the Industry

History could refer to the first 10 years of this century as the “Decade of Disasters” because of 9/11, hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes, economic crises and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. These catastrophic events, with the enormous property claims they have generated ... more

March 3, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY REACHES OUT DURING ETHICS AWARENESS MONTH 
In the insurance industry, ethics and trust are not just good business practices, they’re critical for success. And as a co-founder of Ethics Awareness Month in 1990, each March the CPCU Society provides individuals and organizations... more

Feb. 15, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY WILL REVEAL INSURANCE COVERAGE "GRAY" AREAS
Impact of 12 External Factors Will Be Focus of Concord, N.H., Workshop

Determining coverage would be easy if everything were in black and white. But coverage issues are not always as they seem... more

Feb. 10, 2011
INSURANCE PROS TO EXAMINE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH "GREEN" CONSTRUCTION AND ADDING OTHERS TO CONTRACTORS POLICIES
CPCU Society Albany workshops to Focus on Risks Created by Green Movement and Navigating Other Construction Issues

The popularity of “green” design and construction in the U.S. is creating new challenges and risks for the insurance industry... more

Feb. 10, 2011
INSURANCE PROS LOOK TO PREVENT BUSINESS LOSSES AND RAISE ETHICS AWARENESS
Commercial Client Needs and Leadership Ethics Will Be Focus of Merrill Workshops

At a time when their business clients are least able to absorb losses, insurance professionals need to understand the needs of their commercial customers and the key role ethics play in reaching business and personal excellence . ... more

Feb. 3, 2011
INSURANCE PROS TAKE THE LEAD IN RAISING ETHICAL STANDARDS AND COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS
CPCU Society Columbus Workshops to Examine How Ethics and Communications Enhance the Bottom Line

In the insurance business, being ethical and being able to communicate effectively are not only desired, they're required for success. ... more

Jan. 28, 2011
INSURANCE PROS LOOKING TO PREVENT CRIPPLING BUSINESS LOSSES FROM CAR CRASHES AND RAISE ETHICS AWARENESS
CPCU Society Greenville Workshops to Focus on Commercial Auto Policy Changes and Achieving High Ethical Standards

Having the proper insurance coverages for commercial vehicles can help businesses avert financial disaster. But even when you believe your business or your clients have the right coverages, the rules may change. ... more

Jan. 25, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY WILL REVEAL INSURANCE COVERAGE "GRAY AREAS"
Impact of 12 External Factors Will Be Focus of Englewood, Colo., Workshop

Determining coverage would be easy if everything were in black and white. But coverage issues are not always as they seem from the policy language. Insurance professionals need to know how external factors can impact insurance coverage and lead to “gray areas.” ... more

Jan. 20, 2011
REINSURANCE PROS TO GATHER IN CHICAGO TO EXPLORE CRUCIAL INDUSTRY ISSUES
CPCU Society Workshop to Provide Valuable Insights on Current Market Conditions and What’s Ahead

In early February, reinsurance professionals will gather in Chicago to discuss the industry’s hottest issues, and the unique challenges and solutions that reinsurance brings to the claims process. ... more

Jan. 14, 2011
INSURANCE PROS TACKLE "GREEN" RISKS, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Impact of Sustainable Construction Exposures and Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Will Be Focus of Edina Workshops

Emerging "green" design and construction issues can push firms into the red. Insurance pros need to be knowledgeable about the coverages for new building techniques and accompanying hidden risks ... more

Jan. 6, 2011
CPCU SOCIETY SHOWING THE WAY FORWARD AT ITS LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
Gathering in Miami April 14–16 Will Prepare Participants to Take Charge

The CPCU Society will once again be asserting its vital role in helping shape the future of the property-casualty insurance industry when it convenes hundreds of its members at the Doral in Miami April 14–16, 201,1 for its annual Leadership Summit. ... more