2020 PLUS University

A fast paced 3-day virtual program for those new to the industry


 Start Date - End Date

August 11, 2020 - August 13, 2020

Registration Deadline

Monday, August 10, 2020



2020 PLUS University
The premier educational program for new professional liability practitioners

Tuesday, August 11th - Thursday, August 13th

Online pre-registration is now closed.
If you’re still interested in attending PLUS University, please call PLUS at 800.845.0778 before 9:00 am Central Time Tuesday, August 11th to register and pay by phone.

Get instruction on key concepts and primary disciplines in professional liability from industry veterans - all from the comfort of your desk - and feel empowered to excel in your career!

This 3-day virtual program will include 3 CE/CLE eligible educational sessions per day, plus 2 virtual happy hours. Click on the Agenda tab for session details.

Your PLUS University registration includes:

  • Access to Modules 1, 2 and 4
  • An exam waiver for Module 3
Learn more about PL and earn your RPLU designation!

Schedule
Tuesday, August 11th | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, August 12th | 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thursday, August 13th | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
All sessions will take place in Central Time

Can't attend all the sessions live?
We've got you covered! All sessions will be recorded and available as on-demand recordings for registrants. Note that only the live sessions are eligible for CE/CLE credit.

Earn CE/CLE right at your desk!
PLUS has applied for CE/CLE credit for each session in select states. Click here for for a list of the states PLUS has applied in and the status. If a state is listed but doesn't have credit information, PLUS has applied and is still awaiting approval.

CE/CLE Procedures
PLUS staff will track attendance throughout the live sessions. In order to obtain CE/CLE credit, you must be registered, attend each session in full, document the attendance codes for each session, and complete a request form at the end of the series.

Registration Notes
$995 for members | $1,285 for non-members*

Within 24 hours of registering, you'll receive an email from GoToWebinar with your webinar login details. If you don't receive this email by the morning of the first session, please contact us.

*Not a member? Click here to become a PLUS member today and save on this event and all 2020 events!

Let PLUS help with the training of your employees and get reduced registration fees for attendees! A 10% Registration Discount is available for any company that registered three or more people for this event. Discounts will be applied and refunded to the qualifying company after the event has been held.


Registration Fees

Price Description Amount
Non-Member Registration $1285.00
Member Registration $995.00

Available Functions

Tuesday - August 11
10:00 am - 11:00 am
  Professional Liability Evolution & Concepts - Fundamentals

Speaker: James Stewart, Hallmark Financial Services

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  Understanding the Commercial General Liability Policy
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  Professional Liability Reinsurance

Speaker: David Stewart, Transatlantic Reinsurance Company

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
  Industry Leaders Roundtable Virtual Happy Hour

Speakers:
John Benedetto
, Berkley Professional Liability
Todd Greeley, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance
Elizabeth Neumann, Axis
Christine Williams, Aon

Wednesday - August 12
10:00 am - 11:00 am
  The Importance of Financial Statements

Speaker: Dennis Schlaffer, OneBeacon Insurance Group

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  All About Professional Liability Claims

Speakers:
Edmund McAlister
, Houston International Insurance Group
Christopher Vlasich, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
  Understanding Directors & Officers Coverage

Speaker:
Phillip Norton
, Gallagher

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
  Facilitated Virtual Happy Hour & Kahoot Trivia

Future PLUS Host: John Cisek, RPLU, West Coast Territory Manager, Corvus Insurance

Zoom: Bring your own beverage and snack to enjoy. We will be able to see each other on the video screen. We recommend you login to Zoom through your computer, laptop or tablet. Then activate the video and audio buttons to participate.

Kahoot Trivia (Wednesday only): Once you are in the Zoom event, we will provide a simple website address where you can participate in the trivia questions from a 2nd device such as your smartphone or tablet. Trivia answers will appear on the Zoom screen. After trivia, we will hang out to network and chat. Fun prizes will be awarded for trivia winners!

Thursday - August 13
10:00 am - 11:00 am
  Employment Practices Liability Insurance

Speaker: Nicole Sheth, Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  Healthcare & Medical Professional Liability

Speaker: Jeffrey McDonald, TDC Specialty Underwriters

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  The Brave New World of Cyber Insurance

Speakers:
Austin Bockwinkel
, HAUSER
Molly McGinnis Stine, Locke Lord LLP
Joe Turek, Chubb

Speakers

NameOrganizationSpeaking At
Austin Bockwinkel HAUSER  The Brave New World of Cyber Insurance
Christine Williams Aon  Industry Leaders Roundtable Virtual Happy Hour
Christopher Vlasich Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty  All About Professional Liability Claims
David Stewart Transatlantic Reinsurance Company  Professional Liability Reinsurance
Dennis Schlaffer OneBeacon Insurance Group  The Importance of Financial Statements
Edmund McAlister Houston International Insurance Group  All About Professional Liability Claims
Elizabeth Neumann AXIS Insurance  Industry Leaders Roundtable Virtual Happy Hour
James Stewart Hallmark Financial  Professional Liability Evolution & Concepts - Fundamentals
Jeff McDonald TDC Specialty Underwriters  Healthcare & Medical Professional Liability
Joe Turek Chubb  The Brave New World of Cyber Insurance
John Benedetto Berkley Professional Liability  Industry Leaders Roundtable Virtual Happy Hour
Molly McGinnis Stine Locke Lord LLP  The Brave New World of Cyber Insurance
Nicole Sheth Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP  Employment Practices Liability Insurance
Phil Norton Gallagher  Understanding Directors & Officers Coverage
Todd Greeley QBE  Facilitated Virtual Happy Hour & Kahoot Trivia
Will Eustace Willis Towers Watson  Understanding the Commercial General Liability Policy

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