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ACCC 2024 Insurance Law Symposium
Friday, November 15, 2024, 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM EDT
Category: Presented by ACCC

2024 Insurance Law Symposium

ACCC 10th Annual Insurance Law Symposium


Friday, November 15, 2024 from 8:00 am to 4:45 PM CT

University of Minnesota Law School
Walter F. Mondale Hall
229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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Please Note: This event is in-person only and is open to all attorneys, law faculty and students, not just ACCC Fellows.
CLE will be offered.*

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Hotel Information:
Marriott Courtyard, 
Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454
Rates: $139 USD/night for 11/14/2024 to 11/16/2024
Book by: 10/24/24
Reserve your overnight accommodations at this link.

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Tentative Agenda
(Subject to change based on speaker availability)

Thursday, November 14, 2024

Optional Event
6:00 - 8:30 pm Speaker's Welcome Dinner
, Sponsored by Jeff Kichaven Commercial Mediation
For Symposium Speakers, Out of Town Attendees, Planning Committee & ACCC Board of Regents members. 
Spoon and Stable
211 North First Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401

Friday, November 15, 2024

ACCC Insurance Law Symposium
University of Minnesota Law School
Lockhart Hall

8:00 - 8:30 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 8:45 am
Lockhart Hall

Welcome and Introductions

  • Angela Elbert, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 
  • Professor Daniel Schwarcz, University of Minnesota School of Law
  • Laura J. Hanson, Meagher & Geer, PLLP
  • Christopher H. Yetka, Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, Ltd.

8:45 - 9:45 am
Lockhart Hall

What is AI? 

  • Michael S. Levine, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 
  • Professor Daniel Schwarcz, University of Minnesota School of Law
  • Kate Middleton, EcoLab

9:50 - 10:50 am
Lockhart Hall

The Role of AI in Commercial Insurance Underwriting,
Claims Handling & Fraud Detection

  • John Bonnie, Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial  (Moderator) 
  • Iris Devriese, Munich Re 
  • Ruth Kochenderfer, Marsh
  • Megan MaStanford Law School

10:50 - 11:05 am

Break

11:05 am - 12:05 pm
Lockhart Hall

AI Related Claims Coverage & Risk Management

  • John Buchanan, Covington & Burling (Moderator)
  • Iris Devriese, Munich Re
  • Julie Weerth, AXIS Capital
  • TBA

12:05 - 1:15 pm
Lockhart Hall

Luncheon Program - Insurance Makes the World Go ‘Round – Can it be your Legal Career, too?

  • Laura J. Hanson, Meagher & Geer, PLLP (Moderator)
  • Sara Greening, Larkin Hoffman 
  • Professor Daniel Schwarcz, University of Minnesota School of Law
  • Amy Woodworth, Travelers Insurance
  • Hon. Jerome B. AbramsJAMS
  • Jean Lawler, Lawler ADR Services, LLC

1:20 - 2:20 pm
Lockhart Hall

Mock Oral Argument 

  • Hon. Jerome B. Abrams, JAMS
  • Seth Friedman, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
  • Chris MosleyFoley Hoag LLP

2:20 - 2:35 pm

Break

2:35 - 3:35 pm
Lockhart Hall

Ethics for AI Use

  • Christopher H Yetka, Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, Ltd. (Moderator)
  • Stacy Broman, Meagher + Geer PLLP
  • Neil B. Posner, Much Shelist, P.C.

3:35 - 3:45 pm
Lockhart Hall

Wrap Up and Closing Remarks

  • Angela Elbert, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

3:45 - 4:45 pm
Auerbach Commons

Networking Reception, Sponsored by Schulwolf Mediation


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Registration Rates:
  • ACCC Fellows & Other Attorneys: $300
  • University of Minnesota Law School Alumni & Young Attorneys (less than 5 years in practice): $225
  • University of Minnesota Law School Faculty & Students: FREE (Advance registration required)
    (Other local Law School students/faculty are also welcomed to attend at no charge - advance registration required.)
  • Speakers' Welcome Dinner - Thursday, November 14, 2024 at 6:00 pm at Spoon and Stable: $125 pp - Open to speakers and out of town attendees. (Additional registration fee)

Registration Deadline
Final registration deadline is Friday, November 8, 2024 at Noon. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cancellation Policy
If a cancellation is received by 5:00 p.m. EST, Friday, October 31, 2024, a refund of 75% of the registration fee will be issued. No refunds for cancellations received after this date.

Thank you to our Sponsors:

Welcome Dinner Sponsor
  Reception Sponsor
Jeff Kichaven Commercial Mediation  
 


Interested in sponsoring this event?
Press here to learn about the sponsorship opportunities currently available. 

*For CLE events, Fellows/event attendees barred in Illinois, Minnesota and Texas must retain materials provided for four years. Please download and save them for your records.