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2016 AIA Conference Files

Thank you for Attending our 2016 Conference! Please see below for the final attendee list, photos and presentations from the event.

Final Attendee List

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Photos from the Conference

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Conference Evaluations

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Continuing Insurance Education Sessions

Current Issues in Aviation Claim Resolution (no powerpoint)

  • Michael McGrory , SmithAmundsen Aerospace
  • Steve Allen, QBE
  • Clark Howard, USAU
  • Jonathan Macy, McLarens
  • Michael Peterson, Willis
  • Keri Ryan, XL Catlin

Understanding Workers’ Compensation in Aviation
Robert McManus, Beacon Aviation Insurance Services

Basic Helicopter Risk Management and Safety
Larry Mattiello, Specialty Aviation Underwriters

Errors & Omission Insurance
John Howard, Silver Eagle Agency

Environmental Insurance Basic for the Aviation Industry
Edwin Baez, Berkley Environmental

Insuring Unmanned Aerial Systems

  • James Van Meter, J.D., Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
  • Donald Chance Mark, Jr., Fafinski Mark & Johnson
  • Chris Proudlove, Global Aerospace
  • Les Forsythe, Unmanned Safety Institute

Employment Practices Liability (no powerpoint)

  • Frank Kimmel, Kimmel Aviation Insurance
  • John Howard, Silver Eagle Agency
  • John Hoff, Cremer Spina

Attorney/Claims Division Session

Claims Implications arising out of the FAA's NEXTGEN Program
Raymond L. Mariani, Esq., Murray Morin & Herman

Should an Aircraft be Owned Individually or Through a Corporation?
Jon Morse, The Morse Law Group


Continuing Legal Education Sessions

Aviation Update
Don Andersen, Taylor English Duma LLP


The Case for Preemption of Aviation Product Design and Manufacture Claims
Jeff Ellis, Clyde & Co US LLP

Inflight Loss of Control Prevention in Commercial and General Aviation
Richard P. Morris, Fowler White Burnett

Navigating the Minefield of FAA Voluntary Disclosure Programs
Paul A. Lange, Law Offices of Paul A. Lange