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Polar Park Event – Risk Control for A&E and Environmental Professionals: Strategies for Improved Performance and Profitability

location_onPolar Park 100 Madison Street Worchester, MA 01608

calendar_month08/17/2022 8:30am

Inaugural Risk Control Seminar: 

Risk Control for Architects, Engineers and Environmental Professionals  

Best Practices for Improved Performance and Profitability  

Please join Van Oppen & Co. 2 and Environmental Business Council of New England, Inc. for our Inaugural Seminar on August 17th at Polar Park.

Presentations will be given by legal, insurance and risk control professionals in connection with limiting liability, covering professional errors & omissions, controlling insurance premiums and sharing ideal risk control practices. 

Presenters will provide information, tips, and updates on current trends and best practices to improve performance and profitability. 

Featured Speakers:

8:30 am

Registration and Breakfast

Registration for Learning Credits

9:00 am

Welcome and Introduction – Rick Van Oppen, VOCo2

9:05 am

Improving Performance and Profitability – Tim Corbett, Smart risk

The A/E and Environmental industry has had a strong recovery and currently experiencing record high backlog; however economic warnings signs are everywhere. Higher performing firms are preparing and tightening their belts focusing on improving performance and profitability. This session will identify industry claims and trends, but most importantly the practices applied b lower risk, higher performing and profitable firms




Handling a claim when it is made against the Design Professional – Jeff Alitz, Freeman Mathis & Garry LLP

Receiving an informal (demand letter or similar) or formal (lawsuit) claim is never a pleasant event. but there are steps the Design Professional can take to preserve its insurance coverage and to minimize the impact of the claim. From receipt of the claim, to responding to it and seeking the most efficient resolution. the session will provide a guide from a trial lawyer’s perspective to survive the claim process and achieve a “best-case” Result


Questions / Closing Remarks / Wrap up


First Pitch: Woosox vs. Red Wings

Flexcon Landing Hospitality Area

Lunch and Open Bar

Thank You to Our Partners!

Who Should Attend:

  • Business owners
  • Presidents, CEOs, CFOs
  • Project managers
  • Contract administrators
  • Business unit leaders

Continuing Education:

A Certificate of Completion will be provided for self-reporting CE requirements.  For AIA members this seminar will qualify for learning units.