DRA Complimentary Webinar: Risk Management Essentials of the New Normal

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*This webinar is hosted by Dealey, Renton & Associates*

Presented by:
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional
Diane Mika, Vice President, Director of Risk Management Education, Berkley Design Professional

Thursday, April 8, 2021
9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific Daylight Time
1 Learning Unit Pending AIA Approval.
Attendees must participate in a majority of the live webinar program.

Program Details
Design firms face risk every day. The current shifting environment has created the need for some new tactics and has made some risk management fundamentals more important than ever.

The definition of risk for design professionals, a breakdown of the true cost of professional liability claims, and an examination of the evolutionary standard of care set the stage for the balance of the program. The workshop reemphasizes key risk management basics and promotes new tactics in contracts, post-COVID design issues, effective remote team management, and communication/documentation, and project delivery.

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ACEC 2021 Virtual Annual Convention and Legislative Summit | Education Session

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Risk Management Essentials of the New Normal

Presenters:
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional
Diane Mika, Vice President, Director of Risk Management Education, Berkley Design Professional

Monday, April 26, 2021

1:15 – 2:00 PM Eastern

Session Description

Design firms face risk every day that should be proactively managed. The shifting environment in the AEC industry due to the pandemic has caused the need for engineers to implement risk management fundamentals even more diligently in order to demonstrate and fulfill its duties in accordance with the professional standard of care. This workshop reemphasizes key risk management basics and promotes new tactics in contracts, communication/documentation, post-COVID design issues, remote team management, and project delivery.

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ACEC Illinois | Webinar

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Risk Management Essentials of the New Normal

Presenters:
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Management Officer, Berkley Design Professional
Diane Mika, Vice President, Director of Risk Management Education, Berkley Design Professional

Monday, April 5, 2021

12:00 – 1:00 PM Central

Webinar Description

  • Standard of Care – fulfilling professional obligations under changing circumstances
  • Schedule of performance of services – contract clauses, obligations, rights and responsibilities
  • Post-COVID design considerations, potential changes
  • Performing services outside of the office – remote teams, WFH, technology, employee issues
  • Quality management – coordination, start/stop risks
  • Construction phase services – access, safety of employees on site, field observation, contractor payment certification

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Willis A&E 2020 Virtual Risk Management Symposium

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COVID-19: Professional Liability Risks and Insurance Issues

Panelists:
Andrew D. Mendelson, FAIA, Chief Risk Management Officer, Senior Vice President, Berkley Design Professional
Mark Blankenship, CPCU, AIC, LEED, AP, Assistant Vice President, Liberty International Underwriters
Lou Gale, Esq., General Counsel, SCB

Presenter:
David Hatem, Esq., Founding Partner, Donovan Hatem LLP

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
2:00 – 2:55 PM Central

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2020 CLM Construction Claims Conference

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Session 1 – National – Weathering the Storm: Evolving Legal Standards in the Era of Climate Change

Speakers:
Dion Cominos, Gordon & Rees LLP
Gale Dwyer, Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd.
Traci Gill, State Farm
Andrew Mendelson, Berkley Alliance Managers

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
11:00 AM CDT

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