Information Release



Contact:   Hugh Strawn




Date:   March 27, 2015  



Educate - Innovate - Invigorate


2015 Claims Conference Media Kit


Media contacts:


Hugh Strawn, Vice President



Tom O'Dowd, Senior Marketing and Exhibits Manager



Events Schedule:


Sunday, March 29, 2015


Insurance Career Development Program Reception

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Room 201, Anaheim Convention Center

College & university students studying insurance and risk management have the opportunity to attend the Claims Conference as guests of sponsoring insurance companies and the PLRB.  They will gather at a pre-conference reception hosted by their sponsoring insurance companies and the PLRB.


Monday, March 30, 2015


General Session

8:00 a.m.

Ballroom, Anaheim Convention Center


Outstanding Claims Professionals Awards

Three claims adjusters, who were nominated by the peers, will be presented awards for outstanding claims service in 2014.


Keynote Speech, "Leading Change in the 21st Century:  Lessons from the U.S. Army"

General Robert W. Cone, U.S. Army (retired), commanded the army's Training and Doctrine Command.  He was responsible for developing programs to prepare the U.S. Army for challenges of the future.


Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Presenter Appreciation Reception

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Insurance Services Expo, Anaheim Convention Center

A reception to honor the over 200 presenters who volunteer their time and expertise to present high quality claims professional continuing education at the Claims Conference. 


Wednesday, April 1, 2015


Luncheon presentation, "America's Promise:  The American Film Institute and Movies in America"

12:00 Noon - 1:30 p.m.

Ballroom, Anaheim Convention Center

Joe Petricca, Executive Vice Dean, AFI Conservatory, will provide the Claims Conference attendees with a break in their studies.  He will the very entertaining story of the American Film Institute, movies in America, and what the filmmakers of tomorrow learn about risk management as they attend the AFI Conservatory.


Educational Sessions and Insurance Services Expo

Media representatives may attend Claims Conference educational sessions and the Insurance Services Expo.  Contact Hugh Strawn, or 630-724-2230 for registration and credentials.


The Property & Liability Resource Bureau is a not-for-profit association of property and casualty insurance companies.  It is located in Downers Grove, Illinois.