Information Release

Contact: Hugh O. Strawn

Date: January 7, 2016

Strengthening Adjuster Skills
2016 PLRB Claims Conference
San Antonio, Texas

Continuing education and never-ending learning are critical components for a successful adjusting career. The nation's largest property and casualty adjuster educational event is the Claims Conference, hosted annually by the Property and Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB). The 2016 Claims Conference will be held in San Antonio, Texas, April 17 to 20, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

The Claims Conference features breakout sessions in 13 curricula:

  • Adjusting Property
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Casualty Curriculum
  • Catastrophe
  • Commercial Time-Element Losses
  • General Interest
  • Large Property Loss
  • Management
  • Property Coverage
  • Special Investigations
  • Subrogation
  • Technology
  • Underwriting

Over 4,000 are expected to attend, including 1,000 property and casualty adjusters who be taking professional development sessions such as "Adjusting Bodily Injury & Wrongful Death Claims," earning continuing education credits while they strengthen their skills.

"The role of the property and casualty insurance adjuster demands nearly continuous learning," said Scott Powell, Vice President, Educational and Technical Services, PLRB. "The Claims Conference sessions are presented by nationally-recognized experts in their field. New and updated information is provided to help the adjusters remain current with the demands of today's market place."

Registration is open online at There is no registration fee for employees of PLRB member insurance companies. For employees of PLRB affiliate member companies the fee is $895, for members of the CPCU Society the fee is $1,095, and for all others it is $1,150. The registration fee includes session materials, admissions to all sessions, the Welcome and Closing receptions, complementary lunches in the Insurance Services Expo on Monday and Tuesday, a complimentary luncheon with guest speaker on Wednesday, three continental breakfasts, and refreshment breaks.

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