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Joint NYACT - NYSSIU 2021 Fall Conference
Wednesday, October 06, 2021, 8:30 AM - 12:00 AM EDT
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JOINT NYACT - NYSSIU 2021 FALL CONFERENCE

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
8:00am - 3:00pm

Presented as a Live and Virtual Event
at
THE TURNING STONE RESORT & CASINO
5218 Patrick Road, Verona, NY
or
VIRTUALLY VIA ZOOM
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION HERE
Conference Registration Deadline: Friday, October 1, 2021 by noon

We’re planning the path to success and safety for all this fall. The Fall Conference will be offered as a live event and virtually—so everyone, everywhere can join together. In-person registration will only open to attendees that have proof of either a completed Covid19 vaccination record, or a negative Covid19 test from within 72 hours prior to arrival to insure everyone's safety and well-being. All in-person attendees will sign a Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease when registering, and will be required to complete a health verification form which will be sent in the pre-event email within three days prior to the event . Non-vaccinated attendees will be required to wear a mask throughout the event.

To make your room reservation, contact the Turning Stone Reservations Team directly at
1-800-771-7711 and reference NYACT
Overnight Accommodations: $179.00 per night
Room Block Deadline: Monday, September 13th, 2021

AGENDA*

8:00-8:30 AM
REGISTRATION – COFFEE & DANISH – Please Visit Our Sponsors

8:30-8:45 AM
WELCOME & UPDATES
NYACT Director Abby Curro
NYACT Chair Nichole Soriano
NYSSIU President James Egner

8:45am - 9:45am
CROSS BORDER CLAIM INVESTIGATIONS AND LITIGATION
Matthew Smith, Partner/Founder, Callinan & Smith LLP
This lecture will discuss the intricacies and idiosyncrasies of claims investigation and litigation by insurers in a connection with matters that could have investigational parts/causes of action in states such New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

9:45-10:00 AM
BREAK – Please Visit Our Sponsors

10:00-11:00 AM
CURRENT CHALLENGES AND FRAUD TRENDS IN COLLISION REPAIR WITH THE USE OF VIRTUAL CLAIM TECHNOLOGIES
Henry Brunjes, General Manager, Sunken Meadow Collision
The presenter will discuss solutions and best practices to lessen the fraud seen with the use of these virtual claim technologies. He will also discuss case examples.

11:00AM-12:00 PM
IN-TRANSIT PERMIT ABUSE IN NEW YORK
Shawn Taylor, Investigator, NYS DMV

Hector Rodriquez, Senior Investigator, Albany County Sheriff’s Department
The presenters will highlight the statewide surge with counterfeit, altered, and improperly issued in-transit permits and explain what jurisdictions across the state are doing to address this issue.

12:15-12:45 PM
LUNCH BREAK – Please Visit Our Sponsors

12:45-1:45 PM
NAVIGATING THE EVOLVING LANDSCAPE OF TRENDING NO-FAULT SERVICES INCLUDING DRY NEEDLING, SHOCKWAVE THERAPY, AND DME
Justin A. Calabrese, Esq, Senior Counsel, Hollander Legal
In response to recent changes in the Worker’s Compensation Fee Schedule, which reduced/eliminated reimbursement for various services, medical providers are to looking to bridge the gap by introducing new and medical useless products while re-inventing old ones. What is your company doing about it?

1:45 – 2:00PM
CLOSING

* Agenda subject to change.

Registration:  Live or Virtual
NYACT, NYSSIU, and IASIU members: $60
Non-members: $150
NYS Law Enforcement/Government Personnel: Free


Who Should Attend:  All Insurance SIU, Auto, PIP and Property Claims personnel, Law Enforcement and Prosecutors.

Conference Registration Deadline: Friday, October 1, 2021 by noon
If you have registered to attend either the live or virtual presentation, but find yourself unable to attend, you must cancel your registration by no later than noon on Monday, September 27th, or NYACT will be charged and, therefore, must then pass the cost along to you. If you cannot attend, please feel free to send a substitute individual on your behalf.

ALL REGISTRANTS: 

  • You must register to be vetted and attend the event.
  • If you already have a NYACT profile, please sign in and register under your profile.
  • Your Certificate of Attendance will reflect however you input your information so please use proper sentence case when completing registration (ie: Jane Smith, ABC Insurance Company).
  • Conference Registration Deadline: Friday, October 1, 2021 by noon
  • If you have registered to attend either the live or virtual presentation, but find yourself unable to attend, you must cancel your registration by no later than noon on Monday, September 27th, or NYACT will be charged and, therefore, must then pass the cost along to you. If you cannot attend, please feel free to send a substitute individual on your behalf.

IN-PERSON REGISTRANTS:

  • In-person registration will only open to attendees that have proof of either a completed Covid19 vaccination record, or a negative Covid19 test from within 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • In-person registrants will sign a Waiver and Release of Liability for Communicable Disease when registering.
  • In-person registrants will be required to complete a health verification form which will be sent in the pre-event email within three days prior to the event .
  • Non-vaccinated attendees will be required to wear a mask throughout the event.
  • In-person attendees must complete a COVID Pre-Screening Questionaire that will be sent prior to the event to insure all attendees are healthy.
  • Dress Code for in person attendees: Business casual. 
  • In-person attendees will be served a continental breakfast and buffet lunch.

VIRTUAL REGISTRANTS:

  • Anyone not preregistered and vetted will be removed from the training.
  • You will need have your name accurately displayed for vetting purposes. If we are unable to identify you, you will be removed from the meeting.  
  • Your FULL name must be identifiable.  If you are removed from the meeting, check your Zoom account to be sure your name is correctly entered by: Go into Settings > My Profile (Click on your name at the top) >  Display Name > Edit name > Save.
  • A log-in link will be sent to you the day prior to the event.

Overnight Accommodations: Reservation Deadline: SEPTEMBER 13, 2021. Call the Reservations line (800) 771-7711.  Room Block rate is $179.00 per night - Please be sure to ask for the NYACT Room Block.
** Turning Stone Resort and Casino – Guest rooms will be available starting at 3:00 pm on the day of arrival and are reserved until 11:00 am on the day of departure.  Early arrivals and late departures may be extended depending on hotel availability.


THIS WILL BE A GREAT MEETING! WE HOPE YOU WILL BRING SEVERAL GUESTS! PLEASE EXTEND INVITATIONS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, DAS, ADAS AND YOUR FAVORITE ADJUSTERS.


COME EARLY FOR THESE OTHER EVENTS ON OCTOBER 5, 2021!
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For information, contact James Egner at [email protected]

EVENING NETWORKING SOCIAL
7:30 PM
Upstate Tavern (2nd Floor, above the Casino)
No Reservation Needed ~ Cash Bar