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February 5, 2020

Ms. Lisa Hayes, Through- The- Hayes

“Leadership and Leadership Development”


January 8, 2020

Dr. Chad Henriksen, Director of WorkSiteRight-Northwestern Health Sciences University

“Prioritizing Employee Wellness and Preventing Burnout”


December 4, 2019

Mr. David E. Camarotto and Mr. Uzodima Franklin Aba-Onu, Bassford Remele PA

“Minnesota Hands Free Law and Its Impact on Claims”


November 6, 2019

Ms. Brandy Worden, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, Robins Kaplan LLP

“Cyber Insurance Coverages and the Importance of Cybersecurity”


October 2, 2019

Mr. Tom Jensen- Lind Jensen Sullican & Peterson

“The Reptile Theory and Litigation Strategy”


April 3, 2019

Mr. Mark Kulda, Vice President of Public Affairs, Insurance Federation of Minnesota

“2019 Legislative Updates”


March 6, 2019

Ms. Paulette Sarp, Partner with Hinshaw & Culbertson, LLP

“Tapas of Coverage and Defense Issues- Common Exclusions, Additional Insurance Coverage, Reservation or Rights Letters and More!”


February 6, 2019

Ms. Jeannette Grace, Found of Expressive! Communication Consulting & Training

“Strategies you can use to engage and motivate staff of all ages, generations, and personalities.”


September 5, 2018

Mr. Art Shore, founder of STR Training and Development

“How to Avoid the Horror of Bad PowerPoint”


April 4th, 2018

Mr. Mark Kulda, Vice President of Public Affairs, Insurance Federation of Minnesota

“2018 Legislative Updates”


March 7th, 2018

Mr. Rick Stempel,  Stempel Law Firm

 “PIP Fraud”


February 7th, 2018

Mr. Luis Flores P.E. and Mr. Scott Nesvold P.E,  Crane Engineering

“Forensic Investigation Tools and Case Studies” deals with emerging technologies utilized in the preservation and documentation of incidents ranging from slips, trips and falls to structural collapses. Most of all, this presentation will go through various case studies and how these technologies go hand in hand with the expertise required to investigate whatever the loss may be.


January 3rd, 2018

Mr. John Hauge, Falhaber Larson

“Employment Law issues”


December 7th, 2017

Ms. Margaret Smith, Founder of UXL

“Communication Styles”


October 4th, 2017

Mr. Darin Teske, Legal and Policy Advisor for the Minnesota Department of Health

“Medical Cannibus”


September 6th, 2017

Mr. Kevin Kennedy - Borgelt, Powell, Peterson Frauen

“MN Supreme Court Ruling allowing for pre-award interest on appraisals.”


May 3rd, 2017

Ms. Lindsey Davis & Mr. Justin EvansZelle LLP;   “Workers’ Compensation Update”

Mr. Andrew Flynn - Erstad & Reimer, PA, and;  “Liability in Construction Defect and Coverage”

Mr. Joel Muscoplat - Gislason, Martin, Varpness & Janes, P.A


April 12th, 2017

Mr. Mark Kulda, Vice President of Public Affairs, Insurance Federation of MN

“2017 Legislative Update”


March 1st, 2017

Mr. Bryan Browning, Bassford Remele, PA

 “Diversity in the Workplace”


February 1st, 2017

Mr. Don Dunn, Owner, R & D Agency, Inc.

“Leveraging Social Media in the Claims Process”


January 4th, 2017

Mr. Mark Lanterman, Chief Technology Officer – Computer Forensic Services

“Don’t be Another Fish in a Dark Net ”  Current Developments and Realistic Advice in a Cyber World


May 4, 2016

Mr. John Bjorkman, Larson King, St. Paul, MN

“Coverage Issues for Claim Managers”


April 6, 2016

Ms. Julie Berg, Normandale Community College

“Not Your Father’s Performance Review: 21st Century Coaching & Feedback”


March 2, 2016

Mr. Bob Johnson, President, Insurance Federation of Minnesota (IFM)

“2016 Legislative Session Overview; Ley Industry Issues”


February 3, 2016

Mr. Richard Long, Senior Vice-President of Claims, Western National Insurance Group

“Embracing Millennials - -The Influence of Millennials on the Insurance Industry”


January 6, 2015

Mr. Urban Friesz, Vice-President and Senior Claim Specialist – BMS Intermediaries

“Reinsurance for the Claim Professional”


November 4, 2015

Mr. James Martin, Gislason, Martin, Varpness & Janes, P.A.

“Wrongful Death Damages”


October 7, 2015

Mr. Jason Hiveley, Iverson Reuvers Condon, Attorneys At Law



September 2, 2015

Mr. Kevin Kennedy, Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen S.C.

“An update on Matching, Appraisals, and Other Property Claim Issues”


May 6, 2015

Ms. Sarah E. Groskreutz. O’Meara, Leer, Wagner & Kohl, P.A.

“Effective Claim handling and Mitigating Exposure” – Workers Compensation


April 1, 2015  “2015

Mr. Mark Kulda, Vice-President of Public Affairs - -Insurance Federation of Minnesota (IFM)

“2015 Legislative Update: The Uber session!”


March 4, 2015

Mr. Jeff Hudson. Program Director, Continuing Education and Customized Training at Normandale Community College

“Employee Engagement”


February 11, 2015

Mr. Paul Hopewell, Lilleberg & Hopewell, PLLC

“Case Law Review:  2014”


January 7, 2015

Mr. Andrew J.  Rorvig, McEllistrem Fargione Landy, Rorvig and Eiken, P.A.

“Plaintiff Attorney Relationship Building and tips from the Plaintiff Side in Handling and Resolving Claims.”


November 5, 2014

Mr. Radd Kulseth, Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings

“The New Mental /Mental injury under Workers Compensation”


October 1, 2014

Ms. Tammy Reno, Tamsche, Sonnesyn & Tomsche, P.A.

“Winning a No Fault Arbitration”


September 3, 2014

Mr. Rick Stempel, Stempel Law Firm

“Fraud Update”


May 7, 2014

Mr. Brett Olander, Olander Law Group

“What happens in the plaintiff room in a Mediation”


April 2, 2014

Mr. Bob Johnson, President, Insurance Federation of Minnesota

“Insurance Federation  - What's happening at the Legislature”


March 5, 2014

Mr. Kevin Kennedy, Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen S.C.

“How to conduct a Property or Auto appraisal”


February 5, 2014

Mr. Tony Kane, Pfefferle and Kane, LLP

“Avoiding Bad Faith in Minnesota and surrounding States


January 8, 2014

Mr. Joel Muscoplat, Gislason, Martin, Varpness & Janes, P.A

“Important Insurance Court Decisions of 2013”