deliver a blow to one of most notorious
and pernicious forms of insurance fraud,
namely abuse of the personal injury protection (PIP) system. The high-profile
busts in New York and Florida, along
with the passage of Fla. HB-119, were
brought to fruition through the tireless
efforts of savvy, skilled, and informed
These battle victories in the fraud fight
underscore the importance of conferences such as ACE, which continues to be
an essential pit stop for senior managers
especially, as they set the gold standard.
Those charged with inspiring and mobilizing the troops while innovating operations need viable strategies now.
This year, ACE returns to sunny Las
Vegas for its 16th iteration. Taking place
from June 27 to 29 at Mandalay Bay, a casino and resort fit for, well, P. Diddy, the
conference will feature informative sessions, abundant networking opportunities, and roundtables intended to catalyze
the claims workforce.
cilitating learning and collaboration in
dynamic and exceptional ways,” Haym
explains. “This year, top-level execs from
Liberty Mutual, J.D. Power and Associ-
ates, Chartis, the National Insurance
Crime Bureau, as well as other experts
will offer insights via keynote presen-
tations, panels, and interactive work-
shops.” In addition, the winner of this
year’s highly anticipated Claims Profes-
sional of the Year award will be revealed
on Friday, June 29 at 9:00 a.m.
For more information or to register for the
conference, go to www.americasclaims
Comprising the 2012 lineup are four
tracks—claims efficiency, modernization,
integration & growth; claims litigation
management; strategic claims talent; and
claims technology and innovation. New
this year, the claims litigation track will
help you address your most vexing legal issues, from cost containment to the
many flavors of subrogation.
“The speakers will illuminate management strategies and outline case
law updates, among other key issues,”
explains Debra Haym, director of program development at Summit Business
Media (Summit is also the parent company to Claims Magazine).
Haym reports that this year’s attendance is already outpacing that of last
year and also the 2010 event at the Bel-lagio. The swell in participation, she says,
is a testament to the show’s ongoing relevance and valuable content.
“ACE has a proven track record of fa-
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