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CPPC 2017 Convention Schedule

CPPC 2017 Convention Schedule

Sunday, September 17th

8:00 am - ?                  Golf Scramble

3:00 - 7:00 pm             Pre-Board Meeting (Open to Membership)

Monday, September 18th

Optional Sessions (Available For All Members)

  8:00 - 11:00 am        Military Round TableModerator - Dori Bledsoe - Eagle Claims Service
                                    Military Representatives confirmed from Air Force, Army & Navy
                                    JD Reese, Mark Edick & Virginia Eilmus                 

  9:00 - 11:00 am        Technology Class - Digital Photos, Learn tips and tricks for saving and sharing your
                                     photos easier, smarter, faster with your home or office.
                                     Moderator:  Bob Dixon - Furniture Medic by Bluegrass Furniture Restoration
                                     Panelist:  Mel Picket - SoCal Claims Resolutions
12:00 -   1:00 pm        Registration Open

12:15 - 12:45 pm        Newbies Meeting

  1:00 -   1:30 pm        Opening General Session
                                    National Anthem
                                    CPPC President’s Address-Dan Manning
                                    Housekeeping Details

  1:30 -  2:30 pm         It’s 5 o’clock Somewhere… Moderator - Heidi Wattier
What is your fellow members’ drink of choice?  Now is the time for your
                                    personal one on one interview!                                                                                   

  2:30 - 2:45 pm          Break 

  2:45 - 3:45 pm          Peace Of Mind… What Is The Current State Of  The Industry? 
                                    Guest Speaker: Scott Michael - President American Moving & Storage Association

  3:45 - 4:00 pm          Break 

  4:00 - 5:00 pm          Don’t Get Buried In The Sand…Who Is Watching Your Financial Health?
What is your Succession Plan?
                                             What would happen if you took a sick day?
                                             What if you were injured and unable to do your job?
                                             What if you wanted to retire?
                                             Who can and will take your place in an emergency?
                                    Moderator: Brenda McCandless - Atlas World Group
                                    Panelist: Mike Ackerman - Ackerman & Sons Furniture 
                                                    Debi Williams - UNIRISC, Inc                                     

  7:00 - 9:00 pm          OPTIONAL Monday Night Outing - Relax & Rejuvenate…(pending) 

Tuesday, September 19th  

  8:00 -   9:00 am        Breakfast 

  9:00 -   9:30 am        Town Hall Meeting                                                         

  9:30 - 10:30 am        Inspire…Magical Leadership:  Hocus Pocus It Ain’t
                            Guest Speaker: Dr. Betty W. Straub, EdD, MAT, BS                       

10:30 - 10:45 am        Break

10:45 - 11:45 am        Breath Easy…Knowing Your Internet Is Secure & a bonus of 3"0 Apps in 30 mins"
                                    Guest Speaker - James Spellos - Meetings U
                                    Moderator - Laura Pung -
Wheaton / Bekins / Clark & Reid
                                    Panelist: Mitch Treider -
Complete Furniture & Interiors   

11:45 -   1:00 pm        Lunch                   

  1:00 -   2:00 pm        Keep Calm…Following Your Digital Paper Trail (or is paper better?)
Emails, Photos, Text Messages, Online Storage… 
                                    Today’s business has to know, understand and come up with solutions to help manage
                                     the paper trail in a whole different way!  Find out what Tips and Tricks are available
                                     now, and some tried and trusted resources used by some of our own members.
                                     Moderators: Teresa Brown-National Van Lines & Pam Johnson-Claims Manager-National Claims Services, Inc.
                                    Panelist: Todd Marks - Mid-America Full Claims Service
                                                   Tony Sarduy - Disar Furniture Services, Inc.
                                                   Brian Pfingston - Classic Refinishing, Inc.
  2:00 -   2:15 pm        Break 

  2:15 -   3:00 pm        Knowledge Is Power… 
                                    Guest Speaker: Edwina V. Kessler Esquire -
                                    Partner - Catri, Holton, Kessler & Kessler, P.A. 

  3:00 -   3:15 pm        Break 

  3:15 -   4:15 pm        Take The Time To Communicate Effectively
In a world of fast paced technology and everyone is always on the go…We could all
                                    use a reminder of some of the basics in communication. 
                                    Moderator - Lisa Irvine-Kummerow - Image Restoration Services
                                    Panelist - Kelly Dobis - Stevens Worldwide Van Lines        

  4:15 -   4:30 pm        Convention Wrap Up 

  4:30 -   5:30 pm        Post Board Meeting - Open to Membership 

  6:00 -   9:00 pm        White Party…Closing Reception

Come celebrate the closing of another event.  Wear your “white” for our White Party, but as always, it is not required, just a theme for the event. Enjoy the relaxed island atmosphere with plenty of food and  good music.  A cash bar will be available. 

Note:  We are finalizing moderators and panelists for the above sessions based on those reflecting interest in participating, while attending the CPPC 2017 Workshop.  If you would like to participate, please reach out to the CPPC office at cppc@claimsnet.org or to one of the CPPC 2017 Convention Committee.