RIA announces keynote speakers for 2014 convention
ROCKVILLE, MD — The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) will be holding the International Restoration Convention and Industry Expo at the Marriott World Center in Orlando, Florida, on April 9-11, 2014, according to a press release.
The 69th Annual RIA Convention will feature an opening keynote address by Chip Lackey, senior director responsible for vehicle valuation services and claims in the insurance practice at J.D. Power, on Thursday, April 10, the release stated.
According to the release, Bryan Koon, director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, will deliver the second keynote address on Friday, April 11, entitled, "A Big-Picture View of Emergency Management."
Education sessions will cover a wide range of topics including: Unique applications of building science for restoration projects; mentoring project managers; forensic perspectives on environmental engineering aspects of property losses; the changing claims environment from the third-party administrator perspective; an update on the Florida ruling involving profit and overhead; and a look at the unique health risks restoration contractors encounter, the release noted.
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