Willis Announces 17th Annual Construction Risk Management Conference
The Quest for Certainty in Construction Risk Management
DALLAS, April 11, 2011 -Willis North America’s Construction Practice, a unit of Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH),
the global insurance broker, announced the 17th Annual Willis Construction Risk Management Conference in Dallas, Texas
April 19 – 21, 2011.
This comprehensive event brings together leading experts in the construction, legal, insurance and surety business to discuss
the most important risk management issues facing the construction industry today.
“Currently, uncertainty exists in every aspect of the construction Industry,” said Paul Becker, Construction Practice Leader for
Willis North America. “Organizations are confronting economic uncertainty, an evolving legal and legislative landscape and uncertainty
over what insurance policies will really respond to. We are also seeing many firms adopt new
ways of building in the wake of the financial crisis. All of these developments impact risk
and a company’s ability to manage and finance risk,” he said.
|What:||The Quest for Certainty in Construction Risk Management|
|Date:||Tuesday, April 19 – Thursday, April 21, 2011 |
|Place:||InterContinental, Dallas, TX|
|Items of Discussion to Include: |
- An Industry View of Risks and Counterparties, Paul Becker, Willis
- Economic Forecast : Planning for an Uncertain Future, Dr. Keith R. Phillips, Senior Economist, Federal
Reserve Bank of Dallas
- LEAN Construction, Chuck Greco, CEO Linebeck Group
- Design for Safety: Driving Out Project
Costs, Frank Wampol, Corporate Safety Director, B.L. Harbert International
- Insurance Market Challenges, Panel Discussion with Insurance
- The Uncertainty of Environmental Risks in a more Environmentally Sensitive World, Anthony Wager, Willis North
The audience includes contractors, owners, construction professionals, project financiers and special purpose companies. A full agenda is
available by request.
Willis is a leading provider of insurance and risk management services to the construction industry, serving contractors,
owners, construction professionals, project financiers and special purpose companies. Willis has made a special commitment to
this industry in North America with a strong presence in more than 35 major cities in
the U.S. and Canada. We anticipate trends and issues in the construction industry and develop strategies
for our clients to use to improve risk profiles, lower cost and add profit through customized
risk management and financing programs.
Willis Group Holdings plc is a leading global insurance broker. Through its subsidiaries, Willis develops and delivers
professional insurance, reinsurance, risk management, financial and human resource consulting and actuarial services to corporations, public
entities and institutions around the world. Willis has more than 400 offices in nearly 120 countries,
with a global team of approximately 17,000 employees serving clients in virtually every part of the
world. Additional information on Willis may be found at www.willis.com.
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