2022 ANNUAL CONFERENCE2022-06-30T11:04:47-04:00


October 5 – 7, 2022

Our 10th Annual Conference in Orlando promises to be our best yet. We will provide the best speakers, cover the most current issues and give truly interesting content to every attendee, whether you attend in person or by virtual live feed. All this while qualifying for16 total hours of eligible continuing education in a great, friendly environment. This meeting is a must for all transportation insurance professionals.



Wednesday, October 5
5 pm – 7 pm – Meet & Greet Reception 1

Thursday, October 6
General Session 1 (4 CE Credits)
8 am – 10 am – Update from Washington – Dave Heller
10 am – 12 pm – ATRI Update – Dan Murray

Breakout Sessions 1 & 2* (4 CE Credits)
1 pm – 3 pm – Session 1
3 pm – 5 pm – Session 2
5 pm – 7 pm – Meet & Greet Reception 2

Friday, October 7
Breakout Sessions 3 & 4* (4 CE Credits)
8 am – 10 am – Session 1
10 am – 12 pm – Session 2

General Session 2 (4 CE Credits)
12:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Jay Taylor, John Elliott and Garth Pitzel

*Breakout Sessions

Six breakout sessions are offered, two on Thursday afternoon and two on Friday morning. Attendees will choose four of the six offerings below:

  1. Insuring Motor Carrier That Hires Drivers of Commercial Vehicles – Current Issues regarding Driver training, retention and expanding the National pool of qualified drivers.
    Tom Bray, Ellen Voie and John Love
  2. New Cargo Exposure and How Your Policy Covers Them –  The current coverage and legal issues facing brokers, carriers and freight forwarders relating to motor truck cargo insurance.
    Bridgette Blitch and Scott Cornell
  3. Decoding Hazmat – Understanding the unique exposures and underwriting needs of risks that haul hazardous commodities.
    Drew Easton and Joe Beaman 
  4. Managing Expectations in the Midst of Litigation – After the claim occurs, an analysis of the legal and coverage issues for liability claims that are not yet settled.
    Rob Moseley
  5. Obtaining the Data From On-Board Devices & Contract Requirements – The legal and contractual requirements needed to use recorded events for safety and claims purposes.
    Fred Marcinak and Phillip Wigginton
  6. Transportation Legal RisksAnalysis of the current regulatory and legal issues facing the trucking industry. Labor, Infrastructure, supply chain and more.
    Greg Feary

The following is a partial list of speakers.
We are grateful to each of them for their expertise and commitment to MCIEF:

Bridgette Blitch Shareholder at Blitch Westley Barrette, S.C.
Tom Bray Editorial Industry Consultant – J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
Drew Easton Executive Vice President/Branch Leader – AmWINS Transportation Underwriters, Inc.
Greg Feary President & Managing Partner – Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary
Dave Heller Vice President of Government Affairs – Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)
Fredric Marcinak – Founding Partner – Moseley Marcinak Law Group LLP
Rob Moseley – Founding Partner – Moseley Marcinak Law Group LLP
Dan Murray
 Senior Vice President – The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)
Jay Taylor Managing Member –  Taylor Johnson
Ellen Voie President & CEO – Women in Trucking
Joe Beaman – Principal Geologist – Highlands Environmental Solutions, Inc
Phillip Wigginton – National Director – Risk Management Services – Nationwide E&S/Specialty
John Elliott – President – Truckload Carriers Association
Garth Pitzel – Director, Safety and Driver Development – Bison Transport, Inc.

“This is THE transportation insurance event of the year. In our 10th year, this promises to be the biggest and best yet. We’ve built a great agenda and our panel of speakers is eager to share their wealth of knowledge with all of our members. Everyone from MCIEF, especially Tommy, is excited to see you this October in Orlando.”

Gary Flaherty
Vice President – Contract Underwriting, Nationwide E&S/Specialty
Chairman – MCIEF Board of Directors

“Anyone who is involved in our segment of the marketplace and does not attend the conference is conspicuous by their absence. There is no other place anywhere to network with all facets of our distribution system, retailers, wholesalers, MGA’s, and company markets along with 16 hours of trucking-specific education.”

John Love
MCIEF – Executive Director

The 2022 Annual Conference in Orlando combines opportunities to meet with other insurance professionals while we all keep current on motor carriers’ insurance needs and operations. This year’s educational offering will again be great, featuring an excellent lineup of speakers. At our opening session, attendees will learn about changes from Washington over the past year.

Register early because we are expecting a capacity crowd this year!

Tommy Ruke
Founder & Education Director – MCIEF

2022 MCIEF CONFERENCE Sponsorship

Share your brand, products, and services with the hundreds of enthusiastic and engaged commercial trucking fans who attend our conference, in person and virtually. MCIEF Annual Conference has gained a reputation as a showcase for forward-thinking ideas and positions your organization as a mover and shaker in the insurance industry.

With a 2022 MCIEF Conference Sponsorship package, your firm, organization or brand will profit from:

  • Association with the MCIEF organization
  • Direct engagement with MCIEF members
  • Recognition of your brand as a supporter of the continuous need for affordable quality insurance education
  • Exposure of your brand through MCIEF marketing
Sponsorship Package

Each year MCIEF members, Transportation Risk Specialist designees, and other insurance and risk management professionals interested in the transportation industry will have the opportunity to attend and participate in the MCIEF Annual Conference. The conference is designed for individuals wishing to remain current and thereby well-equipped to confidently provide insurance and related services within the ever-changing environment that motor carriers operate.

This conference is qualified for 12 or 16 hours of CE credits in all states for participants who are required to maintain such credits.

Annual Motor Carrier Conference participation is also an available option for satisfying the TRS Designation biennial update requirement.

Open to MCIEF Members Only.

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