WESTERN CONFERENCE2023-11-20T04:35:49-05:00

Join Tommy along with 250 industry leaders at our MCIEF Western Conference for excellent education and business networking opportunities October 15-18 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix.

Event: 2024 MCIEF Western Conference – In Person & Virtual
πŸ—“οΈ Date: October 15 – 18, 2024
πŸ“ Location: Hyatt Regency Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

2023 MCIEF Western Conference Wrap-Up

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
1 pm – 4:50 pm – MCIEF sponsored Networking and Private Meetings

Block 1: General Session (4 CE Hours)
1 pm – 4:50 pm – CE Class: Considerations When Hiring A Driver
Presenters:
Tommy Ruke,Β Gina Kesler, Justin Reed, Heather Linn Dunlap, Amanda Gallegos & James MacArthur
Β» Learning Objectives & Presenters

5 pm – 7 pm – MCIEF Opening Gala Reception Sponsored by CAB
7 pm and later – Member private functions – hotel coordination possible

Thursday, May 18, 2023
7 am – 8 am – MCIEF Working breakfast for all registrants

Block 2: General Session (4 CE Hours)
CE Class: Changes In Regulation And Research Findings Affecting The Trucking Industry
8 am – 9:45 am – Session 1: FMCSA Changes in Regulation
Presenter: David Heller
10:15 am – 12 pm – Session 2: ATRI Study Effect on Motor Carrier Operations
Presenter:
Dan Murray
Β» Learning Objectives & Presenters

12 pm – 1 pm – MCIEF Sponsor’s Luncheon for all registrants

Block 3: BREAKOUT Session (4 CE Hours)
CE Class: Promise to Pay and Duty To Defend
1 pm – 2:45 pm – Session 1: Principles of Effective Claims Handling
Presenters:
Β Keith Dunlap,John Liberatore,Larry Rabinovich
3:15 pm – 5 pm – Session 2: Proactive Claim Approach – The Benefits of Prompt Settlement
Presenters:
Clif Cameron,James Beam
Β» Learning Objectives & Presenters

Block 4: IN-PERSON ONLY BREAKOUT Session (4 CE Hours)
CE Class: Implication Of Inspections And New Technology
1 pm – 2:45 pm – Session 1: Truck Technology – Safety and Claims
Presenters:
Β John Steiner, Tamara Cook
3:15 pm – 5 pm – Session 2: Truck Inspection – Effect on Underwriting and Claims
Presenters:
Phillip Wigginton, Daniel Vega, William Derbes, John Love

Β» Learning Objectives & Presenters

5 pm – 7 pm – MCIEF Sponsors Marketplace for all registrants
7 pm and later – Member private functions – hotel coordination possible

Friday, May 19, 2023
6:30 am – 8 am – Breakfast for all registrants

Block 5: General Session (4 CE Hours)
CE Class: Matters That Influence Shipper/Broker – Trucker Relationships
8 am – 9:45 am – Session 1: Myths Shippers/Brokers Believe
Presenter:
J.W. Taylor
10 am – 12 pm – Session 2: Meeting Shipper/Broker Requirements
Presenters:
J.W. Taylor, Dean Croke, Dan Ronan
Β» Learning Objectives & Presenters

12 pm – Meeting Adjourns

  • For Breakout Sessions, students will choose to attend either Option 1 or Option 2 and will attend the sessions only in thier option.
  • Breakout Option 2, Group 2 will be a repeat of Option 2, Group 1 in order to keep the size of class smaller.
  • To earn CE credit for any of the 4-hour courses, students must attend both Sessions A & B of that Course, in their entirety and complete attendance and attentiveness verification protocols (all required sign in/out sheets for in person and maintain electronic login/out and all required attendance poll question responses for virtual).
  • No partial credit will be given for partial attendance in any given 4-hour CE course.
  • Continuing Education: Each CE class will be filed with a request for 4-hours of CE credit in all states except Hawaii. No credit is offered until approval is granted by the state.

12 Hours of Education Sessions – $650 in person, $400 virtually.
(All certified for Continuing Education)

16 Hours of Education Sessions – $750 in person, $500 virtually.
(All certified for CIC Update and Continuing Education)

Prices plus applicable CE fees.

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 Conferences have 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 Western 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

OUR HIGHEST-RATED MEETING WITH 22 GREAT TEACHING FELLOWS!
MAY 17-19, 2023!
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Join Tommy along with 250 industry leaders at our 2nd MCIEF Western Conference for excellent education and business networking opportunities May 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. This year our Western Conference offers a dedicated private business meeting session, up to 16 hours of education qualified for CIC update certification, improved social events, and our very best MCIEF and Thomas Ruke Fellows. Space is limited; registration is strong, so register now!

2023 MCIEF Opening Gala Reception Sponsor:

2023 MCIEF Western Conference Gold Sponsors:

2023 MCIEF Western Conference Networking and Private Meetings Sponsor:

our participants said

Research Results from ATRI and the meet and greet session and Supply Chain/Intermodal Operations

What was your favorite experience or moment of the event?

I was most excited about seeing so many folks that I haven’t seen in a few years (pre-covid). Otherwise, the ATRI research presentation was one I enjoyed the most.

What was your favorite experience or moment of the event?

All the speakers were fantastic and informative.

What was your favorite experience or moment of the event?

Networking Learning the complexities of a trucking company

What was your favorite experience or moment of the event?

The first session learning from three industry veterans on the state of the transportation market.

What was your favorite experience or moment of the event?

The presenters were very knowledgeable about the subjects. I liked the Claim presentation the most as it gave information on how to help avoid the reptilian theory losses.

What was your favorite experience or moment of the event?
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