Registration is now underway for the 2012 NAPSLO E&S School, scheduled to take place June 11-14 at the Eric P. Newman Education Center in St Louis.
The deadline to register for the school is May 7 and the cost of the school is $1,200. Registration materials can be downloaded from the NAPSLO website.
The E&S School's curriculum will focus on nine segments: Cops - Regulation and oversight of the E&S industry; Distribution System - The complexity, purpose and variations in the E&S market; E&S Marketing - The basics of marketing; Market Dynamics - The study of changing environments and leadership in the E&S market; MGAs and Brokers - How MGAs and Brokers maintain, market and manage business with an emphasis on Internet technology; Risk Takers - Characteristics of surplus lines and admitted markets; The Confusement of the Business - Definitions, acronyms and professionalism in the E&S market; The Lloyd’s Market - An overview of the role and practices of Lloyd’s in the marketplace; and Where’s The Money? - The importance of reviewing financial statements and accounting procedures.
A focal point of the school will be the Perspectives from the Top by Gail Soja, President of Chubb Custom Insurance Company. In addition, there will be an Executive Panel featuring Wendy Houser, Managing Director of Wholesale Marketing, Markel Corporation; Lana Parks, CPCU, CIC, President, The Parks Group; and Mark Patterson, Executive Vice President, Partners Specialty Group, LLC.