2020 Insurance Defense Conference CalendarBuilding personal relationships at an industry conference is one of the best ways to develop new business.  A 2020 insurance defense conference calendar appears below, and is organized by date, from January through December, for your convenience. Each listing shows the sponsor / date / location.

COVID-19 ALERT: As of March 2020, most events in the foreseeable future are either cancelled or being offered in an online format. Check with the event sponsor for exact details. 


DRI Women in the Law
DRI, 1/22/2020, Scottsdale, AZ

National Conference on Employment Practices Liability Insurance
American Conference Institute (ACI), 1/27/2020, New York, NY

Coverage and Litigation Issues Surrounding
Sexual Harassment, Assault and Abuse Claims Conference
Perrin, 1/29/2020, New York, NY

33rd Annual Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Seminar
DRI, 1/30/2020, San Diego, CA


DRI Product Liability Conference
DRI, 2/5/2020, New Orleans, LA

NAMIC Annual Claims Conference
NAMIC, 2/11/2020, Amelia Island, FL

DRI Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Conference
DRI, 2/20/2020, Phoenix, AZ

Gaming Law Minefield Conference
ABA, 2/20/2020, Las Vegas, NV

2020 National Retail & Restaurant Defense Assn.
NRRDA Annual Conference, 2/26/2020, Newport Beach, CA

MARCH 2020

15th Annual Labor & Employment Law Best Practices for Public and Private Employers
The Seminar Group, 3/3-4/20, Billings, MT

Claims Conference & Insurance Services Expo 2020
PLRB, 3/8/2020, Washington, D.C.

6th Annual California Construction Law
The Seminar Group, 3/12-13/2020, Marina Del Rey, CA

Cutting-Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation Conference
Perrin, 3/16/2020, Beverly Hills, CA

CLM Annual Conference
CLM, 3/18/2020, Grapevine, TX

Construction Project Scheduling and Delay Claims
The Seminar Group, 3/20/2020, Seattle, WA

Litigation Skills Seminar
DRI, 03/18/20, Las Vegas, NV

9th Annual Cyber Liability Insurance
ExecuSummit, 3/23-24/20, Uncasville, CT

2020 National Conference on Equal Employment Opportunity Law
ABA, 3/25/2020, Carlsbad, CA

DRI Medical Liability and Health Care Law
DRI, 3/26/2020, Austin, TX

2020 Workers’ Compensation Midwinter Conference
ABA, 3/27/2020, New Orleans, LA

6th Annual Employment Practices Liability Insurance
ExecuSummit, Spring Session, 3/31-4/1/20, Florida venue TBA

APRIL 2020

DRI Construction Law
DRI, 4/1/2020, Chicago, IL

DRI Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute
DRI, 4/1/2020, Chicago, IL

TIDA Cargo Seminar
TIDA, 4/1/2020, Tempe, AZ

ACE Leadership Forum & Expo
PropertyCasualty360, 4/20/2020, New Orleans, LA

Association of Defense Trial Attorneys Annual Meeting
ADTA, 4/22/2020, Denver, CO

Intermountain Construction Defect & Dispute Conference
CDDC, 4/24/2020, Salt Lake City, UT

DRI Life, Health, Disability and ERISA
DRI, 4/29/2020, New Orleans, LA

National Legal Malpractice Conference
ABA, 4/29/2020, New Orleans, LA

DRI Trucking Law
DRI, 4/30/2020, Austin, TX

MAY 2020

RIMS Annual Conference and Exhibition 2020
RIMS, 5/3/2020, Denver, CO

16th Annual D&O Liability Insurance
ExecuSummit, 5/5-6/2020, Uncasville, CT

2020 MPL Association Conference
MPL (f/k/a PIAA), 5/6/2020, Washington, D.C.

Cannabis Law Seminar
DRI, 05/06/20, Boston, MA

Drug and Medical Device Litigation Seminar
DRI, 05/6-8/20, Boston, MA

Retail & Hospitality Litigation Seminar
DRI, 05/7-8/20, Orlando, FL

Business Litigation Super Conference
DRI, 05/14-15/20, Minneapolis, MN

2020 CLM Workers’ Compensation and Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Conference
CLM, 5/20/2020, Chicago, IL

Employment Law Conference – Mid-Year
National Employment Law Institute (NELI)
Chicago, IL, May 7 – 8, 2020
Washington, DC, May 14 – 15, 2020
Las Vegas, NV, May 21 – 22, 2020

Intellectual Property Seminar
DRI, 05/14-15/20, Minneapolis, MN

Fidelity & Surety Roundtable
DRI, 05/15/20, Chicago, IL

Employment & Labor Law Seminar
DRI, 05/20-22/20, Denver, CO

JUNE 2020

Midwest Construction Defect & Dispute Conference
CDDC, 6/12/2020, Chicago, IL

2020 CLM Focus Conference (June)
CLM, 6/17/2020, Chicago, IL

Environmental Risk & Litigation Conference
Perrin, 6/17/2020, New York, NY

JULY 2020

International Association of Defense Counsel Annual Meeting
IADC Centennial Celebration, 7/4/2020, Chicago, IL

2020 CLM Cyber, Management, and Professional Liability Conference
CLM, 7/8/2020, Boston, MA

Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting
FDDC, 7/26/2020, Southampton, Bermuda


Workers’ Compensation Institute Annual Conference
WCI, 8/16/2020, Orlando, FL


16th Annual Medical Liability Insurance
ExecuSummit, 9/8-9/20, Uncasville, CT

CLM Claims College
CLM, 9/9-12/2020, Baltimore, MD

Nursing Home / ALF Litigation Seminar
DRI, 09/10-11/20, Nashville, TN

Fire Science Seminar
DRI, 09/10-11/20, Washington, D.C.

2020 CLM Construction Conference
CLM, 9/30/2020, Chicago, IL

Professional Liability Defense Federation Annual Meeting
PLDF, Date and Details Pending

ABA 14th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference
American Bar Association, details to be announced


In2Risk 2020 – CPCU Society
Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters
CPCU, 10/8-10/2020, Washington, D.C.

TIDA 28th Annual Seminar
TIDA, 10/14/2020, Seattle, WA

IRMI Construction Risk Conference
IRMI, 10/18/2020, Washington, D.C.

DRI Annual Meeting
DRI, 10/21/2020, Washington, DC

National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference
NWCDC, 10/21/2020, Chicago, IL

2020 CLM Litigation Management Symposium
CLM, 10/22/2020, Loyola University, Chicago, IL

CLM Litigation Management Institute
CLM, 10/22-25/2020, Loyola University, Chicago, IL


2020 CLM Focus Conference (November)
CLM, 11/4-5/2020, Washington, D.C.
Focus on Cannabis, Environmental, Fraud, Property, Subrogation

2020 Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals
FICP Annual Conference, 11/18/2020, Washington, D.C.

Asbestos Medicine Seminar
DRI, 11/19-20/20, San Diego, CA


2020 CLM Focus Conference (New York) & Holiday Party
CLM, 12/3/2020, New York City

Insurance Coverage Symposium
DRI, 12/03-4/20, New York, NY

Professional Liability Seminar
DRI, 12/03-4/20, New York, NY

NOTE: Check this 2020 insurance defense conference calendar periodically, as we strive to keep it up to date.

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