2024 DRI Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute

March 13–15, 2024 | Chicago, Illinois

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Gain Expert Insight and Connect with Insurance Professionals in Chicago!

DRI Members can register now and get best pricing thanks to exclusive, limited-time Early Access Registration! Everyone else can take advantage of Early Bird Registration starting December 14 through January 29. View registration information here.

Join us this March in Chicago at DRI’s flagship seminar for insurance executives, claim professionals, and outside counsel. The 2024 Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute promises to provide an array of outstanding speakers to keep you up to date on the latest developments in the industry and current trends in insurance coverage. The seminar will provide skills-based instruction and litigation guidance for coverage attorneys, as well as multiple opportunities to network. The Windy City welcomes you!

What You Will Learn:

  • Hear about the latest developments in critical areas of insurance coverage law.
  • Hone skills with respect to preparing and defending corporate representatives for depositions in coverage and bad faith cases.
  • Venture into how artificial intelligence is shaping the future of insurance.
  • Gain practical insight into how third parties affect insurance litigation.
  • Develop best practices for defending construction defect coverage claims.

Expand Your Network By:

  • Attending the Dine-Arounds at great restaurants with new and old friends.
  • Engaging in the DRI Networking Lunch.
  • Participating in the DRI service project and DRI for Life event.
  • Attending the Thursday night Premier Networking Reception.

Panel Counsel Meetings with Major Companies
Take advantage of the opportunity to engage with key industry companies* including:

  • TBD

*Subject to change

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Thank You to DRI's Insurance Law Committee Leadership

Matthew J. Lavisky
Matthew J. Lavisky
Program Chair
Ashlyn Capote
Ashlyn Capote
Program Vice Chair
Lauren Boone
Lauren Boone
Industry Chair
Jonathan Schwartz
Jonathan Schwartz
Committee Chair
Melanie C. Lockett
Melanie Lockett
Committee Vice Chair
Daniel W. Gerber
Daniel W. Gerber
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Registration Information

DRI Members enjoy exclusive early access to seminar registration. Don’t miss this limited-time opportunity to secure your spot before other registrants, and at the lowest price. Everyone else can register for Early Bird starting December 14 through January 29.

DRI Members - Register Today!

Non-Member Registration Options:

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Member Pricing Non-Member Pricing Non-Member Bundle ^
Member Only Early Access
(Now thru Dec. 13)
$1,195 Not Offered Not Offered
Early Bird Registration*
(Dec 14.–Jan. 29)
$1,395 $1,795 $1,715
Regular Registration*
(Jan. 30–Mar. 12)
$1,595 $1,995 $1,915
Onsite Registration $1,695 $2,095 $2,015
Group Registration (Non-Sponsored)** $1,095 per person $1,095 per person $1,095 per person
Government Government members will receive the applicable government rate for the seminar upon login. If the government rate does not appear after logging in, please call DRI directly at (312) 795-1101 to receive the discounted rate. Invoices can be sent after purchase upon request.

Not a DRI Member? Select the Non-Member Bundle and Save!

^ Not a DRI Member and new to DRI? Take advantage of the Non-Member / Trial Membership Bundle and receive up to 9 months of membership when you register for the DRI Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute. You’ll be able to add this special offer to your cart at check out. Note: Trial membership processing can take up to 30 days from the date of purchase, please contact DRI Customer Service with any questions.

Learn more about membership at DRI and get started on your DRI journey today!

*If your membership recently lapsed, please renew your membership prior to registering to ensure you receive your discounted member rate. If you would like to join DRI to receive the member pricing and see the benefits of becoming a member, click here to go to the Application page.

**Group registration is for registering four or more attendees, members and non-members. There is one free registration with every 10 registrations. You must lock in the rate three weeks prior to the seminar. If you want to register for the group pricing, fill out the form here (online registration is not available for this offering).

Networking Events

Premier Networking Event at the XXXXX
Sponsored by: ABC

Date: Wednesday, Month Day from 7:00–10:00 p.m.
Pricing: Free when you register for the seminar (guest tickets $100 each, available at check-out)
Location: XXXXX, Address, City, State


Agenda with Speakers

*Schedule and Speakers subject to change

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Time (Central) Program
1:00 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. Networking / Cocktail Hour
7:30 p.m. Dine-Arounds

Join colleagues and friends at selected restaurants for dinner (on your own).

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Time (Central) Program
8:30 a.m. Registration & Coffee Service

Get to know the early risers in our group over a cup of coffee.
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

Daniel W. Gerber, Gerber, Ciano, Kelly, Buffalo, NY
Matthew Lavisky, Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig, Tampa, FL
9:15 a.m. CLE Session
10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. CLE Session
11:30 a.m. CLE Session
12:30 p.m. DRI Cares Project

More details to come.
12:30 p.m. DRI Networking Lunch

More details to come.
2:00 p.m. CLE Session
3:00 p.m. CLE Session
4:00 p.m. CLE Session
5:00 p.m. Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute Committee Meeting (open to all attendees)
6:00 p.m. Premier Networking Reception

Join fellow seminar attendees at our Premier Networking Reception. More details to come.
8:00 p.m. Dine-Arounds

Join colleagues and friends at selected restaurants for dinner (on your own).

Friday, March 15, 2024

Time (Central) Program
8:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee Service

Get to know the early risers in our group over a cup of coffee.
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Announcements

Ashlyn Capote, Goldberg Segalla LLP, Buffalo, NY
9:10 a.m. CLE Session
10:10 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. CLE Session
11:30 a.m. CLE Session
12:30 p.m. Adjourn

Headquarters Hotel Information

A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available at the Loews Chicago Hotel, 455 N Park Dr, Chicago, IL 60611. Take advantage of the group rate of $169.00 Single/Double in one of two ways:

The hotel block is limited, and rooms and rates are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must make reservations by February 13, 2024, to be eligible for the hotel's group rate. Requests for reservations made after February 13 are subject to room and rate availability.

CLE Information

Earn up to 9.00 hours of continuing legal education hours (CLE) from this seminar.

View CLE Credit by State

CLE Late Fees


DRI's Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute is proudly sponsored by:

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig Skarzynski Marick

If you would like to contact DRI about seminar sponsorship opportunities, including pricing, or to reserve a spot, please go to Advertising and Sponsorship.

DRI Cares

Blessings in a Backpack

Blessings in a Backpack Who Will Feed the Kids this Weekend?

Please join us in supporting Blessings in a Backpack, an organization that mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for school-aged children across America who might otherwise go hungry. Seminar attendees will have the opportunity to fill bags of food on the way to the joint networking lunch on Thursday, January 18th. Feeding a child before you feed yourself is a wonderful way to support children and families in the Phoenix community.

Donate to Blessings in a Backpack

Other Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding DRI programs, please contact DRI Customer Service at 312.795.1101 or custservice@dri.org.