Specialist subsidence event agenda released 

The agenda for ILC’s Home & Property Specialist Subsidence event has been released – exploring the progress and challenges associated with the 2022 subsidence surge. 

ILC’s Home & Property Subsidence Claims specialist conference returns on Thursday, 7 March 2024 at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (Coventry), backed for the second consecutive year by Headline Sponsor: Optera; along with Gold Sponsor: Shire Structures Ltd and 360Globalnet; and Silver Sponsors: Courtesy Kitchens & Bathrooms, Flawless Soil Testing, Innovation Group, Leviat Ltd, Sedgwick and Vivre Stays Ltd.  

Split into three key sections: where are we now?; what are the major blocks and challenges?; and environmental issues and tree management challenges, the event will follow-up on last year’s conference to examine the status-quo and understand more of developments across the sector. 

Participants scheduled to join discussions on the day are:  

  • Anthony Byars, Liability Risk Consultant, Zurich Resilience Solutions   
  • Sarah Dodd, Founder, Tree Law Ltd 
  • Chris Carlton, New Business & Key Client Director, Geobear 
  • Alex Finch, Commercial Director, Optera Ltd 
  • Jemma Garrett, Founder & Laboratory/Managing Director, Flawless Soil Testing Ltd 
  • Liam Hanlon, Managing Director, The Forshaw Group & Chair, The Subsidence Forum 
  • Ron Mace, Director, Shire UK 
  • Sne Patel, Subsidence Consultant, Innovation Group 
  • Suzanne Reid, Technical Claims Manager, Property & Liability, esure 
  • Richard Rollitt, Technical Director, Innovation Group 
  • Kevin Williams, Head of Subsidence & Valuations, Sedgwick 
  • Steve Winks, Supply Chain Executive, AXA 
  • Steve Wright, Head of Technical Services, GHG Solutions Ltd 

A number of insurers are already confirmed to attend, including AXA, Admiral Group, Ageas, Allianz, The AA, Aviva, Covéa, Direct Line Group, Ecclesiastical, esure Group, First Central, Hastings Direct, Lloyds Banking Group, LV=, Markerstudy, NFU Mutual, RSA, Saga and Zurich Insurance.  

To find out more about the event, see the full agenda and book tickets click here.

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