Mealeys Additional Insured Conference (ACACON)

Venue: The Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel & Spa

Location: Pasadena, California, United States

Event Date/Time: May 16, 2005 End Date/Time: May 17, 2005
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Conference Chaired by

Tyrone R. Childress, Esq., Howrey Simon Arnold & White, LLP, Los Angeles

Mary E. McPherson, Esq.Tressler, Soderstrom, Maloney & Priess, Los Angeles

Registration Fee

The registration fee includes continental breakfast each day, one luncheon, attendance at all conference sessions, a copy of the conference handbook on CD, networking reception, and coffee breaks. The registration fee is $1145 for the first attendee.

How to Register

Fax is the best way to enroll, allowing us to attend to your registration immediately. Please fax this form to (610)768-0303, call 1-800-MEALEYS, (610)768-7800, e-mail or mail this form with payment to Mealey Publications, P.O. Box 62090, King of Prussia, PA 19406-0230. Receipt of payment guarantees your registration.

Special Discounts

• Corporate Discount — $200 off — $945

• Additional registrants from the same firm or company — $150 off — $995

• Government employees — one-third off — $765

• Sitting judges — attend free

• Paralegals — two-thirds off — $380

Special Needs

Should you have any special needs, please contact Mealey’s at least three weeks prior to the conference, to allow us time to make reasonable accommodations.

Cancellation Policy

Registrants who cancel on or before May 2nd will receive a full refund. Registrants canceling from May 3rd-May 9th will receive a full credit towards another Mealey’s conference. Cancellations made after May 9th will be subject to a 25% administrative fee; the remaining amount will be credited towards another Mealey’s conference. Credits must be used within one year of the date of issuance. Attendees who are paid in full and do not attend the conference forfeit a refund or a credit voucher. Substitutions may be made at any time.

Hotel Accommodations

The Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel & Spa is located at 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., just 45 minutes from Los Angeles International Airport. Attendees should make reservations directly with the hotel by calling 626-568-3900. When making reservations, indicate that you are attending Mealey’s Additional Insured Conference, May 16-17, 2005. A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees at a rate of $220 a night for a single or double room. The cut-off date for this rate is April 15th. After that date, this rate will be offered based on space availability. Please note, there are a limited number of rooms in our room block so make your reservations early.

For alternative hotels and rates, please call us at (610) 768-7800.

Conference on Audiotape

If you cannot attend this conference, take advantage of our new audiotape conference service. For more information call 1-800-MEALEYS or e-mail

CLE and CPCU Credit

CLE credit will be available for all mandatory CLE states. CPCU credit through the American Institute for CPCU is also available. For more information visit and click on ‘CLE Credit’, or call 1-800-Mealeys.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please call 1-800-MEALEYS for more information on exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities.

Speakers, sessions and times may be subject to last-minute changes.

Monday, May 16, 2005

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 Welcome & Introductory Remarks

Overview of Additional Insured Issues

Tyrone Childress, Howrey Simon Arnold & White Mary McPherson, Tressler Soderstrom Maloney & Priess

9:30 Underlying Contracts and Underwriting Considerations: Structuring the Deal with Insurance

Speakers to be announced

10:30 Morning Break

10:45 Confirming & Resolving Status of Insureds

Stephen Masterson, Howrey Simon Arnold & White

11:45 Networking Luncheon

1:15 The Scope of Additional Insureds Coverage

Speakers to be announced

2:15 Know Your Forms – The Status & Impact of
the New Forms

Speakers to be announced

2:45 Afternoon Break

3:00 Indemnity Provisions and Contractual Liability
Coverage: The Coverage Created by an Exclusion

Linda Bondi Morrison, Tressler Soderstrom Maloney
& Priess

Edward Joyce, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe

4:00 Allocation among Multiple Insurance Programs and Multiple Insurers

Speakers to be announced

5:00 Networking Reception

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

8:30 Continental Breakfast

9:00 Real World Application of Additional Insured Claims
A Claims Hypothetical Discussion

Tyrone Childress, Howrey Simon Arnold & White

Mary McPherson, Tressler, Soderstrom, Maloney
& Priess

10:00 Morning Break

10:15 Additional Insureds in Construction Industry Disputes

Policyholder perspective: Gregory Dillion, Newmeyer
& Dillion

Michael Bolechowski, Bishop Barry Howe Haney & Ryder

Additional speakers to be announced

11:15 Ethical Conflicts: Defending & Settling for Multiple

Speakers to be announced

12:15 Adjourn