Press Release: Upcoming PIRC Agenda Addresses Industry Issues

Upcoming Property Insurance & Restoration Conference (PIRC) Agenda Addresses Industry Issues

Estimating-Data Integrations, Background Checks, and Requirements of a Restorer are just a few of the discussion topics slated for July 19 meeting

The Property Insurance & Restoration Conference (PIRC) has released the preliminary agenda for the upcoming meeting on July 19, 2018, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago Wood Dale- Elk Grove with an all-day meeting followed by a reception. This agenda is based on issues relevant to industry segment discussions and participant feedback, including many items that have been in recent news.

A special presentation, “Estimating Systems and Data: Study of Data Extraction, Integrations of Platforms, Ownership, and Sharing” will be presented by Fred Iantorno, Executive Director of the data standards association Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA). Mr. Iantorno will dive into data standards and include a look at the parallel auto industry issues. The CIECA has already spent efforts in researching property industry standards for estimatics and data extraction, with information to share to the body.

Covering topics such as background check standardization, best practices for photo documentation, defining roles of restorers, consultants and insurers to the claims process, the meeting will continue to expand discussions centered around bettering the overall industry. Several additional timely topics are slated for in-depth dialogue by those in attendance, and none more important than the defining requirements of a professional Restorer.

The PIRC, a uniquely-formatted conference held in the restoration industry, to be interactive and discussion-based for attendees. Where most other conference attendees participate in learning-type environments, this format is meant to have topic-led discussions between all industry segments that lead to issue identification, transparency, and possible solutions where applicable.