Please join us for our FREE educational event exploring important risk management issues facing design professionals, and we would love for you to attend. Participants will have the opportunity to earn up to 3 Continuing Education (CE) credits.

This seminar takes place on Tuesday, October 16th at Mendakota Country Club (tentative due to recent fire) for this exciting educational event.


Keynote Presentations

Through an outstanding line-up of speakers, guests will gain unique insight into these important risk management topics:

8:15 – 9:45 a.m.

Lessons Learned from Recent Design Litigation Court Decisions

(1.5 CE Credits/HSW)

J. Kent Holland, J.D. – Construction Risk, LLC

Mr. Holland is a nationally recognized construction lawyer located in Virginia with over 30 years of experience. He provides risk management consulting services to design professionals, contractors, and attorneys on construction projects. He is the founder of the risk management consulting firm, ConstructionRisk, LLC  and  is a frequent speaker across the country on issues facing the design community. Mr. Holland is a published author of numerous books and articles providing risk management advice to the design community.  His firm provides extensive contract review services for design firms as well as insurance carriers and brokers.

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Contract Administration/Construction Phase Management (1.0 CE/HSW Credits)

J. Kent Holland, J. D.

11:15 – 12:00 p.m.

Seth Hausman – Managing Director, Kraus-Anderson Risk Innovation

(.5 CE Credits)

Mr. Hausman brings over 25 years of construction risk assessment and operational leadership.  He has extensive experience leading underwriting businesses, serving large and small contractors including evaluation of risk and understanding of risk mitigation strategies.  In addition, Seth has lead large enterprise process and technology transformation projects, leading to efficiency gains and operational improvements.  He works as an extension of a client’s management team facilitating the many processes associated with operational risk management and quality decisions.  His combination of detail orientation and problem-solving skills enables companies to add discipline and efficiencies, while growing profitably.  Seth focuses not just on priorities and recommendations, but also on successful change management and implementation.


Program Details

Mendakota Country Club 
2075 Mendakota Dr. Mendota Heights, MN >>>

Join us Tuesday, October 16th from 8:15am to 12:00pm at the Mendakota Country Club.

Coffee and breakfast will also be made available starting at 8:00am. Should you have any questions about the event we hope you will not hesitate to contact our event management personnel.


Event Contact

Johnna Wangensteen – Account Executive

As an Account Executive in our Architect & Engineer Practice Group, I am responsible for ensuring an exceptional guest experience. If you have any questions or concerns about the event or the information being presented, I encourage you to contact me via the information below.

Email: jwangensteen@kainsurance.com 
Direct: 952.707.8260