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Safe & Sound: The SOCOTEC Condominium Leadership Summit

Thu 03/28/2024 - 08:30

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Le Meridien Dania Beach at Fort Lauderdale Airport - 1825 Griffin Road, Dania Beach, FL 33004

    100+
    Attendees
    10+
    Speakers
    3
    Trending Industry Discussions
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28Mar 2024

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Suly Encalada

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Join us in person at Safe & Sound: The SOCOTEC Condominium Leadership Summit for expert advice about leading safe, financially healthy, and well-maintained condominium buildings. 

The Safe & Sound Summit has been designed for condominium association board members and senior level property management company executives. There is no cost to attend. The event is by invitation only as space is limited - please RSVP using the link below.

Agenda

Time

Event/Panel

8:30 - 9:00
Registration and Check-in
9:00 - 9:15
Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 - 10:00
Legislative Update: Latest from Tallahassee
10:15 - 11:15 
Insurance Outlook & Cost Saving Measures
11:30 - 12:30
Well-Maintained Building Best Practices 

12:30 - 1:45

Working Lunch, Q&A, and Networking

Panel 1: Legislative Update: Latest from Tallahassee

Florida state politicians, attorneys and Tallahassee insiders delve into the latest updates coming from the state capital, unpacking the implications of new building safety rules and regulations surrounding condominium communities. From legal perspectives to community impact, the panel aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the evolving landscape that will shape the obligations of association board members and the future dynamics of Florida condominium living.

Panel 2: Insurance Outlook & Cost Saving Measures

Industry leaders analyze the intricate intersection of Florida's insurance requirements and banking realities, exploring their profound effects on condominium community finances. Delving into the challenges and opportunities, the panel aims offer insights into successfully navigating the increasingly complex dynamics of insurance and banking for condominium communities.

Panel 3: Well-Maintained Building Best Practices

An engineer, project manager, life safety consultant, contractor and legal advisor converge to share strategic insights on optimizing compliance with state building safety regulations. Drawing on their diverse expertise, the panel explores innovative approaches and best practices to meet the evolving regulations efficiently and cost effectively with as little disruption as possible to day-to-day life at the community.

Speakers

  • Panel 1: Legislative Update: Latest from Tallahassee
  • Panel 2: Insurance Outlook & Cost Saving Measures
  • Panel 3: Well-Maintained Building Best Practices
  • Jeffrey MARCIC

    Associate Principal, SOCOTEC (SLS Consulting, a SOCOTEC Company)

  • Bruce MASIA

    Vice President/Partner, KW Property Management and Consulting

  • Michael POU

    Principal, SOCOTEC (DSS Condo, a Division of SOCOTEC)

  • Jason RODGERS-DA CRUZ

    Equity Shareholder and Trial Attorney, Siegfried Rivera

  • Casey WARD

    Principal Engineer, SOCOTEC (formerly Forge Engineering)

  • Josh BURKETT

    Lobbyist/Consultant, Mark Anderson Consulting

  • David HABER

    Managing & Founding Partner, Cobert, Haber & Haber

  • Lawrence LINEKAR

    Executive Vice President, Hub International

  • Matt MINCHOW

    Executive Director Community Association, First National Bank of Omaha

  • James SCHUMAKER

    Executive Vice President of Business Development, Castle Group

  • Adam SNITZER

    Principal, SOCOTEC (DSS Condo, a Division of SOCOTEC)

  • Donna BERGER

    Equity Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff

  • Josh BURKETT

    Lobbyist/Consultant, Mark Anderson Consulting

  • David DIESTEL

    Chief Executive Officer, FirstService Residential

  • Chip LAMARCA

    State Representative, Florida State House of Representatives

  • Michael YORK

    Director of Business Development, SOCOTEC (formerly Forge Engineering)

What You Will Learn

Speaking Panel

Take away these key learning objectives:

  1. How your association can best cope with the latest building-safety legislation, insurance requirements, banking realities, and repair costs.
  2. How to comply with the latest state regulations for structural inspections, reserve requirements, and life/safety systems.
  3. How to navigate the insurance industry’s outlook, latest requirements, and future trends.
  4. How to best meet your fiduciary obligations as an association board member or property manager.
  5. How to utilize best practices in efficiently conducting repairs and maintenance.
  6. How to help your community save money and control costs.
  7. How to best understand and manage unit owner concerns.

Who You Will Meet

Networking

Engage with condominium community experts, all dedicated to helping Florida condominium residents live in safe, financially healthy, and well-maintained buildings:

  • Legislators
  • Senior Property Managers
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Attorneys
  • Bankers
  • Insurance Advisors