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I started my conference circuit last month at the NAMIC Claims Conference in Arizona, and will continue my sojourn to three other conferences before the end of this month. As I visited with claims professionals from across the country, I realized just how important it is to attend industry events.

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Patricia L. Harman

Patricia L. Harman is the editor-in-chief of Claims magazine, a contributing editor to, and chairs the annual America's Claims Event (ACE), which focuses on providing claims professionals with cutting-edge education and networking opportunities. She covers auto, property & casualty, workers' compensation, fraud, risk and cybersecurity, and is a frequent speaker at insurance industry events. Contact her at [email protected]