15 May 2014  
The MIIAA is involved in the presentation of some of the key medical indemnity industry events internationally. As well as our local Annual Forum, we are actively involved in the organisation of the Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA) International Conference. This year, these events will be held within a month of each other, the MIIAA Annual Forum on 18 September in Melbourne and the PIAA International Conference from 8-10 October in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

We would encourage you to stay informed about these events and attend them if you are able, they represent the best opportunity to stay up to date with the local and international issues that are impacting on the medical indemnity industry in 2014.

MIIAA Annual Forum - 18 September 2014
The 2014 MIIAA Annual Forum will be held on Thursday 18 September 2014 at the Grand Hyatt in Melbourne.

The theme this year is The Medico-Legal Environment: Responding to Consumer, Regulator and Practitioner Expectations.

We are bringing together a broad range of expert speakers and look forward to you joining us in Melbourne for this key industry event.

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PIAA International Conference 2014
The MIIAA hosted the last PIAA International Conference in Melbourne in 2011. VvAA and MediRisk, together with PIAA, now cordially invite you to join your colleagues in the medical professional liability insurance and indemnification sector, from around the world, October 8-10, 2014, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Be part of the 2014 PIAA International Conference.  It is an experience like no other.

Conference Theme: “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: How Threats Can Become Opportunities in Medical Liability”

At the 2014 PIAA International Conference, you’ll discover an engaging program full of thought-provoking topics. You’ll meet up with representatives from a broad diversity of countries from around the globe, convening in one historic location to discuss their ideas and what they have learned about medical liability, patient safety, and other key topics. The conference brings together CEOs, COOs, senior-level insurance professionals, board members, and other key players in the international medical liability community.  They all share a need to stay informed and knowledgeable about the key issues and trends that have real-world ramifications for every professional who does business in the field of medical professional liability insurance and indemnification.

Attached you will find the complete program for conference: all of the exciting sessions and inspiring speakers.  Also attached is a reprint of an article from PIAA’s Inside Medical Liability Magazine, which provides more detail about the conference itself and its unparalleled setting.

Venue: Renaissance Marriott Hotel and Koepelkerk (Domed Church)

The 2014 PIAA International Conference will take place in the historic Koepelkerk (Domed Church), adjacent to the Marriott Renaissance Hotel Amsterdam. This 17th-century structure was constructed in an impressive Byzantine architectural style, but it now features high-tech conference rooms. The Marriott Renaissance Hotel Amsterdam is located in the historic city center of Amsterdam. This contemporary hotel offers charming accommodations that include amenities such as WiFi and flat-screen TVs.  To reserve your room, click here.  Note: Hotel rooms are offered on a space-available basis only and may sell out at any time. Early reservations are strongly advised.  To reserve hotel rooms during pre- or post-conference dates (other than Wednesday, October 8 through Saturday, October 11), please contact the hotel directly.

Amsterdam Awaits You!
We are truly excited about this conference. Plan now, so you don’t miss this exciting event! It is your best chance in 2014 to learn from and network with your international colleagues.

Register Today!
To register, or for more information, please go to www.piaa2014.com.

We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam in October!