Professor Jay Feinman, Author of "Delay, Deny, Defend" set to speak in Christchurch

Posted on 18/02/2013 by

Professor Jay Feinman, the authour of the book "Delay, Deny, Defend" will be making the trip to Christchurch, NZ to speak at various events around the city.  Our own, Michael Childress and Katherine Smith Dedrick are scheduled to speak alongside Prof Feinman.  Below is a list of the events as they occur:


Wednesday, 20 March, 2013 -

5:00 – 7:00pm   NZ Property Council South Island Branch Monthly Meeting

Keynote Speakers:  Jay Feinman - Author of Delay Deny Defend

Michael Childress - Partner of Risk Worldwide NZ


Thursday, 21 March, 2013 -

12:00pm   Seismics and The City Conference Christchurch – Keynote Speech Session:  “Clearing the Decks”

12:00 to 12:15    Presentation by Jay Feinman

12:15 to 12:25    Dialogue conversation between Jay Feinman and a local lawyer Sarah Miles, who wrote a book called “The Christchurch Fiasco and the Insurance Aftershock”.

The intention is to use this dialogue as a bridge between Jay’s presentation and the panel discussion to follow.

12:35 to 1:00       Panel Discussion

Moderator – Brendon Burns  - former Christchurch Central Labour MP and also a former journalist.

Panelist:              Jay Feinman

                             Tim Grafton – New CEO of the Insurance Council

                             Katherine Smith Dedrick – RW Partner

                             Sarah Miles – former investment banking lawyer and psychotherapist

1:30 to 2:00         Lunch

2:00 to 2:40         Workshop session – Where conference participants can chose this work stream or others to attend and hear more from the speakers.  Jay and Katherine Smith Dedrick will participate in this session.

5:00-7:00pm       Networking Cocktail Evening for Seismics and the City Conference


Friday, 22 March, 2013 -

12:00 - 2:00pm   Lunch with Jay Feinman at “The George”

Jay Feinman, Bevan Stone, Michael Kerr, John Dallison, Partners of RWW, Business Development Team of RW and others

 4:00 – 6:00pm    Risk Worldwide and Lane Neave invite you to meet the author of Delay, Deny, Defend Dr Jay Feinman – Cocktail evening

Location:              Risk Worldwide NZ office, 242 Ferry Road, Christchurch

Invitees:              Lane Neave and RW top 20 clients each

Sponsored by:   Lane Neave and Risk Worldwide