Conference Registration Is Open

The September 12-13, 2023 NYPAA Annual Conference takes place at the TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport in Queens, New York.
Attendees may register for the five-hour Umpire and Appraiser Certification Course the first day for 5 CE credits: the Annual Conference with four education sessions plus a DFS presentation on the second day for 4 CE credits, or both days for 9 CE credits.

Day one registration includes the certification course, exam, and reception. Registration for day two includes all sessions, reception the night before, breakfast, breaks and lunch. Registration for both days includes all of these offers. See the current conference agenda below for more details.

Registration is open to all public adjusters. NYPAA members may register at the member rate by sending an email request to

Click here to register online. To download a registration form, click here.

11:15 am    Registration Open
12:00 pm    Education Session: “Umpire & Appraiser Certification Course Prep,” Robert Norton, CPCU, AIC, General Adjusting Services and Jonathan Wilkofsky, Esq., Wilkofsky, Friedman, Karel & Cummins
2:00 pm     Education Session: “Umpire & Appraiser Certification Course,” Robert Norton, CPCU, AIC, General Adjusting Services, and Jonathan Wilkofsky, Esq., Wilkofsky, Friedman, Karel & Cummins
3:30 pm      Break
5:00 pm     *Certification Exam optional
6:00 pm -   Reception
 7:00 pm    
8:00 am     Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am     Welcome & Introductions
8:45 am     Education Session: ”Proven Strategies in the Appraisal Process,” Jeffrey Major, Skyline Adjusters
9:45 am     Education Session: “Property Insurance Cyber Coverage,” Schellie Percudani, Contango IT
10:45 am    Break       
11:00 am    Education Session: “Property Claim Case Studies,” Randy Goodman, SPPA, Goodman-Gable-Gould/AI
12:00 pm    Sponsor & Exhibitor Presentations
12:15 pm    Lunch                   
1:00 pm     NYDFS Udate, John Finston, Esq., Executive Deputy Superintendent of Insurance, New York Department of Financial Services
2:00 pm     Education Session: "Public Adjuster Ethics," Jonathan Wilkofsky, Esq., Wilkofsky, Friedman, Karel & Cummins
3:00 pm     NYPAA Membership Meeting
3:30 pm     Closing Remarks
*To complete the umpire and appraiser certification process you must take the exam and apply for membership in the Insurance Appraisal and Umpire Association. Details will be provided prior to the exam.