Virtual Seminars

2015 NASBP Virtual Seminar Annual Subscription Series
Available for a limited time, NASBP members, affiliates and associates may subscribe at a discounted rate for the nearly two dozen virtual seminars to be held in 2015. Timely and informative, Virtual Seminars cover a wide range of topics by industry experts that you won’t want to miss. Annual Subscribers also get unlimited access during the year to the new Virtual Seminar Library that gives you use of over 100 Virtual Seminars dating back to 2009. – Register today.

NASBP Virtual Seminars
Telephone briefings are an economical and effective way for you and your staff to get up to the moment information on the issues of the day and hear from experts about items critical to your business success -- without anyone having to leave the office. All you need is a phone. Or, if multiple people at your location plan to participate, all you need is a speakerphone and enough chairs for everyone to gather around.

  • Cost-effective – $69 per phone line per seminar
  • Convenient – Information, expertise, and practical insights come directly to you
  • Time-saving – Eliminates travel and time out of the office

Key Benefits

  • Need-to-know information you can benefit from immediately
  • Presented by recognized authorities in their fields
  • Useful presentation materials highlighting main ideas and key points
  • Live Q&A - the experts answer your questions
  • Real-time insights that give you a competitive edge
  • Very accessible to everyone in your organization –a low cost, no travel professional development opportunity

Who Should Participate

  • Only NASBP Members, Affiliates, and Associates may register for Virtual Seminars
  • Agency/Company Management
  • Producers/Agents
  • Underwriters
  • Claim Representatives
  • Account Administrators/Customer Service Representatives

Upcoming Virtual Seminars

The New Revenue Recognition Standard – What It Means
Tuesday, November 4 at 2 - 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

This virtual seminar will share developments related to the new accounting standard on revenue recognition, touching on the history of the standard and what it means for contractors. Included will be a discussion of how this will impact internal processes and systems, along with a Q&A session.

Tim Wilson is national industry partner for BKD National Construction & Real Estate. With more than 30 years of experience, he assists clients with business and strategic planning, operational  and control reviews, mergers, acquisitions and consolidations, financial forecasts, feasibility studies, valuations, business process improvement and audit and tax issues. He has a key role in the implementation of BKD’s firmwide Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) practice. Tim is a member and serves numerous boards and national committees for the construction industry.

If you register but find you are not able to participate in a live presentation, you will still be emailed links to the recording within a few days.

Dealing with Downstream Default
Tuesday, November 18 at 2 - 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

In today’s construction market, subcontractor (and sub-subcontractor) defaults are more common than ever. The typical downstream risk of a subcontractor being unable to finish or satisfactorily finish its work is enhanced in difficult economic times. Are you taking the right practical and legal steps to protect yourself from this risk?  David P. Ray, Esq., construction law expert from Bernstein Shur’s Construction Law Practice Group, and David V. Jean, CPA, CCIFP, an expert in construction company finances at Albin Randall & Bennett, will examine best practices – financial, legal and practical – to minimize your risk and protect your bottom line. This is part one of a two-part Virtual Seminar.

David Jean, CPA, CCIFP is a principal in the firm and has been with Albin, Randall & Bennett for over 18 years. David is primarily focused on serving construction companies in financial, accounting and consulting areas. He has written numerous articles and has developed and taught seminars on various tax and financial management issues. David was awarded the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation in August 2005. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, AGC Maine, Associated Builders and Contractors of Maine and New Hampshire, Construction Financial Management Association and serves on the board of directors for the Maine Associated Builders and Contractors.

David Ray, JD is a shareholder with Bernstein Shur and member of the Construction Practice and Litigation Group. He represents contractors, subcontractors, developers, lenders, sureties, and owners in all phases of construction law from bidding issues to job problems, mechanics’ liens, bond claims, design error and omission claims, and insurance coverage issues, commercial and insurance. Mr. Ray also serves as a mediator and arbitrator for construction, commercial, and general civil disputes.

If you register but find you are not able to participate in a live presentation, you will still be emailed links to the recording within a few days.

Online Registration and Information

Before each Virtual Seminar, call-in in instructions and supporting documents/handouts will be emailed to registered participants.

To Register

Click here to register online.

Cancellation Policy
Virtual Seminars registrations are non-refundable.

Please call NASBP Professional Development at 202-686-3700.