ISO Moves Forward with ISOTech 2001, Premium Audit, and Engineering and Safety Conferences in Dallas as Planned

JERSEY CITY, N.J., October 8, 2001 — Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) will move forward with the ISOTech® technology conference, Premium Audit Advisory Service's (PAAS) Premium Audit Forum, and Engineering & Safety Service's (E&S) Loss Control Management Forum, as scheduled, in Dallas next month.

ISOTech: The Technology Conference for Insurance Professionals® is the property/casualty industry's premier technology event. The PAAS and E&S events are the leading industry conferences in their areas.

All three conferences will be held concurrently at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Dallas, November 11-15.

ISOTech, devoted to technology application issues and solutions, attracts senior and mid-level business executives in claims, underwriting, loss control, premium audit, data management, marketing and corporate decision-makers.

"We won't let terrorists alter our lives or the way we conduct business," said Richard P. Boehning, ISO senior vice president. "Our industry has never faced a more serious challenge. We have an obligation to our customers and the industry to stay the course," Boehning added.

The ISOTech conference keynoter Michael Kim, president and chief operating officer of Converit, will speak on "The Future of Insurance: Convergence of People, Technology, and Napster" on Monday, November 12.

Honorable John L. Henshaw, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, who heads the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) of the U.S. Department of Labor, will be the keynote speaker at the E&S Loss Control Management Forum on Wednesday, November 14. Henshaw will discuss OSHA's objectives for the American workplace.

ISOTech 2001 features more than 100 exhibitors. Sixty-nine speakers from both insurance and technology companies will present more than 50 seminars and workshops, all focusing on technology advances that can help improve insurers' business operations, at the three events.

The deadline for the special hotel room rate of $150 is October 12. Reservations may be made by calling the Adam's Mark Hotel toll-free at 1-800-444-2326 or 214-922-0800.

Conference attendees can contact Nicky Freeman, ISO's senior meeting planner, at 201-469-2443, or by e-mail at Nfreeman@iso.com with any questions.

Release: Immediate

Contacts:
Giuseppe Barone / Erica Helton
MWW Group (for ISO)
201-507-9500
gbarone@mww.com / ehelton@mww.com