Springfield & Statewide Virtual Meeting Thursday October 8: Weather Preparedness, Decreasing Slips and Falls

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Personal injury lawsuits can strike like a bolt out of the blue, but there are simple things every landlord can do to minimize your risk. Do you act before a winter icing event? If not, you may not doing your job. Property owners and managers will learn how severe weather leads to litigation exposure, what specific, actionable steps should be taken in response to weather alerts, and how to manage this across your team or your schedule. We will also cover the Storm Ready Certification: Supporter Designation.

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This tornado hit Massachusetts in 2011. Experienced meteorologists are invaluable when weather-related litigation arises
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Dr. Alicia Wasula

This part of the presentation will be given by Dr. Alicia Wasula, CCM, President of Shade Tree Meteorology and 2019 Chair of the American Meteorological Society Board of Certified Consulting Meteorologists. Dr. Wasula is smart, down to earth, and experienced at helping landlords large and small ensure they are prepared for hazardous weather. Dr. Wasula's goal is to minimize the risk of litigation due to an injury occurring on your property.


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Open to attendees statewide

This event is regionally branded in keeping with a local tradition. This region used to meet in-person on this day at this time. You are welcome to participate in this virtual meeting no matter where you are in the state.


Thursday, October 8th

Virtual Meeting Agenda

  • 4:10pm Sign-in and virtual networking: you can chit chat with others as people log in
  • 4:40pm MassLandlords Business Update and Member Minutes
    • Member Minutes - Any member can have the mic for 60 seconds (introduce yourself, ask a question, share words of wisdom, etc.)
  • 5:05pm Local Manager Meeting Introduction
  • 5:10pm Weather Preparedness
  • 6:00pm Virtual meeting ends

Participation is Easy

As a result of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, our events have been replaced by webinars or virtual meetings held during the traditional event time for each former location:

  • Virtual meetings include optional audience participation via video, phone, and screenshare and are not recorded.
  • Webinars have limited participation options (typed questions only) and are recorded.

Our virtual registration desk is open for all events one hour starting 30 minutes prior to the event start time. Call 774-314-1896 or email hello@masslandlords.net for live, real-time help signing in and using your technology.

If joining a virtual meeting, please use the zoom "test audio" feature. You will be allowed to talk to others if your microphone is good and there is no background noise. We reserve the right to mute anyone for any reason. Attendees without a microphone or who don't want to be heard can type questions.

Virtual Meeting Details (hosted by Zoom)

We will share our video, audio, and computer screen and slides.

  • Optional: You can share your video with everyone, talk to everyone, and type chat with everyone. Video sharing is not required. Talking is not required.

Password will be emailed and viewable online.

Topic: Springfield and Statewide Virtual Meeting October 8, 2020 Time: Oct 08, 2020 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84772679419 Meeting ID: 847 7267 9419 Password will be emailed and viewable online. Dial by your location +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 847 7267 9419 Password will be emailed and viewable online. Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kc3o4X62pM


Open to the public. Membership is not required!

  • Contemporaneous participation:
    • Public: $10
    • Members: $7
    • Premium Members: No charge and no need to register. Click here for meeting details and password.

This event will not be recorded.


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