14

May, 2019

Advancing innovative insurance solutions for a disrupted market

New York United States

Agenda

Emerging Risks and Innovation Summit 2019

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Event Program

8:00 am
8:50 am

Innovation address


Eric Kobrick, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, AIG
9:00 am

DISRUPTION AND LIABILITY OWNERSHIP


Disruptive technologies have challenged understandings of risk and liability ownership— who faces risks and on whom does responsibility fall when innovative models come into play? This discussion will examine the specialized risks of disruptive technologies and will give an overview of emerging underwriting solutions tailored to them.
  • How have understandings of liability been stretched, tested or redefined by innovations like artificial intelligence?
  • In what ways are specialty insurance products adapting to support emerging peer-to-peer business models like that of Uber and Airbnb?
  • What innovative solutions are available to meet the coverage demands of risks with shared liability?

Moderator:
Greg Hoffnagle, Partner, Cooley LLP

Panelists:
Maureen Brown,SVP, Underwriting, Munich Re
Kate Sampson, First VP Risk Solutions at Lyft, Insuretech Advisor
Robert Bauer, US Sharing Economy and Mobility Leader, Marsh
10:00 am

TIP OF THE ICEBERG: PROACTIVE RISK MITIGATION IN THE AGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE


The frequency of climate-related catastrophes like hurricanes and wildfire have proven to be among the most challenging – and costliest - to insurers. This panel will showcase recent innovations in risk management and underwriting to best protect against the drastic implications of climate change.
  • How is climate change different from natural catastrophe, and what does this mean for underwriting?
  • What innovations in coverage are available to address special losses like business interruption and loss of profit associated with climate events?
  • What solutions are available to address perilous gaps in coverage that traditional P&C policies may leave vulnerable?

Moderator:

Craig Blackman, Partner, Stradley Ronon

Panelist:

Mathew Mampara, Associate Vice President, Dewberry
Robert Petrilli, President, Underwriting Division AmWINS Group, Inc.
Peter Sousounis, VP and Director of Climate Change Research, AIR Worldwide
11:00 am

MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK


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11:30 am

INNOVATIONS IN AUTO


Innovations in auto are disrupting what has long-been a difficult coverage landscape. Challenged by high premiums and a tight carrier market, the auto industry is adopting new technologies in order to better manage risks and stabilize the market. This session will explore recent innovations in auto, their impact on exposures and the emerging insurance solutions available.
  • What factors have contributed to the insurance appetite around industries like trucking and commercial auto?
  • How have disruptive technologies like telematics and data tracking impacted auto coverage?
  • In what ways can insurance professionals and third parties partner in the best-interest of their clients and the bottom line?
Moderator:
Zack Schmiesing, Director of IoT/Telematics, Verisk Analtyics

Panelists:
Andrew Aldrich, Principal, American Family Ventures
Michael Minter, Director of Insurance Telematics, Azuga, Inc.
Mike Mitchell, Area President, Risk Placement Services
12:30 pm

LUNCH


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1:30 pm

WEARABLES, DATA & REAL WORLD EXAMPLES


Industrial Grade wearables will be part of safer worksites in the future. More companies than ever before are piloting this technology and paving the way for it to potentially become as prevalent on job sites as hard hats, neon vests or other personal protective equipment. This panel will discuss what safety means in today’s digital age and how it’s providing results.
  • How do wearables' safety scores compare to claims data?
  • What is the process to implement and benefits of a wearables pilot?
  • What are the current trends of commercial grade wearables today?
Gary Shertenlieb, EVP – Distribution & Global Risk Services, AIG Risk Management
Nicolas Conlon, Strategy and Innovation Associate, AIG
Haytham Elhawary, CEO, Kinetic

2:00 pm

GLOBALIZED RISK: RISK MANAGEMENT IN A WORLD OF CHANGE


As industries and economic growth is globalized, commercial risks reach new geographies. This discussion examines the impact of globalized threats on commercial markets and will give an overview of the best-practices to support growth in a world of change.
  • How can insurance providers mitigate globalized risk while encouraging development?
  • In what ways are insurance practices encouraging resilience amid uncertainties?
  • What insurance solutions are available for mounting threats like terrorism, cyber terrorism and political sea changes?
John Turner, Global Director – Crisis Management, McLarens
2:45 pm

AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK


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3:15 pm

DATA, PRIVACY AND NEW DEMANDS ON CYBER UNDERWRITING


With vast amounts of data being collected and stored, privacy has become a relative term. Increasingly vulnerable to large-scale breaches, businesses are focusing on risk mitigation and breach response strategies ahead of threats. Discover how both cyber and traditional commercial policies are adapting to mitigate the threats to data, and how shifts in liability are creating new coverage demands.
  • How have developments like blockchain shifted understandings of data and ownership of risk?
  • In what ways is the insurance market embracing the IoT and mitigating risks profitably?
  • How can insurance professionals best serve the needs of insureds against future, possibly large-scale cyber losses?

Moderator:
Robin Westcott, Vice President - Government Affairs, Legal & Compliance, AAIS

Panelists:
Paul King, SVP & National Executive and Professional Solutions Technical Director, USI Insurance Services
Jeremy Barnett, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, NAS Insurance
Linda Hamilton, Cyber Security Client Operations Manager and OFAC Compliance Officer, Proven Data
Christiaan Durdaller, Executive Vice President - INSUREtrust
4:15 pm

NETWORKING RECEPTION


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