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1:00pm  Registration

Join our free sessions with leading industry experts to find out:

Where are the new opportunities for your business?
How can you grow your business effectively in a digital environment?
What are the actionable step by step processes that you can implement to increase revenue
Case Studies – learn what works (and what doesn’t) from some of the top brokers in the industry
What are the 6 behaviors top sellers must possess to succeed?
What are the best tips and strategies to implement that best suit your business model?
How should you maximize your productivity?

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Join in on our Solution Rooms to learn more about cyber insurance, workers compensation, Oil & Gas, Flood & Catastrophe and Environment


1:05pm - 1:50pm Opening Keynote: Supercharging your business

In this Keynote panel discussion hear from business advisors, sales experts and top brokers on how you can take your business, supercharge it, and reap the monetary rewards.

You will ‘walk’ away from this event with business formulas you can implement and a step by step plan to help you grow your business as well as learning and networking with your peers on the changes within your industry.

Unleash the sales potential within you and discover the hidden growth potential that you can monetize.

Speakers:

Mitch Davis Mitch Davis, Managing Member & Senior Consultant, MB Davis Group
Eric Weiser Eric Weiser, Agency President, AssuredPartners
Harrison Brooks Harrison Brooks, Partner, Reagan Consulting
Meg McKeen Meg McKeen, Founder, Adjunct Advisors
Paul Lucas Paul Lucas, Managing Editor, Insurance Business America

 

2:00pm – 2:30pm Workers Compensation

Businesses could face a higher risk workers compensation claims as their employees return to work once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. This panel of workers compensation professionals will discuss workers comp risks associated with ‘returning to work.

Best practices for how employers can mitigate and manage workers comp risk
Top tips for brokers/agents on how to tackle these issues with clients
How to navigate a hardening insurance market

Speakers:

Justin Dorman

Justin Dorman, National Product Manager - Workers Comp, Burns & Wilcox

Lukasz Karwowski

Lukasz Karwowski, Workers Compensation Manager, Wholefoods Market

Chris Mandel
Chris Mandel, SVP Strategic Solutions, Sedgwick

1:00pm - 5:30pm Partner Lounge

Visit the virtual exhibition booths:

• Do business
• Arrange one-to-one chats
• Make new connections
• Network with the industry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:30pm- 3:00pm Cyber Insurance

This panel will address new trends in cyber claims in a ‘work from home’ environment.

What’s actually covered in cyber insurance
How much do your clients need?
Silent cyber cover – what do your clients already have in their existing policies?

Speakers:

Jason Razien
Jason Razien, Licensed Risk Abatement Executive & CEO / Founder, Clockworks Technologies

David Derigiotis
David Derigiotis, Director of Professional Liability and Corporate Vice President, Burns & Wilcox

peter hawley
Peter Hawley
, Underwriting Manager, Cyber & Technology, EmergInRisk

3:00pm – 3:30pm Oil & Gas

In this solution room discover new trends in oil and gas.

Premium income challenges - what those challenges are and to be creative in
  building insurance programs with unknown revenue projections
General liability – product and pollution insurance in the Oil & Gas Sector
Pricing and capacity trends for Upstream, Midstream and Downstream Segments

Speakers:

Alicia Calhoun
Alicia Calhoun, Practice Leader: Energy, Oil & Gas - Wholesale Broker, JIMCOR

Trish King
Trish King, AVP Commercial Underwriting, Aspera Insurance Service

Brandon King
Brandon King, Commercial Insurance & Surety Broker, Hub International

3:35pm – 4:05pm Natural Catastrophes

The NOAA has predicted an above-average Atlantic Hurricane Season in 2020. This is particularly concerning in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic challenges posed by mandatory shutdowns.

Preparedness plans & business continuity
Essential coverages
Unique challenges associated with COVID-19, hurricane and flood season
Touchless Claims services

Speakers:

Bethan Moorcraft

Bethan Moorcraft, Deputy Editor, Insurance Business

Brandon Katz
Brandon Katz, Executive Vice President, KatRisk LLC

Robert Uhler
Robert Uhler, Executive Vice President , Mid-America Catastrophe Services

Mark Westmoreland
Mark Westmoreland
, SVP and Regional Property Underwriting Manager, Munich Reinsurance America

4:05pm – 4:35pm Environmental Exposures & Cover

In a tumultuous year with many complicated issues, there is no need to complicate environmental insurance. This solution room brings together experts in pollution insurance and transportation. We will provide an overview of pollution insurance solutions commonly purchased in the Lone Star State, review the unique challenges taking place this year, and identify a few steps insurers and brokers can take to make placements go easier.

Speakers:

David Brereton
David Brereton, Vice President, EIL Program Manager, Freberg Environmental

Nancy Kahn
Nancy Kahn
, Assistant Vice President - Claims Coverage Counsel, Berkley Custom Insurance Managers

Brenda Ryberg
Brenda Ryberg, Vice President - Hazmat Truck, Freberg Environmental

Nick Langham
Nick Langham, Assistant Vice President, Energy & Environmental Division, U.S. Risk, LLC

Reneé Miller
Reneé Miller, Chief Underwriting Officer, Freberg Environmental

4:45pm - 5:30pm Closing Keynote: Women in the Insurance Industry

The insurance industry has come a long way when it comes to its approach to diversity and inclusion. Nonetheless, ensuring that there’s diversity in the workplace is an ongoing journey. In this panel discussion understand why insurance companies can no longer afford to overlook diversity.

A prelude to IB’s much anticipated fall 2020 Women in Insurance series - Hear for top industry professionals on the business value of diversity, how companies can support women and minorities into key leadership positions and how to develop a personal leadership style.

Speakers:

Jeanette Ward
Jeanette Ward, Chief Operating Officer, Texas Mutual Insurance Company

Camille Garcia
Camille Garcia, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, Insurance Council of Texas

Candace Rhea
Candace Rhea, Middle Market Executive Underwriter/Sales Leader, The Hartford

Camille Hicks
Camille Hicks
, Insurance Broker, C. Hicks Agency LLC


 

With the constant changes within the industry, the regulatory environment, digital solutions and the demand for personalized solutions, make sure you are at the forefront of what your industry needs and requires.

 

Come and meet the industry, ask questions, find new suppliers – live booths with representatives from:

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Throughout the event, speed network with randomly selected brokers, or chat live with any of the other attendees.

*Please note that all times listed are Central Standard Time.

 


 

 

 

 

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