8:45 – 9:25
Registration & breakfast

9:25 – 9:30
Chairman’s Introduction

Catrin Shi, News Editor, The Insurance Insider

9:30 – 9:50
We're all in this together
Pina Albo
, CEO, Hamilton Insurance Group

The insurance industry isn’t known for its embrace of collaboration. But in the digital world, it’s going to take open minds and outstretched hands to meet the changing needs of our clients. Pina Albo looks at the benefits of broad-based collaboration and how it can help our industry stay relevant and competitive.

9:50 – 10:10
2018 InsurTech investment trends and strategic themes
Paul VanderMarck, Managing Director, Financial Technology Partners

10:10 – 10:30
InsurTech Symbiosis
Alex Maffeo, Founder & CEO, Boost Insurance

- Recent Trends in InsurTech
- Problems faced with insurtech-incumbent partnerships
- Who has more to gain?
- Best Practices for Innovation
- How Boost is attacking the problems

10:30 – 10:50
Group panel Q&A

10:50 – 11:20
Coffee break

11:20 – 12:20
Panel discussion: The Investor perspective
Michael Halsband, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP (Moderator)
Drew Aldrich, Principal, American Family Ventures
Chris Downer, Associate, XL Innovate
Benjamin Narasin, Venture Partner, New Enterprise Associates
Michael Peri, Venture & Innovation, NFP
David Wechsler, IoT Innovation, Strategy and Business Development, Comcast
Rick ZulloPartner, Equal Ventures

- The confluence of CVCs, VCs and incumbent insurers in the rise of InsurTech
- How does InsurTech compare with historical investment in FinTech and traditional re/insurance companies?
- Returns and performance - are we seeing a pattern?
- Will venture funds be outgunned by the likes of Google and Amazon in the near future?

12:20 – 13:45

13:45 – 14:05
Leveraging Technology and an On-Demand Workforce to Increase Multiple Efficiencies
Robin Smith, CEO & Co-Founder, WeGoLook, a Crawford Company

- CAT Events - helping the policyholder recover quickly
- Claims - augmenting an expensive field force
- Underwriting - how to better price risk for 100% of assets

14:05 – 14:50
Panel discussion: Harnessing new technologies: growth opportunities and operational efficiencies across the value chain
Dr. Sunit N. Shah, President & CEO, Soteris, Inc. (Moderator)
Glen Daraskevich, Senior Vice President, Karen Clark & Co.
Sastry DurvasulaChief Digital Officer and Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Marsh
Allan Egbert, Jr., Co-Founder, Ask Kodiak

Meredith Brogan, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Crawford & Company

- Artifical Intelligence
- Machine Learning
- Blockchain 
- IoT
- Predictive Analytics / Modeling
- Automation

14:50 – 15:10
Coffee break

15:10 – 16:00
Panel discussion: Bridging the gap: managing the marriage of incumbents and insurtechs
Catrin Shi, News Editor, The Insurance Insider (Moderator)
Kathleen Faries, Head of Bermuda, TMR
Rashmi Melgiri
, Co-founder, CoverWallet
Jillian Slyfield, Leader, Aon Digital Economy Practice Group
Lauren Tennant Pollock
, Digital Distribution Lead and Partner, XL Catlin

Snejina Zacharia, Founder & CEO, Insurify

- The view of the (re)insurer vs. the view of InsurTech
- Disruption vs. partnership
- Embracing differences in culture
- Managing the expectation gap
- Opportunities arising from a successful partnership

16:00 – 16:05
Chairman’s closing remarks
Catrin Shi, News Editor, The Insurance Insider

16:05 – 17:30

Conference close

  • Pina Albo

    Pina Albo

    Chief Executive Officer, Hamilton Insurance Group


  • Drew Aldrich

    Drew Aldrich

    Principal, American Family Ventures

  • Dr. Meghan Anzelc

    Dr. Meghan Anzelc

    Chief Analytics Officer, AXIS Capital

  • Sastry Durvasula

    Sastry Durvasula

    Chief Digital Officer and Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Marsh

  • Allan Egbert

    Allan Egbert

    Co-Founder, Ask Kodiak
  • Kathleen Faries

    Kathleen Faries

    Head of Bermuda, TMR
  • Michael Halsband

    Michael Halsband

    Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • Alex Maffeo

    Alex Maffeo

    Founder & CEO, Boost Insurance
  • Rashmi Melgiri

    Rashmi Melgiri

    Co-founder, CoverWallet
  • Jillian Slyfield

    Jillian Slyfield

    Managing Director, Aon
  • Robin Smith

    Robin Smith

    CEO & Co-Founder, WeGoLook, a Crawford Company

  • Lauren Tennant Pollock

    Lauren Tennant Pollock

    Digital Distribution Lead and Partner, XL Catlin

  • Greta Van

    Greta Van

    Chief Strategy Officer, Crawford & Company
  • Snejina Zacharia

    Snejina Zacharia

    Founder and CEO, Insurify, Inc.