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NAMIC Annual Convention - Where The Industry Comes Together, A NAMIC Event | September 25-28, 2016 | Vancouver, B.C.

Full Conference Agenda


Looking for an overview of all activities at the Convention? This is the place for you.

The sessions and activities on this agenda are open to NAMIC members, convention attendees, and invited guests. Convention credentials are required to be worn at all times. Members of the press should contact NAMIC Public Affairs for a schedule of sessions and other activities that are open to media coverage.

If you would like more details about speakers and sessions, please click here.

Saturday, September 24

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

NAMIC 2016 Annual Convention Golf Outing to Benefit the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation
The golf outing is always a great way to kick off the Convention week as you reconnect with NAMIC friends on the golf course. Join us for a golf scramble at a local course to be determined. Registration for this event will open soon. To be placed on a list to receive more information, contact Julie Bacher.

1- 6 p.m.

NAMIC Registration Desk Open
The NAMIC Registration Desk is the central location for getting your questions answered about the convention, picking up pre-registered attendee packets, registering on site for convention, and purchasing optional event tickets. The desk will be located in the Vancouver Convention Center.

5 – 6 p.m.

Prayer Service Choir Practice
If you are interested in joining the NAMIC choir, please contact Christy Hall at chall@namic.org or indicate your interest on the convention registration form.

Sunday, September 25

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

NAMIC Registration Desk Open

8 - 9:30 a.m.

Prayer Service and Breakfast*
We invite you to join us for this optional, non-denominational prayer breakfast that features a guest speaker and the NAMIC choir. If you would like to attend, make sure to select this activity on your convention registration form.

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Exhibitor Move-In: Marketplace for Mutuals

9:30 – 11 a.m.

Farm Mutual Conference Board Meeting

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

NAMICO Board Meeting

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Property Casualty Conference Board Meeting

4:30 – 5:15 p.m.

Sponsor VIP Reception**

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Chairman's Reception
Begin the convention on a high note with an event that is complete with food and entertainment. Network with peers and enjoy a warm welcome to Vancouver.

Monday, September 26

7:30 – 9 a.m.

NAMIC Advisory Council Breakfast**

7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

NAMIC Registration Desk Open

8 - 9:30 a.m.

Marketplace for Mutuals Open
A continental breakfast will be offered for attendees during this opportunity to visit with a wide variety of insurance industry products and services providers.

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Opening General Session

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Networking in the Marketplace for Mutuals
Visit NAMIC Central, located in the Marketplace for Mutuals, for quick updates and information on product offerings from NAMIC. This is also a great chance to connect with peers in a casual environment.

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Attendee Luncheon

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

PAC Trustees Luncheon Meeting

11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.

NAMIC Merit Society Luncheon*
Join fellow members of the NAMIC Merit Society at this optional luncheon where new Merit Award recipients will be recognized and the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation NAMIC Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Guest Networking Luncheon
All registered guests are invited to attend. Attendees are welcome to exchange their Attendee Luncheon tickets to participate in this event.

1 - 1:30 p.m.

Annual Conference Meetings of Members

  1. Property Casualty Conference Annual Meeting of Members

  2. Farm Mutual Conference Annual Meeting of Members

1:30 – 2 p.m.

Break

2 - 3 p.m.

Advocacy Session(s)

2 - 3 p.m.

PFMM Session
This session is required for those registered for PFMM Credit at Convention.

3 - 3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

4:30 - 6 p.m.

Networking Reception and Grand Prize Drawing
Join vendors that specialize in serving the property/casualty insurance industry for a lively reception and a grand prize drawing in the Marketplace for Mutuals.

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Thank You Reception**

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

NAMIC Leadership Reception**

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

NAMIC Leadership Dinner**

Tuesday, September 27

6:30 – 7:30 a.m.

Fun Run & Walk to Benefit St. Baldrick's Foundation
This is a great way to get a little fresh air and exercise during convention while helping a good cause. Participants can choose between a 5K run and a 3K walk. Proceeds from this event will benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to fund children’s cancer research. If you would like to attend, make sure to select this activity on your convention registration form. The event starts at 7:00 am.

7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

NAMIC Registration Desk Open

To be announced

Executive Hour in the Marketplace for Mutuals**
This is an invitation-only hour for executives and staff of insurance companies to conduct business with the exhibitors at the convention. A light breakfast will be served and special activities have been planned.

8:30 - 11 a.m.

State Affairs Committee Meeting

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Networking in the Marketplace for Mutuals
These extended hours will allow attendees more time to network with vendors and service partners.

9 - 10 a.m.

General Session

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Attendee Luncheon

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

State Affairs Committee/Federal Affairs Committee Joint Luncheon**

12 - 1 p.m.

Past Chairmen's Luncheon**

1 - 2 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions

1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Federal Affairs Committee Meeting

To be announced

Ice Cream Social, St. Baldrick’s Head Shaving and Exhibitor Raffles
The final hour within the Marketplace will feature ice cream treats, fellowship, and exciting activities. Participate in an exciting dueling-stage environment as we raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation on the main stage and the winners are chosen for the must-be-present-to-win exhibitor raffles on the secondary stage.

3 - 5 p.m.

PFMM Session
This session is required for those registered for PFMM Credit at Convention.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

NAMIC PAC Silent Auction Closing
Stop by Advocacy Central in the Foyer to bid on the silent auction’s exciting trip experiences and one-of-a-kind items. Stick around to make sure yours is the winning bid and participate in the auction’s closing. For more information, contact Laura-Grace Ashton at lgashton@namic.org or 202-580-6740.

Wednesday, September 28

7:15 - 8:30 a.m.

Property Casualty Conference Senior Executive Breakfast**
Senior executives and future leaders from NAMIC Property Casualty Conference member companies are invited to join roundtable discussions on issues impacting their businesses. Attendees will have the opportunity to suggest topics and lead small-group discussions based on company size.

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Professional Farm Mutual Manager Roundtable Breakfast**
Certified Professional Farm Mutual Managers are invited to participate in roundtable discussion on current issues. The NAMIC PFMM designation formally recognizes the educational accomplishments and dedication to professionalism of the progressive farm mutual manager. To become certified, individuals must fulfill several requirements and complete a series of courses. For more information, visit the PFMM webpage.

7:30 - 8:45 a.m.

Farm Mutual Director Certification (FMDC) Roundtable Breakfast**
Certified farm mutual directors are invited to participate in roundtable discussions on current issues. Newly certified FMDC designees are also invited to this breakfast. The FMDC program formally recognizes the educational accomplishments and dedication to professionalism of progressive farm mutual directors. To become certified, individuals must fulfill several requirements and complete a series of courses. For more information, visit the Directors' Education web page.

8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

NAMIC Registration Desk Open

8 - 10 a.m.

NAMIC Community Service Activity

9:30 - 10:20 a.m.

Annual Meeting of Members
Participate in the association’s governance and member community during NAMIC’s Annual Meeting of Members. The election of the 2016-17 board of directors will take place at this time.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Closing General Session

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

NAMIC PAC 10th Annual VIP Luncheon*
Please join NAMIC PAC for its 10th annual luncheon that will feature a photo opportunity with Wednesday’s General Session speakers. Enjoy getting the “inside word” on Washington and what’s to come in months ahead. For more information, contact Laura-Grace Ashton at lgashton@namic.org or 202-580-6740.

12:30 - 5 p.m.

PFMM Session
This session is required for those registered for PFMM Credit at Convention.

6 - 7 p.m.

Sparkling in Vancouver*
Prior to the Closing Celebration, join NAMIC PAC for a special reception. All who attend will receive a glass of champagne. Each glass will hold a pair of earrings, but only one will hold the winning item. Join us to find out. Enjoy the opportunity along with complimentary cocktails and light fare prior to the dinner. For more information, contact Laura-Grace Ashton at lgashton@namic.org or 202-580-6740.

6 - 7 p.m.

Closing Celebration Reception – Cash Bar Available

7 - 10 p.m.

Closing Celebration and Entertainment

10 p.m.

121st Annual Convention Concludes


*Optional Ticketed Event

**By Invitation Only

Session Proposals


Interested in speaking at this convention? Complete the Session Proposal Template to Crista Hassett.

Posted: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 2:59:43 PM. Modified: Friday, February 05, 2016 8:18:06 AM.

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