In-Person Events


Cyber, EPL and Menacing Small Business Liabilities
Oct 24, 2019

Businesses of all sizes in every industry are growing more aware and more concerned about cyber risks. Dealing with viruses that shut down systems or employees being duped into paying fraudulent invoices via sophisticated email scams are troubling organizations from coast to coast. On another front, the #MeToo movement is raising awareness and concerns about harassment at work among employees and employers in every sector. This session will discuss how employment practices liability insurance can help address these issues.

Don’t Get Hooked: Protecting Against Social Engineering and Phishing Scam
Oct 30, 2019

Social engineering/phishing is the most common cause of a data breach and these attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated and harder to spot. Attackers use phishing emails and other social engineering techniques to steal login credentials, compromise a victim’s network, steal money, and deploy ransomware. Join our webinar to learn about social engineering/phishing, how to spot a social engineering scam, and how to protect your employees from falling victim to an attack.

Claims Foundations: Reserving
Oct 31, 2019

Setting appropriate reserves is both a skill and an art. This session will discuss the how and why of reserve setting. Attendees will learn how to state reserves based on the facts and application of coverage to the ultimate value of the case, identify processes for setting accurate reserves, and weigh the importance of reserves to actuarial analysis, rate making, and overall profitability of the company. This session is part of the foundations series and teaches foundational skills for those new to the industry or a claims role.

Putting the Policyholder in the Driver’s Seat for Claims Payments
Nov 5, 2019

Fewer than 20 percent of CFOs say their organizations are investing in new technologies to enhance the efficiency of their financial processes. For auto insurers, this limits the potential to elevate the policyholder experience. When companies cling to outdated methods of claims payment, it results in a highly fragmented policyholder experience. It also adds unnecessary administrative costs. During this presentation, the speaker will explore ways to modernize the claims payment process from start to finish — significantly reducing costs while improving the policyholder experience.

Improving Selection to Accelerate Commercial Auto Profitability
Nov 6, 2019

For the 200-plus writers of commercial auto in the U.S., the combined ratio remained flat in 2018 at an unsustainable 111. Ten percent of all carriers write slightly more than one-third of the net premium dollars ($11.6B), with an aggregate CR of 98.1. Historically smaller carriers outperformed in commercial auto, so what’s going on? These carriers aren’t achieving this volume with specialty underwriting. The answers appear to be in their ability to leverage agent and broker expertise for improved selection. This session will dig into several books of business and explain why frequency and severity aren’t moving despite the agents’ belief they are sending us the best business.

411 Webinar | The Latest PIPES Report - Low Yields Forever - Is Europe Like Japan?
Nov 7, 2019

Join experts from New England Asset Management as they explore highlights from the latest NAMIC PIPES Report, an investment benchmarking resource for members. The presenters also will provide insights on how historically low yields are affecting the global economy and the property/casualty insurance industry.

Claims Foundations: Negotiating
Nov 12, 2019

Negotiating skills are one of the most important areas for claims professionals. This session will analyze how various approaches can impact outcomes. Attendees will learn how to identify the goals of all parties in the negotiating process, develop a path for effective negotiation, and construct negotiation strategies based on the leverage held by all parties. This session is part of the foundations series and teaches foundational skills for those new to the industry or a claims role.

Claims Foundations: Improving Outcomes
Nov 13, 2019

This session will wrap up the Claims Foundations Series by exploring how adjusters can become better at what they do and will include a discussion about improving communication skills and recommending continuing education. Attendees will learn how to identify personal skills and abilities that can be enhanced or improved, understand how to communicate more effectively in claims situations, and learn how to formulate a process for continual improvement. This session is part of the foundations series and teaches foundational skills for those new to the industry or a claims role.

FMDC Webinar | Evaluating New Business
Nov 14, 2019

As an attendee of this webinar, you will understand the importance of the board's role in evaluating company growth potential and goals, discuss the potential of new business versus current book of business, explore the impact on surplus and effect on ratios, and more. This webinar qualifies for one FMDC credit in the Operations & Insurance module.

Ransomware: Avoiding a Hostage Situation
Dec 11, 2019

Ransomware attacks are surging and ransom amounts are getting larger. If infected, ransomware can immediately shut down your business by blocking access to your networks and critical data. Join our webinar to learn about how ransomware is deployed, the latest variants, the damage it causes, and the most effective ways to protect your business from being a ransomware victim.

FMDC Webinar | Mergers & Consolidations
Dec 12, 2019

As an attendee of this webinar, you will understand what is involved in mergers and consolidations, explore the reasons for considering a merger, discuss the terminology and steps involved, and learn the importance of outside expert advisors. This webinar qualifies for one FMDC credit in the Management module.

2020 Claims Conference
Feb 11 - 13, 2020 | Amelia Island, Fla.

This leading annual conference is designed for Claims professionals and offers informative educational sessions, valuable peer-to-peer networking, unique local experiences, and connections with industry partners.

2020 Commercial Lines Seminar
Mar 4 - 6, 2020 | Chicago, Ill.

Share your insights, gather valuable information on current issues and learn more about industry trends at this annual two day event designed for mid-to senior-level underwriters, managers, and executives. With informative presentations from insurance industry experts and consultants, numerous networking opportunities, and easy access to commercial lines service providers, you don’t want to miss this leading industry event.

2020 CEO Roundtables
Mar 22 - 24, 2020 | Orlando, Fla.

Join the most powerful and productive event of the year exclusively for CEOs of member primary insurance companies. Here you will gather in small groups to share and gather strategic insight, ideas, and foster connections with your peers. CEOs tell us this is one of the most valuable events they attend each year.

2020 Personal Lines Seminar
Apr 20 - 22, 2020 | Chicago, Ill.

This annual event is designed specifically for personal lines underwriters, marketing executives (agent relations/business development), and product development professionals from property/casualty insurance companies. It provides educational sessions focused on emerging issues, professional development topics, and industry trends. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers facing similar issues and gain insights to put to work back at the office.

2020 Directors' Bootcamp 2.0
May 4 - 6, 2020 | Clearwater, Fla.

With Bootcamp 2.0, we offer directors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of corporate governance within the insurance industry. Whether your board is new to governing, new to insurance, or just needs a refresher, Directors’ Bootcamp 2.0 is an investment you can make in your company’s futures. In this two-day interactive seminar, your board members will gain the tools and the knowledge they need to effectively govern within the mutual insurance industry.

2020 Farm Mutual Forum
May 19 - 20, 2020 | St. Louis, Mo.

Forum is the gathering place for small to medium sized mutual industry professionals. From the flash forum for state associations to the carefully designed Professional Farm Mutual Manager courses, the Forum is where participants can find networking opportunities and educational sessions that encompass the aspects of running and working with farm mutual companies. At Forum, managers, directors, board members, state association leaders, service partners, and up-and-coming leaders in the industry can benefit from the technical and strategic education offered.

2020 Management Conference
Jun 28 - Jul 1, 2020 | Amelia Island, Fla.

The Management Conference is a summit for CEOs, executive teams, and future leaders of the industry. Power sessions focus on strategy, innovation, leadership and industry trends. Concurrent sessions dive into operational and emerging issues. Workshops and interactive sessions allow for extended discussions and opportunities to learn from fellow leaders in the industry.

2020 Agricultural Risk Inspection School
Jul 21 - 23, 2020 | St. Louis, Mo.

The Agricultural Risk Inspection School is a popular and intensive two-and-a-half day program for loss control specialists, underwriters, managers and supervisors. Both fundamental and advanced topics are offered to meet the varying educational needs of those working in loss control today. The highlight of the school is the farm learning lab where attendees go through a hands-on inspection of an area farm.

NAMIC's 125th Annual Convention
Sep 20 - 23, 2020 | Boston, Mass.

2021 Claims Conference
Feb 10 - 12, 2021 | Orlando, Fla.

2021 CEO Roundtables
Mar 22 - 24, 2021 | Scottsdale, Ariz.

NAMIC's 126th Annual Convention
Sep 19 - 22, 2021 | Nashville, Tenn.

2022 Management Conference
Jun 26 - 29, 2022 | White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

NAMIC's 127th Annual Convention
Sep 18 - 21, 2022 | Dallas, Texas