Apr 20 - 22, 2020 | Chicago, Ill.

Monday, April 20
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Event Information Desk: Registration

7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Optional Activity: Experiential Learning Underwriters Laboratories Tour

1:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Solutions Showcase
Don’t miss out on your opportunity to take advantage of our Solutions Showcase. This invaluable marketplace lets you connect with service providers and industry solutions experts.

1:00 - 1:15 p.m.

NAMIC Welcome

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Keynote Address: Me, We, Us: Rethinking Purpose and Profit

Nick Holton | Psychology Consultant
Eudaimonics

2:45 - 3:05 p.m.

Munch and Mingle
Grab a quick snack and chat with your peers or take a few minutes to relax before the next session.

3:05 - 4:30 p.m.

Innovate or Expire: How Insurtech is Driving Growth

4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Rock Your Next Networking Event

Amy Waninger, CPCU, CIDM, AIT, AIM | CEO
Lead at Any Level LLC

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception: Cocktails and Connections
Shaken or stirred, rocks or neat, you’re sure to find a drink – and a conversation – to enjoy. Use this opportunity to maximize your seminar experience while eating, drinking, and getting to know your fellow personal lines professionals.

Tuesday, April 21
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m

Event Information Desk

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast: Coffee and Conversations
Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy this casual breakfast buffet. Get caffeinated and prepare for the day ahead while you connect with fellow attendees.

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Solutions Showcase

8:30 - 9:15 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  1. Underwriting at the Crossroads of Speed and Profitability

    David Tobias | Co-Founder and COO
    Betterview

  2. The Next Wave of Home Building Materials

    Bruce Tagg, ALCM | Senior Engineering Exposure Analyst
    Mutual Boiler Re

  3. Reshaping the Personal Lines Landscape: AI and External Data (Session A)

    Doug McElhaney | Partner
    McKinsey and Company

  4. Insurance Genetics: Learn Where We Came From

    Stephen Clarke, CPCU | Vice President – Government Relations
    ISO

  5. Network Beyond Bias: Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage for Your Insurance Career

    Amy Waninger, CPCU, CIDM, AIT, AIM | CEO
    Lead at Any Level LLC

9:15 - 9:35 a.m.

Munch and Mingle
Beat the mid-morning munchies with a snack during a quick break before getting back to the action.

9:35 - 10:20 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  1. What’s Up with Telematics? Seriously This Time

    Katie DeGraaf | Director, Mobility Intelligence
    Arity

    Joe Griffin | Senior Director of Customer Success
    Octo Telematics

  2. Trends in Home-based Businesses

  3. AI and External Data Are Reshaping the Personal Lines Landscape (Session B)

    Doug McElhaney | Partner
    McKinsey and Company

  4. Basic Building Blocks of Reinsurance

    Brooke Cote | Board Member
    Frederick Mutual

  5. Motivating and Leading a Remote Workforce

    Rita Williams-Bogar, MBA, CPCU, ChFC | President
    Personal Development Solutions, LLC

10:20 - 10:40 a.m.

Munch and Mingle
Beat the mid-morning munchies with a snack during a quick break before getting back to the action.

10:40 - 11:25 a.m.

Educational Sessions

  1. Legalized Recreational Cannabis and the Effects on Traffic Safety – Colorado’s Lessons Learned

    Glenn Davis | Highway Safety Manager
    Colorado Department of Transportation

  2. It’s High Tide to Wade into Offering Flood Coverage

    Joseph Becker | Hydrologist
    Guy Carpenter

  3. The Blockchain Breakthrough for Insurers

    Marcie Bomberg | Senior Manager
    Wipfli LLP

    Tim Schilke | Delivery Lead – Corporate Solutions
    West Bend Mutual Insurance

  4. Advanced Look at Insurance for Insurers

    Brooke Cote | Board Member
    Frederick Mutual

  5. When EQ Met IQ…

    Rita Williams-Bogar, MBA, CPCU, ChFC | President
    Personal Development Solutions, LLC

11:25 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.

Networking Lunch
Power up for the afternoon ahead with a hot lunch buffet. While you’re there, connect with fellow attendees and relax during this extended break.

12:55 - 1:40 p.m.

Educational Sessions

  1. Insuring Expensive Toys: How to Impress Your Clients

    Gordy Fitch, CIC | Business Development
    Hagerty

  2. Running an IoT Pilot: Best Practices

    Shannon Lewandowski, SCLA, AIC | Innovation and Digital-IoT
    American Modern Insurance

  3. Leapfrog into Insurtech

    Rob Galbraith, CPCU, CLU, ChFC | Director of Innovation
    AF Group

  4. Our Agents – Can We Talk?

  5. Mastering Project Management as a Leader

    Jan Lehman | Executive Coach and Productivity Consultant
    CTC Productivity

1:40 - 2:00 p.m.

Munch and Mingle
Grab a quick snack and chat with your peers or take a few minutes to relax before the next session.

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Educational Sessions

  1. The Distraction Around Distracted Drivers

    Steve Tengler | Principal
    Kugler Maag Cie NA Inc.

  2. Smokey Bear Warns…Wildfire Trends High

    David Jowell | CEO
    GIA Map

  3. For Hire. Embracing the GIG Economy

    Greg Lang | Founder
    RAIN LLC

  4. Race to the Finish: Where Do We Stand Politically?
  5. Government Affairs
    NAMIC

  6. Steps to Stop the Time Suck and Get Productive

    Jan Lehman | Executive Coach and Productivity Consultant
    CTC Productivity

2:45 - 3:05 p.m.

Munch and Mingle
Grab a quick snack and chat with your peers or take a few minutes to relax before the next session.

3:05 - 3:50 p.m.

Educational Sessions

  1. Unlock the Future of Residential Inspections

    Jim Vasseur | Vice President, Personal Lines Products
    JMI Reports

  2. Cyber Insurance: This Time It’s Personal

    Timothy Zeilman | Vice President, Global Product Owner – Cyber
    HSB

  3. Replenishing the Industry Workforce: You Can Do It

    John Herweh | Vice President, Human Resources
    MMG

  4. Ridesharing Industry Insights: Buckle Up, It’s Going to be a Fast Ride

    WidMaylleur Gedeon, CPCU, PMP, AIC, CLCS | Rideshare/On-Demand Program Manager
    GEICO

  5. Timing is Everything: Using the Seasons to Maximize Your Success Opportunities

    Heather Blevins, CPCU, AIC, AINS, AIS, SCLA | Enterprise Change Management Analyst
    State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

    Gregg Golson | Vice President/Program Director J.S. Held University
    J.S. Held LLC

    Mike Koscielny | Director of Underwriting
    Florida Peninsula Insurance Company

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Optional Activity – Darts and Drinks

5:15 - 7:15 p.m.

Optional Activity - Chicago's Original Architecture Boat Tour

Wednesday, April 22
7:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Event Information Desk

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Fuel and Friends Breakfast
Start your day the right way. Enjoy a light breakfast buffet, grab a cup of joe, and take a few minutes to connect with fellow attendees.

8:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Solutions Showcase

8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Peer-to-Peer Learning | Roundtable Discussions
The best teachers are often those who are walking in your shoes. Roundtable discussions give you opportunities to join other personal lines professionals to share knowledge, trade tips, and offer advice. The session will include interactive, engaging discussions focused on industry changes and emerging issues that allow you to talk about what you and your peers are facing and what you can learn from each other’s successes and challenges.

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.

Munch and Mingle
Beat the mid-morning munchies with a snack and a quick break before getting back to the action.

9:45 - 11:00 a.m.

Closing Session: Becoming Mindful in the Midst of Chaos

Kendra Davies | Owner and Coach
Stellar Life Coaching

11:00 a.m.

Seminar Concludes

Contacts

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317.876.4279

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