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Agenda:

08:45 – 09:40
Registration & breakfast

09:40 – 09:50
Chairman’s Introduction
Mark Geoghegan, Managing Director, The Insurance Insider

09:50 – 10:10
Driving meaningful transformation through venture partnerships
Ted Stuckey
, Head of Global Innovation Lab, QBE Insurance Group Limited

Moving beyond PoC’s with portfolio companies to deliver business value at a globa.

10:10 – 10:30
Talent Wars, Acquisitions and Busts: What’s Ahead for Insurtech in 2018
Martha Notaras, Partner, XL Innovate

- How 2018 is shaping up against XL Innovate’s predictions
- The evolving roles of Corporate VCs and incumbent insurers in the rise of insurtech
- Which markets will drive the value of insurtech startups

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)
Brian Cohen, Operating Partner, Altamont Capital Partners
David Miles, Managing Partner, ManchesterStory Group
Vikas Singhal, Partner, Hudson Structured Capital Management
Ying Wang, Partner, Fosun RZ Capital
Zinovia Wendlandt, Partner Engagement Manager, Munich Re Digital Partners US

12:20 – 13:45
Lunch

13:45 – 14:05
Online engagement for the Reinsurance market - the art of the possible
Igor Best-Devereux, Chief Executive Officer and President, eReinsure, Inc.

Key lessons learned building a successful insurtech business in the global reinsurance market.

14:05 – 14:50
Panel discussion: Harnessing new technologies: growth opportunities and operational efficiencies across the value chain
Mark Geoghegan, Managing Director, The Insurance Insider (Moderator)
Gabriel Halimi, Co-Founder & CEO, Flo Technologies

Ryan Kottenstette, CEO, Cape Analytics
Sofya Pogreb, COO, Next Insurance
Robert Reville, President & CEO, Praedicat

14:50 – 15:10
Coffee break

15:10 – 15:30
Beyond Incremental: The Path to Step Change Improvements in Commercial Lines
Matt Miller, Founder & CEO, Embroker

After an initial wave of insurtech innovation, early leaders like Embroker are showing real traction.  Embroker’s CEO will discuss the opportunity to move beyond the traction phase and build a large, sustainable business by pursuing structural innovation across the value chain and new types of partnerships with risk capital.

15:30 – 16:20
Panel discussion: Bridging the gap: managing the marriage of insurers and insurtechs
John F. Finston, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath (Moderator)
Jeff Berezny, Head of Growth & Design, Trōv
Pascal Karsenti, Director, Research & Technology, Nephila Advisors LLC
Tom Link, Founder & CEO, SpatialKey
Assaf Wand, CEO & Co-Founder, Hippo Insurance

16:20 – 16:40
Lessons Learned: What it’s really like to raise capital, build a tech company, and reinvent how small business insurance is distributed
Chad Nitschke
, Co-Founder & CEO, Bunker

A behind the scenes view of the journey in building Bunker. Going from idea to MVP to revenue - providing a glimpse into the wins, losses, and surprises over the past 2 years.

16:40 – 16:50
Q&A

16:50 – 16:55
Chairman’s closing remarks
Mark Geoghegan, Managing Director, The Insurance Insider

16:55 – 18:30
Networking drinks and canapés

18:30
Conference close

SPEAKERS
  • Jeff Berezny

    Jeff Berezny

    Head of Growth & Design, Trōv
  • Igor Best-Devereux

    Igor Best-Devereux

    President and CEO, eReinsure, Inc.

  • Gabriel Halimi

    Gabriel Halimi

    Co-founder and CEO, Flo Technologies
  • Pascal Karsenti

    Pascal Karsenti

    Director, Research & Technology, Nephila Advisors LLC
  • Ryan Kottenstette

    Ryan Kottenstette

    CEO & Founder, Cape Analytics

  • Tom Link

    Tom Link

    Founder & CEO, SpatialKey
  • David Miles

    David Miles

    Managing Partner, ManchesterStory Group
  • Matt Miller

    Matt Miller

    CEO, Embroker

  • Chad Nitschke

    Chad Nitschke

    Co-Founder & CEO, Bunker
  • Martha Notaras

    Martha Notaras

    Partner, XL Innovate

  • Sofya Pogreb

    Sofya Pogreb

    COO, Next Insurance
  • Robert Reville

    Robert Reville

    President & CEO, Praedicat

  • Ted Stuckey

    Ted Stuckey

    Head of Global Innovation Lab, QBE Insurance Group Limited
  • Assaf Wand

    Assaf Wand

    CEO & Co-Founder, Hippo Insurance
  • Zinovia Wendlandt

    Zinovia Wendlandt

    Partner Engagement Manager, Munich Re Digital Partners US