2023 Technology, Innovation and Insurance Virtual Seminar

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About This Event

Digital transformation, autonomous vehicles, embedded insurance, reinsurance insurtechs: take advantage of the professional education in these hot topics in this one-day virtual seminar.

Group registration is available.

Event information

Casualty Actuarial Society’s Envisioned Future (from the CAS Strategic Plan)

The CAS will be recognized globally as the premier organization in advancing the practice and application of casualty actuarial science and educating professionals in general insurance, including property-casualty and similar risk exposure.

Continuing Education Credits

The CAS Continuing Education Policy applies to all ACAS and FCAS members who provide actuarial services. Actuarial services are defined in the CAS Code of Professional Conduct as “professional services provided to a Principal by an individual acting in the capacity of an actuary. Such services include the rendering of advice, recommendations, findings or opinions based upon actuarial considerations.”

Members who are or could be subject to the continuing education requirements of a national actuarial organization can meet the requirements of the CAS Continuing Education Policy by satisfying the continuing education requirements established by a national actuarial organization recognized by the Policy.

This activity may qualify for up to 6 CE credits for the 2023 Technology, Innovation and Insurance Virtual Seminar for CAS members. Participants should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CAS members earn 1 CE credit per 50 minutes of educational session time, not to include breaks or lunch.

Contact Information

For more information on the event, please contact Dave Core at dcore@casact.org.

For more information on attendee registration, please email acs@casact.org.

For more information on other CAS opportunities or administrative policies such as complaints and refunds, please contact the CAS Office at (703) 276-3100 or visit the CAS website.

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Registration Fees

 

Early Reg. Fee On/Before March 17, 2023

Late Reg. Fee After March 17, 2023

Individual (All four sessions)

$300

$400

Registration Deadline

Please note that registration for the event will close on Friday, March 31, 2023, at 11:59 PM ET.

Cancellations/Refunds

Registration fees will be refunded for cancellations received in writing at the CAS Office via email, refund@casact.org, March 29, 2023, less a $200 processing fee.

Technical Specifications

This event will be held entirely on Microsoft Teams. For the best experience it is recommended that attendees download the Teams desktop app. Attendees may also use the web version of Teams through the following compatible browsers: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge. Teams is not supported in Internet Explorer 11 or Opera.

Group registration

If you are interested in registering six (or more) of your employees for the 2023 Technology, Innovation and Insurance Virtual Seminar, we have discount pricing as listed below! Please note that the only discount will be for the full event and will apply to both CAS members and non-members. 


Reg Types 

Normal Price 

Discounted Price 

6 Bulk - (6 for the price of 5) 
12 Bulk - (12 for the price of 10)
18 Bulk - (18 for the price of 15)
24 Bulk - (24 for the price of 20)

$1,800 
$3,600
$5,400
$7,200

$1,500 
$3,000
$4,500
$6,000

Once a bulk registration is purchased, the purchaser will be emailed a discount code unique to their organization. This discount code will allow the organization’s employees (in increments of six) to self-register for the 2023 Technology, Innovation and Insurance Virtual Seminar for free. Specific registration details will be provided with the discount code. 

Note: Bulk registration will close on Thursday, March 30, 2023. 

Group Registration

Speakers

Dave Border, FCAS, Senior Insurance Executive

Dave Border, a Senior Insurance Leader with 20+ years of experience delivering results for Allstate Insurance Company across personal lines, auto, and property insurance products, is known for his leadership and expertise in the actuarial space, regional product management, P&L ownership, and executive leadership of complex business units. Dave began his career in pricing, focusing on regulatory and legislative activity with Allstate Insurance Company. He later transitioned to product management leadership of multiple regions and then countrywide vehicle product management. In 2016, Dave continued his tenure at Allstate Insurance Company by assuming the role of President, Allstate Dealer Services leading the turnaround of this business unit focused on vehicle service contracts and related products. Dave joined RealPage in 2021 as SVP, Insurance Services where he leads the Insurance team serving the needs of residents, property managers, and owners in the Multi-Family housing industry. Dave earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics with a Minor in East Asian Studies from Washington University.

Mike Gulla, Managing Principal Consultant, Gulla Consulting Service, LLC

Mike has nearly 20 years of insurance experience across the P&C industry. Currently, Mike runs his own insurance consulting business in Austin, TX where he supports clients with underwriting strategy, cyber risk assessment, MGA formation, platform technology, reinsurance strategy, fundraising, and product development. Prior to consulting, Mike spent 4 years leading Underwriting and Insurance Product at Hippo Insurance (NYSE: HIPO) where he was the 1st insurance hire and helped the company raise ~$700M and launch over 100 products in more than 30 states. Prior to Hippo, Mike led various underwriting and insurance operations at Esurance, Nationwide, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car across all 50 states and parts of Canada.

Sergey Litvinenko, Founder & CEO, Koop Technologies

Sergey is a Co-Founder & CEO at Koop Technologies, an insurance technology company specializing in automation risks such as autonomous vehicle fleets and robotics.  At Koop, Sergey is responsible for all aspects of business, including new product development.  Previously, he worked in banking, where he developed financial models for different kinds of banking products, including asset-backed securities.  Sergey is a graduate of Boston College, MSc and the University of Pittsburgh, BSc.

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Sergey Litvinenko

Patrick Stapleton, FCAS, Senior Actuary, Arity

Patrick studied Actuarial Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He started his career at Allstate Insurance Company in the pricing department and most recently moved over to Arity to lead the Actuarial and Rating Services, Business Intelligence, and Data Governance teams.

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Chris Stapleton

Brandy Mayfield, SVP and Managing Director, Aon Digital Economy Practice

Brandy leads Aon’s Digital Economy Team and joined Aon in 2022. She’s known for building creative-yet-simple insurance solutions for digital platforms, as well as the people and assets that rely on them. For over 20 years, she has connected the dots for commercial insurance carriers, brokers, and their customers. She’s enjoyed geeking out in building some of the industry’s first generalized linear models, renewal segmentation strategies, and multicountry coverage solutions. She established the Shared Economy division at Allstate—extending protection to the largest ride, vehicle, and home-sharing platforms in the industry. Most recently, she led the UW and product divisions for a sharing economy MGU start-up. She first began working in the industry in 1999. Brandy understands the power of data, helping companies determine how their performance compares to industry benchmarks. Her expertise includes building episodic insurance and loss control solutions for clients, with a focus on P&C lines of business.

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Brandy Mayfield

Max Aronchick, Managing Director, InsurTech Center of Excellence Leader at Guy Carp

Max Aronchick Max joined Guy Carpenter in July of 2011 from university and has been with the company for 10 years. In the time since, Max has progressed to lead a wide range of property and casualty treaty opportunities for the firm and has most recently been named the company’s InsurTech Center of Excellence leader with responsibility for Guy Carpenter’s strategy in the space. He is concentrating as of late in consumer lines of businesses with a clientele that ranges from Large Stock Co.’s to greenfield InsurTech carrier ventures. Aside from start-up initiatives, he has experience leading programs for National writing companies, as well as Global clientele, across many classes of property and casualty business. In addition to Max’s account work, he has lead a number of internal initiatives for the company and has previously held positions in the firm’s Mortgage Credit Segment as well as Terrorism task-force. Max holds Bachelor of Science in Finance from Miami University as well as an ARe designation.

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Max Aronchick

Taylor Robinson

Taylor Robinson has worked in the insurance industry for seven years. He has served as ICW Re’s lead actuary since November 2019. Mr. Robinson’s responsibilities at ICW Re include:

  • Pricing reinsurance treaties covering property, property cat, casualty, and specialty lines of business;
  • Capturing and maintaining company exposures over all classes of business and monitoring catastrophe losses and risk measures;
  • Developing and maintaining reinsurance pricing models; * Reserving;
  • Budgeting; and
  • Reporting pricing data and metrics to ICW Re management

Mr. Robinson has been with ICW for five years, initially supporting pricing and modeling for direct lines before joining ICW Re in 2019. Prior to ICW he worked in travel insurance pricing for a California based MGA. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Irvine, is an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society, and is a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

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Taylor Robinson

Claire Opila

Claire is the lead product manager for embedded insurance at Vouch Insurance. She builds product solutions for partners to offer insurance within their client’s workflows. As part of embedded insurance, she is building an Intake API for both internal and external use to drive the questions clients receive in the application flow. Prior to Vouch, Claire has had diverse product experience at a couple of fintech startups: an API based payments company, Orum, and an embedded finance company, Even Financial. In her personal life, Claire is passionate about psychology, mental health, and the outdoors.

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Claire Opila

Jen Jabben

Jen is a Senior Manager in the Insurance and Actuarial Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young LLP. She leads the Actuarial Transformation service offering focused on leveraging new technologies and modernizing operating models to improve decision support, drive efficiency, and accelerate innovation for actuarial functions. Jen has nearly 20 years of experience in Property and Casualty insurance pricing, product management, product development, portfolio management and product delivery.

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Jen Jabben

Sarah Ponge

As EY’s Global Consulting Leader for Embedded Finance, Sarah is responsible for designing and delivering Embedded Insurance and Embedded Financing solutions. Throughout her career serving financial services institutions, Sarah has established herself as a solution delivery manager who has successfully managed the implementation of multiple, large-scale technology change programs.

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Sarah Ponge

Patrick Charles

Patrick Charles is Global Head of Property and Casualty (P&C) Insurance & Services.

Patrick joined SiriusPoint in September 2021 as Head of Americas P&C Insurance to manage and grow the Company’s US P&C insurance business. He is responsible for the expansion of SiriusPoint’s strategic partnerships, development of products and services to support new and existing partnerships, execution of the Company’s global strategy and delivery of financial commitments for P&C insurance. Patrick’s role as Global Head of P&C Insurance & Services reflects his contribution to driving the growth of the Company’s P&C insurance business worldwide.

Patrick serves as a Board Member for a number of companies in the SiriusPoint strategic partnerships portfolio, within the Company’s Insurance & Services segment. These include Arcadian, Banyan Risk, and Parameter Climate. Patrick joined SiriusPoint from Zurich Insurance Group, where he held North American leadership roles in underwriting and strategy spanning the past decade. During his previous 20+ years in the insurance industry, Patrick spent time at McKinsey & Company, Alliance Bernstein and the St. Paul Companies. He began his career as an actuary and is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society.

 

Emily Kessler

Emily is currently a Senior Actuary at Vouch, a start-up whose mission is to build the best business insurance for those building the future. At Vouch, her key responsibilities include pricing, reserving, and capital modeling. She has experience working across multiple lines of insurance, including speciality, commercial, and personal.

In addition to her actuarial work, Emily is passionate about helping companies build a more diverse and inclusive culture.

She joined Vouch from Canopius US Insurance where she supported a quickly growing business for more than three years. She has also held roles at CNA and Travelers.

Emily holds a B.S. in Actuarial Science and Finance from Drake University, is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS), and an Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) though The Institutes.

In her free time, Emily enjoys traveling, photography, and baking. She loves spending time with her two dogs and fostering other dogs.

 
Sessions

Wednesday, April 5

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. ET
Session 1 - Embedded Insurance

The session will explore the business and technology strategies behind embedded insurance and how they have evolved over time.

Speakers / Moderator:
  • Speakers / Moderator:
    Speakers: Dave Border, SVP Insurance Services, RealPage
    Sarah Ponge, Global Consulting Leader, Ernst & Young LLP
    Moderator:
    Jen Jabben, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. ET
Session 2: Autonomous Vehicles – How Does the Insurance Industry Adapt?

This session will focus on the latest in the field of Autonomous Vehicles and how insurers may be impacted and need to adjust to this in the future.

Speakers / Moderator:
  • Moderator:
    Patrick Stapleton, FCAS, Senior Actuary, Arity
    Speakers:
    Sergey Litvinenko, Founder & CEO, Koop Technologies
    Brandy Mayfield, SVP and Managing Director, Aon Digital Economy Practice
1:15 p.m.– 2:15 p.m. ET
Break
2:15 p.m.– 3:30 p.m. ET
Session 3: Evolution of Data in the InsurTech Age

Digital Transformation – How data and digital experiences have impacted the P&C Industry

Speakers / Moderator:
  • Speakers / Moderator:
    Speakers
    Mike Gulla, Managing Principal Consultant, Gulla Consulting Service, LLC
    Claire Opila, Lead Product Manager, Vouch Insurance
    Moderator:
    TBD
3:45 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. ET
Session 4: Reinsuring InsurTechs

The insurance industry is changing due to new technology and new entrants. As more InsurTechs enter the market, they create new partnerships, outside of the traditional sector, for reinsurers. In this session, we will hear from those reinsurers and brokers who are partnering with these new companies. Learn about why they choose to work with them and how they are different.

Speakers / Moderator:

  • Speakers
    Patrick Charles, Head of P&C Insurance Americas at Sirius Point
    Max Aronchick, Managing Director, InsurTech Center of Excellence Leader at Guy Carp
    Taylor Robinson, Senior Reinsurance Actuary at ICW Group
    Moderator:
    Emily Kessler, Senior Actuary, Vouch Insurance
Schedule

Wednesday, April 5

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. ET
Session 1 - Embedded Insurance
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. ET
Session 2 - Autonomous Vehicles – How Does the Insurance Industry Adapt?
1:15 p.m.– 2:15 p.m.
Break
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET
Session 3 - Evolution of Data in the InsurTech Age
3:45 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. ET
Session 4 - Reinsuring InsurTechs
Sessions

Wednesday, April 5

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. ET
Session 1 - Embedded Insurance

The session will explore the business and technology strategies behind embedded insurance and how they have evolved over time.

Speakers / Moderator:
  • Speakers / Moderator:
    Speakers: Dave Border, SVP Insurance Services, RealPage
    Sarah Ponge, Global Consulting Leader, Ernst & Young LLP
    Moderator:
    Jen Jabben, Senior Manager, Ernst & Young LLP
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. ET
Session 2: Autonomous Vehicles – How Does the Insurance Industry Adapt?

This session will focus on the latest in the field of Autonomous Vehicles and how insurers may be impacted and need to adjust to this in the future.

Speakers / Moderator:
  • Moderator:
    Patrick Stapleton, FCAS, Senior Actuary, Arity
    Speakers:
    Sergey Litvinenko, Founder & CEO, Koop Technologies
    Brandy Mayfield, SVP and Managing Director, Aon Digital Economy Practice
1:15 p.m.– 2:15 p.m. ET
Break
2:15 p.m.– 3:30 p.m. ET
Session 3: Evolution of Data in the InsurTech Age

Digital Transformation – How data and digital experiences have impacted the P&C Industry

Speakers / Moderator:
  • Speakers / Moderator:
    Speakers
    Mike Gulla, Managing Principal Consultant, Gulla Consulting Service, LLC
    Claire Opila, Lead Product Manager, Vouch Insurance
    Moderator:
    TBD
3:45 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. ET
Session 4: Reinsuring InsurTechs

The insurance industry is changing due to new technology and new entrants. As more InsurTechs enter the market, they create new partnerships, outside of the traditional sector, for reinsurers. In this session, we will hear from those reinsurers and brokers who are partnering with these new companies. Learn about why they choose to work with them and how they are different.

Speakers / Moderator:

  • Speakers
    Patrick Charles, Head of P&C Insurance Americas at Sirius Point
    Max Aronchick, Managing Director, InsurTech Center of Excellence Leader at Guy Carp
    Taylor Robinson, Senior Reinsurance Actuary at ICW Group
    Moderator:
    Emily Kessler, Senior Actuary, Vouch Insurance
Schedule

Wednesday, April 5

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. ET
Session 1 - Embedded Insurance
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. ET
Session 2 - Autonomous Vehicles – How Does the Insurance Industry Adapt?
1:15 p.m.– 2:15 p.m.
Break
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET
Session 3 - Evolution of Data in the InsurTech Age
3:45 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. ET
Session 4 - Reinsuring InsurTechs