by Daniel Webster, dWeb.News Publisher
A free virtual event dedicated to innovation and technology in underwriting
More than 1,200 senior underwriting executives have already signed up for the free Underwriting Innovation USA event, the largest of its kind dedicated to technology in underwriting, taking place online between November 9 and 12.
As the insurance industry continues to change at an incredible pace, it is vital that underwriters stay current with the latest technology to ensure they are able to make better decisions and operate in a more efficient manner.
Those who fail to adapt will be left behind. This event is a must-attend event for underwriting professionals.
Here’s a quick snapshot of some of the speakers:
” “The acceleration in data enablement and advanced modelling makes the role as an underwriter even more thrilling into the future.” – Tony Fenton Vice President, digitization and Innovation, Nationwide
” Transforming underwriting requires more than a project or a contract. Champions who have the courage to stand up for what is right and do the right thing are the ones that will win. My thoughts are very exciting and I am sharing them with you. – Nichole Myers, senior vice president, Swiss Re
Underwriting Innovation USA (November 9-12) will bring together 1,200+ senior underwriting executives to deliver a roadmap for underwriting transformation delivered by 60+ underwriting trailblazers ready to share their tips, tricks and pointers. There is no other event that brings together such a large number of senior underwriting executives to address the fundamental issues of innovation intergeneration in underwriting.
With access to over 15+ hours of free high-level content, this action-packed programme will deliver exclusive strategic insight and intricate detail allowing you to upgrade your underwriting capacity and become an underwriter who is fit for the future in an ever-evolving insurance landscape. The speakers and panellists have years of experience in underwriting, which allows them to share their knowledge from the forefront of the changing insurance landscape.
Run by Intelligent Insurer, the leading digital hub for senior insurance executives, brokers and insurtechs, the event is free for insurers to attend and features leading industry figures including:
- David Perez, Chief Underwriting Officer, Liberty Mutual Global Risk Solutions
- Dean Lapierre, SVP and Global Property Officer, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty
- Nichole Myers, SVP, Underwriting Propositions Lead for the Americas, Swiss Re
- Kiley O’Connell, Chief Underwriting Officer – Specialty Property, The Hanover Insurance Group
- Guenter Kryszon, Executive Underwriting Officer, Global Property, Markel
- Stephanie Rushforth, SVP and Head of Underwriting Operations, Hiscox
Day one, on November 9, will cover technology and innovation and address how insurers might develop underwriting systems that are fit for the future, use technology to future proof their businesses, work smarter not harder and use innovation to support profitable and sustainable growth.
Day two, on November 10, will cover the use of data and analytics, helping underwriters understand how to better use these tools to discover actionable insights and develop meaningful business value. Sessions will provide insights on how to find hidden gold in internal data, use it to make better business decision and enrich data to improve profitability. They also discuss how to use artificial intelligence to create underwriting systems that are fit for the future.
Day three, on November 11, will cover the changing nature of risk and help attendees better understand the expediential speed of this change and how they can adapt and excel in their performance despite this. The sessions will cover the challenges of managing cat events, the benefits of communicating better, the risks involved in failing to communicate, and how to be an underwriting transformation champion within your organization.
Day four, on November 12, will cover cyber risk examining all of the intricate challenges and opportunities this ever-evolving risk presents for insurers. Sessions will cover cyber risk, including continuous underwriting, risk engineering in cyber insurance, and how to avoid hackers and other competitors.
Helen Raff, Head of Digital Content for Intelligent Insurer, said:
“The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the speed of change in underwriting, but the sector was already on an exciting journey that will transform all aspects of this role. Data and technology can help underwriters work more efficiently, make better decisions and increase the profitability of their business. This event will allow attendees to discover the potential of technology and make better business decisions. .”
Peter Mahler (Vice President, Church Mutual Insurance Company) added:
” Why does communication still feel weak in the underwriting value chain despite all the advancements in communication technology? “Underwriting innovation is exciting because it elevates the role of the underwriter and helps them serve our clients better.”
Frederik Bisbjerg, digital transformation specialist, National Health Insurance Company, stated:
. The best thing about underwriting innovation is the ability to automate routine tasks and rote decision making. This allows the underwriter to serve clients better .”
Frederik Bisbjerg (digital transformation specialist at National Health Insurance Company) said:
” Customers are used to getting immediate solutions to their questions, delivered frictionlessly. Providing a simple, hassle-free service no longer is an advantage. It is the norm. This is what customers expect. “
Brian Thornton, president, ProWriters, said:
“I am looking forward to discussing the evolution of cyber insurance and cyber underwriting with other key thought leaders, specifically how technology can be used to better evaluate, predict, and avoid cyber incidents in real time.”
John Lucker, EVP & Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer, Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company, said:
“The Underwriting Innovation USA 2021 agenda is rich in content, will provide attendees with creative thinking, and presents opportunities for insurers to pick up some cutting-edge concepts for their strategic benefit”
Book your place here: https://bit.ly/3DHCOxE
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