8:00 AM - 8:30 AM - Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM - Two Concurrent Continuing Education Seminars
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM - One Continuing Education Seminar
11:30 AM - 12 Noon - Networking
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM - Luncheon and CPCU Conferment
Keynote Speaker: Karen Schmitt, FCAS, MAAA, FCIA, Chief Financial Officer, Maiden Holdings
Conferring Officer: Stephen Anderson, CPCU, ARM, SPHR, ITP, AIC, AIM, AINS, AIS, API, Sales Executive for The Institutes
Seminars - (Attendees will have a choice of one of the three seminars offered)
8:30 - 11:30
Emerging Insurance Issues – Sharing Economy, Legal Marijuana, & Internet of Things
This session will focus on issues related to these topics, and how they affect the insurance industry.
Instructors: Gerry Finley, SVP Casualty Treaty Underwriting, Munich Reinsurance America; Christopher Sirota, CPCU, Emerging Issues Product Development Lead, ISO
They Break It, You Buy It - Basic Risk and Claims Management of Slips, Trips, Falls, Sprains, & Strains
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 20% of the total amount of missed time on the job is due to back injuries. And according to the US Department of Labor, 25% of reported on the job injuries are due to slips, trips, and falls. These claims are high frequency and potentially deadly. Successfully understanding and managing these exposures is imperative for any employer and insurance industry professional. This course will focus on the basic circumstances surrounding these injuries, how to prevent them, best practices for claims management, and their downstream impacts on workers’ compensation ratings and premiums.
Panelists: Matthew A. Struck, CPCU, Brown & Brown Public Risk Advisors of New Jersey; Veronica George, Inservco Insurance Services, Inc.; Michael Pierson, AIC, MPierson Consulting, LLC; Sanford Brown, Verisk Insurance Solutions
9:30 - 11:30 Approved for 2 NJ CEs
Lloyd's of London - Joint with Excess and Surplus Lines Interest Group and International Insurance Interest Group.
This session will answer the question “What is Lloyd's”? Attendees will understand Lloyd's role in the marketplace and how it conducts business both in the US and worldwide. Specific examples of problem solving and new opportunities created by US brokers and Lloyd’s underwriters will be provided by a local MGA with syndicate binding authority, aka, “coverholder”.
Instructors: Hank Watkins, President North America Lloyd’s (New York) and Larry Goanos, President APRI (Red Bank NJ).