2016 Insurance Market Summit

Insurance Market Summit

2016 Insurance Market Summit
CT IFS' fifth annual signature event will explore the variety and magnitude of global forces - technological, geopolitical and regulatory - that are leading the industry into new areas of risk and opportunity.  

The morning segment will highlight big picture thinking on disruption and the pace of change as related to the evolving roles of insurance and capital.  A distinguished CEO panel will showcase leading executives’ responses to what’s next and what’s new in a rapidly changing industry:  

Roger W. Crandall
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company

Rodney O. Martin, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Voya Financial

Christopher J. Swift
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Hartford

The Summit's afternoon segment will explore specific advancements and technologies that improve consumer orientation and value-added services.  Additional sessions will underscore implications and solutions within specific insurance disciplines.

Registration and more details on the 2016 Summit are soon to come - follow @CT_IFS (#CTIMS) for the latest developments.

Did you miss last year's program?  Take a look back and stay tuned to register for the 2016 event!

2015 Insurance Market Summit
On November 4 in Hartford, the nation's Insurance Capital, CT IFS convened 350 insurance executives, practitioners and innovators at the Insurance Market Summit, where key executives from globally recognized companies showcased how they are leading the strategic revolution for insurance and other consumer-driven industries. Click for the program from the November 4 event.

Highlighted Speakers:

  • Google: Jon Kaplan - Vice President, U.S. Sales and Operations
  • CNET: Mark Larkin - Senior Vice President and General Manager (CNET, ZDNET and TechRepublic)
  • FBI - Cyber Division: Brett Leatherman - Assistant Section Chief
  • National Assoc. of Insurance Commissioners: John M. Huff - Director, Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration; NAIC President-Elect
  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System: Thomas Sullivan - Associate Director

The stellar front-end agenda featured Google's Jon Kaplan, CNET's Mark Larkin and the FBI Cyber Division's Assistant Section Chief Brett Leatherman.  From an exploration of the emerging technologies that are revolutionizing our world and disrupting risk management, to the reality of the Smart Home and the protection of privacy, data and consumer interests, these three speakers characterized the challenges squarely facing the industry, and opened the imagination to the future of the insurance landscape.

A post-lunch panel featuring state and national dignitaries highlighted the economic development and regulatory environment.  DECD Commissioner Catherine Smith moderated the conversation, and engaged CID Commissioner Katharine Wade, the Federal Reserve's Thomas Sullivan and the NAIC's President-Elect John Huff, in a lively dialogue that concluded the main stage presentation. 

Attendees then broke into three sector-specific panels, where experts, technologists and innovators discussed the new health economy, robotics, autonomous vehicles, 3D printing, generation-specific marketing and distribution channels and more. 

Launched at the Summit was the fourth installment in a series of reports on Connecticut's insurance industry - the Insurance Market Brief.  This in-depth report was produced in collaboration with PwC, the Summit's Presenting Sponsor.


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