Insurance Market Summit

The Insurance Market Summit is a CT IFS signature event, hosted each year in Hartford, the nation's Insurance Capital.  The Summit showcases the expertise, insight and depth of knowledge that drives the companies of the Insurance Capital, as they lead the charge into the future of insurance worldwide.  

IMS 2017
Ground-breaking technology.  Algorithms informing strategy.   
Thought leadership propelling mainstay and emerging companies

These are the tenants of the Insurance Market Summit experience.  Only in the nation's Insurance Capital will you hear from the people and glimpse the platforms reshaping this global industry and changing the game right now. CT IFS is pleased to host this 6th annual industry gathering.  Make your move: those with a stake in defining the future of insurance will be there.

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Don't miss:
Distinguished C-Suite Panel | Global Accelerator Insights | Talent Dynamics
Organizational Culture | Strategic Innovation 

Summit Keynote: 
IMS Headliner

Amidi holds more than 28 years' experience founding, operating and growing successful companies in the U.S. and abroad.  Plug and Play connects startups to corporations and invests in more than 100 companies every year. Plug and Play has 22 locations worldwide and its success stories include PayPal, Dropbox, SoundHound, and Lending Club.

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Program Agenda
7:30 a.m.  -  Registration and Networking Breakfast
Sponsored by ConnectiCare

8:30 a.m.  -  Welcome and Introductions

9:00 a.m.  -  Keynote Presentation
Sponsored by Travelers
Saeed Amidi - Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Plug and Play

9:50 a.m.  -  Plug and Play Portfolio Company Discussion
Janet Anderson - Chief Marketing Officer and Business Development, Lapetus Solutions
Jason Andrew - Chief Executive Officer, Limelight Health
Will Dove - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Extraordinary Re Holdings, Inc.
Aaron Schiff - Chief Executive Officer, Matic Insurance
Moderator: Saeed Amidi - Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Plug and Play

11:00 a.m.  -  Coffee & Conversation Break

Sponsored by Conning

11:15 a.m.  -  C-Suite Panel Discussion
Robert DiMuccio - Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Amica
Peter Tedone - Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vantis Life Insurance Company
Paul Tyler - Chief Marketing Officer, The Phoenix Companies, Inc.
Moderator: John A. Wilcox - Chief Strategy and Ventures Officer, The Hartford

12:15 p.m.  -  Plated Lunch

1:00 p.m.  -  Next Gen Workforce Panel
Internal culture is critical to nourishing and sustaining innovation: new skill sets and
aptitudes are in-demand, and with them come new approaches and expectations.  

2:00 p.m.  -  Coffee & Conversation Break
Sponsored by Nassau Re

2:15 p.m.  -  Innovation Panel
Sponsored by The Hartford
Connecticut-driven innovation across the insurance space, from mainstay to emerging companies.

Beth Maerz - Vice President Strategy and Execution, Travelers
Devi Mohanty - Vice President Strategy, Innovation and Strategic Ventures, The Hartford
Sabine VanderLinden - Chief Executive Officer, InsurTech Business, Startupbootcamp
Moderator: Michelle Cote - Managing Director, CT Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, UConn

3:30 p.m.  -  Closing Remarks and Networking Reception
Sponsored by Voya

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Register Now for IMS

Individual Ticket (Open Seating): $350
Reserved Table (8 seats): CT IFS Member Companies - $1,500
Reserved Table (8 Seats): Non-Members of CT IFS - $2,500

Stay connected: @CT_IFS  #CTIMS

Learn more about the Insurance Market Summit: 
contact CT IFS Executive Director Susan Winkler.
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Enjoy these 2016 recapsSee event pics from November 2016.
Explore the 2016 Insurance Market Brief, published in collaboration with presenting sponsor, PwC.  


The Insurance Market Summit is the preeminent gathering of insurance executives hosted in Hartford, the nation’s Insurance Capital.  The signature event, hosted by CT IFS, showcases the unique perspective of some of the most prominent leaders and companies in today’s global insurance industry and delivers an unparalleled opportunity to learn, network and engage against the backdrop of Connecticut’s insurance expertise, talent and innovation.  More than 350 practitioners, senior leaders and business-focused media convene each November to hear from the brightest minds and to explore the transformative forces in insurance practice.

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