Background
SPONSORS

Agenda:

8:15 – 9:15
Registration & breakfast

9:15 – 9:25
Chairman’s Welcome and Slideo demonstration
Mark Geoghegan, Managing Director, The Insurance Insider

9:25 – 9:40
Keynote
John Berger, CEO, Ascot Reinsurance

Good Trends
Bad Trends
What the Ascot group is doing

9:40 – 9:55
Keynote

Tony Ursano, President, TigerRisk Partners

9:55 – 10:10
Keynote
John Forney, President & Chief Executive Officer, UPC Insurance

10:10 – 10:30
Group Q&A

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee break

11:00 – 11:20
Hurricane Irma – Lessons Learned
Bruce Lucas, Chairman & CEO, Heritage Insurance Holdings

How did we perform?
AOB and Attorney represented claim
Tri-country impact on losses and Adjuster shortages

11:20 – 12:10
Panel discussion: Lessons learned from the 2017 catastrophes
David Bull
, US Editorial Director, The Insurance Insider (Moderator)
Charles Cooper
, Chief Executive, Reinsurance Business Group, XL Catlin
Michael Millette
, Managing Partner, Hudson Structured Capital
Lara Mowery, Managing Director, Head of Global Property Specialty, Guy Carpenter
Keith Wolfe, President US P&C - Regional and National, Swiss Re

• Hurricanes Harvey, Irma & Maria
• The year alternative capital came of age
• How did models perform?

12:10 – 13:30
Lunch

13:30 – 13:55
Keynote
Patrick G. Ryan, Chairman and CEO, Ryan Specialty Group, LLC

Pat Ryan will discuss the current and future impact on specialty lines insurance from the rapid consolidation of both capital providers and distributors along with the significant investment being made in InsurTech.

1:55 – 2:45
Panel discussion: M&A, Financing and Capital
Sebastian Kafetz, Head of Insurance, North America, ‎Lloyds Bank (Moderator)
Jeffrey Farber, CFO, The Hanover Insurance Group
Nigel Frudd, Chief Strategy Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, Sompo International Holdings Ltd.
Mark D. Lyons, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, ACGL

- Capital adequacy post 2017 events. Environment for debt and equity issuance, buybacks vs retention, investor return expectations
- M&A. Ongoing consolidation amongst mid tier players vs acquisitions by global composites
- Evolving ownership models. Alternative Asset reinsurers, Pension fund ownership, private equity
- Tax and Regulation. US Tax reform and Brexit leading to changing business models

2:45 – 3:25
Coffee break

3:25 – 4:20

Panel discussion: Innovation in the P&C insurance space
Mark Geoghegan, Managing Director, The Insurance Insider (Moderator)
David Flandro, Global Head of Analytics, JLT Re
Brad Gow, Global Cyber Product Leader, Sompo International
Andrew Robinson, Executive in Residence, Oak HC/FT
Sarah Street, EVP, Strategy & Innovation Initiatives, XL Catlin

- What approach to InsurTech works best for incumbents?
- The value chain – where’s the biggest opportunity for innovation?
- Cyber

4:20 – 4:45
Keynote
Tom Bolt, Chief Underwriting Officer, General Insurance, AIG

4:45 – 6:15
Networking drinks

SPEAKERS
  • John Berger

    John Berger

    CEO, Ascot Reinsurance

  • Charles Cooper

    Charles Cooper

    Chief Executive, Reinsurance, XL Catlin

  • Jeffrey Farber

    Jeffrey Farber

    CFO, The Hanover Insurance Group
  • David Flandro

    David Flandro

    Global Head of Analytics, JLT Re
  • John Forney

    John Forney

    President & Chief Executive Officer, UPC Insurance
  • Nigel Frudd

    Nigel Frudd

    Chief Strategy Officer, Sompo International Holdings Ltd
  • Brad Gow

    Brad Gow

    Global Cyber Product Leader, Sompo International
  • Sebastian Kafetz

    Sebastian Kafetz

    Head of Insurance Coverage, North America, ‎Lloyds Banking Group
  • Bruce Lucas

    Bruce Lucas

    Chairman & CEO, Heritage Insurance Holdings
  • Mark D. Lyons

    Mark D. Lyons

    Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, ACGL
  • Lara Mowery

    Lara Mowery

    Managing Director, Head of Global Property Specialty, Guy Carpenter
  • Michael Millette

    Michael Millette

    Managing Partner, Hudson Structured Capital
  • Andrew Robinson

    Andrew Robinson

    Executive in Residence, Oak HC/FT
  • Patrick G. Ryan

    Patrick G. Ryan

    Founder, Chairman & CEO, Ryan Specialty Group

  • Tony Ursano

    Tony Ursano

    President, TigerRisk Partners
  • Peter Wilson

    Peter Wilson

    CEO, AXIS Insurance
  • Sarah Street

    Sarah Street

    EVP, Strategy & Innovation Initiatives, XL Catlin

  • Keith Wolfe

    Keith Wolfe

    President US P&C - Regional and National, Swiss Re