Sunday, October 01
2017 WIFI Sponsored by Kanetix
Conference Registration Opens 3:00pm
Cocktail Reception 5:45-7:00pm
Sponsored by Lloyd’s
Welcome Address: Vincent Vandendael, Chief Commercial Officer, Lloyd’s
Monday, October 02
Breakfast Sponsored by Willis Re
7:00am - 8:45am
Welcome, Acknowledgements and Intro Address
9:00am - 9:15am
President & CEO,
Acclaimed Business Journalist Bestselling Author, The Beauty of Discomfort
The View from OSFI
Assistant Superintendent, Insurance Supervision Sector, OSFI
Join us for a fireside chat with OSFI’s Assistant Superintendent of Insurance Supervision, Neville Henderson. Mr. Henderson will share his insights into OSFI’s view of the P&C industry and share updates on regulatory initiatives both in Canada and globally. Mr. Henderson will respond to audience questions at the end of the fireside chat.
Networking Break Sponsored by DBRS
10:00am - 10:30am
MORNING CONCURRENT SESSIONS
10:30am - 11:30am
Straight Talk Commercial: Global Risk Manager Views
EVP, Chief Broking Officer, Aon Risk Solutions
Group GM, Risk Management and Insurance, International SOS and Chairman, Pan-Asia Risk & Insurance Management Association (PARIMA)
President, Risk Management 101 and Past Chair, RIMS Canada Council
Director of Risk Management and Employee Benefits for Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc. (EBI) and Past President of RIMS Society
The issues that today’s corporate risk and insurance managers deal with every day have changed. The world moves fast but sometimes insurance doesn’t. What do risk professionals expect from intermediaries and from the carriers? Is the industry as it is structured today nimble and responsive enough to respond to current business demands or will it be left in the dust as InsurTech, retention, captives and other innovative solutions erode the role of the traditional markets? Join this outstanding and outspoken panel to find out.
Straight Talk Personal: Consumer Focus - Millennials Discuss Insurance from Their Perspective
President & CEO, Kanetix Ltd.
VP Clients & Members Digital Experience & Interactions
National Manager, The Climate Reality Project Canada
Undergraduate Student, Smith School of Business, Queen's University
Personal lines ain’t what they used to be especially when it comes to younger consumers. Car and home ownership patterns are changing, buying habits and expectations are starkly different from what baby boomers and even Gen-Xers are used to. Join this panel to hear the straight goods from two young emissaries and two innovative industry players. Responding correctly to evolving consumer needs is vital to the viability of the industry.
Lunch and Presentation
AUGMENTED: Life in the Smart Lane
Founder & CEO, Moven
The internet and smartphone are just the latest in a 250 year long cycle of disruption that has continuously changed the way we live, the way we work and the way we interact. Join us and hear Brett King, global bestselling author and futurist, discuss how the coming Augmented Age promises a level of disruption, behavioral shifts and changes that are unparalleled in our history.
Global Leaders' Panel
1:45pm - 3:00pm
President & Executive Director, Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers
Chief Executive Officer and President, AXIS Capital
EVP and President of the Global Speciality SBU, Liberty Mutual Group
Chief Executive Officer, SCOR Global P&C
CEO International Insurance, Aviva
NICC’s global leaders’ panel is always a highlight. This year’s panel features two primary companies, a reinsurer and a hybrid company that writes both insurance and reinsurance – brought together with an outstanding moderator. Not a shrinking violet among them. Prepare for a lively discussion. Audience Q&A will be encouraged.
Networking Break Sponsored by SCM
3:00pm - 3:30pm
AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Did We Get It Right? A Realistic View of the Industry's Performance in Fort McMurray
Vice President, Western and Pacific Region, IBC
Alberta Correspondent, Global National News
Operations Manager, Recovery Task Force Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
Managing Director, Alberta Emergency Management Agency
Deputy Senior Vice President of Claims West, Intact Financial Corporation
Are we getting it right in Fort McMurray? Four perspectives on our industry’s response. For 18 months, the Canadian P&C insurance industry has been responding to the largest disaster in its history. What have we done well to help those affected rebuild their lives? And what has gone wrong? Finally, what can we do better for our customers next time? Hear from a local government official, emergency management expert, a claims specialist and a journalist on the industry response so far.
C-Suite vs. Analytics and Business Intelligence vs. Cultural Shift
President & CEO, Travelers Canada
EVP & Chief Analytics Officer, Manulife Financial
Chief Actuary and Head of Business Intelligence and Analytics, Travelers
Global Insurance Practice Leader,
Diversified Search Group
This session aims to close the gap between business objectives being held in the analytics and business intelligence teams in contrast to business goals and cultural impact. It will focus on listing common objectives, suggestions on ways to drive future interactions and tools to deliver on holistic business-based outcomes. It will also focus on the human element of people and what exists today vs our tomorrow state in the evolving marketplace.
Topics for discussion include:
- How to tell whether or not your organization is ready for disruption – Opportunities, threats and obstacles attributed to the traditional model vs emerging models
- Best practice benchmarking metrics to gauge your company’s progress with analytics vs. the industry
- Can analytics practices in other financial service sectors be useful predictors of adoption in the P&C insurance industry?
- In addition to CEO support, where in the organization – and how – can you generate more support for analytics and technology adoption?
- What tactics and strategies you can employ to broaden such adoption across the enterprise?
- What changing skill set/business acumen will be required and what cultural shift will be necessary for organizations to not just survive but thrive in the new world?
Specialty Session: Drones and Sensors: A Tool for the Industry
4:35pm - 5:35pm
Head of Enterprise Data Strategy, DroneBase
Global Data Analytics Insurance Leader, EY
Senior Vice President and Product Manager, Liberty Mutual Global Specialty
Leveraging sensors, drones, automation and robotics in insurance underwriting and claims management is in its infancy. Insurers around the world are harnessing these technologies in innovative ways already. Find out how from this outstanding panel.
End of Monday Sessions
Cocktail Reception 6:30-7:30pm
Sponsored by Aon Benfield
Gala Dinner and Entertainment 7:30pm
Dinner co-sponsored by Guy Carpenter and Munich Re Canada
Wine sponsored by PwC
Entertainment sponsored by Deloitte
Tuesday, October 03
Breakfast Sponsored by JLT Re
7:00am - 8:30am
Where Water Meets Underinsurance: Canadian Flood Risk - A Public Policy Imperative
8:45am - 10:15am
Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo
President, Direct-Line Insurance
Assistant Deputy Minister, Emergency Management and Public Safety Division, Manitoba
Vice President, Federal Affairs, IBC
Industry Expert and Former CEO
Several insurers now offer flood coverage to their customers. What options are currently available and are consumers purchasing the product? What technical and commercial challenges are there? Do consumers want flood coverage and how easy is it to sell? Two years from now, where does the panel see flood insurance going? And what role do governments play in creating resilient communities by educating consumers, mitigating risk and supporting those consumers at highest risk of flooding?
Networking Break Sponsored by DBRS
10:15am - 10:45am
MORNING CONCURRENT SESSION
10:45am - 12:00pm
Canadian Auto - State of the Union
President & CEO, Facility Association
Senior Vice President Claims, Intact Financial Corporation
Superintendent, Solvency, AMF
JR Tisdale Consulting Services
Join this panel of senior leaders from the industry and the regulatory community for a fast-paced, quick hitting update on auto insurance from across Canada. The panel will provide perspectives on the issues that are front and centre in each major jurisdiction as well as current and forward-looking issues that span the country. A question and answer session will be encouraged.
InsurTech - Evolution or Revolution?
Partner, Monitor Deloitte, Insurance Practice, Deloitte LLP
Managing Director, Munich Re (Group)/ Hartford Steam Boiler
President & Chief Executive Officer, Square One Insurance Services
Superintendent, Client Services and Distribution Oversight, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
InsurTech is here to stay. But is it friend or foe to the incumbent industry? How will the regulatory framework adapt? How far up the insurance food chain will InsurTech go… personal lines property, personal auto, small commercial, mid-market, risk-managed, reinsurance? What will it mean for intermediaries and traditional players? Lessons from banking and FinTech? Q&A will be encouraged.
Closing Lunch Sponsored by CIP Society
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Leadership Amid Continuous Innovation - Beyond Buzzwords
Kirstine Stewart is one of Canada’s most recognized media executives with a front row seat at Twitter, CBC, and now Chief Strategy Officer at Diply, one of the fastest growing social platforms in the world. Kirstine has ‘walked the walk’ in terms of leadership amid technological upheaval. A conversation with Amanda Lang and audience Q&A will follow her address. Kirstine is sure to provide a thought-provoking close to the 2017 NICC that you will not want to miss.
NICC 2017 is accredited by RIBO 8.5 hours Management
Cancellation fee of $150 + tax applies per delegate, no refunds after August 31, 2017.
Substitutions allowed at any time.