The IBM Services Centre Executive Briefing

Globalization. Demographic shifts. Political and regulatory forces. Mergers and acquisitions. Rapid technology changes.
Cost pressures. All these challenges make managing your application portfolio time-consuming and expensive.

The IBM Services Centre for Insurance has brought together industry, business and application experts to help you tackle these
challenges. Our application services can simplify your application management and free resources and capital for your other pressing
business issues. Attend this special Executive Briefing and find out how. IBM can help you protect your bottom line.

Jamie Sharp, Executive Analyst Financial Services Sector,
IDC Canada

Jamie outlines trends in the global insurance industry and
how they�ll impact the Canadian marketplace. He also
examines the pressures that Canadian insurance companies
face and the strategies they�re deploying to manage
these challenges.

Mark Langlois, Director, Business Development
Application Management Services, IBM

Mark discusses how you can harmonize your business and
application strategies and reduce overall application costs with
IBM application management services. He also shares real
examples of how to improve process, infrastructure and facilities
costs by up to 25%, allowing you to focus energy and resources
on your core business functions.

Kevin Meaney, Initiative Manager,
Economical Insurance Group

Kevin discusses the pressures that Economical Insurance
Group faced in day-to-day management of their application
portfolio, and how this impacted their business operations.
He also discusses the motivations for application outsourcing.

George Sheen, Partner, Insurance Industry,
IBM Business Consulting Services

George introduces the session by talking briefly about
e-business on demand, its impact on the insurance industry,
and how outsourcing applications positions you for the
emerging on demand world.

Toronto � October 21

IBM Centre for e-business Innovation
120 Bloor Street East
Registration: 7:30 AM
Continental breakfast served during registration

Waterloo � October 22

The IBM Services Centre for Insurance
410 Albert Street
Registration: 3:00 PM
Refreshments/hors d�oeuvres served after briefing

Montr�al � October 23

Le 1250 Ren�-L�vesque, Conference Centre
1250, Ren�-L�vesque Ouest

Registration: 12:00 PM
Lunch served during registration
Each Executive Briefing will be 2 hours in length. For agenda
details and directions to each location, please visit our Web site.

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