Announcing the World Insurance Forum, by

Toronto, ON (Oct. 19, 2020) — Insurance has entered the decade in which it will face its biggest challenges ever. This year, the global spread of COVID-19 brought about dramatic changes, intensifying the industry’s digital transformation and accelerating a transition to enable Work From Home (WFH) amid the need for social distancing.

Having seen what could be done, leaders now have a better sense of the possible.

But the excitement is no longer about just leveraging technology – better and further – to improve all aspects of the business. It is about using the same leadership techniques to reinvent the whole business of insurance across the traditional insurance players, customers and providers and beyond to other industries for entirely new relationships. is pleased to announce the launch of the World Insurance Forum to bring together perspectives about the changes that are already underway, with an eye on the business and technology landscape ahead.

As a special introduction to this series, the first two virtual sessions of the WIF are being offered with our compliments:

How Will InsurTech Shape The Future?
Tuesday, November 17, at 11:00am (ET)

  • Mark Dowds, Managing Director, Anthemis
  • Ruth Foxe Blader, Partner, Anthemis

Transforming Commercial Underwriting Through Technology
Friday, November 30, at 11:00am (ET)

  • Mike Fitzgerald, Principal Insurance Analyst, CB Insights
  • Andy Yeoman, Founder & CEO, Concirrus

Registration for the first session – on Nov. 17 – is open now.

Join the discussion; take away new perspectives on the insurance journey in the 2020s.


With a focus on the intersection of insurance and technology, helps clarify the potential that technology brings to the business of insurance. For more information, visit


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