InsurTechTO: Overview

The Premier Event Showcasing the InsurTech Community in Toronto

Monday, November 6, 2017 at Westin Harbour Castle

InsurTech uses technology innovations to squeeze out savings and efficiency from the current insurance industry model.

InsurTechTO will bring together InsurTech practioners, insurers and brokers to discuss new business models and technologies which are:

  • enhancing consumer engagement and the customer experience;
  • building new insurance products and services;
  • enabling omni-channel distribution;
  • utilizing collaborative development and accelerating time to market;
  • leveraging investments using new business models; and
  • facilitating enterprise digital transformation.

Experience the dynamics of InsurTech with tech start-ups, practitioners, and facilitators.

Presentations from thought-leaders, including …

Insurance in the Post-Digital World
Jim Love, CIO & Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada
Janine White, Vice-President - Marketplaces, Kanetix

  • Transformation starts at the user experience – but it will affect all aspects of the insurance business including risk management, mitigation, and indemnification.

Lessons Learned from Leading Insurers
Moderator: Neil Mitchell, Managing Director, Marsh Canada Limited
Marc Philips, VP - Digital Strategy, TD Insurance
Marc Lipman, COO, AIG Insurance
Michael Shostak, SVP & CMO, Economical Insurance
Charlotte Malaurie, E-commerce Director, April

  • Hear from top insurance companies just how leaders in the industry are taking on the challenge of disrupting an industry satisfied with the status quo.

Broker 2.0: The Transformation Of The Modern Broker
Moderator: Ian Portsmouth, Managing Director, Canadian Underwriter
Adam Hare, COO, Insurance Jack
Amanda Ketelaars, Operations Manager, Mitchell and Whale
Chris Gory, President, Insurance Portfolio Financial Services Inc.
Sean Widdess, Head of Strategic Partnerships,

  • Learn how technology is shaping the way brokerages operate and how the role of the modern broker is evolving in the age of digital disruption.

Creating an Innovation Ecosystem
Moderator: Michael Loeters, SVP - Commercial Insurance, PROLINK
Philipp Wassenberg, CEO, Munich Re & Temple Insurance
Danish Yusuf, CEO, Zensurance
Tyrre Burks, Founder & CEO, Player's Health

  • Hear how CxOs are creating a culture of innovation within their companies through their need to become consumer-centric, digital, agile, and responsive.

See all confirmed presentations.

RIBO Credit

  • Brokers: We have received confirmation of RIBO accreditation for this event. Continuing Education certificates are being dispatched the week of November 20th – if you completed the evaluation survey and requested RIBO credit, please contact [email protected] if you have not received your certificate by Friday, November 24th.

Who Should Attend?

  • Insurance practitioners involved with innovation: insurers, brokers, and MGAs;
  • InsurTech practitioners
  • Insurance technology suppliers & practitioners;
  • Investors.