2018 Technology Conference: Presentation Materials

16th Annual Insurance-Canada.ca Technology Conference

“Insurance Vectors in Play: Risk, Technology, Engagement”

Feb. 27-28, 2018 — Beanfield Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto

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Presentation materials, where available, are provided below.

Day 1: Tuesday, Feb. 27

Day 2: Wednesday, Feb. 28

Day 1: Tuesday, February 27

Artificial Intelligence Sessions — Day 1 (Tues.), 1:00pm

AI: What's Your Plan?

Mike Fitzgerald, Senior Analyst - Insurance, Celent
Eric Weisburg, Vice President - Research & Consulting, Novarica

Mike Fitzgerald Eric Weisburg
Mike Fitzgerald       Eric Weisburg

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Case Studies in AI

Lawrence Wong
Lawrence Wong

Evolution of AI and its use in Insurance – Munich RE

Lawrence Wong, Director - Application Development, Munich Re Canada

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AI² Powered Fraud Analytics: Artificial Intelligence × Actionable Insights

Jeroen Morrenhof, CEO and Co-Founder, FRISS


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The Rapid Advancement Of Drone Technology Has Entered The Insurance Industry

Michael Cohen, President & CEO, Industrial Skyworks Inc.

Michael Cohen
Michael Cohen

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AI, Customer Journeys, and Systems of Intelligence in Insurance

Charles Dugas, Director - Insurance Solutions, Element AI

Charles Dugas
Charles Dugas

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Customer Experience Sessions — Day 1 (Tues.), 1:00pm

Extreme Weather Risk In Canada: The Time To Act Was Yesterday

Dr. Blair Feltmate, Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo

Dr. Blair Feltmate
Dr. Blair Feltmate

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Tackling The Customer Experience Challenge

Sherif Gemayel, President, Sharp Insurance
Steve Wagler, Partner, Josslin Insurance
Michael Brattman, VP - Operations & Innovation, OTIP / RAEO Insurance Brokers

Sherif Gemayel
Sherif Gemayel

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Exploring and Exploiting Your Next User Interface

Rob Dunlap, Practice Lead - Watson, IBM Canada
Andrew Lo, President & CEO, Kanetix Ltd.

Rob Dunlap
Rob Dunlap

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Focused Differentiation Through Data Science, Lean Start-Up & Digital Ecosystems

Hashmat Rohian, Sr. Director & Managing Enterprise Architect, The Co-operators Group Ltd.

Hashmat Rohian
Hashmat Rohian

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CX: Today's Reality and the Path Ahead for Insurance

Moderator: Mark Breading, Partner & Chief Research Officer, Strategy Meets Action
Adam Mitchell, President, Mitchell and Whale Insurance Brokers
Janine White, Vice-President - Marketplaces, Kanetix
Kathy Corbacio, Director - Business Development, CAA Insurance Company

Mark Breading
Mark Breading

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Keynote Session — Day 1 (Tues.), 4:20pm

Keynote: Millennials Driving Consumer and Insurance Markets

David Coletto, CEO & Founding Partner, Abacus Data

David Coletto
David Coletto

Presentation available on request — email david@abacusdata.ca.

Insurance-Canada.ca Technology Awards — Day 1 (Tues.), 4:50pm

ICTA Awards ceremony

Insurance-Canada.ca Technology Awards

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Day 2: Wednesday, February 28

Opening Keynote Session — Day 2 (Wed.), 8:40am

Technology Trends to Further Disrupt the Insurance Landscape in 2018

Andrew Lo, President & CEO, Kanetix Ltd.

Andrew Lo
Andrew Lo

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Fireside Chat With Craig Haney

Craig Haney
Craig Haney

Craig Haney, Head of Corporate Innovation, Communitech
Andrew Lo, President & CEO, Kanetix Ltd.

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Insurer Sessions — Day 2 (Wed.), 9:30am

When Data Transforms An Insurer's Business

James Barber, Director - Global Insurance, Information Builders

James Barber
James Barber

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The Changing Shape of Autos and Insurance

Catherine Kargas, Vice President, MARCON

Catherine Kargas
Catherine Kargas

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Autonomous Vehicle Insurance: Time to Act

Gwenn Bézard, Co-Founder and Research Director, Aite Group

Gwenn Bezard
Gwenn Bézard

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New Opportunities: Integrating Telematics Data in Claims for Immediate and Future Value

Cletus Nunes, Sr. Director Sales, Octo Telematics (North America)

CletusNunes
Cletus Nunes

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The Future of Automobiles and Insurance

Moderator: David McGown, Sr. VP - Strategic Initiatives, Insurance Bureau of Canada
Gwenn Bézard, Co-Founder and Research Director, Aite Group
Catherine Kargas, Vice President, MARCON
Cletus Nunes, Sr. Director Sales, Octo Telematics (North America)

David McGown
David McGown

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Blockchain: Is It The Future of Insurance Technology?

Iliana Oris Valiente, Managing Director, Global Blockchain Innovation Lead, Accenture; Founder, ColliderX

Iliana Oris Valiente
Iliana Oris Valiente

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Blockchain Panel: Challenges, Limitations, and Practical Applications

Moderator: Charles St. Louis, Co-Founder, HealthBlock Identity Inc.
Iliana Oris Valiente, Managing Director, Global Blockchain Innovation Lead, Accenture; Founder, ColliderX
Bernard McNulty, Head of Claims - Canada, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Americas
Chris Van Kooten, Managing Director, Guy Carpenter

Charles St. Louis
Charles St. Louis

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Winning Through Partnerships

Marc Lipman, COO, AIG Insurance Company of Canada
Dave Kruis, Director, FairVentures
Chris Murumets, Co-Founder & CEO, LOGiQ3 Group; Co-Founder, Cookhouse Lab
Joseph D'Souza, CEO, ProNavigator

Marc Lipman
Marc Lipman

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Broker Distribution Sessions — Day 2 (Wed.), 9:30am

The Insurance Marketplace: Threats Abound, So How Do I Win?

Neil Huzinga, Author and Consultant; Founder, Arun Bay Ltd.
Bill Morris, Senior Partner, Navicom

Neil Huzinga
Neil Huzinga

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Attracting New Customers Is Getting Harder

Moderator: Ian Portsmouth, Managing Director, Canadian Underwriter
Jeff Roy, CEO, Excalibur Insurance Group
Dario Battista, President & CEO, isure
Greg Purdy, Managing Partner, Pathway Partners, Ltd.; getClarity, Inc.

Ian Portsmouth
Ian Portsmouth

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Making the Offer, Closing the Deal

Moderator: Doug Grant, Partner, Insurance-Canada.ca
Adam Mitchell, President, Mitchell and Whale Insurance Brokers
Adam Hare, COO, Insurance Jack
Michael Brattman, VP - Operations & Innovation, OTIP / RAEO Insurance Brokers

Adam Mitchell
Adam Mitchell

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Servicing Customers To Retain Their Business

Moderator: Doug Grant, Partner, Insurance-Canada.ca
Amanda Ketelaars, Operations Manager, Mitchell and Whale
Ken Sedgewick, Director - Sales, Sharp Mobile
Ashley Holmes, Operations Manager, Roughley Insurance

Amanda Ketelaars
Amanda Ketelaars

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Looking Ahead: Broker-Insurer Connectivity

Moderator: Colin Simpson, CEO, Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario
Adam Mitchell, President, Mitchell and Whale Insurance Brokers
Greg Kruk, Partner, Sentinel Risk Insurance Group
Rick Orr, Owner, Orr Insurance Brokers Inc.

Colin Simpson
Colin Simpson

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We Are With You: Insurer-Broker Connectivity

Simon Brown, Director of Digital Development and Integration, RSA Canada
Tom Reid, Executive Director, Digital Broker Strategy, Aviva Canada

Simon Brown
Simon Brown

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Insurance: Is It A People Business?

Moderator: Wendy Watson, President, ORBiT
Ed Meiering, CEO, M2O, May McConville Omni Insurance Brokers
Dario Battista, President & CEO, isure
Kathryn Curran, Director - Broker Solutions, Economical Insurance

Ed Meiering
Ed Meiering

Although technology is becoming an increasingly integral part of the way insurance providers search for new customers and serve existing ones, insurance is still a people business....or is it?

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Connectivity Sessions — Day 2 (Wed.), 10:25am

Digital Transformation For Enhanced Customer Experience

Tim Currie, Senior Vice President, Navigators Insurance
Stephanie Inglis, Vice President Professional Services, Goose Digital

Tim Currie
Tim Currie

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How to Train your A.I.

Steve Holder, Strategy Lead - Analytic Ecosystems, SAS

Steve Holder
Steve Holder

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Connected Customers Matter ... Do Brokers?

Phil Henville, Head of Canadian Operations, Hubio

PhilHenville
Phil Henville

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Delivering a Next-Gen Experience to the Next-Gen Applicant

Samir Ahmed, Principal & Sr. Architect, X by 2, LLC

Samir Ahmed
Samir Ahmed

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Under The Iceberg: How The Core Will Modernize To Support Tomorrow's Digital Enterprise

Dan Woods, Founder & CEO, Socotra

Dan Woods
Dan Woods

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Advances in Extended IoT

Igor Gonchar, Sr. Director, Head of Insurance Solution Practice, EPAM Systems
Plamen Bliznakov, Sr. Director, IoT Solutions, EPAM Systems

Plamen Bliznakov
Plamen Bliznakov

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Solving Real Problems with Artificial Intelligence

Jason Rodriguez, Data Analytics Manager, Willis Towers Watson

Jason Rodriguez
Jason Rodriguez

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