2018 Technology Conference: Sponsors

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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Sponsor Directory: Information and Exhibits


Platinum Sponsor

Launched in October 1999, Kanetix was Canada's first online insurance quotes marketplace and today provides over a million quotes per year to consumers looking for lower insurance rates, as well as comparisons for mortgage rates and credit cards.

The Kanetix comparison service is a one-stop shopping environment for consumers. Each day, thousands visit the Kanetix website to comparison shop their various financial needs. Shoppers choose what they want to compare, obtain a quotation and complete an online application or, with the help of Kanetix connect with the provider to purchase or apply for the product over the phone.

Through its Software as a Service team, Kanetix is also the leading provider of online insurance quotation technology, developing online quotation systems, mobile solutions, actuarial tools and websites for many of Canada's largest insurance brands.

Octo Telematics North America

Gold Sponsor

Octo is the number one global provider of telematics and data analytics solutions for the auto insurance industry. Founded in 2002, Octo pioneered the insurance telematics industry. Today, Octo is the largest and most experienced insurance telematics company in the world, transforming auto insurance through behavioral, contextual and driving analytics for more than 60 insurance partners. Octo has more than 4.4 million connected users and the largest global database of telematics data, with over 127 billion miles of driving data collected and 340,000 crashes and insurance events analyzed (as of 30 June 2016). Octo applies proprietary algorithms to this market-leading database to deliver powerful new insights into driver risk, informing solutions that benefit both auto insurance companies and policyholders. The company is headquartered in London, with offices in Boston, Rome, Stuttgart, Madrid, and Sao Paulo.

For more information, visit octousa.com or contact >[email protected].

X by 2

Silver Sponsor

Founded in 1998 and with offices in the US and Canada, X by 2 is a technology consultancy focused on the practice of application and data architecture in the insurance industry. Whether Property and Casualty, Life, or Health, X by 2's Architects and Program Leaders understand the insurance business and have proven experience planning and delivering core insurance systems, strategic business applications, and enterprise integrations. For more information, please visit xby2.com and follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.


Silver Sponsor

SAS is the leader in analytics. Through innovative analytics, business intelligence and data management software and services, SAS helps customers at more than 80,000 sites make better decisions, faster. We help organizations turn large amounts of data into knowledge they can use, and we do it better than anyone. It's no wonder an overwhelming majority of customers continue to use SAS year after year. We believe it's because we hire great people to create great software and services.

Since 1976, SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

Goose Digital

Silver Sponsor

Let us help you win the digital race. Complete digital services and an expert team to fast-track success.

At Goose Digital we believe that every business can have success with digital marketing. We provide innovative and practical B2B digital marketing solutions designed to drive growth; that's the essence of the WINGS Advantage™. We believe in the long term and that the investments you make in marketing should take you to new heights for years to come.

Our mission is to create amazing experiences, bring out the best in our clients, innovate fast and regularly, and develop lasting relationships. For over a decade we've been helping businesses innovate by taking advantage of leading internet technologies.


Silver Sponsor

Hubio's digital solutions connect P&C insurers with the outside world joining brokers, policy holders and third parties, using technology that drives growth, reduces costs, and improves customer interaction and satisfaction.

Hubio portals, such as Farmbuilder, are pre-built to simplify complex, detailed lines of business. They also enable broker upload, creating staging areas for review, edit, modification, and to present multiple alternatives, all facilitating broker ease-of-business.

Hubio provides the market-leading, best-of-breed, IBC, GAA and RSP statistical reporting solution. It reduces insurer risk and costs, addressing an administrative problem for many insurers. Hubio enables seamless, accurate reporting from Guidewire's ClaimCenter and PolicyCenter solutions, as Hubio is a Guidewire Solutions Partner, developing pre-built accelerators to facilitate all IBC, GAA and RSP reporting.

Hubio has built strong partnerships with many Canadian insurers over 15+ years of service.


Bronze Sponsor

Guidewire delivers the software that Property/Casualty (P/C) insurers need to adapt and succeed in a time of rapid industry change. We combine three elements – core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement – into a technology platform that enhances insurers' ability to engage and empower their customers and employees. More than 260 P/C insurers around the world have selected Guidewire.

For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com and follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.


Bronze Sponsor

MCCG was founded in 1993 by a group of insurance companies to provide them with a powerful, easy-to-use and affordable software product that dramatically advances the way insurance organizations do business. The company's flagship product, the Insurance Business Solution (IBS®), automates and simplifies time-consuming activities such as underwriting insurance policies, writing rules, managing claims, and accounting as well as managing documentation flow and general business. MCCG has established itself as a leading provider of software solutions for the mutual insurance industry in Canada.


Bronze Sponsor

InsuranceWorks.ca is Canada's Leading Insurance Jobsite, with over 46,000 active jobseekers and over 3,000 employers Canada wide.

Specializing in online insurance recruitment solutions, we give only the most reputable recruiting firms access to our services. We want to ensure that our jobseekers see the greatest variety of job postings for their search, connect with only the best recruiters, and find the most suitable positions.

We are committed to providing outstanding employment-related support and services to members of the Insurance industry and to those that service the Insurance industry.


Bronze Sponsor

FormHero's Smart Forms fundamentally change how organizations gather and process data. We make it easy for customers/internal users to input information, then transform it into whatever data formats/documents are needed and automatically deliver them to legacy systems and processes. For insurance companies, we help transform processes like total loss, proof-of-loss and other forms from long, error-prone processes into great customer experiences that are completed in a fraction of the typical time. Think of it like tax-software; for any custom, outdated or paper-based process.

Canadian Underwriter

Media Sponsor

Since 1934, Canadian Underwriter, Canada's leading insurance journal, has provided insurance professionals with an award-winning package of articles, features, news and events.

The Canadian Underwriter group of insurance industry media products has grown and developed to cover a wide range of information vehicles, both in print and online.

Canadian Underwriter's Insurance Media Group is committed to providing the most timely and relevant news, information and resources to insurance professionals from all segments of the industry.