ICTC2019: Sponsors

17th Annual Insurance-Canada.ca Technology Conference

“A New Insurance Order”
Transformation ⇒ Innovation ⇒ InsurTech ⇒ Disruption

Feb. 26-27, 2019 — Beanfield Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto

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SAS

Gold 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®.

Shift Technology

Gold Sponsor

Shift Technology delivers the only AI-native fraud detection and claims automation solutions built specifically for the global insurance industry. Our SaaS solutions identify individual and network fraud with double the accuracy of competing offerings, and provide contextual guidance to help insurers achieve faster, more accurate claim resolutions. Shift has analyzed hundreds of millions of claims to date, and was named by CB Insights to the 2018 Global AI Top 100. For more information, please visit www.shift-technology.com.

Goose Digital

Gold Sponsor

Goose Digital is Canada's leading marketing automation agency. We take organizations on a journey of digital transformation to optimize operations and drive faster return on marketing investment with proven digital strategies and expertise with cutting edge technologies such as Act-On, Salesforce Pardot & Marketing Cloud, Marketo, and HubSpot. Our marketing automation experience helps organizations get to value faster while outpacing competitors with innovation and rapid execution.

Goose Digital has offices in Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver and specializes in information technology, software, manufacturing, ecommerce and insurance verticals. For more information, visit www.goosedigital.com.

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.

FRISS | fraud, risk & compliance

Silver Sponsor

FRISS has 100% focus and dedication to fraud detection and risk mitigation for non-life insurance companies worldwide. FRISS helps insurers to improve their combined ratio in order to achieve profitable portfolio growth and enhance the perception in the market as a trustworthy insurer. FRISS believes in honest and fair insurance premiums, for everyone.

FRISS is live in 8 weeks and has a ROI within 12 months, due to the experience with 60+ implementations at insurers. Customer specific configuration is the main part. Rather than general purpose analytic software or homegrown systems that have to be built from scratch, FRISS is largely prebuilt and therefore a ready-to-use business solution.

As a proven standard the FRISS® Score enables better decisions. It is the core of the solutions and indicates the risk for each quotation, policy or claim. The FRISS Learning Cycle supports a journey of continuous improvement to stay ahead in dynamic times and to sustain for the future.

Mobileye

Silver Sponsor

Mobileye is the leading supplier of software that enables Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS), with more than 25 automaker partners including some of the world’s largest. Beyond ADAS, our technology has rapidly evolved to also support the three pillars of Autonomous Driving – Sensing, Mapping, and Driving Policy. As a result of this broad and well-advanced product offering, we have achieved a partnership to develop production-ready Fully Autonomous Vehicles with BMW and Intel, with production launch planned for 2021, and another partnership with the Tier-1 supplier Delphi for a “turnkey” system to be productized starting from 2019 with customer OEMs.

We are dedicated to continuing our 17 year tradition of leveraging the newest technology, including AI, deep learning and crowdsourcing, to create the hardware and software needed to help our 27 OEM partners enable ADAS systems and eventually fully autonomous vehicles. These partners choose Mobileye due to our track-record of innovation, but also because our systems have been validated to the highest level of safety and accuracy over millions of miles.

Slice Labs

Silver Sponsor

Slice Labs Inc. is a startup technology company offering a cloud-based, on-demand, pay-per-use insurance platform used to quickly and easily deploy new insurance products that perform vastly better, offer deeper customer engagement, and present a wider array of options for customers. Slice is reimagining insurance through design, data, and technology. To stay up to date with Slice, visit https://slice.is/.

Dessa

Silver Sponsor

Dessa is transforming the way enterprises work with AI. Based in Toronto, Dessa works with enterprise leaders to build and deploy AI systems that solve real business problems. Dessa is partnered with industry leaders, including NVIDIA and the Vector Institute, and in 2017, received $9 million in Series A funding. Until June 2018, Dessa was formerly known as DeepLearni.ng.

TechCanary

Silver Sponsor

Founded in 2013, TechCanary is an InsurTech company offering an insurance solution built natively on Salesforce. The company’s mission is to provide the insurance industry new and innovative alternatives to legacy brokerage management systems and generic CRM and call center solutions. The TechCanary offering is a configurable, cloud-based insurance solution for agencies, brokerages, carriers, MGAs, MGUs and wholesalers who want to gain competitive advantage by supporting their insurance business their way, and not as traditional insurance software dictates.

Gowling

Silver Sponsor

With more than 1,400 legal professionals in 18 cities worldwide, we provide our clients with in-depth expertise in key global sectors and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. We see the world through our clients' eyes, and collaborate across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances. Learn more at gowlingwlg.com.

MCCG

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.

Symcor

Bronze Sponsor

Symcor is one of Canada's leading providers of business processing and customer communication services, supporting some of the largest insurers in Canada. Our Insurance as a Service solution enables carriers to rethink insurance. Symcor empowers insurers to deliver the customer experience and products customers expect, while reducing your operational costs across the value chain to lower your overall technology spend and improve your time to market. Symcor provides a cloud-based solution for policy, billing, claims and analytics with business process outsourcing (BPO) services for call centre, customer communications, digital mailroom, print and remittance, along with digital security and infrastructure services to support the entire insurance value chain for the P&C, L&A and Health markets.

Insight Decision Solutions

Bronze Sponsor

Insight Decision Solutions has developed a system called Insight Enterprise, the only analytical system of its kind. And Insight offers more than a system; we offer complete business solutions and support designed for business people who care about seeing results.

Our staff of highly qualified professionals has over 20 years of experience in the insurance business and systems.

BobTrak, Inc.

Bronze Sponsor

BobTrak, Inc., makes software to manage insurance providers' books of business - the links between customers, policies, products, producers, and business events. BobTrak maintains date-effective servicing relationships, allocates transactions to the correct producer hierarchies, aggregates values across time, and calculates commissions and bonuses. In addition, BobTrak's deep analytics into the data can provide valuable insights for enhanced revenue, improved compliance, and a better producer experience.

OneSpan

Bronze Sponsor

OneSpan enables financial institutions and other organizations to succeed by making bold advances in their digital transformation. More than 10,000 customers, including over half of the top 100 global banks, rely on OneSpan. From digital onboarding to fraud mitigation to workflow management, OneSpan’s unified, open platform reduces costs, accelerates customer acquisition, and increases customer satisfaction.

Skopenow

Bronze Sponsor

Skopenow is an analytical search engine that uses social media and open web data to help eliminate claims fraud.

Skopenow also has a commercial and personal lines product for automating underwriting due-diligence.

For more information, please visit www.skopenow.com/.

FindBob

Bronze Sponsor

FindBob's succession planning and management platform helps insurance and financial services companies encourage better transition behavior so they can achieve business continuity, reduce risk, and build agile salesforces that drive business growth.

Founded in 2015, FindBob is a venture backed InsurTech headquartered in Richmond Hill whose investors include a large US P&C Carrier, MaRS IAF, the Global Insurance Accelerator and its 14 US-based insurance companies.

InsuranceWorks

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.

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.

IBAO

Broker Sponsor

The Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario is a ‘not for profit’ association that represents and serves the interests of more than 12,000 independent Property & Casualty Insurance Brokers in the Province of Ontario.

We represent our members' interests to government and industry stakeholders to create an environment where individual brokerages thrive. We review proposed legislation to ensure consumers are protected, and as a member of the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC), we ensure independent brokers are protected within national policy shifts. We are the quintessential Ontario broker and authoritative voice.

CAA Insurance

Supporter

CAA Insurance Company was originally established in 1974 and built on a history of providing safety to Members. Today, as one of Canada’s most trusted brands, our evolution is finding ways to offer products and services for ALL Canadians that fit their lifestyle.

Along with our traditional coverages, CAA Insurance has created unique solutions that fit consumer lifestyles, including; Member discounts, Home Equipment Breakdown, CAA Connect and CAA MyPace™.

In 2015 CAA Insurance entered the broker channel as…CAA Insurance. Providing customers the same products at the same price under the same trusted CAA brand, however they prefer to do business with us.

Unica

Supporter

Founded in 1955 and 100% Dependably Canadian®, Unica Insurance (Unica) is a subsidiary of La Capitale General Insurance, one of the largest property & casualty insurers in Canada. From our office in Mississauga, Ontario, Unica offers innovative niche Commercial and VIP Personal insurance solutions to protect consumers' homes, cars and businesses through a network of professional insurance brokers across Ontario.

At Unica, we help you safeguard your hard-earned assets whether at home, work, or play. We share your expectations of quality and service, and we believe in the value our broker partners bring to meet these expectations. We are committed to working with brokers to preserve and strengthen their role in the distribution of property & casualty insurance products in Canada.

Travelers Canada

Supporter

Travelers Canada is part of an industry-leading international team. Committed to continuously evolving to meet your ever-changing needs, our approximately 1,700 employees across Canada help customers prepare for, prevent, and recover from loss. Our commitment to outstanding service combined with our comprehensive insurance-based solutions gives individuals and businesses the confidence they need to feel secure.

Guidewire

Promotional Sponsor

Guidewire delivers the industry platform that Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business. We are privileged to serve more than 350 companies in 32 countries. For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com. Follow us on Twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

KPMG

Promotional Sponsor

KPMG’s insurance practice combines a multi-disciplinary approach with deep practical industry knowledge to help your business overcome challenges and respond to opportunities. We leverage the skills, knowledge, experience and passion of our firm to provide deep business insights and innovative solutions to help you and your business succeed.

At KPMG, we provide support in Audit, Tax, and Advisory in a functional, and collaborative way that today’s Financial Services environment requires. We measure our success from the only perspective that matters – yours.