ICTC2020: Sponsors

18th Annual Insurance-Canada.ca Technology Conference

“20/20 Foresight: Keys To Success in a Dynamic World”

Feb. 25-26, 2020 — Beanfield Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto

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Sponsors of the 2020 Technology Conference:

X by 2

Platinum Sponsor — Exhibit Booth #1

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.

Hearsay Systems

Gold Sponsor — Exhibit Booth #2

Hearsay Systems is reinventing the client experience in wealth management, property and casualty and life insurance with compliant digital communications and workflow solutions. Over 170,000 advisors and agents at the world’s largest financial services and insurance firms leverage Hearsay to engage with customers and build stronger relationships to grow their business.

With Hearsay Cloud for financial services, advisors and agents provide real-time, personalized and seamless client experiences across the right channel – social, texting and mobile – at the right moment. Automated, pre-built industry workflows for insurance and wealth management provide one-click actionable suggestions for targeted engagement. Built for the enterprise, Hearsay Systems connects data and every client interaction to corporate CRM systems and digital marketing programs – all on a secure, compliant enterprise-ready platform.


Silver Sponsor

Cognition+ is the leading provider of software solutions in the mutual insurance industry in Canada. Founded in 1993 by a group of mutual insurers, Cognition+ provides powerful, easy to use, and affordable software that ensures insurance companies of all sizes can compete in the insurance marketplace. Cognition+ offers solutions for policy, claims, accounting, financial reporting, investment and includes integrations with third party trading partners including brokers, financial institutions and service providers. Leveraging an internal rating & underwriting rules engine along with significant application programming interface development provides extensive flexibility, extendibility and scalability. Using industry best practices for privacy, security and roles based authorization and access, Cognition+ offers onsite and cloud based solutions to 32 insurance companies in Canada. Located in London, Ontario, Cognition+ has strong longstanding relationships with insurance and technology partners across North America.


Silver Sponsor — Exhibit Booth #7

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.

Keal / Vertafore

Bronze Sponsor

Vertafore and its Canadian division Keal, the leaders in modern insurance technology, build and support superior InsurTech solutions to connect every point of the Brokerage distribution channel. Vertafore/Keal brokerage management systems and connectivity products streamline workflows, improve efficiency, and drive productivity for more North American insurance professionals than any other provider – including more than 20,000 Brokerages & Agencies. Vertafore/Keal and its Canadian workforce are solely focused on developing innovative solutions for Canadian Brokers. For more information, please visit www.keal.com.

Apollo Exchange

Bronze Sponsor

Apollo is Canada’s largest small business insurance marketplace. Through the Apollo Exchange, brokers can quote, bind, and issue policy documents for hundreds of classes of small businesses from Canada’s leading carriers. Brokerages are also able to white label the platform and sell directly from their brokerage website.

Apollo was one of the inaugural participants in the InsurTech Spotlight.

Learn more about Apollo at apollocover.com.

NearZero Discovery

Sponsor — Exhibit Booth #4

“As an insurance underwriter, have you considered referring your clients to a more affordable e-discovery support provider?”

NearZero Discovery is a full end-to-end eDiscovery service provider that often supports eDiscovery projects funded through our clients’ liability coverage. We have multiple program interfaces to support you and your clients’ specific litigation needs, including a self-service, onDemand solution for clients who are seeking a more hands-on approach. Our services include data processing, early case assessment, word search culling, AI assisted document review, and customized production. With Certified eDiscovery Specialists on staff, we can help to support all your client ESI projects, without the undue expense. For more information, please visit www.nearzerodiscovery.com.

Info-Tech Research Group

Sponsor — Exhibit Booth #6

Info-Tech Research Group is the world’s fastest growing information technology research and advisory company, proudly serving over 30,000 IT professionals.

We produce unbiased and highly relevant research to help CIOs and IT leaders make strategic, timely, and well-informed decisions. We partner closely with IT teams to provide everything they need, from actionable tools to analyst guidance, ensuring they deliver measurable results for their organizations.



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. Let’s do this.

Insight Decision Solutions

Sponsor — Exhibit Booth #3

Insight Decision Solutions developed a one of a kind system called Insight Enterprise, bringing actuarial analytics to one platform! The system integrates policy, claim and agent data into an in-memory business intelligence system available in the cloud or on premises and can be integrated with existing BI reporting tools. Experience the dynamic, interactive analyses of experience studies, claim development and profitability calculated directly against the underlying records allowing unprecedented auditing of results across life, health and general insurance! Our staff of highly qualified professionals has over 20 years of experience in the insurance business, so we focus on your business needs. Our pre-built solution is extremely configurable and we know exactly the data needed to quickly and efficiently help you assess your environment and recommend a solution.

Trufla Technology


Trufla Technology is an insurtech built by brokers and engineered by the top talent in the tech sphere. We help brokers and agencies leverage the power of digital in order to solve some of their biggest problems. Our suite of products includes lead management tools, custom raters, mobile apps, digital score cards, and more. We also offer a variety of digital marketing services such as web design, SEO, AdWords, and Facebook ads.

Our headquarters is located in Calgary, with another office in Cairo, Egypt. We have a team of 60 specialists from developers to digital marketing specialists. We offer our solutions to insurance brokers and agencies around the world.

For more information, please visit www.trufla.com.

Goose Digital

Sponsor — Exhibit Booth #8

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 goosedigital.com/Insurance.

XLG Claims

Sponsor — Exhibit Booth #5

XLG Claims is the latest cloud-based insurance claims software solution. Our application tracks losses incurred on a transaction level basis. Reserves and payments are tracked and processed by individual coverage on each claim. There are additional subdivisions for loss, adjusting expense, and legal expense, providing a high level of data granularity.

Designed for the small to medium-sized claims management departments, XLG Claims is an affordable, user-friendly, highly customizable solution that provides the ability for users to manage claims on the go.

For more information, please visit xlgclaims.com.



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.



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.



SGI CANADA has a 70-year history as an insurer, selling a full suite of commercial and personal lines products in B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario through a network of independent insurance brokers. We sell our products exclusively through the broker channel and provide an exceptional level of service and support for our partners. Our vision is to accelerate growth through great customer experiences - caring by providing experiences brokers and customers feel good about; covering to provide insurance for what matters; and connecting to engage with brokers and customers when, where and how they want to do business.



HSB BI&I, part of Munich Re, is a leading specialty insurer and provider of inspection, engineering and technology services. Our offerings lead the market in cyber, equipment breakdown, renewable energy, IoT technology services, engineering-based risk management and inspection services. We work with many kinds of channel partners – primary insurers, brokers, MGAs, program administrators, digital insurance agencies and risk managers.

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.