The Internet of (Physical) Things and Insurance

Join the Insurance 2025 Study Group on January 22 discussing the Internet of (Physical) Things and Insurance.

Businesses and consumers are taking to smart, connected objects.

At the recent Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas, there was one superstar present: the Internet of Things (IoT). Why the interest? The IoT holds the promise to make our personal and professional lives easier.

But what does the IoT mean for insurance? For two years, the Insurance 2025 Study Group (I2SG) has been talking about the implications of connected physical objects on insurance. And the implications are big!

For the first time, you are invited to sit in on our next meeting. Patrick Vice, Partner at will provide context and lead a free-wheeling discussion on:

  • The penetration of IoT in business and personal environments
  • What does the adoption of IoT mean...
    • To underwriting?
    • To risk management/loss control?
    • To claims?
    • To IT?
  • Does the IoT change the risk profile?
  • Does the IoT change the insurance product?
  • What cyber risk exposures come with the IoT?
  • And more.

Free Webinar:
“The Internet of (Physical) Things and Insurance”

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Held Jan. 22, 2015

As an attendee of this free webinar, you will have the opportunity of hearing an unscripted discussion among a group that covers a range of disciplines and interests and has no concerns about being provocative. You can also raise questions and provide your own input.

Sponsored by, the Insurance 2025 Study Group (I2SG) is composed of senior practitioners, suppliers, and consultants who meet periodically to exchange information on the impact of emerging technology on insurance, with a ten year horizon.


Patrick Vice

Patrick Vice, Partner,

Patrick is a founding partner of with more than 25 years of experience enabling technology and electronic commerce in the risk management and insurance communities.

Patrick currently serves as's Director of Products and Services and sits on the company's Advisory Board. He edits the Intersection,'s blog, produces and hosts on-line and in-person events, and develops bespoke offerings for's clients.

Prior to his current role, Patrick held positions of increasing scope and responsibility with insurance companies, consulting firms, and technology solution providers. He served as Director of Information Technology for the Frank Cowan Company Limited, Canada's premier provider of public entity risk management and insurance services, where he carried management responsibility for all information technology development, infrastructure, and support.

Throughout his career, Patrick has held senior management positions with insurance companies, distributors, consulting firms, and technology solution providers. He serves on boards and committees of various industry associations.

Patrick authors articles for leading trade publications and has spoken at insurance and technology conferences in Canada, the US, UK, Europe, and Bermuda.

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