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Agenda

THE FUTURE OF WORK: DREAM IT, DEFINE IT, DO IT

Welcome to an “experience of the future” where uncertainty is embraced, challenges become opportunities and leaders create a better world, together. Prepare for a fast-paced day filled with Ted-style talks, panels, and hands-on activities with opportunity to network and commune with like-minded professionals.

7:30 am – 8:30 am •   Registration, Breakfast & Networking
8:30 am – 5:30 pm •   Program & Forum
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm •   Cocktail Reception
The Future of Work Opening Remarks- An introduction into an “experience of the future” where uncertainty is embraced, challenges become opportunities and leaders create a better world, together. Speakers:
  • Sabrina Hart, Zurich & IICF Midwest Division Chairman
  • Jen Kyung, Ernst & Young, LLP & IICF Forum Co-Chair
  • Margaret Resce Milkint, Jacobson & IICF Forum Co-Chair
The Future of Innovation The rapid pace of change in the world, the rise of technology and other creative movements are transforming the way work is getting done and the way we serve our customers.,We will have the opportunity to examine what is happening already and peak into the future of intelligent automation, digital trends, innovation models and other elements of our 4th Industrial Revolution. Speakers:
  • Valerie Butt, Zurich North America
  • Guy Fraker, Insurance Thought Leadership
  • Joan Lamm-Tennant, Blue Marble
  • Brian Leppard, Farmers Insurance
  • Kathleen Savio, Zurich North America
  • Piyush Singh, Terrene Labs
  • Belen Tokarski, Insureon
  • Lyndsey Toeppen, Sandbox
The Future of Talent As new innovations and shifting marketplace needs continue to escalate, it is the talent of our workforce that truly drives the change that moves business forward for a positive impact. Let’s explore our shifting roles as leaders of the future and the new mindsets, capabilities and cultures that will change the world. Speakers:
  • Liz Aguinaga, CNA
  • Stephanie Bush, The Hartford
  • Tony Canas, InsNerds.com
  • Marcus Cooper, Zurich
  • Felipe Cuartas, Gallagher
  • Anne Martin, XL Catlin
  • Jessica Spaman, Farmers
Lunch Performance Albany Park Theater Project
The Future of Inclusion As we discuss the importance of talent in driving change for the future, it is critical to emphasize that it is our differences that give us the opportunity to thrive.,We will examine how leading inclusion in new and more powerful ways is rapidly becoming the most critical component of business, society and life success Speakers:
  • Dr. Jeanne Porter King, TransPorter Group
  • Kelly McDonald, McDonald Marketing
  • Amy Shore, NationwideAmy
The Future of Collaboration The problems of the future are becoming more complex and span across boundaries.,Therefore, we need to leverage our unique strengths and work across boundaries to find the solutions. Let’s explore the importance of working together and the new levels of collaboration that will be needed in our future world. Speakers:
  • Barbara Bufkin, Assurant & IICF National Board Chair
  • Katie Davies, AmWINS
  • David Mendelsohn, DLA Piper
  • Nicole Michaels, EY
  • Swapna Sathyan, Cannon Design
  • Kevin Smith, CNA
  • Jen Tadin, Gallagher
  • Joan Lamm-Tennant, CEO Blue Marble
  • Kathleen Ziegler, Blackboard
The Future of Work Final inspiration about how there are no limits to what we can achieve when we see every challenge as an opportunity and when we realize our individual and collective strengths. Speaker:
  • Grace Vandecruze, Grace Global Capital, LLC
Closing Remarks We already have all the power we need to chase the impossible and succeed, we just need to DREAM IT, DEFINE IT, AND DO IT- TOGETHER Speakers:
  • Jen Kyung, Ernst & Young, LLP & IICF Forum Co-Chair
  • Margaret Resce Milkint, Jacobson & IICF Forum Co-Chair