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Agenda

TimeTopicSpeaker
7:30 Registration & Breakfast  
8:45 Opening – Welcome Betsy Myatt, Northeast Executive Director, Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation
Barbara Bufkin, Executive Head of Business Development, Commercial Lines, Assurant
Chair of the Board of Governors, Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation
9:00 Finding Your Purpose Sophia Yen, Principal, Insurance Strategy & Innovation Leader, Financial Services, Ernst & Young LLP
9:30 Five Disruptive Secular Changes That Will Impact Your Career in (Re)Insurance V. J. Dowling, Managing Partner, Dowling & Partners
9:50 The Future Is Yours Margaret Regan, President & CEO, The FutureWorks Institute
10:20 The Future Is Yours
Technology to Deliver the Future
  • Margaret Regan, Moderator, CEO, The FutureWork Institute
  • Jessica Decanio, Head of Claims Training, Farmers
  • Martha Notaras Partner, XL Innovate
  • Ellen Yoon, VP & Partner, Global Cognitive & Analytics Insurance Leader, IBM
10:50 Coffee Break  
11:20 Ready to Act?
Individual and Organizational
Strategies for Reducing Gender Bias
Susan Fleming, Senior Lecturer, Cornell University; Former Partner, Capital Z Partners; and Former Director, Endurance Specialty Holdings, Cornell School of Hotel Administration
11:50 Break for Lunch  
12:00 Lunch

Welcome
Pina Albo, CEO Hamilton Insurance
1:15 Breakout 1
Shaping Your Career: Managing Career Transitions to Fulfill Your Potential
Diane Gallacher, Head of Talent, Development & Leadership, Validus
  Breakout 2
Reaching Your Full Potential - Communicating with Confidence
Jena B. Singleton, PHR; CEO Coach Jena B. LLC
  Breakout 3
Insurance 2030: Embracing #TheMillennialAdvantage
Kelsey Brunette – Ideation Analyst, Munich Re
Brandon Davis – Director, Public Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility, CNA
Jessica Palmer – Manager, Everest Reinsurance Corporation
Omar Powell - Professional Associate, Northeast Zone, AIG
2:15 Coffee Break

Move to General Session
 
2:35 Leading Change from the Board Moderator – Karyn Twaronite, Chief Diversity Officer, EY
Celia Brown, Member of the Board, 1.800.FLOWERS.COM, INC.
Mary Cirillo-Goldberg, Member of the Board, Chubb
Julie Richardson, Member of the Board, The Hartford
3:20 Steady Winds or Hurricane: How Will You Use the Diversity Winds of Change? Nina Boone, Co-US Sales Leader Merger & Acquisitions, Transaction Solutions Group; Chair US Diversity & Inclusion Board, Aon
3:40 Creative tensions Activity led by Susan Johnson, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, The Hartford
Panel:
Adeola I. Adele, Director, Employee Solutions & Global Thought Leadership Strategy, Cyber Risk Solutions, Willis Towers Watson
Gabrielle Cappadona, Analytics consultant, Swiss Re
Kevin Johnson, Head of Insurance Programs Underwriting-Brokers/Banks, Munich Re
Bill Ross, Chief Executive Officer, Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation
4:25 Making a Difference: How the Power of Compassion Changes Lives Jenna Bush Hager - Best-Selling Author; Contributing Correspondent, NBC's Today; Chair, UNICEF's Next Generation and Editor-at-Large, Southern Living Magazine
4:55 Wrap Up/Closing Betsy Myatt
5:00 Networking Reception with Speakers & Attendees  
6:30 FORUM CONCLUDES