IICF Women in Insurance Global Conference

Gender Equity in a Changing World – What You Do Matters!
Rewriting the Rules on Leadership, Diversity and Innovation

Agenda

All functions take place at the Sheraton New York Times Square

TIME TOPIC SPEAKER
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12    
11:00AM Registration  
12:00PM Networking Lunch & Welcome Welcome & Intro:
  • Betsy Myatt, Executive Director and Conference Chair, IICF
  • Joan K. Woodward, Executive Vice President of Public Policy, Travelers / President of The Travelers Institute
1:30PM THE POWER OF PURPOSE
  • Barbara Bufkin, Executive Head of Business Development, Assurant and Chair, IICF Board of Governors
1:50 – 2:20 Feminism Should End Patriarchy
  • Wade Davis, Former NFL Player, Corporate Inclusion Advisor and Educator
2:20 – 2:45 Happy Hour with Jen & Megan: Candid Conversations on Advocacy, Inclusion & Creating Your Own Girls’ Club
  • Megan Hodge, Head of Client Strategy, Tiger Risk Partners
  • Jen Tadin, National Sales Director, Gallagher
2:45 Break  
3:15 – 3:40 INNOVATIONS IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY
  • Sophia Yen, Principal, Insurance Strategy and Innovation, EY (MODERATOR)
  • Maroun Mourad, President ISO Commercial Lines, Verisk
  • Carey Anne Nadeau, Founder & CEO, One Data Nation
  • Sabine VanderLinden, CEO for InsurTech Business at Startupbootcamp and Rainmaking
3:40 – 4:05 LEGAL & ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS & BIASES OF AI
  • Maroun Mourad, President ISO Commercial Lines, Verisk (MODERATOR)
  • Tangy Morgan, Senior Advisor to the Bank of England
  • Cecile Wendling, Group Head of Foresight, AXA (France)
4:05 – 4:35 Career Success is a personal journey
  • Barbara Schonhofer, Executive Chair, Schonhofer & Founder Insurance Supper Club
4:35 Closing – Wrap Up  
5:30 – 7:00 APIW Woman of the Year Award
Networking Reception
  • Kelly Lyles, Chief Executive, Client & Country Management, AXA XL
THURSDAY, JUNE 13    
6:00 – 7:00 Central Park Run
  • Led by Catherine Christian, AVP Allied World
  • Group gathers in the lobby of the Sheraton in front of Starbucks
6:00AM – 7:00AM Headspace Mindful Walking Experience
Rain-plan backup - Morning Mindfulness Meditation - in the Central Park East
  • Led by Matthew Savarick, Solutions Architect, Headspace
  • Group gathers in the lobby of the Sheraton in front of Starbucks
8:00 Networking Breakfast  
8:30 – 8:35 WELCOME
  • Betsy Myatt, IICF
8:35 – 8:50 THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY – LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE
  • Hank Watkins, Regional Director & President Americas, Lloyd’s and Chair of the Board, IICF Northeast
8:50 – 9:20 START NOW. USE WHAT YOU CAN.
  • Maggie Doyne, Founder of BlinkNow
9:20 – 9:50 Marketing in the Digital Age - Rebranding the Insurance Industry for the Future
  • Casey Campbell, SVP, Digital, North American Commercial Insurance, Chubb (MODERATOR)
  • Dawn Behrens, Head of Digital Marketing, New York Life
  • Ed Dandridge, Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, AIG General Insurance
  • Jennifer Livingstone, Chief Marketing Officer, CNA
9:50 – 10:10 THE FUTURE OF WORK
  • Ravin Jesuthasan, Managing Director and Global Practice Leader, Willis Towers Watson
10:10 – 10:35 WHAT WORKS
What successful organizations do to bring about change
  • Baroness Margaret McDonagh &
  • Lorna Fitzsimons, Co-Founders, The Pipeline
10:35 – 11:05 Break  
11:05 – 11:15 Move to breakouts  
11:15 – 12:15
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Morning Breakouts  
Breakout THE FUTURE OF WORK
  • Ravin Jesuthasan, Managing Director and Global Practice Leader, Willis Towers Watson
  • Chris Coladonato, Learning & Development Consultant, Farmers Insurance
Breakout INNOVATIONS IN LEADERSHIP
Succeeding Today
  • Moderator: Nancy Conturso, Principal – US Insurance Advisory, EY
  • Gisselle Acevedo, President & CEO, Ackerman Institute for the Family
  • Emma Garner, EVP, CRC
  • Jeff Kroeger, EVP, Strategy & Business Development, Insureon
Breakout INTEGRATED WELL-BEING – AND WHY IT MATTERS
  • Julie Stone, Managing Director,Specialty Practices and Intellectual Capital, Willis Towers Watson
12:20 – 1:45 LUNCH & Networking
  • Amy Shore, President, Property & Casualty Sales and Distribution, Nationwide
2:00 – 3:00
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
Afternoon breakouts  
Breakout INNOVATIVE INITIATIVES TO INCREASE INCLUSION IN THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY
  • Susan Johnson, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, The Hartford (MODERATOR)
  • Whitnee Dillard – BIG I on efforts with the independent agent population
  • Allison Dubrow – Spencer Stuart on the study with ACORD on women in insurance
  • George Woods, SVP, Guy Carpenter – NAAIA and the Marsh/NAAIA Study on African Americans in Insurance
Breakout INNOVATIONS IN LEADERSHIP
Succeeding Tomorrow
  • Vince McCarthy, Group President, Verisk Analytics (MODERATOR)
  • Karen Reutter, Head of Construction, Zurich
  • Veronica Scotti, Chairperson, Global Partnership Group, Swiss Re
  • Emilee Kuhn, EVP of Underwriting, Lenders Product Group, Arch
Breakout MINDSET IS EVERYTHING
  • Eva Borden, Managing Director, Core Solutions, Cigna
  • Matthew Savarick, Solutions Architect, Headspace
3:00 – 3:30 Break and Return to General Session  
3:45 – 4:10 Building a Diverse & Innovative Culture in a Time of M&A
(Format – Interview/chat)
  • Pina Albo, CEO Hamilton Insurance Group
  • Jill Beggs, President Excess & Surplus Lines, Munich Re (INTERVIEWER)
4:10 – 4:25 TRAIN YOUR MIND FOR A HAPPIER, HEALTHIER LIFE –

MEDITATION
  • Matthew Savarick, Solutions Architect, Headspace
4:25 – 4:55 Becoming Fearless: Bold Moves that Build Confidence & Ignite Success
  • Kate White, NY Times Bestselling Author, Former Media Executive
4:50 – 4:55 Wrap Up  
6:00PM Networking Reception  
7:00 PM IICF Inclusion Champion Awards Presentation & Dinner Awards Dinner
Bill Ross, CEO, IICF

Inclusion Champions:
  • Nina Boone, Co-U.S. Sales Leader of Mergers and Acquisitions within the Transactions Solutions Group, AON
  • Linde Hotchkiss, Regional Leader for Large Accounts in the West/San Diego Market Leader, Willis Towers Watson
Career Achievement Award:
  • Gisselle Acevedo, President and CEO, Ackerman Institute for the Family
FRIDAY, JUNE 14    
6:00 – 7:00 Central Park Run
  • Group gathers in the lobby of the Sheraton in front of Starbucks
8:00 Networking Breakfast  
8:30– 8:35 Welcome & Overview
  • Betsy Myatt, IICF
8:35 – 9:05 GETTING BACK IN THE GAME:
Returning to life after an injury or illness
  • Jamie Whitmore, U.S. Paralympian
9:05 – 9:25 Working to Get It Right
  • Tammy Schultz, EVP & President, Global Preneed, Assurant
9:25 – 10:10 RISK IN A CHANGING WORLD

(Fireside Chat)
  • Dante Disparte, CEO, Risk Cooperative
  • Julian Enoizi- Chief Executive Officer, Pool Reinsurance
10:10 – 10:40 BREAK  
10:40 – 11:10 INNOVATIONS IN LEADERSHIP
  • Moderator: Gail McGiffin, Partner, EY
  • Lori Goltermann, CEO, U.S., AON
  • Susan Rivera, CEO, Tokio Marine
  • Rekha Schipper, President & CEO, Tangram Insurance Service
11:10 – 11:50 The Making of a Rich Life
  • Sallie Krawcheck, CEO & Co-Founder of Ellevest
11:50 – 12:00 Closing
  • Betsy Myatt, IICF