Updates

SITA Conference Draft Agenda

State Insurance Trade Association National Conference
September 19-22, 2017
Four Seasons Resort and Residences
Vail, Colorado

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Noon: Golf – Place / Price TBD – all sponsors, members, speakers and general participants are welcome to participate (NOT included in registration)

5-7 p.m. Registration & Welcome Reception – Bar East Wing

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

7:45-8:15 a.m. Networking Breakfast – Piney Pre-Function Area

ALL THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS WILL BE HELD IN PINEY Ballroom – Unless otherwise noted

8:15-8:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks: Carole Walker, Executive Director Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association/SITA Host Trade

8:30-9:30 a.m. “Speaking of Resilience” Keynote Motivational/Leadership Speaker: Jim Davidson, national speaker, bestselling author & professional mountain climber (view video). Davidson shares his adventurous experiences ranging from surviving tragic climbing accidents on Mount Rainer & the deadly Everest earthquake for practical use in facing professional challenges, developing personal resiliency and achieving business success against seemingly impossible odds.

9:30-9:45 a.m. “New News You Can Use” Insurance Institute for Highway Safety latest research/resources, state trade partnership opportunities (confirmed)

9:45-10:40 a.m. “High Costs of High Tech” Auto body and rental car industry experts share insights into the impact of new car technology on repairs and insurance costs. Susanna Gotsch, CCC Information Services, Inc. (confirmed) (other panelists TBD)

10:40-10:50 a.m. Networking Break – Piney Pre-Function Area

10:50-11:20 a.m. “Are our Roads Going to Pot?” Colorado’s experience as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana and the unique traffic safety and enforcement challenges. Colorado State Patrol Major Steve Garcia (confirmed)

11:20-12:15 p.m. Drones, self-driving cars, new technology insurance opportunities & impacts (moderator/panelists TBD)

12:15-1:15 p.m. Luncheon Program: “Politics as Unusual” National and state trade association discussion on the new political landscape, legislative and regulatory priorities, and insurance industry challenges and opportunities. (moderator/panelists TBD)

1:15-2:15 p.m. “Igniting Partnerships” Deep dive discussion with group & invited partners on best practices to develop coalitions around key issues.

2:15 p.m. Lobbying & Public Affairs Breakout Sessions

Afternoon Break – TBD

Group Dinner (Location TBD) All sponsors, members, speakers and general participants are welcome to attend.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

7:45-8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast – Piney Pre-Function Area

ALL THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS WILL BE HELD IN PINEY Ballroom – Unless otherwise noted

8:30-8:45 a.m. “New News You Can Use” Insurance Information Institute latest research/resources, state trade partnership opportunities (confirmed)

8:45-9:30 a.m. “Insurance Trends & the Industry’s Future Workforce” Dr. Robert Hartwig, III Consultant & Professor, Center for Risk & Uncertainty Management, Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina (confirmed)

9:30-10:15 a.m. “What’s Keeping Insurance CEOs Up at Night?” Insurance company executives panel provide insights into top marketplace priorities, current challenges and what decisions go into evaluating the value of state insurance trade associations. (Moderator/Panelist TBD) Followed by 30- minute deep dive group discussion

10:45-11 a.m. Break – Piney Pre-Function Area

11:00-11:15 a.m. “New News You Can Use” National Insurance Crime Bureau latest research/resources, state trade partnership opportunities (confirmed)

11:15-Noon “A Storm A-Brewing!” Challenges, controversies and third party involvement in catastrophe claims. (Moderator/Panelists TBD)

Noon-1:15 TBD

1:30-2:30 p.m. “Hacking into cyber security insurance requirements” A panel discussion on insurance impacts of proposed consumer protection laws. Led by Ellen Melchionni, Executive Director New York Insurance Association (Panelists TBD)

2:30-3:15 p.m. SITA CEO Only Executive Session

Afternoon Break TBD

Dinner on your own

Friday, September 22, 2017

7:45-8:30 a.m. Breakfast – Piney Pre-Function Area

PINEY Ballroom

8:30-10:45 a.m. Panel Topic TBD

10:45-11:00 a.m. SITA 2018 Discussion & Wrap-Up

11:00 a.m. Adjourn