SITA Conference Agenda

SITA 2022 Conference Agenda

Tuesday, September 27
12:30 P.M.
• Golf, Seaview Hotel and Golf Club- 401 S New York Road, Galloway, NJ 08205
3:00 – 7:30 P.M.
• Registration, Desk Outside the Fort Pierce Conference Rooms
6:00 – 7:30 P.M.
• Evening Reception, DAER Nightclub

Wednesday, September 28
8:00 A.M.—3:00 P.M.
• Registration, Desk Outside the Fort Pierce Conference Rooms
8:00 – 9:00 A.M.
• Breakfast, Fort Pierce C
9:00 A.M.
• Welcome Remarks Christine O’Brien, President, Insurance Council of New Jersey Fort Pierce D
9:15 – 10:00 A.M.
• Commissioners’ Panel
Featuring: Commissioner Andrew Mais, Connecticut Insurance Department and NAIC Vice President
Superintendent Beth Dwyer, Banking and Insurance for the State of Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation
Moderated by: Christine O’Brien, President, Insurance Council of New Jersey
10:00 A.M.
• Legislator Panel
Featuring: California Assemblyman Ken Cooley, NCOIL President
New Jersey Senator Nellie Pou, Chairwoman, Senate Commerce Committee and President of the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
New Jersey Assemblyman John McKeon, Chairman, Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee
Moderated by: Gary La Spisa, Vice President, Insurance Council of New Jersey
11:00 A.M.
• Break
11:15 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.
• Keynote: Impact of Climate Change on Catastrophe Modeling and Property Insurance
Presented by: Karen Clark, Principle, Karen Clark & Company
12:30 P.M.
• Lunch
1:45 – 2:45 P.M.
• Autonomous Vehicle Evolution: How has this technology shifted to support computer-chauffeured mobility? Does AV lead to safer outcomes and what are the innovation and underwriting opportunities for insurers?
Featuring: Dr. Alain Kornhauser, Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering (PAVE)
Ryan Gammelgard, Leadership Development Associate/Counsel, State Farm
Matt Daus, Partner & Chair of Transportation Practice Group, Windels Marx
Moderated by: Scot Zajic, Safelite Group
3:00 – 4:00 P.M.
• CEO Session
5:30 P.M.
• Transportation to Dinner
6:00 P.M.
• Reception, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
7:00 P.M.
• Dinner, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

Thursday, September 29
8:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.
• Registration, Desk Outside the Fort Pierce Conference Rooms
8:00 – 9:00 A.M.
• Breakfast, Fort Pierce C
9:00 – 9:30 A.M.
• Federal Update
Presented by: Brett Hewitt, Vice President for Federal Government Relations, APCIA
9:30 – 11:00 A.M.
What is next for risk-based pricing?
As debate about personal lines underwriting continues to swirl in state capitals around the country, how does the industry move forward on this critical issue? Will increased use of big data and telematics replace non-driving variables in underwriting anyway?
Featuring: Roosevelt Mosely, Jr., Principle, Pinnacle Actuaries and President-Elect of the Casualty Actuarial Society
Erin Collins, Sr. Vice President State & Policy, NAMIC
Dr. Lars Powell, Executive Director of the Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research, University of Alabama
Moderator: Chris Stark, Executive Director, Massachusetts Insurance Federation
11:00 – 11:15 A.M.
11:15 – 11:45 A.M.
• Presentation: CAIF Study on Ethical Use of Data in Fighting Insurance Fraud
Featuring: Matt Smith, CAIF
11:45 – 12:15 P.M.
• Guarantee Funds & Challenges for the States: Pre-liquidation Planning, Cybersecurity Insurance, Restructuring transactions
Featuring: Roger Schmelzer, President & CEO, National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds
12:30 P.M.
• Lunch
1:45 – 2:30 P.M.
• How is litigation lending impacting the outcome of cases?
Featuring: Jerry Theodorou, R-Street Institute
2:30 – 3:30 P.M.
• The InsurTech Revolution is here, are State Trades Ready?
What is InsurTech? In what way are the legislative and regulatory challenges they face different from incumbent carriers? In what ways are they the same? Are state trades ready to represent this new generation of companies?
Featuring: Rachel Jrade-Rice, Associate General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs, Next Insurance
Jeremy Deitch, General Counsel & Head of Compliance, Boost Insurance
Nancy Crespo, Assistant Vice President- National Affairs, Government Relations, Verisk
Moderated by: John Miletti, Travelers

Friday, September 30
8:00 – 10:00 A.M.
• Registration, Desk Outside the Fort Pierce Conference Rooms
8:00 – 9:00 A.M.
• Breakfast, Fort Pierce C
9:00 – 10:00 A.M.
• Roundtable Discussion: Winning the Public Debate
Featuring: Nathan Morris, Sr. Vice President, Legal Reform Advocacy, US Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform
Jeff Plaut, Global Strategy Group
Kenton Brine, President, Northwest Insurance Association
Moderated by: Cassandra Anderson, NYIA
10:00 A.M – 11:00 A.M.
• Closing Keynote Address: Economic State of the Industry
Presented by Dale Porfilio, Chief Insurance Officer, Insurance Information Institute
11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
• Group Discussion: Lightning round! What did we miss? What is hot in your state?
Moderator: Renee Carter, Executive Director, Alabama Insurance Coalition
12:00 P.M.
• Adjournment and Preview of SITA Conference 2023