ABOUT THE EVENT

Flood Risk 2017 comes to Orlando on March 23, 2017. Brought to you by the world’s largest insurance magazine, this inaugural masterclass features leading insights in flood risk and insurance from national experts and regional thought leaders.

This one-day conference explores how brokers and agents can navigate the NFIP, private market options and risk management tools to improve their flood practices and better serve their clients.

The conference will host over 100 insurance professionals to discuss the current conditions of flood insurance, and predict the future of the flood market.

 

WHY ATTEND

  • Understand how flood legislation will impact your business
  • Explore innovations in flood risk assessment to better serve your clients
  • Hear expert forecasts on the future of flood insurance
  • Overcome client barriers by better assessing client coverage needs
  • Understand new commercial and residential flood exposures, and the opportunities created

This course has been approved by the Florida Department of Financial Services for insurance continuing education credit. 

Up to 8 hours of CE 2-20 - General Lines (Property & Casualty). The course id# is 98433

Course level intermediate

VENUE

The Citrus Club is a sleek venue and meeting space situated in the central business district of Orlando. On the 18th floor of the Citrus Center, it’s conveniently located near a variety of hotels, restaurants and amenities in the heart of downtown.

     

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AGENDA

8:00am – 8:45am

Registration and breakfast

 

8:55am 

Introduction

Conference Chair Norma Essary, Executive Director Surplus Lines Stamping Office

 

9:00am - 9:50am

What to expect: Timeline of flood legislation and its impact on you

The flood insurance landscape is changing rapidly to address mounting losses. Join a panel of national flood legislation experts for an overview of private market expansion, and how key flood policy reform will impact market conditions, insurance products and insureds.

Panelists:
  • Keri Kish, Director of Government Relations, NAPSLO
  • Brooke Stringer, Government Relations Policy Advisor, NAIC
  • Craig Poulton, Chief Operating Officer, Natural Catastrophe Insurance Program
Moderator:
  • Craig Blackman, Partner and Co-Chair, Stradley Ronon

 

10:00am - 10:50am

Provider perspectives: Current demands and future opportunities

As the flood market shifts, so does the role of carriers. To explore current carrier challenges and futurenopportunities, a panel of leading providers shares insights into the market of today, and predictions for how the carrier role will evolve in the future.

Panelists:
  • Martin Hartley, Chief Operating Officer, PURE
  • Evan Hecht, Chief Executive Officer, The Flood Insurance Agency
  • Janet Bordonaro, Vice President, Flood Advantage Partners
Moderator:
  • Jerry Nielsen, Partner, Nielsen Carter & Treas

 

10:50am - 11:00am

Refreshment break

 

11:00am - 11:50am

Claims case study: How to avoid claims process pitfalls

The flood claims process can present significant challenges to both brokers and insureds. Gain insight from leading claims experts into how you can minimize hazards within the claims process by more accurately assessing your clients’ coverage needs.

Panelists:
  • Peter Kochenburger, Professor, University of Connecticut School of Law
  • Jo Ann Howard, President, H 2 O Partners
  • Lee Shaw, Senior Property Claims Consultant, Wells Fargo Insurance Services
Moderator:
  • John O’Marra, Senior Vice President Property, RT Specialty

 

12:00pm - 12:50pm

Forecasting the future of flood insurance: Panel predictions

Increasing flood activity and the rise in costly losses is creating demand for innovative insurancemsolutions. Thought leaders from the private and National Flood Insurance Program markets share theirnperspectives on the current market, and the ways private and NFIP programs must expand in order to best protect insureds.

Panelists:
  • Albert Slap, President, Coastal Risk Consultants
  • Dan Dick, Global Head of Catastrophe Management, Aon Benfield Analytics
  • Jim Kane, Senior Vice President Personal Insurance, USI Insurance
Moderator:
  • Susanne Murphy, Deputy Commissioner Market Investigations, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation

 

12:50pm

Lunch

 

1:40pm - 2:20pm

Keynote address

As 2016 has shown, flooding is one of the greatest natural perils facing the US. Climate change will only increase this risk in the future, and the National Flood Insurance Program faces mounting debt. General Counsel Joseph Gunset explores these conditions, and what changes will be needed in order to ensure that the US properly addresses this risk.

Speaker:
  • Joseph Gunset, General Counsel, Lloyd’s America

 

2:30pm - 3:20pm

On the rise: Flooding and new exposures

Flooding is becoming one of the most significant natural threats in the United States. Experts outline the critical flood exposures facing your clients, and how you can cover against them with more comprehensive flood coverage offered by the expanding private market.

Panelists:
  • Howard Kunst, Senior Modeler/Actuary, CoreLogic
  • Joshua Woodbury, Catastrophe Modeler, Swiss Re
  • Annalise Mannix, President, FIRM
Moderator:
  • Maggie Mathis, Associate Vice President, Dewberry

 

3:20pm 

Refreshment break

 

3:30pm - 4:10pm

Flood risk assessment, hazard management and modeling solutions

CoreLogic presents critical updates to flood risk assessment and modeling that are essential to better evaluating clients’ risk and coverage needs. Learn how analytical tools can help you position insureds ahead of risk.

Speaker:
  • Dr. Howard Botts, Vice President and Chief Scientist, Insurance and Spatial Solutions, CoreLogic

 

4:15pm

Overcoming client obstacles: Communicating risks, requirements and rates

Communicating flood risk to a client can be a challenging. Not all clients are aware of the risks they face, and in turn, are not actively seeking the coverage they need. Hear from experts how you can overcome client barriers to more clearly communicate risk in order to better insureds against flood.

Panelists:
  • Dan Freudenthal, President, Agency Flood Resources
  • David Maurstad, Assistant Administrator Federal Insurance, FEMA
  • Del Schwalls, President, Schwalls Consulting
Moderator:
  • Blake Lovvorn, Assistant Director – Risk Management, University of Central Florida

 

5:00pm

Conference close

 

SPEAKERS

Floodrisk-Speaker Dan-Freudenthal

Agency Flood Resources /CRIO

Dan Freudenthal

 

Floodrisk-Us-Dan-Dick

Aon Benfield

Dan Dick

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Albert Slap

Coastal Risk /President

Albert Slap

 

IBA FloodRisk Howard-Botts

CoreLogic

Dr. Howard Botts

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Howard Kunst

CoreLogic

Howard Kunst

 

Maggie Mathis

Dewberry

Maggie Mathis

 

Floodrisk-Speaker David Maurstad

FEMA

David Maurstad

 

IBA FloodRisk Annalisse-Mannix

FIRM

Annalise Mannix

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Janet-Bordonaro

Flood Advantage Partners

Janet Bordonaro

 

Floodrisk-Us Susanne-Murphy

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation

Susanne Murphy

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Jo Ann Howard

H2O Partners

Jo Ann Howard

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Joseph-Gunset

Lloyd's America

Joseph Gunset

 

Flood-Risk-SpeakerBrooke Stringer

NAIC

Brooke Stringer

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Keri-Kish

NAPSLO

Keri Kish

 

Floodrisk-Us-Speaker Silhouette

Nielsen Carter & Treas

Jerry Nielsen

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Craig-Poulton

Natural Catastrophe Insurance Program

Craig Poulton

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Martin-Hartley

PURE

Martin Hartley

 

Floodrisk-Us John-O-Marra

RT Specialty

John O'Marra

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Del-Schwalls

Schwalls Consulting LLC

Del Schwalls

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Craig Blackman

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young

Craig Blackman

 

Flood-Risk Speaker Josh-Woodbury

Swiss RE

Joshua Woodbury

 

IBA FloodRisk Evan-Hecht

TFIA

Evan Hecht

 

Floodrisk-Speaker Norma-Essary

Surplus Lines Stamping Office

Norma Essary

 

Blake Lovvorn

University of Central Florida

Blake Lovvorn

 

Flood-Risk-Speaker-Peter-Kochenburger

University of Connecticut School of Law

Peter Kochenburger

 

Floodrisk-Speaker James-Kane

USI Insurance

James Kane

 

Floodrisk-Us Lee-Shaw

Wells Fargo Insurance

Lee Shaw

 

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One pass admits one person to the event and cannot be split between multiple delegates. If you are unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge. Cancellations received in writing 14 or more days in advance will incur a $200 fee. The remaining balance will be refunded to you or issued as credit valid for use towards another Key Media event within 12 months of the date of issuance. The company regrets no refunds will be made less than 14 days prior to the event. Should Key Media cancel or postpone the event, delegates will receive a full refund. Key Media is not responsible for any loss, damage or additional costs incurred as a result of alteration, cancellation or postponement. Please note all speakers and content are confirmed at time of publication, however we reserve the right to modify or alter the program including advertised speakers without notice. Key Media is not liable for the content of any speaker presentations.

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CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX) is a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider. The company's combined data from public, contributory and proprietary sources includes over 4.5 billion records spanning more than 50 years, providing detailed coverage of property, mortgages and other encumbrances, consumer credit, tenancy, location, hazard risk and related performance information. The markets CoreLogic serves include real estate and mortgage finance, insurance, capital markets, and the public sector. CoreLogic delivers value to clients through unique data, analytics, workflow technology, advisory and managed services. Clients rely on CoreLogic to help identify and manage growth opportunities, improve performance and mitigate risk. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., CoreLogic operates in North America, Western Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.corelogic.com

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