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Location TBA
Region Americas

Insurers have been masters of resilience for years but now is the time to use these skills to go from simply surviving to thriving, by reinventing insurance as we know it.

This is the time to seize opportunities.

Now, more than ever, we must urgently transform products and services, tackle emerging risks, and strategize for success in a dramatically changed, digital landscape.

This is your chance to join insurance industry titans as we explore future-setting trends and practical case studies that will reinvent insurance.


2022 Speakers

Guy Cormier
Chief Executive Officer, Desjardins

Marc Lipman
Chief Executive Officer, Lloyds Canada

Heidi Worthington
Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Pacific Blue Cross

Danish Yusuf
Chief Executive Officer, Zensurance

Irene Bianchi
President and Chief Executive Officer, Peel Mutual Insurance Company

Erin Fischer
SVP and Chief Claims Officer, Wawanesa

Nathan LaFayette
Chief Insurance Officer, BCAA

Sarah Thompson
Chief Marketing Officer, HUB International

Peter Primdahl
Vice President of Emerging Business Models, The Co-operators

Eugene Wen
Vice President, Group Advanced Analytics, Manulife

Director, Global Digital Transformation Office, SunLife

President & Chief Executive Officer, Collectivfide Insurance Group Inc.

Carol Mills
Chief Sales Officer, HUB International

Mike Doughty
President & Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Canada

Mike Mitchell
Head P&S Underwriting Reinsurance, Swiss Re

Jason Storah
Chief Executive Officer, Aviva Canada

Michel Martineau
Vice President, Claims Division, Desjardins

Ken Lindhardsen
Director Accident Benefits and Bodily Injury, Claims Division, Desjardins

Rachel Alt-Simmons
Head of Enterprise Business Architecture, AXA XL

Mark McLaughlin
Global Insurance Director, IBM

Daniel Shum
Senior Partner, GBS Insurance Practice Leader, IBM

Barbara Bellissimo
Consultant - Former Desjardins and State Farm Insurance Senior Vice President, Desjardins

Sarah Miller Wright
Head of Operations, Manulife Canada

Vice President, National Casualty Claims, Intact

Jim Albert
Chairman and Co-Founder, Neptune Flood Insurance

Margaret Resce Milkint
Global Insurance Practice Leader, Diversified Search Group

Steve Phillips
Head of Sovereign Insurance & Innovation, The Co-operators

Gino Riola
Chief Marketing Officer, Allianz PNB Life

John Crawford
President & Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Blue Cross

John Lewis
President and CEO, Fenchurch General Insurance Company

Jonathan Charak, FCAS, MAAA, CPL
Emerging Solutions Director, Zurich North America

Pamela Wong
Head of Strategy & Transformation, Manulife Canada

Ruby Rai
CIPP/C, CRM | Cyber Practice Leader - Canada, Marsh Specialty US & Canada

Louis Regimbal
Vice President Strategy and Innovation, Beneva

Grace Leung
Senior Claims Specialist, Allianz

Trevor Buttrum
Manager, Career Connections, Insurance Institute of Canada

Shari McGrath
Vice President of Customer Success, Hi Marley

Ashok Reddy
VP of Architecture, Commercial and Public Sector, CGI

Ryan McGovern
Chief Product Officer, Virtual i Technologies

Philippe Lafreniere
Chief Growth Officer, Slice Labs

Ahsan Siddiqi
Senior Director and Market Lead for Canada, X by 2

Alex Johnson
Head of Insurance Solutions, Quantexa

Peter Hughes
Partner and National Leader, Customer Practice, KPMG

Bryant Vernon
Chief Claims Officer, Aviva Canada

Curtis Wennberg
Vice President of Customer Service and Chief Operating Officer, Manitoba Public Insurance

Mylène Côté
Vice President Claims, Everest Insurance Company of Canada

Désirée Mettraux
Chief Executive Officer, OCC Assekuradeur GmbH

Lori Pon
Director, Claim Strategy & Innovation, AAA