Top 14 Sessions to Attend at Insuretech Connect 2022

Top 14 Sessions to Attend at Insuretech Connect 2022

The insurance industry’s hottest event of the year is back, and it’s just around the corner. Insuretech Connect 2022 will be held in-person from September 20-22 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Over 30,000 attendees will be able to network and learn from over 250 speakers. With so much great content available, we picked out sessions you can’t miss, so you can make the most of your time at the show. 

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Don’t miss out on these 14 events at ITC 2022: 

Day 1: Tuesday, September 20

1. IoT Observatory: Presented by Matteo Carbone

8:30 AM - 2:00 PM 

Matteo Carbone and a number of guest speakers will lead industry leaders through a number of discussion topics such as smart home, auto telematics, and more. Speakers include State Farm, Allstate, Nationwide, The Hartford, VYRD, Notion, and Swiss Re.

Don’t miss out on Notion’s discussion with VYRD on “How Smart Home Can Drive Risk Mitigation and Behavior Change.” This event will be limited to IoT Observatory members only.

2. Official Kick-Off Reception 

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Daylight Beach Club

There’s no better way to kick off the event than with some networking. Get to know top industry leaders before the sessions begin. 

Day 2: Wednesday, September 21

3. Let’s Go. Creating a Culture that Innovates for Today AND Tomorrow

8:30 AM - 8:55 AM, Main Stage
Speakers: Jeffery Dailey (CEO, Farmers) and Mark V. Anquillare (President & COO, Verisk)

Sessions for day two will kick off with Insuretech Connect’s Keynote from Jeffery Daily and Mark Anquillare. Learn how established brands can still fuel innovation across the insurance space.

4. Broadening the Industry’s Relevance in Turbulent Times

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Main Stage
Speakers: Juan Andrade (CEO Everest Re) and Kia Javanmardian (Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company) 

How can insurance companies navigate the waters of today’s market swings? Juan Andrade and Kia Javanmardian will share how insurance leaders can shape their futures for continued growth and success.

5. Panel: Reinvented Big Data Practices that Incentivize Risk Reduction

10:30 AM - 11:05 AM, Data & Analytics Track: Islander F
Speakers: Diyaa Shridi (Chief Technology Officer, SOMPO Digital Lab Tel Aviv), Elad Tsur (CEO, Planck), Eugenio Gonzalez (Partner, Plug and Play Ventures), Hemant Sarma (SVP – Global Digital Internet of Things (IoT) Lead, Chubb), Jeroen Morrenhof, (CEO and Co-Founder, FRISS) 

Learn how you can leverage big data to drive an impact on your bottom line with this panel discussion. 

6. Mapping Out Customer Journeys for Better Customer Experience

2:00 PM - 2:35 PM, Customer Experience, Retention & Acquisition Track
Speakers: Adam Erlebacher (CEO & Co-founder, Fabric Technologies), John Swigart (CEO, Pie Insurance), Rabih Ramadi (Global CRO & Co-Founder, Unqork), Tiffine Wang (Partner, MS&AD Ventures) 

In this session, get real-life examples of how tech has and will continue to improve the policyholder’s customer experience.

7. Panel: The Ethical Use of Data to Fight Insurance Fraud: Where and Should the Guardrails be Placed? 

3:05 PM - 3:40 PM, Data & Analytics Track: Islander F
Speakers: Dan Gumpright (New Venture Lead, American Family Insurance), Dennis Toomey (Director – Risk & Compliance Counter Fraud Analytics, Protiviti), Thomas Luick (Managing Director, Protiviti), Douglas Heller (Director of Insurance, Consumer Federation of America), Jonathan Hendrickson (VP – Head of Insurtech Development, Gallagher)

Insurance fraud costs the United States $308.6 billion each year. This panel will discuss how technology can help provide new opportunities for fraud detection and innovative processing in underwriting and claims. 

8. Ask Me Anything: Going Beyond the Buzz Word – Breaking Down Sustainable Innovation Strategies Presented by PwC

3:20 PM - 3:55 PM, Innovation in Action Track: Islander E
Speakers: Arlene Kern (Senior Vice President and Innovation Scout, Munich Re), Marie Carr (Partner, PwC)

Could insurers do a better job in capitalizing on insurtech? Get an understanding of the insurtech space and the next big trends in innovation. 

9. Women In Leadership Forum: Your Path to the C-Suite Presented by GoGiles

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Speakers: Jacqueline LeGrand (CEO & Co-Founder, MAPTYCS) Luann Abrams (Founder, CEOX), Megan Kuczynski (President, InsureTech Connect), Rachel Olney (CEO & Founder, Geosite), Sabine VanderLinden (CEO & Co-Founder, Alchemy Crew) 

Before you wrap up your day and head to the reception, be sure to catch this star-studded session featuring ITC’s president, Megan Kuczynski, and some of the industry’s biggest leaders. 

Day 3: Thursday, September 22

10. Panel: In the Hot Seat of an Insurtech CEO

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM, Main Stage
Speakers: Gil Arazi (Founder & Managing Partner, FinTLV Ventures), Guy Goldstein (CEO & Co-Founder, Next Insurance), Madhu Tadikonda (CEO, Corvus Insurance), Rick McCathron (CEO & President, Hippo), Rob Schimek (CEO, bolttech)

Have you ever wondered what keeps an insurtech CEO up at night? Delve into the minds of CEOs from Hippo, bolttech, and Corvus Insurance, and understand how they’re combatting today’s market trends in order to drive innovation in the space. 

11. Insurtech Investment: What Makes Insurtechs an Attractive Investment Proposition to VCs and Incumbents Alike?

10:50 PM - 11:20 PM, Main Stage
Speakers: Brona Magee (Deputy Chief Executive Officer, SCOR Life & Health), Dr. Henna A. Karna (GM, Managing Director, Global Insurance & Risk Management Solutions, Google), Hanna Wu (CEO & Co-founder, Amplify Life Insurance) 

“Digital transformation” and “innovation” have long been buzzwords in the insurance industry. Learn how can you get past all of the jargon and invest in businesses that can actually improve your bottom line. 

12. Bending the Curve: Behavior Change as the Next Evolution in Insurance Sponsored by Capgemini

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM, Product Development Track: Islander H
Speakers: Jeff Helzner (Decision Scientist, Joyn Insurance) Jonathan Stahl (Analytic Solution Advisor, Nationwide Insurance), Matt Wallaert (Founder,, Teis Jorgensen (Associate Director of Design Research and Behavioral Science, frog) 

This panel will prove to you that risk reduction and policyholder experience can in fact go hand-in-hand. Get real-world examples of how application design in IoT and UBI apps, can help teach policyholders how to reduce their top risks – helping to improve loss reduction ratios for their carriers. 

13. Usage-Based Insurance (UBI) in the Home Insurance Industry

2:55 pm - 3:30 pm, Property Track: Islander C
Speakers: Daniel Turgel (Co-Founder, InsurTech Denver), Drew Doleski (Director, Connected Home Product Strategy of American Family), Jimmy Williams (CEO & Co-founder, Urban Jungle), Rahul Daryanani (Senior Associate, Touchdown Ventures), Wayne Slavin (CEO & Co-Founder, SURE) 

Auto telematics has rocked the auto insurance space over the last ten years, improving pricing and risk for policyholders and insurers alike. Industry innovators are now leveraging those learnings to transform the home insurance space – learn how. 

14. Official Closing Party

9:00pm - 11:00pm

Close out ITC in style with a surprise musical performance by UB40. 

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