NFI: 15th Annual Insurance Summit Agenda

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Common Goals & Divided Government: Insurance Public Policy After the Midterms
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 7:30am – 3:00pm
Ronald Reagan Building, Rotunda Room, Washington, DC

Look for us on social media #IPPSummit

This is a tentative agenda and subject to change without notice


7:00 - Registration Starts

7:30 - 8:00 a.m. - Welcome Breakfast with District of Columbia Commissioner Taylor

8:00 - 8:25 a.m. - Opening Remarks

Stephen TaylorCommissioner, DC Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking

Deborah Curtis, President, Indiana State University

Christopher GramanGongaware and NFI Scholar, Scott College of Business, Indiana State University

8:25 - 8:55 a.m. - Capitol Hill Perspectives

Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL), House Ways and Means Committee

Introduction: The Honorable Luke Messer, Principal, Faegre Baker Daniels Consulting

8:55 – 9:45 a.m. - Team USA: Capital, Comframe, and Consultations in a Pivotal Year

Mike ConsedineCEO, National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Steven Seitz, Director, Federal Insurance Office, U.S. Department of Treasury

Tom SullivanAssociate Director, Division of Supervision and Regulation, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System

Moderator: Roger Schmelzer, President, National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. - Break

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - Beyond the Hype, How Big Data is Revolutionizing the Insurance World

Jeff Beck, Senior Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Selective Insurance

Paige FreemanSenior Vice President & General Counsel, Munich Re 

Jigar Gandhi, Associate, Faegre Baker Daniels

Tim Jones, Director of Innovation, Transamerica

Moderator: Scott KosnoffPartner, Faegre Baker Daniels

10:45 - 11:15 a.m. - FSOC at the Crossroads: A Conversation with the Independent Member

Tom WorkmanIndependent Member, Financial Stability Oversight Council

Moderator: Peter Gallanis, President, National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations 

11:15 – 12:00 p.m. - Life & Annuities: New Leadership for the Challenges Ahead

Wayne Chopus, President & CEO, Insured Retirement Institute

Susan Neely, President & CEO, American Council of Life Insurers

Moderator: Julie Herwig, Senior Vice President, Head of Government Affairs, New York Life 

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. - Lunch & Recognition of the NFI Summit Advisory Committee

Brien Smith, Dean, Scott College of Business, Indiana State University

12:30 – 1:00 p.m. - A Conversation with NAIC President Eric Cioppa

Eric CioppaSuperintendent, Maine Bureau of Insurance & President, National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Moderator: John HuffPresident & CEO, Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers

Introduction: Pat HughesPartner, Faegre Baker Daniels

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. - Politics and Policy: Intersection of Federal and State

Dean Pappas, Vice President, Federal Legislative & Regulatory Affairs, Nationwide

Moderator: Alison Watson, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels

1:30 – 2:15 p.m. - Property & Casualty: Critical Issues in 2019

Chuck ChamnessPresident & CEO, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies

Brady Kelley, Executive Director, Wholesale and Specialty Insurance Association

David Sampson, President & CEO, American Property Casualty Insurance Association

Moderator: Deirdre Manna, Senior Vice President, Head of Government & Industry Affairs, Zurich North America 

2:15 – 3:00 p.m. - Federal Judicial Outlook: Appointments, Philosophies, and Potential Impacts

Eugene ScaliaPartner, Gibson Dunn

Moderator: Ann KapplerSenior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel & Head of External Affairs, Prudential

Introduction: Peter Gallanis, President, National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations

3:00 p.m. - Conclusion

* This page has been edited as one of the participants asked for their name to be removed.