Insurance Summit

Miami, FL

04 Nov 2019

05 Nov 2019

Insurance Summit

The Florida Chamber’s 2019 Insurance Summit is one of the oldest and largest insurance conferences in the state of Florida.  Join us and connect with members of Florida’s business community, insurance professionals, elected officials and political insiders to engage in interactive discussions on emerging issues facing insurers, business leaders and consumers, including Hurricane Michael recovery efforts.

Hotel Information
JW Marriott Miami
1109 Brickell Avenue Miami, Florida 33131

Florida Chamber Rate
$269/night
Book by October 14, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Registration Desk Open l 10:00 a.m.

Kickoff Luncheon: Welcome to Miami l 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Sponsored by American Association of Insurance Services

The Honorable Jeanette Nuñez, Lt. Governor, State of Florida

State of Florida’s Future l 12:45 – 1:00 p.m.

David Hart, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber of Commerce

Checking in With the Chief l 1:00 – 1:20 p.m.

The Honorable Jimmy Patronis, Chief Financial Officer, State of Florida

Legislative Panel: More Heavy Lifts Ahead in 2020 l 1:20 – 2:05 p.m.

Frank Walker, Vice President of Government Affairs, Florida Chamber of Commerce (moderator)

Citizens Update on AOB & Implementation: First Party Problem Persist l 2:05 – 2:30 p.m.

Barry Gilway, Chief Executive Officer, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Break l 2:30 – 2:50 p.m.

Climate Gentrification and the Role of Flood Insurance in South Florida l 2:50 – 3:30 p.m.

John Rollins, FCAS, MAAA, Milliman

Resiliency: Federal and Local Roles l 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

Michael Carlson, President, Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (moderator) 
Andrew Huff, Federal Affairs Director, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies
Jane Gilbert, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Miami

2019 Developments in the Reinsurance Market l 4:15 – 5:00 p.m.

Jack Nicholson, Ph.D., Florida State University College of Business (moderator)
Anne Bert, Chief Operating Officer, Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund
John Huff, President & CEO, Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers
Dennis Burke, Vice President, Reinsurance Association of America
John Seo, Managing Director, Fermat Capital Management LLC
Scott Engel, Managing Director, AON

Sponsored by the Florida Chamber of Commerce PAC; Open to all attendees who bring a contribution to these campaigns.

Reception: Relax and Reflect on the Day’s Takeaways l 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Sponsored by Personal Insurance Federation of Florida

  • Holland & Knight, Miami

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Registration Desk Open l 7:00 a.m.

Breakfast l 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

An Engineering Perspective on Residential Performance in Hurricane Michael l 8:30 a.m. – 9:05 a.m.

Kurt Gurley, Ph.D., Associate Professor Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida

Talks for a Brave New World: Technology, Insurance and Development l 9:05 – 9:50 a.m.

Ashley Scott, Global Regulatory/Policy Counsel, Lime
Dusty Brighton, Government Relations Representative, Turo Inc.
Dawn Ingham, State Relations Executive, NCCI

Genetic Tests Can Lead to Better Pricing and More Choice l 9:50 – 10:30 a.m.

Josh Aubuchon, Senior Counsel, Holland & Knight (moderator)
Dave Rengachary, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Director, U.S. Mortality Markets for RGA reinsurance Company
Cecil Pearce, President, Florida Insurance Council
Sal Nuzzo, Vice President of Policy, James Madison Institute

Break l 10:30 – 10:50 a.m.

Runaway Damages and Exploitation: Trends and Legal Remedies l 10:50 – 11:30 a.m.

William Large, President, Florida Justice Reform Institute (moderator)
Sandy Heller, Partner, Holland & Knight

Practicing What We Preach: Building Stronger Homes l 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Florida International University

Lunch l 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Sponsored by Health Insurance Innovations

Florida: Addressing Auto Glass Claims and Suspicions of Fraud l 1:15 – 2:00 p.m.

Adam Hodges, Partner, Holland & Knight (moderator)
Mike Yaworsky, Chief of Staff, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Steve Bright, SIU Team Manager, State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins. Co.

PIP on Life Support: Time to Pull the Plug? l 2:00 – 2:40 p.m.

Ron Bartlett, Senior Vice President, Hill + Knowlton Strategies (moderator)
Christian Cámara, Adjunct Fellow, James Madison Institute
Linda Brobeck, Director and Consulting Actuary, Pinnacle Actuarial Services, Inc

Break l 2:40 – 3:00 p.m.

Cybersecurity and Shedding Light on the Dark Web l 3:00 – 3:55 p.m.

Wanda Archy, Supervisor, Security, Privacy and Risk Services, RSM US
Shan Grant, Supervisor, Security, Privacy and Risk Services, RSM US

Live from Miami: Commissioner Altmaier and the State of the Market l 3:55 – 4:30 p.m.

Tim Meenan, Partner, Meenan Law Firm (moderator)
David Altmaier, Commissioner, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation

Closing Reception l 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Summit Adjourns l 5:30 p.m.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds less a $25 cancellation fee will be given for cancellations received in writing to tprice@flchamber.com prior to October 25, 2019.  Following this date, no refunds will be given.

Highlights From the 2018 Insurance Summit