Securing Our World - Program Announced for 60th Annual Philly I-Day

Feb 08, 2016, 13:30 ET from Insurance Society of Philadelphia

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Insurance Society of Philadelphia (ISOP) and The Philadelphia CPCU Society Chapter are pleased to announce a focus on security topics during Philly I-Day.  The premier convention in the Mid-Atlantic region for insurance, brokerage, risk management and legal professionals will celebrate its 60th Anniversary on April 28, 2016, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Organizers are pleased to welcome Tom Finan, Chief Strategy Officer with Ark Network Security Solutions and formerly Senior Cybersecurity Strategist and Counsel at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, who will deliver a keynote speech on cyber risk and security matters.

"Philadelphia is a hub for the insurance and risk management industries, and home to the highest ranked collegiate insurance and risk management programs," said Beth Graber, Executive Director of ISOP.  "ISOP is thrilled to partner with these programs to offer scholarships, access to I-Day and its career development program.  We look forward to discussing a variety of subjects and security issues as we welcome executives, professionals and thought leaders from across the country."

Philly I-Day will commence with a distinguished executive panel, who will provide viewpoints on the state of the industry, and conference theme "Securing our World." Moderated by Roger Fell, Managing Director of Marsh USA, the panel includes:

  • Chris Maleno, Senior Vice President, Chubb Group
  • Christine LaSala, Chair, Willis Towers Watson North America
  • Donald (Sandy) Aspinall, Executive Director, Global Risk Management, Comcast NBC/Universal

"Philly I-Day is a great event for the industry and the city.  Every year we bring the best panelist and industry leaders together to share a wealth of knowledge on a range of topics that affect insurance and risk management," Fell said.  "This year we will discuss important global and domestic security subjects. We also look forward to highlighting important financial, economic and social trends that pertain to our industry."

Panel discussions will cover cyber security, armed incident response, emergency preparedness, and emerging risks such as streaming transportation and autonomous vehicles.  Other topics include strategies to secure positive workers' compensation results, best practices for protecting broker communication, use of big data analytics in the risk management and insurance industries and a young professional session on professional branding.  Continued education credits will be available.

For information about Philly I-Day, including registration, visit www.phillyiday.com.

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SOURCE Insurance Society of Philadelphia