DES MOINES, Iowa, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance and technology leaders from around the globe will gather in Des Moines, Iowa, for the 2017 Global Insurance Symposium, April 25-27. The fourth annual conference provides a venue for the insurance industry to address important issues impacting the marketplace with a primary focus on technology, policy, and innovation.
The 2017 Global Insurance Symposium features a powerhouse agenda of renowned keynote and panel speakers, as well as interactive demonstration and networking sessions for all attendees to enjoy. Speakers include state insurance commissioners, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and regulatory representatives from various states, national offices, and international organizations. Attendees will also experience innovative demonstrations from the six startups participating in the Des Moines-based Global Insurance Accelerator.
Featured speakers and sessions include the following:
- Bill Hartnett, president at Hartnett Advisors
- Robert Kerzner, CEO and president of LIMRA, LOMA, LL Global Inc.
- Matteo Carbone, founder and director of Connected Insurance Observatory
- Alessa Quane, EVP and chief risk officer at AIG
- Driverless Car Outlook and Live Demonstration: two autonomous vehicles on-site
- Artificial Intelligence in the Workforce: featuring Evangelos Simoudis, author of Big Data Opportunity in our Driverless Future
- #Insurtech and the Global Insurance Accelerator
- Commissioners' Roundtable
- Startup Stories: TED Talks
- Blockchain: Beyond BitCoin
"The caliber of speakers and attendees at the Global Insurance Symposium really makes this an event that those in both the insurance and insurtech industries won't want to miss," said Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen. "The innovative nature of this event really brings together the world-class experts and leaders from industry, insurtech innovators, and federal and state regulators to discuss a wide-range of important issues affecting the insurance industry."
Media are invited to attend the Global Insurance Symposium to hear from some of the most knowledgeable global experts in the insurance industry and learn about emerging technologies. Registration fees will be waived for members of the media, including bloggers and content creators in the finance and insurance industries. Media unable to attend in person may request photos and other content, which will be provided, if available.
About the Global Insurance Symposium
Established in 2014, the Global Insurance Symposium is the premier Symposium for insurance professionals and regulatory authorities to hear from the world's most renowned insurance experts and to interact with fellow insurance industry colleagues from around the world. The Global Insurance Symposium is presented by the Iowa Insurance Institute, the Federation of Iowa Insurers, Iowa Economic Development Authority, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, the Global Insurance Accelerator, Insurance Thought Leadership, and the Iowa Insurance Division. For more information, visit www.GlobalInsuranceSymposium.com.
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