PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Business leaders, executives and college students from across the region will focus on social, economic and financial trends influencing the risk management and insurance industries at the annual Philly I-Day conference on April 9, 2015 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Philly I-Day is presented by the Insurance Society of Philadelphia (ISOP) and the Philadelphia CPCU Society Chapter, in collaboration with a volunteer committee including representatives from the RIMS Delaware Valley Chapter and Brandywine Valley CPCU Society Chapter. The conference provides education and networking for the insurance, risk management and legal communities. Last year's conference drew a record 850 attendees and 50 exhibitors.
Philly I-Day will commence with an executive panel including:
- Dr. Robert Hartwig, President and Economist, Insurance Information Institute
- Patricia Henry, EVP, Global Government Affairs, ACE Group
- Michael Liebowitz, Senior Director Insurance & ERM, New York University
The panel will offer perspectives on the day's theme, "Risk Revolution: The Transformation is Now!". The discussion will be moderated by Roger Fell, Managing Director of Marsh USA and Co-Chair of the I-Day Planning Committee.
The conference will include a luncheon featuring a dynamic keynote speaker. The Philadelphia CPCU Society Chapter will also present their prestigious Franklin Award to Vincent T. Donnelly, President and CEO of PMA Companies, for outstanding contribution and achievement to the Delaware Valley risk and insurance industry.
Philly I-Day offers local college students the opportunity for industry organizations to sponsor their attendance. "The demand for insurance and risk management professionals continues to be very strong. I-Day's partnership with local colleges and universities assists in preparing students for future roles in our industry by expanding their knowledge and professional network," said Russ Shaner, President of the Insurance Society of Philadelphia.
I-Day's continuing education curriculum will comprise sessions relevant to today's issues including cyber security, workers' compensation, enterprise risk management, analytics, CGL coverage, captives and ethics.
The conference will conclude with a networking reception and St. Baldrick's head-shaving fundraiser, which raised $89,000 last year to support the fight against childhood cancer.
For more information, visit www.phillyiday.com and follow us on Twitter @PhillyIday.
SOURCE Insurance Society of Philadelphia