EVENT EXPERIENCE

Wednesday May 15, 2019

9:00 – 11:00 AM     IIAW BOARD MEETING    MIDDLETON

                                    Coffee/Water Station: 9:00 AM, Lunch for board at 11:00 AM

11:00 AM                 CONVENTION REGISTRATION OPENS -

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM      BEVERAGE STATION    LOBBY                          

12:15 PM – 4:00 PM     CE SESSIONS WISCONSIN, MENDOTA, AND GENEVA

1: Wisconsin (12:15-4:00 pm)

a. Automation/Tech Committee - IIAW - Paper, Email & Download, Oh My! (12:15-2:00) - Automation/Tech Committee - IIAW 2 CE

How to organize your agency around the multiple ways that carriers deliver policy documents. Let us guide you through this digital transformation.

b. West Bend Mutual - State of the Auto Industry (2:10-3:00) - Rex Dachenbach 1 CE

Overview of the current status of the auto industry, including rates/rating, industry profitability and growth, legal/regulatory, and distribution channels. Additional overview of the future status of the industry as it changes, including precision and individualization, rating factor changes, newer distribution channels, autonomous vehicles, Lemonade, demographics, sensor technologies, legal environment, and climate change.

c. Chubb - Cyber (3:10-4:00) Lisa DeMichael and Sarah Campbell 1 CE

Organizations have increased their reliance on networks and conducting their business by electronic means. Because of this increased reliance, organizations have become more susceptible to security breaches. This course outlines the current Cyber environment and the exposures security breaches create for an organization from a cost and reputation standpoint. This course also describes the domestic & international regulations that have been enacted to regulate the amount of due diligence an organization uses to protect the confidential information they hold for their customers. A look at transferring risk will also be discussed by reviewing standard coverage grants available within the Cyber insurance market.

2. Geneva

a. Employee Benefits - Medicare for All et al, Association Health Plans and Medicaid Expansion - Dave Grunke 2 CE (12:15- 2:00)

Within this lively session we will;

  • Review, the 8 major Democratic; Medicare for All, Public Option, Expanded Medicare and Expanded Medicaid proposals. Our focus will be on; Who gets coverage, Cost and the Benefits.

  • Examine the current status of Association Health Plans in light of the June 19. 2018 Department of Labor Finalized Rules.

  • Discusses the multiple impacts of Medicaid Expansion in Wisconsin on Hospitals, Physicians and the ACA Marketplace.

12:15 PM – 4:00 PM    INNOVATION SESSIONS    WISCONSIN, MENDOTA, AND GENEVA

1: Mendota

a.    Agency of the Future (12:15-1:00) - Matt Banaszynski

What will the agency of the future look like? The future is bright for those independent agencies that digitize their business model. This seminar designed for everyone, from agency owners to producers to CSRs to insurance company employees.  It will cover a variety of technologies the insurance industry is currently deploying to provide a better customer experience, increase employee efficiency and sales while decreasing expensive. Technologies include: Artificial Intelligence, Automation, Internet of Things, Data and Analytics, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, and Omni-Channel Sales and Service Model will all be covered in this presentation. Finally, the presentation will wrap up with a discussion on what technology tools agencies can deploy and what a technology assisted path to prosperity and the new connected ecosystem looks like to better meet the consumer’s needs and increases sales. 

b. WCRB - ANC and Experience Rating (1:15-2:00) - Tad Cleveland and Melanie Lindseth 1 CE

This will help both novice and veteran agents assist clients in the different elements of Experience Rating.  You will learn what Experience Rating is, and why it is necessary.  You will leave knowing what information is used in the calculation, and the different reasons to have that information revised. 

c.    Interactive Agency Needs Assessment (2:10-3:00) - Mallory Cornell

This interactive session will give participants a first-hand look at how technology is helping the IIAW identify agency exposures and provide the resources for effective mitigation. Attendees can complete an assessment and receive specific tools for the needs of their agency. Come explore the IIAW’s Regulatory, Operational, Strategic, Financial and Technology resources and how they can assist an agency and its employees. After 120 years, a Big “I” membership has never been more important than it is now. Come and watch our tools go to work for you and walk away with the proactive plan you’ve been looking for.

d.     Agency Efficiency Tools (3:10-4:00) - Automation/Tech Committee - IIAW

Technology tools to implement in your agency to help your employees drive efficiency and profitability.

4:15– 6:15 PM                WELCOME REMARKS, ASSOCIATION MEETING & AWARDS RECEPTION BALLROOM

Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails Everyone encouraged to attend

6:15 PM – 9:00 PM       COMPANY HOSPITALITY & ENTERTAINING   Location at Carrier discretion. Carriers invite agents.

9:00 PM – 12:00 AM    EMERGING LEADERS SOCIAL (EVERYONE WELCOME TO ATTEND) - Cowboy Jacks Restaurant and Bar (across the street from the Convention)

*FIRST OVERNIGHT AT MARRIOTT WEST*

Thursday, May 16, 2019

7:45 AM – 9:00 AM     CONVENTION REGISTRATION OPENS - Light Breakfast Buffet FOOD STATIONS OUTSIDE BALLROOM

8:00 AM -10:00 AM      BEVERAGE STATION OUTSIDE BALLROOM

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM      JOHN MAKETA: LEADING WITH VISION BALLROOM MAIN STAGE

Charting the Course through Demographic Change

Examine how demographics are playing a significant role in 21st century workplace, major competency gaps of next generation leaders, and introduce the competencies required to succeed in the 21st century. Come explore the common sense, but very counter intuitive and fascinating realm of demography. Let John Maketa bring you into the world of counting people. John is a thought leader who has immersed himself in years of demographic study. His understanding of demographics, fertility, migration, aging, immigration and dying have enabled him to forecast societal, political, economic, cultural and commercial phenomena with uncanny accuracy.

  • How will manufacturing change?

  • How will the United States’ workforce change?

  • What countries and continents are demographically positioned to excel?

  • What is the future of communications?

  • Will big data change marketing and branding forever?

    Learn this and more from John Maketa’s presentation!

9:35 AM – 10:35 AM     DAIS (InsurTech Company) - Internet of Insurance BALLROOM    

How to Amazon-Proof the Independent Agent

Amazon has been quietly recruiting insurance professionals and exploring alliances to disrupt distribution. Meanwhile, cash has been pouring into online-only insurance from large carriers and other BigTech companies around the world. In this session, you will learn about the movement to digitally connect Independent Agents so they can secure an advantage. A new and rising startup, DAIS, will discuss how it is making the industry agency-centric through the Internet of Insurance, a risk syndication network that will connect agents, carriers on a shared platform.                     

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM    CEO PANEL- IMT Insurance, Integrity Insurance, and Society Insurance BALLROOM (1 CE)

12:15 PM – 2:00 PM      LUNCH (PLATED) & KEYNOTE SPEAKER, JIM ABBOTT BALLROOM 

MLB pitcher and Olympian, born with only one hand, will talk about his experiences in life and how they led him to discover a customizable secret to success:

A - Adjustability, D - Determination, A - Accountability, P - Perseverance, T - Trust.     

During Lunch, we will also recognize West Bend Mutual for celebrating 125 years in business.          

2:15 PM – 4:45 PM         CONVENTION SHOWCASE & NETWORKING SUPERIOR & MICHIGAN

                                    Cash bar, coffee and water stations available in Exhibit Hall

DON’T MISS the final hour of the Showcase - IMT will be sponsoring a $100 Cash Giveaway every 5 minutes from 3:45 - 4:45!!!!

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM      COCKTAIL RECEPTION IN HONOR OF PRESIDENT JASON BOTT ATRIUM- Sponsored by Robertson Ryan and Associates

6:00 PM- 9:00 PM  CONVENTION WRAP PARTY & ENTERTAINMENT - CHARLIE BERENS BALLROOM

                                     6:00-7:00 Food and Beverage. CHARLIE BERENS of the Manitowoc Minute performing from 7:30-8:30 pm.

 

*SECOND OVERNIGHT AT MARRIOTT WEST*