What You'll Get

 

 

Trend Coverage

Trends and advances in the insurance industry

Industry Thought Leaders

Hear from leading women in insurance

Deep Dive Discussions

Content and networking with other leading women

The Future of Insurance

Insurance Networking News has honored women whose leadership and performance have redefined the insurance business and its application of technology. The Women in Insurance Leadership come from all lines of business and enterprise operations, showcasing diversity in talent that is the envy of financial services.

At the 9th Annual Women in Insurance Leadership forum, on October 24-25, 2016 in Chicago, we'll meet this year's honorees, discuss how to advance women in the field and talk about key issues in the industry.

 

Event Overview

Tracks

 

Growth and
Development

Technology and Innovation



Keynote Speakers

 

 

Lori Bailey

Global Head of Special Lines
Zurich Insurance

ANNE MELISSA DOWLING

Director
State of Illinois Department of Insurance

Sharon Luty

Lead Director, Operational Transformation
AXA

Sophia Yen

Head of U.S. Insurance Strategy & Operations
KPMG

Featured Speakers

 

Kristin Applegate

Kristin Applegate

Chief Administration Officer, Starr Companies

Laura Bennett

Laura Bennett

CEO and Co-Founder, Embrace Pet Insurance

Mark Breading

Mark Breading

Partner, Strategy Meets Action

Vivian Chow

Vivian Chow

VP, Human Resources, Technology, Travelers

Patty Deneau

Patty Deneau

Regional Claim Manager, Auto Club Group

Sharon Emek, Ph.D., C.I.C.

Sharon Emek, Ph.D., C.I.C.

President & CEO, Work At Home Vintage Experts

Mike Fitzgerald

Mike Fitzgerald

Senior Analyst, Celent

Abbie Fleming

Abbie Fleming

Engagement Director, Jacobson

Lynda Fleury

Lynda Fleury

CISO, UNUM

Tacha Gregory

Tacha Gregory

IT Director Systems Workforce Strategy & Planning, State Farm Insurance

Cilsy Harris

Cilsy Harris

VP, Personal Lines Business Delivery, The Hanover

Jeff Hughes

Jeff Hughes

SVP, IT Transformation, CNA Insurance

Tara Kelly

Tara Kelly

President & CEO, SPLICE Software

Patty Kreamer, CPO, ACC

Patty Kreamer, CPO, ACC

Productivity Coach, Speaker, Author, Referral Institute of Western PA, LLC

Corrin Maier

Corrin Maier

VP, TruStage Partner Management at CUNA Mutual Group

Gail McGiffin

Gail McGiffin

Principal, EY

Meridith Elliott Powell

Meridith Elliott Powell

President, MotionFirst

Beth Riczko

Beth Riczko

Underwriting Group and Product Leader, Westfield Group



Schedule at a Glance

 

 

Monday, October 24, 2016


5:00 p.m. Registration
5:30 p.m. Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


7:15 a.m. Registration / Continental Breakfast
7:15 a.m. Breakfast Briefing
8:15 a.m. Women in Insurance Leadership Awards Ceremony
9:00 a.m. Winners Panel
10:30 a.m. Keynote and General Sessions
12:00 p.m. Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
3:15 p.m. General Sessions
4:30 p.m. Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
5:30 p.m. Conference Concludes



Find Out More

 

 

Plan Your Stay

 

 

Women in Insurance Leadership will take place at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago. A block of rooms has been reserved exclusively for conference attendees. Please make your reservations early as rooms will sell out. Click here for booking information.


FAQS

 

 

What is Women In Insurance Leadership anyway?

The Women in Insurance Leadership brings together women from all lines of business and enterprise operations, showcasing a diversity in talent that is the envy of financial services. The 9th Annual Women in Insurance Leadership forum, is your opportunity to meet this year’s honorees and discuss how to advance women in the field and talk about key issues in the industry.

Who are the creators of the event?

Women In Insurance Leadership is brought to you by Insurance Networking News and its parent company, SourceMedia. The content was curated with the help of a crack Advisory Board chock full of industry leaders.

Who will attend?

This is the premier event for insurance carriers, brokers, agents and managing general agents providing you with the opportunity to network with the industry’s most successful female insurance executives.

When and Where?

Women In Insurance Leadership will be held October 24-25, 2016 at the The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago, in Chicago, IL.

Where should I stay?

Stay with us! The Women in Insurance Leadership event has a limited number of reduced priced hotel rooms at The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago. Please book by Friday, September 30.

How can I register to attend?

Please call: Vernesa Merdanovic | (212) 803-8393
Vernesa.Merdanovic@sourcemedia.com

Want to do it online? Click Here

Who do I contact about sponsoring?

Holli Gronset | 847-428-0627
holli.gronset@sourcemedia.com

Who do I contact about speaking?

Nadine Cunningham | 212-803-6071
nadine.cunningham@sourcemedia.com

For Marketing, Media Partnerships or Press Inquiries?

Christine Zahn | (212) 803-8365
Christine.Zahn@sourcemedia.com

October 24-25, 2016, Chicago, IL