Insurtech Hartford Symposium Brings Industry’s Tech Innovators Together to Look Ahead

Business Council of Westchester

The annual InsurTech Hartford Symposium, taking place on April 17 and 18 at the Mohegan Sun casino, is described by organizers as “so much more than your traditional industry gathering.”

It is the culmination of insurance innovation, organizers explain, “bringing the best of the best in executive leadership, insight, and technology for the advancement of insurance innovation.” The conference is about “coming together leveraging the bridges we’ve built throughout the insurance ecosystem to drive insurance innovation.” The stated mission is to provide knowledge, insights, and opportunities to build the future of insurance.

Topics to be discussed include AI in Underwriting Today, Simplified Claims for Complex Times, CHatGPT AI and Other Large Language Models, The growing Role of Geospatial Data and Aerial Imagery in Insurance, Building Trust in a Digital Age, and IoT:  The Silent Medley Reshaping Risk Assessment.

There will be a total of 101 speakers at various points during the two-day symposium, including leaders from the Hartford region and Connecticut, as well as from well beyond the state’s borders.

Keynote speakers are Mojgan Lefebvre, EVP and Chief Technology and Operations Officer at Travelers, and Heidi Sirota, Pet Industry and Leadership Consultant. Locally-based speakers include Bhamini Patel, Project Manager, Innovation Lab, The Hartford; Donna Regan, Senior Marketing Partner at Hartford Steam Boiler; Chance Foster, Director, Enterprise Innovation at The Travelers; Ewelina Mroczek, AVP, Product & Market Research at Lincoln Financial; Ojala Naeem, Head of XD Operation, Enterprise Customer Experience at The Travelers; Angie Wyszynski, VP, Global Customer Experience at HSB; and Laura Dinan Haber, Innovation Brand Director at Nassau Financial Group.

Dinan Haber is among eight recipients of the Insurtech Hartford Symposium’s Making Waves Award, which acknowledges thought leaders for their roles in advancing innovation within the insurance sector.

Laurissa Berk, Director of Global & Experiential Education at the UConn School of Business, and Deputy State Insurance Commissioner Jared Kosky are also among the speakers at the Symposium.

The symposium will also include roundtable sessions to explore the latest trends and challenges in insurance technology, with participants urged to “share insights, exchange ideas, and forge valuable connections in these interactive sessions designed to drive collaboration and foster innovation.”  Additionally, attendees will have opportunities to take part in a number of hands-on workshops tailored to equip professionals with practical knowledge and skills “essential for navigating the evolving landscape of insurance technology.” Led by industry experts, these interactive sessions are designed to offer insights and strategies to “drive innovation and succeed in today’s market.”

Those attending the InsurTech Hartford Symposium will also have free access to two other events taking place on April 16th: Cyber Defense Connect and Captive Insurance Forum, also at Mohegan Sun.

Nicholas BreniaInsurtech Hartford Symposium Brings Industry’s Tech Innovators Together to Look Ahead