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Opening Keynote

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM MDT


All Attendees

Welcome to Vertafore's Carrier Week during the Summer of Accelerate! Amy and team will highlight new products being released and areas of investment to help the insurance distribution channel thrive.

Amy Zupon
CEO

Chad Hawkinson
Product

BJ Schaknowski
Sales & Marketing

Cassidy Smirnow
Customer Operations

Steve Cox
Distribution & Compliance Management

Sharmila Ray
Carrier Strategy

Joe Clabaugh
The Cincinnati Insurance Company

Danny Redruello
Carrier Sales

Break

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM MDT

Heads of Distribution Summit

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM MDT


All Attendees

An exclusive 90-minute summit specifically tailored for carrier heads of distribution in P&C, Life, Health and Annuity! Join our leadership team for an in-depth discussion on the latest from Vertafore, including recent product updates, enhancements, and releases to support your business. Our very own James Thom will share his perspectives on InsurTech and how it is shaping the industry and specifically, distribution. And to top it off, we will have a guest speaker share insights on COVID-19 related to the present and future of our industry.

Amy Zupon
CEO

Sharmila Ray
Carrier Strategy

James Thom
Corporate Development & Strategy

Steve Cox
Distribution & Compliance Management

Chad Hawkinson
Product

Ruxandra Tentis
McKinsey & Company

Break

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

Vertafore Connectivity Forum

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM MDT


All Attendees

Connectivity between agencies and carriers is the key to stronger partnerships and distinctive customer experience, but is often easier said than done. Vertafore plays a unique role connecting multiple stakeholders in the insurance industry—agencies, MGAs, carriers, vendors, and state regulators. Listen to a panel of leading carriers and brokers share their perspectives on current connectivity challenges, where they are investing, and the future of connectivity for insurance.

Dave Acker
Product

Jim Dahoney
Marshall & Sterling

Mike Foy
Foy Insurance

Jackie Gabriele
Travelers

Michael Lebor
AmTrust Insurance

Jim Rogers
The Hartford

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Improve Ease of Doing Business in P&C

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MDT

Recommended for the following communities:

PL Rating
TransactNOW
Book Roll
ReferenceConnect

Learn how Vertafore is enabling connectivity throughout it’s ecosystem with new APIs to connect partners and carriers of all sizes.

Doug Mohr
Industry Relations

Dave Acker
Product

Turn Data and Insights into a Competitive Advantage

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT

Recommended for the following communities:

RiskMatch for Carriers

Visibility into business written in the independent agency channel has always been murky. As agencies rapidly consolidate, carriers’ positions within and relationships with their distribution partners are also likely to shift. Are you positioned competitively? This session will describe how—using the data in our RiskMatch platform—P&C carriers can observe dynamics in the marketplace, identify risks and opportunities, and make actionable plans to secure their competitive position in the evolving IA channel.

Sharmila Ray
Carrier Strategy

Jen Peper
Data Science

Drive Small Commercial Business Growth and Strengthen Agency Relationships

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT


All Attendees

Learn about Commercial Submissions, Vertafore’s new tool to enable real-time commercial submissions. Find out how you can build stronger relationships with your agency partners and drive revenue growth with our revolutionary approach.

Evan Munsing
Product

Surprise Guest Panelist

End of Day Q&A

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM MDT

Recommended for the following communities:

PL Rating
TransactNOW
ReferenceConnect
RiskMatch for Carriers

Join the Vertafore team for an open Q&A session on all things data and connectivity! Any and all customers (and questions) are welcome.

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Uncover Growth and Efficiency with Modern Distribution Management

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MDT

Recommended for the following communities:

Sircon for Carriers

Carriers must grow while being more efficient in how they distribute their products in an increasingly competitive market. Aging and disconnected systems used to manage distribution channel(s) limit their ability to attract, onboard, and compensate the best agents in our heavily regulated industry. This session will describe how Vertafore helps carriers modernize their approach and technology in our increasingly digital world.

Steve Cox
Distribution & Compliance Management

Tim Owen
Product

Information Management to Drive Productivity

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT

Recommended for the following communities:

ImageRight

Checkout the latest user and process efficiency improvements made in ImageRight to streamline your content and workflow operations specifically designed to meet the needs of insurance professionals. We will also highlight modernization of the application and provide an inside look on upcoming enhancements.

Vijay Muniswamy
Product

Deb Ward
Solution Consulting

Optimize Agent Compensation

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

Recommended for the following communities:

Sircon for Carriers

Optimizing compensation across distribution channels is critical to driving behavior that leads to profitable growth for carriers, especially those expanding into new channels, products, and state markets. This session will share best practices for compensation leveraging Vertafore’s compensation solution.

Tim Owen
Product

Chuck Jankowitz
Solution Consulting

End of Day Q&A

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM MDT

Recommended for the following communities:

ImageRight
Sircon for Carriers

Join the Vertafore team for an open Q&A session on all things ImageRight and Sircon! Any and all customers (and questions) are welcome.