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KPMG’s 2017 Insurance Industry Conference - Agenda

Apr 23, 2018

KPMG’s 2017 Insurance Industry Conference

Navigating through disruption

Tuesday, September 12 – Wednesday, September 13, 2017

New York Marriott Marquis | New York, NY



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KPMG’s 2017 Insurance Industry Conference

Navigating through disruption

Tuesday, September 12 – Wednesday, September 13, 2017

New York Marriott Marquis | New York, NY



 

Tuesday – September 12
8:30 a.m. –  9:20 a.m. Opening Remarks and the State of the Insurance Industry Conference
This session will provide an overview of the current state of the insurance industry today and considerations for the future.
9:20 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Keynote: Joan Lamm-Tennant, CEO Blue Marble MicroInsurance
10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m. Break
10:35 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. Keynote: Dalyn Hoch, CFO, Zurich USA
11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. 21st Century Enterprise
An exploration into the world of how future organizations will run given the technology and capabilities that are here today. The insurance industry is at a tipping point and this session will address enterprise-wide evolution - Are you ready?
12:25 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. Lunch
1:25 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. Concurrent Session I
  • General Accounting Overview
    This session will offer the standards- setting developments on the FASB projects including revenue recognition and financial instruments impairment.
  • Cybersecurity
    Always one of the top agenda items for organizations, this session will address actions already underway to protect what's most important - your IP and customer's information.
  • Finance as a Performance Organization
    Responding to the ever-changing landscape and the desire for finance departments to partner more with the business, this session will discuss how companies are evolving their finance departments to be stewards of enterprise performance.
  • Digital Journey
    Many insurance functions will become increasingly digitized within the next 5 years - this session will explore what organizations are doing now in the age of digital modernization and address some steps to consider in your journey.
2:25 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Transition
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Concurrent Session II
  • General Accounting Overview
    This session will offer the standards- setting developments on the FASB projects including revenue recognition and financial instruments impairment.
  • NAIC Reporting and Regulatory Overview
    This session will cover recent statutory accounting developments and recent NAIC regulatory activity with financial reporting implications.
  • Global M&A Trends
    M&A continues to play a critical role in enabling insurers to pursue their strategic ambitions. In an increasingly integrated economy, deal activity will flow both into and out of high growth markets, combined with consolidation and rationalization in mature markets. This session will focus on a global Insurance, recent activity and trends, key considerations in deal evaluations and the industry outlook.
  • Actuarial and Data Transformation
    Given the significant value of data and especially how it impacts actuarial assumptions, predictions and modeling, actuarial transformation and embedding it across the enterprise is essential for carriers. This session will focus on the evolution of the business needs and deepening relationships between actuarial and IT and ways to effectively partner.
3:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. – 4:35 p.m. U.S. Tax Reform
As the U.S. braces for policy shifts with the new Presidential administration, especially one whose party controls both chambers of the legislature, one thing is certain: change is coming. The Trump administration promises to bring significant change, which will result in a certain degree of uncertainty across all industries. Policy changes are happening fast and furious, and executives are trying to prepare for how their businesses may be affected. This session will address the big changes we see coming from the Trump administration related to regulatory, infrastructure, tax reform – and will discuss specific observations on what that all means for the insurance industry.
4:35 p.m. – 5:35 p.m. Keynote:
To be confirmed
5:35 p.m. Close
Wednesday, September 13
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
General Session: Welcome back/ARS

Keynote: David Gordon, Senior Advisor, Eurasia Group

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Concurrent Session III
  • SEC Matters & Internal Controls
    This session will provide an update on SEC matters, internal controls and observations on financial reporting matters relevant to public companies.
  • NAIC Reporting and Regulatory Overview
    This session will cover recent statutory accounting developments and recent NAIC regulatory activity with financial reporting implications.
  • Cybersecurity
    Always one of the top agenda items for organizations, this session will address actions already underway to protect what's most important - your IP and customer's information.
  • The Evolution of FP&A
    These functions are doing much more than forecasting and analyzing as finance functions strive to add more value to the business, find out how they are returning significant value to the C-Class and enabling quick decision making within their organizations.
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Concurrent Session IV
  • SEC Matters & Internal Controls
    This session will provide an update on SEC matters, internal controls and observations on financial reporting matters relevant to public companies.
  • Finance Professional of the Future
    There is no doubt that as finance organizations evolve, so too must the talent shift in response. Become part of the change, because what we do and how we do it is changing rapidly across finance - this session will explore what the finance professional of the future looks like and how you get there.
  • Finance as a Performance Organization
    Responding to the ever-changing landscape and the desire for finance departments to partner more with the business, this session will discuss how companies are evolving their finance departments to be stewards of enterprise performance.
  • Digital Journey
    Many insurance functions will become increasingly digitized within the next 5 years - this session will explore what organizations are doing now in the age of digital modernization and address some steps to consider in your journey.
11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
12:50 p.m. – 1:50 pm Concurrent Session V
  • Actuarial and Data Transformation
    Given the significant value of data and especially how it impacts actuarial assumptions, predictions and modeling, actuarial transformation and embedding it across the enterprise is essential for carriers. This session will focus on the evolution of the business needs and deepening relationships between actuarial and IT and ways to effectively partner.
  • Finance Professional of the Future
    There is no doubt that as finance organizations evolve, so too must the talent shift in response. Become part of the change, because what we do and how we do it is changing rapidly across finance - this session will explore what the finance professional of the future looks like and how you get there.
  • FinTech/InsureTech
    This session will explore this vast and ever-changing area known as InsureTech - in particular you will learn who are they, what are they up to and why you and your company should care.
  • Strategy & Innovation
    A variety of factors are transforming the insurance industry from the IoT, telematics, to ways of engaging with the customers. This session will focus on these disruptors and strategies to implement going forward.
1:50 p.m. – 1:55 pm Transition
1:55 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. Concurrent Session VI
  • Global Accounting/IFRS
    This session will discuss the changes in the IASB insurance contracts project since the IASB exposure drafts, as well as the IASB financial instruments project status. Session is designed for those who have been aware of the insurance ED and want an update on what has happened post- ED.
  • The Evolution of FP&A
    These functions are doing much more than forecasting and analyzing as finance functions strive to add more value to the business. Find out how they are returning significant value to the C Class and enabling quick decision-making within their organizations.
  • M&A Trends
    M&A continues to play a critical role in enabling insurers to pursue their strategic ambitions. In an increasingly integrated economy, deal activity will flow both into and out of high growth markets, combined with consolidation and rationalization in mature markets. This session will focus on recent activity and trends, key considerations in deal evaluations and the industry outlook.
  • FinTech/InsureTech
    This session will explore this vast and ever-changing area known as InsureTech - in particular you will learn who are they, what are they up to and why you and your company should care.