Agenda
April 19–21, 2022

In line with the theme of 2030: The Future of Insurance, 2022 GIS will begin with a global view of the industry, then focus on individual roles with breakouts, panels and keynotes. Additional speakers will be added as they are confirmed.

Tuesday, April 19

Arrive in Des Moines by 1:00 p.m.
3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
InsurTech Expo & Welcome Reception—World Food Prize Hall of Laureates (100 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309)
  • Welcome Reception sponsored by Carpe Data
  • Registration will be available during the InsurTech Expo & Welcome Reception
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Speaker/Sponsor Dinner (by invitation only)—World Food Prize Hall of Laureates (100 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309)

Wednesday, April 20

All events held at the Iowa Events Center unless specifically noted.
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
InsurTech Networking Breakfast, sponsored by Manchester Story
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks
8:45 – 9:30 a.m.
Global Keynote
  • Matthew Mosher, President & CEO, AM Best Rating Services
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Global Panel: China, Trade & Inflation
  • Terry E. Branstad, Former Ambassador to China and Governor of Iowa
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Networking Break
11:00 – 12:00 noon
Breakout: Trends Shaping the Future of Insurance (Attendees to select their breakout choice during registration)
  • Breakout 1: Insurance and Environmental Social Governance
    Exploring the role, opportunities and responsibilities of our industry for ESG now and in the future
    • Bryan Falchuk, Author, "The Future of Insurance, Vols. I & II"
    • Andrea Keenan, Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, AM Best Rating Services
    • Moderated by Aaron Pearce, General Counsel, Berkley
  • Breakout 2: The Insurance Workforce of the Future
    Exploring what our workforce will look like along with consumer trends for 2030 and beyond​​​​​​​
    • Meg Brown, Chief Human Resources Officer, American Enterprise
    • Jane Wang, CEO, Optimity
    • Jay Pugliese, Co-Founder, CareValidate Inc.
    • Moderated by Jiten Chhabra, Co-Founder & CMO, CareValidate Inc.
  • Breakout 3: Technology Influencing the Future of Insurance
    Exploring emerging and far horizon technologies that will influence and drive our industry to the future​​​​​​​
    • Brian Casey, Partner & Co-Chair of Regulatory & Transactions Insurance Group, Locke Lord
    • Christopher McDaniel, President, The Institutes Helix Consortium
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Networking Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Breakout: Insurance 2030, Perspective from Key Stakeholders (Attendees to select their breakout choice during registration)
  • Breakout 1: The Future of Property & Casualty
    Exploring the risks, challenges, and opportunities facing Property & Casualty insurers in the future​​​​​​​
    • Paul Carrol, Editor-in-Chief, Insurance Thought Leadership
    • George Woods, Senior Vice President, Guy Carpenter
    • Rob Galbraith, Author & Partner, Insurance Nerds
    • Mark Breading, Partner, Strategy Meets Action
  • Breakout 2: The Future of Life, Health & Group
    Exploring the risks, challenges and opportunities facing Life, Health & Group insurers in the future
  • Breakout 3: The Future of Insurance Distribution
    Exploring how insurance is sold in the future from agents and brokers to embedded and more
2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
State of Autonomous Vehicles
  • David Kidd, Senior Research Scientist, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
  • Daniel McGehee, Director, Transportation and Vehicle Safety Policy Program
3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Networking Break
3:45 – 5:15 p.m.
Global Insurance Accelerator Demo Day
5:15 – 7:00 p.m.
Evening Reception, sponsored by American Enterprise—American Enterprise Headquarters, 601 6th Ave #1695, Des Moines, IA 50309

Thursday, April 21

All events held at the Iowa Events Center.
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
CEO Panel
  • Robert Berkley, President & CEO, Berkley
  • Dan Houston, Chairman, President & CEO, Principal Financial Group
  • Margaret Meister, President & CEO, Symetra Financial
  • Kirt Walker, CEO, Nationwide Insurance
9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
GIS Talks
  • Cybersecurity
    • Meg Anderson, Vice President & CISO, Principal Financial Group
  • Meta
    • Steve Grubbs, CEO,Victory XR
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Networking Break
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
InsurTech Panel
  • Alex Frommeyer, Co-Founder & CEO, Beam Dental
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Commissioners Panel
12:30 – 12:45 p.m.
Closing Remarks

Note: Schedule is subject to change.