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The Digital Future of Insurance: Is Risk Passé?

June 19, 2018   by

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TORONTO, June 19, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Risk is not passé just yet, but it is changing dramatically, and as it evolves in nature, insurance participants themselves are at risk. Don’t move too slowly – or too quickly! – but not changing may be life-threatening.

Prepare for tomorrow at the 2018 Executive Forum. is pleased to these speakers to the 2018 Executive Forum:

Trōv is a prime example of a startup InsurTech which has identified new insurance opportunities emerging from part of the population which values experiences over possessions. Mark Dowds, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer will follow his top-ranked presentation at last year’s forum. In Insurers and InsurTechs: Competitors or Collaborators?  he will address the question:  Will insurance companies be able to keep up with InsurTech innovation as our world changes at pace?

Customer experience and engagement is top of mind in today’s insurance world. Always at the top of the insurance customer satisfaction rankings, USAA is much admired.  We welcome Rob Galbraith, Director – Underwriting Research to opine about The 7 Deadly Sins of Insurance.  Learn how these sins create unprecedented market threats – and opportunities – that will fundamentally and permanently alter the P&C insurance world as we know it.

In this rapidly changing world, innovation seems essential. As members of a panel, Alice Keung, Chief Transformation Officer, Economical Insurance and Neil Mitchell, InsurTech Advisor & Investor will discuss how will innovation within insurance change practitioners? And consumers? Explore how innovation itself is developing and changing.

One of the hottest technologies in insurance today is Artificial Intelligence. The precursor and probably the most important ingredient in AI use is analytics.  Baiju Devani, Vice President – Enterprise Analytics, Aviva in Insurance in the Age of Algorithms will discuss the pitfalls as insurance applies algorithms to distribution, pricing, underwriting and servicing.

Prepare for tomorrow – it is your future.

The 2018 Executive Forum will be held Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at the Sheraton Centre Toronto.

For more information and to register, please visit, where Insurance and Technology meet, helping insurance prepare for tomorrow.


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