Thursday, March 07, 2019

From Hype to Reality – Powering the AI-Driven Future of Insurance at Insurance AI and Analytics USA - by Ira Sopic

With 2018 witnessing unprecedented advances in the investment and deployment of artificial intelligence within the insurance industry, Insurance Nexus is delighted to announce that the Insurance AI and Analytics USA Summit will return to Chicago for a sixth time in 2019, welcoming more than 450 senior attendees to the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, May 2-3.
Featuring an agenda designed to tackle the biggest challenges and opportunities in AI and advanced analytics, Insurance AI and Analytics USA is a must-attend for any analytics, underwriting, claims or marketing innovators seeking to both achieve efficient and seamless operations and deliver valuable and relevant products and experiences. 

It’s impossible to open a magazine without seeing hype about analytics changing every aspect of your life,” says Will Dubyak, VP Analytics for Product Development & Innovation, USAA. “The Insurance AI & Analytics USA Summit is the optimal place to cut through the noise, hear the latest thinking from industry leaders in analytics, and compare best practices with your colleagues
Across three in-depth tracks, more than 40 expert speakers from leading North American carriers will explore and discuss the latest strategies and approaches being deployed to maximize the impact of AI, machine learning and advanced analytics across the insurance value chain.
Featuring a whole session dedicated to case studies, the practical retelling of success stories will ensure attendees discover how, and where, technological innovations are having the biggest impacts on insurance and walk away with a holistic roadmap for success.
Confirmed speakers so far include Tilia Tanner, Global Head of Analytics, AIG, Eugene Wen, VP of Group Advanced Analytics, Manulife and Jerry Gupta, SVP, Digital Analyst Catalyst, SwissRe, as well as:
  •        Thomas Sheffield, SVP and Head of Specialty Claims, QBE
  •          Glenn Fung, Chief Research Scientist, AI and Machine Learning Research Director, American Family Insurance
  •         Laurie Pierman, Vice President, Claim Operations, Amerisure Insurance
  •          Michiko Kurahashi, Chief Marketing Officer, AXIS Capital

Attendees to Insurance AI and Analytics USA will also become part of a truly international insurance community, with over 25 hours of networking and interactive discussions aplenty. In addition, our ‘Open Design Workshops’ will see attendees attempt to live-solve industry challenges, giving insight into how peers and competitors alike approach a challenge, and how their own methods might be improved.

At QBE, we’ve spent a great deal of time figuring out how we can strategically deploy artificial intelligence in practical use cases to drive immediate value for business,” states Ted Stuckey, Managing Director, QBE Ventures. “We’re excited to share some of our experience at the Insurance AI and Analytics Conference in Chicago on May 2-3!”

In short, however you are seeking to leverage AI, Insurance AI and Analytics USA is the event for you. Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity. Join us in making 2019 the year AI insurance changes, forever.

Ira Sopic