Critical Emerging Issues in New Business and Underwriting


Our 2017 seminar convenes at Milwaukee’s 5-Star Pfister Hotel on August 23 (full day) and August 24 (morning only). There will be a welcome reception Tuesday evening and another networking reception at the end of the first day. There will be complimentary continental breakfasts both mornings and a luncheon on the first day.


Registration is $595 with a discount ($495 each) for two or more attendees from the same company. Registration includes receptions, continental breakfasts and the luncheon.


We have assembled a team of 12 experts who will present the latest in-depth information on 8 critical contemporary New Business/Underwriting issues impacting life insurers.





Wednesday, August 23


Networking Continental Breakfast

Welcome and Overview


E-Health Records: Developments and Prospects

Traci Davis (MIB)

Sue Wherman (RGA Re)


Social Media and Social Network Analytics

Jena Kennedy (LexisNexis Risk Solutions)


Networking Break


Future of Accelerated Underwriting

DuWayne Kilbo (Windsor Insurance)

Kevin Oldani (Hannover Re)


Open Forum



Smoking: The REAL Mortality Risk

Kristin Ringland (SCIR Re)

Betsy Sears (ExamOne)


Wearable Devices and Genomic Testing - The Rest of the Story

Hank George (HGI)


Networking Break

Open Forum


Networking Reception


Thursday, August 24


Networking Continental Breakfast


Artificial Intelligence: Myths and Realities

Rachel Taylor, MBA (HGI)

Ron Schaber (Munich Re)


Emerging Application of Rx Data

Scott Collier (Milliman Intelliscript)


Networking Break


Underwriting in 2025

Jay Jaffe, FSA (Consulting Actuary)

Hank George


Open Forum


Adjourn at noon