I want to pack up all these speakers and bring them home with me to help me figure out how to share all this info with my org

—2013 Attendee

Stellar Analytics Symposium here in Boston. Very smart people solving the most challenging insurance problems. Great presentations!

—2013 Attendee

Learned lots, and met some cool geeks like me. Hats off to the conference organizers and attendees.

—2013 Attendee

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Pre-Conference Workshop: Data Governance: A Process Not a Project
Lewis Broome, CEO, DATA BLUEPRINT
Christopher Morkunas, Data Governance Manager, SAFETY INSURANCE COMPANY
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Pre-Conference Workshop: Innovative Analytics Applications That Insurers are Adopting From Other Industries
Chris McShea, Principal, EY
Keith Toney, Executive Director, ERNST & YOUNG LLP
4:25 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Chris McMahon, Chairman & Senior Editor, INSURANCE NETWORKING NEWS
4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Opening Keynote: The Quantified Life
Chris Dancy, Data Exhaust Cartographer, SERVICESPHERE
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Conference Chair Remarks
Chris McMahon, Chairman & Senior Editor, INSURANCE NETWORKING NEWS
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Direct On The Spot Kiosks – Data-Driven Approach to Deliver Insurance Store in a Box
Christopher Watkins, Director, Operations Infrastructure, DIRECT GENERAL
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
How to Differentiate When Everyone is Competing on Analytics
Peter Corbett, Partner and Global Insurance Leader, Business Analytics & Optimization, IBM
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Responding Quickly When the Competition Heats Up
Steve Wittmuss, Commercial VP, FARM BUREAU FINANCIAL SERVICES
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Competing for Analytics Talent
Peter Hahn, Head of Predictive Analytics, ZURICH NORTH AMERICA
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
How Big Data and Analytics Are Transforming Actuarial Departments
Jim Weiss, FCAS, MAAA, CPCU, Manager, Assistant Actuary, Personal Automobile ISO Insurance Programs and Analytic Services, VERISK INSURANCE SOLUTIONS
12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Using Data and Analytics to Fight Claims Fraud
Tim Wolfe, Assistant VP, CNA SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS UNIT
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Telematics and the Internet of Things: Trends and Predictions
Chris McMahon, Senior Editor, INSURANCE NETWORKING NEWS
Mark Breading, Partner, STRATEGY MEETS ACTION
Panelist: Charley Boyle, Leader of Analytic Development, Decision Sciences, AUDAEXPLORE
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Financial Performance Management & Insurance Analytics Success
Bruce Weisgerber, VP, MUNICH REINSURANCE AMERICA, INC. (MUNICH RE)
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Increasing Use and Leverage of Predictive Models for a Mid-Sized Insurer
Mike Rowell, VP, Business Analytics, ALFA INSURANCE COMPANIES

Friday, October 17, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast Briefing: Optimizing the Human Connection With Business Analytics
Craig Bedell, Global Insurance Industry Executive, Business Solutions Strategy, IBM
Frank McKeon, Worldwide Banking and Financial Markets Executive, IBM
8:45 a.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Industrializing Analytics for Better Decisions Everywhere
James Taylor, CEO, DECISION MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Accurate, Complete and Relevant – Ensure the Right Data Powers Your Analytics
Michael Chochrek, Insurance Solutions Principal Consultant, TRILLIUM SOFTWARE, A HARTE HANKS COMPANY
Ravi Hulasi, Director of Sales Engineering Solutions, TRILLIUM SOFTWARE, A HARTE HANKS COMPANY
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
The Analytical Journey
Louis Bode, Senior Solution Architect, GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE
11:15 a.m. -