Monday, July 17, 2017

Agenda for the 2017 Fall Collaborative

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The Connecticut Captive Insurance Association
The 2017 Collaborative on Captive Insurance
The Sheraton Hotel
700 East Main Street, Stamford, CT 06901

“Creating the New Captive Revolution” 

October 25, 2017

3:00 - 3:45
Captives 101 – What is Captive Insurance?
- How do Captives create value for your company?
- What’s the cost benefit vs. traditional insurance

3:45 – 5:00
Why Haven’t You Formed a Captive Yet? 
An Interactive Discussion on the Benefits of Captive insurance for Your Business

Janet Grace - State of CT Department of Insurance
Rocco Mancini - Marsh 
Colin Finch - Milliman
Alicia Miller - Crowe Horwath

Moderator: Michael Maglaras

5:00 - 6:30
The Idea Factory:  What Are the Challenging Questions of Our Time? 
A Roundtable Discussion on Innovation in Connecticut's Captive Marketplace

Topics include:
- Can We Fix 831(b) Captives?
- Why Can’t We Write Direct Workers’ Compensation in Captives?
- InsurTech: Being Captive to the Future
- Cyber Liability: Why worry?

Michael Maglaras
Todd Cunningham
Stephen Vina
Dawne Davenport
Michael Serricchio
Ali Savafi
Stacey Brown

Thomas Hodson
Janet Grace

Glenn Saslow - 831(b)
Michael Maglaras - Workers Compensation
Michael Serricchio - Cyber Liability
Stephen DiCenso - InsurTech

6:30 - 7:30     
Cocktail Reception with Exhibitors - Sponsored by Michael Maglaras & Company

October 26, 2017

7:30 - 9:00       
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking with Exhibitors

7:30 - 8:30
Networking Breakfast: Meet the Connecticut Insurance Department Regulators
Meet and Greet Connecticut’s Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade, Captive Division Director, Janet Grace, and CCIA Board Chair, Michael Maglaras

8:30 - 9:00
The State of the State - Connecticut’s Evolving Captive Marketplace

Katharine Wade, Insurance Commissioner, State of Connecticut
Catharine Smith, Commissioner of the Department of Economic and Community Development
Legislative Members from the State of Connecticut Insurance Committee

9:00 - 10:15
Moving the Ball Forward - Idea Factory Breakouts

A.  The Small Business Captive Revolution
- How to form these captives to accomplish the real purpose of risk transfer
- What regulators will look for in Small Business Captive applications and business plans
- How Small Business Captives can be used to improve the functioning of your insurance portfolio and allow you to assume risk in a controlled and affordable way

Michael Serricchio
Glenn Saslow
Dawne Davenport
Cindy Lyford

Moderator: Glenn Saslow
Coordinator: Glenn Saslow

B.  Redefining Workers’ Compensation in Captives
- Whether captives should be permitted to write statutory benefit coverage
- The ideal partnership between captives and the commercial workers’ compensation underwriting community
- Ideas about how to “get it right” when it comes to the integration of on or off the job disability

Michael Maglaras
Brian First
Steve DiCenso
Janet Grace

Moderator: Michael Maglaras
Coordinator: Michael Maglaras

10:15 – 10:30
Coffee and Networking

10:30 - 11:15
Moving the Ball Forward - Idea Factory Breakouts

A.  Cyber Liability in Captives: Why Worry?
- The current cyber security marketplace, how it functions, and what the underwriting challenges are
- Expert perspective on the growing, and challenging, international cyber threat
- Whether this is a good time for captives to augment available capacity in a marketplace already challenged to meet demand

Michael Serricchio
Stephen Vina
Todd Cunningham

Moderator: Michael Serricchio
Coordinator: Rocco Mancini

B.  Disrupting the Market: The InsurTech Captive Revolution
- What is InsurTech?  How does it work? How is it expected to change the future?
- What can captives learn from commercial insurance market innovation and investment alternatives?
- What will the captive transaction of the future look like, and how will captive owners meet the internal challenges of managing risk in a world dominated by “virtual insurance”?

Stacey Brown
Ali Savafi

Moderator: Stephen DiCenso

11:15 - 12:00
Keynote Speaker: Glenn Finch

12:00 - 1:30
Buffet Lunch, Networking, and “Meet the CCIA Board”

1:30 - 3:00
Dialogue, Debate, Disruption:  Incubating the Captive of the Future
- Is cryptocurrency on your horizon?... accepting captive premiums and paying captive claims through the InsurTech window
- Who is ahead of the curve on innovation?... how captives and the commercial market will forge new partnerships as the world’s insurance needs change
- Insuring your customers, partners, supplliers… is third party business in captives the future of the captive movement

AND… announcing “CHIINS”…the Connecticut Hub for Innovation in Insurance!

Discussion Leaders: 
Daniel J. Labrie 
Michael Maglaras

Moderator: Tom Hodson