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​2017 Analytics Insights Conference

​Embrace technology & innovation to succeed in a real time world


Chicago, Illinois

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19 July 2017 - 21 July 2017

Aon Benfield’s 12th Annual Analytics Insights Conference - Embrace technology & innovation to succeed in a real time world - shared more innovations and real time opportunities than ever before.

The conference gathered together 350+ industry executives, thought leaders, and strategic thinkers to focus on the latest trends and opportunities in our industry.​ Attendees were able to customize their agenda with 20 breakout sessions, hands-on ReMetrica training workshops, an Aon Inpoint Claims event, and ten-minute teaser sessions demonstrating our latest analytics innovations.

General session highlights included:

  • Nate Silver, an American statistician and writer, spoke on his methodology to predict presidential elections through polling data, as well as predicting baseball champions and poker tournaments.
    He is the editor-in-chief of ESPN's FiveThirtyEight and a Special Correspondent for ABC News.
  • Greg Case, President and CEO of Aon, was interviewed by Paul Mang on Data and Analytics as the New Normal
  • Benedict Evans, Cofounder and General Partner of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz presented Software Eats Insurance
  • Paul Mang, Global CEO of Aon Analytics hosted an InsurTech Entrepreneurs Panel and presented Who's Disrupting Whom as a kyenote address

To learn more about the conference, please contact Shelby Anderson at

General Sessions
Who's Disrupting Whom? - Paul Mang, Aon
​Innovation and Analytics - Responses from Insurers - Jeff Rieder, Ward Group

What's New in Aon Analytics - Greg Heerde, Aon
Cyber Risk: Emerging Threats and Solutions - Jon Laux & Jim Trainor, Aon
Contact Jon Laux for
more information
Top Ten Reinsurance Trends for 2017 - Mike McClane, Aon
Webcast: Professionalism Topics for Actuaries - Dan Greer, Aon
Casualty Trends and Reinsurance Implications - Brian Alvers, Aon
Data Providers Panel - Moderator: Dan Dick, Aon
  • Amy Gromowski, CoreLogic
  • Jayant Lakshmikanthan, CLARA Analytics
  • Karthik Balakrishnan, Verisk Analytics
  • Gene Volchek, TransUnion
Contact Paul Eaton for more information
What's Happening Across the Pond? - Kelly Superczynski, Aon

Breakout Sessions​
Actuarial and ERM
Cutting Off Your Tail: Analyzing Reserve Reinsurance Deals - Mahindra Maharaj & Dustin Loeffler, Aon
Historical, Current, and Future Healthcare Trends: Potential Impact on the Insurance Industry - Tom Leonard & Adam Troyer, Aon
Making Capital Modeling Fun Again: An Interactive Capital Modeling Tool - Adam Troyer, Aon
​Quantifying Casualty Accumulation Risk - Thomas Kenia & Ken Israelsen, Aon
Stochastic BCAR and How It Impacts Your Rating - Pat Matthews &
Steve Wallace, Aon

Big Data, the Final Frontier
Gardeners Cost Less: An Introduction to Persona Score - Stuart Romm & Matt Goldric, Aon Coming soon!
Get the Gardener: Case Studies on Persona Score Implementation - Stuart Romm & Matt Goldrich, Aon
Coming soon!
Catastrophe Management
Model Evaluation - Katie Carter, Aon

Modeling Insights from AIR Worldwide - Cassie Vrchota, Aon & Dr. Arash Nasseri, AIR Worldwide
Modeling Insights from Impact Forecasting - Sara Rausch, Aon &
Steve Jakubowski, Impact Forecasting

Modeling Insights from RMS - Katie Larson, Aon; and
Justin Moresco & Jeff Waters, RMS

Climate Change and insurers: Risk, Opportunity, or Both? - Paul Eaton, Aon & Steve Bowen, Impact Forecasting
Cyber Risk and Opportunity - Jon Laux & Craig Gulliano, Aon
Flood Flash Forward - Neal Reeves & Megan Hart, Aon and
John Dickson, NFS Edge

Small Commercial Insurance: The Time is Now - Paul Eaton & Adam Troyer, Aon
Workers' Compensation: Identifying Market Opportunities - Paul Eation &
Ken Israelsen, Aon
​Digital Distribution: The Future is Now! - Jobay Cooney & Marc Boone, Aon
Empowering Results with Analytics Dashboards - Liz Henderson &
Blake Rose, Aon

Navigating the 'Connected Vehicle' Insurance Ecosystem - Tom Cullen, Aon


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