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​2018 Florida Insurance Market Summit

​ChampionsGate, Florida

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19 March 2018 - 21 March 2018

Aon Benfield and Colodny Fass hosted the 2018 Florida Insurance Market Summit on March 19-21.
The Summit gathered together more than 300 industry executives from leading insurance carriers, reinsurers, managing general agents, health institutions, as well as the Insurance Commissioner.

We shared a wide range of topics relevant to the insurance industry including artificial intelligence as an enabling technology with practical applications, cybersecurity, opportunities for private flood insurance, lessons learned from Irma, and more.

Leading reinsurers were featured on a panel who offered diverse perspectives on the issues impacting the 2018 reinsurance and insurance environment.

View the full agenda here.

Aon Benfield and Colodny Fass would like to thank all of our sponsors for contributing to the success of
the Summit.

To learn more about the event,
please visit or contact Sarah Yearwood or Alison Blonn.

General Sessions
Artificial Intelligence as an Enabling Technology - Jobay Cooney, Aon Benfield and Jayant Lakshmikanthan, CLARA Analytics
Cybersecurity - Managing Enterprise Cyber Risk - Jonathan Laux, Aon Benfield​
Staying Out of the Hote Seat: Managing Liability Exposures, Solutions, and Innovations - Ariel Duris, Aon Risk Solutions and Maria Abate, Colodny Fass

Reinsurance Market Update Panel Discussion - Moderated by Andy Marcell, Aon Benfield

Panelists include:

  • Jim Graganella, Capitol Preferred Insurance Company
    & Southern Fidelity Insurance Group
  • Peta White, Markel Global Re
  • Dan Malloy, Third Point Reinsurance
  • Ian Burford, Fidelis
  • Matthew Dragonetti, Arch Reinsurace Ltd.
  • Guy Swayne, Nephila Capital
No presentation available
The Rising Flood Insurance Market - Nancy Watkins, Milliman
Workers' Compensation: US and Florida Market Perspectives - Kenneth Israelsen and Raymond Jacobsen, Aon Benfield and Dawn Ingham, NCCI
The Analytical Journey: Applying Data to Analytics from a Commercial Risk Standpoint - Louis Bode, Merlinos & Associates

​MGA Landscape Ignites New Opportunities - Moderated by Patrick Rastiello, Aon Benfield

Panelists include:

  • Lee Brenner, Swiss Re
  • Rod Smith, Lloyd's
  • Antonio Barner, Accredited Surety and Casualty
    Company, Inc.
Irma: Lessons Learned So Far - Dave Compton and Gregg Golson, Bracken Engineering and Matt Scarfone, Colodny Fass
Florida Regulatory Update - Wes Strickland and Claude Mueller, Colodny Fass
Florida Insurance Comissioner - David Altmaier No presentation available
Captives: White Rock - Aon's Innovative Customized Insurance Solutions - Dermont Finnerty, Aon Risk Solutions
A.M. Best Methodology Update - Matt Mosher, A.M. Best
​Florida Legislative and Political Update - Katie Webb,
Colodny Fass

Emerging Developments Affecting Your Financial Planning Panel - Moderated by William Ferguson, Thomas Howell Ferguson PA CPAs

Panelists include:

  • Christopher Howell, Thomas Howell Ferguson PA CPAs
  • Stephen Andrews, Thomas Howell Ferguson PA CPAs
  • Canita Gunter Peterson, Thomas Howell Ferguson PA CPAs
Breakout Sessions
Migitating Risk for Healthcare Payers and Providers -
Rob Kreager, Aon Benfield
No presentation available
Medicial Malpractice: Historical Trends and Future Outlook -
Chris Wojciechowski, Aon Benfield

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