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​2018 Analytics Insights Conference

​Blending old and new: data and analytics in the modern era

​Chicago, Illinois

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11 July 2018 - 13 July 2018
Aon’s 13th annual Analytics Insights Conference brought together 375+ top industry experts, scholars, insurance executives and rising professionals to focus on the latest trends and opportunities in our industry. The robust agenda reflected this year’s theme – blending old and new: data and analytics in the modern era – as attendees heard Aon’s perspective on opportunities for the industry to grow and innovate while trusting proven methods.

Cyber, blockchain, drones, AI, machine learning, flood, rating agency updates, catastrophe response to HIM, and benchmarking were several of the topics also covered during the conference. View all topics that were held in our full agenda.

Please reach out to Shelby Anderson with any questions.

​General Sessions
​Aon Benfield Analytics - What's on the horizon - Greg Heerde, Aon
​2020 and Beyond: The Future of Insurance - Stephen Mildenhall,
St. John's University

​InsurTech Start-Ups Worth Knowing - Facilitated by Jobay Cooney & Kelly Superczynski, Aon
  • Brian Siemsen, ClaimLogik
  • Jayant Lakshmikanthan, CLARA Analytics
  • Mark Hodes, ForeverCar
  • Jeff Mason, Groundspeed Analytics, Inc. 
  • Mike Greene, Hi Marley
  • Christopher Ewing, One, Inc.
  • Attila Toth,
​View presentations from the following:
​Insurance for Millennials Panel Discussion - Meghan Alpert, Verisk
  • Aaron Brill, Accenture
  • Emily Easton, Aon
  • Ann Casey, Aon
​Cyber as an Enterprise Risk Panel Discussion - Moderator: Jon Laux, Aon
  • CJ Dietzman, Stroz Friedberg
  • Wendy Wu, Stroz Friedberg
  • Craig Guiliano, Aon
​Reinsurance Jeopardy - Michael McClane, Aon
​Professionalism Topics for Actuaries - Dan Greer, Aon
​Catastrophe Modeling Panel Discussion: Lessons Learned from 2017 Events - Moderator: Dan Dick, Aon
  • Tom Larsen, Corelogic
  • Tom Sabbatelli, RMS
  • Eric Uhlhorn, AIR Worldwide
  • Siamak Daneshvaran, Impact Forecasting

​Strengthening Homes, Businesses, and Communities: An Update from IBHS and their Future Direction on Resilience - Roy Wright, IBHS
​Investing in Resilience Panel Discussion: Resources for De-Risking Our Cities - Moderator: Greg Lowe, Aon
  • James McMahon, The Climate Service
  • The Lightsmith Group
  • Roy Wright, IBHS 
​Please contact Liz Henderson for more information
​Breakout Sessions
​2017 cat response: advocating for clients out-front and behind-the-scenes - Dan Hartung, Katie Carter, & Scott Engel, Aon
Contact Katie Carter for more information
​Anything you can do... peer comparisons of risk-adjusted methods - Paul Eaton & Michael Sobolewski, Aon

​Beyond the bootstrap: Advanced stochastic reserving methods - Adam Troyer, Aon

​Catastrophe management and risk scoring tools - Steve Fiete, Aon
​Cyber risk and opportunity - Jon Laux & Craig Guiliano, Aon
​Demystifying AI / machine learning in insurance - Adam Troyer &
Paul Eaton, Aon

Demystifying blockchain in insurance - Bob Olson, Aon
​Demystifying drones and satellite imagery: Use cases for insurance
industry - Anthony Meyers, Aon
​Hot topics in managing wildfire risk - Katie Carter & Matt Goldrich, Aon
​Contact Katie Carter for more information
​Katrina event study update: HIM and property cat risk tolerance -
Ben Walker, Aon
​Modernizing workflows using APIs: A perspective - Liz Henderson & Doug Olson, Aon
​New A.M. Best Credit reports and Best Credit Rating Methodology (BCRM) - Kathleen Armstrong, Derrick Brach, & Paul Hyer, Aon
​North American earthquake updates - Jim TeHeneppe & Megan Hart, Aon
Contact Jim TeHeneppe for more information
​Residential flood - A new era is quietly narrowing the coverage gap - Neal Reeves & Bill Fleischhacker, Aon
​Contact Neal Reeves for more information
​The reinsurance value proposition - Adam Troyer & Chris Vanderbeek, Aon

​What to do about investments? The search for yield, diversification, and total return - Mike Scotto & Lila Han, Aon & Scott Booth, The Townsend Group
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