Schedule Details

 

Saturday

May 6

Afternoon/Evening Registration

(4:00 - 7:00 PM)

Near Lakeview Room in

Fountainview Lobby

On-site registration. Pick up name badges and welcome packages.

7:00-8:00 PM

Cocktail Reception

Loggia

Say “Hello” to your fellow Latin American IT executives over cocktails and a "Calypso Caribbean" dinner.

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*Dress code for the conference is business casual. The awards dinner will be semi-formal. Activities and the excursion will be best enjoyed with attire appropriate for the function, eg. clothing for boating, swimsuits or shorts/sundresses. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sunday

May 7

All-Day Registration

(8:30 AM - 8:30 PM)

Near Lakeview Room in

Fountainview Lobby

On-site registration. Pick up name badges and welcome packages.

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Brunch

Fountainview Lobby/Loggia

Enjoy a classic American brunch buffet. Featuring a carving station with honey glazed ham. Pastries, bacon, scrambled eggs, fruit, salads, desserts, beverages.

12:00 - 4:00 PM

Excursion

Catamaran Cruise

Jump on-board for a fun-filled afternoon sailing and swim cruise. You may see some of the natural mangrove islands and marine life that flourishes in Broward County.

There is also a swim stop at the sand bar where everyone will have use of water toys which include giant water trampolines, kayaks, swim noodles, mask/snorkel gear and more. 

Register Here. 

4:30 - 7:30 PM

Break

Relax and unwind after a busy day.

7:30 - 9:30 PM

Dinner

loggia

Outdoor elegance. Cocktails and Italian buffet dinner. Get to know your fellow executives better with a networking activity. 

 

Monday

May 8

All-Day Registration

(6:30 AM - 8:00 PM)

Near Lakeview Room in

Fountainview Lobby

On-site registration. Pick up name badges and welcome packages.

7:00 -7:55 AM

Breakfast

Oceanview South Room

Hosted by Charles Taylor InsureTech. Buffet of freshly squeezed citrus juice, seasonal fruit, pastries, yogurt, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, cereal with milk, bagels and cream cheese. Toast, butter, jam. Coffee and tea.

7:58 - 8:20 AM

Welcome

Lakeview Room

Opening remarks from chairman, Anthony O'Donnell

8:20 - 11:00 AM

General Session

Lakeview Room

Topics: Ecosystem and Legacy Transformation

 

  • 8:20 - 9:00 AM: Analyst Presentation

The journey to transformation. Juan Mazzini will discuss the state of the industry, drawing on CIO surveys from different regions.  

  • 9:00 - 9:40 AM: Panel Discussion

Luis Ramos, CIO of Suramericana and Guillermo Fracchia, CIO of Galicia Seguros will share their digital journeys and the knowledge they've gained. Anthony O'Donnell will moderate.

9:40 - 10:20 AM

Morning Break

Oceanview South Room

 Coffee, tea and snack break. Vendor Meetings/Sessions.

  • 10:20 - 11:00 AM: Roundtable Discussions

Lakeview Room

Attendees will breakout into smaller groups to discuss subjects of interest with their insurance IT executive peers. Topics include: Transforming the team; IT Transformation; DevOps; and Digital in Core. An analyst-moderator will facilitate each conversation.

11:00 AM - 12:20 PM

General Session

Lakeview Room

Topics: Innovation, Emerging Tech and InsurTech

  • 11:00 - 11:40 AM: Analyst Presentation

What is the partnership angle and source of value in innovation, emerging tech and InsurTech? What are the Myths of InsurTech? Mike Fitzgerald offers his take.

  • 11:40 aM - 12:20 PM: Panel Discussion

Christof Reinert of Munich re and Alberto Hidalgo, growth and innovation director at GNP, will share their experiences in insurance, re-insurance and InsurTech. Juan Mazzini will moderate.

12:20 - 1:30 PM

Lunch

FountainView Lobby/Loggia

 Relax and network with an outdoor pizza party buffet.

1:30 - 2:50 PM

General Session

Lakeview Room

Topic: Digital

  • 1:30 - 2:10 PM: Analyst Presentation

Craig Beattie and Tom Scales will share their thoughts on "hunting for extreme digital," with a view toward property/casualty insurance and life insurance.

  • 2:10 - 2:50 PM: Panel Discussion

Jorge Gomez, CEO of Wesura, and Gabriel Lazaro, VP and Head of Digital for Latin America at CHUBB, will share their digital approaches and initiatives as well as their thoughts and concerns surrounding data privacy. Luis Chipana will moderate.

2:50 - 3:30 PM

Vendor Meetings/Sessions

Oceanview North/Director's Room

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with vendors individually, attend a vendor-sponsored session, or peruse the booths.

3:30-6:00 PM

Sand Sculpture Clinic

Beach

Attendees will have fun networking while creating their own masterpieces, out of sand! Professional sand-sculptors will lend their expertise and tools to this entertaining activity. We'll divide into five teams for some friendly competition. The sand sculptures will be judged and one will win the prize!

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Networking/Free Time

Oceanview North/Director's Room

Start planning those one-on-one meetings now.

8:00 - 10:30 PM

Four Star Awards Banquet

Oceanview South Room

An elegant indoor banquet featuring the presentation of the four star awards. The top insurance IT innovator from each of Latin America's major regions will be publicly honored tonight.

 

Tuesday

May 9

7:00 - 7:58 AM

Breakfast

Oceanview South Room

Buffet. Hot croissant sandwiches with maple glazed ham, lettuce, tomato and swiss cheese. Freshly squeezed citrus juice, seasonal fruit, pastries, croissants and gourmet muffins. Seasonal fresh fruit. Yogurt. Cereal. Toast, butter, fruit preserves. Coffee and tea.

7:58 - 8:10 AM

Welcome

Lakeview Room

Opening remarks from chairman, Anthony O'Donnell, Executive Editor at Insurance Innovation Reporter.

8:10 - 9:00 AM

Keynote Address

Lakeview Room

An inspirational talk from Sabine VanderLinden, Managing Director of Starupbootcamp InsurTech, the leading early-stage independent accelerator for insurance technology startups located in Europe. Startupbootcamp has just launched its Latin America chapter.

  • 9:00 - 9:40 AM: Emerging Tech Session

Lakeview Room

Learn about Blockchain for Insurance with Carlos Arena of R3. 

9:40 - 10:20 AM

Morning Break

Oceanview South Room

  Coffee, tea and snack break. Vendor Meetings/Sessions.

  • 10:20 -11:00 AM:  Emerging Tech Session

Lakeview Room

A discussion of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Bots and Chatbots with Craig Beattie. 

 

  • 11:00 AM - 11:40 AM: Roundtable Discussions


Lakeview Room

 Attendees will breakout into smaller groups to discuss subjects of interest with their insurance IT executive peers. Topics include: Blockchain/DLT, AI, IoT, Microinsurance, Digital Transformation, Big Data, and Innovation. An analyst-moderator will facilitate each conversation.

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

Vendor Meetings/Sessions

Oceanview North/Director's Room

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with vendors individually, attend a vendor-sponsored session, or peruse the booths.

12:10 -1:20 PM

Lunch

Fountainview Lobby/Loggia

 Relax and network with an outdoor Floridian buffet.

1:20 - 2:50 PM

Scenario Planning Workshop: What if...

Lakeview Room

Attendees will split into groups to imagine real world problems...and solutions. Tom Scales and Juan Mazzini will facilitate the life and health insurance workshops. Mike Fitzgerald, Craig Beattie and Luis Chipana will work with property/casualty insurance scenarios.

2:50 - 3:30 PM

Vendor Meetings/Sessions

Oceanview North/Director's Room

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with vendors individually, attend a vendor-sponsored session, or peruse the booths.

3:30-6:00 PM

Build a Boat Competition

Pool

Network with your peers while channeling your inner engineer! Craft a boat from scratch, using cardboard and other simple materials. Two members of your team will race across the pool in your creation. The winning team gets a prize!

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Networking/Free Time

Oceanview North/Director's Room

Start planning those one-on-one meetings now.

8:00 - 10:00 PM

Outdoor Barbecue Dinner

Hibiscus Court

We'll finish our conference with a an outdoor barbecue. We'll say farewell in style with cocktails, grilled shrimp salad and your choice of grilled bone-in filet or grilled chicken kebabs

Wednesday

May 10


7:00 - 8:00 AM

Breakfast and Checkout

Oceanview South

Buffet. Hot English muffin sandwiches with egg, Canadian bacon and white cheddar cheese. Freshly squeezed citrus juice, seasonal fruit, pastries, croissants and gourmet muffins. Seasonal fresh fruit. Yogurt. Cereal. Toast, butter, fruit preserves. Coffee and tea.