Seminars & Networking Events

February 17th, 2022 - February 17th, 2022

February 17, 2022: Florida Market Update

Start Date/Time:
02/17/2022 4:50 PM
End Date/Time:
02/17/2022 4:55 PM
New York, NY United States

February 17, 2022 ♦ 12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST) ♦ Presented Via Zoom

Joseph Petrelli, President, CEO and Co-Founder, Demotech Inc. will give us an insight into the current state of the important Florida market.  This will be a FREE event for IRUA members.

The presentation will include yet not be limited to:

  • Demotech’s metamorphosis into a rating service;
  • Demotech’s emergence as a “go to” rating service for coastal property insurance writers as well as InsurTech carriers;
  • Comments on the year-end 2021 operating results of Florida focused carriers as well as a status report on the critically important June and July, 2022 reinsurance treaty renewals.
January 26th, 2022 - January 26th, 2022

January 26, 2022 – A Wall Street View of the Insurance/Reinsurance Industry

Start Date/Time:
01/26/2022 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
01/26/2022 1:00 PM
New York, NY United States

January 26, 2022 ♦ 12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST) ♦ Presented Via Zoom


Presented By

Managing Director
Head of Insurance & Asset Management Investment Banking
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, a Stifel Company

It’s the New Year so time again for this extremely popular session and IRUA’s first session for 2022.  Mr. Bair will be presenting KBW’s view on the Insurance/ Reinsurance industry.  Always insightful and timely, and following an extremely active 2021 both loss and M&A wise, not to mention the disruption and continuing uncertainty regarding COVID -19 and its variants.

We all look forward to hearing his analysis and views and the potential effects on, and prospects for, the publicly traded insurance and reinsurance market.

Seth Bair is a Managing Director and Head of Insurance and Asset Management Investment Banking of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Mr. Bair joined KBW in 1998 and in the last year was appointed sole Head of the firm’s U.S.-based insurance investment banking practice. He is responsible for M&A, public and private capital raisings, mutual conversions and other investment banking services for the insurance industry.

Previously, Mr. Bair was an Analyst in the financial services group of Alex, Brown & Sons, covering insurance companies, depositories and REITs. He received a BA in political economy from Williams College and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


Registration Fees:
IRUA corporate member professionals – $75
IRUA Individual Members: (not associated with an IRUA member company)- $75
Non-IRUA members – $95

Please Note: Before registering and if you are not sure if your company is an IRUA member, please see the “crawler” on our homepage that features all IRUA member companies.

Registration For Members: The non-member rate is set as the default rate. You must be logged in as a member in order to receive the member rate.
First Time Registrants: If you are registering for an event for the first time and are from a member company, please email Jerry Wallis: or Maria Sclafani: to be set up as a member so that you can log in and receive the member rate. Once logged in, the system will identify you as being from a member company and the non-member rate will automatically change to the member rate.


March, 2022: Catastrophe Modeling for Underwriters & Brokers*

New York, NY United States


Cat modeling is part of all broker’s or underwriter’s work but what does it all mean?  See and hear from a Guy Carpenter expert what the components, acronyms and key metrics mean and how data drives modeling results.  Hear about different models, their output, and how they can be interpreted and applied.