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.


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.

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.

April 25th, 2022 - April 27th, 2022


Start Date/Time:
04/25/2022 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
04/27/2022 12:00 PM
Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel
3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
United States

April 25 – 27, 2022
Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Demotech Inc. is teaming up with the IRUA to bring you an exciting new Conference that will incorporate IRUA’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Members and Elections.

The Conference theme is:  “Business As Usual -Or Not?” and will cover many aspects of why business is not as usual in a disruptor/insurtech/alternative capital business world – even before the disruptions and changes brought about by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Planning is moving along well and will include the following:

  • Executive Leadership Panel featuring Insurance, Reinsurance Companies and Broker Senior Executives
  • Reinsurance in Today’s Market featuring senior Reinsurers, Insurers, Lloyd’s, MGA/E&S and Broker Executives
  • The Current State of the Florida Marketplace a perfectly timed session featuring all major constituents – company, agents, claims, investors, legal and political
  • Keynote Address by the Hon. David Altmaier, Florida Insurance Commissioner (To Be Confirmed)
  • Guest Speaker – Andy Steinbach,  Director- Risk Finance of YUM! Brands to give a risk manager’s perspective (YUM! Brands include Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut among others)
  • A Large Number of Technical Breakout Sessions for you to choose from on such topics as:  Insurtech; Cyber; Auto; Intellectual Property; Natural Catastrophe; an update from Lloyd’s; Flood; Building Resiliency/Loss Mitigation; Social Inflation and Loss Trends; SPACs; ESG and Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace; and still more to come!

To download a copy of the preliminary agenda, CLICK HERE

The program will open with our traditional “Golf Outing” on Monday, April 25th followed by the “Opening Night Reception” with keynote and guest speakers.  The educational sessions will be a full-day on Tuesday, April 26th ending with a casual networking “Fun In The Sun” reception and BBQ dinner.  The program will recommence on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 and close at noon.

This will be an informative learning and networking experience that everyone in attendance will benefit from.  This program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.  We are looking into other forms of CE credit and more information will be forthcoming.

Registration is OPEN and hotel accommodations can be made.  Further details will be posted periodically on the program agenda, registration and sponsorships opportunities available.

Sponsorships Opportunities:   Shortly we will be offering multiple, including new and exciting, sponsorship opportunities and details will be available in the very near future. All sponsors from the cancelled 2020 Conference will automatically be carried forward to 2022 and we thank the following loyal sponsors:

  ♦   R+V Re    ♦    Guy Carpenter    ♦     Odyssey Re     ♦    Renaissance Re   
  ♦    American Ag    ♦    Arch Re    ♦ 

To Secure Your Hotel Reservation Call
Marriott Harbor Beach Resort at 1-954-525-4000 or 1-800-222-6543 or Click on the link below:

The link above will forwarded you directly to the Marriott Harbor Beach website so that you can make your hotel room reservation.  There is limited availability in our block at the group rate so book your room today and don’t miss out on the discounted room rate!

Group Room Rate: $255 (Excluding State and Local Taxes and Fees)
Group Rate Cut-Off Date: Monday, March 28, 2022
Hotel Amenity Fee: The hotel charges a daily “Amenity Fee” which covers the cost of an array of amenities at the hotel.  You can “Opt-Out” of this fee when you check in at the Front Desk.

Conference Registration Fees
Early Bird Rate: $1,350 per person (Registration on or before March 9, 2022)
Standard Registration (from March 10, 2022): $ 1,425 per person.

Three or more registrations from the same company —  from March 10th — $1175 per person excluding early bird rate registrations.

Upon application credentialed Regulators and Academics may enjoy a discounted Conference Registration Fee of $675.

Spouse/Partner: $595 per person
Golf Registration: $275 per person

If you are interested in participating on the Committee, please contact Jerry Wallis, Executive Director, at

We look forward to seeing you there.

A Note When Registering
First Time Registrants and Regulators and Academics: If you are registering for an IRUA event for the first time, please email Jerry Wallis at or Maria Sclafani to be set up in our data base.
Please Note the Following:
Schedule/Speakers subject to change.
Please notify the IRUA with any special dietary requirements
Refund Policy: Only if cancelled, in writing, 30 days prior to the commencement of the event (March 26). A charge of $150 will be levied to cover administrative costs if attendees who have registered cancel. Between 30 and 14 calendar days (April 11) prior there is a 75% refund less the admin fee. On or after April 11 there is no refund available barring special circumstances.