April 11th, 2018 - April 13th, 2018

2018 Annual Meeting & Conference

Start Date/Time:
04/11/2018 6:00 PM
End Date/Time:
04/13/2018 12:15 PM
Marriott Orlando World Center
8701 World Center Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
United States

The Annual Conference and Meeting of Members will be held April 11-13, 2018 at Marriott Orlando World Center, 8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32821.

“Game Changers” is the theme of our 2018 Annual Conference and Meeting of Members.  This will be held at the Marriott Orlando World Center.

This program brings together prominent Executives in the industry with “Leaders of the Future”.  This program will include interactive sessions and topics:  a CEO Panel, The Work Force of the Future, Flood, Cannabis and InsurTech.

In addition, this program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

A limited number of rooms have been blocked at the group rate of $219 (plus applicable taxes) so reserve your room early!  When making your hotel reservation, be sure to reference the IRUA Annual Meeting & Conference to secure the group rate. The cut-off date for rates at the group rate is:  Tuesday, March 20, 2018For Room Reservations Call: 800-228-9290 or 407-239-4200.

Attendance List
(As of 3.19.2018)

Program Agenda

Registration Opens January 1, 2018
Members: $1350
Non-Members: $1995
Golf: $275
Cocktail Mixing Class: $50 (Alternate Activity to Golf)

We wish to extend our thanks to our sponsors for their continued participation and support.

Munich Reinsurance America
Mapfre Re
Guy Carpenter & Company LLC
Markel Global Reinsurance
R+V Re
American Agricultural
Arch Re
Partners Re
Adams & Reese
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa

Click below to Download Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship Opportunities
For more information on sponsorship opportunities, some in which include a complementary registration, contact
Jerry Wallis at:



April 25th, 2018 - April 25th, 2018

April 25, 2018 RNG Networking Group Lunch

Start Date/Time:
04/25/2018 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
04/25/2018 2:00 PM
Chaffetz Lindsey LLP
1700 Broadway - 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10019
United States

Our next meeting of the REINSURANCE NETWORKING GROUP is slated for April 25, 2018.  This session will be an update to Steve Schwartz’s June 2016 presentation now that the New York Court of Appeals has issued its decision in Global Reinsurance Corp. of America v. Century Indemnity Co.  Mr. Schwartz hardly needs any introduction as he is a very well-known attorney and highly experienced in insurance and reinsurance related matters and we are very fortunate to have him present on this perennial and, once again, timely topic.

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 – 12 Noon to 2 pm

Location: Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, 1700 Broadway – 33rd floor, NY, NY (between 53rd and 54th streets)

Presenter: Steven Schwartz, Partner, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP

Topic:  The Bellefonte Decision Revisited – Again and Again and Again

This event promises to be an interesting and thought provoking session and all for only $55 per person.

For those of you who prefer to pay by check please send Maria (  & Jerry ( an email to advise that you will be attending.

Steve is checking in to whether or not NY CLE credit will be available.

We look forward to seeing you on April 25th!

As always, please click on our Schedule of events either in our posts under the news section on the home page or under the Events Tab on the navigation bar.

Sylvia Kaminsky and Jerry Wallis

May 15th, 2018 - May 15th, 2018

May 15, 2018 Next Gen Leadership Conference

Start Date/Time:
05/15/2018 8:15 AM
End Date/Time:
05/15/2018 5:00 PM
Crowell & Moring LLP
590 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States

This full day seminar will be focusing on the rise of future leadership in our industry.  The intent of this conference is to recognize where the workforce is now and where it may be headed in the next 10 to 20 years.  Through a series of team project and engaging discussions, we will discover the new approaches which may be taken with the insurance and reinsurance of our Brave New World.  How will we adapt to an increased use of technology and challenges and opportunities that come with them?

In addition, this program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

Program Overview

Registration For this Event is Now Open
Members:  $525
Non-Members: $675

May 16th, 2018 - May 16th, 2018

May 16, 2018 Lunch & Learn: Blockchain

Start Date/Time:
05/16/2018 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
05/16/2018 2:30 PM
Crowell & Moring
590 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States

The intent of this presentation is to clearly explain Blockchain and its application to the insurance value chain.

In addition, this program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

Guest Speaker:
Joseph Calandro, Managing Director

Session Overview

Registration for this event is currently open.   To register, click on the “Register” button above. 
Members: $55
Non-Members: $55

September 12th, 2018 - September 12th, 2018

September 12, 2018 Lunch & Learn: Beyond Property Casualty Portfolios

Start Date/Time:
09/12/2018 11:45 AM
End Date/Time:
09/12/2018 2:00 PM
New York, NY United States

This Lunch & Learn will cover such topics as Litigation Funding, 3rd Party Capital and Hedge Fund Reinsurance.  It will be held in New York City.

In addition, this program can be submitted for review to the Institutes®CPCU – Risk and Insurance Management for CPCU credit.

Registration Opens July 2, 2018
Member:  $55
Non-Member: $55