IRUA 2022 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

September 28th, 2021

IRUA’s Reinsurance Basic Syllabus Program

In 2021, the IRUA introduced “Syllabus Program” aimed at those who have just entered or who have only a few years of experience in the industry.  It is intended to be a “Reinsurance Primer Seriesof twelve basic topics to be offered on a rolling 2-year cycle. The first 6 topics are marked with an asterisk* and are listed in green.

A Certificate will be awarded to those participants who complete 10 out of 12 topics listed. 


2022 Preliminary Events Schedule

A WALL STREET VIEW OF THE INSURANCE/REINSURANCE INDUSTRY
Late January
Back by popular demand! Seth Bair, Managing Director and Co-Head of the Insurance Investment Banking Group at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods gave an up-to-the-minute market view of our industry.

FLORIDA MARKT UPDATE
February 17 (11:00 am – 12 Noon EST)
Joe Petrelli, President, CEO and Co-Founder, Demotech Inc. will give us an insight into the current state of the important Florida market.  This is a FREE event for IRUA members.

CAT MODELING FOR UNDERWRITERS & BROKERS*
Early/Mid March
Cat modeling is part of all broker’s or underwriters 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.

IRUA & DEMOTECH JOINT CONFERENCE “BUSINESS AS USUAL – OR NOT?”
April 25 – 27
Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Note: Registration and Group Room Block Now Open!

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REINSURANCE ACCOUNTING FOR UNDERWRITERS & BROKERS*
First Half of May
U.S. insurance and reinsurance accounting is unique to the industry.  A senior Arch Re official will explain how Statutory Accounting Principles (SAP) varies from Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and why.  See the differences between facultative and treaty accounting and how proportional and non-proportional business is accounted for, especially depending on attachment and termination provisions.  This session will also discuss how to determine profitability through statistics.

SOCIAL INFLATION – THE NEW ASBESTOS?
First Half of June
Social inflation can take several forms but all work to inflate claims costs thus eroding margins for insurers alike – seemingly with little prospect of abatement.  We are fortunate to have an expert presenter to provide inciteful comments and explanations into this ongoing – and still emerging – risk.

REINSURANCE CONTRACTS*
Early July
Learn about the types of reinsurance contracts and the various articles which pay important roles in the application of contracts to reinsurance business.

THE U.S. AND WORLD REINSURANCE MARKETS*
Early September
Reinsurance is truly an international business and insurers and, therefore, business and professional consumers, are reliant on reinsurance as a capacity provider and stabilizing influence on financial well-being.  Key worldwide markets are London, Bermuda, Europe, Asia and the USA. Hear how the markets relate to each other and how they and the U.S., in particular, are structured.

CASUALTY UNDERWRITING FOR NON-CASUALTY PROFESSIONALS*
October
This webinar will focus on Casualty Underwriting from the Non-Casualty point of view, including property underwriters, accounting and finance, claims, etc. The speaker(s) will cover topics which will include the underwriting timeline and process, the various lines of business, and the typical submission contents.

PROPERTY UNDERWRITING FOR NON-PROPERTY PROFESSIONALS*
October
This webinar is meant to give non-property professionals an overview of property underwriting.  It will explore property exposures and how to differentiate by construction, occupancy and protection.  We will address covered perils and the basics of a property policy form.  We will discuss MFL and PML concepts as we look into what amounts we expect to lose on a per risk basis, on a per occurrence basis and in the aggregate.  We will also touch on pricing and accumulation aspects on a high-level basis

Please Note: Other educational topics sessions, as well as additional REINSURANCE NETWORKING GROUP meetings, co-organized by the IRUA may be added during the course of the year.


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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ENDNOTES

 Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

  Interested in Sponsoring an IRUA Event?  Contact: Jerry Wallis at jwallis@irua.org


 

 

 

 

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