Events

April 22 – 24, 2024 IRUA Annual Meeting & Underwriters & Claims Conference

Start Date/Time:
04/22/2024 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
04/24/2024 12:00 PM
Location:
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel
1 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL 33314
United States

IRUA 2024 Annual Meeting & Underwriters & Claims Conference

“BETS ON THE HARD MARKET “

REGISTRATION OPEN
Click Here to Register

TO MAKE A HOTEL RESERVATION CALL: 1-800-937-0010

Mark your calendar for the IRUA 2024 Annual Meeting & Underwriter & Claims Conference!  This year, the conference is being held at a NEW LOCATION – the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, FL, April 22 – 24, 2024.

Professionals from the insurance and (re)insurance industry will share their knowledge and experiences on cutting-edge issues and trends. The Conference format will be similar to last year’s event. The program will include technical breakout sessions and will be available shortly. Read the reviews below from last year’s conference!

“I was excited to attend the 2023 IRUA conference to learn from industry experts, create formative relationships and hone my (re)insurance skill set to the rapidly changing times.  I look forward to attending next year and inviting others as well.” Ho-Tay Ma, SCOR

“I’ve been fortunate to have gone to many conferences in the world, and this was one of the most fun and filled with a great group of people.”  Steve Moshen, Toa Re

The program opens with a Golf Outing on Monday, April 22nd followed by the Opening Night Reception.  The hotel offers many non-golf options to enjoy if golf is not your preference.  On Tuesday, April 23rd, the full day starts with IRUA’s Annual Meeting and Board of Directors Elections immediately followed by the educational sessions and networking opportunities.  The day ends with a casual networking Reception. Sessions will continue on Wednesday, April 24th and adjourn at noon. This will be an instructive learning and networking experience that everyone in attendance will benefit from.

A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors for their Continued Participation and Support!

American Agricultural Insurance Company Arch Re Everest Guy Carpenter & Company Renaissance Re MAPFRE Re MarkelMunich ReOdyssey Re R+V Re
Ryan Re State National Companies Toa Re 

Program Agenda
(As of 3.8.24 & Subject to Change)

Attendance List
(Subject to Change)

Registration Fees:
Member: $1450
Non-Member: $1450
Spouse: 750
Golf: $310

Sponsorship Opportunities:   A substantial number of sponsorship options and benefits – including complimentary conference registrations are also be available. To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, email either Jerry Wallis at jwallis@irua.org or Maria Sclafani at mcs@irua.org

Hotel Reservations:
The hotel block is currently open.  The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel will be offering all IRUA conference attendees a special “Group Rate”.  Credentialed Regulators and Academics may also enjoy a discounted Registration fee. There are a limited number of rooms at the group rate available so reserve your room today.  To make a reservation, please use the link below:

Group Room Rate $239 (Plus applicable fees)
Please note that there is a daily $30 resort fee that is not included in the group rate.

TO MAKE A HOTEL RESERVATION CALL: 1-800-937-0010
This event is open to members and non-members alike.

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, a charge of $150 will be levied to cover administrative costs. Between 30 and 14 calendar days prior, there is a 75% refund less the admin fee. On or after April 8th there is no refund available barring special circumstances.

For further information or questions, contact Maria Sclafani at mcs@thebeaumontgroup.comormcs@irua.org

If you encounter any registration issues, contact Maria Sclafani.

4.10.2024

 

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April 2024 IRUA Annual Conference

Start Date/Time:
04/22/2024 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
04/24/2024 12:00 PM
Location:
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel
Hollywood, FL, FL United States

IRUA 2024 Annual Conference

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
HOTEL ROOM GROUP BLOCK IS OPEN
Booking Link: Please Book Here

 Click Here to Register

Mark your calendar for the IRUA 2024 Annual Meeting & Conference.   This year, the conference is being held at a NEW LOCATION – the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, FL, April 22 – 24, 2024.

Professionals from the insurance and (re)insurance industry will share their knowledge and experiences on cutting-edge issues and trends. The Conference format will be similar to last year’s event. The program will include technical breakout sessions and will be available shortly. Read the reviews below from last year’s conference!

“I was excited to attend the 2023 IRUA conference to learn from industry experts, create formative relationships and hone my (re)insurance skill set to the rapidly changing times.  I look forward to attending next year and inviting others as well.” Ho-Tay Ma, SCOR

“I’ve been fortunate to have gone to many conferences in the world, and this was one of the most fun and filled with a great group of people.”  Steve Moshen, Toa Re

The program opens with a Golf Outing on Monday, April 22nd followed by the Opening Night Reception.  The hotel offers many non-golf options to enjoy if golf is not your preference.  On Tuesday, April 23rd, the full day starts with IRUA’s Annual Meeting and Board of Directors Elections immediately followed by the educational sessions and networking opportunities.  The day ends with a casual networking Reception. Sessions will continue on Wednesday, April 24th and adjourn at noon. This will be an instructive learning and networking experience that everyone in attendance will benefit from.

A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors for their Continued Participation and Support!

American Agricultural Insurance Company Arch Re Guy Carpenter & Company Renaissance Re MAPFRE Re Markel ♦ Odyssey Re R+V Re
Ryan Re State National Companies Toa Re 

Program Agenda
(As of 2.2.24 & Subject to Change)

Click Here to Register

Registration Fees:
Member: $1450
Non-Member: $1450
Spouse: $850
Golf: $310

Sponsorship Opportunities: A substantial number of sponsorship options and benefits – including complimentary Conference registrations will also be available.

Hotel Reservations: The hotel block is currently open.  The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel will be offering all IRUA conference attendees a special “Group Rate”.  Credentialed Regulators and Academics may also enjoy a discounted Registration fee.There are a limited number of rooms at the group rate available so reserve your room today.  To make a reservation, please use the link below:

Booking Link: Please Book Here

Group Room Rate:  $239 (Plus applicable fees)
Please note that there is a daily $30 resort fee that is not included in the group rate.

Group Rate Cut-off Date: March 25, 2024
This event is open to members and non-members alike.

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 A charge of $150 will be levied to cover administrative costs if attendees who have registered cancel. Between 30 and 14 calendar days prior, there is a 75% refund less the admin fee. On or after April 8th there is no refund available barring special circumstances.

For further information or questions, contact Maria Sclafani at mcs@thebeaumontgroup.comormcs@irua.org

We look forward to seeing you in Hollywood!

2.8.24

 

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March 21, 2024: IRUA Cat Modeling for Underwriters & Brokers Webinar

Start Date/Time:
03/21/2024 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
03/21/2024 1:00 PM
Location:
Via Zoom
New York, NY United States

CAT MODELING FOR UNDERWRITERS & BROKERS WEBINAR

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2024
12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST US & Canada) – Presented Via Zoom

Guest Speakers
SARAH MACIOROWSKI
Vice President
North America Catastrophe Advisory Group
Guy Carpenter & Company

JAMES GAZAK
Assistant Vice President
North America Catastrophe Advisory Group

Guy Carpenter & Company

Guy Carpenter’s Sarah Maciorowski, Vice President, North America Catastrophe Advisory and James Gazak, Assistant Vice President, North America Catastrophe Advisory, will make it clear what the components, acronyms and key metrics mean and how data drives modeling results. Hear about different models – including for emerging risks – their output, and how they
can be interpreted and applied.

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES

This webinar is part of the IRUA Basic Syllabus Series

Registration Fees
Members: 
IRUA Corporate Member Professionals – $80
IRUA Individual Members: (Not Associated with an IRUA Member Company)- $80
Non-IRUA Members – $110

TO REGISTER
Visit the IRUA Website at:  www.irua.org OR

CLICK HERE

Note:  Connection details will be emailed the day prior to the meeting to all registered attendees.  The Sharing of connection information/links and/or presentations from IRUA webinars is strictly prohibited.

A NOTE WHEN REGISTERING:
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.  Should you encounter any issues registering, please contact Maria Sclafani at: mcs@irua.org

Best Regards,
IRUA’s Education Committee

Register

February 8, 2024: A Wall Street View of the Insurance/Reinsurance Industry Update

Start Date/Time:
02/08/2024 1:00 PM
End Date/Time:
02/08/2024 2:00 PM
Location:
Via Zoom
New York, United States

Presenting IRUA’s First Webinar of 2024!

A WALL STREET VIEW OF THE
INSURANCE/REINSURANCE INDUSTRY UPDATE

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2024
1:00 – 2:00 pm (EST US & Canada)
Presented Via Zoom

Guest Speaker
SETH BAIR
Managing Director
Head of Insurance and Asset Management Investment Banking
Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, a Stifel Company

It’s the New Year so time again for this extremely popular, and the first, IRUA 2024 session!  Mr. Bair will be presenting an update on KBW’s view of the Insurance/Reinsurance industry.  This session is always insightful and timely. 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. Will there be a “Class of 24”; what are the prospects for Cat Bonds and the ILS and Alternative Capital markets?  These and other topics will be discussed and reviewed.

SETH BAIR BIOGRAPHY

THIS WEBINAR IS AN EXECUTIVE LEVEL PROGRAM AND NOT PART OF OUR BASIC SYLLABUS SERIES OF EVENTS

Registration Fees
Members: 
IRUA Corporate Member Professionals – $80
IRUA Individual Members: (Not Associated with an IRUA Member Company)- $80
Non-IRUA Members – $110

TO REGISTER
Visit the IRUA Website at:  www.irua.org OR

CLICK HERE

Note:  Connection details will be emailed the day prior to the meeting to all registered attendees.  The Sharing of connection information/links and/or presentations from IRUA webinars is strictly prohibited.

A NOTE WHEN REGISTERING:
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.  Should you encounter any issues registering, please contact Maria Sclafani at: mcs@irua.org

Best Regards,

IRUA’s Education Committee

January 18, 2024 Intro to Cyber: Join RE40s for a deep dive into the evolving cyber risk landscape

Start Date/Time:
01/18/2024 3:00 PM
End Date/Time:
01/18/2024 5:30 PM
Location:
Online, United States

Hack the System: Delve into the Booming Cyber Insurance Market

3:00 – 5:30 pm (EST)

Presenter
RE40s 2024 NYC

Hear stories from the frontline! Experienced underwriters and brokers discuss cyber insurance, revealing the trends, threats, and evolutions of this dynamic field. Additionally, don’t miss an opportunity to network with fellow risk-takers and RE40s members over drinks and appetizers.

RE40s is picking up part of the tab to keep it at a low low price of just $20 (crypto not accepted …RE40s can’t handle that market volatility🤣)

Seats are filling up faster than a ransomware attack! Register now to secure your spot at this electrifying event.

Register Here

Register

November 1, 2023: IRUA Forever Chemicals and PFAS Webinar

Start Date/Time:
11/01/2023 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
11/01/2023 1:00 PM
Location:
New York, NY United States

FOREVER CHEMICALS AND PFAS Webinar
Wednesday, November 1, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST) – Presented Via Zoom

Presenter
Frank DeMento,
J.D.
Vice President
Trans Re

In this webinar Frank DeMento J.D., Vice President and Head of the US Custom, Latin American and Caribbean Claims Units at Trans Re, will provide a comprehensive expose of the extent and complex issues arising from these substances which have been with us for many years and will be so forever. This webinar will be an eye opener into the extent to which we are all exposed and the claims consequences for the (re)insurance industry, including coverage and reinsurance treaty wording issues.

Frank DeMento, J.D. Biography

Register Here

Connection Details will be emailed the day prior to the meeting to all registered attendees.  The Sharing of connection information/links and/or presentations from IRUA webinars is strictly prohibited.

Registration Fees:
Members: 
IRUA Corporate Member Professionals – $80
IRUA Individual Members: (Not Associated with an IRUA Member Company) – $80
Non-IRUA Members: – $110

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. If you are unsure if your company is an IRUA member, please see the “crawler” on our website homepage that features all IRUA member companies.

For any registration issues, please contact Maria Sclafani at mcs@irua.org.

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October 3, 2023: IRUA U.S. and World Reinsurance Markets* Webinar

Start Date/Time:
10/03/2023 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
10/03/2023 1:00 PM
Location:
Via Zoom
New York, NY United States

THE U.S. AND WORLD REINSURANCE MARKETS* WEBINAR

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST) – Presented Via Zoom

Presented By
Jeff Sorrels
Managing Director
BMS Re

Jeff Sorrels, will be present what is happening with the world’s reinsurance markets as well as current issues including how markets in London, Bermuda, Europe, Asia and the USA relate to each other.

Jeff Sorrels, a Managing Director with BMS Re, has 20 years of experience as a reinsurance intermediary. He has held various roles within the industry and currently focuses on strategy, teaming, business development and efficiencies for BMS Re. He has a passion for helping his clients and colleagues achieve and exceed their goals.

REGISTER HERE

This session is part of our “Reinsurance Basic Syllabus Series” program, forming part of a Reinsurance Basic Syllabus”.  This initiative brings a series of 12 topics together for those professionals who have recently joined the industry or who have just a few years of experience.  It is intended to be a “Reinsurance Primer Series” of basic topics and which will be offered on a rolling two-year cycle.  A Certificate will be issued to participants who complete 10 of the 12 topics. 

Connection Details will be emailed the day prior to the meeting to all registered attendees.  The Sharing of connection information/links and/or presentations from IRUA webinars is strictly prohibited.

Registration Fees:
Members: 
IRUA Corporate Member Professionals – $80
IRUA Individual Members: (Not Associated with an IRUA Member Company) – $80
Non-IRUA Members: – $110

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. If you are unsure if your company is an IRUA member, please see the “crawler” on our website homepage that features all IRUA member companies.

For any registration issues, please contact Maria Sclafani at mcs@irua.org.

Register

September 12, 2023: Reinsurance Property Underwriting: The Basics*

Start Date/Time:
09/12/2023 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
09/12/2023 1:00 PM
Location:
Via Zoom
New York, NY United States

REINSURANCE PROPERTY UNDERWRITING: THE BASICS*

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST) – Presented Via Zoom

Presenters
Christina Rutte
Property Treaty Underwriter, Munich Re
Munich Germany

Matthew Doherty
Vice President & Property Treaty Underwriter, Partner Re US
Stamford, CT

Just in time for renewal season, this webinar will give everyone an overview of property underwriting.  Topics explored will include:  Basic Property Principles; The Basic Task of the Property Underwriter; The Basic Items of COPE and will then migrate to an interactive session among the presenters discussing firstly, the insurance requirements and pricing of a primary risk and secondly, how the reinsurance is structured and pricing principles for a portfolio of property risks. 

To Register, visit the IRUA Website at:  www.irua.org  OR

REGISTER HERE

This session is part of our “Reinsurance Basic Syllabus Series” program, forming part of a “Reinsurance Basic Syllabus”.  This initiative brings a series of 12 topics together for those professionals who have recently joined the industry or who have just a few years of experience.  It is intended to be a “Reinsurance Primer Series” of basic topics and which will be offered on a rolling two-year cycle.  A Certificate will be issued to participants who complete 10 of the 12 topics.

Connection Details will be emailed the day prior to the meeting to all registered attendees.  The Sharing of connection information/links and/or presentations from IRUA webinars is strictly prohibited.

Registration Fees:
Members: 
IRUA Corporate Member Professionals – $80
IRUA Individual Members: (Not Associated with an IRUA Member Company) – $80
Non-IRUA Members: – $110

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. If you are unsure if your company is an IRUA member, please see the “crawler” on our website homepage that features all IRUA member companies.

For any registration issues, please contact Maria Sclafani at mcs@irua.org.

Best Regards,

IRUA’s Education Committee

Register

September 7, 2023: Reinsurance Structures*

Start Date/Time:
09/07/2023 12:00 PM
End Date/Time:
09/07/2023 1:00 PM
Location:
New York, NY United States

REINSURANCE STRUCTURES*
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST) – Presented Via Zoom

Presenter
Duane Hynes
Holborn Corporation

In this webinar, Duane Hynes of Holborn Corporation will review the various forms of reinsurance, including net and gross quota share and surplus treaties in proportional reinsurance, and Risk XL, Cat XL and Agg XL treaties in non-proportional reinsurance. He will also discuss why ceding companies buy these reinsurance structures as well as the differences between facultative and treaty.

To Register, visit the IRUA Website at:  www.irua.org or

REGISTER HERE


This session is part of our “Reinsurance Basic Syllabus Series” program, forming part of a “Reinsurance Basic Syllabus”.  This initiative brings a series of 12 topics together for those professionals who have recently joined the industry or who have just a few years of experience.  It is intended to be a “Reinsurance Primer Series” of basic topics and which will be offered on a rolling two-year cycle.  A Certificate will be issued to participants who complete 10 of the 12 topics. 
Connection Details will be emailed the day prior to the meeting to all registered attendees.  The Sharing of connection information/links and/or presentations from IRUA webinars is strictly prohibited.
Registration Fees:
Members: IRUA Corporate Member Professionals  $75
IRUA Individual Members: (Not Associated with an IRUA Member Company) $75
Non-IRUA Members:  $105
The non-member rate is set as the default rate. You must log in to receive the member rate.  If you are unsure if your company is and IRUA member company, visit the “crawler” on the homepage that features all IRUA member companies.  For any registration issues, please contact Maria Sclafani at: mcs@irua.org

 

2023 April 17-19 Annual Meeting & Conference Florida

Start Date/Time:
11/30/-0001 12:00 AM
End Date/Time:
11/30/-0001 12:00 AM
Location:
fort lauderdale, FL United States

IRUA 2023 Annual Conference
APRIL 17-19, 2023

Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Don’t miss IRUA’s 2023 Annual Meeting & Conference – it’s Marque Event!  Once again, this event will be held at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors for their Continued Participation and Support!

 American Agricultural Insurance Company ♦ APIW ♦ Arch Re ♦ Guy Carpenter & Company ♦ Renaissance Re ♦ MAPFRE Re ♦ Markel ♦ Munich Re ♦ Odyssey Re ♦ R+V Re ♦ Ryan Re ♦ State National Companies ♦ Toa Re ♦ The Beaumont Group

The Conference format will be similar to last year’s highly successful event. Our program committee is busy finalizing the agenda which will feature such suggestions as:

  • Leadership Perspectives on Reinsurance and Market Capacity
  • Innovation in Programs & Excess and Surplus Lines
  • The Current State of the Florida Marketplace
  • How do Changes in the Environment Affect your Business
  • Cyber and Systemic Exposures
  • Demographic Workplace Trends Including Diversity & Inclusion 
  • Inflation & How it Affects Property & Casualty (Re)Insurance 
  • Guest Speaker – Valerie Horton Rakes Esq., PCS, Risk Manager, Dept. of HR – Risk Management, City of Tampa
  • Technical Breakout Sessions – Choose from such topics as:  PFAS/Forever Chemicals; Increasing Threat Environment for Post-Cat Political Violence; Professional Liability Update; Wildfire Analytics

CONFERENCE AGENDA

The program will open with our traditional “Golf Outing” on Monday, April 17th followed by the Opening Night Reception“.  The hotel offers many non-golf options to enjoy if golf is not your preference.  On Tuesday, April 18th, the full day starts with IRUA’s Annual Meeting and Board Elections immediately followed by the educational sessions and networking opportunities.  The day ends with a casual networking Fun In The Sun reception and BBQ. The program will continue on Wednesday, April 19th and adjourn at noon. This will be an instructive learning and networking experience that everyone in attendance will benefit from.

CLICK HERE to REGISTER

Sponsorship Opportunities:   A substantial number of sponsorship options and benefits – including complimentary Conference registrations are still available.  To select your sponsorship, CLICK HERE

Hotel Accommodations
The IRUA Room Block at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel Sold Out
 (There are still rooms available but not at the group rate.)

Overflow Hotel
Courtyard By Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach
(The Marriott Courtyard is .9 miles away from the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel)
440 Seabreeze Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

To reserve your room online at the Courtyard by Marriott, click on the link below. (Group Rate Cut-Off Date: April 7, 2023)

Book your group rate for IRUA 

Conference Registration Fees
Registration$1,450
The registration fee for the first 3 registrants per member company is $1450 each. Thereafter the fee for any additional registrants is $1275 each.

Regulators and Academics:  Credentialed Regulators and Academics may enjoy a discounted Conference Registration Fee of $850
Spouse/Partner: $750
Golf Registration: $310 

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 17). A c harge of $150 will be levied to cover administrative costs if attendees who have registered cancel. Between 30 and 14 calendar days (April 3) prior there is a 75% refund less the admin fee. On or after April 3 there is no refund available barring special circumstances.

For further information or questions, contact Maria Sclafani at mcs@thebeaumontgroup.comormcs@irua.org

We look forward to seeing you in Fort Lauderdale!