We are committed to adapting our educational programs to address breaking news and emerging trends. With that in mind, the agenda below is subject to change as the event approaches. Registered attendees will be notified by email if significant changes are made to the agenda.

Day 1: Wednesday, March 13

5:30 PM — 7:00 PM

Day 2: Thursday, March 14

7:30 AM — 8:30 AM
8:30 AM — 8:35 AM

Opening Remarks

  1. Andy Burrows, BDA
  2. Mark Greisiger, NetDiligence
8:35 AM — 8:55 AM

Fireside Chat with The Hon. Wayne Caines

  1. The Hon. Wayne Caines (M), Minister of National Security, Bermuda
  2. Mina Matin, Norton Rose Fulbright
8:55 AM — 9:45 AM

Claims & Losses: Adjusting Business Interruption Loss

  • Mechanics of Adjusting BI Losses
  • Analogs between BI and Property
  • Coverage Wording
  • Threat Evolution

  1. Robert Parisi (M), Marsh
  2. Marcello Antonucci, Beazley
  3. Michael Manzo, Aon
  4. Scott Kannry, Axio Global
9:45 AM — 10:45 AM

Breakout A: International Regulatory Update & Impact on Cyber Insurance

  • GDPR: Report on Early Days
  • Beyond GDPR
  • Regulatory Guidance and Enforcement under New Laws
  • Litigation Update
  • Insurance Response
  • Case Study
  1. Jennifer Coughlin (M), Mullen Coughlin
  2. Adam Farrell, Chubb
  3. Brett Anderson, Beazley
  4. Hans Allnutt, DAC Beachcroft

Breakout B: The Menace of Ransomware

  • Ransomware Trends
  • Payment decisions and complications
  • BI & getting back to business
  • Case Study
  1. Andy Obuchowski (M), Charles River Associates
  2. Rob Rosenzweig, Risk Strategies
10:45 AM — 11:15 AM
11:15 AM — 12:15 PM

Breakout A: Silent Cyber

  • Cyber and digital risk is pervasive across all classes of insurance
  • How cyber-attacks trigger silent (non affirmative) coverage
  • Best practices for incorporating protections against silent cyber
  • Modeling silent cyber

  1. Sarah Spurling (M), Sompo International
  2. John Masters, AIG
  3. Rick Bortnick, Traub Lieberman
  4. Siobhan O'Brien, Guy Carpenter
  5. Trevor Ferguson, WIllis Towers Watson

Breakout B: ILS: Finding the Cyber Comfort Zone

  • Challenges and opportunities
  • Barriers to entry
  • Why ILW are gaining traction
  • What future cyber risks will propel action by the ILS?
  1. Sandra DeSilva (M), Nova Limited
12:15 PM — 1:30 PM


  1. Laura Galante , Galante Strategies LLC
1:30 PM — 2:15 PM

Breakout A: Buyer's Perspective

  • Integrating risk management into the insurance process
  • Technological focus on current threats and priorities
  • Governance and compliance within their role

  1. Giles Harlow (M), Aon (Bermuda) Ltd.
  2. Jeffrey Baron, HSBC Bank Bermuda Ltd
  3. Robert Nighan, Travelers
  4. Ronnie Viera, First Atlantic Commerce

Breakout B: Captives

  • What are captives?
  • Are captives a good solution for cyber risk?
  • Can captives put into place appropriate breach services?

  1. Oceana Yates (M), Quest Management Services Limited
  2. JJ Saur, L&F Holdings Group
  3. Sean Letz, Marsh
2:15 PM — 3:00 PM

Breakout A: Cyber Hot Seat: Current Affairs Q & A

Our Cyber Experts answer your submitted questions!
  1. Brad Gow (M), Sompo International
  2. Charlie Groves, CrowdStrike
  3. Dan Trueman, AXIS
  4. John Coletti, AXA XL
  5. Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley

Breakout B: Cyber Cat: Are we ready?

  • Claims preparedness
  • Vendor aggregation
  • Expert exhaustion
  • Coverage and client expectations

  1. Thomas Johansmeyer (M), Verisk Insurance Solutions
  2. Christopher Shafer, Guy Carpenter
  3. Devin Page, Hiscox
  4. Peter Armstrong, Munich Re
3:00 PM — 3:30 PM
3:30 PM — 4:15 PM

Breakout A: Evolution of Cyber Reinsurance

  • Overview of the markets and products
  • Trends in reinsurance buying
  • Pricing
  • Cyber Retro and ILS
  • Emerging Products

  1. Anthony Cordonnier (M), Swiss Re
  2. Ari Chatterjee, Envelope RIsk
  3. Dr Raveem Ismail, Fractal Industries
  4. Ian Newman , Capsicum Re

Breakout B: Modeling Aggregate Risk

  • How models can be used to assess cyber exposures
  • Tools and benchmarks used to assess data aggregation exposure
  • Value of assessment tools
  • Case Study

  1. Erica Davis (M), JLT Re
  2. Nick Beecroft, CyberCube Analytics
  3. Ridhima Kale, Guidewire
  4. Tom Harvey, RMS
4:15 PM — 5:00 PM

State of the Market

  • Long and Short Term View
  • Sustainable Terms and Conditions
  • Policy language evolution in the age of continuous technological advancements
  • Impact of current competitive forces on future policy language

  1. Noel Pearman (M), AXA XL
  2. Jessica Cardoso, Markel
  3. Joe DePaul, Willis Towers Watson
  4. Richard Sheridan, Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions
  5. Samantha Levine, JLT
5:00 PM — 6:30 PM