Jun 30–Sep 30, 2020


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, 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. Scott Kannry, Axio Global
  4. Michael Manzo, Aon
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. Catherine Mulligan (M), Aon
  2. Hans Allnutt, DAC Beachcroft
  3. Brett Anderson, Beazley
  4. Adam Farrell, Chubb

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. Julian Miller, DAC Beachcroft
  3. Michael Murdoch-Smith, Allied World
  4. 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. Rick Bortnick, Traub Lieberman
  3. Trevor Ferguson, WIllis Towers Watson
  4. John Masters, AIG
  5. Siobhan O'Brien, Guy Carpenter

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
  2. Ian Newman, Capsicum Re
  3. Jonathan Spry, Envelop Risk
  4. Adam Szakmary, Hiscox
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. Sean Letz, Marsh JLT Specialty
  3. JJ Saur, L&F Holdings Group
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. John Coletti, AXA XL
  3. Charlie Groves, CrowdStrike
  4. Karen Painter Randall, Connell Foley
  5. Dan Trueman, AXIS

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. Peter Armstrong, Munich Re
  3. Devin Page, Hiscox
  4. Christopher Shafer, Guy Carpenter
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, Envelop RIsk
  3. Johnny Fraser, Capsicum Re
  4. Dr Raveem Ismail, Fractal Industries

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), Guy Carpenter
  2. Nick Beecroft, CyberCube Analytics
  3. Thomas Harvey, RMS
  4. Ridhima Kale, Guidewire
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. Samantha Levine, JLT
  5. Richard Sheridan, Berkley Cyber Risk Solutions
5:00 PM — 6:30 PM

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