AAIS Pulse Program

AAIS Pulse brings you interactive segments on what matters to today’s insurance leader. From emerging risks, to technology, market predictions, and more….there’s something at AAIS Pulse for everyone. Each segment brings together renowned industry executives, providing thoughtful, up-to-the-minute commentary and insights.

Sessions are described below. 

All times are Central Standard Time.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Conning CEO on Insurance Financial Climate in 20221:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Regulators Discuss Blockchain, Machine Learning and the Modernization of Insurance Regulation2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Climate Expert Talks Global Warming, Weather Patterns, Risk Models and the 2022 Hurricane Season3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Conning CEO on Insurance Financial Climate in 2022

AAIS CEO Ed Kelly hosts Woody Bradford, CEO and Chair of Conning, one of the leading global investment management firms serving the insurance industry. Topics being discussed will range from the investment environment for insurance companies and the impact of the ongoing pandemic on insurers, to inflation, the Government’s infrastructure bill, Environmental, Social, Governance, investment strategies, and much more.

Regulators Discuss Blockchain, Machine Learning and the Modernization of Insurance Regulation

AAIS VP of Government Affairs, Legal, and Compliance Robin Westcott hosts Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney, who will discuss the potential he sees in blockchain/distributed ledger technologies, and what he expects to gain as a new Member of openIDL. Ms. Westcott will also welcome Connecticut Insurance Department Asst. Deputy Commissioner, Property & Casualty Division, George Bradner, to talk about Connecticut's long-time involvement in openIDL and the opportunities the platform provides the Connecticut Department of Insurance, as well as the latest joint efforts between Connecticut and AAIS as they explore ways to use machine learning and artificial intelligence to streamline regulatory filings and compliance. 

Climate Expert Talks Global Warming, Weather Patterns, Risk Models and the 2022 Hurricane Season

AAIS Chief Pricing Actuary Michael Payne is joined by renowned Research Scientist and hurricane expert Phil Klotzbach, Ph. D., from the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University. They will discuss global warming fact and fiction, changes in severe weather patterns, the accuracy of risk models, and the climate outlook for 2022.