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The content, agenda & speakers for each Advisen Insights Conference is planned by an Advisory Board that represents industry thought-leaders and influential marketplace participants. Each Advisory Board is unique for each conference event.

Advisory Board meetings and conference calls are led by Advisen’s Stacie Lilien, Event Content & Programming Manager.

Advisory Board:

Steven H. Anderson, Vice President, Product Leader - Cyber, QBE North America
Michael Bruemmer, Vice President, Data Breach Resolution & Consumer Protection, Experian
Maeve Slattery Byrne, Director, Insurance/Captive/Risk Management, Ebay
Christiaan Durdaller, Executive Vice President, INSUREtrust
Lauri Floresca, Senior Vice President & Partner, Woodruff Sawyer
Davis Hake, Co-Founder, Arceo.ai
Brian Hetherington, Chairman, ABD Insurance and Financial Services
Garrett Koehn, Regional Director, Western US, CRC Insurance Group
W. David Little, Senior Vice President, Global Risk Management, Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Pascal Millaire, CEO, CyberCube
Shawn Ram, Head of Insurance, Coalition

Catherine Rudow, VP- Cyber Insurance, Nationwide E&S Specialty
John Soughan, Principal,  Chief Underwriting Officer, Cyber Specialty, LLC


2019 Cyber Risk Insights Conference – San Francisco

February 20, 2019
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

February 21, 2019
8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Julia Morgan Ballroom
465 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94104

This multi-day program will emphasize business outcomes, technology and regulatory factors that make California and the West Coast unique, including the issues that influence the InsurTech space. Located at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in the heart of the Financial District, Advisen’s Cyber Risk Insights event is sure to dazzle. Event spots are limited, so sign up today!


2019 Theme

Blockchain holds the potential to transform processes in many sectors of the economy. It is already having a big impact in cybersecurity. Blockchain-based applications can deter identity theft, prevent data tampering, and stop Denial of Service attacks. However, blockchain also comes with risks which insurers are only now beginning to grapple with. For example, is blockchain, which creates immutable records, at odds with GDPR, which has provisions requiring certain records to be expunged?

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Full-time Risk Manager/Buyer of Insurance

You must be a full-time in-house Risk Manager/Buyer of Insurance at an insured to attend for free. This does not apply to those who take on this responsibility part-time or are in IT or Finance departments, consultants, vendors, service providers, or brokers. Advisen reserves the right to determine your eligibility for this offer. If you are a full time Risk Manager and do not have the code to register at the complimentary rate, complete the risk manager verification.

FPN Professional Subscribers

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Day 1: February 20th, 12:00pm - 6:00pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Registration
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Opening Remarks
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Blockchain for Cyber Risk and Insurance Professionals: Why the Buzz?

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1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Tokens, Coins, and Cryptocurrencies

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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
New Distributed Ledger Technologies: Are We Already in the Post-Blockchain Era?

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3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Afternoon Break
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Blockchain and Cybersecurity: Are Unhackable Systems Feasible with Blockchain?

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4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Blockchain and Liability

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Reception - Sponsored by Experian
Day 2: February 21st, 8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast & Registration
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Opening Remarks
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Keynote Address

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10:00 am - 10:45 am
The Buyer’s Perspective

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10:45 am - 11:15 am
Morning Break
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Coordinated Network Security and Cyber Insurance

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11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Cyber InsurTech

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12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Insurance Coverage Issues

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12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Conference Luncheon - Sponsored by Arceo.ai
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
Privacy Regulation

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2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Cyber Business Interruption Claims

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3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Afternoon Break
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Outage of Cloud Services Providers – Systemic Risk for Cyber Underwriters

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4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
170 Insurers and Counting: The Future of the Cyber Insurance Market

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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Reception Sponsored by CyberCube

2019 Cyber Risk Insights Conference – San Francisco