Central States Regional 2019

Central States Regional 2019

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When
9/16/2019 - 9/17/2019
Where
The Alexander Hotel
Indianapolis, IN United States

Program

   

Monday, 16 September 2019

 
Time
9/16/2019 - 9/17/2019
This covers attendance at the Sunday evening (9/15/19) Hospitality Suite as well as the Monday evening (9/16/19) Networking Event.
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Time
9/16/2019 7:00 AM - 9/17/2019 11:45 AM
7:00 AM
Conflict is unavoidable, and commonly mistaken as a negative factor in the workplace. Having the ability to effectively resolve conflict can lead to a more productive work environment. Conversations that Work at Work will not only help you understand the difference between task conflict and relational conflict but will also provide specific tools and processes that can resolve each of these types of conflict. Learn how to resolve, not avoid conflict.
Time
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
8:00 AM
Since the March 2009 market low, the U.S. economy has been in the midst of a bull market that continues to show signs of maturity. The investment landscape is constantly changing, along with the strategies that have had success the past decade. Patrick Scully will explain how the insurance investing landscape continues to change, helping you understand how to implement effective strategies in the late stages of the market.
Time
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
9:45 AM
Digital transformation is happening in every aspect of life. Companies are being forced to adapt and innovate with new technology. Understanding how implementing new technology will impact a company’s functions could lead to a much more efficient business. Learn about why many companies are focusing on the digital transformation and how to plan and implement your own digital transformation in a company.
Time
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
9:45 AM
The cannabis industry has rapidly grown in the recent past and is becoming legalized in an increasing number of states. The cannabis legalization movement took the United States by storm, leading to uncertainty in many aspects of the industry. An experienced member of the California Department of Insurance plans to share how this industry had grown and what risks are associated with cannabis legalization.
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
This session will have the latest updates from the June Blanks Working Group conference call, which is in the process of finalizing the 2019 Annual Statement. In addition, learn of accompanying accounting changes put into place by the Statutory Accounting Principles Working Group and changes that could impact future reporting.
Time
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
1:15 PM
Sweeping changes in tax law could make US corporations more competitive from a global perspective, but there are potential issues for insurance companies that could impact surplus, as well as investment strategies and overall business operations.  In addition to a discussion of tax reform proposals, participants will learn about other legislative and judicial developments impacting insurers.
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM
Business Data is an asset that needs to be secure and protected. Some data is protected by regulations and perceptions but understanding how to protect this data is essential to success. Protecting Critical Business Data will help you grasp the importance of protecting this information and how to create habits that will keep business and personal data safe.
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM
Change is something that is unavoidable in the modern insurance industry. Countless factors constantly change trends and businesses must be ready to adapt. Changing Your Mindset for Change Management is focused on the improvement of current infrastructure within a business. This session will help you identify problems, plan for change, and implement solutions.
Time
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
4:15 PM
Credit score is an important factor in many of the major milestones in life: going to college, buying a car, buying a house, etc. Failing to understand how credit functions can hold you back from achieving these milestones can be avoided. The Five C’s of Credit will cover some of the most basic principles of credit that can make your goals attainable. Fixing your credit score is not impossible, learn what influences your credit score and what actions you can take to improve it.
Time
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
4:15 PM

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

 
Tom Wheeland will guide you through the driving principles of the AICPA Code of Conduct, illustrating the most common situations that lead to ethical issues. Exercises will help with the ability to recognize ethical issues in a variety of fact patterns.
Time
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
8:00 AM
The Internal Audit Panel will be an opportunity to hear from internal audit specialists in the insurance industry about the industry risks that continue to change and tend to be disruptive. They will provide insight on areas of the business that boards have directed their focus on, along with tactics for addressing the expectations in these areas. The panel will also elaborate on how to keep resource skills current in the changing risk environment and industry.
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
10:00 AM
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