DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iowa Insurance Institute, the Federation of Iowa Insurers, Iowa Economic Development Authority, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, the Global Insurance Accelerator, Insurance Thought Leadership, and the Iowa Insurance Division today announce that registration is open for the 2017 Global Insurance Symposium, held April 25-27 in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.
The 2017 Global Insurance Symposium features a powerhouse agenda of renowned keynote and panel speakers, as well as interactive demonstration and networking sessions for all attendees to enjoy. Speakers include state insurance commissioners, industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and regulatory representatives from various states, national offices, and international organizations. Last year's Global Insurance Symposium featured more than 400 attendees, speakers, and panelists from all over the globe.
Attendees are encouraged to register online at www.GlobalInsuranceSymposium.com. Registering prior to February 28, 2017 ensures an early bird discount of $100.
Featured speakers and sessions include the following, and additional speakers and sessions will be announced at a later date.
- Driverless Car Outlook and Live Demonstration
- Artificial Intelligence in the Workforce
- Commissioners' Roundtable
- Startup Stories: TED Talks
- Blockchain: Beyond BitCoin
- #Insurtech and the Global Insurance Accelerator
The Global Insurance Symposium's attendees will learn about cutting edge technologies impacting the industry, network with regulators and leaders in the field, and gain valuable continuing education credits.
"We are thrilled to host the fourth annual Global Insurance Symposium here in Des Moines," said Laura Beebe, CFA, Director, Investment Administration at Farm Bureau Financial Services, and co-chair of the 2017 Global Insurance Symposium. "The innovative thought leaders being featured make this an essential event for executives, regulators, legal advisors, and entrepreneurs in the industry."
"The addition of the new panel discussions on artificial intelligence, driverless cars, and blockchain reflect the innovative nature of the insurance industry," said Kay Fairchild Godfredsen, Esq., Assistant General Counsel at Nationwide, and co-chair of the 2017 Global Insurance Symposium. "Iowa is home to more than 200 insurance companies and a true international insurance hub. We are proud to host this forward-thinking symposium in Des Moines."
About the Global Insurance Symposium
Established in 2014, the Global Insurance Symposium is the premier Symposium for insurance professionals and regulatory authorities to hear from the world's most renowned insurance experts and to interact with fellow insurance industry colleagues from around the world. The Global Insurance Symposium is presented by the Iowa Insurance Institute, the Federation of Iowa Insurers, Iowa Economic Development Authority, the Greater Des Moines Partnership, the Global Insurance Accelerator, Insurance Thought Leadership, and the Iowa Insurance Division. For more information, visit www.GlobalInsuranceSymposium.com.
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