New York Seminar

Seminar Program

Join THE industry event of the year, the IIS 51st Annual Seminar at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel June 14 – 17, 2015 in New York City - the crossroads of the world! 


Together, the insurance industry, government administrations and public institutions can form powerful collaborations to drive economic growth, financial stability, affordable healthcare and environmental security for the global population in developed and emerging economies alike. The IIS 51st Annual Seminar will draw 500+ senior insurance executives, regulatory authorities and prominent academics from around the globe, focusing on ideas that demonstrate the potential extent and power of collaboration.


Filling the Protection Gap

•           Retirement and Savings: Minding the Gap

•           Risk Pools: Natural Catastrophe and Terrorism

•           Environment and Pollution: Collaborative Solutions

•           Public-Private Partnership in Risk Coverage

•           Healthcare: Meeting Global Demand

•           Microinsurance: Building Sustainable Markets through Financial



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Speakers include:


Keynote: Vinton Cerf, Vice President & Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

William Berkley, Chairman and CEO, W.R. Berkley Corporation

Craig Churchill, Chief, Social Finance Programme, International Labour Organization

Shawn Cole, Professor of Business Administration, Finance Unit, Harvard Business School


Shaun Crawrford, Global Insurance Section Leader, EY


Kean Driscoll, CEO, Validus Re

Peter Hancock, President and CEO, AIG


Howard Kunreuther, Professor and Co-Director of the Risk Management Center, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania


Alexander Moczarski, President and CEO, Guy Carpenter


Jay Sheehy, Global Head of Health Consumer Business, AIG


John Strangfeld, Chairman and CEO, Prudential Financial

Greig Woodring, President and CEO, RGA


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Attendee Profile

Upwards of 500 insurance leaders and scholars attend the seminar from all sectors of the industry and all regions of the globe. Download the 2014 Seminar Participant List.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Event & Services Sponsorship

As a select sponsor, your organization will stand out among the IIS delegation of insurance leaders representing all sectors of the industry and all regions of the world.

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Accommodation and Travel

Seminar Venue

All meetings take place at the venerable Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. This landmark five star luxury hotel is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan on famous Park Avenue. Book your hotel now to take advantage of IIS special rates.

Visa Information

Entry visas may be required for foreign nationals entering the United State. The IIS will on request provide required support documentation.


Contact IIS travel specialist Vicky Metcalfe to make your travel arrangements.


Media Partnership

Become a Media Partner and gain prominent exposure throughout the year and at the seminar. Media partners are also invited to complimentary media partner registration with extended admission to seminar sessions and networking events, allowing greater access to seminar delegates.

Media Registration

Accredited media are invited to complimentary registration to access the seminar sessions.

Seminar Media Coverage

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