ISO Customer Conference 2010 Features Informative Program and Continuing Education Opportunities for Property/Casualty Insurer Attendees

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 2, 2010 — ISO today announced the lineup for its inaugural Customer Conference, October 24 to 26, 2010, at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando® in Florida. ISO Customer Conference 2010 will focus on emerging property/casualty insurance industry trends, networking with peers, sharing best practices, and learning about the latest ISO capabilities and products.

Registered attendees include insurance executives, senior vice presidents, CIOs, insurance line managers, and professionals in insurance underwriting, claims, data management, business development, marketing, risk management, information technology, actuarial, analytics, and research.

ISO Customer Conference attendees can receive eligible continuing education credits for the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter continuing professional development program (10 points) and the Insurance Data Management Association continuing education program (10 points). By attending the ISO conference, Casualty Actuarial Society members can qualify for up to 10 credits, Registered Professional Adjusters can qualify for up to 10 continuing education credits, and Certified Insurance Fraud Investigators can earn up to 3 continuing education units.

The conference agenda features sessions on the following critical economic, industry, and technology issues:

  • 21st Century Underwriting —taking advantage of new and complex data sources to shift the underwriting paradigm
  • Data-Quality Best Practices — working with greater efficiency to get the data right the first time
  • Legislation, Regulation, and Data Reporting — what’s happening and how to prepare
  • Meritorious and Suspicious Claims — tools to distinguish between suspicious and meritorious claims quickly and accurately
  • Portfolio Optimization — reducing overconcentration of exposures, evaluating risk transfer options, and developing underwriting guidelines to allow premium growth
  • Managing Catastrophe Risk — making better decisions on risk selection and risk transfer
  • ERM Forum — emerging issues in enterprise risk management

Notable program highlights include:

  • Solution spotlights — in-depth reviews of product innovations and opportunities to engage with ISO experts
  • Customer best practices — dialogue and guidance on implementation experiences and how to leverage ISO solutions for measurable results

“Considering the numerous challenges and opportunities in the property/casualty insurance industry, this will be an especially important gathering for ISO customers,” said Scott Stephenson, chief operating officer at ISO. “We have a valuable conference planned for 2010, and the essence of the event is to give customers a uniquely informative experience that will help them grow and prosper. We look forward to lively discussions and useful operational takeaways for the ISO community of customers, affiliates, and invited guests.”

The conference is for ISO customers and invited guests. With the launch of the Customer Conference, ISO has discontinued its annual property/casualty industry conference, ISOTECH.

About ISO
Since 1971, ISO has been a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, the company provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information; policy language; information about specific locations; fraud-identification tools; and technical services. ISO serves insurers, reinsurers, agents and brokers, insurance regulators, risk managers, and other participants in the property/casualty insurance marketplace. ISO is a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics. For more information, visit www.verisk.com/iso and www.verisk.com.

Release: Immediate

Contacts:
Giuseppe Barone / Erica Helton
MWW Group (for ISO)
201-507-9500
gbarone@mww.com / ehelton@mww.com

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