JERSEY CITY, N.J., February 11, 2014 — Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading source of information about risk, has announced that Dr. Steven Weisbart, senior vice president and chief economist for the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.), will keynote at the 2014 Verisk Insurance Solutions Client Summit, May 18 to 20, at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando®. Dr. Weisbart will discuss the trends and emerging issues affecting the U.S. economy and insurance industry — and share his insights behind the numbers. Attendees will hear what insurers need to do to compete in an increasingly complex and volatile marketplace.
With 30 concurrent sessions, the conference agenda offers presentations on a broad array of critical economic, industry, and technology issues. Sessions include:
Attendees have the opportunity to share best practices, network with peers, discuss critical industry trends, and learn about the latest products and services from ISO, AIR Worldwide, Verisk Climate, Xactware, and other members of the Verisk Insurance Solutions group at Verisk Analytics.
“We surveyed our customers about their needs and interests and received valuable input to help us build our agenda,” said Verisk Analytics Chief Marketing Officer Christopher Perini. “Attendees will see a variety of leadership sessions examining strategic issues that affect the way carriers will do business in the future. And the conference also offers operational sessions exploring topics of particular concern to industry professionals in targeted disciplines.”
Registered attendees include insurance executives, line managers, and professionals in insurance underwriting, claims, data management, risk management, information technology, actuarial, analytics, and research.
“In keeping with Verisk’s commitment to corporate social responsibility, this year’s program also includes a number of networking and charity events,” noted Perini. “We’re encouraging attendees to participate in a round of golf or a walk/run on Sunday afternoon before the start of the conference. And our program includes a special networking charity event Monday afternoon to benefit Feeding Children Everywhere.”
Conference attendees can receive eligible continuing education credits from a number of professional organizations, including CPCU, IDMA, RPA, and CAS.
About Verisk Analytics
Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics draws on vast industry expertise and unique proprietary data sets to provide predictive analytics and decision support solutions in fraud prevention, actuarial science, insurance coverages, fire protection, catastrophe and weather risk, data management, and many other fields. In the United States and around the world, Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. For more information, visit www.verisk.com.
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