ISO and Verisk Staff to Speak at NAMIC and CAS Events in March

By Anne Marie Connell February 10, 2015

ISO and Verisk Analytics staff will be speaking at two conferences next month: the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) Commercial Lines Seminar (March 4–6 in Chicago, Illinois) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) Ratemaking and Product Management Seminar (March 9–11 in Addison, Texas).

At the NAMIC seminar, ISO’s William Mauro will lead a session entitled “Evolving Trends in Liquor Liability.” Zack Schmiesing of Verisk Commercial Property will lead a session entitled “Big Data in Action: The Impact of Commercial Property Building Codes in Today’s Natural Catastrophe Environment.”

The CAS seminar will feature eight ISO speakers as well as colleagues from other Verisk businesses: AIR, Verisk Climate, and Verisk Insurance Solutions – Underwriting. The topics and speakers are as follows:

Analytics for Customer Acquisition — John Petricelli and William Ayscue, Verisk Insurance Solutions – Underwriting

Crowdsourcing Models — Dmitriy Guller, ISO

Emerging Issues and Predictive Analytics — Ron Beiderman and Tim McCarthy, ISO; Tomas Girnius, AIR Worldwide

Homeowners Telematics — Steve Lekas, Verisk Insurance Solutions – Underwriting

Insuring the Sharing Economy — Dion Oryzak, ISO

Modeling with Unstructured Data — Doug Wing, ISO

Predictive Modeling — Hernan Medina and John Baldan, ISO

Severe Weather Modeling — Tim Doggett, AIR Worldwide

Tree Proximity and Homeowners Insurance — Guy Seeley and Arindam Samanta, Verisk Climate

Usage-Based Insurance — Phil Hatfield and Jim Weiss, ISO

Hope to see you next month!


Anne Marie Connell

Anne Marie Connell is Division Head, Marketing and Brand Management, for ISO Insurance Programs and Analytic Services. Anne Marie brings insights from banking and insurance to help improve customer experience, product development, and marketing for ISO.