Insurance Industry News from ProgramBusiness.comProducers' Forum Goes "Live" Online
Panel of experts from Towers Perrin Reinsurance, Benfield& Greig and XL Capital join editors from Business Insurance, Rough Notes,Risk & Insurance and Best's Review for live webcast.
Philadelphia –The Producers' Forum Online (http://www.producersforum.com),a fully online alternative market symposium, today announced that a presspanel will headline the groundbreaking May 30-31, 2001 event.
On May 31, four insurance editors will face off in a live webcast with threeindustry experts to discuss a “Global Perspective on Reinsurance in Today'sP&C Industry.” The panel of experts is comprised of: Bruce Connell,executive vice president, XL Capital; Michael Moran, senior vice president,Towers Perrin Reinsurance; and James Buysse, executive vice president, Benfield& Greig.
The media representatives are: Paul Winston, editor, Business Insurance; MattDamsker, editor-in-chief, Risk & Insurance; Meg Green, senior associateeditor, Best's Review and Best's Week; Elisabeth Boone, Rough Notes. The panelwill be moderated by John Kessock, Jr., chairman of Commonwealth Risk Services,which hosts the Forum.
“This lively exchange on one of the hottest topics in the property andcasualty industry today will be delivered in a virtual setting that breaks newground for staging alternative market events,” said Reg Pierce, executivedirector of the Producers' Forum Online. “We have an excellentlineup of industry experts delivering rich educational content in a veryflexible format.”
Forum keynote speakers include:
Steve Wiggins, CEO of HealthMarket and former chairman of Oxford Health Plans, who will discuss “Healthcare's Next Frontier...Self-Directed Heath Plans.” Larry Pistell, director of Risk Management Education, American Insurance Institute, who will discuss “Professional Liability Challenge: Charter Schools.” Rick Brown, chief operating officer of InsureTrade.com, will give the keynote address on Online Quoting: “Even Online—Keep it Simple.”The Producers' Forum Online will present live andpre-recorded presentations that attendees will have access to via apre-authorized password. A library of white papers and interactive presentationswill also be available for download. The online venue will allow for extendedplay of the presentations and educational materials for up to 30 days after thelive event via an archived web delivery.
Additional speakers and topics include:
“The Renaissance of the Independent Agent,” with Peter van Aartrijk, managing director, The van Aartrijk Group. “Offshore Protected Cells,” with Bill Knox, vice president, HDH Group. “Liability Crisis...Doctors at Risk,” with Martin Tracy, president, Professional Risk Management. “Risk Control in a Hard Market,” Robert Anderson, president, Worksafe Group. “How to Leverage Direct Marketing with High Tech Telemarketing,” Larry Nielson, president, national Marketing, and Jack Burke, editor, ProgramBusiness.comThe Producer's Forum Online will be produced in associationwith V-SPAN http://www.vspan.com,aleading provider of virtual communications solutions. The online event will bewebcast from the V-SPAN studios in King of Prussia, PA on May 30-31, 2001.
Sponsors of the Producers' Forum Online include Tillinghast-Towers Perrin,Genex, Insurance Journal, Business Insurance, Programbusiness.com andPropertyandcasualty.com.
About The Producers' Forum OnlineThe Producers' Forum was founded in Philadelphia in 1996 and developed overthe next four years as one of the leading Alternative Market conferences in theworld. It featured leading industry experts and attracted hundreds of insuranceagents, brokers<Click for the whole story...