October 13, 2021 – Agenda

Day One – 12 Noon EDT

  • Welcome Governor Ned Lamont, Connecticut
  • Opening Remarks – Commissioner Andrew Mais, Connecticut
  • Panel – Asset Management and The Impact of Climate Change:
    What decisions are being made that will affect current investment strategies as the insurance industry works to manage exposure to climate change risk?
  • Speaker: Anna Sweeney – The Bank of England
  • Panel – Underwriting Practices:
    How are insurers changing their underwriting practices for businesses investing in the fossil fuel arena and with greenhouse gas emitters?
  • Speaker: Roy Wright – Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
  • Wrap-up – Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz, Connecticut

Meet the Speakers

October 14, 2021 – Agenda

Day Two – 12 Noon EDT

  • Welcome Back – Susan Winkler, Connecticut Insurance & Financial Services
  • Panel – Paying for Resiliency:
    How do we help communities and businesses minimize and mitigate risk, as well as cover post-event cleanup, and spread-out costs through public-private partnerships?
  • Speaker – Steven Seitz, Federal Insurance Office, U.S. Treasury
  • Panel – Innovation & Climate Change:
    What are InsurTechs doing in the climate change space, and what innovative products are being created to mitigate the cost of climate change?
  • Speaker – Commissioner David Altmaier, Florida
  • Panel – Social Justice & Climate Change:
    Underserved communities tend to be the most vulnerable to climate change and the least able to mitigate it. What are the insurance implications of systemic racism, coverage affordability and availability, and how do we protect vulnerable communities?
  • Closing – Commissioner Andrew Mais, Connecticut