ICT/AFACT 27th Annual Property & Casualty Insurance Symposium

July 11 & 12, 2019 – Hyatt Regency Austin

Thursday – July 11

Zilker Ballroom 2
2:00 – 2:45p    ICT Annual Meeting

Zilker Foyer
2:00 – 3:20p    Registration Opens

Zilker Ballrooms 3-4
3:30 – 3:35p    Welcome and Opening Remarks
Tom Fitzpatrick, Board Chair, ICT

3:35 – 4:20p    Texas Lawmakers Have Spoken: 2019 Insurance Law Changes – Jay Thompson, Partner, Thompson Coe

4:20 – 5:30p    Industry Session Review/Roundtable Discussion
Albert Betts, Jr., Insurance Council of Texas
Panelists: Lee Loftis, Independent Insurance Agents of Texas
Joe Woods, American Property Casualty Insurance Association
Shannon Meroney, Meroney Public Affairs on behalf of AFACT
Beaman Floyd, Texas Coalition for Affordable Insurance Solutions

Zilker Terrace & Foyer
5:30 – 7:30p    Symposium Kickoff Reception & Silent Auction

Friday July 12

Zilker Foyer
8:00 – 8:50a      Registration and Continental Breakfast      

Zilker Ballrooms 3-4
8:50 – 9:00a       Welcome and Opening Remarks- Albert Betts Jr., Executive Director, ICT

9:00 – 9:35a       Strengthening Homes, Businesses and Communities/Building the Future of Resilience
Roy Wright, President/CEO – Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety

9:35 – 10:05a     Collision Avoidance – Updates on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
Dr. David Harkey, President – Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute 

10:05 – 10:20a Networking Break

10:20 – 11:05a   Fast Forward: Texas and the Future P/C Insurance Industry – Trends, Challenges and Opportunities
Dr. Robert Hartwig, Clinical Associate Professor of Risk Management, Insurance and Finance at the University of South Carolina

11:05 – 11:20a   Networking Break

11:20 – 12:15p The Future of Autonomous Transportation in Cities & Lessons Learned So Far
Chris Barker, Vice President of New Mobility, Communications and Marketing at Keolis

Zilker Ballrooms 1-2
12:15 – 1:30p     Raymond Mauk Award Ceremony Luncheon