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Tuesday, May 26
2:00 - 4:30 PM Registration - Des Moines Marriott Downtown
3:00 - 5:00 PM Global Insurance Accelerator Open House
5:00 - 6:30 PM Opening Reception at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates


Wednesday, May 27
7:00 - 8:00 AM  Registration and Breakfast - Des Moines Marriott Downtown
8:00 - 8:45 AM  Opening Remarks Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds
Opening Keynote  Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy
8:45 - 9:30 AM  Capital Standards: Moving Forward with the U.S. and E.U. • Mike Consedine, Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and
Executive Director of Government Affairs, Transamerica
9:30 - 10:15 AM

View from the Fed • Tom Sullivan, Associate Director, Federal Reserve Board
pecial Introduction by Workiva 

10:15 - 10:30 AM


10:30 AM - Noon Big Data Panel • Moderated by Dr. Rahul Parsa, Professor, Drake University
     Birny Birnbaum, Executive Director, Center for Economic Justice
Stuart Rose, Global Insurance Marketing Director, SAS
Dr. Anand Rao, Partner, PwC Analytics
Garrett Flynn, Advisory Principal, KPMG LLP
Noon - 1:15 PM Lunch Keynote: Takaful - The Way Forward • Daud Vicary Abdullah, CIFP, President & CEO, INCEIF, The Global University of Islamic Finance
1:15 - 2:00 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions:
     1. Property Casualty • Moderated by David Flandro, Executive Vice President, JLT Re

        Barney Schauble, Managing Partner, Nephila Advisors LLC
        Amy Stern, Chief Ceded Reinsurance Officer, AIG
Ben Rubin, Executive Vice President, Director Capital Markets, Axis Reinsurance Company
     2. Health Insurance
: The Rising Power of the Consumer: 
         Harnessing Analytics to Drive Personalized Healthcare Consumer Experience, and to Maximize use of Plan Resources

Moderated by Chance McElhaney, Communications Director, Iowa Insurance Division
        Mandi Bishop, Analytics Solutions Owner, Dell
        Tom O'Brien, Regional VP, Sales, Predilytics

     3. Life Insurance
        Bob Kerzner, CEO, LIMRA

2:00 - 2:15 PM Break
2:15 - 3:30 PM Global Insurance Accelerator Demo Presentations
3:30 - 5:00 PM

Cybersecurity Panel • Moderated by Kara Baysinger, Partner, Dentons
     Major Brian Dutcher, Flight Commander, Air National Guard
     Andy Roth, Partner and Chair, Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Group, Dentons

5:30 - 7:00 PM Cocktail Reception at the Des Moines Embassy Club


Thursday, May 28
7:00 - 8:00 AM  Registration and Breakfast - Des Moines Marriott Downtown
8:00 - 8:15 AM  Opening Remarks 
8:15 - 9:00 AM  2015 Global Economic Outlook • Markus Schomer, Managing Director, Chief Economist, PineBridge Investments
9:00 - 10:15 AM 

CEO Roundtable: The Industry Responds to Big Data, Cybersecurity, Regulatory Modernization and Capital Standards
     Moderated by Charlie Richardson, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels
     Ed Noonan, Chairman & CEO, Validus Holdings
     Tom Marra, President & CEO, Symetra Life Insurance Company
Pete Schaefer, President & CEO, Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America
     Jim Wallace, Chairman, President, & CEO, GuideOne Insurance

10:15 - 10:30 AM   Refreshment Break
10:30 - 11:45 AM Commissioner Roundtable • Moderated by Nyemaster Goode P.C.
     Commissioner John Huff, State of Missouri
     Commissioner Ken Kobylowski, State of New Jersey
     Commissioner Kevin McCarty, State of Florida
Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak, State of Tennessee
     Commissioner Ted Nickel, State of Wisconsin
11:45AM - Noon Closing Remarks/Adjourn