Tuesday, May 20

2:00 - 4:30 PM     Registration - Des Moines Marriott Downtown, Main Floor Lobby
4:45 - 6:30 PM   Shuttle runs from Des Moines Marriott Downtown to World Food Prize Building for Opening Reception
5:00 - 6:30 PM  

Opening Reception at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
 • Welcome from Governor Terry Branstad & Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds

Wednesday, May 21
7:30 - 8:30 AM   Registration and Breakfast - Des Moines Marriott Downtown, 2nd Floor
8:30 - 8:45 AM   Opening Remarks  Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and Commissioner Nick Gerhart

8:45 - 9:30 AM  

State of the Industry and Hot Topics  S&P - Download Presentation
Ronald Joas, Director, Financial Services Ratings
   Taoufik Gharib, Director, Financial Services Ratings
   Deep Banerjee, Associate Director, Financial Services Ratings

9:30 - 10:15 AM                Recent Efforts to Enhance Effectiveness of Insurance Regulation and Supervision: A View From Japan - Download Presentation
 Mr. Naruki Mori, Assistant Commissioner for International Affairs of the Japan Financial Services Agency (JFSA)

10:15 - 10:30 AM   Refreshment Break

10:30 - 11:30 AM   International Cooperation  Michael Kehr, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority – BaFin

11:30 - 1:00 PM  

Lunch Keynote  Mr. Sriram Taranikanti, Executive Director, India Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) - Download Presentation

1:00 - 1:45 PM   Insurance Supervision - At Home and Abroad  Mike McRaith, Director, Federal Insurance Office

1:45 - 2:30 PM   Economic Forecasting  Michael Hood, Global Market Strategist, JP Morgan - Download Presentation

2:30 - 2:45 PM   Refreshment Break

2:45 - 3:30 PM  

Keynote  Senator Ben Nelson, CEO, NAIC
     Special Introduction by WebFilings

3:30 - 4:45 PM  

Commissioner Roundtable
• Moderated by: Kara Baysinger, Partner, Dentons
 Commissioner Sharon Clark, Kentucky
 Commissioner Michael Consedine, Pennsylvania

• Commissioner Kevin McCarty, Florida
• Commissioner Ted Nickel, Wisconsin

4:45 - 7:00 PM  

Shuttle runs from Des Moines Marriott to Drake University for cocktail reception

5:00 - 7:00 PM   Cocktail Reception at Drake University - Cowles Library 



Thursday, May 22
 7:00 - 8:00 AM  

Registration and Breakfast - Des Moines Marriott Downtown, 2nd Floor

 8:00 - 9:15 AM  

View from Trade Associations
   Moderated by: Scott Sundstrom and Paula Dierenfeld, Nyemaster Goode, P.C.

  Governor Tim Pawlenty, Financial Services Round Table
Leigh Ann Pusey, CEO, American Insurance Association

  David Sampson, CEO, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
  Governor Dirk Kempthorne, President & CEO, American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)

 9:15 - 10:30 AM   How are Companies Preparing
   Moderated by: Charlie Richardson, Partner, Faegre-Baker-Daniels
   Tom Marra, President & CEO, Symetra Life Insurance Co. and Affiliates  
   Tom McInerny, President & CEO, Genworth  
   Walter White, President & CEO, Allianz
  • Larry Zimpleman, Chairman, President, & CEO, Principal Financial Group

 10:30 - 10:45 AM   Refreshment Break

10:45 - 12:00 PM   Global Reinsurance - Convergence, Capacity and Regulatory Issues
   Moderated by: Terri Vaughan, Corporate Director and Author

  Tony Fox, Bermuda CEO, Guy Carpenter
  Brad Kading, President & Executive Director, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers
  Kean Driscoll, CEO, Validus Re Ltd.
  Mike Millette, Global Head of Structured Finance, Goldman Sachs

12:00 PM  

Closing Remarks/Adjourn

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