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ACT Meeting Agenda



Please note the Big "I" Registration/Headquarters is open throughout the week from 7:30am to 5:00pm. Location: Wrigley Room (Concourse Level of the West Tower)


Day One – Thursday, September 7 

            Location: Plaza Ballroom - Lobby Level, East Tower

016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png9:00 to 9:20 AM     Meeting Opening: Chairman's Welcome, Antitrust Statement
Jay Byrnes, Byrnes Insurance Agency & Ron Berg, ACT Executive Director  

016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png9:20 to 10:10 AM   Connected Homes & IoT Impact – Carrier Strategies 
Samuel Affolter, Safeco Insurance 


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png10:10 to 10:25 AM      BREAK


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png10:25 AM to 11:05 PM    The Financial Planning Supermarket 
Brad Whitley-Williams 


 016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png11:05 AM to 12:00 PM    Technology Trends and E&O Concerns 
Wes Bissett, Jim Hanley, Chris Boggs - IIABA Staff


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png12:00 to 1:00 PM    ACT Luncheon
Big Bar – Skyway Level, East Tower


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png1:15 to 2:15 PM    ACT Work Groups – Updates and Open Discussion

 016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png2:15 to 3:00 PM    Agent Voices: Carrier & Industry Priorities


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png3:00 to 3:25 PM      BREAK


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png3:25 to 4:00 PM        Industry Implementations Update – eDocs & Messages 
Mark Harrison, IVANS Insurance Solutions 


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png4:00 to 4:50 PM        STEM Connection: Driving Young Talent to Our Industry
Panel moderator: Boyd McGehee  


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png4:50 PM        Closing Remarks


Special Events

016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png5:30 to 7:00 PM       Welcome Reception
Crystal Ballroom (Lobby Level, West Tower)


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png7:00 to 8:30 PM        ACT Dinner 
Michigan Room 1 (Concourse Level, East Tower)  *Ticketed event, click here to RSVP.



Day Two – Friday, September 8  

*ACT / Young Agents Joint Event  – Tech Trends 
        Location: Grand Ballroom AB - Ballroom Level, East Tower

016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png9:45 to 9:55 AM        Opening Address
Bob Rusbuldt, President & CEO - IIABA


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png9:55 to 10:35 AM          *Tech Trend Session One: Voice Computing 


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png10:35 to 11:15 AM        *Tech Trend Session Two: Machine Learning


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png11:15 to 11:55 AM        *Tech Trend Session Three: Connected Vehicles


016938-3d-transparent-glass-icon-symbols-shapes-shape-square-clear.png11:55 AM                         Closing Remarks


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