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Upcoming events, conferences and other happenings



Global Insurance Symposium
April 23-25 @ Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center (Des Moines)
The Global Insurance Symposium brings insurance professionals together to discuss current insurance topics and trends with a focus on both innovation and regulation. The event also hosts the GIA cohort's final presentations. Learn more and register online.
- April 23th: InsurTech Expo from 3-5p [click here to learn more]
- April 24th: GIA presentations will take the GIS stage at 3:30p. This part of the GIS is open to the public [RSVP here].

InsurTech North
May 23-24 @ Toronto, Canada
InsurTech North brings together digital leaders, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in the Canadian P&C and Life & Health space for panel discussions on insurance innovation, networking opportunities, a growing expo/marketplace, and the Wolf Pack Pitch Competition. GIA will be attending the event and supporting our team(s) in this unique startup competition, where JAUNTIN’ (GIA 2018) took home first place in 2018.
Find out more here: InsurTech North website

Dig|in
May 29-31 @ Austin, Texas
Join us in Austin as we discuss how GIA investor companies are viewing innovation and working with the companies making it happen. The panelists are Josh Bjorkman (Director, Digital Business Development, Markel Corporation), Aaron Madison (Senior Manager, The IMT Group) and Wendy Peterson (Innovation Manager, Farm Bureau Financial Services). The panel is moderated by Brian Hemesath (Managing Director, Global Accelerator).
Thursday May 30, 2019 / 2:35pm - 3:05pm
Dig|In website

IASA Annual Conference
June 2-5 @ Phoenix Convention Center (Phoenix, Arizona)
The GIA will once again be hosting "Tech Tank" as audience members listen to startup presentations and "invest" their virtual dollars. Join us in Phoenix, learn more here.
Startups: learn more about opportunities in the IASA InsurTech Pavilion: www.iasa.org/insurtechapply

NAIC Innovation Summit
June 3-7 @ Kansas City
The NAIC Insurance Summit is a premier insurance conference for insurance regulators, companies and startups. Megan Brandt (GIA Program Manager) will be a judge for the InsurTech pitch competition.
Learn more and register online: www.naic.org/insurance_summit/

InsureTech Connect
September 23-25 @ Las Vegas (MGM Grand)
Join us at the industry's largest insurance innovation conference. The GIA will be a sponsor once again which means a number of our portfolio companies will be attending.
Learn more and register online: insuretechconnect.com

InsurTech Week
October 14-18 @ GIA's office (321 E. Walnut / 50309)
Learn more about InsurTech Week here.

All times Central Time unless otherwise noted




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