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Meet our new Managing Director!

We are pleased to announce Nicole Cook has joined the GIA full time, and will take over as Managing Director on May 1 of this year following the conclusion of the 2019 cohort. [READ MORE]
Insurance innovation is moving fast.
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Upcoming events, conferences and other happenings



GIA Welcome Reception
January 30, 4:30-6:30 @ GIA's office (321 E. Walnut / 50309)
Please RSVP here
Join us as we officially welcome the 2019 cohort to Des Moines. Remarks will be made by Terri Vaughan, Jeff Russell and Brian Hemesath around 5p.

GIA Spring Social Event
March 20, 5:30-7:30 @ Ricochet
Please RSVP here
Join the GIA's 2019 cohort for an evening of games, light food and drinks -- and, of course, networking -- at Ricochet in the East Village, a few blocks from our office. If you have never been to Ricochet, come prepared to show off your skills - ping pong, darts, foosball, bags, shuffleboard, billards and more!

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 mini-expo from 2-5p [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 (registration will open in March).

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: https://www.iasa.org/insurtechapply

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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