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Guidewire Insurance Forum Sydney 2024

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Guidewire Insurance Forum Sydney 2024

  Four Seasons Hotel
199 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

   14 May, 2024 
      8:30 AM - 15:40 PM
  

There's power in community. From personal lines to commercial lines, leveraging that power is key to servicing claims that make people, businesses, and communities whole again by delivering exactly what they need, when they need it. At Guidewire Insurance Forum 2024, we'll show you how to do it right.

This one-day event brings together P&C's largest community of esteemed carriers and valued ecosystem partners to discuss the complexities of the APAC insurance landscape and what it takes to drive transformation, build a sustainable competitive edge, and thrive as the velocity of change accelerates. 

In addition to keynotes from the cutting edge of insurance innovation, you'll be able to:

  • Meet Guidewire's leadership team, including CEO Mike Rosenbaum
  • Discover the latest innovations for the APAC insurance market
  • Get inspired by case studies from our APAC customers
  • Hear from international thought leaders and industry experts
  • Explore the power of community and see what the Guidewire Partner Marketplace and Insurtech Vanguards incubator program can do for your business

Event Registration

I hereby authorize Guidewire the right to photograph, reproduce and otherwise use, and permit others to use, my image captured from this conference solely for the purposes of advertising, publicity, and promotion of without further consent or compensation to me, and I hereby irrevocably waive all legal and equitable rights against Guidewire relating to all liabilities and damages by the use of such images.

"Guidewire has a history of investing in R&D to continually improve its system, which gives us confidence that as our needs evolve, they will evolve with us."

Matt Myers

Senior Vice President
Erie Insurance

Agenda

Time

Speakers
8:30
Registration and Breakfast

9:30
Welcome
Brian Desmond
CMO, Guidewire

Phylina Zhang
Delivery Manager, APAC Services Delivery, Guidewire
9:40

Guidewire Opening Keynote
The Power of Community

Guidewire's Chief Executive Officer, Mike Rosenbaum, will share his perspective on the key imperatives facing the P&C insurance industry, as well as the progress Guidewire is making to ensure that customers have the agility they need today and in the future. Mike will be joined by Diego Devalle, Chief Product Development Officer, who will outline the latest new capabilities in Guidewire's platform. Geoffrey Dirago, VP, APAC, will share his perspective on the ANZ insurance market and Guidewire’s strategy to ensure the success of our customers in the region. The session will conclude with insights from Amy Mollin, VP Product Management, and Laura Drabik, Chief Evangelist, who will share Guidewire’s perspective on how GenAI will augment insurance and demonstrate use cases from our product team.

Mike Rosenbaum
CEO, Guidewire

Diego Devalle
Chief Product Development Officer, Guidewire

Geoffrey Dirago
Vice President, APAC, Guidewire

Amy Mollin
Vice President of Product Management, Cloud Infrastructure, Guidewire

Laura Drabik
Chief Evangelist, Guidewire


11:00
Break

11:30
Customer Showcase
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance New Zealand

Join Simone Labady, CEO as she reviews Aioi Nissay Dowa’s impressive momentum in the New Zealand market. Simone will outline Aioi’s strategic journey and results achieved to date. She will outline how Aioi has been a pioneer and partner to Guidewire in deploying new Guidewire products and features including APD, Data Platform and Jutro enabling Aioi to launch new products quickly and increase convenience for customers.
Simone Labady
CEO, Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance New Zealand

11:50

Spotlight on Guidewire Data Platform

Leo Tenenblat, SVP and GM for Data and Analytics will discuss the growing importance of data and analytics in the value Guidewire provides to customers.

Leo Tenenblat
SVP and General Manager, Data & Analytics, Guidewire

12:10
Lunch
13:20

Thought Leadership Session
Future of Driving


Join futurist Timothy Papandreou for an entertaining and thought provoking glimpse into the future of driving and the possibilities for insurance to help accelerate progress.

As the Founder and CEO of ETA Advisors, Tim empowers investors, companies, startups, and governments to navigate an ever-changing tech landscape with ever-shifting geopolitics. Previously, Tim led groundbreaking partnerships at X, the Moonshot Factory (Google parent Alphabet's top secret innovation lab) contributing to the launch of Waymo, the world's pioneering self-driving car technology. Before that, he served as the world's first Chief Innovation Officer for San Francisco's transport agency. In this role, he spearheaded innovative urban development and smart city initiatives, fostering a culture of sustainable change management, digital transformation, and rapid innovation.

Timothy Papandreou
Founder and CEO of ETA Advisors

13:50
Power of Ecosystem Showcase

Guidewire works with our Marketplace partners to provide new options for innovation and value for customers. In this showcase, Axel Kirstetter, VP of Product Marketing will be joined by leaders from ARMA to show how we’re working together to bring value to our customer community in Australia and New Zealand.

Axel Kirstetter
Vice President of Product Marketing, Guidewire

ARMA
14:15
Break

14:45
Customer Showcase
Beneva's Strategic Journey

Join Eric Marcoux, Information Technology leader at Canadian insurer Beneva to understand how Beneva was formed through the merger of two mutual insurers and has gone on to become one of the market leaders in the Canadian market. Eric will explore Beneva's unique approach of starting from a blank slate, using an ecosystem strategy to accelerate innovation, and intentionally crafting a strategic partnership between business and IT to drive success.
Eric Marcoux
Information Technology Vice President of Property & Casualty and Corporate Services, Beneva

15:05
Q&A with Guidewire Leadership

This Q&A session with members of Guidewire’s leadership team affords attendees the opportunity to ask us any question you would like. The team will cover a range of topics relating to Guidewire’s company and product strategy.

Panel: 
Mike Rosenbaum
CEO, Guidewire

Geoffrey Dirago
Vice President, APAC, Guidewire

Amy Mollin
Vice President of Product Management, Cloud Infrastructure, 
Guidewire

Christina Colby
Chief Customer Officer, Guidewire

15:40
Closing Remarks Brian Desmond
CMO, Guidewire

Phylina Zhang
Delivery Manager, APAC Services Delivery, Guidewire

15:45
Reception at Grain Bar

Please note the agenda is subject to change

Location


The Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney

Location doesn’t get any better than this: Iconic Sydney Harbor sits at the doorstep of this award-winning Central Business District Hotel, with historic The Rocks and Circular Quay right next door. 

Inspirational Speaker: Kasai Noriaki

Kasai Noriaki is one of the most decorated ski jumpers in the world.

Speakers

Simone Labady

CEO
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance

Eric Marcoux

Information Technology Vice President of Property & Casualty and Corporate Services
Beneva

Mike Rosenbaum

CEO
Guidewire

Diego Devalle

Chief Product Development Officer
Guidewire

Laura Drabik

Chief Evangelist
Guidewire

Leo Tenenblat

SVP & General Manager, Data & Analytics
Guidewire

Amy Mollin

Vice President, Product Management, Cloud Infrastructure
Guidewire

Geoffrey Dirago

APAC Regional Vice President
Guidewire

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

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