InsurTech NY: Spring 2020 Conference

InsurTech NY Event Details

InsurTechNY is hosting its annual spring conference to bring together the insurance innovators and insurtech leaders to NYC. The conference will feature speakers from insurance carriers making strides in innovation and insurtech startups that have shook up the industry. The event cover two themes and host a startup and growth stage insurtech competition.

The AM Sessions will cover the transforming buying experience. Speakers will discuss how demographics, automated underwriting, and the gig economy are changing the products being sold and how they are sold.

The PM Sessions will cover the strategics and techniques carriers and brokers are using to scale organizational change. Speakers will discuss how core systems innovations, emerging technologies, and the regulatory environment are shaping internal change.

Last, the conference will host the largest insurtech competition. Startups will compete for over $300,000 in prizes. The AM sessions will feature a Seed Stage Pitch competition. Top startups from a pool of over 100 startups will compete and pitch in front of investors. The PM sessions will feature a Scale Stage Demo competition. Top startups will demo their products and how they helped insurance organizations to date.

Join the Waiting List

Every InsurTech NY has sold out. We are asking those interested in the conference to reserve their spot on the waiting list, if you want to reserve a spot before it sells out.

If you join the waiting list, you will get:

  • Discount on tickets
  • Access to webinars with the speakers before the event
  • Regular updates about the event

Note there is no obligation to purchase a ticket if you join the waiting list.

Agenda Overview

AM Session: Transforming the Buying Experience

  • 08:00 AM Breakfast & Networking
  • 08:30 AM Welcome & Introductions
  • 08:40 AM Keynote: Driving Transformation with InsurTech
  • 09:00 AM Panel: Selling Insurance to the Millennial Consumer
  • 09:30 AM Panel: The Race to 10 Mins to Quote and Bind
  • 10:00 AM Break and Networking
  • 10:30 AM Panel: New Business Models for the Gig Economy
  • 11:00 AM Seed Stage Pitch Competition
  • 12:00 PM Lunch

PM Session: Scaling Organizational Change

  • 01:00 PM Panel: Replacing Core Systems Mid-flight
  • 01:30 PM Panel:Emerging Technologies: AI, Analytics, & RPA
  • 02:00 PM TED Talk: Talk 1,2,3 – Topics TBD
  • 02:25 PM Break and Networking
  • 02:55 PM Panel: InsurTech Legal & Regulatory Environment
  • 03:25 PM Growth Stage Demo Competition
  • 04:25 PM TED Talk: Talk 4,5,6 – Topics TBD
  • 04:50 PM Break and Networking
  • 05:05 PM Panel: Negotiation terms – CVC & InsurTech Debate
  • 05:35 PM InsurTech Pitch Competition Awards
  • 05:50 PM Cocktail Reception
  • 06:30 PM Close


We are bringing together an expert line up of insurance carrier leaders, insurtech founders, and solution provider leaders. This page will be continuously updated with new speakers. Stay tuned.

Agenda Details

AM Session: Transforming the Buying Experience

8:40 am – Keynote: Driving Transformation with InsurTech

Learn how insurers are increasing the speed of their transformation with InsurTech partnerships.

9:00 am – Selling Insurance to the Millennial Consumer

Discover how the largest generation wants to buy insurance. See what brokers and InsurTechs are doing to target millennials.

9:30 am – The Race to 10 Mins to Quote and Bind

Automated underwriting can be the single best differentiator to win new personal lines and small commercial business. Find out how you can do it.

`10:30 am – New Business Models for the Gig Economy

More than 1/3 of the workforce participates in the Gig Economy. Learn how to create products to gig worker’s needs.

11:00 am – Seed Stage Pitch Competition

Watch the top selected seed stage startups pitch

PM Session: Scaling Organizational Change

1:00 pm – Replacing Core Systems Mid-flight

Most carrier core systems were build more than a decade ago. They are not adapted for IoT, APIs, or microservices. Learn how to balance the upgrade.

1:30 pm – Emerging Technologies: AI, Blockchain, & RPA

Leading innovators discuss how emerging technologies will be able great exponential growth and breakthrough long time industry challenges.

2:55 pm – InsurTech Legal & Regulatory Environment

Panel discussion between regulators and insurer counsel on the major challenges in the regulatory environment for insurers and InsurTech

3:25 pm – Growth Stage Demo Competition

Watch demos by top selected growth stage startups

5:05 pm – Negotiation terms: CVC & InsurTech Debate

Finding fair terms is a difficult exercise in an inflated market. Discover how CVCs and InsurTechs are finding a balance

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About InsurTechNY

InsurTechNY’s mission is to bring together carriers, brokers, startups, and investors to help accelerate digital transformation of the Insurance industry in greater New York region. We do this by facilitating new relationships and sharing insights from influencers within the industry through hosting 6 educational and networking events a year (est. every 2 months). Please visit our website, for more details.

Last InsurTech NY event

Our last InsurTechNY event was on October 22, and we hosted close to 100 people for a sold out event on Customer Engagement and Future of Distribution. Influencers from Carriers/Brokers such as AXA, AIG, Swiss Re, All Risks and InsurTech startups such as Slice, Optimity, and Wenalyze and investors from ManchesterStory, Overlook Rock, and IA Capital attended the event from the greater NY region and beyond.

Video and pictures from the event below:

Video: Panel on Youtube

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