Agenda

NEWNEW: Breakout sessions with industry leaders from Salesforce and Microsoft on the critical role SaaS plays for future-ready insurers – and the tools you can use today to differentiate yourself from your competitors.

Sunday, March 31st

11:00am–7:00pmRegistration Open
12:00pm–1:00pmUser Group Lunch
1:00pm–5:00pm Functional User Group Sessions (Customers Only)

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6:00pm–7:00pmLaunchpad Opens
7:00pm–10:00pmWelcome Reception

Monday, April 1st

7:00am–8:15amBreakfast
8:15am–9:00amKeynote Welcome
Michael Jackowski, Chief Executive Officer, Duck Creek Technologies
9:00am–9:45amAXIS Insurance: A Blueprint for Transformation
Darryl Catts, CIO, Insurance IT, AXIS Insurance
9:45am–10:15amLaunchpad Networking Break
10:15am–10:45amUnderstanding the Pace of Change in P&C
Mike Fitzgerald, Senior Analyst, Celent
10:45am–11:30amProduct Strategy and Vision
Andy Dey, Chief Product and Technology Officer, Duck Creek Technologies
11:30am–12:00pmIndustry Keynote – “Reimagining Insurance in a Digital World”
Tracey Berg, President & Dennis Dix, COO, Cerity
12:00pm–1:00pmLunch
1:00pm–5:30pmBreakout Sessions

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5:00pm–6:00pmLaunchpad Networking Reception
5:00pm–6:00pmWomen’s Innovation Networking Event (W.I.N.E.) – True transformation begins with leadership and strategies that can create a culture of empowerment and engagement.
Join Amandah Greiling, Senior Vice President and Head of Underwriting Support and Service at Zurich North America, Joyce Harkness, Group Chief Information Officer, Avant Mutual, and other inspiring change agents for a one-hour networking and wine tasting reception.
7:00pm–10:00pmCocktails and Dinner
Sponsored by NIIT TechnologiesNIIT

Tuesday, April 2nd

7:30am–8:30amBreakfast
8:30am–8:50amThe accelerating innovation of Hyperscale Data Centers
Rick Bakken, Microsoft’s Data Center Evangelist treats Formation attendees to a virtual tour of their Hyperscale Global Infrastructure – and how data center solutions are now at the forefront of digital infrastructure, enabling IT innovation.
8:50am–9:30amPost Office Management Services (UK)
“Building Today for the Customer of Tomorrow”

Michelle Downs, Post Office Management Services (UK)
9:30am–10:30amKeynote Address: Leadership Under Extreme Adversity, On and Off the Planet
Scott Parazynski
10:30am–11:00amLaunchpad Networking Break
11:00am–11:45amInnovation Panel 
Karen Furtado, Strategy Meets Action
Kardiner Cadet, Starstone
Isa Terzi, BHSI
Alex Williams, ESIS
Jamie Bisker, Salesforce
11:45am–12:15pmTHREE by Berkshire Hathaway – Nimble. Digital. Built from the ground up. Come learn how THREE reinvented small business insurance. In partnership with Accenture, powered by Duck Creek OnDemand.
Adam Edelstein, THREE
Martina Conlon, Novarica
12:15pm–12:30pmClosing Remarks
Michael Jackowski, Chief Executive Officer, Duck Creek Technologies
12:30pm–1:00pmGrab-and-go lunch
1:00pm–5:30pmCustomer Advisory Board Meeting (Invitation only)
1:00pm–4:30pmDuck Creek University

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