AGENDA & TOPICS

NEED TO KNOW: UPDATE ON MARKET REGULATIONS AND NEW REQUIREMENTS

Updates to regulations surrounding the flood insurance market have led to new requirements and coverage processes that impact you and your clients. Uncover the latest insights from key regulators and gain tools to navigate the NFIP and the expanding private flood market.

  • How have regulators responded to the massive losses following hurricanes Irma and Harvey?
  • What new processes for placing coverage through the NFIP are in place and how can pitfalls be avoided?
  • In what ways is the private market reacting to NFIP regulation to best-protect against flood risks?

FEMA FIRESIDE CHAT: Q & A WITH THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

The NFIP was created in 1968 to address the national crisis of underinsurance against flood risks. Not without its challenges, the NFIP continues to advance the cause of insuring America’s at-risk against flood perils—and now, has the opportunity to work in partnership with the private market to best serve those most vulnerable to flood losses. This Q & A session with FEMA leadership will address the NFIP’s past, its current objectives and focus for the future by asking your most pressing questions.

  • In what ways is the NFIP supporting a post-Harvey/post-Irma America with coverage options?
  • How can insurance professionals engage with the NFIP and the private market to best-cover their clients?
  • How is the NFIP under the leadership of FEMA preparing for a future of increased flood activity?

FLOOD CLAIMS CASE STUDY: EXAMINING LOSS TRENDS AND BEST-PRACTICES

With massive catastrophic flood events on the rise, complex flood claims are increasingly common—and challenging. With examples of historic storm events as the backdrop, this session will deliver insight from a leading claims expert on how to more accurately assess your clients’ coverage needs and minimize pitfalls during the claims process.

  • What claims data is available to better position clients ahead of flood damages?
  • How can insurance professionals make better coverage decisions today to prevent future loss?
  • What is the role of referrals in the claims management and flood recovery process?

LUNCH

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch & learn session

BROUGHT TO YOU BY Gridiron

AGENT INSIGHTS: TOOLS FOR ASSESSING CLIENT RISK AND PLACING COVERAGE

As flood activity continues to rise, the market is expanding to offer more coverage through both the NFIP and the private market. Unpack some of the most challenging aspects of placing coverage, from rates and flood zone mapping, to policy language and elevation certificates, in order to best-serve your clients.

  • How can agents better navigate available products to identify a best-fit for their clients’ flood needs?
  • What policy language pitfalls, like mudflow vs. mudslide exclusions, are most detrimental to flood policy holders?
  • What resources are available to support insurance professionals faced with a sea of coverage options in both the NFIP and private markets?

FLOOD RISK ASSESSMENT, HAZARD MANAGEMENT AND MODELING SOLUTIONS

Explore critical updates to flood risk assessment and modeling to better evaluate your clients’ risk and coverage needs. Discover how technological advancements make it easier to clearly communicate what coverage is required and at what rates.

  • What are the most exciting advancements in flood modeling and how are they shifting the flood insurance market?
  • How can brokers and agents use data from risk modeling to communicate flood risk to their clients?

PROVIDER PERSPECTIVES: UNDERWRITING CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE FLOOD MARKET

As the private flood market grows to meet coverage demands and the NFIP strains to address mounting losses, the Excess and Surplus market is partnering with carriers to provide more comprehensive insurance coverage. Hear from a panel of flood providers about the latest coverage innovations available to protect your clients from flood losses.

  • What coverage gaps are most critical and how can insurance professionals address them to protect against costly losses?
  • How is the Excess & Surplus market addressing current coverage needs in the flood space?
  • In what ways can providers of coverage better partner with the NFIP to best protect clients from flood perils?

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CRIS WARNER
Event Coordinator
T: +1 416 644 8740 ext. 284
E: cris.warner@keymedia.com

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