May 22-24, 2017

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Why Transformation Is A Top-to-bottom initiative

The Insurance industry is facing extensive operational challenges with a disruptive market and consumer changes leaving insurers with no choice: innovate or die.

As a result, many are undertaking a complete top-to-bottom transformation. One such U.S insurer is Liberty Mutual, who are exploring new ways to automate and operationalize to transform their processes.

We spoke to the Director of Special Projects – Process and Technology, Sidharth Grover, to find out what he and his team are looking to gain from attending the Operational Excellence in Insurance event in Hartford Connecticut this October 17-19, 2016.

OpEx in Insurance 2016 Post Show Report

The 2016 Post Show Report is here with everything you need to know about our 2016 event including: - Quick Stats from the Event - Key discussions and what was new for 2016 - An overview of the Audience - And what to expect from OpEx in Insurance 2017!


Healthcare Insurance: Enhancing the consumer experience with telematics

Darren Olson is Director of Consumer Innovation, UPMC Health Plan. Under his leadership, the Consumer Innovation Department has grown significantly in both size and scope, representing expertise in human-centered design, visual design, product and service design and experience strategy.

In this PEX Network interview, Olson shares some of the ways the company is improving the current consumer experience with telematics.

Are You Ready for Digital Transformation? How Desjardins is Solidifying the Customer Service Performance Environment to Get Ready for Going Digital

Operational Excellence in Insurance speaker Benoit Gowigati VP, Performance and Operational Excellence at Desjardins General Insurance, shares his insights on creating the right environment for digital transformation at the third-largest property and casualty insurance company in Canada.

How Allstate is building a customer-centric insurance company

The PEXNetwork caught up with key speaker Allstate’s CI Methodology Lead, HowardGrunwell to get a snapshot into how the company is responding to customers’changing expectations and transforming the customer experience.  

Voice of the Customer - Is it Heard in Insurance

As customers demand more, the insurance industry has to listen or lose out. An effective voice of the customer programme (VoC) will not only create an environment got continuous improvement, but also provide a competitive advantage in an increasingly crowded market. Download this interview with Lisa Schilling VP of Healthcare Performance Improvement, Kaiser Permanente.


5 Operational Excellence / Transformative Strategies for Insurers

The insurance market has been under pressure to transform for many years now. While the competitive landscape is experiencing significant shifts and technology continues to disrupt the market, insurers also have lots of opportunities to respond, adopt change, transform their services, and become the provider their customers are looking for.

Download the report to discover the five strategies for organizations that want to succeed in the new generation of insurance services.

3 OpEx Pillars for Insurance Firms

Three thought leaders detail a key pillar of OpEx best practice each.

PILLAR 1: Creating the Right Operational Excellence Framework - John Martino (Aetna)
PILLAR 2: Communicate Change Management Enterprise-wide - Angie Kennard (Marsh)
PILLAR 3: Striking the Right Balance: Linking Strategy with Operations - Steve Jenkins (Anthem)

Sponsorship Information

Business Development Pack

Download our business development pack to see what who will you meet, what industries will be represented and where are they looking to invest in 2017.


Driving a leadership culture at all levels - 3rd Annual Operational Excellence in Insurance Summit

In this presentation Mr. Cowieson gives an impressive overview on how to drive leadership culture at all levels.

Download this video to hear about:
  • Why leadership is not common behavior across most large organizations – how to drive to a leadership culture at all
  • The attributes of a leader
  • Team as a vehicle for change
  • Common barriers to driving a change agenda – overcoming them takes energy and commitment from the top
  • Reality of project confidence and support
  • Focus on the end-to-end process – the need to understand what is going on and identify what can be improved to meaningfully impact the business

Additional Event Information

Who's attending in 2016 so far?

Download our up-to-date attendee list to see who's attending from the industry and who you can meet at the event