AIMU Marine Insurance Issues Seminar

Tuesday 07 May 2019      

Shifting Market, Shifting Tides - A New Marine Insurance Landscape is Emerging

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, 1 Bowling Green, New York NY 10004

Time: 8:30AM – 5:15PM • Cocktail reception: 5:30-6:30PM

Registration Fee:  $250 (member) / $500 (nonmember) (includes breakfast, presentations, lunch and cocktail hour)

Cocktail Hour: $125  (from 5:30 to 6:30)

Continuing Education Credits: 
NAMS: 8 Credits
SAMS: 8 Credits

State Insurance Departments:
Pending approval for 8 CE credits in NY, PA, TX, NJ, FL and CT.



Sean Dalton (Chair)  Munich Re America
Kaity Sansone (Vice Chair)  Gen Re
Rob Ryan (Vice Chair) Navigators
Daniel Clancy Chubb
Andrew D'Alessio AXA XL
Deirdre Donovan Munich Re America
Tim Drucker Travelers
Matt Elias Zurich
Maggie Jacobsen Aon
Taylor Magrath Starr Marine
Dennis Smith Guy Carpenter


8:00 am Registration & Breakfast   
8:30 am Welcome and Opening Remarks Michael McKenna, Chairman, AIMU
John Miklus
, President, AIMU
Sean Dalton, Munich Re America

 9:00am - 9:45am Overview of US P&C and Marine Market
Include Macro Topics such as Geo Political, Trade wars, Brexit, and more.

Jim Lynch, Insurance Information Institute
 9:45am - 11:00am Lloyds US Underwriter and Broker Panel Discussion
Focus on market changes and impact of Lloyd's "Closing the Gap"
Mark Engel, ProSight Specialty Insurance 
Lincoln Purdy, Starr Marine
Joe Sheridan, Frenkel & Company
Mike Nukk, Liberty Insurance
James Fogarty, Aon Reinsurance Solutions
11:00am - 11:15am Break  
11:15am - 12:00pm Weather/NAT CAT
NAT CAT and Climate Change / Cat Modelling Tool Updates. To be followed by Q&A.

Darin Figurskey, NOAA's National Weather Services
Peter Ulrich, RMS

12:00am - 1:00pm Lunch Buffet style lunch is served in foyer
1:00pm - 2:20pm Mega Ship Challenges
Individual presentations highlight the recent casualties and challenges posed including vessel fire (hazmats and mis declared cargo), containers overboard, grounding, wreck removal  and more. To be followed by a brief Q&A.

Ian Lennard, National Cargo Bureau 
Joe Hughes, American Club
Anthony Smith, WK Webster
Murat Koksel, Hamburg Sud

2:20pm - 3:00pm Emerging Issues: Marijuana/Opioid Crisis Chief Administrative Law Judge Honorable Walter J. Brudzinski
Harold Watson, Chaffe McCall LLP
3:00pm - 3:15pm Break

3:15pm - 4:00pm Hurricane Plans
Individual presentations highlight effective Hurricane Plans for Yacht (haulouts, mangrove mooring, hurricane proof storage facilities), Cargo, and Shipyards. Will provide discussion on effectivness and ramifications if hurricane plans are not executed upon. To be followed by Q&A.

Claudio Crivici, Castlerock Risk Services, LLC
Kyle Antonini, Martin Ottoway van Hemmen & Dolan, Inc.

 4:00pm - 5:15pm Marine Leadership Panel

Karen Griswold, Chubb
Jamie Nawojchik, Zurich North America
Tony Plutino, Navigators
Patrick  O’Neill, Aon Risk Solutions
Liz Nitollo, International Marine Underwriters
Tony Cowie, Swiss Re America

5:15pm  Closing Remarks

John Miklus, President, AIMU
5:30pm - 6:30pm Cocktail Reception Custom House, Rotunda, One Bowling Green, NYC

Hotel Recommendations ( or or
Club Quarters Hotel, Wall Street
Club Quarters Hotel, World Trade Center
Andaz Wall Street
Gild Hall, a Thompson Hote

Refund requests will be honored if received at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled start date. All refunds will be subject to a processing fee of 4%. 

Location U. S. Custom House, 1 Bowling Green, New York NY 10004
Contact Elvira Rodin at or 212-233-0550


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Thank-you to our sponsors!

Maloof & Browne LLC
Munich Re

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