Marine Insurance Day Seminar

Friday 05 October 2018, 08:00am - 03:00pm

This is an annual educational seminar representing five marine insurance industry organizations including American Institute of Marine Underwriters, Inland Marine Underwriters Association, American Marine Insurance Forum (AMIF), Association of Average Adjusters of the US and Canada and Marine and Insurance Claims Association (MICA). The seminar attended by industry professionals continually receives outstanding feedback.

Continental breakfast and CE Credit Sign in: 8:00 - 8:45am. Sessions begin at 8:45am.

Baruch College William & Anita Newman Conference Center 
151 East 25th Street, 7th floor 
New York, NY 10010

REGISTRATION FEE: $140 members/$280 non-members. Fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, CE credits and materials.

CE CREDITS: Pending approvals for 5 CE credits in NJ, CT. Approved in  NY, TX, PA. 5 NAMS and SAMS credits

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Cancellation Policy: Written notice required by October 3, 2018 for a refund. 4% cancellation fee will apply. 

Opening remarks/Welcome - John Miklus, President, AIMU

American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU) IMO 2020 and Implications to the Marine Insurance Industry
The impact of new rules coming into force January 1, 2020 to dramatically reduce marine fuel sulfur in ship exhaust gas. This new regime will significantly affect the Energy and Shipping Industries and will certainly impact many facets of our business. Understand the rules, compliance and impact on ocean marine insurance underwriting and claims.
Stefanos Kazantzis , Senior Shipping & Finance Advisor at McQuilling Partners, Inc.
Stefanos Kazantzis

John Hillin, Chief - Safety & Security Division, US Coast Guard
John Hillin

Moderated by Richard Roenbeck, SVP, Nausch, Hogan & Murray, Inc.
Richard Roenbeck
Marine and Insurance Claims Association (MICA) Integration of Loss Prevention in Claims
Integration of Claims and Loss Control offers opportunities and challenges to working together for improved underwriting results and enhanced customer relationships. Experienced panelists and moderator to offer insights into opportunities including loss analysis, claims management, risk selection, underwriting support and client relation support.  The benefits is to improving broker and client relations and the bottom line.

Nancy Zachariades, AVP, Marine Technical Director - North America, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty®
Nancy Zachariades

Timothy Kennedy, AVP,  Loss Control Manager, Starr Marine Agency
Tim Kennedy

Moderated by Steven Weiss, SVP, Chief Underwriting Officer, Roanoke Insurance Group
Steve Weiss

American Marine Insurance Forum (AMIF) RiskBlock Alliance 
The Institutes: RiskBlock Alliance. Presenter to discuss The Institutes’ RiskBlock Alliance, a blockchain consortium for the risk management and insurance industry, has announced EY as the primary service provider for blockchain-specific cybersecurity and risk management guidance.

Patrick Schmid, PhD, VP, The Institutes: RiskBlock Alliance
Patrick Schmid
Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA) Data and analytics Changing the Marine Industry
Session to address how data and analytics technology is changing the marine industry and offers opportunity for marine insurers. 

David Shillingford, Founder, Pegasus Analytic Innovations
David Shillingford
Association of Average Adjusters NCB: What’s Onboard?
National Cargo Bureau will discuss the initiative to inspect containers carrying imports to US to determine the extent of improperly declared or stowed cargo for members of the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS).

Ian Lennard, President, National Cargo Bureau
Ian Lennard


Location Baruch College in New York City
Contact Elvira Rodin at or 212-233-0550
Question regarding CE credits, contact Eileen Monreale at