AIMU Marine Insurance Day Seminar

Friday 06 October 2017, 08:00am - 03:00pm

This seminar is the collaborative effort of five marine insurance market organizations to present topics of interest and educational content.

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

LOCATION: Baruch College Vertical Campus Conference Center, Room 14-220, 14th floor, One Bernard Baruch Way (corner of 24th Street/Lexington Ave, NY, NY).   

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

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

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Cancellation Policy: Written notice required by October 4, 2017 for a refund. 4% cancellation fee will apply.

Opening remarks/Welcome - John Miklus, President, AIMU

Association of Average Adjusters Autonomous Vessels: A Future of Unmanned Vessels Imagined
Ready or not - here they come! Co-presenters to discuss real world steps to establish a base line for evaluating Autonomous Vessel Operations and indicate the most pressing problems that need to be addressed: Satellite coverage and switching satellites underway; Choke Point transits and more.
Captain Andrew Kinsey, Senior Marine Risk Consultant, Allianz Risk Consulting LLC, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Brian Eisenhower, Hill Rivkins LLP
American Marine Insurance Forum (AMIF) Marine Insurance and Hurricane Harvey and Irma
Experiences on the ground including losses and challenges for surveyors; Compare/contrast lessons from Katrina & Sandy; New lessons learned for claims and underwriting; What’s next? 
Tiina Ruhlandt Medel, President, EIMC
Marine and Insurance Claims Association (MICA)  "What the Marine World Might Look Like in 2025: Predicting the Future"
For better and worse, the emerging massive shift in technology and international affairs will bring dynamic changes. This panel will discuss a host of issues that will affect our industry in the near future including an update of the next generation of LORAN, known as E-Loran.   Discussion will include various scenarios including when vessels lose GPS connectivity, and the effect on seaworthiness and other variables.   Presenters to address how vessels will handle a computer hack or any other reason you cannot navigate with a Satnav.   
Dr. Richard Burke, ABS Professor of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, Faculty Member SUNY Maritime College - Engineering Department 
Captain David Moskoff, Professor, Head of the Marine Transportation Department, USMMA
Inland Marine Underwriters Association (IMUA) The Internet of Things (IoT) & Data Analysis for the Marine Insurance Industry
Highlights include methods of integrating predictive analytics, compliance and risk quantification to benefit the marine insurance industry; Understanding and detailing the growth potential through innovative approaches to the use of data.
David Shillingford, Pegasus Analytic Innovations
American Institute of Marine Underwriters (AIMU) Mega  Ships and the Effects on the Cargo Industry 
This topic will illustrate a progressive timeline that focuses on the early origins of containership design and operations, highlighted by key advancements to the current day. We will also discuss the impact of containerships upon key stakeholders (shippers, ports and insurers), citing research that depicts the positive and negative factors influencing infrastructure, trade lanes and accumulation risks. The presentation will conclude with a summary outlook and open forum discussion amongst the panel and audience to share thoughts and perspectives as the industry moves forward. 
Timothy Kennedy, Assistant Vice President, Loss Control Manager - Eastern Zone 
Starr Marine, A Division of Starr Indemnity & Liability Company
Richard W. Lawson, Senior Marine Risk Consultant, Allianz Risk Consultants (ARC), Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty
Scott K. Parry, Senior Marine Risk Consultant, Allianz Risk Consultants (ARC), Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty



Location Baruch College, New York
Contact Eileen Monreale at 212-233-0550 or


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