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10:00 – 10:10 AM: Opening Comments


10:10 – 11:00 AM: Day 1 Keynote: Core Factors Impacting Business

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Join Dave North, Executive Chairman, Sedgwick as he hosts a fireside chat with Stephen Friedman, Chairman, Stone Point Capital. Steve is a seasoned veteran of the private equity and financial services industries. Prior to Stone Point, Steve served in the George W. Bush administration as economic advisor and was Co-Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs & Co. Steve will share his business observations, thoughts around culture in business and leadership priorities. Hear Steve’s insights on how these factors impact success in risk management. Both experts have significant experience in insurance and workers’ compensation, and together they will provide relevant insights into the state of the industry.


11:00 AM: Break

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM: State of the Insurance Marketplace

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The insurance marketplace has been changing rapidly, with the economy having a significant impact on both carriers and businesses. In this session, a panel of executives from brokers and carriers will discuss the state of the commercial insurance marketplace across multiple lines of coverage and their outlook for the future. This discussion will include the implications to both large employers, public entities and the middle market.



12:00 PM: Break

12:10 – 1:00 PM: Curve Ahead: Navigating the Future of Risk Management

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The pandemic and the economy are presenting a variety of challenges for risk management teams across the nation. In this session, a panel of risk management professionals will discuss the array of issues they face, including difficulties they have experienced in the insurance marketplace, emerging risks and the challenges associated with changing business operations.



1:00 PM: Break

1:10 – 2:00 PM: The Bigger Picture of COVID-19 Claims Data

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Earlier this year, this session was our most attended Out Front Ideas webinar to date. Now, our panelists return to provide the most comprehensive and current COVID-19 claims data that you will find from any industry source. What are the current trends? How are claims developing? What was the real impact of COVID-19 on workers’ compensation? Learn answers to all these questions and more.




View session details and recordings from September 22 here.