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Posted by Pam Reihs ● January 3, 2020

2020 Insurance Trends: Webinars on What You Need to Know

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Updated 8/12/2020 at 2:00pm CST

What insurance technology topics can I expect in 2020?

It is an exciting time to be in the insurance industry! Want to know more about insuring a cannabis grower or how underwriting and claims use drones for handling claims? What kind of risks are there when operating an e-scooter or when renting rooms on AirBnB? Some issues are policy driven, others apply to insurance professionals at the consumer level. Popular topics have included:

  • Drones, Cannabis risks, Pet Insurance
  • Car-sharing, Ridesharing, Uber, Lyft, and TNC’s, e-Scooters (Lime, Bird, etc.)
  • Artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, Autonomous (self-driving) vehicles
  • Wearables, InsurTech, Digital home assistants
  • Travel insurance, AirBnB, Rental car insurance, Vacation rental insurance
  • Senior financial exploitation
  • Cyber awareness training, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency/Bitcoin, Virtual currency
  • SECURE Act and Retirement Plans, CARES Act
  • Annuity Suitability/Best Interest regulation changes
  • COVID-19 insurance related issues
    • Business Interruption Coverage - state's proposing legislation to mandate payment on policies with viral or pandemic exclusions
    • Event Cancellation Insurance
    • Travel Insurance
    • Workers' Compensation claims
    • Employer Liability: risks when economy re-opens
    • Surplus Lines
    • Adjusters/CAT claims issues - complying with social distancing in field work
    • Reopening businesses - learning to manage new risks
    • COVID-19 scams, fraud, and phishing email warnings
    • Remote testing for insurance licenses now available

How do I register?

Each month we explore the latest trends in the insurance and financial services industry. Registration is free, but seats are limited. See the schedule below to register:

Watch for emails about special webinars with guest speakers on key issues.


Upcoming Webinars


  • Register for August 27
    Discussion topics will include Workers' Compensation presumptive coverage orders, Work From Home coverage gaps we ALL need to be aware of in our personal homeowners policies, our own businessowners coverage, and our employer's commercial liability policies. Whose policy would cover WFH equipment damage?  The employee's homeowners or renters insurance or the employer's CGL? What about cyber risks? 

Once registered, you will receive reminder emails with links to your calendar prior to each session from the GoToTraining hosting program.

Past Webinars

May 12, 2020

COVID-19 and Senior Investors: Scams, Regulatory Responses & Best Practices

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May 13, 2020

COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims - Is There Coverage?

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May 28, 2020

Re-Opening Businesses - Risks & Exposures

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July 23, 2020

Remote testing, Annuity Best Interest update, A.D. Banker tools to make manager's work easier
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August 12, 2020

Testing Opportunities with Pearson VUE During COVID-19

Joel Norris, Senior Director of Business Development with Pearson VUE join John Meurs and Barb Gavitt to discuss the current landscape of test center availability and group testing opportunities. Joel provided an update on remote proctoring. Pearson VUE currently develops and administers insurance exams in 25 states.

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Can I get professional development credit?

Each Insurance Trends webinar qualifies for professional development certification upon request. If you are a member of the Securities and Insurance Licensing Association (SILA), it counts towards your designation CE requirement. 

Complete your Continuing Education ahead of schedule!

 

Topics: Securities, Insurance, Continuing Education, Adjuster

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