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VIAA 2023 Annual Convention

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VIAA 2023 Annual Convention

Schedule & Agenda

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Time Event Location/Meeting Space Sponsored by

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Welcome Reception (Exhibit Hall)TBD

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hospitality Suites at Hotel
TBD


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Time Event Location/Meeting Space Sponsored by

8:00-9:00 am
Attendee Registration & Breakfast

TBD

9:00-10:00 am
Case Studies in Coverage 
Instructor:  Pietro Lynn, Esq.
1 Credit Hours

TBD

10:00-10:50 am
Understanding Home-Based Business and Short-term Rental Exposures
The “gig” economy has made it easy and cost-effective for individuals to make additional income via home-based businesses. Mobile applications has created market opportunities to sell items, provide services, and even rent out under-utilized space in one’s home. This one-hour seminar will address the topic of home-based businesses and short-term rentals as well as the risks and coverage implications that come with them.


Instructor: 
Tyler Sweisford, CPCU from Vermont Mutual
1 Credit Hours
TBD


Vermont Mutual
11:10-12:00 pm

Special Presentation by National Crime Bureau
Instructor: National Crime Bureau
1 Credit Hours

TBD

12:00-1:15 pm
Lunch, Announcements. Mike Mcbride & Exhibitor Showcase



1:20-2:10 pm

Introduction to the Modern Flood Insurance Marketplace: Key Coverage Considerations in the Public and Private Market
This course offers an overview of the current flood insurance marketplace in the U.S., covering both the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and private insurers. It delves into flood zones, varying definitions of flooding, and available coverages, and features a case study on losses from a major flood event in Vermont in July 2023.


Instructor:  Diana Duke, AINS from NEEE
1 Credit Hours

TBD
New England Excess Exchange (NEEE)
2:20-3:10 pm

Cyber Threats, Loss Prevention, and Claims
Explore a company’s obligations and liabilities that may result from a compromise of personally identifiable information. Learn about exposures a company faces in storing and maintaining personal information including potential costs, the legal and regulatory environment that may apply, explore risk analysis perspectives and risk management ideas, and discuss how insurance may or may not apply to data compromise or other internet-related exposures.

Instructors:Danielle Schiller and Nelda Cronin, Travelers
1 Credit Hours

TBD
Travelers

3:20- 4:10 pm


AI in the Insurance Agency
Get ready to ride the wave of excitement as we delve into the fascinating world of AI in the insurance industry! AI has been causing a stir across various sectors, and guess what? Insurance agents are next in line to reap its remarkable benefits. We will embark on an exhilarating journey through AI technology, with a special focus on the powerful tool known as ChatGPT. Buckle up as we take a deep dive into how ChatGPT can supercharge your capabilities as an insurance professional. Get ready to unlock the secrets of AI and revolutionize your approach to insurance like never before! This isn't just another run-of-the-mill class; it's your ticket to staying ahead of the curve in the dynamic world of insurance.

Instructor: Don Champine
1 Credit Hours
TBD

4:15-5:15 pm

Exhibitor Reception | Prizes @ Hula

TBD

5:15 5:30 pm

Trolley Transportation to Hula

Hotel Lobby

5:30-6:30 pm

Cocktail Reception

Hula

6:30-9:00 pm

Island-themed party including Dinner, Drinks, 802 Reptiles, Henna tattoos, Photobooth, Reggae music & and Island theme games.

Hula


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Time Event Location/Meeting Space Sponsored by

8:30-9:30 am
Grab & Go Breakfast
Don't leave without breakfast! Swing by the registration desk to grab breakfast on the run.
TBD