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The 2023 Insurance Capital Summit focused on opportunities and risk management for generative AI in the insurance industry. The event was held on September 27 at the Bushnell in Hartford, CT, bringing a wide array of topic experts to discuss the evolving state of generative AI, its potential future roles, and how it can impact stakeholders. The summit concluded with a cocktail reception that also celebrated Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services’ 20th anniversary.

Pictured above: Susan Winkler, Executive Director of CT IFS, opens the summit.

Dan Mbanga, Director of Generative AI Solutions, Google, delivers keynote address.

Panel: Strategic Adoption & Risk, moderated by Paul Tyler, CMO, Nassau Financial Group (right).

Speakers (left to right): Dan Campany, VP Innovation, Head of IOT, The Hartford; Kannan Amaresh, Gloval Head of Insurance, Infosys; Christopher Sirota, Product Manager of Emerging Issues and Innovation, Verisk.

Panel: Human Capital vs AI, moderated by Shilpa Manaktala, Partner, PWC

Speakers (left to right): Andi Campbell, President, Wellspark; Beth Maerz, SVP, Customer, Strategy and Innovation, Travelers; Rjat Kaila, Senior VP and Chief Technology Officer, Workplace Solutions Technology, Voya.

Fireside Chat: Innovations in AI, faciliated by Susan Winkler, Executive Director, CT IFS

Speakers (left to right) Dan Mbanga, Director of Generative AI Solutions, Google, and Naveen Sharma, Global Practice Head, AIA, Cognizant.

Governor Ned Lamont provided the summit’s closing remarks and invited attendees to the cocktail reception.

The cocktail reception additionally served as a celebration for 20 years of CT IFS!

President and CEO of the MetroHartford Alliance David Griggs introduces the cocktail reception.

Mayor Luke Bronin (shown above), offered congratulations to CT IFS and attendees for helping make Hartford the insurance capital of the world. Other speakers included Susan Winkler, Executive Director, CT IFS and John Guy, EVP Commercial Banking, Webster Bank, and Chair of the MHA Board of Directors. 

A huge thank you to our many sponsors who helped make this year’s summit possible!

Learn more about CT IFS and get a deeper recap on the Insurance Capital Summit by following them on social media or visiting their website!