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2022 Annual Spring Conference: Attendee Registration

  • March 09, 2022
  • 4:30 PM
  • March 10, 2022
  • 3:30 PM
  • Toftrees Golf Resort


  • Platinum sponsors receive 1 complimentary registration. Email lsharp@pamic.org for your coupon code.

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annual Spring Conference

March 9-10, 2022
Toftrees Golf Resort
1 Country Club Ln, State College, PA 16803

4 CE Credits

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Please note, this is a live event with a virtual option. If you opt to register as a virtual attendee, you will receive the link after you register. 

Event Details

4 CE Credits

The Annual Spring Conference provides education on the insurance industry’s most pressing issues. This year, PAMIC’s program focuses on hot topics in the industry such as fighting cybercrime, returning to the workplace, coverage gap solutions, and workplace violence/crisis management. The event includes a networking reception on the evening of March 9th, 2022.

Attendees for the Annual Spring Conference:

Attendance in the past has varied from 100-130 key decision makers. 

View 2019 Attendee List 

View 2020 Attendee List

Agenda Details:

Wednesday, March 9th

4:30- 6:00pm: Networking Reception

Thursday, March 10th

7:30 - 8:30am: PAMIC PAC Breakfast

*separate registration required (Register here)

7:30 - 8:30am: Breakfast and Registration

8:30 - 8:45am: Welcome Remarks

Tim Foy, Beazley Product Solutions, Chairman, PAMIC Education Committee

8:45 - 9:45am: The Future of the Workplace

This session will take an in-depth look at how companies are approaching remote work and a return to the workplace in a post-pandemic modern world. Employee retention, talent recruitment, and creating a safe working environment will be examined, as well as the methods, technology, and mindset of continuing a hybrid or fully-remote work style versus a return to the office.

9:45 - 10:45am: Homeland Security Perspectives for Building Security Capacity, Capability and Resilience

Franco Cappa, CISSP, Chief of Cybersecurity, Region 3, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

This presentation provides information about Federal services and resources available to critical infrastructure operators. Furthermore, it provides practical recommendations for dealing with ransomware and contemporary cyber threats.

10:45 - 11:00am: Mid Morning Break

11:00 -  12:00am: Growing Commercial Lines - Opportunities to Expand in a Profitable Marketplace

Moderated by Kevin Finn, President/CEO Mutual Capital Analytics

Panelists: Kathy Brennan - Berkley Re Solutions, Chris Ehresman - HSB, Bala Kumar - Jarus Technologies, Terri Schmeck - Lititz Mutual

Many Mutuals are looking to grow their companies by expanding in Commercial lines.  There are many different ways carriers are looking to do this - expanding product offerings, leveraging technology and engaging new independent agents.  This panel of experts will share some of the challenges and opportunities that Mutuals have to successfully grow in this very attractive marketplace.

12:00 - 1:00pm: Lunch & Legislative Update from Ron Gallagher, PAMIC President

1:00 - 2:00pm: Crisis Management for Workplace Incidents in Small Businesses

Hart Brown, Qualified Risk Director 

Harry Rhulen, Founder/CEO, CrisisRisk Strategies

This session will provide attendees with information on how to discuss the workplace violence risk, the benefits of workplace violence and deadly weapons coverages, and highlight how a business recovers with crisis management support. This includes issues related to family businesses, retail environments, health care providers, restaurants, nightclubs, faith-based institutions, non-profit organizations, etc. It will also emphasize the challenges in trying to use traditional General Liability and Workers Compensation Insurance as a means of recovery from an event

2:00 - 3:00pm: Property Damage Resulting from Weather Changes

James Waller, PhD, Research Meteorologist, Guy Carpenter

Ed Boyanoski, U.S. Underwriting Strategy Lead, Munich Re

The change of recent weather trends has impacted the insurance industry for property losses. Even in the Mid-Atlantic area, where most PAMIC members are domiciled, various storms have affected both commercial lines and personal lines books of business.  This presentation addressing the property losses and weather causes will bring insight into the rapidly changing environment.

Need a Room?

Toftrees Room Block
  • Rooms available for the evening of Wednesday, March 9th
  • Rate: $89.00 plus tax
  • The discounted rate will expire on February 24th, 2022
  • Please call Toftrees Reservations at 1-814-234-8000 and reference the PAMIC Spring Conference to reserve your room
  • Check in time is 4:00pm, check out time is 11:00am
Nearby Hotels:
  • Holiday Inn 1-814-8671800
  • Hampton Inn 1 814-231-1899
  • Marriott Spring Suites (1-814-867-1807)




Contact our Director of Events and Education, Becky Ferris at rferris@pamic.org or call 717-303-0197.

Cancellation Policy

If written notice of a cancellation is given on or before February 26th, a full refund will be issued. If given notice after this period, a refund will be issued with a $50 administrative fee deducted. 

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