116th Annual Convention
August 6 - 8, 2023
Nemacolin | 1001 Lafayette Dr, Farmington, PA 15437
Join PAMIC for the 116th Annual Convention, this year located at Nemacolin in Farmington, PA!
As one of the largest mutual insurance events on the East Coast, this year, the PAMIC Convention includes attendees from all over Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region.
Our theme for 2023 is Mutually Connected. Join us as we explore the many ways we can connect in today's mutual landscape while you make connections with friends old and new.
Master connector, professional speaker and podcaster Lou Diamond drills down into the methods and strategies used by renowned interviewers and hosts, and shows you how to transform every conversation you have into an opportunity to connect, engage, and win in business and in life. Through action items, exercises, tools, and real-life case studies, Lou arms you with the tactics and skills you need to prepare for, maximize, and drive great conversations.
Don't forget to bring your golf clubs and join us for the annual golf outing at Nemacolin's beautiful Mystic Rock Golf Course. This historic course offers breathtaking views of the Laurel Highland while offering championship-level golf.
What does registration include?
Registration includes access to:
All educational sessions and annual state trade meetings
Entrance to Exhibit Hall
Breakfast, Lunch & Refreshment Breaks
The Welcome Reception
The Chairman's Reception, Dinner & Entertainment
The Young Professional's Mixer at The Peak (Monday, August 7th 3-4pm)
Tuesday's Farewell Reception
Separate registrations are necessary for:
Reserve Your Room
Room rates at $281 per night. Last day to reserve your room is July 14th.
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Keynote Presented by Guy Carpenter
Lou Diamond – ThriveLoud
With roots as a consultant to the insurance industry, master connector, professional speaker and podcaster Lou Diamond drills down into the methods and strategies used by renowned interviewers and hosts, and shows you how to transform every conversation you have into an opportunity to connect, engage, and win in business and in life. Through action items, exercises, tools, and real-life case studies, Lou arms you with the tactics and skills you need to prepare for, maximize, and drive great conversations. We hope you can take advantage of these learnings to set the tone and connect with your PAMIC industry peers even better than ever!
David C Gautsche, President/CEO, Goodville Insurance
John Foster, Sr Vice President, Penn National Insurance
Eric Raski, President, Millville Mutual Insurance
After some initial reflection on the mutual industry, a panel of conversant insurance executives will discuss all things mutual, covering their perspectives on the state of the industry, and getting deeper into the more significant challenges and opportunities that different-sized mutuals must address, creating a true learning experience for everyone. The conversation will close with a brief reinforcement of PAMIC's supporting role and a call to action to engage our successor generations.
Connected for Business in a Hybrid World
Nancy Casbarro, Novarica
Insurers are looking for tools to monitor productivity and keep their companies connected in a hybrid world. This session will discuss the key metrics used for insurance operations productivity and how connecting people and processes with data collection can increase confidence in the workforce and effect positive change.
The State of the Legal and Litigation Landscape
John Kennealy, Pennsylvania Lumbermans Insurance Company
Nathan Morris, US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform
Curt Schroder, PCCJRThis session digs deep and hits hard regarding the state of the legal landscape and litigation environment including eye opening cases, shock verdicts, social inflation, litigation funding, and other challenges. A super-charged panel will share national and PA insights on impactful decisions and opportunities for reform. Learn what insurers and our industry might be able to do to identify and survive the impacts on claims handling in PA.
ERM for Mutuals
Pandemics, wildfires, social inflation, ESG, and some of the worst CATs in decades. If there was ever a time for a strong ERM program, it's now. This session will present the fundamentals of a strong ERM program for today’s mutual. Discussion will include key components Such as risk assessment, monitored risks, evolving risks and how ESG can be woven into an ERM framework. Attendees are encouraged to share experiences, emerging risks, and offer practical advice to one another.
The Future of Risk Management
Pete Miller, President, The Institutes
Based on his recent podcast, The Institutes President and CEO Peter Miller discusses an emerging strategy of harnessing technology and prioritizing resiliency to combat the biggest risk challenges facing society. He will examine how traditional risk management, which relies heavily on insurance and detecting and repairing after a loss occurs, is transitioning to Prediction & Prevention to keep up with a changing risk landscape.
Contact our Director of Events and Education, Becky Ferris at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-303-0197.
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Cancellation deadline of Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023. Cancellations made before this date will receive a refund of paid registration fees minus a $75 administrative fee. Please email email@example.com with cancellation request. .