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2023 Leadership Symposium: Attendee Registration

  • June 21, 2023
  • 8:00 AM
  • June 22, 2023
  • 2:00 PM
  • Omni Bedford Springs Resort, 2138 US-220 BUS, Bedford, PA 15522


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

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Leadership SYMPOSIUM

Education for Executives, Managers, Board Members
and other leadership - including future leaders.
June 21-22, 2023
Omni Bedford Springs Resort, 2138 US-220 BUS, Bedford, PA 15522

This summertime event focuses on strategic issues affecting the insurance industry. Join us for a round of golf and excellent board and executive education. 

Agenda Highlights: 

June 21st: Golf Outing & Evening Networking Reception
June 22nd: Breakfast, Education & Lunch

Leadership Symposium Agenda

June 21, 2023

1:00-5:00 pm:  Golf
6:00-7:30 pm:  Evening Reception

June 22, 2023

8:00 - 8:45 am: Registration & Breakfast

8:45 - 9:00 am: Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00 - 10:00 am:  AM Best:  Ingredients of Successful Innovation - Stefan Holtzberger, Chief Rating Officer

Please join Stefan Holzberger, AM Best’s Chief Rating Officer, as he provides an overview of the current insure-tech landscape.  Topics covered will include the challenging macroeconomic and insurance market dynamics, and the headwinds associated with raising venture capital and sourcing liquidity in the current environment.  Against this backdrop, AM Best will highlight the ingredients of successful innovation using Best’s proprietary innovation benchmarking statistics.

10:00 - 11:00 am:  To Infinity & Beyond - an overview of the dynamic market conditions and changing view of risk impacting the reinsurance sector

Rick Hartmann, SVP and Treaty Broker for Guy Carpenter’s Regional Mutual Company segment will highlight the current trends and market dynamics driving the reinsurance sector, including how the changing nature of risk and emerging risks are likely to impact P&C regional carriers.

11:00 -11:15 am: Break w/refreshments

11:15 - 12:15 pm:    Survey Results and insights from the 2022 PAMIC Members Insurance Investment Survey - Kevin Seabury, Opus Investments

Learn how your peers in the industry are navigating the current investment environment during this discussion, which shares the results and insights from the 2023 PAMIC Member Insurance Investment Survey, conducted by Opus Investment Management.  You’ll hear thoughts on the survey results, along with additional key financial metrics tailored to PAMIC members.  Engage with us and ask the investment questions you want to ask throughout this informative presentation!

12:15-1:15 pm:  Traits of Successful Executive and Leadership Development ProgramsBert Wendeln, President, The Carlisle Group; Jeff Pratt, President, Miller Mutual; Melanie Holscher, Southwest Training; 

Hear from experts and peer on the various size and scope of leadership programs and what they believe makes a successful program. What is the Difference Between Coaching and Training?  What is the ROI from the point of view of the trainer or employee? They will discuss the newest ways to foster an entrepreneurial spirit while developing emotional intelligence based on individual needs and outcomes. What does a tailored program look like and is it based on the culture of the organization? Who is the focus - C-Suite to new employee? How can it be used as a tool for retention and succession planning?

1:15 - 2 pm:  Lunch & Departure


Room Night: June 20&21, 2023
Room Block Closes: June 1, 2023
(discounted rate will not be available after this date)

Rate at $229 per night plus tax

Reservation Link: Click here


Call 877-409-6664 and ask for the room block for Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors



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

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Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $50 administrative fee will be given if a written cancellation notice is received on or before Monday June19th, 2023.After this date, no refunds will be issued. Contact Becky Ferris at becky@pamic.org for more information. 

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