Upcoming Speaking Events

  • Feb. 26, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – Feb. 27, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
    Beanfield Centre, 100 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3, Canada
    We are entering a new insurance order. And the 2019 Insurance-Canada.ca Technology Conference is preparing a showcase of the future combined with a map to its realization. Join us to understand the evolution of the new insurance ecosystem and to share your vision for its realization.
  • Fri., Feb. 01
    Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility
    Feb. 01, 2019, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility, 2700 Audley Rd, Ajax, ON L1Z 1T7, Canada
    Convocation is a special time to honour the hard work and dedication of the Insurance Institute’s newest graduates of the Fellow, Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP) and Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) programs.
  • Mon., Nov. 26
    The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
    Nov. 26, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, 181 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3G7, Canada
    Behind The Wheel of Disruption - What is driving your consumer?
  • Wed., Nov. 07
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
    Nov. 07, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9, Canada
    I will be hosting a startup pitch competition with judges from Mitchell & Whale insurance brokers and Travelers Canada.
  • Wed., Oct. 10
    IPG Media Brands 10th Floor
    Oct. 10, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    IPG Media Brands 10th Floor, 10 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5J 2R8, Canada
    Leveraging the Power of AI to Innovate in FinTech.
  • Wed., Sep. 19
    Toronto Region Board of Trade
    Sep. 19, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Toronto Region Board of Trade, 77 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, ON M5X 1C1, Canada
    Frictionless Customer Experience - the Path Forward
  • Aug. 28, 2018, 7:45 a.m. – 8:45 p.m.
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9, Canada
    Risk is not passé just yet, but it is changing dramatically, and as it slowly tends toward elimination, insurance participants themselves are at risk. Don't move too slowly – or too quickly! – but change you must.
  • Thu., Aug. 23
    Ontario Mutual Insurance Association
    Aug. 23, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Ontario Mutual Insurance Association, 350 Pinebush Rd, Cambridge, ON N1T 1Z6, Canada
    What should medium-size companies/brokerages be doing in the short-term to stay current and relevant as A.I. becomes a more significant component of sales, service and claims.
  • Thu., Jul. 05
    Location is Livestream
    Jul. 05, 2018, 9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
    Location is Livestream
    More than 8 million Canadians are millennials. A tech-savvy, digitally advanced demographic, who like to do their due diligence before purchasing a product. Their buying journey is unique.
  • Fri., Jun. 15
    The Symes
    Jun. 15, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
    The Symes, 150 Symes Rd, Toronto, ON M6N 0B1, Canada
    Join your industry peers and Google’s senior product leaders at Think Data & Analytics, an exclusive ½ day event where we will share share experiences in turning marketing into a profit centre, executing changes in organizations to break down silos, as well as exploring tools and partners.
  • Mon., Jun. 11
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
    Jun. 11, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – Jun. 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9, Canada
    Drive conversion, create loyalty and maintain your competitive edge
  • Thu., May 31
    The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
    May 31, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, 181 Wellington St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3G7, Canada
    AI Today - Decoding Current Applications in Insurance & Finance
  • May 30, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    BrainStation, 460 King St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1L7, Canada
    Leveraging the Power of AI to Innovate in Insurance
  • Wed., May 16
    Location is TBD
    May 16, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Location is TBD
  • May 10, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Kanetix Ltd., 360 Adelaide St W #100, Toronto, ON M5V 1R7, Canada
    Join Google, Kanetix VP, Marketing and myself in this webinar, as we share learnings on successfully implementing end-to-end tracking and deploying machine learning technology in their digital marketing operations in order to have a significant impact on the bottom line.
  • Sun., Apr. 29
    The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun
    Apr. 29, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – May 02, 2018, 10:00 p.m.
    The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Rtno. del Rey 36, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico
    Celebrate the Travel Health Insurance Association of Canada's 20TH anniversary in Cancun, Mexico.
  • Feb. 27, 2018, 12:00 p.m. – Feb. 28, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
    Beanfield Centre, 105 Princes' Blvd, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3, Canada
    Insurance Vectors in Play: Risk, Technology, Engagement
  • Sat., Feb. 24
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    Feb. 24, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3L9, Canada
    Norris MacDonald from Wheels.ca and I discuss cars and connectivity moderated by Lorraine Sommerfield
  • Thu., Feb. 22
    Ryerson University Student Learning Cent
    Feb. 22, 2018, 3:00 p.m. – Feb. 23, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
    Ryerson University Student Learning Cent, 341 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1S1, Canada
    The World Incubation Summit 2018, is a by-invite-only international conference that brings together an exclusive and selected group of university-linked incubation programs from across the globe. This year’s edition also invites a small group of international corporates seeking opportunities.
  • Feb. 22, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    In this webinar, we will discuss the importance of innovation in the industry, who’s doing it and who’s doing it well. We will also talk about how close we really are to implementing decentralized contracts and working with robot brokers and the implications of these shifts.
  • Jan. 31, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    InsurTech is maturing, enabling and driving dramatic change in insurance in Canada. Underpinning this phenomenon, four technologies are influencing the infrastructure for the future of insurance.
  • Sun., Jan. 07
    Las Vegas
    Jan. 07, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – Jan. 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.
    Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, USA
    I will be at CES writing about all the tech announcements and its impact on the insurance and financial services industry. How consumers use technology has a massive impact on both insurtech and fintech. Find my articles on wheels.ca, huffingtonpost.ca, insblogs.com and andrewlo.ca.
  • Thu., Mar. 29
    Ajax Convention Centre
    Mar. 29, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Ajax Convention Centre, 550 Beck Crescent, Ajax, ON L1Z 1C9, Canada
    As technological advances continue to be a main focus in our industry, insurers are being driven to enhance their digital capabilities to keep up. RIBO Credits: 1 Technical Hour