Next Generation Programs

These programs are open to all NAPSLO members and are organized by NAPSLO's Next Generation at the NAPSLO Annual Convention. You may register for the Surplus Lines, Issues & Dynamics, Leading with Certainty in Uncertain Times, and the Executive Panel during the Convention registration process. You may also register online here for these events with your Annual Convention registration confirmation number. 

Sunday, September 10

3:30 - 5:00 p.m.           International Market Dynamics in the U.S. Surplus Lines Industry
Organized by NAPSLO's Next Generation (open to all members)
    Presented by: TBD
    Location TBD
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.   Networking Reception
    Location TBD

Join NAPSLO’s Next Generation for a dialogue with NAPSLO members from outside the U.S., including the London, Bermuda and European markets. These professionals and their U.S.-based colleagues will provide attendees with an idea of how these international markets function and how they work with the U.S. specialty insurance industry to cover today’s tough risks.

Monday, September 11

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.         Leadership Workshop
"Benefits of the Wholesale Distribution System: A Conversation on the Conning Report"
Organized by NAPSLO's Next Generation (open to all members)

Hank Haldeman, The Sullivan Group
Dave Leonard, RSUI Group 
    Location TBD

Join us for a conversation with NAPSLO leaders regarding the recently released Conning analysis. This study of costs and benefits of the wholesale distribution system will be informative for anyone active in the wholesale space. A brief presentation on the Conning, Inc. findings will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

Tuesday, September 12

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.          Executive Panel 


Richard Schmitzer, James River Insurance
Brenda (Ballard) Austenfeld,
RT Specialty
Nick Abraham,
Kristen Skender,
USG Insurance Services
    Location TBD

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.    NAPSLO's Next Generation Reception
Location TBD

Join us for a panel discussion with a cross-section of industry leaders. Panelists will discuss the future of the surplus lines marketplace, the challenges and opportunities E&S professionals may encounter during the next five years and anecdotes from their own experiences as leaders and professionals. Afterwards, join the Next Generation Leadership Council and panelists for a reception to further explore themes touched on during the panel discussion.

Learn more about NAPSLO's Next Generation here