WSIA University

August 16-19, 2021 • Facilitated virtual learning
For E&S professionals at all career levels and job responsibilities to grow their industry expertise

About the Program

WSIA University offers technical training specific to the wholesale and specialty insurance industry. Course formats include case study-based, panel discussions and presentations with class interaction. Industry experts share their knowledge and experience to enhance the skills of others in the industry. Attendees choose the sessions that are of interest to them, and can select as many or few as desired. 

Read more about WSIA University in the informational program brochure.  

Who Should Attend

WSIA University is for all professionals of all career levels and job responsibilities wanting to grow their expertise in the industry. Any broker, managing general agent, underwriter, program administrator/manager, human resources professional or others in the wholesale and specialty market will benefit from this program.

Registration and Fees

  • Registration for the 2021 program will open in May 2021. Those wishing to be notified early to register for the 2021 program should click here to join the waitlist.
  • Tuition is based on the sessions selected, and ranges from $195 for a four-hour course to $110 for a two-hour course.
  • Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the participant.

Schedule of Events 

Tuesday, August 17  
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.  Registration
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. 

Opening Reception
ASLI designees will be recognized for their achievement during the reception.

Wednesday, August 18  
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - Noon   Morning Sessions
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 5:00  p.m. Afternoon Sessions 
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception

Thursday, August 19  
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - Noon  Morning Sessions
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Afternoon Sessions

Session Location

No travel is required. The program will be held virtually.

Hotel Accommodations

A hotel room block is available at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort. Click here to reserve your hotel room.

WSIA University Cancellation Policy

    • Registrants can receive a full refund, less a $50 fee for processing, if the request is made by July 3. 
    • Registrants can receive a 50% refund between July 4 and July 17.
    • No refund is offered after July 17.
    • Should you cancel within four weeks, you will have a limited time opportunity to substitute someone else at your firm as an alternative to the above refund policy. 
    • All requests must be made in writing to Denise Marshall,