Advocis Toronto Breakfast - In Depth Underwriting
Underwriting remains a cornerstone of the life insurance process. Join us for a look at how the process of predicting mortality continues to change as well as a look at the hot topics and tips for how to fine tune your practice from a risk selection standpoint.
Dr. Bruce Empringham is a family doctor with 27 years experience in the insurance business, working with Great West Life, London Life and Canada Life and responsible now for medical claims and underwriting for CI, DI and life coverage.
He’ll be speaking about some of the new and exciting events going on in the insurance space, including marijuana, our handling of transgender individuals, our great record in claims with physician assisted dying and all of the new talk about data and the importance of the application.
We’ll also talk about the handling of claims in the industry and have time for questions and discussion of underwriting of some common conditions.
Romeo Vitagliano started in the life insurance agent in nearly 40 years, moved to understand and has held increasingly senior underwriting positions throughout his career. He is currently Vice-President, Advanced Underwriting for PPI, where he and his team focus on high-net worth business employing a number of strategic underwriting initiatives working closely with advisors, carriers and reinsurers.
7:30 AM – Registration and Breakfast
8:00 AM - Welcome
8:15 AM – Romeo Vitagliano
9:15 AM – Dr. Bruce Empringham
10:30 AM - Closing Remarks and Adjournment