Utica College News

UC to Host I Day for Insurance Professionals

Sponsored by Local CPCU Chapter and UC's RMI Program

Written by: Kelsey Carlo '18, PR Intern

     The 2017 Utica I Day presented by The Utica CPCU Chapter and Utica College Risk Management and Insurance Programs will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 11.

     Taking place at UC’s Carbone Family Auditorium located inside the Economic Crime, Justice Studies, and Cybersecurity building, I Day will begin at 9 a.m. and last until approximately 1:15 p.m. Registration for the event will begin at 8:30 a.m.

     I Day will consist of an agents’ panel, keynote address, student panel, and a presentation of UC’s MBA program. This year’s keynote speaker is Charlie Kingdollar, senior emerging risk analyst for General Reinsurance Corporation (GenRe). He will be talking about emerging issues in the insurance industry.

     Kingdollar is a vice president and the leading expert in GenRe’s emerging exposures unit contained in the Global Property/Casualty (P&C) Division of General Reinsurance. In his 37 years with GenRe, he is responsible for identifying, analyzing, and tracking developments that create new or changing exposures, and assessing their potential impact on the P&C insurance industry. He reports these legal, scientific, and societal developments in a variety of GenRe publications and on social media.

     The agents’ panel will consist of John C. Parsons, executive vice president of Parsons & Associates Inc. and president of PIA of New York; Kristin H. Martin, chief operating officer and executive vice president of Utica National Insurance Group; and Stephen R. Zogby, executive vice president of Scalzo, Zogby and Wittig Inc. The panel will be moderated by James Lombardo, chief operating manager of AmeriCU Services, LLC.

     Steve DiMeo, president of Mohawk Valley EDGE, will discuss economic development and the insurance industry. There will also be a student panel on “When Air-supported Structures Fall: The Collapse of the Hut,” by risk management and insurance seniors Christopher Halsey and Cory Simic.
     For more information about Utica I day, contact Stephanie Nesbitt, director of RMI and MBA programs, at (315) 792-5292 or srnesbit@utica.edu.

About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls more than 5,000 students in 38 undergraduate majors, 31 minors, 21 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.

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