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NAMIC Personal Lines Seminar, 2016

Event Contact

Crista Hassett

Crista Hassett
Director - Meetings & Special Projects

General Information

This annual event is designed specifically for underwriting, marketing (agent relations/business development), and product development professionals from property/casualty insurance companies. It provides educational sessions focused on emerging issues, professional development topics, and industry trends. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers facing similar issues and gain insights to put to work back at the office.

We specifically develop our educational programming particularly with our members in mind. NAMIC is comprised of a diverse membership and there are a variety of events to meet your needs. This seminar is designed for personal lines underwriters and marketing executives from property/casualty insurance companies.

“Excellent conference! Very knowledgeable and engaging presenters. The topics were of great interest and relevant to current situations in the marketplace. They sparked conversation amongst my co-workers at the conference and we were able to take the topics back to our company for discussion”

-Wendy Hancock
Senior Underwriter
Germania Insurance Company

This event is Designed for:

Underwriting Managers and Executives
Mid-upper Level Personal Lines Underwriters
Personal Lines Product Development Specialists

Agency Development Managers
Personal Lines Managers
Service Providers Specializing in Personal Lines Products

Personal Lines Committee Members

Past Chairman
Charlotte Contreras
Director, Auto Underwriting Policy

Gregory Jones, CPCU
Vice President - Treaty Division
Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company

Loraine Lester, API
Personal Lines Territory Manager, NJ & NY
Preferred Mutual Insurance Company

Terry McClaskey
Division Leader, Personal Lines
Westfield Insurance Company

John Petrucci, CPCU, AAI, AU
Vice President, Sales
State Auto Group

Andrea Phillips
Assistant Vice President—Personal Lines Underwriting
Auto-Owners Insurance

Fred Schneiderman
Director Personal Lines & Underwriting Services
Rockford Mutual Insurance Company

Mark Smith, CPCU, ARM, AIM
AVP - Reinsurance
Mutual Boiler Re

Staff Liaison
Crista Hassett, CMP
Director — Meetings & Special Projects

Staff Resource
Kristen Spriggs
Vice President — Member Development

Seminar Registration Fees

Registration information will be available soon.

First Time Attendees

We want to know if this is your first time to participate in the NAMIC Personal Lines Seminar. We would like to get to know you and provide you with some valuable networking opportunities. Don't be shy, please indicate on your registration form if you are a first time attendee. We are excited to meet you!

Registration Confirmation

You will receive a detailed e-mail confirmation upon successful completion of the registration process for this event; please make sure to enter a valid e-mail address on the registration form. If you have any questions regarding your registration, please e-mail or call (800) 336-2642.


In accordance with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we invite all registrants to advise us of any disability and any requests for accommodation to that disability. Please submit your request as far in advance of the program as possible.

What to Wear

The suggested attire for this meeting is business casual.


If you have any questions regarding your registration, e-mail or call (800) 336-2642 ext. 1061. If you have any questions regarding the seminar, e-mail or call (800) 336-2642 ext. 1007.

Seminar Agenda

“The content is always top-notch and regardless of the topics, I always learn a tremendous amount.”

-Andy Wallman
Manager, Personal Lines Underwriting
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

The agenda will be available soon.

Session Proposals

Interested in speaking at this seminar? Submit your session proposal to Crista Hassett.

Where to Stay

The 2016 Personal Lines Seminar dates and location are still being finalized. Please check back again soon.

Travel Information

The 2016 Personal Lines Seminar dates and location are still being finalized. Please check back again soon.

Area Attractions

The 2016 Personal Lines Seminar dates and location are still being finalized. Please check back again soon.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Personal Lines Seminar Background
This is a strategic seminar focused on underwriting operations and trends for senior underwriters and managers, marketing (agent relations/business development), and product development for property/casualty insurance companies. It is an annual event that offers attendees the chance to learn, connect, and relax during informative and interactive educational sessions. With chances for networking, a sponsor showcase, and unique sponsorship options, industry vendors have the chance to reach an influential audience of personal lines professionals.

Target Audience: Underwriting Managers and Executives, Personal Lines Managers & Executives, Agency Development Managers, Mid to Senior Level Personal Lines Underwriters, Personal Lines Product Development Specialists

For more information, contact Aaron Lifford, Sponsorship and Advertising Specialist at (800) 336-2642, ext. 1055 or at If you would like to learn more about NAMIC's sponsorship and advertising program, please click here.

Frequently Asked Questions

“It's great to get perspective from other similar carriers in other parts of the country who face similar challenges and hear what they're doing about them.”

-Jean Downey
Assistant Business Unit Leader
The Norfolk & Dedham Group

What is the suggested attire for business and social gatherings?
Business casual attire is appropriate for all seminar sessions, receptions, and meal functions.

What registration payment options are available?
The registration system accepts payment by credit card and by check.

Can I pay for multiple attendees from my company at the same time?
Yes. After you have input the initial registration, click the button that says “Add Another Registration” until all attendees from your company are registered. You may then submit payment for all of the registrations in a single transaction.

When and how is registration confirmation sent?
Confirmation is sent via email so please enter a valid email address. If registering more than one person at a time you will need to forward the confirmation email to each delegate. You will receive your confirmation the quickest if you are paying online. Confirmation will be sent immediately after you submit your credit card information.

What does my registration include?
Registration fees includes access to all seminar sessions*, speaker presentation materials, the seminar APP, the seminar attendee list, and NAMIC sponsored meal functions including the Networking Reception, daily breaks, breakfast on Thursday and Friday, and lunch on Thursday.

*Participation in the pre-seminar optional workshop on Wednesday morning requires an additional fee. More information is available on the registration information page.

How do I make my concurrent session selections?
You will receive an email with a link the to the personal lines seminar concurrent session survey approximately one month in advance of the seminar. It will be sent to the email address provided on your seminar registration. A second mailing of the survey will be sent for those who have not responded, as well as for new registrants, approximately two weeks prior to the seminar. If you have not received the concurrent session survey within two weeks of the seminar, please check your spam folder for the email. If you are still unable to locate or access the email, or have additional questions about the concurrent session survey, please contact Molly Miller.

A copy of your concurrent session selections will be included in the registration packet you receive on-site.

Registration Information

Registration will be open soon.

Posted: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 2:09:42 PM. Modified: Thursday, April 23, 2015 4:10:57 PM.

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