Triple-I Joint Industry Forum.

 
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Each year Triple-I hosts a conference called the Property/ Casualty Joint Industry Forum. This event, which took place on January 16 this year, assembles key figures from the business, policymaking, and media spheres to explore topics of vital interest to the property/casualty insurance industry. During his opening remarks, Triple-I CEO Sean Kevelighan laid out many of the key issues the industry is facing: extreme weather events (wildfires can now be as costly as hurricanes), flat interest rates, populism and political risk around the world, building the workforce of the future, and the race to better engage with customers. Making disaster resilience a win/win proposition for both insurers and their customers is another vital issue. He then sat down with CBS News' senior foreign affairs correspondent and Face the Nation host Margaret Brennan. They discussed current events, including the impeachment of President Trump and the recently signed trade deal with China. Ms. Brennan advised news consumers to make sure that they have a trusted source: "if they are a pain to each side," then you know they get it right.

Caption: Politics and Policy Newsmaker panel: Sean Kevelighan, Insurance Information Institute, and Margaret Brennan, CBS News

Caption: Laura Favinger, Insurance Information Institute

Caption: Extreme Weather panel (L to R): Charles Chamness, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies; Francis Bouchard...

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