Apr 26

2018 Spring Symposium

04/26/18 8:00am to 4:00pm

2018 Spring Symposium

“Disrupters, Distractions, and Drones: How Technology is Impacting Insurance”

Presented by the CPCU Workshop Committee and Illinois State University – Katie School of Insurance & Risk Management

The Symposium is a unique forum providing an opportunity for industry experts, consulting firms, and academics to discuss pressing issues.

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Check-In/Breakfast to begin at 8:00 am with program starting at 8:30 am.
Lunch Included


Registration information for the Event:

Cost is $85 for CPCU Society members and $110 for all others.   Breakfast and lunch are included with registration. CPCU attendees are eligible for CE credit, which will be submitted automatically for all attendees.

Free parking also available in the parking garage connected on the south side of the hotel. 

Company Sponsorship Information - State Farm attendees may choose direct billing by entering the appropriate Coupon Code listed on the event homepage when clicking "Register Now!" below. Please verify with your management whether direct billing is approved. The promotional code for State Farm is STATEFARM. COUNTRY employees should register with their corporate credit card and submit an expense report afterward. An alternative option may be to pay by credit card online and apply for reimbursement afterward.


Registration deadline is April 20, 2018


Click Here To Register




Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway Street, Normal


 Featured Speakers Include:

  • Duane Farrington, EVP State Farm, Technology Impacting the Insurance Industry

  • Kevin Ahlgrim, Associate Professor, Illinois State University, The Big Picture

  • Ed Cimoch, Research Analyst, State Farm, Disrupters

  • Moin Rahman, State Farm, Distracted Driving

  • CMT, Cambridge Mobile Technology, Distracted Driving

  • Brian Harvey,  IT Analyst, State Farm, Drones

  • Diane Lerman, Luncheon Speaker, Making A Difference

  • Illinois State University Student Presentations - Focusing on Technology and Cyber Risk Insurance

 Questions?  Please contact Amy Cortese (amy.cortese.gwxg@statefarm.com) 309-735-9975, Dan Horn (dan.horn.gk9z@statefarm.com), or Erika Sreenan, Katie School of Insurance and Financial Services at (309) 438-7791 or esreena@ilstu.edu