The 2017 Insurance Quality Assurance (IQA) Conference is the second annual conference designed for Quality Assurance (QA) professionals from insurance carriers and other key stakeholders in QA.
This uniquely focused conference is designed to provide QA professionals:
We were thrilled with the positive feedback we received after the inaugural conference and cannot wait to host this industry-wide conference again in 2017. If you have any questions regarding Insurance QA 2017, please email IQA2017@athenium.com or call 781-478-6273.
|Monday, September 18, 2017|
|1:00-7:00pm||Early Check-In||Sheraton Lobby|
|"Getting to Know Boston"|
|4:00 pm||Brewery Tour and Dinner||Sheraton Lobby|
|4:30 pm||Duck Tour and Dinner||Sheraton Lobby|
|6:00 pm||North End Dinner||Sheraton Lobby|
|7:00 pm||Dinner at Legal Sea Foods||Sheraton Lobby|
|Tuesday, September 19, 2017|
|7:30-9:00 am||Check-In||3rd Floor Lobby|
|9:00-9:45 am||Welcome Address|
Joe Kislo, CEO & President, Athenium
|9:45-10:45 am||Keynote: Safely Sending Humans to Mars: An Unorthodox Application of Risk Management|
Mark Shelhamer, Sc.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Chief Scientist, NASA Human Research Program (2013-2016)
|10:45-11:00 am||Networking Break|
|11:00-12:00 pm||Panel Discussion - Ensure Your QA Programs Add Value|
|1:30-2:45 pm||Breakout Sessions|
|Claims Track||Underwriting Track|
|2:45-3:15 pm||Networking Break|
|3:15-4:45 pm||Questionnaire Development||Feedback|
|6:00-8:00 pm||Cocktails and Dinner|
|Wednesday, September 20, 2017|
|9:00-9:15 am||Welcome Back – Review of Yesterday|
|9:15-10:30 am||How to Build Consensus in Your QA Program|
Jim Kelly, Associate, Fitzgerald Consulting
|10:30-10:45 am||Networking Break|
|10:45-11:45 am||Underwriting and QA|
Rob Bancken, Global Practice Leader, Underwriting Quality Assurance, AIG
|12:45-1:45 pm||Breakout Sessions|
|Claims Track||Underwriting Track|
|1:45-2:45 pm||Innovation||File Selection|
|2:45-3:00 pm||Closing Comments|
|We encourage all attendees to take advantage of the discounted room rate at the Boston Sheraton. For $299 per night, you can stay in the same venue as the event and in the heart of Boston's Back Bay.|
39 Dalton St
Boston, MA 02199
Map and Directions
The Insurance Quality Assurance (IQA) Conference 2017 is designed for Quality Assurance (QA) professionals from insurance carriers and other key stakeholders in QA.
This uniquely focused conference is designed to provide a collaborative environment for QA professionals with actionable insights and strategies. You will have the opportunity to learn and share ideas on the current and future state of QA for claims, underwriting, and other disciplines through interactive workshops and panel discussions.
The conference will be held at the Boston Sheraton in Boston's beautiful Back Bay neighborhood. The neighborhood is home to many terrific restaurants, museums, the Boston Public Library, and the Boston Public Gardens.
On-site check-in opens Monday, September 18th at 1pm and again at 7am on Tuesday September 19th. The first event is at 9am on Tuesday. The conference ends at 3:00 pm on Wednesday September 19th.
The optional 'Getting to Know Boston' events are on Monday. See the Agenda for details.
The target audience for this conference is Quality Assurance (QA) professionals from insurance carriers and other key stakeholders in QA.
The cost to attend the conference for both days is $750. Includes breakfast and lunch both days of the conference and dinner on Tuesday night. The optional networking events on the eve of the conference are included.
The cost of dinner on Tuesday is included in the cost of the conference. You can bring a guest for an additional $50.
Yes, you can either sign up for the room block with your registration or call the Boston Sheraton at (617) 236-2000 and mention the 'Insurance QA' room block upon booking. The room block and discounted room rate ($299, plus taxes and fees) will be available until August 21st, 2017. You should book as soon as possible to ensure your space at the hotel.
Thanks to all our speakers for sharing their ideas and taking the time to prepare and present.