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All Industry Day (I-Day) 2019

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Boston Marriott Long Wharf

296 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

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Join us for our 2019 All Industry Day (I-Day) event. This is our biggest event of the year and honors our 2019 New Designees. This year we have arranged for some topical educational seminars to go along with our traditional luncheon program.

Please see the program information and schedule below:

Registration and Continental Breakfast: 7:30AM – 9:00 AM Grand Ballroom

Morning Seminar One: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Grand Ballroom

Panel Topic: “Cannabis in the Insurance Industry”


Jon Bergner

Assistant Vice President, Public Policy and Federal Affairs

National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies

Michael DeNault


Foster Insurance/Charles River Insurance

Scott Moskol

Partner | Co-Chair, Cannabis Business Advisory

Burns &Levinson

Details: The panelists will discuss the public policy and practical issues that arise for the insurance industry as state-level restrictions on cannabis products have evolved, resulting in the development of a growing business sector. They will offer perspectives from a national trade association representing insurance companies, a Massachusetts-based producer who specializes in providing cannabis insurance products in states that have seen growth in the manufacturing, transportation and growth of cannabis-related business, and an attorney experienced in advising businesses in this sector including investors, lenders, operators of cultivation and dispensary facilities, consultants and family offices.

Break: 10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Grand Ballroom

Morning Seminar Two: 10:45 AM – 11:50 AM Grand Ballroom

Panel Topic: “The CPCU Designation & Personal Branding”


Mike Cox, CPCU

People’s United Insurance Agency

Meredith Mangan, CPCU

Associate General Counsel – Lexington Insurance

Mike Weinberg, CPCU

Partner at Freeman Mathis & Gary LLP

Bob Mansfield, CPCU

SVP, Hub International

Details: The panelists will discuss the effect that earning the CPCU had on their careers as well as how to leverage the designation to build up your own personal brand. Each of the panelists is a Past President of the Boston CPCU Chapter, one of the nation’s oldest and largest CPCU Society Chapters. Hear how the CPCU leadership experience helped them in their own personal and professional lives.

Luncheon & Conferment Exercises: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Harbor View Ballroom

Topic: "An Inside Look into the Merrimack Valley Restoration Efforts"

Luncheon Speaker: Joe Albanese

CEO, Commodore Builders

Chief Recovery Officer, Merrimack Valley Restoration Efforts

Details: In September of 2018 following the Merrimack Valley gas explosions, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker appointed Joe as the Commonwealth’s Chief Recovery Officer and charged him with taking over the entire recovery effort. Joe took a 3 month leave of absence from Commodore Builders and led the effort to replace 45 miles of gas pipeline, recertify 13 miles of pipeline, and restore power to more than 10,500 residences, community and municipal buildings, schools, businesses. A vast majority of these customers had their heating equipment fully replaced as part of Phase I, which was announced as ‘substantially complete’ in December of 2018.

During Phase II, teams fully replaced heating equipment that was only repaired during the initial phase. In addition, teams repaired outdoor areas affected by construction including residential lawns, irrigation systems, walkways, driveways and state roads throughout the community.

Interesting facts that you’ll learn more about at the event:

  • - Installed nearly 18,500 new appliances and pieces of equipment for customers
  • - Restored service to 7,500 residential and business meters
  • - Provided temporary housing for 2,200 families
  • - Re-seeded more than 3,500 properties and completed 300 repairs to shrubs,walkways, landscaping, etc.
  • - Re-paved 4 MA state roads, 150+ driveways, private roads, and commercial lots - poured 870 concrete projects
  • - Resolved 97% of claims related to September 13th event totaling $108.5M
  • - Over $5M energy efficiency incentives and services provided to Merrimack Valley customers – and may increase to $10M by end of year
  • - More than $20M donated to local communities and charities


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There are many self serve parking facilities nearby the Hotel. The closest is probably the Boston Harbor Garage 70 E. India Row Boston, MA 02110.

Additionally, there is on site parking available via valet at $55 USD/day. The garage cannot accommodate vehicles over 6 feet 7 inches high

The Hotel is 0.1 mi from the Aquarium Subway Station (MBTA Blue Line). The Hotel is 0.8 mi from N. Station and 0.8 mi from S. Station.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact Mike Casey mcasey@risk-strategies.com for any questions regarding the event itself.

For registration and website related questions, please contact Craig Billings cbillings@andovercos.com.

What's the refund policy?

Due to the need of giving the Hotel an advance count, we cannot accept any refund requests beyond Friday November 1st.

Can I update my registration information?

If you have an Eventbrite account, you should be able to modify your registration. Any additional questions, please contact Craig Billings cbillings@andovercos.com.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

We prefer you contact us in advance if you are transferring your registration to a colleague. This allows us to print your colleague a name badge for the event. Please contact Craig Billings cbillings@andovercos.com.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

See above, it is ok but we prefer advance notice.

Will there be a bar at the luncheon?

Yes. We will have a cash bar available for our guests.

Does this seminar qualify for continuing education credits?

The seminars will qualify for CPCU CE credits. If you attend all sessions you will be awarded with 3.0 CPCU CE credits. To learn more about the CPCU CE program, please click here.

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296 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

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