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A special PIWA thank you to:

Education sponsor

Excess Line Association of New York

Gold partners

Excess Line Association of New York

General Star

Western World Insurance Group

Silver partners

Colony Specialty

Cowles & Connell

LoVullo Associates Inc.


Bronze partners

Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co.

Burlington Insurance/Guilford Specialty


Keller & Co.

Endurance Specialty Underwriters

Markel Northeast Region

Russell Bond & Co. Inc.

Tapco Underwriters

Tower Group Cos.

United States Liability Insurance Group

General sponsor

Jimcor Agencies



PIWA Summer Symposium | June 26-27, 2013

Register for the PIWA Annual Recognition Dinner now!

$200 each
$235 each

Battery Gardens

17 State St.
New York, 10004
(212) 809-5508

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Don't miss this opportunity to learn about your industry, and network with your peers and company representatives. Mark your calendar now!

The event will kick off at 5:30 p.m. After the evening's networking reception, PIWA Legislative Representative Bob Pastel and ELANY Executive Director Dan Maher, Esq., will provide an update on key state and federal legislative issues. The program also will feature the election of PIWA officers and directors and the presentation of the Abe Snyder memorial scholarship.


4:45 p.m. Registration opens
5:30-6:30 p.m. Networking reception
6:30-7:15 p.m. Dinner welcome, PIWA President JoAnn Peri
-PIWA annual meeting and legislative/regulatory update
-Snyder scholarship presentation
7:15-7:45 p.m. Keynote featuring Bernard G. Heinze, Esq., CLU,
president and chief executive officer of Sequant Insurance Group LLC; AAMGA executive director
7:45 p.m. Dinner service

Keynote speaker

Besides serving as president and chief executive officer of Sequent Insurance Group LLC, Bernd G. Heinze, Esq., CLU, is the executive director of the American Association of Managing General Agents. A widely respected lawyer and expert in insurance litigation, Heinze has been named one of the 100 Most Powerful People in the Insurance Industry—North America by the Insurance Letter and Insurance Distribution Magazine every year since 2001. Since 1983, he has been an equity trial partner in the nation's largest insurance defense firm. He previously served as general counsel to the claims and litigation management division of a Fortune 500 insurance company. Heinze has been conducting insurance-related seminars and courses since 1987.



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