On May 27, 2020, I’ll be participating in a panel examining the role of the insurance industry in dealing with pandemics. This webinar is being provided by The Insurance Library Association of Boston. Their webinar platform is limited, so if you are interested in viewing this webcast, I would recommend registering ASAP. If you are a library member, this program is free; if not, there is a $50 fee. The Boston Insurance Library is an incredible industry resource…please consider becoming a member to access this webcast and many other resources that you can learn about at their website at www.InsuranceLibrary.org. Registration information and a link are provided below.


The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted discussions about insurance coverage issues at unprecedented levels including state and federal legislation and presidential briefings. Litigation abounds and public policy solutions involving the insurance industry to varying degrees have been advanced. Our expert panelists will review proposals and offer their thoughts on whether and how the insurance industry should be part of the solution to the problem that pandemics present.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
11:00AM – 12:00PM EDT
Online via GoToWebinar
This webinar has not been filed for CE credits.

Registration Cost
Member Price: FREE!
Non-Member Price: $50.00


About the Presenters:

Erin Ayers, is a senior editor at Advisen, a leading provider of data, media, and technology solutions for the commercial property and casualty insurance market. In this role, she writes and curates content for Front Page News, a daily email newsletter that compiles relevant stories and data insight for insurance and risk professionals. She helps develop Advisen research and conference programming, as well as moderates a popular quarterly cyber risk trends webinar series. Erin has been covering property-casualty insurance news since 2000 and previously served as editor-in-chief of The Standard, New England’s Insurance Weekly

R. J. Lehmann oversees the R Street’s Institute’s research into effective and efficient regulation of financial services and the benefits of the international rules-based trading system. R.J. was a co-founder of R Street in June 2012, having previously served as deputy director of the Heartland Institute’s Center on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate. Before joining Heartland, he spent nearly a decade covering the insurance and financial services industries, first as manager of A.M. Best Co.’s Washington bureau and later as a senior industry editor with SNL Financial (now S&P Global Market Intelligence).

Bill Wilson, CPCU, ARM, AIM, AAM is the founder of InsuranceCommentary.com and the author of “When Words Collide: Resolving Insurance Coverage and Claims Disputes.” He is the former Assoc. VP of Education and Research for the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and founder of the Big “I” Virtual University. His industry career began with Insurance Services Office, Inc. He is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology with a B.S. degree in Fire Protection & Safety Engineering. In his 50+ year industry career, he has written and presented thousands of articles and seminars across the country.

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Bill Wilson

Founder at InsuranceCommentary.com
One of the premier insurance educators in America on form, coverage, and technical issues; Founder and director of the Big “I” Virtual University; Retired Assoc. VP of Education and Research from Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America. Reprint Request Information