Business Defense Forum: Insurance Optimization


Keynote speakers are Steven Weisman - author, lawyer, professor, columnist for USA Today and prominent expert on scams and identity theft; and Bob Spencer - Head of Claims Counter Fraud at one of the UK's largest insurers, Direct Line Group. The event will also feature interactive sessions with BAE leadership and subject matter experts.
Steve Weisman

Steve Weisman

Lawyer, Author & Professor at Bentley University
Bob Spencer

Bob Spencer

Head of Claims Counter Fraud, Direct Line Group
Steve Clark

Steve Clark

VP, Insurance Solutions, BAE Systems
Dr. Uday Kamath

Dr. Uday Kamath

Chief Data Scientist, BAE Systems

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18:00 - 21:00

British Consul General Residence

Pre-event Roundtable Dinner & Discussion
Our Business Defense Forum will kick off with an engaging dinner conversation hosted by Randy Skipper (President of the Americas Region, BAE Systems) so you can both hear the perspectives of your peers and participate as you wish to get real-time feedback

07:30 - 08:30

Studio 1 & 2


08:30 - 09:00

Studio 1 & 2

Welcome from Randy Skipper, President, Americas Region, BAE Systems - with an overview of the agenda and an update on BAE Systems' vision and strategy

09:00 - 10:00

Studios 1 & 2

Escalating Entropy: How to Defend Against Rapidly Changing Fraud
Speaker: Steve Weisman, Lawyer, Professor and Author

10:00 - 11:00

Studios 1 & 2

Practical Analytics for the Business User
Speaker: Dr. Uday Kamath, Chief data Scientist, BAE Systems

11:00 - 11:15

Studios 1 & 2

Break (Resfreshments Served)

11:15 - 12:30

Studios 1 & 2

Defending Your Business From Fraud - Arming You With Knowledge
Speaker: Bob Spencer, Head of Claims and Counter Fraud, Direct Line Group

12:30 - 14:00

Studios 1 & 2

Networking Lunch & Solution Showcase

14:00 - 15:00

Studios 1 & 2

The Road Ahead
Speaker: Steve Clark, VP, Insurance Solutions, BAE Systems

15:00 - 15:30

Studios 1 & 2

Wrap Up & Departures

Why attend?


Insurance Fraud Insight

Hear from experts in the field on trends and where Insurance Fraud is headed
Tick Mark

Meet Industry Leaders

High profile speakers & experts - network with those in the know

Analytics Focused

Hear about Machine Learning and real-world insurance fraud detection case studies

New Technologies

Learn where we are headed and what it can mean for your protection

W Chicago Lakeshore

Studio 1 & 2, 7th Floor
644 N Lake Shore Dr
IL 60611
United States of America
Overlooking Lake Michigan, this modern, stylish hotel is just steps from iconic attractions like Navy Pier and luxury shopping along Magnificent Mile with Chic rooms featuring sitting areas and wall-to-wall windows with panoramic views of the lake and skyline.

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Phone: +1 416 509 7538