Welcome Speakers!

We are so pleased to have you on board as a speaker at the CICA 2020 International Conference, "Building on the Best."

Follow the steps below to ensure you and your audience have the best experience.

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Submit Form

We will need some basic information in order to promote your session and ensure your details are listed correctly on our conference materials. Please complete the CICA 2020 Speaker Form by December 11, 2019.

You are welcome to register using the Speaker Form or request an invoice from CICA staff via email to Be sure to note that you are a speaker.

As always, CICA members receive the best rates, but even non-member speakers enjoy discounted conference rates. Conference rates are based on your company type:

Academic: Employed full-time by an academic institution. 
  • $500 CICA Members
  • $550 Non-members

Captive Owner, Captive Manager or RRG:
Primary job duties are owning, administering or managing a captive insurance company or risk retention group. 

  • $600 CICA Members
  • $650 Non-members

Service Provider:
Primary business is acting as a service provider to captive insurance companies, risk retention groups or the designated representative of an owner. 

  • $1,450 CICA Members
  • $1,550 Non-members

Government Employee/Regulator

  • $350

Editors or reporters of recognized industry publications.

  • No Charge


 Early Bird Registration ends on February 7, 2020. Rates will increase after that date.

Reserve Room

Reserve your hotel room at The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa by January 10, 2020.


  • Reserve your room online by clicking here.
  • Make phone reservations by calling 1-877-253-0041 and asking for the Captive Insurance Companies Association group rate.
  • Attention: Reservations for the 2020 CICA International Conference should be made directly with the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, either by phone or via their web reservation system. Any offers or calls you may receive from hotels and/or housing agencies are not affiliated with CICA and are not authorized communications.

Room Rates

  • Room Rate: $259 + tax for Single/Double Occupancy until 2/7/2020 based on availability.
  • Check-in: 4 pm; check-out: 12 pm.
  • Hotel Cancellation Policy: Reservations must be cancelled seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival or will be subject to a one night’s room rate fee.

Travel Information

  • View Map and Directions.
  • Parking is available on-site for $3.00 USD hourly, $10.00 USD daily. Valet parking is available for $15.00 USD daily.

Submit Presentation
Submit your PowerPoint presentation to Tina Gassman at by January 22, 2020 to ensure it is available to all attendees during the Conference. 

Download the CICA 2020 International Conference PowerPoint template.

Speakers may only use the presentation template provided by CICA. When creating your presentation visuals, we suggest that you keep the following tips in mind to ensure that they are audience-friendly.
  • Have no more than six lines of text per slide and not more than six words per line.
  • Replace words with images wherever possible.
  • Graphics are easier to read than tables of information.
  • Use light type and graphics on a dark background.
  • Don’t use borders or frame lines in your projected image.
  • Your company logo may be inserted only on the Introduction page of the presentation.



CICA’s Commitment to Professional Development: 
Our aim is to foster a program that reflects our commitments. 
  • CICA is domicile neutral and is committed to providing international perspectives with speakers from a multitude of domiciles.
  • CICA is committed to professional development and encouraging opportunities for growth among the next generation of captive leaders through speaking on industry sessions.
  • CICA is committed to professional development and encouraging women and diversity in industry sessions.

CICA’s Speaker Policy: 
In order to capitalize on the breadth and diverse expertise in the industry, an individual can speak (as a moderator or a panelist) at no more than one session. Additionally, each company is limited to a maximum of three speakers total for the 2020 conference. 
Contact Tina Gassman at or by phone at 952-928-4655.