Program schedule Information

CICA 2018 International Conference attendee holding printed onsite program of events while holding pen

Sessions are identified as all audiences, intermediate and advanced to simplify your education selections and allow you to create a customized conference experience.

CPE credits for CPAs will be offered through Taylor Chandler, LLC.

ICCIE credits will be available for some sessions. Sessions eligible for ICCIE credit will be indicated with an asterisk (*) in the session titles below once they are finalized.

Professional Development Track sessions are indicated with a square (■) in the session titles.

2024 Education Sessions

  • Breaking Down Barriers of Entry to Captives for Employee Benefit Professionals
  • Bridging the Generational Divide: Strategies for Effective Communication and Collaboration
  • Captive 101 – Ask the Experts
  • Captive 101 – Utilizing a Captive to Solution
  • Captive Board Land
  • Captives for Public Entities – Unique Challenges and Opportunities
  • Claims and Risk Management Best Practices-How They Go Hand in Hand
  • Combatting IRS Captive Challenges – 2024
  • Driving Captive Innovation & Growth Through Diversity
  • How to Prepare for a Soft Market Cycle – What You Need To Know
  • ID Theft and Why it Matters to Captive Insurance
  • If it Ain’t Broken, Just Tweak it – Captive Domicile Update
  • International Tax and Transfer Pricing: Keys to Success
  • Navigating Fronting and Reinsurance – Keys to Success
  • Parametric Coverage: Bridging Gaps and a Bridge to the Future
  • Property Captives: Challenges and Considerations
  • Reimagining Leadership
  • Safety First: Enhancing Risk Control with Captive Strategies
  • Tax: The News You Need
  • The Art of Communicating the Intricacies of Captive Ownership with Key Stakeholders
  • The Sky is the Limit: Hot Topics in Captive Growth Strategies
  • US Benefits and the Changing Landscape
  • What Captives Need to Know About Inflation

Note: sessions are subject to change.

2024 Conference Program Schedule

11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Exhibitor Set-Up

11:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Conference Registration

11:30 AM – 5:00 PM | Networking Events

Golf Tournament

11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The Golf Tournament will be held on-site at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Golf cart, green fees, giveaways and prizes are included in the registration price. Note: Lunch is NOT included this year due to the exorbitant pricing for a boxed lunch. Onsite lunch options are available at the clubhouse restaurant as well as grab & go options in Coffee Flats, located near the lobby. Golf club and golf shoe rental are available for an extra charge; please notify CICA staff by emailing if you require a club or shoe rental.

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Area Breweries

Craft Brewery Tour

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Transportation departs from hotel at 12:00 p.m.

Visit three area breweries to learn about the beer making process, types of beer, the breweries and much more. You will be offered generous beer samples and a fun and informative behind-the-scenes tour. Price includes transportation to & from the Westin, lunch, beer tasting, tour and all brewery and wait staff gratuities.

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5:00 – 6:30 PM

Opening Networking Reception

Join us in the exhibit hall as we kick off of the CICA 2024 International Conference.

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7:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Conference Registration

7:30 – 8:45 AM | Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

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First Time Attendee Breakfast & Orientation

New to the CICA Conference? Join us for a First Time Attendee Breakfast & Orientation for a brief introduction to CICA and how to make the most of your International Conference experience. Bring a business card to enter the drawing for a VISA gift card!

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9:00 – 10:45 AM | Education Session

Opening Session, Awards & Keynote Address

Join CICA’s leadership for welcome remarks, along with recognition of this year’s CICA award winners and CICA Student Essay Contest finalists. The keynote address will follow.

Sponsored by:
Dan Towle President, CICA

10:45 – 11:10 AM | Networking Break

Morning Coffee Break

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM | Education Sessions

12:00 – 1:00 PM | Lunch

Networking Lunch

1:00 – 1:50 PM | Education Sessions

2:00 – 2:50 PM | Education Sessions

3:00 – 3:30 PM | Networking Break

Afternoon Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:20 PM | Education Sessions

4:30 – 5:20 PM | Education Sessions

Regulatory Meeting

Invitation only.

CALC Meeting

Invitation only.

5:30 – 7:00 PM

Networking Reception

Sponsored by: Agile Premium Finance - Captive Specialists Logo

8:30 – 11:00 PM

DeSeo Private Lounge

CICA After-Hours

Join fellow attendees for a fun after-hours mixer in the DeSeo Private Lounge located downstairs off the lobby! Including an open bar and lights snacks, grab a colleague for friendly competition over a game of ping pong, pool, or foosball or network and connect in a relaxed environment.

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7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Conference Registration

8:00 – 9:00 AM | Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

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9:00 – 9:50 AM | Education Sessions

10:00 – 10:30 AM | Networking Break

Morning Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:20 AM | Education Sessions

11:30 AM – 12:20 PM | Education Sessions

12:30 – 1:30 PM | Lunch

Networking Lunch

1:30 – 2:20 PM | Education Sessions

2:30 – 3:00 PM | Networking Break

Afternoon Coffee Break

3:00 – 3:50 PM | Education Sessions

4:00 – 4:45 PM | Education Sessions

5:00 – 6:30 PM

Outdoor Networking Reception

Sponsored by: Utah Insurance Department

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