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 (NASBA Registry CPE Sponsor). Sessions will be categorized by field of study and up to 10 credits will be available.

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.

Select Sessions

See below for a partial listing of sessions selected for the CICA 2023 International Conference. More sessions coming soon!

  • Building Your Personal Board of Directors – Considerations During the Different Stages in Your Career
  • Capitalize on your Legacy Liabilities: The Use of Run-off as an Effective Business Strategy
  • Capitalizing on Efficiencies of Captive Formations
  • Captive 101 – New to Captives – Expand your knowledge here
  • Captive Collateral Damage: Preventing and Mitigating Harm to the General Public
  • Captive Formation Stories
  • Captive Options: Should I own or rent?
  • Captive Support of Innovation and Disruption within Current Economic Landscape
  • CaptiveLand: A Journey to Forming a Captive
  • Hot Topics in Captive Insurance
  • Integrating Your Service Providers for a Stronger Captive
  • I’ve Implemented ERM, Now What?
  • Parametric Risk Transfer – Alternative Capital for the Captive Industry
  • Risk Management Toolkit – Six Key Risk Control and Claims Management Resources for Captives
  • Small Captive Tax Audits and Litigation — Today’s Status, Tomorrow’s Changes
  • Social Inflation: Impact on Claims and How to Combat It
  • The Benefit of Benefits
  • The Impact of Inflation and Other Economic Trends on Captive Programs
  • The Lay of the Land: Captive Taxation
  • There’s a New Sheriff (Regulator) in Town
  • To Infinity and Beyond: Cyber in Captives?
  • View From Across the Pond
  • What’s New with the DOL and Employee Benefits

The session list is subject to change. Be sure to check back for updates.

2023 Conference Program Schedule

11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Exhibitor Set-Up

11:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Registration Desk

Conference Registration

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Networking Events

Pete Dye Resort Course

Golf Tournament

11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (11:30 a.m. shotgun start)

The Golf Tournament will be held on-site at the Pete Dye Resort Course at The Westin Rancho Mirage. Golf cart, green fees, a boxed lunch, giveaways and prizes are included in the registration price. Golf club rental is available for an extra charge; please notify CICA staff by emailing info@cicaworld.com if you require a club rental.

Sponsored by:
Palm Springs Area Breweries

Craft Brewery Tour

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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

Visit two Palm Springs-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

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7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Registration Desk

Conference Registration

7:30 – 8:45 AM | Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

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

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12:00 – 1:00 PM | Lunch

Networking Lunch

1:00 – 1:50 PM | Education Sessions

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2:00 – 2:50 PM | Education Sessions

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3:00 – 3:30 PM | Networking Break

Afternoon Coffee Break

3:30 – 4:20 PM | Education Sessions

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4:30 – 5:20 PM | Education Session

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5:30 – 7:00 PM

Networking Reception

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7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration Desk

Conference Registration

8:00 – 9:00 AM | Breakfast

Networking Breakfast

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9:00 – 9:50 AM | Education Sessions

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10:00 – 10:30 AM | Networking Break

Morning Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:20 AM | Education Sessions

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

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12:30 – 1:30 PM | Lunch

Networking Lunch

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1:30 – 2:20 PM | Education Sessions

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2:30 – 3:00 PM | Networking Break

Afternoon Coffee Break

3:00 – 3:50 PM | Education Sessions

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4:00 – 4:50 PM | Education Sessions

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5:00 – 6:30 PM

Outdoor Networking Reception

Sponsored by: Utah Insurance Department

Make CICA part of your captive insurance strategy