THIA Innovation Summit - SOLD OUT

October 19, 2022, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Back by popular demand, THIA is hosting its popular Innovation Summit in person this fall in downtown Toronto.
Join us on Wednesday, October 19th at Cookhouse Labs in Downtown Toronto from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM EST for this one-day event to explore the leading edges of technology, business and insurance advancements, while meeting other travel health insurance movers, shakers, and doers. The all-day Innovation Summit will feature multiple keynote speakers, panel discussions, and a startup showcase of the next wave of insurance services. There will also be several opportunities to network with your peers throughout the day.
Some of our confirmed speakers are:

Erin Bury, Co-Founder and CEO at Willful -- Erin has been named one of Bay Street Bull’s “2021 Women of the Year”. Her company, Willful, offers a platform that has helped thousands of Canadians create their estate plan online simply, easily, and for a more affordable price than a traditional estate lawyer. Erin is also a startup advisor and former marketer and technology journalist. Speaking about "How Technology Is Changing Legacy Industries (And Processes) From the Ground Up", Erin will share insights into the key trends shaping digital transformation, highlight case studies of companies in legacy industries that are embracing the digital shift and illustrate how legacy processes are being transformed by technology

Neal Jardine, Global Cyber Risk Intelligence & Claims Director, BOXX Insurance Inc. -- Neal has combined a decade of commercial insurance adjusting skills with a Computer Science degree to become a leader in executing best practices in cyber risk management, post-cyber-attack mitigation and cyber claim management. As Global Cyber Risk Intelligence and Claims Director for BOXX Insurance, he is a recognized leader in the complexities of responding to cyber attacks, including ransomware negotiation, privacy breach and data loss, and assists a wide range of industries to understand pre- and post-loss management and response to cyber events.

Mark Morissette, CEO & Co-Founder, Foxquilt -- Mark's company Foxquilt is an insurance technology company established to address a common problem for small business providers: having access to customized insurance solutions at a fair value. Foxquilt’s technology and products empower small businesses and B2B networks to build their own a la carte product at a fair value and price in minutes. The company’s Insurance-as-a-Service platform is complemented by a unique data and machine learning underwriting infrastructure.


8:30 - 9:30      Breakfast & Networking

9:30-11:00      Keynote – Erin Bury – Technology and Legacy Systems

11:00-11:20    Morning break

11:20-12:20    Presentation – Neal Jardine, BOXX Insurance Inc.: Cyber Threat Landscape and Your Digital Health

12:20-1:20      Lunch

1:20-2:00       Presentation – Daniel Zhan, FSRA: Inspiring Innovation.

2:00-2:45       Presentation – Mark Morissette, Foxquilt

2:45- 3:30       Presentation – Mitch Gross, 12 Squared Growth

3:30-3:50       Afternoon break

3:50-4:50       Startup showcase Featuring five company presentations

4:50-5:00       Closing Remarks

5:00               Networking Cocktails at The Friar

MARK YOUR CALENDAR AND SECURE YOUR SPOT TODAY to learn from some of business's brightest minds about their experiences, predictions and aspirations for the next wave of innovative advancement in our industry.

Thank you to our sponsors. If your company would like to sponsor THIA's Innovation Summit, please contact Ryan Lee at