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Elite 8 Awards Dinner Highlights Executive Summit 2002.

Insurance & Technology's Elite 8 2002 executives—eight outstanding insurance technology leaders who are recognized for their success in managing IT initiatives—will be honored at the annual awards dinner on November 4 at I&T's Executive Summit 2002, "The New ROI: Balancing Vision & Value," November 3-6, The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix.

The honorees are Paul Donovan, ING US Financial Services; Billy McCarter, Fireman's Fund Insurance; Carl Ascenzo, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts; Dennis Callahan, Guardian Life Insurance; Bill Levine, AXA Financial; Sherry Manetta, The Phoenix Companies; Ken Jaffe, MetLifeInvestors; and John Sommerwerck, Erie Insurance.

Other highlights of I&T's Executive Summit include a conference program focusing on strategies for achieving ROI without sacrificing competitiveness; Special Interest Roundtable discussion groups, where participants can network and share war stories on a variety of hot topics; and one-on-one sponsor meetings, which afford attendees an effective and informative way to gain insights into offerings from some of the industry's leading solutions providers.

Sponsors include Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, CGI, CheckFree iSolutions, CSC, Deloitte Consulting, Fair Isaac, NaviSys, SAP, Selectica, SeeBeyond, SOLCORP, Steel Card, Sun Microsystems, Tata Consulting Services (TCS) and Wipro Technologies.

For more information about Executive Summit 2002, visit To receive an invitation, contact I&T's Kathy Burger at [email protected].


Insurance & Technology's Executive Summit 2002

"The New ROI: Balancing Vision & Value"

November 3-6, 2002, The Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa

Sunday, November 3

6:00-8:00 pm - Welcome Reception (sponsored by SOLCORP)

Golf shirts sponsored by Cap Gemini Ernst & Young; Coffee Breaks sponsored by NaviSys; Newspaper delivery sponsored by Steel Card.

Monday, November 4

7:00-8:00 am - Breakfast (sponsored by Wipro Technologies)

8:00-8:45 am - Gaining ROI by Doing More With Less

8:45-9:30 am - Outsourcing Opportunities: Is Now the Time?

9:30-10:15 am - Panel Discussion: The Challenge of Balancing Vision & Value

10:30 am-Noon - One-on-One Sponsor Meetings

Noon-1:00 pm - Lunch (sponsored by Tata Consulting Services/TCS)

12:15-6:00pm - Golf Tournament (sponsored by Selectica); Spa (sponsored by SAP)

7:00-10:00 pm - Elite 8 2002 Awards Reception/Dinner (sponsored by Sun Microsystems)

Tuesday, November 4

7:00-8:00 am - Breakfast (sponsored by Deloitte Consulting)

8:00-8:45 am - Special Interest Roundtables

9:00-9:30 am - Measuring ROI: Science, Art or None of the Above?

9:30-10:15 am - How We Do It: IT/Business Alignment To Achieve ROI

10:45 am-12:15 pm - One-on-One Sponsor Meetings

Noon-1:00 pm - Lunch (sponsored by Checkfree i-Solutions)

12:15-6:00 pm - Golf Tournament (sponsored by CSC); Spa (sponsored by CGI)

6:30-8:00 pm - Cocktail Reception (sponsored by Fair Isaac)

Wednesday, November 6

Get-Away Day Breakfast (sponsored by SeeBeyond)

Katherine Burger is Editorial Director of Bank Systems & Technology and Insurance & Technology, members of UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Financial Services. She assumed leadership of Bank Systems & Technology in 2003 and of Insurance & Technology in 1991. In addition to ... View Full Bio

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