The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty of the Insurance Law Center at the University of Connecticut School of Law:
Professor Peter Kochenburger will speak at a National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) meeting on race and insurance underwriting on June 18, 2021. The event will be held virtually from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm on the NCOIL website. This meeting was planned at the behest of New York senator Neil Breslin, and Professor Kochenburger will participate on a panel of experts who will discuss the potential existence of racial discrimination in the insurance industry.
Professor Peter Kochenburger will speak at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' International Insurance Forum on the implications of AI and big tech on May 25th, 2021. The 55-minute event, "Innovation – Forecasting the Future of AI and Big Data" will be held virtually at 6:00 pm. Professor Kochenburger will participate on a panel of experts who will discuss how artifical intelligence has shaped the formation of new insurance companies, and the potential implications for consumers, such as benefits, and concerns about privacy.
Peter Kochenburger spoke at the Spring Meeting of the National Council of State Legislators (NCOIL). Kochenburger participated in the Special Committee on Race in Insurance Underwriting. The hybrid event was held in Charleston, SC on April 22.
Professor Peter Kochenburger will speak at the National Council of Insurance Legislators' (NCOIL) spring meeting on race and insurance underwriting on April 15, 2021. The event will be held virtually on the NCOIL website, and will feature Professor Kochenburger giving a presentation entitled, "Insurers’ Use of Criminal History Information", where he will discuss the impact of insurance companies gaining increased access to the criminal histories of their applicants. This event will also feature a handful of other experts giving presentations on topics that relate to the central theme of the meeting.
Sachin Pandya organized and moderated the webinar "Structural Racism in Employment" that was part of the Constance Baker Motley Speaker Series on Racial Inequality. This webinar featured scholars and advocates who explained how structural racism operates to the disadvantage of domestic workers, immigrant workers, and workers entangled in the criminal justice system, and what it takes to combat that structural racism.