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April 30 – May 2 The Palmer House Hilton Chicago, Illinois

Enterprise Data Strategy & Management; Analytics & BI; Data Governance; Data Quality; Information Security; MDM; Compliance & Regulatory Developments; Talent Recruitment and Professional Development in the age of Big Data Analytics;  and much more…

Register by March 13 – Save $100 / Group Discounts are also Available!

Whether you're new or experienced in data management; or you work for an insurance carrier or a technology and services provider; we invite you to join us in Chicago, Illinois April 30 - May 2, for the IDMA 2017 Annual Conference to network, learn, and discuss with your peers on how to shape up your enterprise data management program for the future and stay competitive.

For a list sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities and a sample of attendee profiles, please review the Sponsors & Exhibitors section of the conference website and contact Farouk Yassine at (201) 469-3069 or

The program will include the keynote and track sessions, executive panel and rountable sessions, an exhibit hall, and plenty of networking opportunities, including a Casino Night themed reception. Check out the event’s website to see what we have planned for you.

We hope to see you in Chicago for our annual industry gathering of insurance data management professionals.




Examinations are offered Monday through Friday of the following exam windows.


 January 16-27
 May 15-26
 September 18-29

Please use this form to register for any IDMA exam!



Are you interested in hosting an IDMA Training Workshop at your company site or at your industry event?

IDMA offers seven One-Day Training Workshops geared towards insurance industry professionals: Data Management for Insurance Professionals (DMIP), Insurance Data Quality (IDQ), Tools for Managing Data Effectively (TMDE), Data Governance and Stewardship (DG&S), Enterprise Data Management (EnterpriseDM), Claims Data Management (ClaimsDM), and Strategic Data Management (StrategicDM).

All these workshops include practical discussions and case studies for interactive participation.

Our workshops can be offered in conjunction with industry events at the invitation of the event sponsors or they can be requested by individual companies who agree to certain easy to-meet terms. Workshops can be abbreviated and customized to suit individual company requirements. For cost, sample agendas, and additional information, please contact Farouk Yassine at (201) 469-3069 or



IDMA currently has three active chapters in the United States: The Chicago Metro Chapter (Midwest Chapter); The New England Chapter; and The New York / New Jersey Metro Chapter.

IDMA Chapters meetings attendees find these meeting very valuable for content and networking as they address similar data management challenges. If you are interested in hosting an IDMA regional chapter meeting or starting a new chapter in your area, please contact Farouk Yassine at (201) 469-3069 or



Data Governance & Information Quality 2017 (DGIQ) Conference – San Diego, CA, June 12–18
Register for the conference or the stewardship seminar by May 12 using priority code IDMA612 and save up to $250 off of your conference registration fee.  Also, register two team members and receive a third registration for free.  For additional information on this conference, click here.

Applied Insurance Analytics: A Framework for Driving More Value from Data Assets, Technologies & Tools
This textbook was designed as practical handbook for all analytic stakeholders including executive sponsors, business analysts, data managers, and IT. It includes many practical tools and use cases. IDMA members can order the book from the publisher, FTPress. You can also download Chapter 1, the overview chapter, free from the site.


IDMA Mission Statement

The Insurance Data Management Association, Inc. (IDMA) is an independent, non-profit, professional learned association dedicated to increasing the level of professionalism, knowledge, and visibility of insurance data management.

Value Proposition

With every advance in technology, the value of data increases. Evolving and new technologies make sharing data fairly simple, but if bad information moves through a process, the costs grow exponentially at each step. Data must be managed to ensure quality, to ensure maximum benefit to the organization. If Senior Managers receive bad data, how can they properly manage? If Marketing receives incorrect information, the dollar value of lost opportunities can only be guessed. In the realm of regulatory or statutory reporting, bad data may create a liability for your organization. All of the Actuarial, Claims, Compliance, Finance, and Information Technology functions need reliable data to work with. The data manager's function is to provide other managers with the information they need to fulfill their role.

General Information Value to Actuaries Value to Marketing
Value to Senior Management Value to Claims Value to Statistical and Regulatory Reporting
Value to Compliance/ Government Value to Finance Value to Underwriting
Relations and Regulators Value to Information Technology

Education Value
Important Dates
Facilitators Guide IDMA Exam Dates
Data Management for Insurance Professionals

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IDMA One-Day Training Workshops  

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