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

Enterprise Data Strategy & Management; Analytics & Business Intelligence; Data Governance; Data Quality; Information Security; Compliance & Regulatory Developmentsand much more…

Save the date and plan to join next year at the legendary Palmer House Hilton Chicago Hotel, April 30 – May 2, 2017 for IDMA’s annual industry gathering of insurance data management professionals.

Call for Speakers and Sponsorship information will be released sometime in late July.  Stay tuned!

For a sample program, list of prior sponsors and attendee demographics visit last year’s event website - IDMA 2016 Conference.

You can also contactFarouk Yassine, IDMA Executive Director, at (201) 469-3069 or if you have any questions or to request additional information regarding IDMA 2017.



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



 January 18-29
 May 16-27
 September 12-23

 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 2016 (DGIQ) Conference San Diego, CA, June 27 – July 1
Register for the conference or the stewardship seminar by May 16 using priority code IDMA627 and save up to $250 off of your conference registration fee. For additional information on this conference, click here.

TDWI 2016 Accelerate (Data & Visualization) Seminar – Boston, MA, July 18-20
Register using priority code IDMA100 and save $100 off of your conference registration fee. For additional information on this conference, click here.

ACORD2016 Conference – Boca Raton, FL, November 1-3
IDMA members who are not members of ACORD will be able to attend ACORD2016 for the special registration fee of only $749. Use comp code IDMA2016 when registering.  For additional information on this conference, click here.

Insurance IoT USA Summit 2016 – Chicago, IL, November 15-16
Register using discount code IDMA16 and save $300 off of your conference registration fee. For additional information on this event, 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

IDMA 2014 Annual Meeting and Seminar

IDMA One-Day Training Workshops  

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