University East

March 2019 • Atlanta, GA • Georgia State University Buckhead Center
For any surplus lines professional in any phase of their career

About the Program

University East offers technical training specific to the wholesale and specialty insurance industry. Course formats include case study-based, panel discussions and presentations with class interaction. Industry experts share their knowledge and experience to enhance the skills of others in the industry.

University East is designed for any broker, managing general agent, underwriter, program administrator/manager, human resources professional or others in the wholesale and specialty market. The two-day education program provides sessions for professionals of all career levels and job responsibilities looking to grow their expertise in the industry.


For a list of 2018 attendees, please click here.

Registration and Fees

  • Participants must apply online.
  • Tuition is based on the sessions each participant selects. Each 4 hour session is $150. Course registration includes access to receptions.
  • Reception only registration is available for $50 per reception.
  • Click here for a general information brochure, which includes a listing of all courses, course descriptions and presenters.

Schedule of Events 

Click here for a detailed schedule of events.

Day 1 Courtyard by Marriott - Atlanta Buckhead 
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.  Registration
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  Opening Reception
Day 2 Georgia State University Buckhead Center 
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 - Noon   Morning Sessions
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 5:00  p.m. Afternoon Sessions 
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Day 3 Georgia State University Buckhead Center
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 - Noon  Morning Sessions
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Afternoon Sessions

University East Cancellation Policy

Hotel and Dining Accommodations

WSIA has reserved a limited block of rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott - Atlanta Buckhead for $199/night, plus taxes and fees. You may click here to make a reservation until the room block sells out.

Courtyard by Marriott - Atlanta Buckhead
3332 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326 

Onsite Logistics

Materials for the program will be provided online, with only a few exceptions. You are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet to the program in order to access course materials. WiFi will be made available in the classrooms.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Denise Marshall at