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Call for papers for Shin Research Excellence Awards programme

Source: Asia Insurance Review | Jan 2018


Technology and innovation are influencing strategic growth in the insurance industry and its advancement impacts the industry across a broad spectrum. Recognising that, the International Insurance Society (IIS), in partnership with The Geneva Association, are calling for papers for the Shin Research Excellence Awards program, with the focus on the topic “The innovation transformation”.

   Submissions of original - developed for this particular program – are invited with empirical research on the following:

   The Innovation Transformation
  • Longevity Risk: innovations in medical technology and genomics and innovative insurance solutions to manage longevity risks
  • Cyber/Technology Risk: managing exposures and capitalizing on opportunities to offer new insurance products
  • Climate Risk and Extreme Events: monitoring, modelling and mitigation to expand risk coverage
   Submission are due by 1 March 2018 and must be submitted in English, consisting of approximately 8,000 words.
IIS Global Insurance Forum
The selected research, once refereed, will be published in The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance and presented at the annual IIS Global Insurance Forum before a delegation of 500+ insurance professionals, policymakers and researchers representing 50 nations, this year taking place Washington, D.C., in June 2018. 

   Awards of up to US$5,000 plus travel expenses will be presented to the selected qualifying research papers, and the lead author will be hosted at the Global Insurance Forum to present the research and actively participate both formally and informally at the Forum. 

   For more information, refer to The Geneva Association website. A 
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