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Oct 2019

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Events

Source: Asia Insurance Review | Sep 2019

Les Rendez-Vous de Septembre 
7–12 September, Monte Carlo, Monaco
This annual international congress provides for discussion of reinsurance issues and also marks the beginning of the annual negotiation process prior to renewals. This 63rd edition’s official cocktail, hosted by the Rendez-Vous association and the Monaco government, will be held on 9 September.

6th Asia Agriculture Insurance Conference
Theme: “Feeding the world with SMART Agritech: A resilient Agri insurance system”
12–13 September, New Delhi, India
The awareness of agricultural insurance and its coverage potential has witnessed a manifold increase. Liabilities are increasing too as farmers continuously face a volatile trade environment and the excesses of climate change. So there is a need to step up with better models and more effective risk management tools. This event will take the debate a step further and explore the changing perspective of agricultural insurance today and will also look at how insurers can rise to the challenge of facing the fragmented agri-platforms.

Lloyd’s Dive In festival
24–26 September, Singapore
Dive In, an initiative of Inclusion@Lloyd’s, is the insurance sector’s only international diversity and inclusion festival that runs concurrently in multiple organisations in different countries. This will be the fourth year that local insurers and partners come together to run the festival in Singapore, focusing on ‘unconscious bias’, with personal testimonials followed by an interactive workshop session with the attendees.

12th ASEAN Insurance Congress
Theme: “Supercharging the future of insurance through innovation”
1–2 October, Bali, Indonesia
This high-level forum is an ideal platform for the exchange of ideas and networking with insurance executives in the region. Key issues that will be discussed at the event include enhancing reinsurance co-operation among ASEAN countries. 

The Takaful Rendezvous 2019
Theme: “Transformation of Takaful in Industrial Revolution 4.0: Being Smart and Sustainable”
8–9 October, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Takaful Rendezvous 2019 will bring together senior individuals in conventional and takaful insurance from around the world to address the challenges and opportunity in dealing with IR4 in a tough economic environment and socio-political issues that are expected to continue in the coming period. The Rendezvous will have a dedicated panel on drawing lessons from the success of the different regions in the Middle East and Asia and Africa.

25th Indonesia Rendezvous 
Theme: “Reshape, Reload, Re-engage, Ready for the next 25 years”
16–19 October, Bali, Indonesia
Held annually and hosted by the Indonesia General Insurance Association, this event will look at what lies ahead for the Indonesian insurance industry; expectations of the global and domestic economy and preparing the industry for the next 25 years. The event will also provide plentiful networking opportunities.

22nd Asian Actuarial Conference (AAC)
21–24 October, Singapore
The AAC is one of the biggest events for the insurance industry in Asia. Its aim is to enhance the professionalism of actuaries and promote the interaction of actuaries working in various member countries.

Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC)
Theme: Winds of change
29 October–1 November, Singapore
SIRC has established itself as one of the most important events on the Asian reinsurance calendar where leading insurers, brokers and reinsurers gather to take stock of the reinsurance market and set the tone for the renewal season while exploring new opportunities for business cooperation. The conference will address pressing industry issues such as the increasing frequency of extreme weather events caused by climate change, industry disruption and digital transformation, and the sustainability of the insurance/reinsurance business model as operating margins narrow. 

PARIMA Malaysia Conference 2019
Theme: “Redefining Risks”
4–5 November, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The business landscape is constantly changing and good risk managers understand that a wider lens is required to be able to look ahead. New and intangible risks requires different risk management approaches. With transformative business models at play, risk managers need continually to adapt and equip themselves to stay relevant and ahead of the game. This event is for risk managers who are ready to embrace new perspectives when looking at risk, managing risks and developing themselves. 

China Rendezvous
Theme: “Brave New Era of Reinsurance in China”
5–7 November, Shanghai, China
China is today the fastest growing insurance market in the world, driven by high economic growth, ballooning wealth and favourable policies. China will have a critical role to play as the global economy faces increasing stress caused by factors like the Sino-US trade friction and rising debt burden across the globe. The Rendezvous will create opportunities for networking and bilateral discussions for next year renewals and breathe greater professionalism into the market.

26th ICLAM Congress 2019
10–13 November, Mumbai, India
The International Committee for Insurance Medicine (ICLAM) congress was last held in Asia in Tokyo in 1986 and returns to the continent after a gap of 32 years. The event has, since 1935, been the international benchmark for scientific training, interactive discussion and networking on topics related to risk underwriting and more recently in claims assessment. It is well respected for the high quality of its faculty and presentations.

Singapore Fintech Festival
11–15 November, Singapore
The event features a FinTech conference and exhibition, FinTech awards, Global FinTech hackcelerator demo day, Global Investor Summit and Innovation Lab Crawl. In 2018, the event was attended by 45,000 participants from 130 countries. Participants comprised executives and decision makers from global financial institutions and corporates, innovators and technologists from FinTech start-ups to unicorns, investors, and academia.

29th Pacific Insurance Conference
17-20 November, Hong Kong 
As one of the world’s largest insurance conferences, the PIC serves to enable executives who engage in life, health, retirement savings and wealth management business in the Pacific Rim to exchange information and gain an insight into issues concerning future business and economic development in the 21st century.
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