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Diary of events

Source: Asia Insurance Review | May 2015

Aqaba Conference – The International Conference of Insurance & Marine Transportation
Theme: “New Risks…New Challenges”
11-13 May 2015, Aqaba, Jordan
Jordan Insurance Federation (JOIF) in cooperation with General Arab Insurance Federation (GAIF), and Jordan Shipping Association (JSA) will be holding the fifth International Conference on Insurance & Marine Transportation. 
For more information, visit www.aqabaconf.com
 
Asia Motor Insurance and Claims Management Conference 2015
Theme: “Driving Profitability into Motor”
18-19 May 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia
Motor is the bread-and-butter business in most of Asia. Yet, it is still in a relatively immature state. Many mourn that motor is unprofitable. Yet the dynamics of motor insurance is such that it can be underwritten with profit. Asia Insurance Review brings the Asia Motor Insurance and Claims Management Conference 2015 to Jakarta and participants can learn from leading stakeholders as they provide key insights to successful, profitable growth in Asia’s heavily regulated and fragmented motor insurance markets.
For more information, visit www.asiainsurancereview.com
 
9th Asian Insurance CFO Summit
Theme: “Reinventing the Insurance CFO’s Role in the Era of Disruptions”
3-5 June 2015, Hong Kong
Despite the unique specificities of the insurance industry, it is increasingly influenced by disruptive innovation and technology, impacting how we serve our clients. How should CFOs position themselves for success in this era of “disruption”? This year’s Summit will look not only at how CFOs can ride the rollercoaster landscape, but how to equip today’s CFO with a toolkit to navigate the necessary changes.
For more information, visit www.asiainsurancereview.com 
 
2nd Asia Conference on Risk-Based Capital
Theme: “The Right Tools to Get the Best out of RBC”
8-9 June 2015, Hong Kong
Hong Kong looks set to be the latest jurisdiction in Asia to embrace risk-based capital supervision even as other markets are tinkering with or changing their RBC rules. Asia Insurance Review is hosting this conference to help companies better understand the power of the RBC mantra and prepare for the new regime while learning from the experiences of those markets already using RBC.  
For more information, visit www.asiainsurancereview.com
 
Global Insurance Forum
Theme: “Filling the protection gap”
14-17 June 2015, New York, US 
Join the industry event of the year, the Global Insurance Forum in New York City – the crossroads of the world. The programme will feature the industry’s most prominent global insurance thought leaders and experts, across all sectors, sharing their ideas and perspectives on the current and future insurance landscape. Topics to be covered include retirement and savings issues, risks pools for natural catastrophes and terrorism, environmental and pollution solutions, public-private partnerships, healthcare and microinsurance. 
For more details, visit www.iisonline.org/seminars
 
Asia Liability Insurance Conference
Theme: “Managing Increasing Liability Exposures”
22-23 June 2015, Singapore
With dedicated sessions on cyber threats and covers, this conference will bring together global and regional liability and cyber risk experts, and buyers of insurance to evaluate the current state of liability markets, understand the key challenges to the insurance industry in identifying and designing products, and discuss emerging risks.  
For more information, visit www.asiainsurancereview.com
 
Asia Insurance Conference on Employee Benefits 2015
Theme: “Using Insurance as a Partner to Innovate Employee Benefits Schemes while Controlling Costs’’
27-28 July 2015, Singapore
In Asia, demand for Employee health and benefits insurance is rising, driven by medical cost inflation and deteriorating claims experience. This EB conference with an Insurance Focus will cover the essentials of employee benefits while offering solutions on cost control through insurance coverages. It will provide insights into the trends of benefit programmes where employees are knowledge savvy and spoilt for choices, and where the EB market is headed. 
For more information, visit www.asiainsurancereview.com
 
19th AIRDC Congress (formally ICDC) 
Theme: “Long term Development in partnership with the Insurance Industry”
28-30 September 2015 Victoria, Seychelles 
The 19th AIRDC Congress, earlier known as the Insurance Congress of Developing Countries (ICDC) will be held from the 28 – 30 September 2015 in Victoris, Seychelles. The Association of Insurers and Reinsurers in Developing Countries (AIRDC) works to develop and expand international collaboration and cooperation in the insurance and reinsurance industry among its members, who are drawn from countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. 
For more information, visit www.airdc.org
 
Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers & Reinsurers (FAIR) 24th Conference
Theme: “Building on 50 Years of Regional Cooperation”
12-14 October 2015, Cairo, Egypt
FAIR celebrates its Golden Jubilee this year by holding its biennial conference in Egypt, where it was founded. FAIR conferences aim to promote cooperation among insurance and reinsurance companies in Africa and Asia, and typically attract hundreds of top executives and key decision makers from the industry to discuss the opportunities and challenges they face.
For more information, visit www.fair2015.org
 
13th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC)
Theme: “Managing Risks in an Uncertain World”
2-4 November 2015, Singapore
Rising to the demands and feedback from past conferences, the 13th SIRC will be structured to allow for an extra day of networking, wherein the Lloyd’s Coffee House and respective bilateral meeting rooms will be fully functional for three days from 2 November.
 
The SIRC is considered to be the premier reinsurance event in Asia, drawing key decision makers and senior management executives within the insurance, reinsurance, broking and regulatory communities. The 12th SIRC had previously hosted some 940 delegates from 49 countries all over the world.
For more information, visit www.sirc.com.sg
 
19th Asia Actuarial Conference (AAC)
Theme: “Innovation & Creating Sustainable Value”
3-6 November 2015, Bangkok, Thailand
The AAC, formerly known as East Asian Actuarial Conference (EAAC) is the largest annual actuarial conference in the region attracting more than 700 delegates from various countries within and outside Asia. The AAC member associations include Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Chinese Taipei and Thailand. 
 
This year, the conference will be hosted by Thailand and will include topics designed to appeal to actuaries from different practice areas. 
For more information, visit www.aac19th.org
 
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