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May 2020

Diary of Events

Source: Asia Insurance Review | Apr 2016

11th World Takaful Conference (WTC)
Theme: “Prudent Practices for Global Growth”
11-12 April, Dubai, UAE
WTC takes a pragmatic approach in finding solutions to major industry issues by analysing the takaful landscape and engaging renowned speakers. New initiatives this year include “Connect by MEGA”, a mobile app to facilitate networking and enable the audience’s participation in live voting on key issues. WTC 2016 will also see the launch of the “Finance Forward World Takaful Outlook Report 2016” to help industry leaders make key strategic decisions and capitalise on emerging opportunities.
Middle East Insurance Review 10th Anniversary Summit
Theme: “Underwriting for Profit: Myth or Reality in Today’s World”
13-14 April 2016, Dubai, UAE
In the 10 years that Middle East Insurance Review has been closely monitoring and covering developments in the market, several key issues have stood out as recurrent themes and one of the most pronounced has been underwriting profits. Hence, the Summit will look at the theme of underwriting for profit, as well as other themes such as managing risk exposures and disruptive innovation.
IAA Life Section Colloquium 
Theme: “Insurance Evolution: Change is the only constant”
25-27 April, Hong Kong
The theme of the conference recognises that the life insurance industry is continuing to evolve to meet the needs of its customers, and how the role of actuaries is changing and adapting to meet those needs. The Conference will feature noted speakers who will cover a wide range of topics from risk, capital and value; products, markets, customers and distribution, and data, analytics and technology. 
3rd Conference on Insurance M&A in Asia
Theme: “Being Strategically Ready to Win in the M&A Game’’
27-28 April, Singapore
With the continuing acceleration of M&A, the 3rd Conference on Insurance M&A in Asia aims to bring together industry experts to provide analysis of the changing insurance M&A landscape in Asia, pitfalls that can crop up during integration planning and delivery, deal fundamentals and legal aspects. Lessons and best practices will also be drawn from case studies.
17th Asia Conference on Bancassurance and Alternative Distribution
Theme: “Innovation & Smart Deals to be a Real Winner”
10-11 May, Jakarta, Indonesia
With Asia’s rapidly growing consumer banking base, insurers are looking to innovate their bancassurance solutions and diversify their distribution channels. The Conference will look at the billion dollar offering in bancassurance as well as the latest bancassurance deals, trends, issues and other alternative channels in the region. 
Asia Cyber Risk Summit
Theme: “Can insurers offer cyber resilience?’
16-17 May, Singapore
This Asia Cyber Risk Summit is aimed at making the industry more aware of the massive exposures, real and hidden threats and to provide an interactive platform to discuss the key issues in cyber and legitimate business solutions the insurance industry should and can provide. More importantly, how actively self-protected are insurers who are information-sensitive and information-intensive? Are insurers cyber resilient and can they offer cyber-resilient policies to help corporates and individuals? 
10th Anniversary Asia Insurance CFO Summit 2016 
Theme: “A Decade On: The Shifting Landscape in the Mind of the CFO”
25-27 May, Bangkok, Thailand
The 10th Anniversary CFO Summit aims to tackle the new issues that have changed the whole world. What has the last decade taught us, and what will the next decade bring? And how will the CFO of the next decade evolve with these new demands to become effective for business? 
Global Insurance Forum
12-15 June, Singapore
Formerly known as the International Insurance Society (IIS) Annual Seminar, the Global Insurance Forum is expected to draw more than 500 senior insurance executives, regulators, insurance scholars and policy makers from all regions of the world and industry sectors. The Forum will look at how insurers will drive change in response to internal and external competitors, remain competitive and increase their relevance within the global marketplace.
2016 LIMRA LOMA Strategic Issues Conference
22-24 June, Hong Kong
This Conference is designed for CEOs and senior executives at financial services and life insurance companies doing business in the Asia-Pacific who want the inside track on emerging opportunities, and to learn the latest developments in marketing, distribution and corporate management. 
6th Asia Life Insurance Summit with Asia Trusted Life Agents & Advisers Awards
Theme: “Reinventing the Life Business in the Smart Era”
11-12 July, Singapore
The Summit will bring together leading experts and key players to address critical issues and key challenges facing the life insurance markets in Asia today. There will also be discussions on responding to the changing needs of the policyholders through product innovation and branding, optimising distribution models, the need to cover protection gaps, changes in the regulatory landscape and strategies to drive growth in the changing environment.
60th Rendez-vous de Septembre
10-15 September, Monte-Carlo
In 2016, the Rendez-vous de Septembre will be celebrating its 60th edition. This special edition will be placed under the High Patronage of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II. An official cocktail will take place at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco on 12 September 2016. Book your evening and your trip there soon!
28th East Asian Insurance Congress
Theme: “The Future of Insurance: Customer-Centricity”
11-15 October, Macau
The must-go-to biennial industry event, the EAIC is back this year at Macau, with the focus on customers. A host of top-notch practitioners have been lined up to share their views on varied numerous topics and delegates must not miss the excellent opportunities to network too. One innovative measure this year – each participant will be given a tablet pre-loaded with all the relevant materials and much more. For more information, check out the website. 
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