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Diary of Events

Source: Asia Insurance Review | Jun 2016

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
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.
 
Asia Anti-Money Laundering Summit
Theme: “The Need to Combat Money Laundering Effectively”
13-14 July, Singapore
With the world getting more tech savvy and online transactions rising, insurers need to ensure against being unwittingly exploited for money laundering or terrorist financing. The Asia Anti-Money Laundering Summit 2016 will bring together experts including regulators and law enforcement officers, insurers and insurance distribution agents and claims management professionals in a collaborative partnership to address these hot issues.
 
LAMP Asia
7-9 August 2016, Bangkok, Thailand
Get energised at this event for leaders in the insurance, investment and financial services industry. Connect with more than 1,500 field leaders and industry executives for two days of exchange on topics ranging from business strategy, recruiting and retention, performance coaching to sales and marketing. See you there!
 
5th Asia Insurance CIO Technology Summit
Theme: “An Innovative CIO as the Game Changer”
5-7 September 2016, Singapore
With emerging technologies such as cryptocurrency, 3-D printing and artificial intelligence, insurers must leverage on these to change the way it traditionally operates, to increase the bottom-line and retain its existing customers. 
CIOs have to be in the forefront of these technologies and more and their possibilities for the insurance industry. The three-day Summit will explore all these, with a full day dedicated to Innovation in Insurance. 
 
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 take place 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!
 
3rd Asia Agriculture Insurance Conference
Theme: “Proactive Strategies to Meet Market Needs for Cover”
20-21 September 2016, Singapore
Today, farming has taken on new forms with higher crop values, innovative products, cost-effective business models, new distribution channels and advanced technologies. Hence, the agriculture sector is looking to insurers for help to manage these new risks and challenges.
 
   The 3rd Asia Agriculture Insurance Conference will look at these and more. 
 
Reinsurance International Study Course (RISC)
25-28 September, Singapore
Now in its 49th year, the RISC is a sell-out event created by the Australian & New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) that provides the building blocks essential to understanding reinsurance in practice. 
 
   While traditionally held in Australia, the event will be brought to Singapore for the first time this year by the Singapore College of Insurance (SCI). 
 
20th AIRDC Conference
Theme: “Transforming the Insurance Industry in Developing Countries”
26-29 September, Manama, Bahrain
The conference, held under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain, is jointly organised by the Bahrain Insurance Association (BIA), the Association of Insurers and Reinsurers of Developing Countries (AIRDC), and Arab Insurance Group (Arig). The event will gather key stakeholders from the insurance sectors in developing countries to share experiences and chart a new direction for the regional industry.
 
ANZIIF Reinsurance Rendezvous
Theme: “Evolution of Revolution of the Industry”
4-5 October, Canberra, Australia
This one-and-a-half day conference is a must-attend for industry professionals across Asia-Pacific wanting to navigate the changing reinsurance market environment.
 
Global Terrorism Risk Insurance Congress
6 October, Canberra, Australia
The Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation (ARPC) is organising this one-day event in collaboration with the OECD to better understand the latest trends around the threat of terrorism. 
 
   For enquiries, please write to events@arpc.gov.au
 
20th Asian Actuarial Conference (20th AAC) 
Theme: “Changing Asian Societies: Challenges and Opportunities”
9-12 November 2016, Gurgaon, India 
India is hosting the AAC for the first time, an event which brings together experts in various relevant domain from across the world. This year, the conference will focus on challenges and the opportunities that the prevailing political, economic and demographic evolution create for the global actuarial and other professional communities that work in the financial services sector. 
 
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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