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MSIG Risk Management Challenge 2017
8 February (case release) – 11 March (grand finals), Singapore
The MSIG Insurance Risk Management Challenge 2017 (RMC) is a risk-related business case competition organised by the Risk Management Society at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU-RMS) for all undergraduates in Singapore. Participants not only gain experience solving a real-life case about insurance risk but will also have the opportunity to attend coaching sessions conducted by sponsors including Bank of America Merrill Lynch and MSIG Insurance. Prizes include S$3,000 (US$2,100) for the champion and internship opportunities in MSIG. 

5th Asia Insurance Brokers’ Summit
Theme: “The Power of Smart Brokers in a World of Disruptive Innovation in Insurance”
6-7 March, Singapore
The broking industry is continually reinventing itself as the world is getting riskier and disruptive innovation seems to be the order of the day. Pressure from changing regulations, changing customer expectations, intense competition and disruptive technology are pushing brokers to change. 
   Now in its fifth year, the Asia Insurance Brokers’ Summit returns to Singapore. Be part of the Summit to hear from prominent, thought-provoking keynote addresses and leverage on prime networking opportunities with industry leaders all coming together to create an unparalleled professional learning experience.

12th Asia Conference on Healthcare and Health Insurance
Theme: “Strategic, Defensive & Inclusive Health Covers from Cradle to Grave”
20-21 March, Singapore
Health insurance plays a critical role in the life of people. The Internet of Things (IoT) and mobility in the context of ageing societies are creating enormous opportunities for insurers to leverage to provide better customers’ experience, and encourage fitness & wellness while simultaneously improving profitability. Insurers have a tremendous chance to reinvent their role in healthcare from being a payer to an active player, in meeting today’s customers’ expectations and improving outcomes. Find out more at the 12th Asia Conference on Healthcare and Health Insurance organised by Asia Insurance Review.

Insurance Information & Ratemaking Forum of Asia 2017 (IIRFA 2017)
20-21 March, Bangkok, Thailand
This is an annual conclave established by Asian ratemaking and/or statistical organisations (RSOs) which serves as a unique platform for participants to exchange information and knowledge on topics such as insurance ratemaking and statistics, fraud detection systems, and methods of coping with challenges faced in changing environments. IIRFA’s objectives are to advance the sound development of the insurance business in Asia and to protect the interests of policyholders through the exchange of information and knowledge on the practical matters related to operations of RSOs.

5th Asia Motor Insurance & Claims Management Conference
Theme: “The Future of Motor Insurance in Asia”
27-28 March, Manila, Philippines
The motor market is changing, with ambitious plans to roll out autonomous cars on the streets across the world. So what will become of motor insurance which is more than half the premium pie in most markets? Who or what is to be underwritten in this new motor world? Will the pie shrink? We will have experts across the industry to discuss these and more. 

PARIMA Manila 2017
Theme: “Sustainable, Resilient & Intelligent Future”
28 March, Manila, Philippines
The first of PARIMA’s three conferences in 2017 will bring together some 30 speakers and 150 delegates to discuss a broad range of topics including crisis management, risk management process improvement, cybersecurity, business interruption and human capital risks. Keynote speakers include the CEOs of Ayala Corporation and Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc.

3rd Asia Conference on Risk-Based Capital
Theme: “Being Ready and Strategic to Get the Best out of RBC”
29-30 March, Manila, Philippines
With the Philippines being set to be the next in Asia to embrace RBC supervision while other markets are tinkering with or changing their RBC rules, Asia Insurance Review will host a Strategic 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.
   This two-day Conference targeted at CEOs, CFOs and CROs of insurance companies as well as regulatory bodies will look at the drivers and lures of RBC regime; how to embrace RBC painlessly, efficiently and effectively; the concepts and application of RBC for life and general insurers; as well as the categories of risks measured from credit risks, asset risks, underwriting risks, operating risks, balance sheet risks and off-balance sheet risks.

12th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC)
Theme: “Stability, Authenticity and Technological Transformation”
11-12 April, Dubai, UAE
Though still at a nascent stage of development, the takaful industry has witnessed rapid growth over the past seven years, with its total assets doubling in the last five years. As the industry navigates through the complex global insurance landscape, there is a greater need for its leaders to share insights and deliberate on new strategies. 
   Join the global forum at WTC which serves as a platform to facilitate idea-sharing among industry leaders gathered from diverse parts of the world. 

RIMS 2017 Annual Conference
Theme: “Risk Revolution”
23-26 April, Philadelphia, USA
RIMS, the risk management society, has opened registration for the RIMS 2017 Annual Conference & Exhibition, a premier risk management and insurance industry four-day event. Launched in 1963, the event is expected to feature more than 160 educational sessions, 400 exhibitors and is expected to draw more than 10,000 professionals. The new additions to this year’s programme include an Executive Leadership Track and a “Technology and Risk” education category focused on tech innovations.

1st Asia InsurTech Summit
Theme: “Riding the InsurTech Wave”
26-27 April, Singapore
The birth of Innovation Labs across various industries signals the beginning of the golden age of the digital era. Perhaps the most frequently asked question is: How should insurers go about innovating? 
   The 1st Asia InsurTech Summit will examine this question, share success stories, bringing start-ups, insurers and investors together to create a better future for the industry and getting you armed with the current tools and prosper in the digital world.

18th Asia Conference on Bancassurance and Alternative Distribution Channels
Theme: “The Lure of Bancassurance Even in a Disrupted World: Innovative Distribution Strategies for Scale & Success”
15-16 May, Jakarta, Indonesia
Despite all the disruptive innovation and automate distribution, the lure of bancassurance is still compelling. The use of Big Data, analytics and insights into consumer behaviour has given a new dynamic twist to bancassurance. The two-day 18th Asia Bancassurance conference will look for intelligent solutions for improving underwriting, pricing, claims management, product innovation and customer experience, as well as see what will make bancassurance continue to flourish.

16th Asia Pacific Life Insurance Congress
Theme: “Together as one”
17-19 May, Genting Highlands, Malaysia
The APLIC Congress is the largest financial services congress in the region, and this year’s edition is expected to welcome about 7,000 delegates. The biannual event aims to facilitate and promote business development as well as productivity of financial services professionals with speaking sessions by international experts and opportunities to exchange ideas and innovation.

2017 LIMRA LOMA Operational Strategies Conference
Theme: “Game Player or Game Changer? Agility in Disruptive Times”
22-23 May, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This two-day event will feature presentations from industry leaders and experts with advanced knowledge of operational strategies including leadership development, talent management, technology, innovation, and customer service. Breakout sessions will help you address your specific challenges, and networking opportunities will allow you to compare best practices and technologies. 
   This conference is being designed for personnel involved with the back office operations at financial services and life insurance companies in the Asia Pacific. 

IIS Global Insurance Forum
17-20 July, London, United Kingdom
Join the diverse delegation of 500+ global insurance executives, regulators, academics and policy makers from all sectors of the industry at the Global Insurance Forum. This premier global conference features prominent thought leaders sharing their views on key issues which will shape the future of the industry. 
14th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference 
Theme: “New Partnerships in Reinsurance”
31 October – 2 November, Singapore
With the world of risk becoming increasingly more complex, the 14th SIRC will explore the theme of “New Partnerships in Reinsurance” from a variety of different angles including not only the traditional relationships between cedents, reinsurance brokers, reinsurers, risk managers, regulators and government but, also technologies, social media and the Internet of Things. 
   The 14th SIRC, to be held for the fourth time from 31 October to 2 November 2017 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, will have Mr Ulrich Wallin, Chairman & CEO of Hannover Re, making his maiden appearance as the conference keynote speaker.
   The event will provide three days of high level networking and cooperation opportunities, with the Lloyd’s Coffee House acting as the integral core of the event where all interested parties meet under one roof. 
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IAIS Annual Conference 2017
Theme: “Insurance Supervision: Looking Beyond…”
2-3 November, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This year, the IAIS annual conference will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and so is a great opportunity for region’s insurance industry to participate in the event to exchange views on issues relevant to the supervision and development of insurance markets. This year’s theme reflects on the possibilities that lie ahead for insurers and regulators—such as those that lie beyond the status quo, beyond national boundaries, beyond the present and beyond conventional insurance. 
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