Jul 2019

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Source: Asia Insurance Review | Jul 2019

Agency Innovation Conference
Theme: “Thriving in the Digital World”
18 July, Bangkok, Thailand
The life insurance industry is changing at an unprecedented rate, as employees and consumers alike continue to demand more digital friendly business models. Regardless of the insurance or financial products you are selling, having a ‘digital edge’ on competitors can help you attract and retain customers, attract and retain agents/advisors, enhance channel performance, and more. The planned session topics at this event will illustrate the many ways companies and agents are using technology to gain a competitive advantage.

MDRT Day Singapore 2019
30 July, Singapore
MDRT Day Singapore provides a rare opportunity for MDRT members and non-members to exchange ideas and gain inspiration from local practitioners and widely acclaimed speakers.

2nd Asia Employee Benefits & Insurance Conference 
Theme: “Benefits Beyond Boundaries - The Smart Caring Employer”
30-31 July, Singapore
With the emergence of mobile, flexible workforce in a globalised economy and the demographic shift as baby boomers marching toward retirement, there is a real challenge for employers to build benefits package for today’s employees. Companies also still struggle to manage the dynamics of a multigenerational workforce while keeping the turnover low. This event will draw employers, HR managers, insurers and brokers into the EB dialogue more effectively to find lasting solutions for the future generations.

Asia Risk & Resilience Conference (ARRC) 2019
Theme: Sustainable Risk & Resilience Governance: Riding the Turbulent Economic & Technology Wave
28–30 August, Singapore 
The Asia Risk & Resilience Conference (ARRC) 2019 is a premier regional networking & knowledge-sharing platform for industry representatives & professionals to further their knowledge and get to know the trends in business continuity management, emergency management, enterprise risk management, resiliency and other related areas such as crisis management, disaster recovery, terrorism, cyber security and others. Our delegates come from Asian markets such as Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India and many other countries. With the constantly changing world as a backdrop, the conference will explore the process of establishing a sustainable risk and resilience system in an increasingly digitalised and cyber world.

6th Asia Agriculture Insurance Conference
12–13 September, New Delhi, India
The awareness of agricultural insurance and its coverage potential has witnessed a manifold increase across Asia over the past few years. The 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 and the government backed agriculture insurance schemes that are transforming farmer communities in the region.

The Takaful Rendezvous 2019
Theme: “Transformation of Takaful in Industrial Revolution 4.0: Being Smart and Sustainable”
2–3 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 as well as a panel on drawing lessons from the traditional players.

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. 

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 personal 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 (International Committee for Insurance Medicine) Congress
10–13 November, Mumbai, India
The 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 festival features a FinTech conference, exhibition, awards, global hackcelerator demo day, global investor summit and innovation lab crawl. 
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