This year the elite of the world’s insurance industry will meet in Zurich for The Reactions Magazine’s Global Insurance Conference 2009. As the financial services industry resets itself following the worst crises for decades, the insurance sector faces a number of hurdles in re-affirming consumer confidence in a new regulatory environment. Industry leaders from insurance, reinsurance, asset management, professional service providers and risk managers will discuss the challenges and opportunities when establishing the new paradigm of the global insurance industry.
Through a series of innovative presentations and interactive panel discussions, topics to be covered at the event include:
Educating policyholders and shareholders: Re-establishing consumer confidence in industry stakeholders
Influence of the new regulatory environment on investor appetite
The portfolio balancing act: How to structure a balanced portfolio in a new financial environment
The role of asset managers: How has this changed as a result of recent turmoil?
How are re/insurers fairing compared with other financial institutions such banks, private equity houses and hedge funds
Ratings methodology and the role of the rating agent following the financial market reset
Solvency II: impact on the insurance industry and its position in the ever more competitive financial services sector
Risk management strategies for a new paradigm in insurance
Confirmed speakers include: Stefan Lippe, Chief Executive Officer, Swiss ReDieter Wemmer, CFO, Zurich FinancialJo Oechslin, CRO, Munich Re Group
Mark Byrne, Chairman & Founder, Flagstone ReinsuranceFrank Ellenbürger, Global Sector Leader, Insurance, KPMGKarel Van Hulle, Head of Unit Insurance and Pensions, EU CommissionThomas Steffen, Executive Director, BAFIN GermanyPatrick Liedtke, Secretary General and Managing Director, The Geneva AssociationBurkhard Keese, Executive Vice President, Group Financial Reporting, Allianz SEJames Illingworth, Group Chief Risk Officer, Amlin Monica Mächler, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMAPaolo de Martin, CFO, ScorMike Morrissey, President & CEO, IISBen Zehnwirth, Professorial Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales and CEO, Insureware
New for 2009:
Monday, 9th November 2009
Pre-conference Briefing Day: Solvency II – Challenge or opportunity?
Aligning regulatory compliance with your organisation’s business objectives
Lead by Peter Ott (KPMG in Germany) & Ad Kok (KPMG in the Netherlands)
Natasha Wood, firstname.lastname@example.org - for speaking opportunities
Siham Ammoura, email@example.com - for sponsorship opportunities
Karina Katysheva, firstname.lastname@example.org - for registrations or marketing opportunties