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Agenda Overview

Day 1: Thursday, May 4, 2017

8:15AM Registration and morning refreshments
9:00AM Chairperson’s opening remarks
9:15AM How are changing macroeconomic conditions affecting the re/insurance industry in Latin America and the Caribbean?
  • US elections, currency fluctuations and commodity prices: What can the re/insurance market expect in the year to come?
  • How is the industry dealing with increasing political risk and volatility across Latin America?
9:45AM Insurance CEOs: Exploring local strategies for increasing market penetration across Latin America and the Caribbean
  • How are products and underwriting developing to increase market share? Do local players have enough capacity to deal with higher levels of penetration?
  • Are distribution channels evolving across the region? How is technology being utilised for growth and distribution in insurance markets?
  • What strategies are local insurers using to develop data and analytics for different customer segments?
  • Will we see more liability, medical malpractice and other specialist products increase presence in the Latin American markets?
Carlos Boelsterli, Chief Executive Officer, MiCRO
Daniel Revilla, Head of Latin America, Lloyd’s of London
Adrian Hernandez, CEO, Primero Seguros
10:30AM Morning refreshments and networking break
11:15AM How is regulation shaping risk management strategies across the region?
  • In what way are Solvency II rules shaping risk management across the industry?
  • To what extent are existing regulatory regimes in Mexico, Brazil and Chile encouraging growth in the re/insurance sector?
  • Capital requirements, registration and taxes: What can we expect from the new regulatory regimes in Colombia, Costa Rica and Peru?
Eduardo Recinos, Senior Director & Co-Head of Latin American Insurance Group, Fitch Ratings
11:45AM How will recent M&A activity in Latin America affect dynamics of the re/insurance industry?
  • How will the recent retrenchment of multinational re/insurers from the region affect competition and pricing? Have they been priced out of the market?
  • How does the consolidation of players into “multilatinas” affect competition in the market?
  • Are local players in a stronger position now due to changes in M&A environment?
Juan Fernando Serrano, Executive President, LatinoInsurance
Juan Luis Ortega, Regional President, Latin America, Chubb Group
Louis de Segonzac, Head of Latin America, MS Amlin
12:30PM Lunch and networking
1:45PM What can Latin American insurers learn from technology utilisation in other parts of the world?
  • What does digitalisation mean for a company? What could this look like in Latin America?
  • How have mobile technology and non-traditional communication channels transformed the way insurers work?
  • Does Latin America have the ability to apply mobile based product distribution models?
2:15PM Is the Latin American market ready to deal with cyber risks?
  • What solutions are insurers offering to cover cyber risk?
  • How is cyber cover priced, underwritten and tailored to meet specific needs for companies?
  • What considerations need to be made when covering cyber-risks?
Raheila Nazir, Head of International Cyber & Technology, Aspen
Matthew Kelly, Head of Casualty and Financial Lines, Hiscox
Carter Schoenberg, CEO, Hemisphere Cyber Risk Management
Leandro Martinez, Vice President, Financial Lines, Latin America, Chubb Latin America Group
3:00PM To what extent does Brazil still present an opportunity for re/insurers to grow despite challenging conditions in the market
  • Where do the opportunities still exist in non-life insurance markets?
  • Are regulations slowing down innovation in the Brazilian markets?
  • Have the new SUSEP intra-group rules given the boost needed for larger international players to increase Brazilian market share?
Rodrigo Botti, General Director, Terra Brasis
Rodrigo Belloube, CEO, Munich Re
3:45PM Afternoon refreshments and networking break
4:00PM Champagne roundtables

Led by an expert moderator, the roundtables will create an informal environment to discuss and debate sectorial, regional and thematic issues over a glass of champagne. Delegates will be able to move around tables, maximizing networking and learning opportunities.

  • Technology, innovation and Insurtech
    • Juan Mazzini, Senior Anaylst, Celent
  • The Miami Market
    • Ron Diaz, Senior Vice President, Latin America, Caribbean, Africa and Middle East Operations, Everest Re
  • Lloyds in Latin America
    • Daniel Revilla, Head of Latin America, Lloyd’s of London
  • Central America
    • Eduardo Recinos, Senior Director and Head of Insurance for Latin America, Fitch Ratings
  • Mexico
    • Ingrid Carlou, CEO, Patria Re
  • Brasil
    • Rodrigo Belloube, CEO, Munich Re Brasil
  • Cuba
  • Chile
  • Andean region
5:30PM Chairperson’s closing remarks followed by drinks reception
7:30PM Separately bookable Reactions Awards Dinner

Day 2: Friday, May 5, 2017

8:45AM Chairperson’s opening remarks
9:15AM Chairperson’s opening remarks
9:30AM What can be done to ensure sustainability of the Latin American reinsurance industry in a continued low pricing environment
  • Underwriting standards, pricing, and competition: How are re/insurers dealing with the current soft market?
  • How do market leaders see the entrance of smaller players in the market?
  • What is being done to address the continued fall in reinsurance rates? What are the implications for the future?
  • To what extent are brokers contributing towards the current pricing environment?
Ronald Diaz, Executive Vice President, International Department Head, Everest Reinsurance
Ingrid Carlou, Chief Executive Officer, Patria Re
10:15AM Assessing Argentina’s potential: What opportunities lie in the country for re/insurers?
  • What does the Argentinian insurance market look like currently and which lines present the greatest opportunity?
  • Have foreign currency and portfolio regulation changes made Argentina more appealing for international players to enter the market?
  • What are the biggest risks for doing business in Argentina and how can re/insurers mitigate them?
10:45AM Morning refreshments and networking break
11:15AM Cat and risk modelling: What are the next steps to improving data for Latin American insurers?
  • How are Latin American & Caribbean re/insurers and brokerages improving their risk modelling? Is catastrophe modelling being used as a comparison tool?
  • What are current limitations of accessing accurate data? To what extent are current models effective?
  • How can human capital be nurtured to develop limited data and modelling capabilities?
Dr. Eduardo Reinoso, Chief Executive Officer, ERN
Bill Churney, President, AIR Worldwide
12:00PM Improving Caribbean coverage to deal with cat exposure: Where are the biggest protection gaps?
  • Where do the biggest protection gaps lie in the Caribbean? Do international players see these as an opportunity for expansion?
  • Are regional risk pooling programmes the way forward in providing adequate protection against cat losses?
  • To what extent is climate change being factored into cat modelling for the future?
Isaac Anthony, CEO, The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF)
Raymond Fournier, President and COO, Guardian Insurance Company
12:45PM Chairperson’s closing remarks followed by lunch and close of conference