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Source: Middle East Insurance Review | Jun 2018

1st Asia Employee Benefits & Insurance Conference
Theme: ‘Making Employee Benefits Smart & Cost Effective’
3-4 July, Singapore
In the sharing economy with the empowered connected employee, the fight for talent is crucial and critical for success. While runaway employee benefits (EB) costs need to be controlled, EB is also a game changer for becoming an employer of choice, and there are opportunities in disruption and data to develop innovative EB solutions. This inaugural EB conference provides a platform for healthcare, wellness and HR experts to join the insurance industry to look at responding creatively and sustainably to EB challenges.

IIS Global Insurance Forum
8-11 July, Berlin, Germany
Join the diverse delegation of 500+ global insurance executives, regulators, academics and policymakers from all sectors of the industry at the International Insurance Society’s (IIS)annual Global Insurance Forum. This premier global conference features prominent thought leaders sharing their views on key issues that will shape the future of the industry.

12th International Takaful Summit
10-11 July, London
The growth of the international takaful industry and demand of shariah-compliant financial products have seen the International Takaful Summit grow from strength to strength. This by-invitation only summit attracts about 400 delegates each year and features top decision makers from government institutions, leading takaful and retakaful organisations, legal and academic delegates.

4th SAS ERM-ESSEC CREAR Conference
Theme: ‘Cyber Risks – Threats and Opportunities for the Asia Pac Insurance Industry’
26-27 July, Singapore
Cyber risks are regularly mentioned as the top concern in risk managers’ minds. All insurance and reinsurance companies are expected to play a critical role in this fast-changing and constantly evolving environment: both as a target for cyber criminality and as an insurance coverage provider. This conference features keynote speakers including the head of MAS’ risk supervision division Tommy Tan, expert in cybercrime and cybersecurity Professor Nir Kshetri from the Bryan School of Business and Economics, UNC-Greensboro (USA) and Prime Re Solutions partner Dr Michel Dacorogna (Switzerland).

The Asian Captive Conference 2018
Theme: ‘Challenges in Self Insurance: Transparency and Digital Disruption’
1-2 August, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The conference is a collaboration between Labuan International Business and Financial Centre and the Labuan International Insurance Association. This year’s event aims to highlight the challenges and disruptions that risk managers are facing from technology and the growing demands of tax transparency and substance. Delegates will learn about the best practices and strategies relating to various self-insurance models, risk retention approaches and domicile selection adopted by multinational companies and industry professionals. There will be a dedicated presentation on protected cell companies.

Les Rendez-Vous de Septembre
8-13 September, Monte Carlo, Monaco
This annual international congress provides for discussion of reinsurance issues and also marks the beginning of the annual negotiation process prior to renewals. This 62nd edition’s official cocktail, hosted by the Rendez-Vous association and the Monaco government, will be held on 10 September.

3rd Asia Cyber Risk Summit
Theme: ‘To Be Cyber Resilient in a World of Evolving Cyber Threats’
17-18 September, Singapore
AI, big data and cloud computing are just a few of the hottest developments in digital. With this ‘ABC’ in insurance, the industry moving to digital and beginning to look at using distributed ledger technology, what are the new threats and vulnerabilities that companies have to be aware of to protect themselves and their customers? Meanwhile, data breaches and ransomware continue to find new victims. What are the insurance challenges and opportunities arising from today’s new world of cyber risks? This conference will address these issues and more. 

12th Middle East Healthcare Insurance Conference
Theme: ‘Evolution Strategies to Make Compulsory Health Insurance Sustainable and Successful’
24-25 September, Muscat, Oman
Under the patronage of the Capital Market Authority for the second time, the Middle East Healthcare Insurance Conference returns to Muscat, following the success of the event held in Oman last year. The two-day conference will continue to look at the developments of compulsory health insurance in Oman and across the region; regulatory issues; the top health trends around the world; rising healthcare costs; impact of healthtech and InsurTech on insurance; use of data and analytics and innovative solutions; and how insurers, employers, TPAs, pharmas and healthcare providers can contribute collectively to healthcare success.

21st AIRDC Conference 2018
Theme: ‘Building Financial Resilience – Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance’
25-26 September, Kathmandu, Nepal
Three years ago, the city of Kathmandu was crippled by a major earthquake that left almost 9,000 people dead and more than double that number seriously injured. In September, this gateway to the Himalayas will show the world that it’s officially back in business as it plays host to the 21st conference of the Association of Insurers and Reinsurers in Developing Countries (AIRDC) to highlight the importance of insurance in times of disasters.

15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference
Theme: ‘Reinsurance Reloaded’
29 October – 1 November, Singapore
The 15th SIRC is organised by Singapore Reinsurers’ Association in conjunction with the Reinsurance Brokers’ Association of Singapore, with Asia Insurance Review as the official media partner. Held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands, it will provide high level keynote speeches, 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. 

EMEA Life Insurance Conference 2018 
Theme: ‘The Customer Journey’
11-13 November, Dubai, UAE 
The inaugural conference will focus on innovation and current topics affecting insurance and financial services companies conducting business and competing in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). This year, the event look closer at the customer journey and how to make it decisive.
 
   MEIR readers get a 15% discount to the event by using the promo code: DISC15.
 
For more information on our conferences, visit our website at www.meinsurancereview.com or
contact Ms Loga at loga@meinsurancereview.com.
 
 
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