Digital technologies, internet connectedness and “big data” are creating new business models, new commercial opportunities and new consumer relationships.

Our full-day programme will investigate both the challenges and the opportunities that digitalisation presents to the world’s insurers.

Full-day programme:

  • Session A: How will tomorrow look?
  • Session B: Today’s innovations
  • Session C: Getting from today to tomorrow

***Full programme to be announced shortly***

Speakers include:

Mario Greco
Group CEO, Zurich Insurance
Christian Mumenthaler
Group CEO, Swiss Re
Victoria Saporta
Chair, International Association
of Insurance Supervisors

Plus

Break-out sessions Networking events Sponsorship opportunities

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Confirmed speakers
 
Mario Greco
Group CEO, Zurich Insurance
Christian Mumenthaler
Group CEO, Swiss Re
Victoria Saporta
Chair, International Association
of Insurance Supervisors
Gabriel Bernardino
Chairman, European Insurance &
Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
Steven Mendel
CEO and co-founder,
Bought By Many, UK
Martin Merlin
Director, regulation & prudential
supervision of financial institutions
(DG FISMA), European Commission
Ursula Pachl
Deputy director general, BEUC
Leigh Ann Pusey
President & CEO, American
Insurance Association
Sergio Balbinot
President, Insurance Europe
Member of the board of management,
Allianz SE, Germany
Torbjörn Magnusson
Vice-president, Insurance Europe
President & CEO, If P&C
Insurance, Sweden
John Coletti
Chief underwriting officer,
cyber and technology,
XL Catlin, USA
Ernst Rauch
Head, Corporate Climate Centre,
Munich Re, Germany
Maryam Golnaraghi
Director of extreme events
and climate risk, Geneva Association,
Switzerland
Mario Vela
CEO, GNP Seguros,
Mexico
Cécile Wendling
Head of foresight, Axa Group,
France

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Sponsors
 

HOST SPONSOR

The Swiss Insurance Association (ASA|SVV) is the umbrella organisation representing the private insurance industry in Switzerland. Around 80 small and large, national and international primary insurers and reinsurers are members of the ASA|SVV, employing more than 50,000 people in Switzerland. ASA|SVV member companies account for over 90% of private insurance premiums generated in the Swiss market. See website for more information.

 

GOLD SPONSORS

Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services.  The Group operates in 77 countries and draws on the expertise of 17,000 professionals to assist companies – major international groups, SMEs, private investors – and public bodies at every stage of their development.

At Mazars we believe the best strategies are driven by collective intelligence. We see it as our responsibility to independently advocate financial and operating models that promote stability, quality, transparency, confidence and sustainable growth. In a highly competitive and evolving market, insurers, reinsurers, pension funds and brokers are facing key challenges. Across Europe, Mazars specialist insurance teams help the world’s largest insurance players effectively manage ongoing changes. See website for more information.

 

          

DST Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic advisory, transformative technologies, and operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. Relying on deep industry knowledge, critical infrastructure, and service excellence, DST helps companies master the escalating complexity of customer, business and regulatory requirements. See website for more information.

International Financial Data Services (IFDS) is recognised as a world-leading provider of outsourcing and technology solutions to the financial services industry. IFDS services are provided to a wide range of global asset managers, wealth managers, platform providers, insurers, and life companies. See website for more information.

 

BRONZE SPONSOR

DST

With 1,746 employees at 10 locations in Switzerland and one location in Liechtenstein, KPMG Switzerland is a leading service provider in the areas of Audit, Tax and Advisory: audits for creating the transparency and trust integral to good corporate governance, and tax and advisory services for successful, comprehen-sive company management. In 2015, KPMG Switzerland generated net revenues of CHF 402 million. On an international level, KPMG employs 174,000 people in 155 countries. See website for more information.

 

CONFERENCE SPONSOR

See website for more information.

 

MEDIA PARTNER

InsuranceERM.com is the indispensable source of information on all aspects of risk and capital management in the insurance industry.

The industry is undergoing rapid change, caused by the regulatory reform, economic and competitive pressures. The key issue underlying the health of the industry is its management of risk and the amount of capital it allocates against this. On InsuranceERM you will find a whole range of related issues covered comprehensively - from enterprise risk management, Solvency II, capital planning, asset/liability management, risk governance, actuarial systems, software, regulation and supervision to market risks, investment risk, longevity risk, operational risk and catastrophe risk.

We publish timely news and analysis of regulatory initiatives, interviews with chief risk officers of re/insurers and policy makers at regulatory bodies, opinion pieces by people in the industry and authoritative analysis by market experts of technical aspects of valuation, accounting, regulation and risk measurement and monitoring.

To see the depth of reporting covered by our editorial team, please take a free one-month trial.

 

If you are interested in sponsoring our conference, please contact Richard Mackillican on +32 2 894 30 69.

 

 

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Venue and accommodation
 

Venue

Insurance Europe's 9th International Conference will take place in the Kongresshaus Zurich. The Kongresshaus boasts a spectacular panoramic setting by the lake, yet is still in the heart of Zurich’s business district and close to the city centre. It is only 12km from Zurich International Airport. The address is Claridenstrasse 5, Zurich, Switzerland.

Accommodation

Crowne Plaza Zurich ****
150 rooms available

Badenerstrasse 420, CH-8040 Zurich

Booking deadline: 29 April 2017
Single rate (breakfast included): CHF199
Cancellation policy: Hotel cancellation policy applies
Booking: online, click on blue "search" button

Zurich Mariott Hotel *****
75 rooms available

Neumuehlequai 42, CH-8006 Zurich

Booking deadline: 18 April 2017
Single rate (breakfast included): CHF390
Double rate (breakfast included): CHF415
Cancellation policy: Hotel cancellation policy applies
Booking: online

Alexander ***
20 rooms available

Niederdorfstrasse 40, CH-8001 Zurich

Booking deadline: 29 April 2017
Single rate: CHF200
Double rate: CHF225
Cancellation policy: Hotel cancellation policy applies
Booking: online, click on blue "search" button

Park Hyatt Zürich ***** 
10 rooms available

Beethoven-Strasse 21, CH-8002 Zurich

Booking deadline: 29 April 2017           
Single rate (breakfast included): CHF520
Cancellation policy: Hotel cancellation policy applies
Booking: online, click on blue "search" button 

The Central Plaza Hotel ****
20 rooms available

Central 1, CH-8001 Zurich

Booking deadline: 29 April 2017
Single rate (including breakfast): CHF 247.5
Cancellation policy: No charge up to 14 days prior to arrival
Booking: send an e-mail to info@central.ch and mention the booking code "Namen SVV 3306"

Hotel Florhof ***
17 rooms available

Florhofgasse 4, CH-8001 Zürich

Booking deadline: 29 April 2017
Rates, including breakfast:
Rooms «Mini»: CHF210
Double rooms for single use: CHF270
Double rooms for double use: CHF300
Cancellation policy: No charge up to 24h prior to arrival
Booking: send an e-mail to info@hotelflorhof.ch and mention the booking code "SVV".

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION DEADLINE 18 MAY 2017 | Register here

 

Registration
 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE 18 MAY 2017 | Register here

The fees for attending Insurance Europe's one-day conference are:

  • Full fee | €1 500 (early bird fee of €1 200 available until 10 February 2017)

  • Organisations based in Switzerland | €600 (early bird fee of €500 available until 10 February 2017) 

  • ASA/SVV members, Insurance Europe members of members and trade associations | €300

  • Insurance Europe members | €100

  • Regulators, supervisors, media, GFIA members and government officials | Complimentary

 

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Contacts
Rosa Armesto
Rosa Armesto
Head of public affairs & communications
Amélie Chantrenne
Amélie Chantrenne
Event coordinator/secretary