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Pacific Insurance Conference

22nd PIC 2005

Taipei, Taiwan

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Conference Theme:

Pathways to Success in a Changing Industry

Sunday, October 23, 2005

09:00 – 20:00 Registration
18:30 – 20:30 Welcome Reception

Monday, October 24, 2005

08:30 – 09:05 Welcome and Opening Ceremony
09:05 – 09:30 Guests of Honour Session
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Welcome Address by Chairman of the 22nd PIC
Sunny Lin, Chairman, LIA-ROC, R.O.C., Taiwan
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Welcome Speech by Guest of Honour
H.E. Chang-Ting Hsieh, Premier, Executive Yuan, R.O.C., Taiwan
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Keynote Speech by Guest of Honour
Jaw-Sheng Kong, Chairman, Financial Supervisory Commission, Executive Yuan, R.O.C., Taiwan
09:30 – 10:45 Plenary 1: Winning Formulas in Multiple Distribution
Chaired by: Raymond C.S. Kwok, Managing Director, UOB Life Assurance Limited
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Blending the Career Agency System with Other Distribution Channels
Frederick Sievert, President, New York Life Insurance Company
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A Case Study in Successful Multiple Distribution
Stephan Rajotte, Vice President & Head of the Asia Pacific Region, Metlife International
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Does the Career Agency have a Future?
Esther Tan, Chairperson, Sun Life of Canada (Philippines), Inc.
10:45 – 11:15 Refreshment Break
11:15 – 12:30 Plenary 2: Bancassurance – Industry Savior or Threat
Chaired by: Alex Foong, CEO, Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad
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Bancassurance is an Industry Savior
C. F. Choy, Head of Insurance of The HSBC Limited and Chief Executive, HSBC Insurance (Asia Pacific) Holdings Limited
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Bancassurance could be a Savior …… but It also could be a Threat
Robert Stein, Chairman, Global Financial Services, Ernst & Young LLP
12:30 – 14:00 Luncheon
14:00 – 15:45 Interactive Workshop I
15:45 – 17:00 Workshop Reports
19:00 – 21:00 Opening Dinner

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

09:00 – 09:30 Special Presentation: The Japanese Insurance Market: Today’s Opportunities and Challenges
Hideaki Hattori, Director and General Manager, International Department, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company
09:30 – 10:55 Plenary 3: Innovations in Life, Retirement Savings and Wealth Management
Chaired by: Kuen-Bao Ling, Commissioner, Financial Supervisory Commission, Executive Yuan, R.O.C.
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Innovations in Life Insurance
Poh Chee Kok, Head of Life & Health – Taiwan, Swiss Re
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Innovations in Wealth Management
Victor Apps, Senior Executive VP and GM, Asia, Manulife Financial
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Innovations in Retirement Savings
Jeremy Scott, Chairman, Global Insurance Leadership Team, PricewaterhouseCoopers
10:55 – 11:25 Refreshment Break
12:10 – 12:30 Plenary 4: Conserving and Growing Assets
Chaired by: Gwoduan-David Jou, Chairman, Taiwan Insurance Institute, R.O.C.
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Low Margins, Low Interest Rates, Get Used to It! The Keys to Successful Asset / Liability Management
Ian M.C. Lui, Chief Investment Officer, Shin Kong Life Insurance, R.O.C.
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Liability Management in the 21st Century
David M. Holland, Vice Chairman, President & CEO, Munich American Reassurance Company
12:30 – 14:00 Luncheon
14:00 – 15:45 Interactive Workshop II
15:45 – 17:00 Workshop Reports
19:00 – 21:00 Gala Dinner

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

09:00 – 10:25 Plenary 5: Marketing to Tomorrow’s Customer
Chaired by: James Liu, President & CEO, AEGON Life Insurance (Taiwan) Inc.
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The Ultimate Challenge – Satisfying the Customer, the Shareholder and the Regulator
Dan Bardin, Chief Executive – Insurance, Asia, Prudential Corporation Asia
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Customer Service – Is It a Cost Centre or a Profit Centre?
Patrick Poon, CEO, Greater China Region, ING Asia/Pacific Limited
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Improving the Industry’s Image via Increased Transparency and Disclosure
Perry Thomas, Managing Director, RGA UK Services Ltd.
10:25 – 10:55 Refreshment Break
10:55 – 12:10 Plenary 6: The Future of the Industry
Chaired by: Mel Gottlieb, Chairman, Response Systems International
Robert Shapiro, President, The Shapiro Network, Inc.
Panelists: David M. Holland, Vice Chairman, President & CEO, Munich American Reassurance Company
Stephan Rajotte, Vice President & Head of the Asia Pacific Region, Metlife International
Victor Apps, Senior Executive VP and GM, Asia, Manulife Financial
Robert Stein, Chairman, Global Financial Services, Ernst & Young LLP
Harrison Ho, Executive Vice President, Cathay Life Insurance Co., Limited
Kenneth J. O’Dea, President, BTB-Quality Solutions, Inc.
12:10 – 12:30 Cocktails
12:30 – 14:00 Farewell Luncheon & Closing Ceremony