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Pacific Insurance Conference

23rd PIC 2007

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Conference Theme:

  New Solutions for Traditional Challenges: Winning Ideas from Industry Leaders

Monday, October 29, 2007

Theme: Building a Successful Business

08:00 – 08:45 Registration
08:45 – 09:45 Welcome & Opening Ceremony
09:45 – 10:15 Refreshment Break
10:15 – 11:00 Keynote Session: Distribution in the 21st Century: Opportunities and Threats – How Do We Create a Winning Formula? 
Chaired by: Roger Ackman, Head of Strategy, Zurich Financial Services
Barry Stowe, Chief Executive, Prudential Corporation Asia
11:00 – 11:45 Keynote Session: Quantum Leap: From Insurance to Financial Services
Chaired by: Roger Ackman, Head of Strategy, Zurich Financial Services
Trevor J. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Life Assurance Limited
11:45 – 12:30 Keynote Session: Mastering the Profit Equation: Optimising Asset Management, Resources, Business Relationships and Cost Control 
Chaired by: Roger Ackman, Head of Strategy, Zurich Financial Services
Kevin Hogan, Executive Vice President, Senior Regional Life Division Executive, American International Assurance Co., Ltd.
12:30 – 13:00 Audience Discussion
Chaired by: Roger Ackman, Head of Strategy, Zurich Financial Services
13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
14:30 – 15:45 Interactive Workshop I: Convergence of Financial Services: Is it a Good Thing for the Industry and the Customer?
15:45 – 16:15 Refreshment Break
16:15 – 16:45 Concluding Remarks from Interactive Workshop I
19:30 – 22:30 Opening Dinner

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Theme: New Methods, New Products, New Approaches, New Image

09:00 – 09:15 Malaysian Culture & Heritage Performance
09:15 – 10:15 Special Plenary Session: Innovation – Malaysian Style: The Successful Development of a Dual Islamic Finance and Takaful System
Chaired by: Jefferey Zain, Actuarial Consultant, ASH Resources Sdn Bhd
Panelists: Zainal Abidin Mohd. Kassim, Principal and Actuary, Mercer Zainal Consulting Sdn. Bhd.
Daud Vicary Abdullah, Managing Director, Hong Leong Islamic Bank
10:15 – 10:45 Refreshment Break
10:45 – 11:30 Keynote Session: Making New Distribution Methods Work – Successful Use of Direct, Worksite, Internet and Affinity Marketing
Chaired by: Vicente Ayllon, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Insular Life Assurance Company Limited
  Marc Van Weede, Executive Vice-President, Group Business Development, AEGON N.V.
11:30 – 12:15 Keynote Session: Increasing Profits via Marketing to Existing Customers – The Key to Customer Retention
Chaired by: Vicente Ayllon, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Insular Life Assurance Company Limited
  Wolf Becke, Executive Board Member, Life and Health Markets – Worldwide, Hannover Life Reinsurance
12:15 – 12:45 Audience Discussion
Chaired by: Vicente Ayllon, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Insular Life Assurance Company Limited
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Special Executive Panel: Can The Public Learn to Love The Insurance Industry?
Chaired by: Mel Gottlieb, Chairman, Response Systems International
Panelists: Hugh T. McCormick
Terry Mezger
Graham Pettit
15:00 – 15:30 Refreshment Break
15:30 – 16:30 Interactive Workshop II
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Can We Make the Public Learn to Love the Insurance Industry?
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How Do We Strengthen and Improve Our Image?
16:30 – 17:00 Concluding Remarks from Interactive Workshop II
19:30 – 22:30 Gala Dinner

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Theme: Winning Solutions to the Retirement Market

09:00 – 09:45 Keynote Session: The Demographic Time Bomb: Retirement Savings Solutions for an Aging Population
Chaired by: Jose Nicholas, Managing Director, Munich Reinsurance Company
Gregory A. Boyko, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hartford Life Insurance K.K., The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.
09:45 – 10:30 Keynote Session: Insurance Solutions to the Needs of Retirement Market
Chaired by: Jose Nicholas, Managing Director, Munich Reinsurance Company
Jonathan Zhao, Partner of Ernst & Young Actuarial Services, Asia
10:30 – 11:00 Audience Discussion
Chaired by: Jose Nicholas, Managing Director, Munich Reinsurance Company
11:00 – 12:30 Brunch / Closing Ceremony
13:00 Golf / City Tour of Kuala Lumpur