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Pacific Insurance Conference

24th PIC 2009
Bangkok, Thailand

Pacific Insurance Conference (PIC)

Conference Theme:

Building a World Class Business in the Asia Pacific Region – Success Strategies for Multinational and Domestic Companies

Sunday, November 1, 2009

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

Monday, November 2, 2009

08:30 – 09:10 Welcome and Opening Ceremony
09:10 – 09:30 Special Guest Speaker Presentation
09:30 – 10:00 Refreshment Break
10:00 – 12:15 Plenary 1 Special Panel Discussion: Surviving the Financial Meltdown – Gloom, Doom or Potential Boom?
Chaired by: Mel Gottlieb, Chairman, Response Systems International
Panelists: Robert Stein, Chairman, Global Financial Services, Ernst & Young
Stephen Binder, Director, McKinsey & Company
Thomas Kabisch, Chairman, MEAG Munich, Member of the Munich Re Group
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch
13:45 – 15:45 Interactive Workshop I
15:45 – 19:00 Free Time
19:00 – 22:00 Opening Dinner – Dine Around and Loy Krathong Festival

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

07:30 – 08:45 Breakfast
09:00 – 10:30 Plenary 2: Securing the Industry’s Future – How Do We Respond to Change?
Chaired by: Stephan Rajotte, President, Sun Life Financial Asia
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Building 21st Century Customer Loyalty
Jim Morris, Chairman, President and CEO, Pacific Life Insurance Company
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Achieving Financial Satisfaction for Customers, Shareholders and Regulators
Bill Toppeta, CEO, Metlife International
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Has Asia Now Become the Key to Our Industry’s Success?
Vic Apps, Retired Senior Insurance Executive
10:30 – 11:00 Refreshment Break
11:00 – 12:30 Plenary 3: Winning Through Innovation
Chaired by: Donald Kanak, Chairman, Prudential Corporation Asia
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Innovation, India Style – Can this Success be Repeated Elsewhere?
Gary Comerford, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, RGA International
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New Concepts in Health Insurance
Jean-Michel Chatagny, Managing Director, Swiss Re
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You Don’t Have to be a Giant to be World Class – David Conquers Goliath: A Case History
Craig Errington, Chief Executive, Wesleyan Assurance Society
12:30 – 13:45 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Interactive Workshop II
15:30 – 19:00 Free Time
19:00 – 21:30 Gala Dinner – Thai Night

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

07:30 – 08:45 Breakfast
09:00 – 10:45 Plenary 4 Special Panel Discussion: Winning the Retirement Savings Battle – Are Provident Funds or Increased Tax Incentives the Answer?
Chaired by: John Lee, Executive Vice President, King Dragon Life Insurance
Panelists: Gary R. Bennett, EVP & Greater China CEO, New York Life International
Hak Leh Tan, Managing Director, Great Eastern Life, Singapore
Alan Merten, CEO, Manulife Provident Funds Trust Company Limited
10:45 – 11:15 Refreshment Break
11:15 – 12:00 Plenary 5 Special Speaker Presentation: Is Bancassurance Alive or Dead?
Chaired by: John Dacey, CEO, Japan & Asia Pacific Region, AXA
Robert Knight, Chairman of the Board, Aviva Life Insurance Company Limited
12:00 – 14:00 Farewell Lunch and Closing Ceremony