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Pacific Insurance Conference

25th PIC 2011



Conference Theme:

Back from the Brink: Seizing Today’s Opportunities; Conquering Tomorrow’s Challenges

Sunday, September 11, 2011

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

Monday, September 12, 2011

08:30 – 09:45 Opening Ceremony and Keynote Address by Guest of Honour
Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade & Industry and Deputy Chairman of Monetary Authority of Singapore
09:45 – 10:15 Refreshment Break
10:15 – 10:45 Special Presentation : Back from the Brink – Japan Conquers the Tsunami
Chaired by: Darren Thomson, Regional Head, Strategic Channel Development Asia, Manulife Financial
Kathy Matsui, Managing Director, Chief Japan Strategist and Co-Head of Asia Economics, Commodities and Strategy Research, Goldman Sachs
10:45 – 12:45 Plenary Session 1 Executive Panel Discussion: Bancassurance and Its Impact on Consumers and the Insurance Industry
Chaired by: Richard Vargo, Managing Director Bancassurance, DBS Bank
Panelists: David Fried, Group General Manager and Group Head of Insurance, HSBC Insurance Holdings plc
Gavin Pearce, Acting Managing Director, Wealth Division, ANZ Australia
Chris Wei, Group Chief Executive Officer, Great Eastern Holdings Limited
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch
14:15 – 16:00 Interactive Workshop I
16:00 – 18:15 Free Time
18:15 – 18:30 Assembly
19:00 – 22:00 Opening Dinner

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

08:30 – 10:15 Plenary Session 2: An Industry in Transition
Chaired by: Stephan Binder, Director, McKinsey & Company
The Changing Face of Insurance in Asia
Barry Stowe, Chief Executive, Prudential Corporation Asia & Executive Director, Prudential plc.
Investing Policyholder Funds for Safety and Growth
John Dacey, Group Vice Chairman for Asia Pacific, AXA Group
Improving Agent, Staff and Customer Retention
Yuan Siong Lee, Senior Vice President and Chief Insurance Business Officer, Ping An Insurance (Group) Company and Chairman, Ping An Life
10:15 – 10:45 Refreshment Break
10:45 – 12:30 Plenary Session 3: Achieving Growth in Challenging Times
Chaired by: John Wylie, President & Chief Executive Officer, ING Life Korea
How will the Advisory Sector Evolve in the Next Decade?
Robert Cook, Senior Executive Vice President & General Manager Asia, Manulife Financial
Optimising Customer Satisfaction – Maximising Customer Value
Cathy Honor, President, RBC Insurance Services
Retirement Savings – Why the Public Should Choose Us
Roger Steel, Chief Executive Officer, Sun Life Hong Kong Ltd
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:15 – 16:00 Interactive Workshop II
16:00 – 19:00 Free Time
19:00 – 22:00 Gala Dinner

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

08:30 – 09:15 Special Presentation : India – Conquered or Forgotten?
Chaired by: Mel Gottlieb, Chairman, Response Systems International
Kamesh Goyal, Regional Chief Executive Officer, Allianz SE Insurance Management Asia Pacific
09:15 – 11:45 Plenary Session 4 Executive Panel Discussion: Reinsurers – Architects of a Stronger Industry
Chaired by: Trevor Matthews, CEO UK Elect, Aviva plc
Panelists: David Howell, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Life Re
Gerd Obertopp, Deputy Managing Director, Hannover Life Re International
Martyn Parker, Member of Group Management Board, Asia Division Head, Swiss Re
Joachim Wenning, Member of the Board of Management, Munich Re
Greig Woodring, President & Chief Executive Officer, RGA
12:00 – 14:00 Closing Ceremony & Farewell Lunch