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Programme

Sunday, 19 November 2017

09:00 – 22:00 Guest Arrivals / Lobby

19:00 – 21:30 Welcome Reception / Poolside Podium

 

Monday, 20 November 2017

08:20  – 08:50 Coffee Reception / Ballroom Foyer

08:50  – 09:10 Welcome Remarks / Grand Ballroom
Gary M. Comerford, Chairman and CEO, The Pacific Insurance Conference Limited

09:10  – 09:20 Opening Ceremony and Guest of Honour / Grand Ballroom
The Honourable Paul MP Chan, GBM, GBS, MH, JP
Financial Secretary, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

09:20 – 09:30 Opening Remarks / Grand Ballroom
Lennard Yong, 28th PIC Organising Committee Chairman, The Pacfic Insurance Conference Limited

09:30 – 09:50 Special Keynote Presentation / Grand Ballroom
Kevin Sneader, Chairman, Asia, McKinsey

09:50 – 10:15 Refreshment Break / Ballroom Foyer

10:15 – 11:45 Plenary Session 1: The CEO Forum – Competing and Winning in the Next Five Years / Grand Ballroom
Chaired by: Donald Kanak, Chairman, Eastspring Investments and Chairman, EU-ASEAN Business Council
Panellists:
– Chris Wei, Executive Chairman, Asia & FPI and Global Chairman, Aviva Digital
– Claude Accum, President, Sun Life Financial Asia
– Paolo De Martin, Chief Executive Officer, SCOR Global Life
– Sachin N Shah, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, MetLife Insurance K.K.

11:45 – 13:00 Plenary Session 2: Executive Panel Discussion – Value Creation from the Outside In / Grand Ballroom
Chaired by: Alain P. Néemeh, Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, RGA
Panellists:
– Charles-Everard de T’Serclaes, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan
– Edwin Northover, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
– Gautam Chawla, Global Co-head of Insurance, Citi Corporate and Investment Banking
– Sally Yim, Senior Vice President, Moody’s Investors Service

13:00 – 14:15 Lunch / Tiffin and Grissini Restaurants

14:15 – 15:35 Plenary Session 3: Executive Panel Discussion – The Disruptors, the Challengers and Innovators / Grand Ballroom
Chaired by: Jonathan Zhao, Managing Partner, Asia Pacific Insurance Practice Leader, Ernst & Young Advisory Services Ltd
Panellists:
– Daisuke Iwase, President & Representative Director, Lifenet Insurance Company
– Hugh Terry, Founder, The Digital Insurance
– Daniel Tu, President, Gen Life
– Mangesh Vaitla, Co-Founder and Executive Director, C2L BIZ Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

15:35 – 16:00  Closing Keynote: Adapting to Disruptors, Challengers and Innovators / Grand Ballroom
Lennard Yong, Regional CEO and CEO HK, FTLife Insurance Company Limited

16:00 – 17:00 Networking

18:00 – 19:30 Cocktail Reception / Ballroom Foyer
(Dinner: self-arrangement)

19:30 – 23:00 Networking

 

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

08:00 – 08:30 Coffee Reception / Ballroom Foyer

08:30 – 09:50 Plenary Session 4 – Insuring the 100 Year Life / Grand Ballroom
Opening Keynote Speaker & Chaired by: Jayne Plunkett, Regional President Asia, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance Asia, Member of the Group Executive Committee, Swiss Re
Panellists:
– Jason Sadler, President, Cigna International Markets, Cigna Corporation
– Penny Wan, Vice-President & General Manager, Japan and Asia Pacific, Amgen
– Ka Man Wong, Regional Life Chief Actuary & Inforce Solutions, AXA

09:50 – 10:20 Refreshment Break / Ballroom Foyer

10:20 – 11:20 Plenary Session 5 – Innovating Future Health Protection Today / Grand Ballroom
Chaired by: Robert Burr, Managing Director, Head of Life & Health, Reinsurance Client Markets Asia, Swiss Re
Panellists:
– Dr. York Yat-Ngok Chow, Chief Medical Of cer and Corporate Advisor, AIA Hong Kong and Macau Ltd
– Dr Antony Vriens, VP, Head of Insurance Technical Services, Manulife
– Joanna Wong, Partner, Deloitte Consulting

11:20 – 12:45 Plenary Session 6 – Executive Panel Discussion – Smart Technology: Impact on People and Insurance / Grand Ballroom
Chaired by: Neal Baumann, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Panellists:
– Dr Andreas Armuss, Chief Medical Officer, Life and Health – Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Munich Re

– Dan Bendavid, Asia Regional Head of Claims, AXA
– Dr Catriona Wallace, CEO and Founder, Flamingo AI (ASX:CR8), AI & Bot Strategist, Customer Experience Futurist & Entrepreneur

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch / Ballroom Foyer

14:00 – 15:30 Interactive Workshops / Breakout Rooms (Mezzanine Level)
Workshop 1: Value Creation from The Outside In / Salon I&II
Workshop 2: The Disruptors, the Challengers and the Innovators / Salon III
Workshop 3: Insuring the 100 Year Life / Salon IV
Workshop 4: Innovating Future Health Protection Today / Lounge
Workshop 5: Smart Technology: Impact on People and Insurance / Library

15:30 – 17:30 Networking

19:00 – 22:00 Gala Reception & Dinner / Ballroom Foyer & Grand Ballroom

21:20 – 21:45 Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation / Grand Ballroom

 

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

08:30 – 09:00 Coffee Reception / Ballroom Foyer

09:00 – 11:00 Special Event Programme : TED Talk Style Presentation – Tech Start-ups meet the Insurance Industry / Grand Ballroom
Hosted by:
– James Lloyd, Asia Pacific Fintech Leader, EY
TED Talk Style Speakers:
– Rosaline Chow Koo, Founder and CEO, CXA Group
– Sebastien Gaudin, Co-founder and CEO, The CareVoice
– Gary Hoberman, Founder and CEO, Unqork

– Steve Long, Head of International, Bought By Many
– Cole Sirucek, Co-Founder and CEO, DocDoc Pte. Ltd.
– Danny Yeung, Chief Executive Officer, Prenetics

11:00 – 11:30 Closing Ceremony / Grand Ballroom

11:30 – 12:30 Farewell Lunch / Ballroom Foyer