25th PIC 2011


    09:00 – 18:30 Registration

    18:30 – 20:30 Welcome Reception
    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
    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
    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    
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