• Tuesday 5 October

    Registration Opens



    Wellness sessions

    • 5k Beach Run
    • Beach HIIT Class
    • Tai Chi
    • QBE Yoga
    8:00 - 9:00

    Partner Breakfast Seminars

    Bs1 – Recovering from disaster: What have we really learnt from the Covid-19 pandemic and what should we do better?  Travelers

    Bs2 – Women in Business, Rushtons International & Willis Towers Watson

    Bs3. Reducing road risk with technology, HDI Global UK

    9:30 - 9:35

    Welcome note by Julia Graham, Airmic CEO

    9:35 - 10:15

    Keynote, Sir David John Spiegelhalter OBE

    10:15 - 11:30

    Welcome to Brighton! from Mayor Cllr Alan Robins, Networking Break and formal opening of the Exhibition Hall

    11.15 - 12.00

    Press Conference

    (Invite only) Meeting Room 9

    11.30 - 12.00

    HUB Sessions:

    A1 –  The Claims HUB , Should this be covered?  How the courts interpret policy wordings, Sompo

    A2Emerging Risks HUB, Assurance of emerging risks, AD Little

    A3Pandemic HUB, Beyond COVID-19: Lessons learnt, Int SOS

    A4 – Sustainability HUB, Developing an ESG Framework for insurers, WE ARE GUERNSEY

    A5 – The Changing Profession, Mental health – business critical? Marsh

    A6 – Underwriting HUB, ‘If I were an underwriter’  Baker Tilly

    12:00 - 14:00

    Networking Lunch, Exhibition Hall

    12.45 - 13.15

    HUB Sessions:

    B1 – Claims HUB, How is technology set to transform claims?


    B2 – Emerging Risks HUB, What to look for in a cyber insurance market, CFC Underwriting

    B3 – Pandemic HUB, Post-pandemic fraud – are you a target? Crawford

    B4 – Sustainability HUB, From Paris to Glasgow: How will climate change impact risk management?, AXA XL

    B5 – The Changing Profession, Lost in data? Learn how harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools can help uncover automation opportunities across risk departments, Ventiv

    B6 – Underwriting HUB, Reputation risk management – a new perspective, Willis Towers Watson

    13.15 - 13.25

    Mindfulness Session

    Hosted by Lorna Feeney,  Head of Mental Health Risk, Marsh Risk Consultancy at Marsh & McLennan Companies.

    14:00 - 15:00

    Partner Seminar Panels

    S1. The future of the insurance market – a new reality?

    S2. Sustainability without compromise – delivering long-term value in a fast-changing world

    S3. The office of the new vs the old normal

    S4. Insights from the annual Airmic survey – scanning the foresight horizon

    15:45 - 16:15

    HUB Sessions:

    C1 – Claims HUB, Getting claims paid in a hard market: insights from the coal face, Herbert Smith Freehills

    C2 – Emerging risks, Hear from a hacker – how to protect your intangible assets, Sompo

    C3 – Pandemic HUB, Reputation is everything. – In a post-pandemic world where resilience to risk is more vital than ever, how can companies and the individuals that run them protect their good standing against threats from ransomware to regulation? Beazley

    C4 – Sustainability HUB, The Role of Risk and Insurance in Advancing the Energy Transition , Liberty Specialty Markets

    C5 – Changing Profession HUB, Year Zero: thoughts on the future of knowledge workers in the insurance market and beyond, post-COVID, Fenchurch Law

    C6 – Underwriting HUB, Data and technology transforming the future of the underwriting landscape, Zurich

    17:00 - 17:30

    HUB Sessions:

    D1 – Claims HUB, Collision Investigation: Unlocking the secrets of a car crash, FCIR

    D2 – Emerging Risks HUB, Back to the future, Keoghs

    D3 – Pandemic HUB, Pandemic: the impact on claims and the future of cover? Sedgwick

    D4 -Sustainability HUB, How can hands-on risk engineering help in dealing with climate change? Riskonet

    D5 – Changing Profession HUB, Take Cover! Why stand-alone Political Violence coverage has never been more relevant, BPL Global

    D6 –  Underwriting HUB, Holistic approaches to quantify the changing physical risk exposures caused by long-term climate change, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

    17:45 - 19:30

    Welcome drinks at Horatios bar, Brighton Palace Pier,

  • Wednesday 6 October


    8:15 - 9.15

    Partner Breakfast Seminars

    Bs4 – Business Excellence Programme, AXA XL (invite only)

    Bs5 – Life after Brexit ? – avoiding a life of disputes , AIG

    Bs6 – Diversity & Inclusion, Marsh


    Exhibition hall opens

    9:45 - 10:45

    Partner Seminar Panel:

    S5. The widening responsibilities of directors – challenges for the “perfect board

    S6. Back in fashion – how captives are changing the conversation for insurance buyers

    S7. The data-centric organisation – the value of a resilient data and analytics strategy

    S8.Corporate purpose more than words – Roads to Repurposing – Building strategic resilience.

    10:45 - 11:30

    Networking Break

    11:30 - 12:00

    HUB Sessions:

    E1 – Claims HUB, The challenges of effective claims management – risk, reputation, culture and truly harnessing claims intelligence, DWF Law

    E2 – Emerging Risks HUB, Let’s chat about cyber risk and insurance – What does perfect look like – and why? Paragon Brokers

    E3- Pandemic HUB – The next pandemic – are you ready? Sompo

    E4 – Sustainability HUB, The unintended consequences of sustainability: Opportunities or threats? Lockton

    E5 – Changing Profession HUB, The power of networking: How to develop and build your network in these challenging times and the virtual world, Travelers

    E6 – Underwriting HUB, Psychological wellbeing and tools to reduce stress, AIG & Wellspace

    12:00 - 14:00

    Networking Lunch, Exhibition hall

    13:00 - 13:30

    HUB Sessions:

    F1 – Claims HUB, The hot legal claims issues that will have the biggest impact on your business in 2021 and beyond, BLM

    F2 – Emerging Risks, Transformational change = tax uncertainty, Gallagher

    F3 – Pandemic HUB, Unmasking the risk – 5 tales of the
    unexpected, DAC Beachcroft

    F4 – Sustainability HUB, Sustainability and Resilience – the future of building insurance reinstatement, Mclarens

    F5. The Changing Profession HUB, Wellness in the workplace, Chubb

    F6. Underwriting Hub, Values Reporting: Why Accuracy Matters  FM Global

    13.15 - 13.25

    Mindfulness Session, hosted by Lorna Feeney,  Head of Mental Health Risk, Marsh Risk Consultancy at Marsh & McLennan Companies

    14:00 - 15:00

    The Keynote Debate: Trends that will change the insurance industry

    15:00 - 15:40

    Keynote: Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE

    15:00 - 22:00

    Exhibition hall breakdown

    15:40 - 15:45

    Closing note


    Conference ends








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