The Full Program

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Peter Hastie, Managing Director, re-Insurance.com



Jereme Ramsay, Interim Head of Business Development, BDA



Hon. E. David Burt, JP, MP – Premier of Bermuda



David Edwards, Chief Executive Officer, ChainThat



Top InsurTech investors, blockchain experts and (re)insurance leaders explore the development of the InsurTech phenomenon in 2018 and delve into the inner workings of the blockchain.

  • Shifting industry perceptions about the benefits of InsurTech
  • The investment environment in 2018
  • InsurTech and Blockchain
  • What are blockchain/DLT and smart contracts and how do they work?

Speakers

Arun Balakrishnan, Chief Executive Officer, Xceedance


Anthony Belfiore, Chief of Cyber Security, Aon


Todd Link, COO/CFO, Berkshire Hathaway


Arthur Wightman, Regional Markets and Insurance Leader & Bermuda Territory Leader, PwC


Moderator

Matt Neill, Data Analyst & Senior News Reporter, www.re-insurance.com



Everyone is talking about blockchain- but just how will the revolutionary technology be applied to the day to day of (re)insurance business?

Join our blockchain specialists who will take you through the technology’s potential with reference to privacy, the economics of the system for underwriting risk, and regulatory concerns.Top InsurTech investors, blockchain experts and (re)insurance leaders explore the development of the InsurTech phenomenon in 2018 and delve into the inner workings of the blockchain.

  • How reliable, secure, and private is blockchain for insurance transactions?
  • Is blockchain economically and functionally scalable for enterprise-level insurance workflows?
  • How can insurers map business processes to blockchain automation and platforms?
  • What platforms, proficiencies and partners are essential for successful blockchain deployment?
  • Does blockchain require data standardisation?
  • How will blockchain coexist in the industry’s regulatory environment and in the era of GDPR?

Speakers

Doug Alexander, Digital Enterprise Architect, XL Catlin



Hatem Jabsheh, Chief Operating Officer, IGI


Chris Maiato, Principal, EY Bermuda


Andre McGregor, Partner & Global Head of Security, TLDR Capital


Moderator

Matt Neill, Data Analyst & Senior News Reporter, www.re-insurance.com



(Re)insurance is taking up the blockchain mantle and realising the scale of how it could transform the industry’s processes.

Our panel of experienced blockchain experts and industry executives looks at how this emerging technology will improve (re)insurance in the near future, with reference to real-world use cases.

  • Opening doors for measurable re/insurance productivity and efficiencies
  • Blockchain’s potential for cost savings and new revenue
  • Building a rational business and financial basis for blockchain adoption
  • Formulating and prioritising a blockchain plan of action and target operating model
  • Blockchain early-adopter use cases in re/insurance and lessons learned

Speakers

Greg Hoffnagle, Special Counsel, Cooley LLP




Ari Chatterjee, Chief Underwriting Officer, EnvelopRisk


Vikas Acharya, Co-Founder and COO, ChainThat


Moderator

Matt Neill, Data Analyst & Senior News Reporter, www.re-insurance.com



Magdalena Ramada, Senior Economist, Research & Intellectual Capital, Willis Towers Watson