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Day One – Tuesday 22nd September (EDT)

 

Track 1
Enterprise Risk Management

Track 2
Insurance Asset Risk

Track 3
Insurance & Climate Risk

11:00

Welcome and introduction to the day

11:10

KEYNOTE: Linda Lacewell, Superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services

11:30

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

  • Brian Bayerle, Senior Actuary, American Council of Life Insurers
  • Daniel Sinclair, Vice President, Corporate Development, The Co-operators Group
  • Kassie Bryan, Head P&C Solutions, Americas, Swiss Re
  • John Hele, President Chief Operating Officer, Resolution Life
  • Moderator: Ronan McCaughey, Deputy Editor and Commercial Editor, InsuranceERM

ECONOMIST VIEW: MACRO-ECONOMIC AND GEOPOLITICAL OUTLOOK

  • Thomas Holzheu, Chief Economist, Americas, Swiss Re Institute
  • David Berson, Senior Vice President & Chief Economist, Nationwide Insurance
  • Dan North, Senior Economist for North America, Euler Hermes North America

BUILDING IN CLIMATE RESILIENCE FROM THE START

  • Peter Adams, Senior Policy Advisor, NYC Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency
  • Hanni Ali, Senior Vice President, Hamilton ILS
  • Rob Moore, Senior Policy Analyst, NRDC
  • Amy Bach, Executive Director, United Policyholders
  • Susie Strife, Director of Sustainability, Climate Action & Resilience, Boulder County
  • Moderator: Mark Bove, Natural Catastrophe Solutions Manager, Munich Reinsurance America

12:10

CRO PANEL: MAINTAINING OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE AND NAVIGATING FUTURE DISRUPTION

  • Cathy Smith, Chief Risk and Underwriting Officer, Munich Re Services
  • John Langione, Chief Risk Officer, North America, QBE
  • Mark James, Chief Risk and Reinsurance Officer, CNA
  • Greg Richardson, Chief Risk and Strategy Officer, TransRe

INTEREST RATES AND NEGATIVE YIELDS: WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR ASSET ALLOCATIONS?

  • Mike Huff, Senior Director, Portfolio Management & Asset Allocation, TIAA
  • Daniel Finn, Managing Director, Head of North America Risk Solutions, Conning
  • Ruth Farrugia, Senior Vice President, MetLife
  • Felix Schmid, Chief Investment Officer, Sirius International Insurance Group

REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS AND DISCLOSURE FRAMEWORKS

  • Glenn Westrick, ‎Senior Vice President, Government Relations, ‎Travelers
  • Yue (Nina) Chen, Director of Sustainability and Climate Initiatives, New York State Department of Financial Services
  • Mike Kreidler, Insurance Commissioner, State of Washington
  • Matt Lesser, Senator, Connecticut State Senate
  • Moderator: Franklin Nutter, President, Reinsurance Association of America

12:50

Speed networking

13:10

LDTI: WHAT ARE THE RISK MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS?

  • Adam Lei, Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management, National Western Life Insurance
  • Frederick Crawford, President & Chief Operating Officer, Aflac
  • Terri Foster, Assistant Vice President, Market & Portfolio Risk Management, Pacific Life

CREDIT MARKET EVENTS AND SPREAD RISK

  • Sarah Williams, Managing Director, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Global Atlantic Financial Company
  • Sanjana Raturi, Head of Credit Risk, New York Life Insurance Company
  • Ben Wydick, Vice Present, Market Risk, CUNA Mutual Group
  • Moderator: Eric Kolchinsky, Director, Structured Securities and Capital Markets, NAIC

CEO PANEL: THE ROLE OF INSURERS IN ENSURING SUSTAINABILITY AND MITIGATING CLIMATE RISK

  • Ann Sommer, CEO, Länsförsäkringar Sakförsäkrings
  • Monica Ningen, President & CEO, Canada & English Caribbean, Swiss Re

 

13:50

SYSTEMIC RISK

  • Mary Frances Monroe, Senior Advisor and Insurance Lead, Regulatory Affairs Department, Institute of International Finance
  • Maurice Perkins, SVP & Global Head, Government and Policy Affairs, Aegon/Transamerica
  • Marlene Caride, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance
  • Halina von dem Hagen, Global Treasurer and Head of Capital Management, Manulife
  • Moderator: Tim Nauheimer, Macroprudential Surveillance, Senior Financial Markets Advisor, NAIC

CIO PANEL: LEADING THROUGH A CRISIS

  • Rip Reeves, Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer, AEGIS Insurance
  • Nick Martowski, Chief Investment Officer, MagMutual
  • Milla Tonkonogy, Chief Investment Officer, General Insurance North America, AIG
  • Moderator: Senior representative, Macquarie

WILDFIRES, FLOOD AND SECONDARY PERILS

  • Mark Bove, Natural Catastrophe Solutions Manager, Munich Reinsurance America
  • Alice Hill, Senior Fellow for Climate Change Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations
  • Michael Grimm, Assistant Administrator for Risk Management, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FEMA)
  • Bill Flannery, Assistant Director, ‎Enterprise Risk Management, ‎AIG

14:30

Table-Top Networking and Panel Breakouts

Round One

  • Table One: Digital Transformation
  • Table Two: Operational Resilience
  • Table Three: LDTI
  • Table Four: Systemic Risk
  • Table Five: Emerging Economic Risks
  • Table Six: Interest Rates
  • Table Seven: Credit Market Events
  • Table Eight: Investing in a Crisis
  • Table Nine: Climate Resilience
  • Table Ten: Disclosure Frameworks
  • Table Eleven: Sustainability Strategies
  • Table Twelve: Secondary Perils

15:00

Round Two

  • Table One: Digital Transformation
  • Table Two: Operational Resilience
  • Table Three: LDTI
  • Table Four: Systemic Risk
  • Table Five: Emerging Economic Risks
  • Table Six: Interest Rates
  • Table Seven: Credit Market Events
  • Table Eight: Investing in a Crisis
  • Table Nine: Climate Resilience
  • Table Ten: Disclosure Frameworks
  • Table Eleven: Sustainability Strategies
  • Table Twelve: Secondary Perils

15:30

Speed networking

15:45

Closing remarks

16:00

End of day one


Day Two – Wednesday 23rd September (EDT)

 

Track 1
Enterprise Risk Management

Track 2
Insurance Asset Risk

Track 3
Insurance & Climate Risk

11:00

Welcome and introduction to the day

11:10

KEYNOTE: Ray Farmer, President, NAIC, Director, South Carolina Department of Insurance

11:20

MANAGING AND MODELLING OPERATIONAL RISK: PANDEMIC, CYBER AND CRISIS EVENTS

  • Adam Lei, Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management, National Western Life Insurance
  • Guenter Kryszon, Executive Underwriting Officer, Global Property, Markel
  • Lou Felice, Solvency and Capital Policy Advisor, NAIC
  • Moderator: Brian Coleman, Vice President, Global Risk Management, Combined Insurance, a Chubb Company

SCENARIO TESTING: HOW DO YOU APPLY IT TO ASSET ALLOCATION IN UNPREDICTABLE TIMES?

  • Pooja Rahman, Vice President, Financial Risk Oversight, New York Life Insurance
  • Bill McCoy, Vice President, Senior Director for Fixed Income & Analytics, Senior representative, FactSet
  • Xiaowei Han, Vice President, Head of ALM, TIAA

INNOVATIONS TO SUPPORT THE LOW-CARBON TRANSITION

  • Fátima Lima, Director of Sustainability, MAPFRE
  • Barney Schauble, Chairman, Nephila Climate
  • Karsten Berlage, Managing Director, Regional Head, Americas, Allianz Risk Transfer

12:00

ECONOMIC CAPITAL FRAMEWORKS

  • Timothy Gasaatura, Chief Actuary, Langhorne Re
  • Xiaowei Han, Vice President, Head of ALM, TIAA
  • Jelena Strelets, Head of Actuarial Planning and Capital, Pacific Life Re
  • Ryan Fleming,  Senior Director & Actuary Northwestern Mutual
  • Moderator: Sarah Williams, Managing Director, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Global Atlantic Financial Company

ILLIQUIDS AND ALTERNATIVES: WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES?

  • Lisa Longino, Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Strategy, Chief Investment Office, Prudential Financial
  • Senior representative, Invesco

CLIMATE DATA AND MODELLING: WHAT SOURCES OF CLIMATE DATA ARE AVAILABLE?

  • Guenter Kryszon, Executive Underwriting Officer, Global Property, Markel
  • Adam Parris, Deputy Director of Climate Science and Risk Communication, ‎City of New York
  • Marla Schwartz Pourrabbani, Atmospheric Perils Specialist, Swiss Re

12:40

Speed networking

13:00

IN CONVERSATION WITH:

Professor Howard Kunreuther Co-Director, Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center

"How to manage low-probability, high-consequence, technological and natural hazards"

IN CONVERSATION WITH: Macquarie

IN CONVERSATION WITH:

Elise Jones, Boulder County Commissioner

"Why Boulder County wants insurance companies to ditch their fossil fuel investments"

13:20

ROUNDTABLE: ENTERPRISE RISK ANALYTICS AND REPORTING

  • Host: Roger Chen, Chief Risk Officer – Foundational Insurance Businesses, New York Life Insurance Company

LIQUIDITY STRESS TESTING: BEST PRACTICES

  • Justin Schrader, Chief Financial Examiner, Nebraska Insurance Department
  • Jeff Johnson, Actuary, John Hancock Life Insurance

ESG INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

  • Todd Hedtke, SVP and Chief Investment Officer, Allianz Life Insurance Company
  • Michèle Lacroix, Head of Group Investment Risk & Sustainability, SCOR Global Investments
  • John Anderson, Global Head Corporate Finance & Infrastructure, Manulife

14:00

Table-Top Networking and Panel Breakouts

Round One

  • Table One: Operational Risk Modelling
  • Table Two: Economic Capital
  • Table Three: Scenario Testing
  • Table Four: Illiquids and Alternatives
  • Table Five: Macquarie Q&A
  • Table Six: Liquidity Stress Testing
  • Table Seven: Product Innovation
  • Table Eight: Climate Data and Modelling
  • Table Nine: ESG Investment Strategies

14:30

Round Two

  • Table One: Operational Risk Modelling
  • Table Two: Economic Capital
  • Table Three: Scenario Testing
  • Table Four: Illiquids and Alternatives
  • Table Five: Macquarie Q&A
  • Table Six: Liquidity Stress Testing
  • Table Seven: Product Innovation
  • Table Eight: Climate Data and Modelling
  • Table Nine: ESG Investment Strategies

15:00

Speed networking

15:15

Closing remarks

15:30

End of day two