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Insurance in the digital world: cyber, data and technology – from hype to reality


Where: etc Venues - etc. Venues St Paul's, 200 Aldersgate St, London, EC1A 4HD

Registration: from 08:15. The event will be followed by networking drinks.

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The ABI’s 2017 Data Conference will take place on Thursday 19th October. Over the last two years digitisation has continued to accelerate, and is increasingly revolutionising all aspects of insurance and savings firms’ businesses. Technology is facilitating new operating models and new customer relationships, huge volumes of data provide insights firms have never had access to before, and cyber risks create both operational and underwriting challenges to engage with. 

Why Attend:

  • Hear from industry experts on how digitisation is becoming firmly embedded across the sector
  • Network with your peers from across the sector
  • Take advantage of 5 hours’ worth of CPD with this CII accredited conference

Attendees will gain:

  • An understanding of how AI, the Internet of Things and Blockchain are transitioning from hype to operational reality
  • An understanding of the opportunities and pitfalls of operating in a General Data Protection Regulation environment
  • Insight into the developments in the cyber insurance market

Conference Chair:

  • Spencer Kelly, Technology Presenter and Computer Scientist

Keynote speakers:

  • The Rt Hon Matthew Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital
  • Huw Evans,Director General, AB
  • Emma Bate, General Legal Counsel, ICO 
  • David Caygill, Managing Director, The iris Nursery

Confirmed speakers:

  • Steven Zuanella, Group Chief Digitial Officer, RSA 
  • Greg Crow, Global Head of Architecture , XL Catlin 
  • Anthony Cordonnier, Senior Product Manager, Cyber & Technolofy, Swiss Re
  • David Stevens, Director Advice Strategy, LV=
  • Kyle Bryant, Cyber Risks Manager, Europe Chubb 
  • Sandra Patrick, Service Proposition Manager, Phoenix Group   
  • Matt Hodges-Long, Co-Founder, TrackMyRisks
  • Ian McKenna, Finance & Technology Research Centre
  • Hossein Kakavand, Co-Founder and CEO, Luther Systems
  • Chris Taylor, Head of Operations, Everledger 
  • Charles Bennett, Partnerships Director, Connected World Services
  • Duncan Minty, Director, Duncan Minty Consultancy Ltd
  • Paul Norris, Assistant Director, Wider Economy and Society, Cyber, Security, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
  • Andrew King, Business Solutions Lead-Europe, TCS
  • Kunal Guha, Head of UK Insurance and Pensions Practice, TCS
  • David Linden, Director, Commercial Underwriting, UK and Eurpoe, Verisk Analytics
  • Mathew Rutter, Partner, DAC Beachcroft
  • Rhiannon Webster, Partner, DAC Beachcroft
  • James Bridge, Assistant Director, Head of Conduct Regulation, ABI
  • Erik Abrahamsson, Founder and CEO, Digital Fineprint    
  • Rob Yuille, Assistant Director, Head of Retirement Policy, ABI
  • Dominic Lindley, Member, FCA Financial Services Consumer Panel       
  • Ian McKenna, Director & Founder, Finance & Technology Research Centre       
  • Simon Gaffney, Chief Data Officer, Willis Towers Watson
  • Mark Shepherd, Assistant Director, Head of Property, Commercial & Specialist Lines, ABI
  • Alex Anisie, Head of Regulatory and Compliance Services, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

At this conference you will: 

  • Hear strategic keynotes from industry leaders;
  • Engage with industry experts on how AI and Blockchain are transitioning from hype to operational reality;
  • Understand the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation, six months out;
  • Learn about developments in the cyber insurance market; network with your peers from across the sector
  • Network with your peers from across the sector and take advantage of 5 hours worth of CPD with this CII accredited conference

Breakout sessions:

Half day tickets now available! 

Price options:

  • Full day Member and Associate Member Price: £299.00 + VAT
  • Full day Non Member Price: £399.00 + VAT
  • Half day (AM) Member and Associate Member Price: £179.00 + VAT
  • Half day (AM) Non Member Price: £199.00 + VAT
  • Half day (PM) Member and Associate Member Price: £179.00 + VAT 
  • Half day (PM) Non Member Price: £199.00 + VAT

Please click on the appropriate link below to book for a half day only session:

Register for the half day Morning sessions here. 

Register for the half day Afternoon sessions here.

  • Morning sessions
    • A: Digital innovation in long term savings
    • B: Blockchain and smart contracts
  • Afternoon sessions
    • C: Insuring cyber risk
    • D: The internet of things

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