May 21, 2012
-- The timely 2nd annual Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference will again be held in Nairobi Kenya on the 26-27 June 2012. With Africa now being home to world’s fastest growing economies experiencing a seemingly unstoppable infrastructure and project investment boom, the conference will be an ideal platform to discuss growth prospect in the insurance sector.
The event will include panels of industry experts who will address a series of the most pressing issues that insurers are facing. Key themes at AIRC 2012 will include Regulators Perspective:
If regulation is really about risk management, what risks (known, emerging, unknown) really need further regulation in Africa- Hear what , regulators, industry experts and policy specialist will have to say on this; Market Growth Catalysts- Fighting Personal Lines Fraud; How Small Insurers are Competing within massive competitors with armies of actuaries and sophisticated technological tools; Towards a More Robust Risk Management Framework for Regional Insurance Players, Assessing the developments in Banc assurance, Revisiting the issues of Micro Insurance-Taking the insurance to the grassroots; Regional Reinsurance -Strengthen the Regional Reinsurance Market Landscape- insights into what cedants and reinsurers can expect in the upcoming renewals and beyond, Africa Insurance Investment Landscape , Economic Capital- best practices approaches to implementing Economic Capital, technology developments ,
Key figures from around the world are encouraged to attend the event, from Insurance heads, CEOs, CFOs and government policy makers to diplomats and government officials involved in the Insurance and Reinsurance sectors. Their input will not only help better understand the obstacles in the industry’s way, but also share knowledge with each other in an attempt to overcome these issues. AIRC 2011 was attended by institutions like APA Insurance, Global Credit Rating Co., Nile Family Takaful, Nile General Takaful, Barclays Bank of Kenya, Bancassurance Consultants Worldwide Ltd., Microensure, West African Insurance Institute, Fitch Rating Southern Africa to mention just a few. The 2012 summit will feature these and other leading institutions.
There will also be a chance among others for delegates to network with their counterparts from other African countries as well as interact with exhibitors who will be promoting their new products and services to the industry.