Program

16th Annual Gulf Insurance Forum

Wednesday-Thursday 16th, 17th, October 2019

Stella Di Mare Dubai Marina Hotel - Dubai - UAE

How Insurance Correlates with Social Security,

End of Service Benefit & Retirement

 

Agenda – Day 1:  Wednesday 16 October 2019

 

  • 8.00                             Registration and Networking – beverages &breakfast

     

  • 9:00 – 9:30                 Opening remarks of Conference Agenda - Day 1 Moderator

                                              Mr. Fareed Lutfi-Secretary General of EIA/GIF

 

  • 9.30 – 9:45                  Welcoming Speech by the conference patron

                                          H.E. Ibrahim Al Zaabi – General Manager -  The UAE Insurance Authority

 

  • 9.45 – 10:00                Inauguration Speech – GIF/EIA Chairman

 

  • 10.00 – 10:45              Key Note Speech - How insurance correlates with Social  Welfare, End of Service

                                        Indemnity and Retirement

                           Mr. Charlie Shamieh – Chairman - Gen Re

     

  • 10:45 – 11:15              coffee break

 

  • 11:15 -11:45               FinTech, the new frontier for pension Schemes

                                                Mr. Bassam Chilmeran - Chairman of the Technical Committee Gulf Insurance Federation

                                          & CEO - Al Wathba National Insurance Company

                                       

  • 11:45 – 12:15              Role of insurance in provision for Retirement

                                             Mr.  Ashraf Al Azzouni - Managing Director -  RGA Reinsurance Company Middle East

 

  • 12:15 – 12:45              GCC Insurance companies and Social Security  

                                        Mr. Yasser Al Baharna – FAIR Vice President

     

  • 12:45 – 13:15               Development of life insurance solutions for a resilient  economy in the gulf countries

                                         Mr. Mohamed Al Seghir- CEO, AXA Green Crescent

     

  • 13:15 – 14:00                Q&A-discussion

 

  • 14.00pm                     Lunch & Networking hosted by the UAE Insurance Authority

 

 

 

Agenda – Day 2:  Thursday 17 October 2019

 

  • 8.00am                 Welcome Session & Networking –beverages &breakfast

     

  • 9.00-9.15               Opening Remarks of Conference Agenda - Day 2 Moderator

                                 Mr. Sean Kelleher- CEO of Mondial

                

  • 9.20-9.50am         Retirement provision-over promised-under delivered,

                                 Mr. Peter Cox - Head of International Pension sales - Zurich International Life Limited

 

  • 9.55-10.25am       Future Retirement Planning- Balancing growth,  life expectancy and inflation.

                                       Mr. Dean Kemble - Head of Distribution -   Middle East and Africa – Friends Provident International

 

  • 10.30-11.00           Break

 

  • 11.05-12:05 pm    Legal framework in respect of pension  and end of service benefit (EOSP) in the GCC  

                                 Mr. Ali Omer Golam Morshed - SHMA Consulting DMCC

     

  • 12:05 – 13:00 pm    Insurance - A vital tool for Retirement Planning

                                    Mr. Ashok Sardana - Founder and Managing director – Continental Financial Services Suisse

     

  • 13:00 – 13:30 pm    Q&A

 

  • 14.00pm               Lunch & Networking hosted by ZURICH LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY