Program

Day 1:  Monday – 27th Feb 2023

Registration

: 08:00 – 09:00
Welcome Speech :

09:00 – 09:15

Inauguration Speech  GIF/EIA Chairman

:

09:15 – 09:30

Moderators:

- Mr. Yassir Al baharna – CEO - Trust Re - Bahrain

- Mr. Bassam Chilmeran - GIF Chairman - Main Technical Committee  -   CEO – Al Wathba National Insurance Co (UAE)

FIRST SESSION

Sustainable insurance within the framework of environment, social accountability and governance

Panelists:

- Mr. Hamad Abdullah Al Mehyas - Chief Executive Officer – Daman 

- Mr. Alaa Al-Zuhairi - President of the Egyptian Insurance Federation

                            - Mr. Raed Khalil Haddadin  - Executive Vice President , Legal & Compliance – ADNIC

 

 

Keynotes:

• sustainable insurance Principles - managing risks innovative solutions developing.
• sustainable development requirements.
• The role of international insurance companies in joining the financing initiative of the United Nations Environment Program represented by PSI.
• An alliance of insurance companies to adopt the zero initiative.
• Establishment of a specialized committee for sustainable insurance and cooperation
with the Sustainability Center of the Financial Supervisory Authority.
• Cooperating with brokers and reinsurance companies to determine the optimal limit for facing climate risks.
• The importance of the corporate governance system for insurance companies in regulating and controlling the actions of board members and executive managers
in the light of legal and contractual responsibility based on the applicable laws.

: 11:00 – 09:30
coffee break : 11:00 – 11:30

SECOND SESSION

Moderator:

Mr. Safder Jaffer - Managing Director & Principal Middle East & Africa – Milliman.

The role of Gulf insurance companies in securing renewable energies and matching net zero emissions

 

Panelists:

- Mr. Mohammad Abandah - Chief Legal & Compliance Counsel, Middle East – Aon.

- Mr. May Hleileh - Zurich Insurance Co. - UAE.

Mr. Vivek Tripathi – Managing Director - Olive Gaea

 

Keynotes:

• Using modern technologies to underwrite to renewable energy and nuclear energy.
• Searching for innovative solutions to exploit natural resources to solve energy problems and maintain a sustainable society.
• Dealing with activities that containing the environment and supporting the transition towards clean energy.
• Challenges facing insurance companies.
• Reducing carbon emissions from insured facilities and projects.

: 11:30 – 12:30

THIRD SESSION

Speaker:
Mr. Khalid Jishi - Arab Loss Adjusters

: 12:30 – 13:00
Q&A : 13:00 - 13.30
Lunch invitation (ABU DHABI NATIONAL INSURANCE CO.- ADNIC) :  13:30 pm

 

Agenda – Day 2: Tuesday – 28th Feb 2023

Registration

: 08:00 – 09:00

FIRST SESSION 

Future of Motor Insurance-Autonomous Vehicles 

Mr. Issam Mouslimani, CII Goodwill Ambassador and CEO of Vision Insurance Company 
 

Moderator:   

Mr. Mo’men Mukhtar - Secretary General

Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers & Reinsurers "FAIR"

 

Panelists:

Mr. Anand Siingh – Senior Counsel – Al Tamimi & Co. Difc

Mr. Andrew Woodward- Regional Head - Middle East & Turkey, Lloyd’s

Mr. Issam Mouslimani – CII Goodwill Ambassador & CEO of Vision Insurance Company 

 

                                                                                

Keynotes:

• Limitations & Opportunities

• Business and legal impact

• Transformation plan 

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09:00 –9:30


 

9:30- 10:15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND SESSION

Moderator:

Ms. Racha Moukayed - Managing Director - Howden Guardian Insurance Brokers L.L.C.

Insurance solutions to address climate change and environmental pollution

 

Panelists:

Hassaan Ghazali - Senior Manager for the UAE’s Independent Climate Change Accelerators (UICCA)

Al Anoud Al Hashmi - CEO SDG consultant 

 

Keynotes:

  • The role of insurance to face catastrophic risks (financial support / insurance against natural disaster risks).
  • Insurance policies for natural catastrophes and the creation of new types of coverage to support the government in reducing the costs it faces due to catastrophic risks.
  • Reconsider the approach taken by insurance companies in providing insurance against natural disaster risks.
  • Challenges faced by insurance companies with regard to adapting to the risks of extreme weather and finding solutions.
  • Innovative tools and strategies that can be used to improve the means used to monitor, assess and mitigate future natural disasters.
  • The use of smart programs in predicting the risks of natural disasters related to climate change.
: 10:15 – 11:00
BREAK : 11:00 – 11:30

THIRD SESSION

Moderator:

Dr. Bassel Hindawi - Independent Advisor

Banking sector experiences in issuing green bonds and sustainability bonds

 

Panelists:

 

  • - Mr. Aftab Hasan , CEO , Arya Insurance Brokerage Co. (LLC)  

 

 

Keynotes:

  • Choosing green bonds instead of other financing options.

  • The importance of green bonds in financing clean transport, renewable energy and pollution prevention.

  • The importance of green bonds in attracting investors interested in achieving a financial and social return.

  • State and set an appropriate and transparent governance framework.

: 11:30 – 12:30

Q&A​​​​​​

: 12:30 – 13:30
Lunch & Networking : 13:30