2017 LIMRA-KIRI Insurance Conference Agenda

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - REGISTRATION

8:45 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. - CONFERENCE WELCOME

Kijeong Han - President, Korea Insurance Research Institute

9:25 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - A Recipe for Becoming an AI-First Company

Advances in sensor technology, mobile phones, design thinking and machine learning are ushering in a new wave of change in healthcare unlike anything we've seen before.  Now Steve Monaghan, Chairman and CEO of Gen Life, is creating R&D capability for insurers in to use Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain to deliver quality risk management while decreasing costs.  Join him as he shares how has built up a team that is helping companies to put AI at the forefront, and reimagine the future of insurance.

Steve Monaghan - Chairman and CEO, Gen.Life

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - NETWORKING BREAK

Sponsored by Kyobo Life Insurance Co., Ltd.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Insurance in the Cognitive Era: Innovation, Disruption, and Reinvention

Global Insurance Technology Trends with InsurTech initiatives continue to help insurers align business models, improve the customer experience, and reduce the cost of operations. This presentation will examine the outlook and impact that initiatives like Robotic Process Automation, Blockchain, and IoT will have on the insurance industry.

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - LUNCH

1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - LIMRA Research Updates

Larry Hartshorn - Corporate Vice President and Director, International Research and Member Engagement, LIMRA and LOMA

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - Regulating Insurance Technologies

Peter will review important legal aspects of technologies impacting the way insurance contracts are developed and insurance is distributed. He will also provide an update on how regulators are carefully considering their role in promoting new technologies, assessing cyber risk and resilience, and continuing to protect customers.

Peter Cashin - International Head of Corporate Insurance, Kennedys

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Using New Data Sources and Risk Insights to Transform Life Underwriting and Pricing

The session will explore recent data initiatives across the value chain which have provided exciting opportunities in customer segmentation, underwriting accuracy and claims management. Global case studies will illustrate the opportunities of leveraging credit scoring, upselling using claimant’s data, risk scoring in fraud prevention and the use of lifestyle data.

John Cardus - Executive Director, Regional Underwriting and Business Solutions, RGA

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - NETWORKING BREAK

3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Innovations in Healthcare

This presentation will offer insights into the latest digitization trends and potential applications of exponential technologies to the health insurance industry.  It will also provide an overview of innovative healthcare reform priorities, the role of commercial healthcare insurance, and what policies are likely to influence the expansion of commercial health insurances in different markets including China and South Korea.

Olin L. Wethington - Chairman, Wethington International LLC

Larry Hartshorn - Corporate Vice President and Director, International Research, LIMRA and LOMA

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - NETWORKING RECEPTION

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - REGISTRATION REOPENS

9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. - WELCOME BACK

9:05 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Today's Transformative Technology

From instant life insurance quotes based on a selfie to flexible monthly premiums determined by wearable data, the insurance industry is facing a paradigm shift of monumental proportions.  This session will highlight some of the technology — both inside and outside of the industry — that is the power behind it.

Janet Anderson - Chief Marketing Officer, Lapetus Solutions, Inc.

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. - NETWORKING BREAK

10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Panel: New Technologies Changing the Financial Services Landscape

How are new technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain changing the global financial services landscape? And what does it all mean to the future of the industry - both in the short term and long term future? Join us as we discuss how companies can evaluate what innovations and challenges are worth investing in, as well as share examples and research of successful new products, trends and distribution channels.

Yoo Shin Jung - Professor of Sogang Business School (Dean, Sogang Graduate School of Management of Technology), Sogang University

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - LUNCH

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - AI: Hope, Hype, or Horror

Throughout his career, Steve Monaghan has specialized in introducing new business models, businesses and products in all major markets in Asia and has filed 6 patents in FinTech.  Now, Steve is helping insurers to better understand how Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Ledger Technology, and the Cloud can help deliver the highest quality risk management while decreasing distribution and transaction costs.  This session will outline the opportunities, challenges and impacts involved with these and other technologies, as well as what they mean to the future of insurance.

Steve Monaghan - Chairman and CEO, Gen.Life

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - The Age of AI from a Commercial Point of View

The rise of AI has brought with it a tremendous amount of analysis and prospecting, but much of the discussion has remained at a very technical level. This presentation will explore the future possibilities of AI in terms of social science and business, and consider companies can begin to view AI from a strategic management perspective.

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. - ADJOURNMENT