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2018 Strategic Issues Conference

Organized Chaos: Keeping Pace in an Environment of Disruption

September 16, 2018 – September 18, 2018
Grand Hyatt Bali, Bali, Indonesia

Who Attends

This conference is designed for CEOs and senior executives at financial services and life insurance companies doing business in the Asia-Pacific who want:

  • The inside track on emerging opportunities
  • To learn from case studies and best practices
  • The latest developments in marketing, distribution, and corporate management

Opening Keynote Speaker

Dominic ZieglerDominic Ziegler, "Banyan" Columnist, The Economist

Dominic Ziegler is the author of The Economist's “Banyan” column on Asian affairs, based in Hong Kong. Before that, he edited the magazine’s Asia pages out of London. From 2005 to 2009 he was its Tokyo bureau chief. He also served as China correspondent between 1994 and 2000, opening The Economist’s first mainland bureau in Beijing. He has been the magazine’s financial editor and its Washington correspondent. He is the author of “Black Dragon River” (2015), which is about the Amur, the longest river that most people have never heard of.

Closing Keynote Speaker

Dominic ZieglerDr. Leroy Chiao, Former NASA Astronaut and ISS Commander

Dr. Chiao has a unique perspective of the world, being one of the few individuals to have seen it from space. A veteran of four space missions, he most recently served as Commander and NASA Science Officer of Expedition 10 aboard the International Space Station. He has logged over 229 days in space – over 36 hours of which were spent in Extra-Vehicular Activity (spacewalks). In addition to his human spaceflight experience at NASA, he has also worked extensively in academia, government laboratories and in commercial ventures and technology startups. Dr. Chiao’s accomplished track record in space, in the lab, and in the business world offers audiences an unparalleled perspective into space exploration and how lessons learned apply to businesses worldwide. His broad technical expertise allows him to offer compelling insights on future technology trends, the fascinating biomedical effects of spaceflight, and how businesses must pay attention to technology and innovation to stay on top. A native English speaker, Dr. Chiao also speaks Mandarin Chinese and Russian.


Please join us at this meeting to examine global and regional issues. You and your team will learn invaluable information in key strategic areas driving market success. Additionally, attendees will have a unique opportunity to meet with peers, industry analysts, and regulators to gain their perspectives on what it takes to succeed in today’s business environment.

Register early to reserve your seat to hear the latest trends, research, and predictions on:

  • Asia’s geopolitical environment

  • Data Driven Underwriting Solutions

  • Talent Management and Cultural Assessments

  • Penetrating Emerging Markets

  • Managing digital ecosystems

  • Asia’s investment and interest rate outlook

  • Successful, Profitable Bancassurance Models

  • Predictive Modeling

  • Strategies for creating a learning culture

  • InsurTechs and Digital Partnerships

  • Healthcare Innovations: The impact of medical technology on insurance products and sales

  • Organizational Transformation Case Studies

  • And more!

Interpretation Services

This conference will be presented in English, with interpretation services available in Japanese, Mandarin, Korean, and Thai if requested by 16 or more registrants before August 17, 2018. 

Thank You to our 2018 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

Media & Knowledge Sponsors


Mr. Jinhai Guo

2018 Organizing Committee Members
    Ke Zhang, Taiping Life Insurance Co., Ltd.
    Togar Pasaribu, Indonesia Life Insurance Association (AAJI)
    Wahyu Wibowo, Prudential Life Assurance, PT
    Paul Jones, RGA
    Vibha Coburn, Manulife Financial Asia Limited