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2018 Caribbean Insurance Conference

After 2017...Is the Future Predictable?

6/3/2018 - 6/5/2018
Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica


Who Attends

The Caribbean Insurance Conference attracts a diverse participants’ profile of over 550 delegates from almost 40 countries from the insurance, financial and business sectors. Attendees include senior level executives; administration executives; heads of marketing, distribution, and information technology; and top regional managers and producers.


The Annual Caribbean Insurance Conference, renowned as the premier conference for professionals in the Insurance Industry, provides an information sharing and collaborative forum for Caribbean insurance regulatory authorities, insurance educational institutes, actuaries and other special groups with interest in the Insurance industry in the Caribbean.

Throughout the conference you have a chance to:

  • Network with other industry peers
  • Visit our Exhibition Hall and gather information on products and services
  • Learn from our educational sessions how to enhance business practices
  • Learn from best practices shared by the leaders in the industry
  • Attend Reinsurance Meetings


Olivier Lafontaine
Chief Product Officer, Equisoft

Olivier Lafontaine

Chief Product Officer, Equisoft

Olivier Lafontaine is Equisoft’s Chief Product Officer, responsible for ensuring the execution of the business strategies for all Equisoft products. Olivier maintains the product vision and strategy, as well as managing the sales team and product strategy directors. He is responsible for all aspects of the company’s product development. Olivier is a recognized leader in core insurance and wealth management systems, as well as large-scale agile system integration projects. He has forged strong industry partnerships over the past ten years, including Equisoft’s relationship with Oracle as their largest specialized insurance partner. Olivier has more than fifteen years of insurance industry Operations experience, and a proven track record of senior leadership success. He has been an executive with Equisoft since 2006. He is a licensed engineer and graduate of École Polytechnique de Montréal.
Nazir Valani
Partner & National Leader, Actuarial Practice, KPMG in Canada

Nazir Valani

Partner & National Leader, Actuarial Practice, KPMG in Canada

Nazir is a Partner and North American Leader for AXIS Implementation at KPMG, where he works with the US team to leverage opportunities for end to end actuarial and finance transformation initiatives. He is also the National Leader of the Actuarial Practice and senior actuary for Life Insurance, Pensions and Property & Casualty in Canada, with responsibilities for providing actuarial services to audit and advisory clients. Nazir began his career in the life insurance industry in 1980 and has held various actuarial positions with three major Canadian life insurance companies including management roles in product development, reinsurance and corporate actuarial. He also spent five years with GGY, the developers and distributors of the AXIS actuarial software system. Valani Consulting Inc. merged with KPMG in August 2012 when it was the 2nd largest Life Actuarial Practice in Canada. As a consultant, Nazir has done a variety of work for direct insurance and reinsurance companies in Canada, the United States, Asia and the Caribbean.


Registration Rates: 

Early Bird Rates (On or before April 30, 2018):
Member: US$675
Nonmember: US$995

Standard Rates (After April 30, 2018):
Member: US$725
Nonmember: US$1,045

Spouse/Guest Fee: US$150

Multiple registration group rates and day passes are also available.  Please email Trish Sasso at for more details.

Hotel / Venue

Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall

Rose Hall Road
Montego Bay, Jamaica, , JMCJS12

Hotel Reservations

If you receive any unsolicited or suspicious email or phone call about a hotel booking in conjunction with this meeting, our advice is not to click on it, but delete the email immediately. In the case of a phone call, never give out your credit card information. Our designated conference hotels will never call you unless you contact them first.

The Conference has negotiated a preferred rate at the Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall during the conference dates.  A group reservation link to access the group rates will be provided upon receipt of your conference registration. 

PLEASE NOTE: Attendees that stay off property will be charged an additional $100 fee for entrance into the event.

Contact us to learn more:

Ms. Trish Sasso, BS, MLS

International Conference Coordinator


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