7th International Microinsurance Conference 2011

Agenda - 8-10 November 2011 - Hotel Sheraton, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Field trip
7/11 November 2011
Host organisation:
SINAF Seguros, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   
  
 
 
 
Day 1
8 November 2011
 
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08.30
Pre-conference seminars
 
  
  
08.30 - 12.00
Seminar 1
  
Regulation, supervision and policy
Hosted by IAIS, MiN,
Access to Insurance Initiative
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Presentation Nag
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Presentation Wiedmayer-Pfister > more
  
08.30 - 12.00
Seminar 2
  
Academic track
Hosted by Georgia State University/CEAR
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Presentation Harrison - Introduction
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Presentation Harrison - Behavioral Econometrics
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12.00
Registration
The registration desk is open during the entire conference                      
 
  
14.00
Opening of the conference
Welcome addresses
Craig Churchill
Chairman of the Microinsurance Network, ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility, Switzerland
  
Thomas Loster
Chairman, Munich Re Foundation, Germany
  
Jorge Hilário Gouvêa Vieira
President , CNseg, Brazil
 
Ricardo Paes de Barros 
Secretary of Strategic Actions, Government of Brazil
  
Julio Cesar Carmo Bueno 
Secretary of Economic Development, Energy, Industry and Services, State of Rio de Janeiro
     
Keynote speech
Stefan Dercon
University of Oxford, UK  
  
   
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
   
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Presentation Dercon
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15.30
Coffee break
                 
  
  
16.00 - 18.30 
Plenary 1
Is microinsurance different in Latin America?
Recaredo Arias
General Secretary, FIDES, Mexico

María del Carmen Díaz Amador
General Coordinator, PRONAFIM, Ministry of Economy, Mexico

Nancy Lee
General Manager, Multilateral Investment Fund, IADB
  
Roberto Junguito Bonnet
Executive President, Fasecolda, Colombia
 
Facilitator
Doubell Chamberlain
Cenfri, South Africa
Presentation Arias
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Presentation Díaz Amador
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Presentation Lee
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Presentation Junguito
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19.00 - 21.00
Meet and greet reception
              
  
 
 
Day 2
9 November 2011
Speakers
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08.30
Parallel sessions
 
 
  
Session 1
Case studies from Latin America
Isabel Cruz
CEO, AMUCSS, Mexico
RedSol - Mexico. Innovative business model in remote rural areas: Integrating the value chain for the distribution of microinsurance
 
Barbara Magnoni
President, EA Consultants, USA
Healthcare made to order – The case for women's health insurance at Aseguradora Rural
  
José Luis Contreras
CEO, Aon, Bolivia
Microinsurance: The case for new underwriting DNA 
  
Facilitator
Miguel Solana
Microinsurance Officer, ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility, Switzerland
Presentation Cruz 
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Presentation Magnoni
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Presentation Contreras 
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Presentation Solana
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Session 2
Case studies in health  microinsurance
Elizabeth McGuinness
Director - Consumer research, Microfinance Opportunities, USA
Community management of risk pool spreads benefits of microinsurance
   
Rick Koven
Project Director Business Case - MicroInsurance Centre, LLC, USA
Good Business Practices
   
Anabelle Sulmont
Assessor - research and market studies, REDSOL, Mexico
Understand health protection necessities of people affiliated to Seguro Popular in Mexico
  
Facilitator
Peter Wrede
Microinsurance Officer, ILO, Switzerland  
Presentation McGuinness
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Presentation Koven
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Presentation Sulmont
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Session 3
Expanding distribution
Introduction
Brandon Mathews
Head of Microinsurance, Zurich, Switzerland
  
João Joaquim de Melo Neto Segundo
Coordinator, Palmas Institute, Brazil
Experience with bancassurance
  
Anja Smith
Director, Cenfri, South Africa
Ensuring value to clients through collective industry products: the story of the South African insurance industry's Mzansi and Zimele products
    
Presentation Mathews
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Presentation de Melo
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Presentation Smith
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Session 4
Academic track: Product design and demand for microinsurance
Karlijn Morsink
Researcher, University of Twente, Netherlands
Informal local trust and micro insurance demand: Testing a comprehensive model in the rural Philippines
  
Daniel Clarke
Researcher, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Microinsurance decisions: evidence from Ethiopia
  
Andreas Landmann
PhD Student, University of Mannheim, Germany
Saving microinsurance: Why you should do both or nothing. A behavioral experiment on the Philippines
  
Facilitator
Richard Phillips
Chairman, Risk management and insurance department, Georgia State University, USA
Presentation Morsink    
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Presentation Clarke 
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Presentation Landmann
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Paper Morsink 
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Paper Clarke
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Paper 
Landmann  
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10.30
Coffee break
 
 
 
11.00
Plenary 2
Academic track: Is low takeup a rational choice?
George Zanjani
AAMGA, Associate Professor, Department of risk managment and insurance, Georgia State University, USA
  
Richard Phillips
Chairman - Risk management and insurance department, Georgia State University, USA
  
Discussant
Craig Churchill
Chairman of the Microinsurance Network, ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility, Switzerland
     
Facilitator
Glenn Harrison
Director CEAR/Georgia State University, USA
Presentation Zanjani
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Presentation Phillips
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12.30-14.00
Lunch break
 
    
  
 
Day 2
9 November 2011
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14.00 - 18:30
Parallel sessions
 
  
  
Session 5
Technology in microinsurance
Wladimir Chinchio
COO, Vayon Insurance Providers, Brazil
How the cellphone and PoS can help the insurers in the obtainment of efficiency and scale in microinsurance operations
 
Martin Fuller
Chief Technology Officer, MicroEnsure, UK
Utilising technology to improve customer service and efficiency in microinsurance programmes
   
Sunil Bhatla
Programme Director, CIRM, India
Integrated livestock risk management solution
  
Peter Gross
General Manager, MicroEnsure, Ghana
Reaching the poor at scale through mobile phones
  
Facilitator
Michael McCord
President, Microinsurance Centre, USA
Presentation Chinchio
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               Presentation Fuller
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Presentation Bhatla
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Presentation Gross   
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Presentation McCord
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Session 6
Workshop on success factors for PPP in Microinsurance
Part 1: The privat sector perspective
Brandon Mathews
Head of Microinsurance, Zurich, Switzerland
  
Lambert Muhr
Agricultural Insurance Expert, Munich Re, Germany
  
Part 2: The public sector perspective
María Victoria Sáenz
Lead Project Specialist, IDB, USA
  
Antonis Malagardis
Project Manager, GIZ-MIPSS, Philippines

Part 3: Managing microinsurance partnerships
Kelly Rendek
Consultant, Canada
Managing microinsurance partnerships
  
Facilitators
Gaby Ramm
Consultant Microinsurance/Social Protection, Germany
Dirk Reinhard
Vice Chairman, Munich Re Foundation, Germany
Presentation Mathews 
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Presentation Muhr
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Presentation Sáenz
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Presentation Malagardis
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Presentation Rendek
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Presentation Ramm/Reinhard
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Session 7
Impact assessment: Methodologies, case studies and trends
Daniel Stein
PhD Student, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Impact evaluation and product design of weather insurance
 
What can we learn from evaluations? Experience from the field:
Daniel Clarke
Researcher, University of Oxford, United Kingdom 
Sarah Janzen
PhD student, University of California - Davis, USA
  
Facilitator
Stefan Dercon
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Presentation Stein I
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Presentation Stein II
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Presentation Clarke
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Presentation Dercon
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Session 8
Protecting the poor against natural disaster - case studies
Karlijn Morsink
Researcher at University of Twente, The Netherlands
Value for farmers from meso-level index insurance!?
 
Lourdes del Carpio
Sub-Director - Agricultural Insurance, La Positiva Seguros, Peru
Agricultural catastrophic insurance for poor farmers in Perú
  
Rupalee Ruchismita
Executive Director, CIRM, India
Defining the steps in building ownership in designing a sustainable meso-level flood insurance product for Bangladesh
  
Anuj Tyagi
Head - Corporate & Rural Agri Business, HDFC ERGO, India
Bundle insurance products to meet the needs of low income households
  
Facilitator
Thomas Loster
Chairman, Munich Re Foundation, Germany
Presentation Morsink
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Presentation del Carpio 
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Presentation Tyagi  
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19.30 - 22.30
Dinner
 
  
  
 
Day 3
10 November  2011
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08.30
Parallel sessions
 
 
 
Session 9
How to assess client value?
Barbara Magnoni
President, EA Consultants, USA
  
Michal Matul
Research Officer, ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility, Switzerland
  
Bert Opdebeeck
Microinsurance Programme Co-ordinator, BRS, Belgium
How to measure client value with social performance indicators?
  
Facilitator
Alexia Latortue
Deputy CEO, CGAP, USA
Presentation Magnoni
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Presentation Matul
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Presentation Opdebeeck
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Presentation Latortue
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Session 10
Distribution and value chain case studies
Preeti Mishra
Associate VP - Rural business, ICICI Prudential Life, India
Demand for micro insurance in India and its distribution through different intermediaries to low income households
  
Ryan Lynch
General Manager, MicroEnsure, Tanzania
Choices in distribution: MicroEnsure case studies
  
Evandro Baptistini
Vice President of AON Affinity Latin America, Brazil
Utility company distribution
  
Facilitator
Craig Churchill
Chairman of the Microinsurance Network, ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility, Switzerland
Presentation 
Mishra  
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Presentation Lynch
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Presentation Baptistini
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Session 11
Consumer education: How to make mass media work for insurance education
Sarah Bel
Information Officer, ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility
How to design successful marketing messages? Lessons from a recent study on behavioral economics
  
Elizabeth McGuinness
Director - Consumer research, Microfinance Opportunities, USA    
Lessons learned about how to make effective use of radio to present insurance education on a mass scale
   
Maria Elena Bidino
Advisor- Institutional and Consumer Affairs, CNseg, Brazil
Experiences with a multimedia mass media campaign in Brazil
  
Facilitator
Jasmin Suministrado
Knowledge Officer, ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility, Switzerland
  
   
  
  
  
  
  
Presentation McGuinness
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Integrated Presentation
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Session 12
National strategies to increase access: a joint country process
Lemmy Manje
Country Coordinator, ILO/FinMark Trust, Zambia
Toolkit for assessing capacities of insurers: firm and country level application  

Alejandra Díaz
Director - Social responsibility and microinsurance, Fasecolda, Colombia
The role of the Colombian insurance association for promoting microinsurance
  
Solange Beatriz Palheiro Mendes
Executive Director, CNseg, Brazil
National strategy for low income insurance and microinsurance - the view of the industry
  
Facilitator
Brigitte Klein
Head of Sector Project, Financial System Approaches to Insurance – Access to Insurance Initiative, GIZ, Germany
Presentation Manje
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Presentation Díaz
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Paper Manje
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10.30 
Coffee break
 
 
 
11.00
Plenary 3
Roundtable on microinsurance in Brazil
Introduction
Herman Smit
Senior Researcher, Cenfri, South Africa
Golden bullets? Innovation lessons from Brazil
  
Hernán Poblete Miranda
Director of the IMR Program - International, LIMRA, USA
Microinsurance on demand: Innovative strategies for establishing distribution and communication channels
  
Eugênio Velasques
Executive Director and Head of Microinsurance, Bradesco Seguros, Brazil
Bradesco Seguros - A case study in insurance for low income people
  
Regina Giordano Simões
Technical analyst, SUSEP, Brazil
The regulators perspective on microinsurance in Brazil

Facilitator
María Victoria Sáenz
Lead Project Specialist, IDB, USA
      
Presentation Smit
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Presentation Poblete   
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Presentation Velasques 
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Presentation Simões
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12.30-14.00
Lunch break
 
  
  
 
Day 3
10 November 2011
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14.00
Parallel sessions
 
  
  
Session 13
Developing microinsurance agents
Serena Guarnaschelli
Partner, Dalberg Global Development Advisors, Switzerland
Successes and challenges in microinsurance salesforce development  
  
Ruth Aseron
Microinsurance Coordinator, USAID-supported RBAP-MABS Program
Industry association of rural banks: strategic partners for developing access to microinsurance
  
Pedro Bulcão
CEO, SINAF, Brazil
Agent-based microinsurance - experience from Brazil  
  
Facilitator
Craig Churchill
Chairman of the Microinsurance Network, ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility, Switzerland
Presentation Guarnaschelli
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Presentation Aseron
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Presentation Bulcão
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Session 14
Academic track: Impact and demand
Sarah Janzen
PhD student, University of California - Davis, USA
Dynamic demand for index-based asset insurance in the presence of poverty traps
  
Markus Olapade
PhD Student, University of Mannheim, Germany
The impact of insurance literacy education on knowledge, attitude and behavior – A randomized controlled trial  
  
Berber Kramer
PhD Candidate, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Individual or group insurance? Microinsurance games with credit groups in Tanzania
       
Facilitator
George Zanjani
AAMGA, Associate Professor, Department of risk managment and insurance, Georgia State University, USA
Presentation Janzen
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Presentation Opalade
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Presentation Kramer
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Paper Janzen
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Session 15
Case studies in pricing microinsurance products
Hosted by the IAA Microinsurance Working Group
Daniel Clarke
Researcher, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Pricing indexed agricultural insurance: Lessons from India
  
Peter Wrede
Microinsurance Officer, ILO, Switzerland
How to determine the premium of microinsurancein theabsence of data
   
Kelly Rendek
Consultant, Canada
Pricing of credit life
   
 
Facilitator
Howard J. Bolnick
Chair, IAA Microinsurance working group, USA
Presentation Clarke   
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Presentation Wrede
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Presentation Rendek
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Session 16
National strategies - regulatory approaches
Martina Wiedmaier-Pfister
Consultant to GIZ, Germany
Introduction to the A2II toolkit 1 country diagnostic
  
Carla Chiappe
SBS, Peru
Impact of microinsurance regulation
  
Facilitator
Doubell Chamberlain
Managing Director, Cenfri, South Africa
Presentation Wiedmaier-Pfister 
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Presentation Chiappe
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15.30
Coffee break
 
 
 
16.00
Plenary 4
Roundtable  - challenges for policymakers and supervisors to ensure consumer value
Sammy Makove
Insurance Supervisor, Kenya
  
Luciano Portal Santanna
Superintendent, SUSEP, Brazil
  
Joselito Almario
Director, National Credit Council, Philippines
  
Facilitator
Michael McCord
President, Microinsurance Centre, USA
   
 
18.00
Closing of the conference
Jorge Hilário Gouvêa Vieira
President , CNseg, Brazil
  
Dirk Reinhard
Vice Chairman, Munich Re Foundation, German 
Chairman of the Conference Steering Committe and Member of the Executive Committe of the Microinsurance Network
    
     
   
  
18.30
End
 
 
 
  
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