8th International Microinsurance Conference 2012

Agenda - 6-8 November 2012 - Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Day 1
6 November 2012
 
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11.00  Press conference      
         
 
Pre-conference seminars
 
  
  
08.30 - 13.00
Seminar 1

Regulation, supervision and policy
Hosted by IAIS, MiN,
Access to Insurance Initiative
Participation by invitation only. Details can be found in the seminar agenda.
 



Presentation van den Broeke
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08.30 - 13.00
Seminar 2
 
Academic track
Hosted by Georgia State University/CEAR
Participation by invitation only. Details can be found in the seminar agenda.

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Presentation Clarke
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Presentation Martínez-Correa
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Presentation Rutstrom
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12.00
Registration
The registration desk is open during the entire conference          
 
  
14.00
Opening and welcome addresses

Israel Kamuzora
Commissioner of Insurance
TIRA
Tanzania

Thomas Loster
Chairman
Munich Re Foundation
Germany

Keynote address

Video message by
Princess Máxima of the Netherlands
UN Secretary-General's Special Advocate
for Inclusive Finance for Development

Craig Churchill
Chairman of the Microinsurance Network, ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility
Switzerland

Hon. William Mgimwa
Minister of Finance of the United Republic of Tanzania

Hon. Mohamed Gharib Bilal
Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania

   
    
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Video message
Princess Máxima
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15.30
Coffee break
                 
  
  
16.00 - 18.00 
Plenary 1
Roundtable - Opportunities and gaps of microinsurance market development in Africa

Introductory presentation
Results from the study "The landscape of microinsurance in Africa 2012"

Afua Boahemaa Donkor
Executive Director
Star Microinsurance Services
Ghana

Winnie Njau-Mbugua
Head of Insurance Business
Equity Insurance Agency
Kenya

Richard Leftley
CEO
MicroEnsure
UK

Patrick Mommeja
Head of life related insurance and microinsurance
Allianz Africa
France

Kayembe Gilles Ilunga
Head of Trustco Mobile
Trustco Group International
Namibia

Facilitator
Michael McCord
President
MicroInsurance Centre
USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Presentation McCord
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18.00 - 21.00
Cocktail
Meet and greet reception and interactive poster session with authors from the book "Protecting the poor - A microinsurance compendium Vol. II"
  
 
 
Day 2
7 November 2012
 
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08.30
Parallel sessions
 
 
  
Session 1
Failures in microinsurance

Lessons learnt from failures in microinsurance
Agnes Nyondo Chakonta
CEO
Madison Life Insurance
Zambia

Ten years of trial and error; lessons from MicroEnsure
Richard Leftley
CEO
MicroEnsure
UK

Microcare Insurance Uganda - The perfect storm
Lucas Greyling
Independent microinsurance consultant and former director of Microcare
Lucas Greyling Consulting CC
South Africa

Facilitator
Thierry van Bastelaer
Principal Associate
Abt Associates
USA



Presentation Chakonta
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Presentation Leftley
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Presentation Greyling
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Session 2
Strengthening training institutions

Antonis Malagardis
Program Manager
GIZ
Philippines

Yoseph Aseffa
CTA
ILO
Ethiopia

Mary Yang
Capacity Building Officer
ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility
Switzerland

Facilitator
Gaby Ramm
Consultant
Germany

 















Presentation Ramm
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Session 3
Health

The effect of a health education intervention on health insurance utilisation amongst women workers
Sapna Desai
SEWA
India

Linking social assistance programmes to microinsurance, the experience of SKY health insurance scheme
Marielle Goursat
Technical Assistant to Ministry of Health - Lao PDR on CBHI
GRET
Lao PDR

How understanding patients' financial strategies for coping with health shocks can inform health insurance design in both subsidised and non-subsidised programmes 
Barbara Magnoni
Client Value Project Manager
MILK Project - MicroInsurance Centre
USA

Facilitator
Denis Garand
President
Denis Garand and Associates
Canada

 
 
 
Presentation Desai
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Presentation Goursat
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Presentation
Magnoni
 
Session 4
Academic track - agricultural insurance

Evidence of demand for index insurance: Experimental games and commercial transactions in Ethiopia
Daniel Osgood
Lead Scientist, Financial Instruments
Columbia University
USA

Impact of weather insurances on small scale farmers: A natural experiment
Stephan Dietrich
PhD
University of Göttingen
Germany

Facilitator
Elisabet Rutstrom
Director - Dean's Behavioral Economics Laboratory
Georgia State University
USA

 


Presentation
Osgood
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Presentation
Dietrich
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10.30
Coffee break
 
 
 
11.00
Plenary 2
Is mutuality the missing link in microinsurance?

Nelson Kuria
CEO
CIC
Kenya

May Dawat
General Manager
CARD MBA
Philippines

Kumar Shailabh
General Manager
Uplift Mutuals
India

Facilitator
Doubell Chamberlain
Managing Director
Cenfri
South Africa

Video "Insurance for the People, by the People"
 
12.30 -14.00
Lunch break
 
    
  
 
Day 2
7 November 2012
 
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14.00 - 18:00
Parallel sessions
 
  
  
Session 5
Presentation of the actuarial toolkit for microinsurance

This session is linked with session 9

Eamon Kelly
Microinsurance Consultant
UK Actuarial Profession Microinsurance Working Party
UK

Nigel Bowman
Consultant
Nigel Bowman Actuarial Consulting
South Africa

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Presentation
Kelly/Bowman
       
  
Session 6 Consumer protection for the low-income market
A holistic approach to consumer protection
Janina Voss
Advisor
GIZ
Germany
  
Guided discussion about role of insurers and insurance associations
CEO, SINAF Seguros
SINAF Seguros
Brazil
 
Programme Coordinator
Hygeia Community Health Care
Nigeria

Market failures and regulatory responses
Katherine Gibson
Consultant
South Africa
 
Facilitator
Hennie Bester
Strategic Advisor and Regulatory Expert
FinMark Trust/Cenfri
South Africa


Presentation
Voss
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Presentation Sule
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Presentation
Gibson
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Presentation
Bester
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Session 7
Client math toolkit for understanding the value of microinsurance for clients

Barbara Magnoni
Client Value Project Manager, MILK Project
MicroInsurance Centre
USA

Michael McCord
President,
MicroInsurance Centre
USA

Facilitator
Michal Matul
Senior Research Officer,
ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility
Switzerland

Presentation
Magnoni
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Session 8
Training session on process mapping for business excellence

Clémence Tatin-Jaleran
MicroInsurance Centre
Canada

Sawsan Eskander
Sajida Foundation
Bangladesh

Ayham Esmaiel
ILO Fellow
Star Microinsurance Services
Ghana

Facilitator
Roland Steinmann
Microinsurance Specialist
MicroInsurance Centre
Switzerland















Presentation Steinmann
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15.30
Coffee break
 
  
  
16.00 - 18.00 Parallel sessions      
Session 6 continued Consumer protection for the low-income market
 
     
Session 8 continued Process mapping for business excellence
 
     
Session 9 Microinsurance pricing

This session is a follow up of session 5

William Collins
ILO Microinsurance Fellow
Kenya Orient Insurance
Kenya

Caroline Phily
Technical Officer
ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility
Switzerland

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Presentation
Phily
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Session 10 Financial and social key performance indicators for microinsurance Bert Opdebeeck
Microinsurance Programme Coordinator
BRS - Belgian Raiffeisen Foundation
Belgium

Jennifer Hennig
Policy Advisor
GIZ
Germany
Presentation Hennig-Opdebeeck
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18.00 Departure  - Conference dinner      
 
Day 3
8 November  2012
 
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08.30
Parallel sessions
 
 
 
Session 11
Technology

Replacing the agent: mobile technology for scale and quality
Peter Gross
Business Development Manager - Africa
MicroEnsure
Kenya

Large scale microinsurance Literacy and service delivery through ICT*
Premanand Ponnuswamy
Team Leader
DHAN Foundation
India

The role of mobile technology in microinsurance offerings in Kenya*
Jack Kionga
Assistant Managing Director
CIC Life Assurance Ltd
Kenya

Facilitator
Pranav Prashad
Microinsurance Officer
ILO/Microinsruance Innovation Facility
Switzerland
 



Presentation
Gross
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Presentation Ponnuswamy
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Presentation Kionga
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Presentation
Prashad
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Paper Ponnuswamy
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Session 12
Health

Health at your fingertips with Banrural
Jose Muralles
Sole Administrator
Empresa Promotora de Servicios de Salud, Sociedad Anónima
Guatemala

A call for action - value-added services
C. John Pott
Independent Consultant to ILO
USA

Facilitator
Thierry van Bastelaer
Principal Associate
Abt Associates
USA


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Muralles
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Presentation Pott
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Session 13
Agricultural microinsurance - the index insurance experience

Redesigning and packaging crop insurance to ensure commercial success, lessons from Kenya
Rose Goslinga
Programme Officer
Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
Switzerland

Building index insurance with farmers to meet farmers' needs:  A perspective from Ethiopia
Munaye Makonnen
Microinsurance Program Officer
Oxfam
USA

Index insurance in West Africa: the experience of the first regional management platform
Mathieu Dubreuil
Chef Projet Assurance Récolte Sahel
PlaNet Guarantee
Senegal

Facilitator
Dan Osgood
Lead Scientist
International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)
USA

 


Presentation
Goslinga
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Presentation
Makonnen
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Presentation Dubreuil
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Session 14
Proactive market development approaches

Improving value for clients and consumer protection - a case of public-private partnership in developing prototype products
Antonis Malagardis
Program Manager
GIZ
Philippines

Opportunities and barriers of microinsurance development in Brazil from the insurers perspective
Pedro Bulcao
CEO, SINAF Seguros
SINAF Seguros
Brazil

Rooting and growing microinsurance in the Pacific
Barry Maher
ILO Microinsurance Fellow
Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP)
Fiji

Facilitator
Brigitte Klein
Head of Sector Project - Financial System Approaches to Insurance
GIZ
Germany





Presentation Malagardis
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Presentation Maher
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10.30 
Coffee break
 
 
 
11.00
Plenary 3
How to provide sustainable insurance for low-income farmers?

Introduction
State of agricultural insurance for low-income farmers
Daniel Clarke
Departmental Lecturer
University of Oxford and World Bank
UK

Video message from farmers: Why did they buy insurance, why did they not buy?

Weather based agricultural microinsurance through partnership mode: A case study from the Indian state of Maharashtra
Satish Pillarisetti
Chief General Manager
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
India

Index-based agricultural insurance in developing economies - Separating fact from fiction
Joachim Herbold
Senior Underwriter
Munich Reinsurance Company
Germany

Carlos Arce
Agricultural Risk Management Team of the World Bank
USA

Shadreck Mapfumo
IFC - Global Index Insurance Fund
USA

Facilitator
Dirk Reinhard
Vice Chairman
Munich Re Foundation
Germany




Presentation Clarke
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Presentation Pillarisetti
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Presentation Herbold
 
12.30-14.00
Lunch break
 
  
  
 
Day 3
8 November 2012
 
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14.00
Parallel sessions
 
  
  
Session 15
Agenda setting for microinsurance in Tanzania

Introduction
Tanzania insurance landscape: A diagnostic of the challenges and opportunities for microinsurance development
Hennie Bester
Strategic Advisor and Regulatory Expert
FinMark Trust/Cenfri
South Africa

Israel Kamuzora
Commissioner of Insurance
TIRA
Tanzania

Manfred Sibande
Chairman
ATI
Tanzania

Sosthenes Kewe
Technical Director
FSDT
Tanzania

Facilitator
Yoseph Aseffa
CTA
ILO
Ethiopia










Presentation
Kamuzora
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Presentation Sibande
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Presentation Kewe
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Presentation
Aseffa
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Session 16
Case studies on how to insure the poor's property

MiCRO and Fonkoze: First-year experiences with catastrophe insurance for Haitian microentrepreneurs
Tyler Tappendorf
Project Manager
Fonkoze
Haiti

Experience from "Jet home" insurance
Pravin Kalpage
Head of Hollard Direct
Hollard
South Africa

A case for livestock insurance: IFFCO-Tokio General Insurance Ltd.*
K Gopinath
Head - Rural and Cooperatives
IFFCO Tokio General Insurance
India

Facilitator
Thomas Loster
Chairman
Munich Re Foundation
Germany




Presentation Tappendorf
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Presentation
Kalpage
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Presentation Gopinath
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Presentation
Loster
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Session 17
Case studies

Takaful and poverty alleviation
Sabbir Patel
Senior Vice President and CFO
ICMIF
UK

Increasing outreach and managing costs in a voluntary microinsurance scheme - VimoSEWA's resurgence*
Arman Oza
CEO
VimoSEWA
India

MAPFRE Colombia: Combining valuable funeral insurance products with a strong business case
Michael McCord
President
MicroInsurance Centre
USA

Facilitator
Craig Churchill
Chairman of the Microinsurance Network
ILO/Microinsurance Innovation Facility
Switzerland


Presentation
Patel
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Presentation Oza
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Presentation
McCord
 
Session 18
Academic / health care track

The impact of out-patient health insurance and preventive and promotive products in rural India
Karuna Krishnaswamy
Researcher
CIRM Design and Research Labs
India

Can microinsurance help prevent child labour? An impact evaluation from Pakistan
Andreas Landmann
PhD student
University of Mannheim
Germany

Out- versus in-patient health care coverage and foregone care: Evidence from a health and financial diaries study in Nigeria and Kenya
Wendy Janssens
Post-doctoral research fellow
VU University Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Facilitator
Richard Phillips
Chair - Department of risk and insurance
Georgia State University
USA











Presentation Landmann
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Presentation Janssens
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15.30
Coffee break
 
 
 
16.00
Plenary 4
Institutional arrangements for covering the health needs of low-income households

Nathaniel Otoo
Director of Administration and General Counsel
NHIF
Ghana

Onno Schellekens
CEO
PharmAccess Foundation
Netherlands

Zafrullah Chowdhury
Trustee
Gonoshasthaya Kendra Trust
Bangladesh

Facilitator
Denis Garand
President
Denis Garand Associates
Canada

Presentation Otoo
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Presentation
Schellekens
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Presentation Chowdhury
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Paper Chowdhury
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17.30
Outlook session
Next steps in market development

Prisca Soares
General Secretary
African Insurance Organisation
Cameroon

Stefan Nalletamby
Coordinator
Making Finance Work for Africa
Tunesia

Steward Kinloch
Consultant
African Development Bank
Kenya

Mustapha Lebbar
Chair of the IAIS-MIN Joint Working Group and Financial Inclusion Subcommittee of the IAIS
DAPS/MEF
Morocco

Facilitator
Alexia Latortue
Deputy CEO, CGAP
World Bank
USA

    
     
   
  
18.30
End
 
 
 
  
AGM
9.00
9 November 2012
Annual General Meeting
Members of the Microinsurance Network
 

 

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