Agenda - 11th International Microinsurance Conference 2015

Casablanca, Morocco, 3-5 November 2015

  

  2 November 2015   Download PDF Paper / Presentations 

Salon Anfa

08.30 a.m.

The CEAR Academic Pre-Conference in Microinsurance 2015

Hosted by CEAR - Georgia State University

Keynote speakers
Jerry Skees
H.B. Price Professor of Agricultural Policy and Risk at the University of Kentucky and President of GlobalAgRisk, Inc., USA

Jeremy Tobacman
Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA

Elisabet Rutstrom
Professor, Director – Dean's Behavioral Economics Lab, Georgia State University, USA

Paper presenters
Jia Min Ng
CEAR, Georgia State University, USA

Kati Kraehnert
Department of Development and Security, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Germany

Karlijn Morsink
University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Facilitator
Glenn Harrison
C.V. Starr Chair, Robinson College of Business, CEAR/GSU
United States
 
 
  3 November 2015    

08:00 a.m. 

Registration
 

   

Forum 2

08:30 a.m.
 

5th Consultative Forum - Consumer Education: Old questions, new thinking
 

Hosted by the Access to Insurance Initiative, the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, and the Microinsurance Network (separate registration required).

Welcome address
Othman El Alamy
Directeur Adjoint, Ministère des finances - Direction des assurances, Morocco
IAIS position towards consumer education in inclusive insurance
 
Peter Braumueller
Director of Insurance and Pension Company Supervision, IAIS, Switzerland
 
Panel 1
Industry approaches: current practices and opportunities
Jacky Huma
Head of Department - Microinsurance Supervision, FSB, South Africa
 
Richard Leftley
CEO, MicroEnsure, United Kingdom
 
Mehdi Tazi
CEO, Saham Assurance, Morocco
 
Facilitator:
Brandon Matthews
Managing Director, Stonestep, Switzerland
 
Panel 2
Multi-stakeholder approaches: National initiatives – trends and challenges
Namahadi Martin Kgoale
Head of Sales, Hollard Insurance, South Africa
 
Eduardo Morón
President, APESEG, Peru
 
Dorothy Calimag
Deputy Insurance Commissioner, Insurance Commission, Philippines
 
Facilitator
Brigitte Klein
Head of Sector Project Financial System
 
Closing
Hannah Grant
Access to Insurance Initiative (a2ii), Germany 
 

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Forum 3

08:30 a.m.
 

Pre-conference seminar: The ILO's Impact Insurance Forum 

Hosted by ILO's Impact Insurance Facility

Panelists

Sobiah Becker
Project Manager, MCII, Germany

Mathieu Dubreuil
Microinsurance Specialist – R4 Rural Resilience Initiative, World Food Programme, Senegal

Gilles Galludec
Programme Manager, GIIF/World Bank Group, Thailand

Alexa Mayer-Bosse
Business Development Manager, Munich Re, Germany

Facilitators
Jasmin Suministrado
Senior Knowledge Officer, ILO's Impact Insurance Facility, Switzerland

Craig Churchill
Chief, ILO's Impact Insurance Facility, Switzerland

Pranav Prashad
Technical Officer, ILO's Impact Insurance Facility, Switzerland

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Salon Anfa

08:30 a.m.

The CEAR Academic Pre-Conference in Microinsurance 2015

 
 

Continued

 

Forum 1

11:00 a.m.
 

Press conference
              

   

12:30 p.m.

Lunch  

 

Chapiteau

14:00 p.m.

 
 

The opening, welcome addresses and keynotes of the 11th IMC

 

Welcome
Michael J. McCord
Chair Microinsurance Network, President, MicroInsurance Centre
United States 

Welcome
Thomas Loster
Chairman, Munich Re Foundation 
Germany

Keynote (TBC)
Government of Morocco

Welcome
Mohamed Hassan Bensalah
Président, FMSAR
Morocco

Keynote
Mehdi Tazi
Président Directeur Général, Saham Assurance
Morocco

Facilitator
Bachir Baddou
Directeur Général, FMSAR
Morocco 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16:00 p.m.
 
Coffee break
 
 


 

Chapiteau

16:30 p.m.
 

Plenary 1 - From national schemes to individual protection against climate risks
 

 

What do the recent G7 decisions on insuring the poor against climate risks mean for the industry?

Jerry Skees
H.B. Price Professor, University of Kentucky / GlobalAgRisk
United States

Olivier Mahul
Program Manager - Disaster Risk Financing, The World Bank
Thailand

Isaac Anthony
CEO, CCRIF SPC
Cayman Islands

Massamba Diop
National Administrator ARC, Government of Senegal
Senegal

Facilitator
Thomas Loster
Chairman, Munich Re Foundation
Germany 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 19:30 p.m.
 

Conference dinner

   

 

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Chapiteau

08:30 a.m.

 

Plenary 2 - The landscape of microinsurance in Africa

Eneida del Hierro
Chargée de projets - Inclusion financière, Agence Française de Développement
France

Jean Claude Ngbwa 
Secretary General, CIMA
Gabon

Freedom Nkululeko Buthelezi
Head of Department, Hollard Insurance
South Africa

David Ashiagbor
Making Finance Work for Africa
Côte D'Ivoire 

Frederic Flejou
CEO New Markets Development, AXA MedLA
Spain

Facilitator
Michael J. McCord
Chair-Microinsurance Network, President, MicroInsurance Centre
United States 

 

10:30 a.m.
 

 Coffee break

 

 

Chapiteau

11:00 a.m.
 

Parallel session 1 - The state of microinsurance in Morocco
 

Hosted by the Centre Mohammed VI de soutien à la micro finance solidaire and the FMSAR

Introduction: The potential for microinsurance development in Morocco

Miguel Solana
Technical Officer - Microinsurance, ILO's Impact Insurance Facility
Switzerland

Mohamed Allouch
Directeur Général Foundation, ATTAWFIQ
Morocco

Youssef Benchekroun
Directeur Général Association, AL AMANA
Morocco

Driss Bennani
Directeur Général Délégué, AL BARAKA
Morocco

Abdellah Hamza
Directeur Général, Maroc Assistance Internationale
Morocco

Saadia Nouri
Directeur Général Association, AXA Maroc
Morocco

Yahia Chraïbi

Directeur Général, Saham Assistance
Morocco

Facilitator
Mohamed el Mazouri
Délégue général, FNAM
Morocco







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Forum 1

11:00 a.m.
 

Parallel session 2 - Knowing whether it works: performance measurement
 

Customer impact
Craig Churchill
Chief, ILO
Switzerland

The state of mass health insurance programmes: 5 schemes' performance compared
Denis Garand
President, Denis Garand and Associates
Canada

Benchmarking
Matthew Genazzini
Programme Manager, ADA
Luxembourg

Facilitator
Brandon Mathews
Managing Director, Stonestep
Switzerland


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Forum 2

11:00 a.m.

 

Parallel session 3 - Academic research 1 

Contract Non-performance Risk and Ambiguity in Insurance Markets

Andreas Landmann
University of Mannheim
Germany

Solvability, liquidity, and the demand for health insurance: evidence from financial and health insurance: evidence from financial and health diaries in Nigeria
Wendy Janssens
Associate Professor, VU University Amsterdam
Netherlands

Intra-household health insurance allocations: No adverse selection after all?
Berber Kramer
Associate Research Fellow, IFPRI
United States

Facilitator
Glenn Harrison
C.V. Starr Chair, Robinson College of Business, CEAR/GSU
United States 



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Forum 3

11:00 a.m.
 

Parallel session 4 - Scaling up agricultural microinsurance
 

How to scale up Agriculture insurance - Lessons learnt from 9 countries

Agrotosh Mookerjee
Agriculture Insurance Consultant, IFC
United Kingdom

Yield index insurance in Africa
Alexa Mayer-Bosse
Business Development Manager, Munich Re
Germany

Facilitator
Peter Wrede
Senior Insurance Specialist, World Bank Group
United States

 


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2:30 p.m.
 
Lunch
 
   

Chapiteau

14:00 p.m.
 

Parallel session 5 - Challenges and opportunities in mobile microinsurance

Can the digitalisation of microinsurance make all the difference?
Jeremy Leach
Chief Executive Officer, Inclusivity Solutions
South Africa

The industry's view
Arunjay Katakam
GSMA
United Kingdom

Facilitator
Richard Leftley
CEO, MicroEnsure
United Kingdom 



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Forum 1

14:00 p.m.
 

Parallel session 6 - Extending national health insurance  

 

In pursuit of health coverage: Lessions learned from Ethopia's national initiative for community based health insurance for informal sector

Jeanna Holtz
Principal Associate, Abt. Associates
United States

"Integrating community health insurance schemes into national health insurance scheme: Tackling challenge of small risk pool and sustainability - Example of Kilimanjaro Region in Tanzania".
Heri Marwa
Program Director, PharmAccess
Tanzania, United Republic of

Facilitator
Denis Garand
President, Denis Garand and Associates
Canada





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Forum 2

14:00 p.m.
 

Parallel session 7 - Servicing SMEs     
 

How can insurers help small and medium enterprises overcome barriers to success?

Alice Merry
Research Officer, International Labour Organization
Peru

The role of insurance to support the productivity of credit and savings. Evidence on the interplay between insurance, savings and credit from the first 6 MAP Countries
Jeremy Gray
Senior Researcher, Cenfri
South Africa

Insights from an insurance provider
Lorenzo Chan
President, Pioneer Life Inc.
Philippines

Facilitator
Craig Churchill
Chief, ILO
Switzerland 

 

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Forum 3

14:00 p.m.
 

Parallel session 8 - How technology can improve agricultural insurance 
 

Develop and improve climate (index-)insurance products combining technical expertise and local knowledge


Mark Rueegg
CEO, CelsiusPro
Switzerland

Innovative PPP between the CNAAS and PlaNet Guarantee
Francois Xavier Albouy
Vice President, PlaNet Guarantee
France

The data collection and management system for area yield index insurance in Kenya
Tom Dienya
Principal Agriculture Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Kenya

Facilitator
Dirk Reinhard
Vice Chairman, Munich Re Foundation
Germany


 

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16:00 p.m.
 
Coffee break
 
   

Chapiteau

16:30 p.m.
 

Plenary 3 - How microinsurance become profitable
 

Hosted by the Microinsurance Network

Mathilda Strom
BIMA
United Kingdom

Bilal Mughal
Zurich / Blue Marble
Switzerland

Francois Forge
Head of Asia, Microinsurance and Emerging Consumer, AXA Asia
Hong Kong

Recaredo Arias
CEO, AMIS/GFIA
Mexico

Facilitator
Andrea Keenan
A.M. Best
United States 



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18:30 p.m.

Meet and greet reception    
 


              

     

 
 
  
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Chapiteau

08:30 a.m.
 

Parallel session 9 - Reaching the hardest to reach

 

Hosted by the Microinsurance Network

Francois Xavier Albouy
Vice President, PlaNet Guarantee
France

Katerina Kyrili
Business Development Manager Africa, BIMA
United Kingdom

Gilles Renouil
Director, Microinsurance, Women's World Banking
United States

Facilitator
Francesco Rispoli
Senior Technical Specialist, IFAD
Italy






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Forum 1

08:30 a.m.
 

Parallel session 10 - The impact of market development
 

Introduction 
Martina Wiedmaier-Pfister
Policy Consultant, Independent
Germany

Discussant
Eduardo Moron
President, APESEG
Peru

Discussant
Geric Laude
Microinsurance Head - Retail, Pioneer Life Inc.
Philippines

Discussant
Christabel Michel Banda
Executive Director, Insureres Association of Zambia
Zambia

Facilitator
Craig Churchill
Chief, ILO
Switzerland 


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Forum 2

08:30 a.m.
 

Parallel session 11 - Closing the last mile through IT

Hosted by GIZ

Saurav Bhattarai
Advisor, GIZ
Nepal

Gautam Bhardwaj
Co-founder and Director, MicroPension Foundation
India

Olugbenga Owolabi

Chief Service Delivery Officer, Cellulant Nigeria Limited
Nigeria

Facilitator
Johanna Knoess
Project Leader, GIZ
Germany 


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Forum 3

08:30 a.m.
 

Parallel session 12 - The role of actuaries
 

Actuarial data limitations in Kwara Health Plan

Diederik van Eck
Actuarial Analyst, PharmAccess Foundation
Netherlands

Victor Aggrey-Fynn
Technical Advisor, GIZ
Ghana

Michael Weilant
Milliman
United States

Nigel Bowman
International Actuarial Association
South Africa

Facilitator
Denis Garand
President, Denis Garand and Associates
Canada 




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10:30 a.m.
 

Coffee break
 

   

Chapiteau

11:00 a.m.
 

Parallel session 13 - Client conversion and retention
 

Upselling on Credit Life - Allianz Indonesia experience
Yoga Prasetyo
Head of, Allianz Life Indonesia
Indonesia

Converting freemium customers at scale
Tughral Amir Turab Ali
Head of Africa, MicroEnsure
Kenya

Client retention models - Examples from South Africa
Namahadi Martin Kgoale
Head of Sales, Hollard
South Africa

Facilitator
Doubell Chamberlain
Managing Director, Cenfri 

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Forum 1

11:00 a.m.
 

Parallel session 14 - Academic research 2
              

Using a cluster analysis of rainfall in Ghana to create a drought trigger for index insurance
Askar Choudhury
Professor, Katie School, Illinois State University
United States

Measuring the impact of educational insurance games on index insurance take-u
p
Rahel Legesse Diro
Research Staff Associate, Columbia University
United States


Does index insurance help households recover from disaster? Evidence from IBLI Mongolia
Veronika Bertram-Hümmer
PhD Researcher, German Institute for Economic Research
Germany

Facilitator
Glenn Harrison
C.V. Starr Chair, Robinson College of Business, CEAR/GSU
United States 

 

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Forum 2
11:00 a.m.

 

Parallel session 15 - Takaful

Reaching the masses through microtakaful
Hassan Scott Odierno
Partner, Actuarial Partners Consulting
Malaysia

Is there a need for takaful microinsurance? Evidence from Sri Lanka
Anja Erlbeck
Ph.D. Candidate / Advisor, GIZ
Germany

Potentiality of micro-takaful in Bangladesh: Experience of Prime Islami Life Insurance Limited
Kazi Mohammad Mortuza Ali
CEO, Prime Islami Life Insurance Limited
Bangladesh

Facilitator
Sabbir Patel

Senior Vice-President, ICMIF
United Kingdom

 
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Forum 3

11:00 a.m.
 

Parallel session 16 - Strategies to develop inclusive insurance markets 

Hosted by ILO's Impact Insurance Facility

How can donors and development agencies support the development of inclusive insurance markets?
Neal Estey
Engagement Manager, Cenfri
South Africa

Promoting an inclusive market: Philippines' experience
Dante Portula
Senior Adviser, GIZ
Philippines

Facilitator

Lemmy Manje
Technical Officer, International Labour Organisation
Zambia 

 

 

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12:30 p.m.
 

Lunch
 

 
 

Chapiteau

14:00 p.m.
 

Plenary 4 - Distribution 

Richard Leftley
CEO, MicroEnsure
United Kingdom

Jagath Alwis
Director (Technical) / Chief Technical Officer, Ceylinco Insurance
Sri Lanka

Mandla Michael Shezi
Managing Director, Hollard Insurance
South Africa

Gilles Renouil
Director, Microinsurance, Women's World Banking
United States

Facilitator
Brandon Mathews
Managing Director, Stonestep
Switzerland

 

 

 

 

 

 


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16:00 p.m.
 

Coffee break
 

 
 

Chapiteau

16:30
 

Closing of the conference
 

The industry's response to the G20 financial inclusion targets
Recaredo Arias
CEO, AMIS/GFIA
Mexico

The way forward
Michael J. McCord
Chair-Microinsurance Network, President, MicroInsurance Centre
United States

Welcome to the 12th International Microinsurance Conference
Jagath Alwis
Executive Committee Member, Insurance Association of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka

Facilitator
Dirk Reinhard
Vice Chairman, Munich Re Foundation
Germany

 

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18:00
 
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11th IMC 2015

> Overview

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> Steering Committee

> Press release (English) - 28 October 2015

> Press release (French) - 28 October 2015

 

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