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Key Sessions

Julian Teicke

Keynote address: Reinventing insurance at scale: the digital marketplace, the future of insurance and the role of data

wefox Group

Sabine VanderLinden

Insurtech Futures: Self-disruption, partnership & ecosystems by the InsurTech book co-editors

Startupbootcamp and Rainmaking

08:00 - 09:00

Registration, networking and refreshments

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09:00 - 09:05
Welcome to Insurtech Rising 2018

Welcome to Insurtech Rising 2018

  • Mark Broadhurst - Head of Insurance EMEA, Intellect SEEC
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09:05 - 09:25

Keynote address: Reinventing insurance at scale: the digital marketplace, the future of insurance and the role of data

  • Julian Teicke - Founder & CEO, wefox Group
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09:25 - 10:00

The Insurtech ecosystem: Cutting through the noise and bringing it all together

Investments and partnerships are pouring into Insurtech from all angles but how can the players evolve into more effective partners?

  • What are the challenges you need to overcome to create partnerships?
  • How do you make the promise real and live up to the hype?
  • How does the ecosystem need to evolve and what are the execution strategies?
  • Moderator Reza Khorshidi - Chief Scientist, AIG
  • Sam Evans - Founder & General Partner, Eos Venture Partners
  • Sam White - CEO, Pukka Insure
  • Dawid Glawdzin - Director of Operations, Slice Labs
  • Saadhvi Khullar - European Portfolio Manager, Munich Re Digital Partners
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10:00 - 10:10

Presentation: The key value proposition for Home Telematics is digital customer engagement

  • Roel Peeters - CEO, Roost
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10:10 - 10:45

DEMOS

  • David Vanek - CEO and Co-founder, Anorak
  • Tobias Taupitz - CEO and Co-founder, Laka
  • Renaud Million - Co-founder & CEO, Spixii
  • Flemming Bengtsen - CEO and Founder, Nimbla
  • Nicolas Chazal - COO, KASKO
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10:45 - 11:15

Morning refreshments and networking

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Showing of Streams
12:35 - 13:10

DEMOS

  • David Gascoin - CEO, Valoo
  • Ed Leon Klinger - CEO, Flock
  • Marcus Schmalbach - CEO & Founder, RYSKEX
  • Nelly Rathi - Founder & CEO, Oida
  • Luca Schnettler - CEO, HealthyHealth
More
13:10 - 14:10

Lunch and networking

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Showing of Streams
15:05 - 15:25

Presentation: Context aware and absolute intelligence - Conversational InsurTech platform is here!

  • Pranav Pasricha - CEO, Intellect SEEC
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15:25 - 16:00

DEMOS

  • Julie Wang - Co-founder & Head of Ecosystem, CarBlock
  • Henrique Volpi - Co-founder, Kakau
  • Alex Devoto - Founder, LVLFI
  • Tariq Valente - Head of Business Development, Surfly
  • Sten Saar - CEO & Co-founder, Zego
More
16:00 - 16:30

Afternoon break and networking

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16:30 - 17:05

Panel discussion: Designing the workforce of the future

The insurance industry need workforces that are lean, agile and willing to embrace change to thrive in an environment of digital disruption and rising customer expectations. What’s the secret on talent acquisition development, re-skilling and retention? Step up to the challenge of improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) or face the consequences when it comes to your business’s bottom line. Diverse teams lead to diversity of thought, which can lead to greater innovation and better problem-solving capability. How can you exploit your business potential by recruiting a more diversified workforce?

  • Moderator Mark Broadhurst - Head of Insurance EMEA, Intellect SEEC
  • Emma Bell - Digital Director, SPF Private Clients
  • Stuart Domingos - Head of Group Innovation, Zurich
  • Dorota Zimnoch - Fintech and Insurtech Expert, Zing Business Consulting
  • Theresa Farrenson - Technology Business Partner; and founder & co-chair, Aon; LGBT Insurance Network (Link)
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17:05 - 17:35

Insurtech Futures: Self-disruption, partnership & ecosystems by the InsurTech book co-editors

The future of insurance is still undefined. However we do know that digital technologies will play a big role to transform it.

The co-editors of the InsurTech book will come together to share with you thoughts and facts

through an interactive discussion, directly taken from the book to help you shape a view point on how customers, startups, corporates and investors are responding respectively to the fast moving market changes.

This discussion session will be a little different from the panel discussion as it will start as an inspiring multi-party fire-chat, before turning into interactive Q&As and factual data sharing


  • Sabine VanderLinden - CEO InsurTech Business, Startupbootcamp and Rainmaking
  • Shân Millie - Founder, Bright Blue Hare
  • Susanne Chishti - CEO and Founder, FINTECH Circle & the FINTECH Circle Institute
  • Nicole Anderson - Managing Partner, Redsand Partners and Labs
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17:35 - 18:35

Closing remarks and drinks reception

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08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
Registration, networking and refreshments
09:00 - 09:05 5 mins
Welcome to Insurtech Rising 2018
  • Mark Broadhurst - Head of Insurance EMEA, Intellect SEEC
09:05 - 09:25 20 mins
Keynote address: Reinventing insurance at scale: the digital marketplace, the future of insurance and the role of data
  • Julian Teicke - Founder & CEO, wefox Group
09:25 - 10:00 35 mins
Info
The Insurtech ecosystem: Cutting through the noise and bringing it all together
  • Moderator Reza Khorshidi - Chief Scientist, AIG
  • Sam Evans - Founder & General Partner, Eos Venture Partners
  • Sam White - CEO, Pukka Insure
  • Dawid Glawdzin - Director of Operations, Slice Labs
  • Saadhvi Khullar - European Portfolio Manager, Munich Re Digital Partners

Investments and partnerships are pouring into Insurtech from all angles but how can the players evolve into more effective partners?

  • What are the challenges you need to overcome to create partnerships?
  • How do you make the promise real and live up to the hype?
  • How does the ecosystem need to evolve and what are the execution strategies?
10:00 - 10:10 10 mins
Presentation: The key value proposition for Home Telematics is digital customer engagement
  • Roel Peeters - CEO, Roost
10:10 - 10:45 35 mins
DEMOS
  • David Vanek - CEO and Co-founder, Anorak
  • Tobias Taupitz - CEO and Co-founder, Laka
  • Renaud Million - Co-founder & CEO, Spixii
  • Flemming Bengtsen - CEO and Founder, Nimbla
  • Nicolas Chazal - COO, KASKO
10:45 - 11:15 30 mins
Morning refreshments and networking
11:15 - 11:20 5 mins
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Moderated by
  • Mark Broadhurst - Head of Insurance EMEA, Intellect SEEC
11:15 - 11:20 5 mins
INTERNET OF THINGS
Moderated by
  • Dan White - Senior Partner, NINETY
11:15 - 11:20 5 mins
DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY
Moderated by
  • Jags Rao - Business Development Lead – Distributed Ledger Technologies, Swiss Re
11:20 - 11:45 25 mins
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Case study: Using machine learning to improve underwriting decisions and claims processing
  • Michael Natusch - Global Head of Artificial Intelligence, Prudential
11:20 - 11:45 25 mins
INTERNET OF THINGS
Case study: Enabling homeowners to mitigate risk – ERGO Safe Home: bundling technology, insurance and services
  • Gregor Wiest - Head of Innovation, ERGO Group
11:20 - 11:45 25 mins
DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY
Case study: Blockchain: Evolution to ecosystem
  • Christopher McDaniel - President, RiskBlock Alliance
11:45 - 12:10 25 mins
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Case study: Claims settlement using deep learning
  • Huma Lodhi - Principal Data Scientist, Direct Line
11:45 - 12:10 25 mins
INTERNET OF THINGS
Case study: Wearables and personal technology - assessing and predicting health for fewer customer ailments and fewer claims
  • Andreas Nemeth - CEO, UNIQA Ventures
  • Paul Varga - Co-founder, Playbrush
  • Lorenz Graeff - CEO & Founder, bsurance
11:45 - 12:35 50 mins
DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY
Fireside chat: How to bring blockchain to an insurance incumbent?
  • Charlotte Halkett - Managing Director, buzzmove
  • Walid Al-Saqqaf - Blockchain Innovation Lead; and Founder, Beazley; and Insureblocks
  • Jags Rao - Business Development Lead – Distributed Ledger Technologies, Swiss Re
12:10 - 12:35 25 mins
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Case study: Digitizing the distribution, administration and reporting of insurance - the affinity business opportunity
  • Daniel Guasco - Founder & CEO, Click2Sure
12:10 - 12:35 25 mins
INTERNET OF THINGS
Case study: How to insure a flying robot using real-time data
  • Ed Leon Klinger - CEO, Flock
12:35 - 13:10 35 mins
DEMOS
  • David Gascoin - CEO, Valoo
  • Ed Leon Klinger - CEO, Flock
  • Marcus Schmalbach - CEO & Founder, RYSKEX
  • Nelly Rathi - Founder & CEO, Oida
  • Luca Schnettler - CEO, HealthyHealth
13:10 - 14:10 60 mins
Lunch and networking
14:10 - 14:15 5 mins
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Moderated by
  • Mark Broadhurst - Head of Insurance EMEA, Intellect SEEC
14:10 - 14:15 5 mins
BIG DATA & PROCESS AUTOMATION
Moderated by
  • Dan White - Senior Partner, NINETY
14:10 - 14:15 5 mins
DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY
Moderated by
  • Jags Rao - Business Development Lead – Distributed Ledger Technologies, Swiss Re
14:15 - 14:40 25 mins
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Case study: Use of Generative Adversarial Networks for auto insurance data augmentation
  • Armando Vieira - Data Scientist, Direct Line
14:15 - 14:40 25 mins
BIG DATA & PROCESS AUTOMATION
Case study: Using AI to speed up business processes
  • Daniel Elia Sbarra - Business Analytics Solutions Manager, Generali
14:15 - 14:40 25 mins
DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY
Case study: Decentralized insurance – learning and use cases
  • Stephan Karpischek - Founder, Etherisc
14:40 - 15:05 25 mins
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
The AIG journey: building AI-First Products
  • Nils Mork-Ulnes - Head of Strategy - Science, AIG
14:40 - 15:05 25 mins
BIG DATA & PROCESS AUTOMATION
Case study: Designing effective chatbots by analysing the relevant data
  • Renaud Million - Co-founder & CEO, Spixii
14:40 - 15:05 25 mins
DISTRIBUTED LEDGER TECHNOLOGY
Case study: Building alternative insurance value chains
  • Risto Rossar - Founder, Black Insurance
15:05 - 15:25 20 mins
Presentation: Context aware and absolute intelligence - Conversational InsurTech platform is here!
  • Pranav Pasricha - CEO, Intellect SEEC
15:25 - 16:00 35 mins
DEMOS
  • Julie Wang - Co-founder & Head of Ecosystem, CarBlock
  • Henrique Volpi - Co-founder, Kakau
  • Alex Devoto - Founder, LVLFI
  • Tariq Valente - Head of Business Development, Surfly
  • Sten Saar - CEO & Co-founder, Zego
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Afternoon break and networking
16:30 - 17:05 35 mins
Info
Panel discussion: Designing the workforce of the future
  • Moderator Mark Broadhurst - Head of Insurance EMEA, Intellect SEEC
  • Emma Bell - Digital Director, SPF Private Clients
  • Stuart Domingos - Head of Group Innovation, Zurich
  • Dorota Zimnoch - Fintech and Insurtech Expert, Zing Business Consulting
  • Theresa Farrenson - Technology Business Partner; and founder & co-chair, Aon; LGBT Insurance Network (Link)

The insurance industry need workforces that are lean, agile and willing to embrace change to thrive in an environment of digital disruption and rising customer expectations. What’s the secret on talent acquisition development, re-skilling and retention? Step up to the challenge of improving diversity and inclusion (D&I) or face the consequences when it comes to your business’s bottom line. Diverse teams lead to diversity of thought, which can lead to greater innovation and better problem-solving capability. How can you exploit your business potential by recruiting a more diversified workforce?

17:05 - 17:35 30 mins
Info
Insurtech Futures: Self-disruption, partnership & ecosystems by the InsurTech book co-editors
  • Sabine VanderLinden - CEO InsurTech Business, Startupbootcamp and Rainmaking
  • Shân Millie - Founder, Bright Blue Hare
  • Susanne Chishti - CEO and Founder, FINTECH Circle & the FINTECH Circle Institute
  • Nicole Anderson - Managing Partner, Redsand Partners and Labs

The future of insurance is still undefined. However we do know that digital technologies will play a big role to transform it.

The co-editors of the InsurTech book will come together to share with you thoughts and facts

through an interactive discussion, directly taken from the book to help you shape a view point on how customers, startups, corporates and investors are responding respectively to the fast moving market changes.

This discussion session will be a little different from the panel discussion as it will start as an inspiring multi-party fire-chat, before turning into interactive Q&As and factual data sharing


17:35 - 18:35 60 mins
Closing remarks and drinks reception