Agenda

IAIS -A2ii - CIMA - Mobile Insurance Conference

23-24 February 2017
Douala, Cameroon

 

Time

Day 1: Thursday, February 23, 2017

(Master of ceremony: Hannah Grant, A2ii)

07.30 – 09.00

Registration

09.00 – 10.30

Opening Ceremony

Welcome remarks
  • Hannah Grant, Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii)
  • Issofa Ncharé, CIMA
  • Alamine Ousmane Mey, Minister of Finance, Camerooon 

Presentation: Mobile Insurance and beyond: how digital technology is shaping inclusive insurance
Doubell Chamberlain, Cenfri
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The application of technology to financial services is changing the world as we know it. This session will explore the rising trends in digital technology in insurance to highlight key opportunities and emerging issues. 

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 12.30

Roundtable: The value and risks of mobile insurance: the customer’s perspective
Moderator: Jeremy Leach, Inclusivity Solutions

At the core of insurance provision is the client and their need for protection from risk. Supervisors from Tanzania and Ghana will share their insights on the value of mobile insurance to low-income customers.

Panellists:

12.30 – 13.30

Lunch

13.30 – 14.30

 

Regulating mobile insurance: Key considerations
Moderator: Craig Thorburn, World Bank

This session will present an overview of the approaches to regulating mobile microinsurance across different jurisdictions. These approaches will then be explored with a panel of regulators to reflect on their country experience.  

Presentation: Stefanie Zinsmeyer, A2ii
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Discussants:

  • Michael Kofi Andoh, National Insurance Commission (NIC), Ghana
  • Alain Fangman Ouattara, CIMA 
  • Tendani Mathobo, Financial Services Board (FSB), South Africa 

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee break

15:00 – 16:30

Delivery of m-insurance: Roundtable with the industry
Moderator: Dirk Reinhard, Munich Re Foundation
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Navigating regulatory compliance through the innovation process holds both opportunities and challenges. Learn from the industry about the impact of different regulatory approaches on their ability and willingness to provide microinsurance through mobile platforms:

Panellists:

  • Saliou Bakayoko, CEO Sunu Insurance and representative of Federation of   African National Insurance Companies (FANAF), Ivory Coast
  • M. Mamadou Kone, Allianz Ivory Coast
  • Fatola Oyekola, Orange Ivory Coast
  • Richard Leftley, MicroEnsure 

16.30 – 18.00

Parallel break-out sessions: How is a mobile insurance framework constructed?
Practical considerations from the field

1. CIMA’s plans towards mobile insurance regulation
Moderator: Peter Wrede, World Bank

Presentation: Mr. Alain Fangman Ouattara, CIMA
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2. Ghana’s regulatory approach
Moderator: Craig Thorburn, World Bank

Presentation: Mr. Kofi Andoh, National Insurance Commission (NIC), Ghana Download presentation English
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3. Accommodating m-insurance in the broader regulatory framework
Moderator: Jeremy Leach, Inclusivity Solutions

Presentation: Nontokozo Magasela, FSB South Africa
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19.00

Gala dinner

 

Time

Day 2: Friday, February 24, 2017

09.00 – 10.00

 

Recap of Day 1 and objectives for Day 2

Master of ceremony: Hannah Grant, A2ii

Presentation: Emerging application guidance by the IAIS
Luc Noubissi, CIMA and Chair of the IAIS FIWG Drafting Group on Digital Technologies in Inclusive Insurance
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10.00 – 10.30

Coffee break

10.30 – 12.00

Parallel break-out sessions: facilitating innovation

1. New players in the value chain: role of MNOs and Technical Service Providers and
   options for regulation
   Moderator: Michael McCord, Microinsurance Centre

Panelists:
  - Michael Kofi Andoh, National Insurance Commission (NIC), Ghana
  - Joseph Owuor, John M. Njoroge, Insurance Regulatory Authority        
    (IRA), Kenya
  - Danielle Treharne, BIMA
  - Richard Leftley, MicroEnsure
  - Christabel Banda, Insurers Association of Zambia (IAZ)

2. Cooperation to oversee innovation: cooperation with the Central Bank and the
    Telecommunication Regulator and implications for the regulatory design 
    Moderator: Doubell Chamberlain, Cenfri
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3. How is digital technology beyond mobile insurance changing the insurance
    landscape? Implications for regulators and supervisors: overview of the application
    of digital technology across the insurance value chain and risk and regulatory
    considerations arising
    Moderators: Peter Wrede, World Bank and Cat Denoon-Stevens, Cenfri
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Presentation: Peter Wrede, World Bank
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12.00 – 13.00

Lunch

13.00 – 14.30

Parallel break-out sessions: protecting consumers

1. Consumer Education: Learn about options for empowering consumers through the m-
    insurance engagement process M
    Moderator: Peter Wrede, World Bank

Presentations:
Miguel Solana, ILO
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Michael Mbaka, FSD Kenya 

Joseph Owuor, John M. Njoroge,
Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA), Kenya
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2. Managing the risk of wind-down: Draw lessons from the collapse of m-insurance
    schemes and sharing experiences about what supervisors can do to plan for such an
    eventuality
    Moderator: Jeremy Leach, Inclusivity Solutions
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Presentation: Jeremy Leach, Inclusivity Solutions

Presentation: Munyaradzi Machinjika, Insurance
and Pensions Commission (IPEC), Zimbabwe

14.30 – 15.00

Coffee break

15.00 – 16:00

“Ask the expert session”: ask your question around the regulation of mobile insurance
Moderator: Janice Angove, A2ii Regional Coordinator

Curious about m-insurance business models? Considering regulating m-insurance? Want to explore a change in direction? This will be the opportunity to get answers from key experts. 

16.00 – 16.30

Closing

 

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