21-22 March 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cracking the code of InsurTech for climate risks and agriculture

Microinsurance Learning Sessions - MEFIN Public Private Dialogue on Inclusive Insurance

19.03.2018
15.00 – 18.30

Workshop on technical issues of blockchain technology use for inclusive insurance purposes
Organized by GIZ RFPI Asia (Galle Face Hotel, see separate Agenda)

20.03.2018
09:00 - 17:00

12th Consulative Forum on InsurTech: rising to the regulatory challenge
Organized by IAIS, A2ii, MiN and GIZ RFPI Asia (Galle Face Hotel, see separate agenda)

 

 

21.3.2018  Day 1 
09:00 - 10:30
Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Mr. Andreas Berg, Deputy Ambassador, German Embassy Sri Lanka
  • Ms. Damayanthi Shyamali Fernando, Director General, Insurance Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (IRCSL)
  • Dr. Antonis Malagardis, Program Director, GIZ Regulatory Framework Promotion of Pro-poor Insurance Markets in Asia (RFPI Asia)
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  • Mr. Dirk Reinhard, Vice President, Munich Re Foundation
  • Ms. Hannah Grant, Head of Secretariat, Access to Insurance Initiative (A2ii)
  • Ms. Katharine Pulvermacher, Executive Director, Microinsurance Network
Keynote presentation
10:30 - 11:00
Group photo, coffee break
11:00 - 12:30

Plenary session 1: Insurtech platforms: blockchain and artificial intelligence

Scope
• Mobile and digital insurance
• Digitization of contracts
• Benefits and challenges in blockchain and artificial intelligence
• Insurtech and value chain approach
• Procedures and consideration in sandbox regulation

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12:30 - 13:30 Lunch 
13:30 - 15:00

Plenary session 2: Proportionality in times of disruption

Scope
• Supervision practices for insurtech (IAIS paper)
• Consumer protection in use of technologies
• Parameters for measuring microinsurance performance
• Insurtech in microtakaful
• Inter-agency cooperation with financial and technology regulators


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15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break 
15:30 - 17:00

Plenary session 3: Insurtech cases: Sri Lanka spotlight

Scope
• Cases on use of technologies in inclusive insurance, climate risk and agriculture insurance
• Complementation of private insurance and social protection
• Links to financial inclusion and social protection
• Inter-agency cooperation
• Managing and growing a microinsurance team and portfolio

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22.03.2018  Day 2
09:00 - 10:30

Parallel session 4: Insurtech in Climate Risk Insurance

Scope
• Technologies in climate risk insurance (indices, measurements, insurance delivery, literacy)
• Complementation of private insurance and social protection
• Links to financial inclusion and social protection
• Inter-agency cooperation
• Managing partnership

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09:00 – 11:00

Parallel session 5: Insurtech in Agriculture

Scope
• Agriculture insurance value chain
• Technologies in agriculture insurance (indices, measurements, insurance delivery, literacy)
• National agriculture insurance schemes
• Insurance pool
• Inter-agency cooperation 

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11:00 - 11:15
Coffee break
11:15 - 12:45

Plenary Session

Synthesis of key take away and next steps
• For session 4 & 5 by the moderators
• Overall PPD5 synthesis, Dr. Antonis Malagardis, Program Director, GIZ RFPI Asia


Closing messages
Dr. Antonis Malagardis, GIZ RFPI
Mr. Peter van den Broeke, IAIS Senior Policy Advisor
• IRCSL

12:45
Lunch, end of PPD5
14:30 - 18:30 MEFIN Organizational Meeting (Galle Face Hotel, see sepate agenda)
• Technical Working Groups (TWG) meeting
• Regional Steering Committee (RSC) meeting
 
 

 

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