2nd International Microinsurance Conference 2006

Programme

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  21 November 2006
Pre-Conference
 

 

 
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17.00-
19.00
Registration Launch of the new book:
Protecting the Poor
A Microinsurance Compendium
19.00-
22.00
Meet and Greet Reception

 

Day 1
Morning
22 November 2006 Speakers Download PDF
08.30–09.00 Opening Day 1
Opening address

Jeremy Leach
, FinMark Trust, South Africa
 
 
Presentation Leach (1.3 MB)
09.00-
10.30
Panel 1
What is insurance for the low income market?
Craig Churchill, ILO, Switzerland
Monique Cohen, Microfinance Opportunities, USA
Dominic Liber, Quindiem Consulting, South Africa
Jeremy Rowse, Consultant, South AfricaSA

Facilitator:
Dirk Reinhard, Munich Re Foundation, Germany
Presentation Churchill (300 KB) 
Presentation Rowse (241 KB)
Presentation Cohen (420 KB)
10.30-
11.00
Coffee break    
11.00-
12.30
Panel 2
Institutional options
Grzegorz Buczkowski (cooperatives), TUW SKOK, Poland
Doubell Chamberlain (retailer), Genesis, South Africa
Bénédicte Fonteneau, (community based), University of Leuven, Belgium

Facilitator:
Gaby Ramm, Senior Adviser to GTZ, Germany
Presentation Buczkowski (28 KB) 
Presentation Chamberlain (349 KB)
Presentation Fonteneau (153 KB)


Presentation Ramm (32 KB)
12.30-
14.00
Lunch Break    

 

Day 1
Afternoon
22 November 2006 Speakers Download PDF
14.00-
15.00
Parallel sessions
Case studies/Working groups
   
1 AIG, Uganda/Madison Insurance, Zambia
(Partner-agent model; credit-linked life and disability)
Agnes Chakonta, Madison Insurance, Zambia
Robert Gordon, AIG, South Africa
Case study AIG (725 KB) 
Case study Madison Insurance (464 KB) 
Presentation Chakonta (111 KB) 
Summary Gordon (31 KB) 
Presentation Gordon (46 KB)
2 VimoSEWA, India
(Partner-agent; voluntary life, health and asset)
Denis Garand, Consultant, Canada Case study VimoSEWA (1 MB) 
Presentation Garand (74 KB)
3 West African health mutuelles
(Community-based; health)
Aly Cisse, ILO, Senegal
 
Bénédicte Fonteneau, University Leuven, Belgium
4 Insurers and retailers, South Africa
(Regulated insurance company; various risks)
Doubell Chamberlain, Genesis, South Africa
 
Jeremy Leach, FinMark Trust, South Africa
Presentation Chamberlain (348 KB)
15.00-
15.30
Coffee break    
15.30–16.30 Parallel sessions
Case studies/Working groups
   
5 Yeshasvini Trust, India/TUW SKOK, Poland/MUSCCO, Malawi
(Cooperative model; various risks)
Grzegorz Buczkowski, TUW SKOK, Poland
 
David Dror, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Kjell Wirén, Folksam, Sweden
Presentation Buczkowski (27 KB) 
Presentation Dror (268 KB) 
Case study TUW SKOK (603 KB) 
Case study MUSSCO (307 KB)
6 MicroCare, Uganda
(Regulated insurance company; health)
Dominic Liber, Quindiem, South Africa
Gerry Noble, MicroCare, Uganda
 
Presentation Noble (848 KB)
7 TATA-AIG, India / Delta Life, Bangladesh
(Regulated insurance company; endowment)
Vijay Athreye, TATA-AIG, India
Craig Churchill, ILO, Switzerland
Case Study Delta Life (664 KB) 
Case Study TATA-AIG (662 KB) 
Presentation Athreye/Churchill (710 KB)
8 Great Northern Burial Society, South Africa
(Community-based; life)
Samuel Leshabane, Great Northern Burial Society, South Africa
Daniel Masemola, Great Northern Burial Society, South Africa
Richard Walker, Genesis, South Africa
16.30-
17.00
Coffee break    
17.00–18.30 Panel 3
Challenges and strategies to extend health insurance to the poor in Africa
Dominic Liber, Quindiem, South Africa
Gerry Noble, MicroCare, Uganda
Marius Olivier, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Facilitator:
David Dror, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
 
 
Presentation Olivier (154 KB)
20.00-
23.00
Reception    

 

Day 2
Morning
23 November 2006 Speakers Download PDF
09.00-
10.30
Panel 4
Commercialising insurance for the low income market: Role of regulators, policy makers  and insurance/reinsurance companies
Jonathan Dixon, National Treasury, South Africa
 
Robert Gordon, AIG, South Africa
 
Andreas Kleiner, Head of Munich Re of Africa, South Africa

Facilitator:
Jeremy Leach, FinMark Trust, South Africa
Presentation Dixon (115 KB) 
Presentation Gordon (38 KB) 
Presentation Kleiner (170 KB)
10.30-
11.00
Coffee break    
11.00-
12.00
Parallel sessions
Thematic working groups
   
9 Demand
Monique Cohen, Microfinance Opportunities, USA
Lemmy Manje, ILO, Zambia
USAID: Market Research Guidelines -Demand (425 KB) 
Presentation Cohen (191 KB) 
Presentation Manje (181 KB)
10 Managing microinsurance schemes Warwick Bloom, Hollard Life, South Africa
Denis Garand, Consultant, Canada
 
Gerry Noble, MicroCare, Uganda
 
Presentation Garand (73 KB)
11 Regulation, supervision and policy Arup Chatterjee, IAIS, Switzerland
Martina Wiedmaier-Pfister, GTZ, Germany
Brigitte Klein, GTZ, Germany
Presentation Chatterjee/Wiedmaier-Pfister (2.8 MB) 
12 Marketing Vijay Athreye, TATA-AIG, India
Craig Churchill, ILO, Switzerland
Presentation Athreye/Churchill (841 KB)
12.00-
13.30
Lunch    
13.30-
14.30
Parallel sessions    
13 Product design David Dror, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Dominic Liber, Quindiem Consulting, South Africa
Presentation Dror (371 KB) 
Presentation Liber (72 KB)
14 Organizational development Craig Churchill, ILO, Switzerland
Shadreck Mapfumo,
Opportunity International, Malawi
Presentation Churchill/Mapfumo (168 KB)
15 Premium collection Grzegorz Buczkowski, TUW SKOK, Poland
Ellis Wohlner, Consultant to SIDA, Sweden
Presentation Premium Collection Buczkowski (211 KB)
Summary Wohlner (32 KB)
16 Claims payments Agnes Chakonta, Madison Insurance, Zambia
 
Denis Garand, Consultant, Canada
Presentation Chakonta (60 KB) 
Presentation Garand (87 KB)

 

Day 2
Afternoo
n
23 November 2006 Speakers Download PDF
14.30-
15.00
Coffee break    
15.00-
16.30
Panel 5
Beyond life and health: Microinsurance innovations 
Shadreck Mapfumo, Opportunity International, Malawi (Drought insurance for Malawi)
Reinhard Mechler, IIASA, Austria
(Can Microinsurance work in natural disasters?)
Leila Moonda, SAIA, South Africa
(Corporate non-life microinsurance products)

Facilitator:
Thomas Loster, Munich Re Foundation, Germany
Presentation Mapfumo (218 KB)
Summary Mechler (18 KB) 
Summary Moonda (90 KB)
Presentation Moonda (2 MB) 
Presentation Loster (2.2 MB)
16.30-
17.30
Wrap-up discussion and closing remarks  
17.30 End of conference

 

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