15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference

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Singapore, 23 March 2018

The reinsurance industry stands at a crossroads, driven by powerful winds of change  – the rapid pace of technological advancements that present opportunities and challenges by external disruptors and cyber threats – which has sparked the re-imagining of a new industry ecosystem, fuelled by digitalisation, innovation, transformation and greater cross-industry collaboration, and marks the dawning of the industry’s Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Against this backdrop, the 15th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC) will take centre stage from 29 October to 1 November 2018 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands Singapore to address the theme of “Reinsurance Reloaded”.  The SIRC is an important platform for the global reinsurance industry to gather as it ponders how to reshape and refresh itself to stay relevant and resilient amidst the changing business landscape.

“With the SIRC having gone annual, it is truly the must attend reinsurance rendezvous for Asia. It is the place to be, to be seen and be heard, and where global players gather with Asia’s reinsurance industry to network and generate new business opportunities,” said Mr Sivam Subramaniam, Chairman of the SIRC Organising Committee.

Mr Marc Haushofer, Chairman of the Singapore Reinsurers’ Association, the organiser of the SIRC, said: “Singapore is indisputably the reinsurance hub for Asia and we have worked hard over the past 27 years to build the SIRC into the preeminent Asian reinsurance event that it has come to be recognised as. As the SIRC’s stature and reputation as a major international reinsurance networking event grows, we strive to also raise the quality and standard of discussion and thought leadership at the conference sessions.”

Mr Richard Austen, Chairman of Reinsurance Brokers’ Association of Singapore, SIRC co-organiser, said: “The SIRC has evolved to be an “essential go to annual event” in the global reinsurance market’s calendar for those focused on Asian growth. All noteworthy reinsurance brokers see SIRC as a showcase event and a place and time where the thinking brokers’ analytical ability, risk mitigation ideas and services can be displayed to target clients, reinsurers, capital providers and partners within one quality event.”

Last year, SIRC attracted close to 1,000 registered delegates from nearly 50 countries, many of whom were key decision makers and high-level executives from the insurance, reinsurance, broking and service provider fraternities as well as senior government representatives and contemporary thought leaders to provide a perspective on how the (re)insurance industry must evolve as the world changes. In addition, another 1,500 non-delegate participants were engaged in bilateral discussions in the hospitality suites, the meeting tables in the Lloyd’s Coffee House and elsewhere on the Conference floor.

The SIRC is organised by Singapore Reinsurers’ Association in conjunction with the Reinsurance Brokers’ Association of Singapore as well as Asia Insurance Review as the official media partner.

The Organising Committee of the 15th SIRC comprises:

Chairman:

Mr Sivam Subramaniam

Editor-in-Chief
Asia Insurance Review

Honorary Advisor:

Mr Marc Haushofer

Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific & Executive Vice President
Validus Re Singapore Branch

Members:

Mr Richard Austen

Chief Executive Officer
Asia Reinsurance Brokers Pte Ltd &

Chairman of Catalytics Pte Ltd

Mr Mark O’Brien

Regional Director
South East Asia, Korea & Taiwan
Willis Towers Watson

Mr Phillip Hough

Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Aspen Re

Mr Pavlos Spyropoulos

Senior Manager, Market Development
Lloyd’s Asia

Ms Khoo Shao Fen

Marketing Manager
JLT Re

Mr Jeffrey Yeo

Executive Director
Singapore Reinsurers’ Association

Mr Kenrick Law

Regional CEO, Head of P&C Client Management Asia Pacific
Allianz SE Reinsurance Branch Asia Pacific

Ms Chia Wan Fen

Correspondent
Asia Insurance Review

Ms Keiko Kimura

Secretariat Manager
Singapore Reinsurers’ Association

For more information, please visit the 15th SIRC website at: www.sirc.com.sg

Contact:
Ms Keiko Kimura
Singapore Reinsurers’ Association
Email: sirc@sg-reinsurers.org.sg

 

For more information, please visit the 15th SIRC website at: www.sirc.com.sg

Contact:
Ms Keiko Kimura
Singapore Reinsurers’ Association
Email: sirc@sg-reinsurers.org.sg

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