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Agenda...

8:15 – 9:00
Registration & breakfast


9:00 – 9:10
Chairman's welcome

Fiona Robertson, Managing Editor, Trading Risk

9:10 – 9:30
Keynote
Paul Schultz, CEO, Aon Securities

9:30 – 9:50
Keynote
Daniel Brookman, Head of Alternative Capital, XL Catlin

9:50 – 10:10
Keynote


10:10 – 10:30
Group Q&A


10:30 – 11:00
Coffee break

11:00 – 11:50
Panel discussion: Lessons learned from 2017 
Moderator: Fiona Robertson
, Managing Editor, Trading Risk
Bobbi Anderson, Principal & General Counsel, Elementum
Michael Hamer, Partner & Senior Analyst, Albourne Partners
Aaron Koch, Director, ILS Group (P&C Division) Milliman
Michael Millette, Founder & Managing Partner, Hudson Structured Capital
Jennifer Montero, CFO, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Valuations and reporting standards – where were the gaps and how could they be improved? 
• Hedging risks – is inter-ILS trading a win, lose or neutral strategy for the ultimate risk-takers? 
LAE – is the market’s exposure to higher Florida expenses under control?

11:50 – 12:40
Panel discussion: Flood & ILS
Emily Grover-Kopec
, Vice President, Head of Model Solutions, RMS
Ian Hanson,
Vice President, Willis Re
Joanna Syroka, Director of New Markets, Fermat Capital Management, LLC

• How fast could the flood market open up to ILS capital? 
• Where are the most likely flood opportunities to be found for ILS markets? 
• Is flood modelling solid enough for risk-takers to quantify their exposure?
• Withstanding Harvey - what did last year's hurricane show us about ILS involvement in flood?

12:40 – 13:55
Lunch

13:55 – 14:45
Panel discussion: Future of ILS
Gregory Butler,
President & CEO, ICAT
Aditya Dutt,
SVP and Treasurer, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.
Steve Emmerson, ‎Head of ILS & Insurance Desk, Tullett Prebon

• How will reinsurance M&A influence the ILS market's future? 
• Is the ILS market finally ready to support more commoditised trading of risk? 
• Expense ratios - is 2017 the year that will force reinsurers to trim their expenses? Is it fair to compare them to the ILS "low-cost carriers"?

14:45 – 15:15 
Fireside chat
Richard Lowther,
Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Hiscox Re Insurance Linked Strategies Ltd.

15:15 – 15:20
Chairman’s closing remarks
Fiona Robertson, Managing Editor, Trading Risk

15:20 – 17:30
Networking drinks & canapés

SPEAKERS
  • Bobbi Anderson

    Bobbi Anderson

    Principal and General Counsel, Elementum Advisors, LLC
  • Gregory Butler

    Gregory Butler

    President and Chief Executive Officer, ICAT
  • Aditya Dutt

    Aditya Dutt

    SVP and Treasurer, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd.

  • Aaron Koch

    Aaron Koch

    Director, ILS Group (P&C Division) Milliman
  • Jennifer Montero

    Jennifer Montero

    Chief Financial Officer, Citizens Property Insurance Corporation
  • Mike Millette

    Mike Millette

    Founder & Managing Partner, Hudson Structured Capital
  • Richard Lowther

    Richard Lowther

    Partner & Chief Operating Officer

  • Paul Schultz

    Paul Schultz

    CEO, Aon Securities
  • Joanna Syroka

    Joanna Syroka

    Director of New Markets, Fermat Capital Management, LLC