Australasia's largest insurtech conference

ANZIIF's Insurtech Conference cultivates true collaboration by providing a platform for the entire insurtech ecosystem to unite and push the boundaries within the insurance industry.

For those who attended in 2018, the not-so-distant future was realised. The industry is undergoing incredible transformation and this is only the beginning. Over two days, Insurtech Conference 2019 will provide delegates with unparalleled opportunities to transform thinking, influence digital innovation and drive new customer value.


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What to expect

Connect

Connect

Invaluable networking as the ecosystem comes together to explore and maximise opportunities through technology.

Inspire

Inspire

Cutting-edge presentation from first-movers and global leaders on transitioning from disruption through to evolution.

Innovate

Innovate

New innovative solutions to adapt for your business and customers as the insurance value chain experiences exciting changes.

9:00 am – 9:30 am
Registration & Insurtech Alley
Prue 2019
Prue Willsford
Chief Executive Officer, ANZIIF
Eoghan Trehy
Eoghan Trehy
National Head of Insurance Segment, Macquarie Business Banking
InsurtechSimon Odell Grayscale
Simon O'Dell
Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder, Insurtech Australia

Listen as Simon refreshes the audience on the basics of insurtech.

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Fireside Chat
Simon O’Dell & Jason Roberts. Moderator: Brenton Charnley

Join representatives from Australia and New Zealand as they provide an update on the performance of our respective ecosystems and players therein.


10:35 am – 11:00 am
Morning Tea Break & Insurtech Alley
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Annette King
Chair & Co-founder, Galileo Platforms

Through presentation and demonstration, Annette will explain what an insurance value chain on the blockchain looks like and the value it creates.

Adam Baker
Adam Baker
Executive Director Broking, Willis Re

Adam will present a snapshot on parametric insurance and other trends from the Insurtech Quarterly Briefing Report.

12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
Lunch
Dan Sandaver
Dan Sandaver
Managing Director, Codafication

In this presentation, Dan will discuss and demonstrate how enterprises within insurance can hyper-accelerate their digital innovation roadmap, no matter what past legacy systems may live under the hood or what the future state may be. Dan will convey how legacy systems using technology can still unlock modern IoT and AI technologies, while driving modern customer facing experiences.

Andy Rear
Andrew Rear
Chief Executive, Munich Re Digital Partners

After three years leading the largest insurtech collaboration business in the insurance industry, Andrew will set out what an insurtech needs to know to work with insurers.

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Afternoon Tea Break & Insurtech Alley
Rita Yates
Rita Yates
Head of Corporate Partner Experience & Insurtech Lead, Stone & Chalk

Five start-ups have the opportunity to showcase their company to the audience to compete for a guaranteed place as a participating insurtech in the 2019 Insurtech Delegation, which includes a ticket to either the Insurtech Connect conference in Las Vegas, or the Digital insurance Agenda Conference in Munich, including flights, accommodation and a full 5 day program around the conference.

Finalists

  • Advisr
  • DigiSure
  • inQuba
  • Prime Ecosystems
  • wiCover

Listen to the showcase and help determine who will win this amazing prize.

Proudly sponsored by

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pre-conference registration during Welcome Reception
9:00 am – 9:30 am
Registration & Insurtech Alley
Craig Kirk
Craig Kirk
Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Delta Insurance NZ & Core Working Group InsurTechNZ
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Fireside Chat
Daniel Fogarty & Kai Dwyer Moderator: Ben Webster

Meet two start-up founders who began their career in the insurance industry before entering the startup revolution.

This interactive session will provide the audience with the opportunity engage with Daniel and Kai and understand how they can work towards success.

10:35 am – 11:00 am
Morning Tea Break & Insurtech Alley
Brian Siemsen
Brian Siemsen
Managing Director & Global Chief Executive Officer, Claim Central Consolidated

Listen to Brian as he details his experiences with negotiating partnerships with incumbents in other regions.

Trena Blair
Trena Blair
Chief Executive Officer, FD Global Connections

In this presentation, Trena will discuss the insurtech trends and hotspots in the US, along with tips on scaling up in the US.

12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
Lunch
Dan Sandaver
Dan Sandaver
Managing Director, Codafication

In this presentation, Dan will discuss and demonstrate how enterprises within insurance can hyper-accelerate their digital innovation roadmap, no matter what past legacy systems may live under the hood or what the future state may be. 

Dan will convey how legacy systems using technology can still unlock modern IoT and AI technologies, while driving modern customer facing experiences.

Andy Rear
Andrew Rear
Chief Executive, Munich Re Digital Partners
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Afternoon Tea Break & Insurtech Alley
Rita Yates
Rita Yates
Head of Corporate Partner Experience & Insurtech Lead, Stone & Chalk

Five start-ups have the opportunity to showcase their company to the audience to compete for a guaranteed place as a participating insurtech in the 2019 Insurtech Delegation, which includes a ticket to either the Insurtech Connect conference in Las Vegas, or the Digital insurance Agenda Conference in Munich, including flights, accommodation and a full 5 day program around the conference.

FINALISTS:

  • Advisr
  • DigiSure
  • inQuba
  • Prime Ecosystems
  • wiCover

Listen to the showcase and help determine who will win this amazing prize. 

Proudly sponsored by

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Pre-conference registration during Welcome Reception
8:00 am - 8:25 am
Registration & Insurtech Alley
Session 1
Andy Rear
Andrew Rear
Chief Executive, Munich Re Digital Partners

After three years leading the largest insurtech collaboration business in the insurance industry, Andrew will share lessons on what is real and what is hype, which kind of partnerships work and which don’t, and where all this is going.

Dr Catriona Wallace
Dr Catriona Wallace
Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Flamingo Ai
Jamie Smith
Jamie Smith
Partner, EY

Jamie will review the 2018 insurtech ecosystem and provide the audience with an update on the global technology trends impacting the insurance industry. The session will include the official launch of the 2019 survey – where EY will be investigating how insurtech impacts the customer value chain.

10:25 am - 10:55 am
Registration & Insurtech Alley
Session 2
Alex Taylor
Alex Taylor
Entrepreneur in Residence , IAG

Alex will take attendees on a journey through seemingly innocuous disruptive technology trends extant in our market today. He will ask the “what if” questions - what is self driving cars succeed sooner than expected? What if machine automation creates opportunities for new products, but limits human workforce participation? And how can we respond to, and be ready for change we can’t predict?

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Panel Discussion
Panellists: Andrew Dentice, Charmian Holmes, Avryl Lattin & Peter Jones Facilitator: Win-Li Toh

Discover the potential implications of developing Regtech/AI platforms in the context of insurance, the moral and ethical implication of technology and how the increased emphasis on compliance will affect the industry.

12:45 pm - 1:35 pm
Registration & Insurtech Alley
Session 3
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Tim Lea
CEO, Veredictum

As the blockchain continues to be unravelled from its link with cryptocurrencies, regulators are starting to understand the risks of the technology and ways to identify the main areas which need to be regulated. Will the meeting between the power of blockchain, the flexibility of cryptocurrencies and new regulation bring about the next bigger wave, via Smart Tokens and Smart Securities? Does it have the potential to disrupt global financial services markets and create a raft of new threats and opportunities? 

Join Tim, as he works to increase your understanding of the blockchain, and how it will affect the insurance industry.

In this presentation, Greg will explore platform ecosystem approaches drawing on experiences from othersectors and case studies from CoreLogic Insurance Solutions international. 

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Panel Discussion
Panellists: Grant Beck, Catherine Carlyon, Richard Nicholson & Brian Siemsen Facilitator: Dan Sandaver

Stay informed on the insurtech approach to claims management; including platforms, blockchain, AI and connected devices.

3:15 pm - 3:40 pm
Afternoon Tea Break & Insurtech Alley
Session 4
James Brown
James Brown
General Manager, FinTechNZ

In this presentation, James will discuss the broader technological ecosystem and how this can be applied back to the insurance industry.

Gerard McDermott
Gerard McDermott
Chief Strategy and Customer Officer, MetLife Australia

In this closing session, Gerard will discuss how MetLife have embraced the tech/digital space informing the audience on what they’ve done, how they’re contributed to the industry and some predictions for the future.

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm
Conference close

Speakers

Register

Workshop 201: Building on the basics – SOLD OUT
Workshop 1.0: insurtech around the globe – LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE

Workshop + Conference
26-27 February

Starting from $810

Ticket includes

  • all workshop + conference sessions
  • access to TechTank
  • access to Insurtech Alley
  • Insurtech app
  • presentation handouts
  • welcome reception
  • farewell drinks
  • lunch, morning + afternoon tea
Registrations Closed

Workshop
26 February

Starting from $215

Ticket Includes

  • all workshop sessions
  • access to TechTank
  • access to Insurtech Alley
  • Insurtech app
  • presentation handouts
  • welcome reception
  • lunch, morning + afternoon tea
Registrations Closed

Conference
27 February

Starting from $670

Ticket Includes

  • all conference sessions
  • access to Insurtech Alley
  • Insurtech app
  • presentation handouts
  • welcome reception
  • farewell drinks
  • lunch, morning + afternoon tea
Registrations Closed

Visitor Information

This year’s workshops and conference will take place in Sydney, Australia. All essential information for attendees, including visa information for our overseas visitors can be found under Visitor Information.

Visitor Information

insurtechalley

Join us at Insurtech Alley to showcase your products and connect with other delegates. This year’s conference program has been devised to maximise the amount of time attendees will spend at the Alley with all refreshment breaks, lunches and evening receptions held there.

Insurtech Alley Site Information
techtank

Do you have an insurtech that is seeking to bring strategic impact to the insurance industry? We want to hear about it! We are looking for insurtechs to submit their pitch deck to participate in the Envest TechTank.

Envest TechTank Information

Sponsors