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ACADEMIC AGENDA 2019-04-09T15:44:30+00:00

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TIME CONFERENCE
8:00 – 20:30    REGISTRATION AND BADGES / PANAMERICANO HOTEL LOBBY
18:00 – 20:30 OPENING AND KEY SPEAKERS
 CONFERENCIA Welcome Speech: Induction to the event
Leonardo Umaña – Secretary General of ALSUM, Bogotá
Overview of marine insurance in Argentina
Pedro Zournadjan – School of Insurance / Insurance Market Magazine
¿What do marine insurance clients expect?: Reducing the gap between the demand expectations and the supply capability
Marcus Baker – Chairman and Managing Director Global Marine Practice at Marsh, Londres
Marine insurance evolution: the contribution of Lloyd’s
Simon Schnorr – Global Head of Marine en StarStone, Londres
Determinants of growth and diversification in marine insurance
Interactive exercise with the audience and discussion panel.
Moderators: Xavier Pazmiño – Chairman of the ALSUM Board of Directors and Leonardo Umaña – Secretary General of ALSUM, Panelists: Carlos Villafaina, Talbot UW and Samuel Markov, ARM Services
20:30 – 22:30 WELCOME COCKTAIL – PANAMERICANO HOTEL, SALÓN JARDÍNES
TIME CONFERENCE
8:00 – 9:00 REGISTRATION AND BAGES – PANAMERICANO HOTEL, GRAN PANAMERICANO SALÓN
9:00 – 10:30 BLOCK 1 – TRANSVERSAL
 CONFERENCIA Reflexions of the annual IUMI Conference – Cape Town 2018
Patrizia Kern-Ferretti – Executive Committee Vice Chairman en International Union of Marine Insurance IUMI / Head Marine en Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, Zurich
 General Average Practical Guide Presentation                                                                                                                                           Introduction: Roxana Ríos, Seguros Atlas                                                                                                                                                   Author: Jonathan Spencer – The Spencer Company
10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK – COMMERCIAL FAIR
11:00 – 13:00 BLOCK 2 – CARGO
Catastrophic risk in the marine underwriting: lessons of 2017 and 2018
Neil Bath – Marine Regional Leader, Latin America & Caribbean en Willis Towers Watson
Discussion Panel – Moderator: Leonardo Morales, Helvetia – Panelist: Alfonso Valle, Transatlantic Re
Green Paper of Particular Average Project (In edition):                                                                                                                            Introduction: Adriana Grillo – L&L Consultorías                                                                                                                                            Compiler: Juan Carlos Martínez – Cargo Risk Management, CRM
13:00 – 14:30 LUNCH – COMMERCIAL FAIR
14:30 – 16:30 BLOCK 3 – HULL AND MARINE LIABILITIES
Critical factors in the fluvial vessels insurance: learning from the Argentinian market
Eduardo Weisbek – Hull Technical assistant manager at La Holando Sudamericana, Argentina
Frequent interpretation issues in the most used hull clauses
Edward Benavides – Senior Vice President at Guy Carpenter, Miami
Coverage for environmental damage: limits and mandatory coverages
Elizabeth Turnbull – Partner in Marine and International Trade Department at Clyde & Co LLP, Londres
Discussion panel and questions from the audience. Moderator: Efraín Sorá, Navigators – Panelist: Alejandro Goldbaum, La Unión Seguros
16:30 FIRST DAY CLOSURE
TIME CONFERENCE
9:00 – 10:00 BLOCK 4 – TECHNOLOGY
The 4th industrial revolution and its effect on Marine risks
Conference assigned by contest – Winner: Angél Vallejo, Partner at Maio Legal
Application of digital technologies in marine insurance (insurtech at the service to marine)
Michael Yeats – Regional Head of Marine for Spain, Portugal & Latin America (inc. Caribbean) at Munich Re Group
Discussion panel and questions from the audience – Moderator: Arnaldo Rotella, Crawford
10:30 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK – COMMERCIAL FAIR
11:00 – 13:00 BLOCK 5 –  SIMOULTANEOUS WORKSHOPS

Block 1

Alternatives

1) The underwriting cycle in marine insurance: differences between the accident year, calendar year, underwriting year and exposure.
Euler Alvarenga – Senior Marine Underwriter Brasil, Swiss Re

2) Reflections about innovation in cargo insurance
Miguel Velásquez, Underwriter at Hannover Re, Bogotá (only available in spanish)

WORKSHOP CHANGE

Block 2

Alternatives

3) General Average: workshop of adjustment from the optics of the hull insurance
Jonathan Spencer, Average Adjuster at The Spencer Company, New York

4) Underwriting elements in scenarios of high claims
In charge of the Cargo Committee of ALSUM (only available in spanish)

13:00 – 14:30 LUNCH – COMMERCIAL FAIR
14:30 – 16:00 BLOCK 6 – TRANSVERSAL
How much do you know about marine liabilities?
Poll to the audience in real time. Presenter: Iván Huertas, Communications and Marketing Manager at ALSUM
Artificial Intelligence: a threat to the marine insurance underwriter?
Erika Schoch, SPV Regional Manager Marine Latam en Swiss Re, New York
Non-traditional marketing channels: the potential of independent agents
Chris Bhatt – Global Sales Director, Marine at Aon Risk

Discussion Panel – Moderator: Arturo Posada, Liberty Markets 

16:00 – 16:45 CLOSURE BLOCK
Conclusions and reflections of the 6th Latin American Marine Insurance Conference: The ALSUM Conference in the world context
Charlotte Warr – Managing Director en Sarnia Training Limited, Londres
6th Latin American Marine Insurance Conference: Closure Conversatory
Ronald Kargl, Xavier Pazmiño, Erika Schoch, José Manuel Castillo, Juan Manuel Contrera.
Introducing 7th Latin American Marine Insurance Conference: Guayaquil 2019 – Diamons Sponsor
19:30 – 22:30 GALA COCKTAIL
Yacht Club – Puerto Madero