• We invite you to participate in the most relevant marine insurance conference in the region. Update your knowledge in Cargo, Hull and Marine Liabilities accompanied by (re)insurers, brokers, risk managers, adjusters, maritime lawyers and insureds from the Americas and Europe.

    October 25, 26 and 27, 2021 we will hold the IX Latin American Marine Insurance Conference in a VIRTUAL format.

    As is customary, the event will feature the participation of world-class exhibitors, this time connected from different parts of the world, who will share their vision on the technical and environmental factors, which will determine the course of the marine insurance business during the next years.

    Among the topics that will be addressed are the global trends of severity in marine insurance, Perspectives and challenges of marine insurance, Underwriting and COVID-19 vaccine claims, response of policies to effects on the logistics chain, Transformation of global logistics, Overview of marine insurance in LatAm and the future of the insurance business.

    In addition to the conferences and expert panels, those attending the Congress will have the opportunity to participate in workshops for the development of technical skills and in Networking activities where they will be able to interact with other actors in the marine insurance chain in Latin America and strengthen relationships that  allows to improve the processes and do better business.

    In addition to this, at the virtual trade fair and in the showrooms, which will be enabled in the afternoons, attendees will be able to learn about the value proposition and solutions of our sponsors.

    🗓️ Reserve your agenda: October 25, 26 and 27, VIRTUAL.


    congreso@alsum.co WhatsApp +52 55 5215 0830

    Monday October 25

    Opening of the IX Latin American Conference of Marine Insurance

    Leonardo Umaña – Secretario General de ALSUM
    Xavier Pazmiño – Presidente de ALSUM
    Juan Carlos Martínez – CargoCorp UW

    09:0010:00Global severity trends in marine insurance: global vulnerabilities and bottlenecks

    Marcus Baker, Global Head of Marine and Cargo – Marsh
    Panel: José Manuel Castillo – MAPFRE, Arturo Posada – Liberty Specialty Markets
    10:0011:00Perspectives and challenges of cargo insurance

    Isabelle Therrien, Presidente Comité de Carga IUMI – Falvey
    Panel de preguntas: Omar Mendoza – CHUBB
    11:0012:00Trends and need of shipowners in challenging times

    Nick Shaw, CEO – Grupo Internacional de Clubs de P&I 
    Panel de preguntas: Efraín Sora – The Hartford
    12:0013:00Covid-19 vaccine underwriting and claims: what has happened and what is expected to happen in the coming years?

    Panel: Claudia Roa – DHL, José María López – AON, Xavier Pazmiño – CHUBB, Juan Carlos Martínez – CargoCorp
    13:0014:00ALSUM Café
    16:0017:30ALSUM Awards
    Tuesday October 26
    09:0010:00The chain of responsibility in marine insurance: effects in the field of hull insurance

    Panel: Carlos Vila Moret – Barbuss, John Correa – J. Correa y Asociados, Andrew Cave – Cave Liquidadores, Richar Adler – Atlantic Reinsurance Brokers
    10:0011:00Overview of marine insurance in LatAm: where do we come from, where are we and where are we going?

    Panel: Erika Schoch – Swiss Re, Amilcar Spencer – Sura, Edward Benavides – Carpenter Marsh Fac.
    Moderador: Jorge Claude – AACH
    11:0012:00Competitiveness strategy in the supply chain: the role of cargo insurance

    Ricardo Catelli – Global Lean
    Panel: Samuel Markov – ARM, Alfredo Chaia y Diego Calderón – STARR

    Big ships, big problems: adaptability of the Latin American market to large ships and associated risks, are we ready?
    Panel: David Cisneros – Matthews Daniel, Álvaro Campos – Marventura P&I, Andrés Vargas Novoa – Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Cartagena
    Modera: Rosa Morán – Swiss Re


    Fraud in marine insurance: Misdeclaration and fraudulent declaration

    Panelistas: Mauricio Carvajal – Kennedys, Andrea Signorino – AIDA Mundial.
    Modera: Juan Guillermo Hincapié – Hincapié Molina

    13:0014:00 ALSUM Café
    Wednesday October 27

    The future of the insurance business

    Panelistas: Mauricio de la Guardia – Internacional de Seguros, James García – Seguros Sura, Michael Yeats – AXA XL.

    Modera: Leonardo Umaña – Secretario General de ALSUM

    10:0011:00Technology as a generator of new products in cargo insurance

    Panel: José Guillermo Suárez – Tive, José Luis Anselmi – AssistCargo, Facundo Cardello – Munich Re.

    Marine Salvage

    Kevin Clarke – Lloyds Arbitration Branch
    Denisse Madeiros – Clyde & Co.


    ESG Good Practices: How to contribute to the sustainability of the industry without sacrificing profitability
    Panelistas: Beatriz González – Climate Reality, María Fernanda Alonso – Swiss Re, Alejandra Díaz – Seguros Bolívar.
    Modera: Henrique Cabral – Munich Re

    12:0013:00Is the digital transformation worth it in corporate insurance like Marine?

    Gabriel Alzate – Consultor en innovación
    Panelistas: Julissa Espinal – La Monumental de Seguros, Andrés Rodríguez – Grupo OET
    Modera: Alejandra Cruz, JAH Insurance
    13:0014:00 ALSUM Café
    15:0015:30Reflections and Closing of the IX Latin American Conference of Marine Insurance
    Board of Directors and Guest Country 2022

    Leonardo Umaña – Secretario General de ALSUM

    Los afiliados a ALSUM accederán sin costo al Congreso, con cupos limitados según su categoría de afiliación, así:






    A11 a 5.000.0001,5002
    B15.000.000 a 20.000.0002,5003
    C120.000.000 o más (1 país)3,5004







    Empresa unipersonal1,0001
    B2Corredor plan básico2,0002
    C2Corredor premium5,0005
    D2Proveedor plan básico1,5002
    E2Proveedor premium3,0003

    Precio para afiliados excediendo los cupos gratuitos: 100 USD

    Precio para no afiliados: 200 USD

    Precio para no afiliados basados en República Dominicana: 160 USD

    Compra las entradas al Congreso aquí

    ALSUM affiliates will have free access to the Congress (limited places) 

    Price for affiliates exceeding free quotas: US$100

    Price for Non-affiliates: US$200

    Price for non-affiliates based in Dominican Republic: US$160

    Companies interested in sponsoring the Congress cuould choose between several virtual alternatives that adjust to different budgets.

    Buy the tickets for the Conference here

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    Explore profiles, contact attendees, and schedule one-to-one meetings within the virtual platform.Learn about our sponsors’ value offerings and solutions at interactive trade shows.Come to our sponsors’ virtual booth, learn about their products and services and explore business opportunities.Connect to our group chats (general and thematic) and interact with other actors in the marine insurance chain in Latin America.


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