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Brokers Ireland 2018 Annual General Conference

Hogan Suite, Croke Park, Dublin 3

Wednesday 21 November, 2018


Name: Brokers Ireland 2018 Annual General Conference
Venue: Hogan Suite, Croke Park, Dublin 3
Date: Wednesday 21 November, 2018
Time: 0800-1330
Cost: No Charge to Members - Inclusive of Brokers Ireland Membership
CPD Hours: 3

Event Details:

Join Brokers Ireland for our Annual General Conference which takes place on Wednesday 21 November 2018 in the Hogan Suite, Croke Park, Dublin from 0800-1300 hrs.  We’re delighted to announce that this event is once again being kindly supported by Willis Tower Watson.

The Annual Conference which is titled ‘Industry Outlook’ will be officially opened by Minister of State, Michael D’Arcy (Public Expenditure & Reform with special responsibility for Financial Services and Insurance) will explore a variety of industry relevant Broker topics including:

  • Irish and European market developments;
  • Insurance Directive Distribution (IDD);
  • Cyber Security;
  • Data Protection post GDPR implementation;
  • Practical guide to Brexit for Insurance Brokers;
  • Business mentoring on future challenges facing brokers

There are a series of interesting and thought-provoking key note presentations scheduled on the day from key market influencers and recognised motivational presenters. The Conference convener and MC will be David Davin-Power Political Journalist and Commentator.

The registration fee for the Conference is inclusive of your Brokers Ireland membership fee (applicable to two representatives per Brokerage) and the event will include breakfast and lunch.  Up to 3 hours CPD accreditation (subject to approval) is available to registrants who attend the full morning session. The event is aimed at Brokers Principals and Senior Brokerage Executives and we and strongly encourage at least one representative from each Broker office to attend.

The current schedule of presentations (some speakers TBC) is available to view below. Tick the ‘event presentation’ box below and Register Button below.

Minister Michael D’Arcy – Opening Address
David Davin-Power Conference MC

Agenda:

08.00-08.30        Business Continuity & Resilience 

08.30-09.00        Insurance Directive Distribution Update

09.00-09.55        Conference Registration/Morning Coffee/Meet the Exhibitors

10.00-10.05        Conference Opening – Brokers Ireland Director General Insurance

10.05-10.10        Welcome AddressCeline Greene, Director Head of Broker Services, Willis Towers Watson

10.10-10.40        The Cost of Motor Insurance Report Update; The Economy; Brexit - Minister Michael D’Arcy, Minister of State, with responsibility for Financial Services & Insurance

10.40-11.10        GDPR Update and Data Protection Advice, David Murphy, Lead Consultation Specialist, Private Sector and Financial Consultation, Office of Data Protection

11.10-11.40        Anti-Fraud Intelligence, Robert Smyth, Fraud Manager, AVIVA

11.40-12.00        COFFEE BREAK

12.00-12.30        Addressing the challenges of future success with emphasis on Cyber Security, PWC

12.30-13.00        A Practical guide to Brexit for Insurance Brokers, Eamonn Egan, Lloyd’s

13.00-13.30       Guest Speaker  

13.30                    Conference Close

13.30                    Lunch


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