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DWIC DRIVES DEBATE AND EDUCATES


DWIC2020 will open with a compelling and thought-provoking keynote, focusing on the Global Consumer in 2025, delivered by Ian Hughes, ceo of Consumer Intelligence.
DWIC2020 will also host a series of Satellite Sessions including Cyber; Climate Change; Health Innovation; Takaful Innovation; Emerging Markets-Africa; Service in a Digital World. Smaller discussion groups will come together to look at IFRS and the state of the MENA Market.

WHERE THE MENA MARKET MEETS


Co-hosted by Global Reinsurance and the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (DIFC), the fourth annual Dubai World Insurance Congress (DWIC) re-imagines the traditional conference to deliver unrivalled networking, business and thought leadership opportunities, all under one roof.

NETWORK AT DWIC


Since its launch in 2017, DWIC has focused on providing senior insurance executives with a platform to meet and do business.
DWIC’s extensive Networking Hall and online meeting scheduler make it easy to arrange business meetings. There will be even more opportunities to host important meetings in 2020 with the addition of our ‘Boardrooms’.
You will also find the InsurTech Demo Zone located in the main Network Hall along with Exhibitor Row and the central Barista service Coffee Bar.

Online meeting hub goes live on Monday 16 December 2019

NEW…DWIC HONOURS 


We are delighted to announce the launch of DWIC Honours, designed to recognise and celebrate excellence and innovation across the MENA region. Our 2020 winners will collect their awards at DWIC2020, and our delegates will be invited to join the celebrations. Entry opened in September 2019 and the deadline for final submission is 31 October 2019. TAKE A LOOK

AGENDA


 

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  • Day 1

    Wednesday 26 February 2020

  • The must-attend keynote session in the main auditorium. Ian Hughes will be sharing valuable insights, trends, predictions and analysis, specially prepared for our delegation at DWIC2020.

    Plenary
    Where
    Auditorium

  • WHEN WILL MORE CLIENTS BUY CYBER INSURANCE IN MENA?
    o Who will be the principal buyers of cyber insurance in MENA?
    o What range of products and services will they demand?
    o How can the industry to meet the needs of those customers?
    o Is the role of insurance in mitigating the data breach risks understood?

    Satellite Sessions
    Where
    Level 1: Masasi Rooms 5 - 8

  • WHO WILL SUCCESSFULLY DELIVER CUSTOMER SERVICE DIGITALLY?
    o How will the consumer of the future wish to engage with insurance providers?
    o Is the industry capable of the innovation necessary to modernise its traditional offering?
    o What are the implications for existing business models?

    Satellite Sessions

  • IS AFRICA THE NEW FRONTIER FOR THE MENA REGION?
    o Can MENA businesses share in the growth economies of Africa?
    o How different is this new landscape and can businesses adapt?
    o What is the best means to access the opportunity?

    Presentations from 3 sub-Saharan markets

    Satellite Sessions

  • Day 2

    Thursday 27 February 2020

  • WHY DON’T MORE CUSTOMERS CHOOSE TAKAFUL?
    o What are the key drivers of the takaful purchasing decision?
    o Is the concept adequately promoted and understood?
    o How are obstacles in takaful supply and delivery being overcome?
    o Should the industry be more ambitious?

    Satellite Sessions
    Where
    Level 1: Masasi Rooms 5 - 8

  • CAN THE INDUSTRY OFFER AFFORDABLE LONG-TERM HEALTH INSURANCE FOR ALL?
    o Is the industry equipped to meet the potential demand?
    o Can costs be sufficiently controlled to ensure pricing is competitive?
    o Is service delivery from quote to claim fit for purpose?
    o Has technology been fully explored?

    Satellite Sessions

  • HOW WILL CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECT OUR CUSTOMERS IN MENA?
    o Is there an emergency in the region?
    o What is the long term anticipated economic impact of environmental damage and the steps being taken to redress it?
    o Can the industry handle a changing risk profile of clients?

    Satellite Sessions

VENUE


The Dubai World Insurance Congress will be hosted at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel – a luxury family beach resort. With a striking wave-like design, Jumeirah Beach Hotel is one of Dubai’s most stunning and instantly recognisable structures with blue plated glass that artfully reflects the waves of the ocean. TAKE A LOOK

SPONSORSHIP & MEETING SPACE OPPORTUNITIES


The Dubai World Insurance Congress presents a multitude of opportunities for companies to raise brand awareness, present new products, host key client meetings and attract new business. For full details of the DWIC2020 Sponsorship & Meeting Space opportunities please contact adam.jordan@nqsm.com

  • A most worthwhile international gathering of insurance, reinsurance and risk management professionals. Excellent meeting hub and table booking arrangements for one on one meetings . Good “ productive “ atmosphere . A must for executives doing insurance related business in the MENA Region.
    Mark Randall, Lockton
  • DWIC is a platform where, in my opinion, the world meets and like-minded executives come together to improve the state of insurance and reinsurance affairs - for betterment of all stake-holders in the industry
    Fareed Lutfi, EIA
  • DWIC is a well organised event with great exposure to the right calibre of insurance market players from across the Middle east region and beyond. It grows from strength to strength every year with excellent innovative interactive sessions.
    Sagal Awad, Lloyd
  • It was a brilliant effort to bring together all key regional stakeholders - insurers, reinsurers, reinsurance brokers and direct brokers for an intense two-day session of learning and networking. It was indeed very helpful.
    Saurabh Saran, Salama - Islamic Arab Insurance Company
  • DWIC19 was an extraordinary conference. A very informative and well thought out event and perfect size for networking. Looking forward to the next congress.
    Khaled Andelsadek, Misr Holding Company
  • The DWIC is becoming a must attend event for anyone wanting to be involved in the Middle East insurance sector.
    David Piesse, IIS
  • Best of luck in organising further professional congresses in Dubai which are tackling the insurance industry successes, ailments, and future from multidimensional 360 degree standpoints alongside a professional news diffusion and hosts with fundamental content mirroring the tremendous preparation behind.
    Mazen Abouchakra, Gen Re
  • This is the most well organised and professional gathering of all those that are organised for our industry in our region. Thank you very much. Keep up the good work.
    Karim jabri, UIB