MICROFINANCE EVENT: Munich Re Foundation, Microinsurance Network, APESEG to Host 13th International Microinsurance Conference, November 7-9, 2017, Lima, Peru

Event Name: 13th International Microinsurance Conference: Inclusive Insurance for the Mass Market

Event Date: November 7 – November 9, 2017

Event Location: Swissotel; Lima, Peru

Cost: The maximum fee to attend the conference is USD 1,390, with a range of discounts available, including tiered reductions for those registering by September 1 and October 31. There is no fee for representatives of regulatory and supervisory authorities.

Summary of Event: This conference aims to engage stakeholders on “accelerating growth and economic viability in microinsurance.” It will feature roughly 80 speakers covering topics including: microinsurance across Latin America and the Caribbean; the role of microinsurance in economic development; digital technologies for microinsurance; and the relationships among data, analytics and the future of microinsurance.

Background on Organizers: The Munich Re Foundation was established in 2005 by Munich Re, a German reinsurance company. The foundation aims to find solutions to problems of population growth, globalization, wealth inequality and the environment. Munich Re reported EUR 267 billion (USD 314 billion) in total assets as of December 31, 2016. Munich Re Foundation does not disclose its financial information.

The Microinsurance Network is a Luxembourg-based organization that aims to promote the development of insurance products for low-income populations via information sharing. As of 2016, it reported 80 member organizations from 50 countries.

Established in 1904 as the Comité de Aseguradores del Perú, the Asociación Peruana de Empresas de Seguros (APESEG) is a Peru-based nonprofit association of 15 insurance and reinsurance companies.

Event Website: http://www.microinsuranceconference.org

For additional information, you may contact the organizers at info[at]munichre-foundation.org or +49 89 38 91 88 88.

By Matthew O’Neill, Research Associate

Sources and Additional Information

Event Website:
http://www.microinsuranceconference.org

Munich Re Foundation:
http://www.munichre-foundation.org/home.html

Microinsurance Network:
http://www.microinsurancenetwork.org/

APESEG:
https://www.apeseg.org.pe

Munich Re Annual Report, 2016:
https://www.munichre.com/site/corporate/get/documents_E-313930548/mr/assetpool.shared/Documents/0_Corporate_Website/Financial_Reports/2017/annual-report-2016/302-08982_en.pdf

MICROFINANCE EVENT: International Microinsurance Conference, November 15-17, 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka:
https://www.microcapital.org/microfinance-event-international-microinsurance-conference-november-15-17-2016-colombo-sri-lanka/

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