Kent Conference 2024 - Navigating rapid transformative global change

Kent Showground, Events Centre, The Clive Emson Building, Maidstone
Tuesday, 16 April 2024
8:45 am – 4:00 pm (UK time)

We are delighted to hold our eleventh annual conference once again on Tuesday 16th April. The event provides a superb opportunity to enjoy a fantastic day of education, debate and networking. It is always our aim for you to have plenty of take-aways of thought provoking ideas to implement and share. The event is relevant to issues the sector faces and is an enabler to further your knowledge and understanding to assist you within the scope of your role and share within the workplace or even outside!

From feedback ‘as the one to attend’ we cover off a wide range of topics from a variety of presenters with lunch and refreshments and certainly recommend you bring along your colleagues or contacts and gain CPD.

The deadline for bookings is Thursday 4 April 2024, click the link below to book your place today!

Please view the full programme below:

08.45 – 09.30


09.30 – 09.40


09.40 – 10.40

Bitesize updates on market issues and opportunities
Jill Hambley, Managing Director, Insurance Compliance Services Ltd
Graeme Trudgill, CEO, British Insurance Brokers’ Association
Nicholas Hartley, Head of SME Underwriting, AXA Insurance

10.40 – 11.00

Panel Q&A

11.00 – 11.20


11.20 – 11.55

Risk in a virtual world
Damian Collins OBE MP, Member of Parliament for Folkestone & Hythe

11.55 – 12.30

Unravelling the role and impact of actuaries
Jake Iveson, FIA, Actuary, Marsh
Holly Webb, Actuarial Solutions Leader, Marsh

12.30 – 13.30


13.30 – 14.15

Insurance & transformational - Environmental, social & governance risk
Mark. J. Lumsdon-Taylor, Partner, MHA

14.15 – 14.50

The unintended consequences of a sustainable world
Paul Redington BA(Hons) ACII, Regional Major Loss Manager, Zurich Insurance

14.50 – 15.10


15.10 – 16.00

Olympic performance
Roger Black MBE



Main conference sponsor:
Sponsored by:
  • Kent Showground, Events Centre, The Clive Emson Building, Maidstone
  • Detling
  • Maidstone
  • ME14 3JF
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Please note: This event is a regional collaboration between the local institutes in the area. Your booking details will be shared with the Insurance Institute of Mid Kent, which is acting as the host institute for this event.

CII Accredited

This demonstrates the quality of an event and that it meets CII member CPD scheme requirements.

6 hours' CPD can be claimed for this event if relevant to your learning and development needs.

It is recommended that you keep any evidence of the CPD activity you have completed and upload copies to the recording tool as the CII may ask to see this if your record is selected for review. Details of the scheme can be viewed online at