CII Conference: Emerging Risks

Essex Record Office
Thursday, 15 November 2018
8:45 am – 4:30 pm

It’s Back... and it’s Free!

Chelmsford CII Conference

Back by popular demand.

Focusing on Emerging Risks, we are delighted to welcome Inga Beale DBE, CEO Lloyds of London as our keynote speaker.


08.45 - 09.30 Registration

09.30 - 09.40 Welcome
Stuart Cullen, Institute President

09.40 - 10.15 Emerging Risks
Inga Beale, DBE

10.15 - 11.00 New Age Terrorism requires New Age Solutions
Steve Coates, Pool Re

By the end of this session delegates will be able to:

  • Consider the dynamic nature of the terrorism threat
  • Examine recent incidents and how these are informing scheme evolution
  • Identify the terrorism market landscape and how cover has adapted to meet this has changed
  • Appreciate the ways in which Pool Re cover differs from that typically provided by property policies.
  • Describe how Pool Re model and evaluate terrorism risk.

11.00 - 11.20 Refreshment Break

11.20 - 12.05 Salisbury Novichok Poisoning and BI policies
Damian Glynn, Vericlaim UK Ltd

At the end of this session, delegates will be able to:

  • Consider the various ways in which BI policies may (or may not) respond to the challenges facing businesses in Salisbury following the Novichok contamination in March 2018.
  • Address issues including damage at the premises, non damage denial of access, denial of access and loss of attraction

12.05 - 12.45 Crash for Cash
Lisa Hynd, Cunningham Lindsey

By attending this session, delegates will be able to:

  • identify how big the problem of crash for cash is
  • how crash for cash has evolved over the years
  • how to identify crash for cash claims
  • what you can do and what the industry is doing to tackle the problem

12.45 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 - 14.15 Drones – everything you need to know!
Tom Chamberlain and Tony Avery, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

By attending this session, delegates will be able to:

  • explain the terminology and technology of UAVs/Drones and how they are being used in today’s industry
  • describe the regulation which applies to drones and their pilots
  • explain the risks and perils that this new technology created
  • describe the insurance coverage available and how this is rated by insurance companies
  • identify the potential claims which could happen within this sector

14.15 - 15.00 Cyber-enabled Crime
David Gibb, Essex Police

By attending this session, delegates will be able to:

  • outline common types of threats including ransomware and phishing
  • consider why SMEs are most at risk from an attack and how they can protect themselves
  • identify policies and preventions from the force’s Protect and Connect campaign

15.00 - 15.20 Refreshment Break

15.20 - 16.20 How to persuade anyone to do anything (well almost!)
Lee Warren

By attending this session, delegates will identify:

  • how to stand out by making messages connect with people emotionally as well as rationally
  • why you should always offer more than one option in a pitch, proposal or presentation
  • why the way you’re currently writing your fees is wrong, and what you can do about it
  • how to ‘frame’ your proposition to make it memorable and credible; when to negotiate, and the best way to start
  • how to build trust quickly to increase your influence and to encourage people to commit to your ideas and act on them

16.20 - 16.30 Close
Stuart Cullen, Institute President

Who should attend?

The Chelmsford CII Conference is open to members and non-members alike. Staff of all levels and professional backgrounds are encouraged to attend the event which will cover a wide range of topics that will impact their business, from large multinationals to small independent firms. The event will also provide superb networking opportunities for professionals from support services to the insurance industry.


Members: FREE

Non-members: £60

  • Essex Record Office
  • Wharf Road
  • Chelmsford
  • CM2 6YT
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CII Accredited

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

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

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