Karting & CPD

Buckmore Park Kart Circuit
Thursday, 29 September 2016
5:30 pm

Three expert speakers followed by Karting

Come and join us for three industry experts updating on the motor insurance industry, followed by a Q&A session hosted by Ant Gould, CII Director of Faculties and then karting!

5.30pm for a 6pm start with nibbles provided.

This is CPD with a twist.... all focusing on motor insurance, with three industry experts providing the latest updates on this sector. Their sessions will then be followed by a Q&A session facilitated by Ant Gould, CII Director of Learning, before we move on to the circuit to get some laps in.

Speaker's & topics include:

The future of car ownership, presented by James Taylor of DriveNow

James Taylor is the UK Marketing and Communications Manager for DriveNow UK, the revolutionary new drive-by-the-minute car sharing service from BMW, MINI and Sixt. He has previously worked for a number of retail and pharmaceutical companies in senior marketing and operational roles.

James will introduce DriveNow – the new flexible car sharing model from BMW, MINI and Sixt. Launched in Germany in 2011, DriveNow came to London in December 2014. Operating in 4 London boroughs currently, DriveNow UK already has over 20,000 members – more than 10% of the London car club market. As well as discussing the positive impacts for cities of car sharing, James will look at the changing face of car ownership.

Telematics, presented by Glen Clark of Allianz Insurance

Glen started his working life in the late 1990s, in the world of operational research, analytics and business intelligence working for British Airways. Principally concerned with leveraging data to work out how to make Heathrow function better. Glen has since worked for Allianz for over 7 years now in roles that have concerned launching new car and home insurance propositions for the Direct channel, strategic development and product design for the Petplan business, building the automotive corporate partnership function with Volkswagen Group, BMW Group, Ford and others and more recently leading Telematics for the UK business. Glenn is newly appointed as the Head of Transformational Propositions for all commercial and personal lines of business and charged with developing next gen solutions in an era of unprecedented behavioural, demographic and technological change

In his talk Glen will cover the progress telematics has made in its efforts to emerge from niche to mainstream and how emerging areas of free floating / P2P car sharing as well as autonomous cars may provide significant boosts to telematics adoption

Automated Driving - The technology & insurance implications, presented by Howard Barron of Thatcham Research

Howard is currently Senior Manager of Motor Data at Thatcham Research, Howard has worked in the insurance industry for over 30 years, 18 of these working for the Association of British Insurers in their motor department responsible for Vehicle data, Coding and the Insurance Group Rating process. His passion for motor cars then led him to Thatcham, where in 2002 the insurance group rating process was transferred. However, in addition to Group Rating he is now responsible for a team of data analysts, the vehicle security standards and insurance risk.

Learning objectives

At the end of this event, the delegate will be able to identify:

  • Changes and trends in the motor industry; and
  • future implications for insurance from these changes.

How to book

Use the online booking below to secure your place on this event, which promises to be a great evening of CPD & karting. You will be able to advise on the booking form if you have any special dietary or other requirements.

Email James@beechunderwriting.co.uk should you have any other queries.

We will look forward to seeing you on the track!

  • Buckmore Park Kart Circuit
  • Maidstone Rd
  • Chatham
  • ME5 9QG

CII Accredited

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

1 1/2 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 www.cii.co.uk/cpd.