Kent Conference 2019

Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone
Thursday, 07 March 2019
8:45 am – 4:00 pm (UK time)

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Thursday 7th March 2019

08.45 - 16.00

Mercure Great Danes Hotel, Maidstone

"100% of delegates rated the 2018 conference as good or excellent"

"A very interesting and informative day"

"A fantastic well-organised day with a good choice of topics, incredible value for money"

"Enjoyed it - worthwhile and engaging"


08.45 – 09.30 Registration

09.30 – 09.40 Welcome

Ray Johnson Conference Chairman Independent Insurance Services

09.40 – 10.40 Engage in the Future

David Matcham, CEO, International U/W Association London Market

Adam Beckett, MD of Private Clients and Product & Proposition Director, Aviva

Graeme Trudgill, Executive Director, BIBA

10.40 – 11.00 Panel Q&A

11.00 – 11.20 Refreshment Break

11.20 – 11.55 Bank of England Update
Phil Eckersley, Bank of England Representative

11.55 – 12.30 Kent Police Crime Overview
Matthew Scott, Police Crime Commissioner

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.05 Everything you need to know about Drones!
Tony Avery, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

14.05 – 14.45 New Age Terrorism requires New Age Solutions
Sarah Moore, Pool Re

14.45 – 15.00 Refreshment Break

15.00 – 16.00 The Importance of Listening
Richard Mullender, Former Hostage Negotiator

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