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2020 AgroInsurance Conference - Agenda Updated

The Agenda for the International Conference “Agroinsurance, Reinsurance & Brokerage for CIS, Europe & Asia” has been updated. The first list of presentations is already available at the official website – www.agroinsconf.com.

The key focus of 2020 Conference is made on challenges and technical specifics of insurance programs. Conference speakers will share their experience in applying indemnity-based and index-based solutions, bundling agricultural insurance with financial services of input suppliers and financial institutions, which is of a high interest among the insurers and international donor community.

Call for Presentations is still open for those who would like to suggest topics of interest or suggest delivering the presentation on a specific area of expertise.

Among the already confirmed presentations, Swiss Re specialists will speak about drought insurance based on Satellite soil moisture measurements (Marcel Andriesse) and monitoring of hail occurrence based on lightning characteristics (Marc Chautams). Technology section will include the presentation from the European Space Agency and from several technology service providers, including the topic of advanced climate analytics for the agricultural insurance sector based on crop-specific climate indices (Gregory Mygdakos).

Presentations in the final agenda will cover such sections: regional/country markets overview, specifics of crop and livestock insurance programs, underwriting and adjusting losses for specific risks and crops, successful agricultural insurance programs introduced by development cooperation agencies, application of index-based insurance solutions and use of technology to better handle the agricultural risks portfolio. Conference Agenda will include a Panel Discussion on the challenges the agricultural insurance faces and ways to resolve such challenges with new earth observation instruments and techniques made available to international community.

Conference Agenda will include a 3rd day field visit to show the participants several agricultural production sites for livestock, stone fruits, hazel nuts and wine grapes production in Georgia. All registered participants will take an advantage of the Field Visit free-of-charge, with the transportation and food provided by the Conference Organizers during the whole day of Field Visit.

As of January 20, 2020, participants from over 10 countries have already confirmed interest in participation. Confirmed participants come from such countries as: USA, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, France, Spain, Poland, Israel, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and other countries. Conference guests represent insurers, reinsurers, brokers, consulting agencies, technology service providers, state agencies, insurance supervisory authorities and international development organizations. The list of participants will be available in the second part of February and will be updated on a weekly basis after publishing. A separate release note on confirmed participants will follow in February.

AgroInsurance Conference Team invites representatives of insurance companies to join the conference’s discussions with a 25% discounted fee. Promo-codes for special registration rate is made available to direct insurers upon their request. Inquiries are accepted through the contacts, as follows:

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www.agroinsconf.com

Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi, Georgia   

April 27-29, 2020

AgroInsurance International LLC. – www.AgroInsurance.com

Ian Shynkarenko

Liudmyla Krychevska

+995 599 3 777 01

admin@agroinsurance.com  

Source – www.agroinsurance.com