Due to the uncertain situation relating to COVID-19, the seminar on «Hail and Frost Damage on Berries» will unfortunately not be able to take place in Switzerland this year as planned. However, the seminar will be held in Switzerland in spring 2022 within the usual setting. In preparation for this, we would like to invite you to participate in the following event: Online Loss Adjusters' Seminar on Hail and Frost Damage on Berries 22nd June 2021 | 1 to 4 pm (CEST)
The two EO companies GeoVille and VITO together with the champion users from the agro-insurance sector are working closely together to find out more about the needs and challenges of the agro-insurance’s sector and how these might be addressed with the current and future EO capabilities. The results of these discussions will be presented during the workshop which will take place virtually on April 28 and 29, 2021.
Join the global agriculture (re)insurance community on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at 10:30 am (CET) for a summary webinar dedicated to presentation of COVID-19 Survey results. COVID-19 Survey was conducted by AgroInsurance International in 2020-2021. The aim of this survey was to assess the actual impact caused by COVID-19 pandemics to agricultural insurance industry.
The global trend of new confirmed COVID-19 cases has not changed significantly for the last 6 months, continuously increasing the number of daily cases worldwide. Most countries still experience local outbreaks with limitations and local lockdowns imposed. AgroInsurance International takes the responsibility for the safety and health of our partners and conference participants. Thus, AgroInsurance team took the leadership and re-negotiated the Conference dates for October 4-6, 2021.
On November 5, 2020 at 16:00-16:45 (CET), EARSC is organizing the next EOcafe moderated by host, Geoff SAWYER, EARSC’s Strategic Advisor and former Secretary General to discuss the value and benefit of Earth observation for the agro-insurance sector. Based on the findings of the EO4I project, Ralf RYTER from GeoVille will elaborate on how EO may help overcome the difficulties faced by the agro-insurance sector, and Hansueli LUSTI, Vice-Director and Agricultural Engineer at Swiss Hail Insurance Company, will explain how geo-information can support the agro-insurance sector in the light of trends such as climate change.
AgroInsurance International, in partnership with Skyglyph, Planet and Swiss Re, hosted a joint webinar dedicated to forestry insurance and use of modern technologies for risk portfolio monitoring. More than 70 participants from 27 countries joined the webinar, contributing to the discussion by asking specific questions on technical aspects of forestry insurance.
Join us on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 09:00 am (CET) for a webinar dedicated to forestry insurance. Ian Shynkarenko, CEO of Agroinsurance International, will moderate the event with participating speakers: Roman Shynkarenko (Agroinsurance International), Victor Yermak (Skyglyph), Erik Zillmann (Planet) and Peter Welten (Swiss Re).
The damage from drought worldwide increased to over €20 billion in 2019, while less than €2 billion was covered by insurance. Farmers and governments are now demanding insurance, while the industry is looking for the best ways to provide this. Do you want to understand this market opportunity better? Your input for this survey will be treated strictly confidential and the results shared with you in a personal meeting or via email.
As of today, the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has exceeded 16 million. Most of insurance and reinsurance companies in Europe and Asia have suspended all non-essential international business travels for their employees until the end of the year 2020. Here at AgroInsurance International we feel responsible for the safety and health of our conference participants and guests. Thus, AgroInsurance team would like to confirm that the Conference has been rescheduled for April 19-21, 2021 because of our participants’ convenience and safety considerations.
Earlier announced new tentative conference dates (October 5-7, 2020) remain effective. Conference premises are fully suited for maintaining the required social distancing between the participants, as well as necessary disinfection measures applied by the hotel and dining locations. The next conference update is expected on July 20, 2020, following the opening of the international travel by Georgia, the European Union and Asian countries.
On June 9, 2020, AgroInsurance International and Skyglyph hosted a webinar “Drones: Technology enhancing agricultural insurance”. The webinar touched upon the use of remote sensing technologies with an accent on drones applied for crop insurance purposes. More than 60 online participants from 25 countries joined the webinar and contributed to the discussion by asking specific technical questions adding more insights from the customers on technical aspects of drones’ use.
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