PROGRAM

Wednesday 10 August 2022
  • 3:30pm – 5:30pm Young Professionals Event
    Proudly sponsored by Sparke Helmore
    The AILA Young Professionals will host an educational mooting event for young professionals in the insurance and insurance law industry. The moot will be followed by a networking event. Participants and the mooting judge will be advised closer to the date.
  • 4:00pm – 5:30pm Diversity@AILA Event
    Presenter:
    Lyle Steffensen, Marsh Australia and New Zealand


    Further information about the Diversity Event will be released as planning proceeds
  • 5:00pm – 7:30pm Conference Registration
    North Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf
  • 5:30pm – 8:00pm Welcome Reception
    Proudly sponsored by Carter Newell
    The Loft, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf
    The Welcome Reception is a fabulous networking event, giving you the opportunity to connect and re-connect with your industry colleagues.

 

Thursday 11 August 2022

Please note the program is subject to change

8:00am – 4:30pm

Registration
Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

 

Plenary Session
South Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

8:45am – 8:55am

Conference Welcome
Alexandra Bartlett, Partner, Kennedys & NSW President and 2021/2022 NSW National Conference Co-Chair

Welcome to Country
Michael West, Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council

8:55am – 9:15am

Official Conference Opening
The Hon. Chief Justice James Allsop AO, AILA Patron

9:15am – 10:00am

Session Chair:  Robin Bowley, UTS & Mohinder Kumar, MK Mediations

Global trends in risk and regulation: the value of dynamic risk assessment

Presenter: 
Dr Andries Terblanche, Global Lead for Dynamic Risk Assessment, KPMG

10:00am – 10:45am

Session Chair:  Ray Giblett, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Climate Change: Key issues for insurers
Presenters: 

  • Professor Andy Pitman, Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes, UNSW
  • Tom Harvey, Senior Property Treaty Underwriter, Scor Re
  • Scott Reeves, Head of New Markets, Munich Re

10:45am – 11:15am

Morning Tea & Exhibition
North Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

 

Plenary Session
South Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

11:15am – 12:20pm

Session Chair: Dan Robinson, Gilchrist Connell

Recent developments and the future of class actions in Australia: an industry and legal perspective

Presenters:

  • Gavin Beardsell, Senior Investment Manager – Sydney, AU | Head of NZ, Omni Bridgeway
  • Melody Carr, Head of FINPRO, Marsh
  • Matthew Dick, Financial Lines Claims Manager – Asia Pacific, Chubb
This panel of leading industry participants will discuss recent developments in, and the future of class actions in Australia.

12:20pm – 1:00pm

Session Chair: Andrew Sharpe, Meridian Lawyers

Insuring the future: An autonomous vehicles case study

Presenters:

  • Professor Tania Leiman, Flinders University Dean of Law
  • Marcus Burke, Associate Director, Infrastructure Advisory, Strategy and Transactions, Ernst & Young

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Lunch & Exhibition
North Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

 

Concurrent Sessions - Loft Concurrent Sessions - TriBeca

2:00pm – 2:50pm

Session Chair: Sybilla Waring-Lambert, Landers & Rogers

The fallout from COVID-19: What’s on the horizon for Australian Insurers

Presenters:

  • Professor Nathan Grills, The University of Melbourne, Nossal Institute for Global Health
  • Gareth Horne, Partner, Clyde & Co

Session Chairs: Angus Kench, Liberty Speciality Markets
Natasha Stojanovich, Landers & Rogers

The changing liability landscape for design and building professionals

Presenters:

  • Matthew Press, Director, Office of the NSW Building Commissioner
  • Dr Kourosh Kayvani, Partner, HKA

Further information on this session will be released as planning proceeds

2:50pm – 3:20pm

Afternoon Tea & Exhibition
North Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

 

Plenary Session
South Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

3:20pm – 3:30pm

Ron Shorter Presentation

3:30pm – 3:40pm

Ron Shorter Presentation

3:40pm – 4:40pm

Session Chair: Andrew Sharpe, Meridian Lawyers

Disclosure: Yesterday’s hero?

Presenter:
Michael Gill, Pro Bono Consultant, DLA Piper

Further information on this session will be released as planning proceeds

7:00pm – 11:00pm

AILA National Conference Gala Dinner
Grand Ballroom, Luna Park

Join your fellow industry peers for an evening of networking, fine food & wine and dancing! The AILA National Conference dinner is the signature event held during the conference and is an evening not to be missed. Additional tickets are available for purchase and we encourage you to invite your partner, or purchase a table of 10 for your colleagues!

 

Friday 12 August 2022

Please note the program is subject to change

8:15am – 1:00pm

Registration
North Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

 

Plenary Session
North Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

9:00am – 9:50am

Session Chair: Andrew Thomas, Charles Taylor

Are you cyber safe? Working through the insured and uninsured risks, the first response to an incident and the outcomes in a cyber claim

Presenters:

  • Kieran Doyle, Partner, Wotton + Kearney
  • Quinton Kotze, Cyber & Technology Product Manager, Chubb
  • Chris Ehlers, Partner, Matson, Driscoll & Damico
  • Richard Hilliard, Chief Technology Officer, NDIS
9:50am – 10:00am Ron Shorter Presentation

10:00am – 10:30am

Morning Tea & Exhibition
North Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

10:30am – 11:30am

Session Chair: Dan Robinson, Principal, Gilchrist Connell

A perspective from the Northern hemisphere

Presenter:
Patrick Hill, Partner, Head of Professional Risk, DAC Beachcroft

Proudly Sponsored by Wotten + Kearny

Further information one this session will be released shortly

11:30am – 12:30pm

Session Chair: Navjeet Tut, Senior Associate, Barry.Nilsson

Implications for the dangerous recreational activity defence in light of the recent Tapp decision

Presenter: Geoff Watson SC, Barrister, New Chambers

North Pier, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf

12:30pm – 12:45pm

Conference Close & 2023 WICA Conference Launch

1:00pm – 3:30pm

Closing Lunch
Proudly sponsored by Gilchrist Connell 

The closing lunch will feature an engaging presentation and is a time to reflect on the conference, whilst growing and developing the networks formed over the past few days.

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