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KPMG's 27th Annual Insurance Conference

The future. Now.

6 December 2018, 7:30AM - 5:30PM, EST Toronto, Canada

Thank you to everyone who came to KPMG’s 27th Annual Insurance Conference on December 6, 2018 – it was another exciting and educational day. More than 400 industry professionals spent their time together talking about what’s going on in the insurance industry: IFRS 17, new regulation and technologies, changing customer preferences, and the transformation of business models.

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To view the full conference agenda, click here.
7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration & networking breakfast
8:30 am – 8:45 am Opening remarks
8:45 am – 9:30 am Plenary session 1: What does the insurance industry look like, in Canada and globally?
9:30 am – 10:00 am Plenary session 2: What transformational trends are in play that affect insurance companies?
10:00 am – 10:45 am Plenary session 3: How are insurance organizations preparing for the future?
10:45 am – 11:15 am Networking break
11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Concurrent sessions 1

Session 1A: IFRS 17: How’s your biggest accounting standard implementation going?

Session for Life Insurers – Accounting, actuarial and data & systems.


Session 1B: IFRS 17: How’s your biggest accounting standard implementation going?

For P&C Insurers – Accounting, actuarial & tax


Directors’ concurrent session 1

Session 1C: Directors: Are you asking the right questions for IFRS 17, and considering all the business impacts?

12:15 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch & keynote: What can businesses learn from sport?
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Concurrent sessions 2

Session 2A: Opportunities and risks: What does the future hold for the insurance industry?


Session 2B: How can M&A be a catalyst for growth?


Directors’ concurrent session 2
Session 2C: Directors: What does every insurance company director need to know?

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Networking break
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Plenary session 4: Will humans rise in the workforce of the future?
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Plenary session 5: What’s the impact of regulation now, and for the future?
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Closing remarks: The future. Now.
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Networking reception
Speakers Guide