About the conference

About the conference

The Annual International Insurance Conference hosted by “Insurance Market Technologies”, Russian nonprofit organization, is recognized to be the longest running conference in the field of insurance in Russia and the CIS countries. It addresses the interests of the insurance market leaders who gather together every year to exchange ideas and shape the future of the industry.

In 2013, the Conference celebrates its 10th anniversary and is co-hosted by ACORD, global nonprofit organization which focuses on development and implementation of international insurance data standards. This fact brings the event to the next level as it becomes a platform for building global partnerships. 

Annually, the Conference brings together high-level speakers, business decision-makers, top managers of insurance and IT companies, government officials, innovators who can combine their skills to make a change in the industry. 

The 10th Annual International Insurance Conference “Insurance Market Technologies – ACORD Forum Russia” is set to be held on 6-8 November 2013 at Metropol Hotel located in the heart of the Russian capital. Over the last 10 years, the Conference has established itself as one of the most important annual meetings of insurance leaders and innovators in Russia and the CIS region. The forthcoming event will bring together more than 300 delegates representing various Russian and international leading companies and organizations. 

The Conference “Insurance Market Technologies – ACORD Forum Russia” is hosted by ACORD and Insurance Market Technologies. 

ACORD (Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development) is a global, nonprofit organization serving the insurance and related industries. ACORD facilitates the development of open consensus data standards and standard forms, and works with its members and partner organizations to drive implementation of those standards. 

Insurance Market Technologies (IMT) is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to create a structure for the Russian insurance market that promotes ideas aimed at boosting its growth and making it more civilized, consolidating the interests of its key players and at the same time covering a wide range of important issues in the field of Russian and global insurance. 

Taking into account a wide range of economic, political and social changes in Russia, CIS and the world, it seems essential for the insurance industry players to assess the business strategies and models they use to ensure its strength and solidity. Facing the growing competition for market share, players of the Russian insurance industry will have to make competitiveness and operational efficiency their strategic priorities. 

Nowadays, Russia and the CIS countries are considered insurance markets with huge potential. That is why it is important to maintain the current growth in the industry. For this reason, leading players should focus on operational and technical efficiency, tackle pricing issues, turn to risk adequate pricing as well as adopt best practices from international markets and the Conference represents an ideal place to hold this dialogue. 

The Conference held under the theme “Best practices from international experience for growing emerging market” will be a unique opportunity for leading industry players to discuss key strategies for maintaining growth and forging technical profitability in today’s competitive environment. All this can be reached thanks to using international expertise in business processes and technological innovations. 

The agenda for the Conference is structured to solve the most important issues that the Russian and CIS insurance industries are facing at the moment. In addition, it will feature an industry leaders’ panel discussion featuring CEOs from top Russian and international insurance companies. 

The first day of the Conference will feature a seminar and a press conference. The second day will start with the opening ceremony followed by the General Session,then participants will attend 5 separate sessions under different themes. The Conference will be culminated by the Closing remarks and keynote speakers’ presentations.  Gregory Maciag, President and CEO, ACORD will be one of the keynote speakers. 

More than 300 decision-makers and industry leaders will take part in important discussions at the 10th Annual International Insurance Conference “Insurance Market Technologies – ACORD Forum Russia” that will enable them to benefit from new opportunities and outline the new horizons for insurance industry through improving competitiveness and efficiency and make use of the large potential in the regional insurance industry. 

Insurance industry leaders and business decision-makers are strongly encouraged to attend the Annual International Insurance Industry, learn, network and make your voices heard – this is certainly an event not to be missed! 

We look forward to welcoming you in Moscow