Microinsurance Seminar


Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Swissôtel, Salon Tartu
Tallinn, Estonia




  8:30 – 10:00

Introduction to microinsurance

What is microinsurance?
What value can actuaries bring to this market?
What value can other insurance professionals bring?

Craig Thorburn
Luis Huerta
(en español)

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break



10:30 – 12:00

Private sector insurers and microinsurance

Players in the microinsurance space
Why is the micro-market interesting for private sector insurers and actuaries?
Microinsurance initiatives undertaken by private sector insurers

Luis Huerta
Mary Yang

12:00 – 13:30

General Lunch



13:30 – 15:00

Getting involved

Initiatives of the International Labour Organization, World Bank and other agencies
IAAHS Section efforts
AWF Section efforts
How can the IAA and the actuarial profession increase their involvement?

Craig Thorburn
Howard Bolnick
Edward Levay
Yves Guerard

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 – 17:00