Business Programme


Welcome & Registration

Start your morning networking with your fellow disrupters. Catch up with old friends and discuss the year’s activity in the digital insurance space


Welcome: Jonathan Swift, Director of Content, Insurance Post


How to improve Claims management with distributed ledger and machine learning 

Learn how the effective use of AI can develop a new platform for your claims management handling. Allowing you to create a claims portal which enables online registration and the ability to track customers and configure claims management for your business. 

Scott Richardson, Head of Advanced Technologies, Vesuvio Labs


Modernising Legacy Platforms 

Modernising legacy systems enables insurers to leverage new technology and improve product offering and customer experience. However, by also incorporating changes into their legacy system, insures can generate significant improvements to their cost base.

Understand how the effective use of technology can eliminate the need for manual processing systems and free up resources to expand on innovation and customer- facing services.

Gavin Dresher, Chief Information Officer, LV=

10:10 Caffeine Hit 


Blockchain Marine Insurance and Beyond 

Understand how the collaboration of all parties in the insurance value chain has enabled the development of the world’s first blockchain platform for marine insurance.

Learn how the legacy platform uses smart contracts for insurers and reinsurers by rating the vessel and setting the price based on an algorithm

Ghanshyam Patil, Digital lead- Blockchain, AXA Insurance 


Intelligent Automation – combining predictive models, workflow and robotics

Increasingly Insurance companies have looked to robotic process automation, and workflow engines to drive efficiency within their underwriting and claims processes. In this session we will examine the roll of sophisticated decision engines in adding a level of intelligence to this automation.

Using predictive models and more sophisticated rule sets, that remain in the control of the business, it is possible to deliver both additional efficiency and support better outcomes in terms of performance and risk management. 

Tom Helm, Director, Claims Practice Leader, Willis Towers Watson 

11:45 Closing Comments