Registration
President Benli’s Welcome Speech
Atilla Benli
Head of Insurance and Private Pensions Authority, Opening Speech
Ali Ersoy
Minister for Treasury & Finance Mr. Nurettin Nebati's Opening Remarks
Murat Zaman
Coffee Break
GFIA Perspective on the Future of Insurance Don Forgeron – President of GFIA (taped speech)
  • Don Forgeron (President , Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA))

    Don Forgeron

    President , Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA)

    Appointed Insurance Bureau of Canada’s President and CEO in 2009, Don has a successful track record of over 30 years in the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry.

    After joining IBC in 1993 as Vice-President, Atlantic Canada, and subsequently Ontario, Don worked for positive impacts to the insurance and public policy landscapes.

    In 2000, Don assumed the role of Vice-President, Strategic Development of Investigative Services, where he supervised work with Customs Canada and other law enforcement agencies to reduce the number of stolen vehicles shipped internationally.

    As President and CEO, Don works with governments and key stakeholders across the country to build a strong, stable P&C industry and a stronger and safer Canada. He is a founding member of the Global Federation of Insurance Associations (GFIA), and was recently elected President of GFIA for a two-year term.

    A graduate of Cape Breton University, and a 2013 Cape Breton University Alumni Award recipient, Don has completed management studies at University of Toronto, Harvard and McGill universities. He has also completed the Institute of Corporate Directors Program at Rotmans. He served as the 2012-2014 Insurance Division Chair for United Way Toronto and as a member of the Campaign Cabinet. Don was also a member of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada’s Board of Directors (Ontario Division), 2011-12.

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PANEL 1 – Evaluation of the Insurance Markets and Private Pension Funds After the Pandemic: New Opportunities
Özgür ObalıMichaela KollerMehmet ÜvezMargarita AntonakiRobert NeillRobert Gordon

Moderator: Özgür Obalı

  • Özgür Obalı (Secretary General ,  Association of the Insurance, Reinsurance and Pension Companies of Türkiye)

    Özgür Obalı

    Secretary General , Association of the Insurance, Reinsurance and Pension Companies of Türkiye
  • Michaela Koller (Director General , Insurance Europe)

    Michaela Koller

    Director General , Insurance Europe
  • Mehmet Üvez (Associate Director, Head of Ankara, Deputy Head of Turkey, EBRD)

    Mehmet Üvez

    Associate Director, Head of Ankara, Deputy Head of Turkey, EBRD
  • Margarita Antonaki (Chief Advisor to the Association of Greek Insurance Companies |  Vice President of the Board of Directors , Occupational Fund of Private Insurance (TEA-EAPAE) |   Lecturer , Greek Institute for Insurance Education)

    Margarita Antonaki

    Chief Advisor to the Association of Greek Insurance Companies | Vice President of the Board of Directors , Occupational Fund of Private Insurance (TEA-EAPAE) | Lecturer , Greek Institute for Insurance Education
  • Robert Neill (Vice President, International and Government Affairs , American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI))

    Robert Neill

    Vice President, International and Government Affairs , American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)
  • Robert Gordon (Senior Vice President, Policy, Research & International,  American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA))

    Robert Gordon

    Senior Vice President, Policy, Research & International, American Property Casualty Insurance Association (APCIA)
Lunch Break
PANEL 2 – Challenge of Climate Change For Insurers and Sustainability
Gökhan ÖzertanAntoine DenoixMarc HartenbachPaul ClarkCharbel Moussa

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Gökhan Özertan

  • Gökhan Özertan (Professor , Boğaziçi University Department of Economics)

    Gökhan Özertan

    Professor , Boğaziçi University Department of Economics
  • Antoine Denoix (CEO, AXA-Climate)

    Antoine Denoix

    CEO, AXA-Climate
  • Marc Hartenbach (Head Life & Health , Swiss RE Turkey)

    Marc Hartenbach

    Head Life & Health , Swiss RE Turkey
  • Paul Clark (Head of Innovation & Sustainability, Natural Resources Global Line of Business, WTW)

    Paul Clark

    Head of Innovation & Sustainability, Natural Resources Global Line of Business, WTW
  • Charbel Moussa (KPMG Netherlands, Decarbonisation and Climate Risk Services, Partner)

    Charbel Moussa

    KPMG Netherlands, Decarbonisation and Climate Risk Services, Partner
Keynote Speaker (InfluencerTBA)
Dr. Sertaç Doğanay
  • Dr. Sertaç Doğanay (Technology Communicator , Speaker Agency)

    Dr. Sertaç Doğanay

    Technology Communicator , Speaker Agency

    He is a lecturer, speaker and next generation broadcaster working on technology communication and sustainability communication. He is a graduate of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. With 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry; He has held positions as brand manager, corporate communication manager, marketing manager and marketing sales director.

    Having written, taught and delivered speeches at hundreds of events on future trends, new technologies, innovation, sustainability, cyber security, digital transformation practices, digital marketing and digital health, Dr. Sertaç Doğanay taught digital marketing communications as an MBA lecturer at Yeditepe University between 2013-2018. As of 2019 Spring semester, he teaches "Technology Communication" at Kadir Has University. It has the title of being the first course opened in a university with this name and content, both in Turkey and in the world. He teaches the "Future Medicine and New Health Technologies" course at the Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, from which he graduated, as of the 2019 Spring semester.

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Coffee Break
PANEL 3The Future of AI in Insurance and Private Pensions Sector and Insurtechs
Jan W. MyszkowskiBernd ScharrerJean-Chrıstophe GardTimothy VandewattijneSelim Yazıcı

Moderator: Prof. Selim Yazıcı

  • Jan W. Myszkowski (Managing Director , Hannover Digital Investments | Head of Best Practice Lab ,  Talanx Group)

    Jan W. Myszkowski

    Managing Director , Hannover Digital Investments | Head of Best Practice Lab , Talanx Group
  • Bernd Scharrer (Chief Operating Officer , VHV Holding AG)

    Bernd Scharrer

    Chief Operating Officer , VHV Holding AG
  • Jean-Chrıstophe Gard (Managing Director and Senior Partner,  BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP , Paris)

    Jean-Chrıstophe Gard

    Managing Director and Senior Partner, BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP , Paris
  • Timothy Vandewattijne (Head of Data Analytics , Ageas Group)

    Timothy Vandewattijne

    Head of Data Analytics , Ageas Group
  • Selim Yazıcı (Professor , Istanbul University | Co-Founder , FinTech Istanbul))

    Selim Yazıcı

    Professor , Istanbul University | Co-Founder , FinTech Istanbul)
PANEL 4The Prospects for Co-operation Among Turkic Insurance Markets
Atilla BenliElmar MirsalayevVilatiy VerevkinMoldokulov SabyrbekOybek Khalilov

Moderator: Atilla Benli

  • Atilla Benli (President , Association of the Insurance, Reinsurance and Pension Companies of Türkiye)

    Atilla Benli

    President , Association of the Insurance, Reinsurance and Pension Companies of Türkiye
  • Elmar Mirsalayev (President , Azerbaijan Insurers Association)

    Elmar Mirsalayev

    President , Azerbaijan Insurers Association
  • Vilatiy Verevkin (President , Association of Insurers of Kazakhstan)

    Vilatiy Verevkin

    President , Association of Insurers of Kazakhstan
  • Moldokulov Sabyrbek (President , The Kyrgyz Insurers Association)

    Moldokulov Sabyrbek

    President , The Kyrgyz Insurers Association
  • Oybek Khalilov (President , The Association of Professional Participants of the Insurance Market of Uzbekistan)

    Oybek Khalilov

    President , The Association of Professional Participants of the Insurance Market of Uzbekistan
Coffee Break
Bloomberg HT Focus Program (Live)
Atilla BenliJan W. MyszkowskiHillel Damelin

Moderator: Güzem Yılmaz

  • Atilla Benli (President , Association of the Insurance, Reinsurance and Pension Companies of Türkiye)

    Atilla Benli

    President , Association of the Insurance, Reinsurance and Pension Companies of Türkiye
  • Jan W. Myszkowski (Managing Director , Hannover Digital Investments | Head of Best Practice Lab ,  Talanx Group)

    Jan W. Myszkowski

    Managing Director , Hannover Digital Investments | Head of Best Practice Lab , Talanx Group
  • Hillel Damelin (CEO , Swiss RE - Israel and Mediterranean Region)

    Hillel Damelin

    CEO , Swiss RE - Israel and Mediterranean Region
Motivation Speaker
Dr. Hakan Yurdakul
  • Dr. Hakan Yurdakul (Public Oversight Accounting and Auditing Standards Authority - Member of Supreme Board)

    Dr. Hakan Yurdakul

    Public Oversight Accounting and Auditing Standards Authority - Member of Supreme Board

    1973’de Ankara’da doğdu. 1995’de Ankara Üniversitesi SBF Uluslararası İlişkiler Bölümünden mezun oldu. Profesyonel kariyerine İstanbul’da başladı. Finans ve bilişim sektörlerinde operasyonel ve yönetsel görevlerde bulundu. 2005’de Koç Üniversitesinden MBA derecesi aldı. Doğu Avrupa, Körfez, Sahra Altı Afrika ve Türki Cumhuriyetlerde aktif olarak çalıştı. T.C. Cumhurbaşkanlığı Ekonomi İzleme ve Koordinasyon Başkanı olarak atanmasıyla 2015’de kamu sektörüne girdi. 2018’de Ekonomi Politikaları Kurulu Üyesi ve 2019’da da Kamu Gözetimi Kurumu Üst Kurul Üyesi olarak atandı. “Dünyadaki KÖİ Projelerinin Etkileri ve Belirleyicilerinin Analizlerinin Işığında Türk KÖİ Uygulamalarının Değerlendirilmesi ve Geleceği” başlıklı doktora tezini 2018’de Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi'nde savunarak işletme alanında doktor unvanı aldı. Çok iyi derecede İngilizce biliyor ve profesyonel çevirmenlik yaptı. Evli ve 2 çocuk babası.

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Lunch
Signing Ceremony of the MoU Among Turkic Insurance Associations

Press Conference