NEXT GEN TRAVEL INSURANCE

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Vienna, Austria

4th - 5th, September

Insurance & Innovation

Conference Summary

Next Gen Travel Insurance Conference addresses most of the big questions within the industry:

*Should employers have an international travel policy in place?

*Are there any mandatory insurance requirements that employees should be aware of?

*Does health personnel insurance cover employees’ travel inconveniences and unpredictable medical expenses during business travel?

We are welcoming the first Travel Insurance Conference in Vienna, establishing a focal point in the industry’s key areas that have the highest impact on the overall satisfaction for travel insurance, type of policy which business travelers acquire, distributing travel insurance through different channels rather than regular insurance trade.Popular trends such as ensuring rare & chronic conditions will be discussed, as much as the topics of Brexit and terrorism. Additionally, the topics of technology and travel policies that help drive and enhance travel well-being, will be the starting platform in this first edition of the NGTI. Hearing about innovations, solutions and future challenges in TI industry among key players is what makes NextGen Travel Insurance the leading event in Central Europe. Join us in Vienna to have a remarkable experience!

Speakers and experts

Hear from the leading professionals and experts and learn how they are coping with the challenges in the industry

Cai Glushak

Company:
AXA Assistance

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Position:
Global Medical Director

Company:
AXA Assistance

Country:
United States of America

Kate Huet

Company:
International Travel and Healthcare Limited

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Position:
Managing Director

Company:
International Travel and Healthcare Limited

Country:
UK

Simon Powell

Company:
Fit 2 Trip

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Position:
CEO

Company:
Fit 2 Trip

Country:
UK

Dr. Krish Shastri

Company:
InsureCancer

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Position:
CEO

Company:
InsureCancer

Country:
UK

Emma Bazard

Company:
Bupa Global

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Position:
Travel Sales Specialist

Company:
Bupa Global

Country:
UK

Ferdi Akdag

Company:
Customer Care Solutions

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Position:
CEO

Company:
Customer Care Solutions

Country:
Austria

Javier Pellon

Company:
Amadeus IT Group SA

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Position:
Head of Insurance and Ferry Business

Company:
Amadeus IT Group SA

Country:
Spain

Vijay Nidhi Lakhani

Company:
MedCareProfessional GmbH

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Position:
Medical Director

Company:
MedCareProfessional GmbH

Country:
Germany

Joe Mason

Company:
Allianz Worldwide Partners

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Position:
Chief Marketing Officer Global Travel Insurance and Americas

Company:
Allianz Worldwide Partners

Country:
USA

Claudia Schmiedhuber

Company:
Alpine Health Consulting

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Position:
Founder & CEO

Company:
Alpine Health Consulting

Country:
Austria

Rafael Senén García

Company:
Coverontrip Digital Insurance

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Position:
CEO and Co-Founder

Company:
Coverontrip Digital Insurance

Country:
Spain

Dejan Jasnic

Company:
ABC Transparency LTD,

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Position:
CEO

Company:
ABC Transparency LTD,

Country:
Switzerland

Pavel Vyskocil

Company:
Global Assistance

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Position:
Medical and Household Assistance Manager

Company:
Global Assistance

Country:
Czech Republic

Jonathon Keymer

Company:
WorldAware Inc.

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Position:

Company:
WorldAware Inc.

Country:
USA

Tim Bilborough

Company:
Northcott Global Solutions

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Position:
Consultant

Company:
Northcott Global Solutions

Country:
UK

Agenda

Agenda Learn the latest trends in the industry

09:10 - 10:30
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I MARKET DYNAMICS IN TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • Market outlook and trends in business travel insurance
  • Regulation and support in international framework
  • Future scenarios for the work of business travel insurance – what will happen in five years?
11:00 - 12:30
Speaker: Dr. Krish Shastri, Simon Powell
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II PRODUCT SOLUTIONS & AVAILABLE INNOVATIONS
  • Recent trends in underwriting development
  • Cancer: Insuring the Uninsurable
  • Pre-existing pressures?
    – How do and should European insurers treat travelers with uninsurable or pre-existing medical conditions?
    – Automatic inclusion, bespoke underwriting or completely exclude?
    – How do we ensure consumers are correctly insured, as they continue to demand travel insurance into old age?
13:30 - 15:00
Speaker: Dejan Jasnic, Emma Bazard, Joe Mason
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III INTEGRATION OF TECHNOLOGY & FRAUD
  • Case study: Diverting fraud and delivering results
  • Panel Discussion: What is the role of InsurTech in Travel Insurance?
15:30 - 17:00
Speaker: Gai Glushak, Jonathon Keymer, Kate Huet
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IV IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION, BREXIT & TERRORISM
  • Accompanying the long-term traveler and expat
    – Case management
    – Chronic diseases
  • Security considerations for business travelers in a globalized economy
    – Travel security threats to consider for business travelers
    – Case studies: what to take into considerations in specific locations
    – Overview of traveler risk profiles
    – How can travelers mitigate risks?
  • Traveler Protection – the day the world changed and there after
    – How does terrorism affect travelers directly and indirectly?
    – Does the risk of terrorism really affect consumer behavior?
    – What other risks do we need to consider?
    – What does it take to effect change?
    – Terrorism: the new EU 2015 Travel Regulations and the likely impact
09:15 - 10:30
Speaker: Javier Pellon, Claudia Schmiedhuber
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V CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP, QUALITY AND STRATEGY IN THE DIGITAL AGE
  • The Innovation Challenge
    – How should insurers & service companies create new products?
    – What fields of health care will be on the rise/what does the market need?
    – Targeting a new kind of traveler – millenials & tech-savy travelers: how to satisfy their needs with insurance products
  • Automated Travel Insurance: How to turn potential customers into clients?
    – Travel insurance: key element in travel ecosystem
    – Growing opportunities of cross-selling travel insurance
    – Experience in off-and online channels to boost sales of travel insurance
    – A view into future trends for travel insurance distribution channels
11:00 - 12:30
Speaker: Rafael Senen, Ferdi Akdag, Pavel Vyskocil
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VI IDENTIFYING OPPORTUNITIES AND ADDRESSING CHALLENGES
  • Travel Assistance Services in 21st century: client’s new trends, requirements and requests
    – Services and expectations of our clients in new age – which services could be offered and how to handle them
    – Providing assistance for clients in very specific new areas and locations
    – View into the future – what will come with new generation of travelers
  • How is Travel Industry facing challenges today and how it will change challenges in the future
    – How innovation and travel are impacting already in travel insurance industry
    – What we can expect in following years
    – How travel insurance industry is facing innovation today
    – Present and future challenges
  • Disruptions, Challenges, Opportunities and Risks for Assistance Businesses in the future
    – Dramatic market adjustment in the assistance industry
    – Away from traditions: an example how an assistance solution could look like in a couple of years
    – What could the traditional assistance companies do in order to survive in time of disruptive changes

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