8th AIDA Europe Conference [BETA SITE]

Lisbon, Portugal

Gulbenkian Foundation, Av. de Berna, 45A, 1067-001 Lisbon, Portugal

"Landfall of the Tech Storm" - How Technology is changing client interaction - Legal issues in distribution, claims and insurance services & other key developments in insurance and reinsurance.

The Conference focuses mainly on the impact of technology upon the insurance industry, in particular on the changing client interaction, legal issues in distribution, claims and insurance services. A special focus of the Conference will be on insurance distribution, including the new EU Insurance Distribution Directive implemented in 2018.

Further topics for the Lisbon Conference include Artificial Intelligence in insurance business; Autonomous vehicles and the EU law; Cyber Coverage Issues; and a session addressing Hot Topics on the legal and regulatory front, which the insurance industry currently faces.

The developments since the last AIDA Europe Conference in Warsaw and the matters debated there will be looked upon, notably InsurTech, and a progress review on the project of Principles of Reinsurance Contract Law (PRICL) will be presented.

A number of AIDA Working Parties have announced their presence in Lisbon, to address Conference matching, but also other specific topics.

The Scientific Committee of AIDA Europe has conducted a "Call for Papers on Insurance Distribution Directive - Promises and Reality", the results of which will be featuring in the Conference.

For details about the venue, programme, Conference fee and registration see below.

AIDA Europe

For the Lisbon Organising Committee

Prof. Margarida Lima Rego  |  Christian Felderer


Click here for full details of the programme for 8th AIDA Europe Conference. It includes information on the Conference venue and recommended hotels.  Please note that there is no single Conference hotel as the Conference takes place mainly at the Gulbenkian Foundation's Conference Centre. Hotel accommodation has, therefore, to be booked by each delegate individually.


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Payment Details:

The Conference fee may be paid in € either by Credit Card (PayPal) or through bank transfer to AIDA Europe's € bank account with Credit Suisse Ltd, Zurich/Switzerland:

Account no. 0835-2158211-42; IBAN CH41 0483 5215 8211 4200 0/BIC CRESCHZZ80A


In case of any questions, please contact Sandra Dellimore at  aidaeuropesecretariat@aidainsurance.org


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8th AE Conference Programme [BETA SITE]

"Landfall of the Tech Storm" - How Technology is changing client interaction - Legal issues in distribution, claims and insurance services & other key developments in insurance and reinsurance.

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

16:30 – 17:30

NOVA University, Campus de Campolide, 1099-032 Lisboa

Christian Felderer, Chairman AIDA Europe
Assembly motions

Two examples of recent AIDA Europe Members’ initiatives

Thursday, 3 October 2019

Gulbenkian Foundation

Christian Felderer, Chairman AIDA Europe

09:15 – 10:30

Key Note 1:

Jorge Magalhaes Correia, Chairman & CEO Fidelidade Seguros, Portugal

Topic: “Striving to innovate and staying competitive in a rapidly changing market.”

Key Note 2:

Julia Unkel, PwC Germany Insurance Leader

Topic: “Future of insurance industry – how innovation and technology are changing client interaction and
insurance services”

How are InsurTech and AI solutions disrupting the insurance value chain, when and where?

Which are the most promising technologies and how will the next years be in terms of technological evolution affecting insurance (incl. Q&As’ on Key Notes of approx. 10’).

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Covering the legal, business and regulatory perspective on cyber coverage issues

  • Mapping the cyber risks landscape
  • Insurability
  • Coverage solutions
  • Cyber in International Insurance Programmes


Pirmin Stalder, LGT ILS Partners Ltd., Switzerland

Panel Members:

  • Celso De Azevedo, Partner at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP, London / UK
  • Nelson Fereira, AIG, Head of Liabilities & Financial Lines – Portugal
  • Adam Banas, Swiss Re, Senior Legal Expert Cyber Solutions, Zurich / Switzerland

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Moderation: Prof. Pierpaolo Marano, Associate Professor, Università Cattolica del Secro Cuore, Milan/ Italy, Chairman of the AIDA Europe Scientific Committee

Panel Members and Topics:

  • Fausto Parente, Executive Director of EIOPA: "How close is the Single Market?"
  • Kiran Soar, Partner InceGordonDadds, London/UK: "The IDD and the London Market"
  • «Pills» on the IDD by Young Authors and winners of the AIDA Europe Young Authors Awards 2019



14:30 – 18:00

(Breakout Sessions dedicated to conference topic)

General Principles of Insurance Law Working Party, Motor Insurance Working Party and ASTIN - International Non-Life Actuarial Association (Joint Meeting)


  • Prof. Sara Landini, University of Florence / Italy, Chairperson of Motor Insurance Working Party,
  • Dr. Kyriaki Noussia, Senior Lecturer in Law University of Exeter, Law School, CSSIS, Exeter / UK, Chairperson of General Principles of Insurance Law Working Party

Panel Members and Topics:

  • Dr. Kyriaki Noussia, University of Exeter, UK and Prof. Sara Landini, University of Florence, Italy: “Autonomous vehicles – motor insurance and contractual perspectives”
  • Prof. Rob Merkin, University of Exeter, UK and Jonathan Scragg, Partner, Duncan Cotterill, New Zealand: “Autonomous Vehicles, the IDD and Brexit”
  • Dr Luo Can, School of Artificial Intelligence & Law, Southwest University of Political Science & Law, Chongqing, China: "The Chinese Perspective on Autonomous Vehicles and the Distribution of Insurance: A Comparative Study with the IDD”
  • Nuno Sapateiro, PLMJ Law Firm, Lisbon, Portugal: “Autonomous Vehicles: The Portuguese Perspective”
  • Dr. Andrea Signorino Barbat, University of Montevideo, Uruguay: “An Approach to the Social, Functional and Ethical Dimension of the Cyber Risks, with a Special Focus on Autonomous Vehicles”

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16:00 – 16:30


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