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1:45 pm - 3:15 pm
Green Beans and Ice Cream: The Recipe for a Culture of Commitment

Insert positive reinforcement into your management system. Explore how leaders’ voluntary extra efforts stimulate the power of positive behavior modelling. Justify how this role modelling can be the basis of your company culture. Uncover how it helps you attract and retain high-performance employees as well as achieve long-term improvement among low-performance employees. Hone in on the mechanisms you need for successful behavior-based recognition programs. And consider overlooked areas where you can apply that success.

Room: 113BC
Category: Executive Leadership Track (ELT) NEW!

Learning Objectives:
  • Define positive reinforcement and its correlation with safety and profitability.
  • Identify your employee types—compliant, noncompliant or committed—and their drivers.
  • Distinguish reinforcements that inspire employee commitment and engagement.
Speakers:
  • Bill Sims, Jr., President, Bill Sims Company
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Small Wonder: Bermuda’s Supersized Impact on the World of Risk

A presentation by the Honorable Michael Dunkley, Premier of Bermuda, detailing the British overseas territory’s larger-than-life role, past and present, on the world stage. From its historic 17th-century connections with America’s birthplace at Jamestown and its role as a U.S. base staging point for World War II and Cold War summits, Bermuda is also headquarters of this this summer’s America’s Cup and the world’s most critical property-casualty reinsurance center. Premier Dunkley will give an inside look at the successes and challenges of mid-Atlantic diplomacy, from to the Age of Discovery to Brexit, and how tiny Bermuda became a global risk management powerhouse.

Room: 114 Theater
Category: Executive Leadership Track (ELT) NEW!

Learning Objectives:
  • A look inside the corporate culture that has made Bermuda a global risk management powerhouse.
  • Insights into the unique mid-Atlantic diplomacy challenges navigated by the leadership of one of Britain’s last remaining territories.
  • A history of U.S.-Bermuda relations—and how that heritage has helped forge the world’s most important property-casualty market and one of the top three risk transfer centers.
Speakers:
  • The Hon. Michael Dunkley JP, MP, Premier of Bermuda, Premier of Bermuda
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Managing Uncertain Terrain: The Intersection of International Strategic Planning and Enterprise Risk Management

Get ready to seize the opportunities and diffuse the uncertainties of foreign expansion by reconsidering the risks. Through a case study, discuss the inadequately considered strategic issues that arise from worldwide business growth. Prepare yourself to interpret the macro-level environment so you can understand and adjust to new rules. Integrate the enterprise risk management (ERM) function of organizational resiliency into your organization’s strategic plan to prepare for the known and unknown in globalization goals.

Room: 113BC
Category: Executive Leadership Track (ELT) NEW!

Learning Objectives:
  • Isolate the strategic concerns of both building in a new arena and playing the game there.
  • Review the political, legal, cultural, economic and foreign exchange issues you need to know.
  • Correlate the strengths of ERM with the intentions of your organization’s strategic plans.
Speakers:
  • Roger Kashlak, Professor of International Business, Loyola University of Maryland
  • Michael Zuckerman, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Temple University
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strategic Resilience: Taking Your Seat at the Table

You can become a strategic advisor within the highest ranks of your organization. To elevate your career, however, you must understand senior executive concerns when it comes to organizational resilience. Broaden your comprehension of how the world—not just your marketplace—will evolve and the effect on your business. Analyze ways you can proactively evaluate critical emerging risk factors that may impact the success of strategic decisions. Polish your communication style to translate your risk insights to senior leaders and board members.

Room: 114 Theater
Category: Executive Leadership Track (ELT) NEW!

Learning Objectives:
  • Devise a framework that allows your organization to begin enhancing its strategic resilience.
  • Classify the type of information that can influence decisions and affect the strategic plan.
  • Acquire a compelling means to communicate risk management effectiveness.
Speakers:
  • Chris Johnson, Executive Vice President, FM Global
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Brexit: A Threat or Opportunity?

A small majority—52 percent—voted for the UK to exit the Europe Union after 40 years membership in the European community. Was this simply a protest vote stoked by fear of immigration? Or was it an opportunity seized to extract the UK economy from the bureaucracy of the 28-member community? No one can be certain. As negotiations between the UK and EU formally commence on a two-year timetable, explore the reasoning and ramifications of Brexit.

Room: 114 Theater
Category: Executive Leadership Track (ELT) NEW!

Learning Objectives:
  • Consider the possible Brexit-related threats or risk to your organization.
  • Weigh options to mitigate the risks associated with the UK leaving the EU.
Speakers:
  • John Lloyd, Director, JLT Specialty Ltd
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
How Risk Management Can Build Economic and Human Resilience

Take a focused look at the new Insurance Development Forum (IDF). Through a panel discussion, get to know this partnership between the UN, the World Bank and the insurance industry established in 2016. Discover how it aims to use insurance know-how to help governments reduce disaster risk while building a more sustainable global insurance market. With relevant expert global insights, examine the impact of insurance on infrastructure, homes and people affected by crippling natural disasters in all cultures and regions.

Room: 113BC
Category: Executive Leadership Track (ELT) NEW!

Learning Objectives:
  • Stay abreast of coordinated international IDF efforts.
  • Form a microeconomic view of the impact of natural disasters on local operations.
  • Outline ways risk management increases resiliency in public facilities and regional economies.
Speakers:
  • Joaquim Levy, Managing Director and CFO, World Bank Group
  • Bradley Kading, President, Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers
  • Stephen Catlin, Executive Deputy Chairman, XL Catlin
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Head of Risk: Your Personal Journey to Help Your Organization Win in a Changing World

By revolutionizing how risk is perceived you can lead your organization to a bright future. But if the risk management role is to help inform strategy and decision making, you need to rebrand traditional enterprise risk management (ERM) and develop your professional acumen. Follow the path to making these changes and pinpoint the challenges that may arise.

Room: 120AB
Category: Executive Leadership Track (ELT) NEW!

Learning Objectives:
  • Develop your risk management outlook and toolkit to prepare for a changing world.
  • Practice the new language and paradigms shaping the 21st Century’s risk landscape.
  • Cultivate new conversations about risk with leadership.
Speakers:
  • Martin Vilsoe, Director, Implement Consulting Group
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Risk, Resiliency and Continuity: Survival of the Fittest

Get the competitive advantage gained from risk culture and a survival bias. Where risk is intangible and difficult to measure, resilience and business continuity are among the top business priorities often ignored by senior leaders. You can guide your organization toward attaining these vital strengths. Survey ways to attack complex issues head-on through business insights, case studies and emerging best practices in agile risk management.

Room: 120AB
Category: Executive Leadership Track (ELT) NEW!

Learning Objectives:
  • Link key identifiers to exposures that affect resiliency.
  • Summarize the organizational risk culture within corporations and communities.
  • Establish your own battle rhythm for embracing resiliency as a risk professional.
Speakers:
  • Dante Disparte, Founder and CEO, Risk Cooperative
  • Lance Ewing, EVP Global Risk Management & Client Services, Cotton Holdings Inc.
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Following China’s Silk Road Economic Belt

Announced in 2013 by China’s president Xi Jinping, the One Belt, One Road project opens new trade markets along two corridors—one overland, the other by sea—that will connect the country with its neighbors in the west. In doing so, President Xi is encouraging state-owned enterprises and financial institutions to invest in infrastructure and construction abroad. Explore China’s vision for this plan and the implications for global trade.

Room: 120AB
Category: Executive Leadership Track (ELT) NEW!

Learning Objectives:
  • Anticipate possible outcomes from China’s One Belt, One Road program.
  • Follow projects undertaken by China’s state-owned enterprises and financial institutions.
  • Discern how China’s insurance market is supporting the One Belt, One Road strategy.
Speakers:
  • Cynthia Li, Head of Bowring Marsh China, Marsh LLC
  • Donghe Zhang, China Risk and Compliance Manager, IKEA (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
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