Full coverage from the 3-day virtual event

Tuesday 22 September 2020

08:00: Press Conference: Six new initiatives from Airmic

Kicking off Airmic Fest, this year’s virtual conference, the risk management association announced several new initiatives and pieces of research for its membership.

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Tuesday 22 September 2020

10:00: Panel Session: Wellbeing and trust – two positive unintended consequences of the coronavirus pandemic

Speaking at a panel at Airmic Fest, experts panellists discuss how their firms have adapted to the changes wrought by Covid-19 and the impacts it could have on businesses operations in the future

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Tuesday 22 September 2020

11:30: On Demand Session: D&O: Navigating the ‘perfect storm’

Speaking during an on-demand webinar during Day One of Airmic Fest, experts from Lockton and Chubb discussed the rapidly hardening directors & officers (D&O) insurance market and the challenges this presents insurance buyers

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Tuesday 22 September 2020

11:30: On Demand Session: How to manage the rise of pandemic fraudsters

The Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating the risks of fraud and businesses must be on their guard. Two experts analyse how the threats are evolving and how risk managers can mitigate them

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Tuesday 22 September 2020

14:00: On Demand Session: Employees are often a business’ greatest asset – so it’s time to protect them

Employee wellness is moving up the corporate agenda – at Airmic Fest two experts explore how businesses can look after their staff

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Tuesday 22 September 2020

14:00: On Demand Session: COVID-19: The next normal

There was a rallying cry for risk managers during an on-demand webinar during the Airmic Fest conference, when experts from Marsh called upon the profession to use their experience and risk insight to help organisations mitigate the inevitable financial impact of COVID-19

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Tuesday 22 September 2020

14:00: On Demand Session: COVID-19: Liability claims spike

While the initial focus of COVID-related claims has been on business interruption and the well-publicised dispute between policyholders and insurers, a second wave of COVID-related liability claims is set to hit businesses on the employee and public liability side.

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Wednesday 23 September 2020

11:30: On Demand Session: Collaboration is key

Good data and trust are the cornerstones to successful co-creation, according to panellists at Airmic Fest.

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Wednesday 23 September 2020

11:30: On Demand Session: The harsh market

D&O underwriters have been willing to sacrifice long-standing commercial relationships, revealed risk managers during a heated discussion on the harsh market.

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Wednesday 23 September 2020

11:30: On Demand Session: Responding to climate change – the strategic role for the risk professional

2020 is a landmark year for climate change action. Speaking at the virtual Airmic Fest conference, Matt Scott, senior director, Climate and Resilience Hub at Willis Towers Watson at Willis said that data shows that unless we have a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions starting today, “we may well be facing irreversible warming and pervasive changes.”

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Wednesday 23 September 2020

14:00: On Demand Session: Why resilience needs to be a collaborative effort

Following the launch of the Resilience Alliance, four of the founder members spoke at Airmic Fest about the quest for resilience and why breaking down silos must be a top priority

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Wednesday 23 September 2020

14:00: On Demand Session: Getting a grip on intangibles

Lockdown has prompted significant investment by many companies in intangible assets, as they adapt to the new environment. This includes human capital and digital platforms, according to a live Q&A at Day 2 of Airmic Fest.

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Thursday 24 September 2020

09:45: Main Stage 2: Time is running out for businesses to get Brexit-ready

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Thursday 24 September 2020

11:30: Main Stage 2:  Reputational risk: Why traditional techniques are failing?

The reasons leading to CEOs having to step down from their roles is increasingly the result of a reputational crisis, explain experts during a live seminar at Airmic Fest.

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Thursday 24 September 2020

11:30: Main Stage 1: COVID-19 has given risk managers an opportunity to shine – all they need to do is take it

Risk managers are more visible to boards than ever, so they must take this opportunity to sell the importance of loss prevention, risk management and resilience

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Thursday 24 September 2020

14:00: Exclusive conversation with Vinton G. Cerf: AI won’t save us from a cyber catastrophe

 People, not technology, are behind cyber abuses says one of the ‘fathers of the internet’

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Thursday 24 September 2020

14:30: Panel Session: Three trends that will shape the world and what they mean for risk managers

Four experts at Airmic Fest identified longevity, digitalisation and climate change as three trends that will change the way we do business. Here’s how they’ll affect risk management.

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