Last Updated on: 22nd November 2023, 03:51 pm
The countdown has begun for the highly anticipated Climate Risk & Sustainability in Re/insurance USA 2023 conference, scheduled to take place on November 13 – 14 in Chicago. Hosted at the Hilton Embassy Suites, Chicago Downtown, Magnificent Mile, this pivotal event will run alongside the Underwriting Innovation USA 2023 conference, providing attendees with the unique opportunity to engage with leading decision-makers and subject matter experts.
Organised by Intelligent Insurer, the leading digital hub for senior insurance executives, brokers and insurtechs, the event is billed as the only conference in 2023 dedicated to mitigating climate risk for insurance and the transition to net zero. Over 20 senior executives from leading US insurers, including Liberty Mutual, Manulife Investment Management, Markel, American Family Insurance, Munich Re, Gallagher Re, FM Global, Zurich NA, Kita, ItascaRe, are set to attend and examine the risks and opportunities the industry must grapple with.
Alex Hackett, Senior Conference Producer at Intelligent Insurer and organiser of the inaugural event said:
“The Climate Risk & Sustainability in Re/insurance USA 2023 conference is not just an event; it’s a critical forum where industry leaders converge to confront the pressing challenges of our time. As we navigate the shifting landscape of climate risk and sustainability, this gathering will spark essential dialogues and empower decision-makers to shape the future of re/insurance. We are excited to host this event, uniting industry experts in the quest for resilience, innovation, and sustainable progress.”
The conference will cover five essential themes: exploring climate-focused profit opportunities; developing and implementing decarbonisation strategies; navigating changing climate and ESG regulations; mitigating climate risks for long-term resilience; and addressing underwriting challenges in a changing climate landscape. The expert speakers and panellists are all experienced insurance professionals who will be able to draw from years of personal experience working on the frontline of a rapidly changing landscape.
The event is free for insurers to attend and will provide attendees with the essential tools, industry contacts, and technological insights required to thrive in an environment characterised by climate-focused commercial opportunities, emerging regulatory shifts, and vital decarbonisation strategies. As the only event of its kind in 2023, Climate Risk & Sustainability in Re/insurance USA 2023 promises to deliver a powerful combination of in-depth case studies, interactive roundtables and lively panel debates designed to give insurance executives the strategic insight they need to drive innovation in this fast-evolving space.