3 May 2022Reinsurance

IFTRIP unveils conference agenda

The International Forum of Terrorism Risk (Re)Insurance Pools (IFTRIP) has announced the agenda for its 2022 IFTRIP livestream conference, “ReCODE”.

Sponsored by Guy Carpenter, the event is free to attend and will take place virtually on Tuesday 10th May 2022.

The livestream conference is aimed at those with an interest in understanding future terrorism risk and will be presented by Nicholas Rasmussen, former director of the US National Counterterrorism Center, and will feature keynotes, expert panels and live Q&A sessions.

The conference agenda includes discussions on cyberterrorism, bioterrorism, pandemic reinsurance, pooling risk, climate change and parametric insurance. It will also premiere the second instalment of Pool Re’s 9.11 docufilm film, ‘Two Decades of Disruption: PART II’.

Notable key speakers include Kenneth Feinberg, former special master of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, Department of Justice Victims of State-Sponsored Terrorism Fund and other high-profile programmes, Ali Soufan, former FBI Supervisory Special Agent, who investigated and supervised complex international terrorism cases including the events surrounding 9/11 and Bronek Masojada, former group chief executive of Hiscox, who will discuss the “Future of the (re)insurance industry”.

Separate panel topics on the day will include: ‘The pooling debate in the wake of covid’, ‘Climate change: fuelling terror and extremism’, ‘Where does the buck stop? Should insurers take more responsibility for risk mitigation?’ and ‘The Protection Gap’.

Tom Clementi, chief executive of Pool Re, said: “IFTRIP exists to build international collaboration between insurance markets, governments, academics, and security professionals against the common threat of terrorism and extreme risks. This is an exciting platform for leading figures to outline their contribution to building a more resilient and sustainable global society. Pool Re is delighted to play a leading role in IFTRIP and to put on an event that attracts world class thought leaders.”