Events

The Swiss Re Institute organizes best in class events on the strategic topics in its research agenda. In the tradition of the Centre of Global Dialogue, the institute continues to host a vibrant platform for engagement around future challenges of the re/insurance world.

We understand that knowledge and dialogue is personal, and our events encourage dialogue within our stakeholder communities, improving understanding of risk and insurance, and enabling sound business solutions.

Find a list of upcoming and past events below:

4th Swiss Re Symposium on Data Protection

5th Swiss Re Symposium on Data Protection

The insurance industry is at a turning point. New technologies and business models are shaping the way we provide insurance solutions. Innovation is creating new opportunities for individuals and insurers, which are now able to operate more efficiently. Given this context, we need to reconsider our approach to compliance, which often lags behind the fast pace of technological developments.

Expert Forum on Genomic Medicine

Expert Forum on Genomic Medicine

The aim of this one-day forum is to exchange with experts on the emerging genomics landscape and how implementation of genomic medicine is going to impact disease prevention and management. The morning sessions will be dedicated to latest developments in the field of genetic testing, gene editing and personalized medicine, while in the afternoon we will address behavioral and economic aspects associated with genomic medicine.

Swiss Risk and Insurance Forum

Swiss Risk and Insurance Forum

The Swiss Risk and Insurance Forum brings together experts from academia, the insurance industry, regulatory bodies and consulting companies to discuss (typically technical) topics that are relevant to the insurance industry. The main objective is to provide a platform on which people from academia can interact with those involved on the more practical side of the insurance industry. This facilitates the knowledge transfer in both directions helping enrich the research agendas of the academic institutions and enabling those dealing with practical matters to partake in the newest academic developments.

Health monitoring in insurance: Moving from promises to solutions

Health monitoring in insurance: Moving from promises to solutions

Life and health insurers are expecting the data generated by wearables and health apps to become a major input into their strategies of engagement and health improvement with their customers. Many solutions are being marketed that promise answers for how to curate, analyse, process and implement health change from the growing flows of health relevant data coming from policy-holders.