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:

Future.Talk 1 / 2017

Future.Talk 1 / 2017

Recent changes in regulation, new competitors, new technologies, as well as rapid developments in digitization are putting an enormous pressure on the insurance industry. In addition, customers’ needs and demands are changing substantially in the sense that they desire a higher transparency, a more personalized service, a simplified claims process, etc.

Improving the measurement of digital security incidents and risk management

Improving the measurement of digital security incidents and risk management

Participation in the digital economy allows businesses to increase productivity and expand their market. At the same time, it raises new security and privacy challenges as a result of the fast pace of technological innovation and increasing interdependencies between networks and the operations of infrastructure and businesses.

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 will facilitate 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.

Energy Investor Summit

New Energy Investor Summit 2017

Finding excellent investment opportunities in wind, solar and hydroelectric power plants is difficult. Energy suppliers, institutional investors and family offices find themselves in a seller's market and are competing for the best investment opportunities. The Investor Summit brings top management from financially-strong investors together with their peers from project developers, providers of investment structures, and service providers.

Expert Forum on the Trump Presidency

Expert Forum on the Trump Presidency: "Making America Great Again"

The election of Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman who never before held elected office, shocked America and the world. After emerging victorious from a contentious and divisive race that featured explosive tweets, raucous mass rallies, and ethnic antagonism, President Trump began his term in office with just as much controversy. While facing allegations of Russian hacking of the election results, he launched unprecedented attacks on media outlets for reporting "fake news" and signed executive orders on immigration that resulted in anger and confusion.

Blockchain Valley Conference

Blockchain Valley Conference

Blockchain is revolutionising transactions, just as the Internet has revolutionised communication. The new concept will drastically change industry, society and everyday life. This change is happening fast, and it’s happening in the Blockchain Valley in and around Zurich.

Advance Conference

Advance Conference: The Future of Leadership

In a fast-changing and increasingly complex world, there's only one thing we know for sure: what brought us here won't get us there. Strong leadership is more essential than ever. But what will "strong leadership" mean in the future? Together with Swiss and international opinion leaders from business, politics and the academic world, we will be looking into future leadership models, and learning from these experts how they are preparing for the more flexible, digital, and diverse businesses of the future.

Next Generation Insurance Customer: Solutions for an ageing society

Global ageing is going to change the social structure and expectations as people work longer, face greater risks of disease and require more care. How we identify and address the needs of the elderly is a key concern for citizens, governments and the financial sector.

13th CRO Assembly: Our changing risk landscape

13th CRO Assembly: Our changing risk landscape

Chief Risk Officers are tasked with navigating through a world that is at times uncertain, complex and ambiguous. At the 13th CRO Assembly, which will be held 27 - 29 November 2017, Chief Risk Officers and Senior Risk Leaders from around the world will be invited to discuss emerging risks and opportunities for the global insurance industry. The topic of the Assembly will be "Our changing risk landscape".

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