Upcoming events

Upcoming events

Terrorism Risk Insurance Seminar

ARPC will host the second Terrorism Risk Insurance Seminar on Thursday, 05 October at Parliament House in Macquarie St, Sydney.

Terrorism is a persistent global threat with many impacts. Our second annual Seminar will focus on current and emerging terrorism threats as well as the implications for policymakers and the insurance/re-insurance industry. The Seminar will be opened by Ian Carson, ARPC Chair and chaired by Dr Christopher Wallace, ARPC CEO.

The event will begin with a light lunch at 12.30pm and end with networking drinks and canapés at 6pm-7pm.

To register, please visit EventBrite here and go to Tickets.

ARPC reserves the right to vet registration requests.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Keynote speakers

Ian Carson AM, ARPC Chair

Topic: Why are we here and what can delegates expect? The strategic direction for ARPC


Anthony Bergin portrait photoDr. Anthony Bergin

Senior Research Fellow, National Security College, ANU and Senior Analyst, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Topic: Homeland security and disaster resilience – from the Federal Government to local councils


Anthony Bubalo portrait photoAnthony Bubalo

Deputy Director and Research Director, Lowy Institute for International Policy

Topic: The Future of Jihadist Terrorism 



Levi West portrait photoLevi West

Director of Terrorism Studies, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University

Topic: Towards cyber-terrorism? The evolution of terrorist offensive cyber capabilities


Michael Pennel portrait photoMichael Pennell PSM

ARPC Chief Underwriting Officer

Topic: A short update on ARPC’s Cyber Terrorism White Paper


Murray Ackman

Research Fellow, Institute of Economics and Peace

Topic: Thwarted terror attacks and what policymakers and the insurance/reinsurance industry can learn from them


Paul Allison

Vice Chairman, Guy Carpenter

Concluding Q&A and panel session with all speakers.


 Pablo Carpay

 Coordinator, Countering Violent Extremism Program, Attorney-General’s Department

 Topic: Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) and the need for collaboration outside of Government