Event program

Event program

Thursday 5th October 2017
12.30pm – 1.30pm Registration and light lunch
  Welcome remarks from seminar chair Dr Christopher Wallace, CEO, Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation
  Opening address
  Why are we here and what can delegates expect from this event? The strategic direction for ARPC. Ian Carson AM, ARPC Chair
Session 1 The terrorism threat and how to counter it
  The Attorney-General’s Department – Countering Violent Extremism Program TBA
  Thwarted terrorist attacks and what policymakers and the insurance/reinsurance industry can learn from them Murray Ackman, Lead Researcher, Institute of Economics and Peace
  Homeland security disaster resilience – from the Federal Government to local councils Dr Anthony Bergin, Senior Analyst, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
  The future of Jihadist Terrorism Anthony Bubalo, Deputy Director and Research Director, Lowy Institute for International Policy
  Afternoon tea
Session 2 What is the cyber terrorism threat?
  Towards cyber terrorism? The evolution of terrorist offensive cyber capabilities Levi West, Director of Terrorism Studies, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University
  An update on ARPC’s Cyber Terrorism White Paper Michael Pennel, ARPC Chief Underwriting Officer
Session 3 The insurance/reinsurance implications
  Trends in terrorism re/insurance TBA
  Q&A and Panel Discussion All Speakers. Chaired by Paul Allison, Vice Chairman, Guy Carpenter
6pm – 7pm Networking drinks and canapés
  Seminar ends